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Great read
There's lots written about how you should build software, but few concrete examples of the messy reality as implemented by startups. Here's our process.
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The idea of an app as an independent destination is becoming less important, and the idea of an app as a publishing tool, with related notifications that contain content and actions, is becoming more important.
The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes… Read more…
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Great list...
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Wow, that really is a good list.
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PMs that don’t ship product aren’t PMs, they’re just people with nice ideas....
“When a project goes well, the engineering team was brilliant. When it fails, that meddlesome PM sabotaged everything… ”- An anon sr. engineer at Google Being a Product Manager is tough. Succeeding is even harder. Over the last... | Kenton Kivestu | Product Lead @FlurryMobile. Formerly ran @Zynga mobile poker. Ex-Googler. Rookie sailor, professional ramen eater.
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In case you missed this great comScore whitepaper, a must-read for all FB marketers...
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und haste dem whitepaper downgeloadet? und mir schon in den posteingang gelegt? :)
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"We didn’t spend enough time talking with customers and were rolling out features that I thought were great, but we didn’t gather enough input from clients. We didn’t realize it until it was too late. It’s easy to get tricked into thinking your thing is cool. You have to pay attention to your customers and adapt to their needs."
No survivorship bias here. A compilation of startup failure post-mortems by founders and investors.
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Make sure you don't polish features no one wants while leaving yourself ripe for disruption by a more focused competitor....
Feature audits are a powerful tool for startups with limited resources. Before planning your product roadmap you should do an audit.
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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action #TED : http://on.ted.com/qom7
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ... <em>(Filmed at <a href=http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/72>TEDxPugetSound</a>.)</em>
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I love to work with +Victoria Ransom and I feel proud to be part of the awesome Wildfire team!
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How hot is social media? Just ask +Victoria Ransom

Here she tells me how she's gone from six employees in our last interview to more than 140 today. Wild growth and she's excited about Google+ too.

She's one of the best people I've met on my journey through the tech industry and in this video you can see why. Passionate. Smart. Inspiring.

Anyway, hope you like these little tours of cool companies and their leaders.
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Awesome post by +Robert Scoble about Wildfire
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Here's my CEO hero

When I first met +Victoria Ransom back in October 2009 and interviewed her, she had six employees. That interview is here: http://www.building43.com/videos/2009/10/27/wildfire-helps-companies-create-facebook-marketing-campaigns/ (I think you can see most of her team back then behind her at a single table).

I remember Tweeting back then that she was a CEO to watch.

Today? They rang a bell as they hired another employee, which brings them to more than 140.

As she showed me around her fast-growing office, I realized that she is doing a few things right:

1. She, and her team, are having tons of fun at work.
2. She has boundless passion for what she does.
3. She makes it look so easy.

What does her firm http://www.wildfireapp.com/ do? It helps businesses with their social media campaigns.

Which brings me to another point. She started her business when a lot of people were saying "social media is lame." She ignored all those naysayers and saw that businesses would need help in this new world.

Hey, +Vic Gundotra you meeting with her and getting her feedback about Google+ brand pages before you launch? You should. Her firm has IMMENSE economic power to help brands and businesses decide whether to support Google+.

So, why is she my CEO hero? Because walking through her business I can see they are kicking butt. Hopefully I'll have up a video of her in the morning.

Business schools and government leaders should be studying what she's doing, because it's working and working big time.

Thanks Victoria for being a role model of mine.
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140 peeps now? Wow, the wildfire is unstoppable!
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    Product Manager, 2012 - present
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