November 27, 2018

Why Startups Fail

Most Startups initiate with what their founders believe is a great product or service idea.  Yet, 90% of them fail.  In 2014 CBInsights published a study of 50 founder’s “post-mortem” essays - ...

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MVP:  The Most Vital Part
August 23, 2018

MVP: The Most Vital Part

The difference between and idea and a product is execution.  As a Product Owner, your chances of being successful are very low if you don’t have a clear definition of your MVP (Minimum Viable ...

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Smart Technology Series:  Episode 2:  IoT Protocol Inflation
August 7, 2018

Smart Technology Series: Episode 2: IoT Protocol Inflation

As with every new technology trend, there are always standards that compete with each other trying to solve the new problems encountered by the technology needs.  Back in 2010 when the mobile ...

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Smart Technology Series:  Episode 1:  Smart or Clever?
July 24, 2018

Smart Technology Series: Episode 1: Smart or Clever?

I’m starting a Smart Technology Series to provide my 2 cents in what is being called Smart ___ (fill in the blank). These are typically marketing names for the Things that make up the “Internet ...

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What is the role of a Product Manager?
March 29, 2017

What is the role of a Product Manager?

I’ve heard them all!  “The marketing guy”, “feature creeper”, “she is really just sales”, and some other more derogatory that I will spare from readers. Let’s face it, Product Managers not always ...

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Product Entrepreneurship post Digital Age
March 3, 2017

Product Entrepreneurship post Digital Age

There is no question that we are going through a radical transformation in businesses around the world.  I recently picked up a copy (actually downloaded) of The Fourth Industrial Revolution by ...

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Wearables for the Enterprise
February 26, 2017

Wearables for the Enterprise

It seems that all the craze over the past few years is about wearable computing.  Definitely a relatively new computing paradigm that promises to put more computing power in the body of ...

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Internet of Things
February 14, 2017

Internet of Things

As the term Internet of Things (IoT) becomes as colloquial as “smartphone” or “texting”, one can’t help but to think about the implications to modern life.  It is undeniable that it is the ...

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