Just Launched! — Reduce Roadmap Risk by Mapping Dependencies
When I was a kid I used to have nightmares about walking into geometry class only to discover there was a test I had completely forgotten about. Once I became a product manager those dreams morphed somewhat. Instead of geometry class, it was the day of a big product launch and the product was nowhere near ready because I never had a plan. Cold sweat.
Your Startup Does Not Need “Adult Supervision”
A friend of mine came over the other night for a pep talk. He works at a San Francisco transportation startup. And he said that things are going well and not so well at the same time. Weird, right?
My Name Is Dave Rapin — This Is Why I Joined Aha!
I was bitten by the coding bug in my youth. When I was eight years old my father brought home an IBM XT. I was immediately mesmerized and spent my afternoons copying BASIC type-in programs from Compute! magazine.
No One Cares About Your Business Strategy
Recognize this scenario? You join the leadership team at the annual offsite to work on next year’s strategy. The location is somewhere expensive and beautiful. Unfortunately, you hardly ever leave the conference room.