The Best Way to Build a Product that Resonates with Consumers

People like to throw around the word MVP (minimum viable product), as if it gives you carte blanche to build something sub-par. This is the scenario you never want: Developers are head down in code for weeks, they build the product, rip the cover off, and your beta users’ reaction are, What the heck is this? […] Read more »

AOL Kills Off AIM, In Many Ways a Perfect Product

Software makers would do well to emulate the simplicity, single focus of AIM. Even people who haven’t used AOL Instant Messenger, or AIM, for years, were distressed to hear that it would be killed on Dec. 15. I never wanted to leave AIM in the first place, but since Apple stopped supporting it three years […] Read more »