Tag: Startup

  • An alpha alpha approach

    Mr Downey spurred a bit of conversation on Twitter about the idea of ‘alpha’ stages in the GDS delivery cycle. One of the responses was from Martin — which I liked up to a point but it also didn’t totally work for me and part of that was the terminology — unfortunately MVP has attracted so much baggage at […]

  • Seven: Pounds

    Doing 35 posts in 32 days has rather wiped out my blogging mojo — the tank is empty at the moment. That said it has been an exciting week one way or another so I wanted to quickly capture things just so I don’t lose track. Some things that happened We (our company — well our ‘group’) floated on the […]

  • Seven: of Nine

    This is my ninth blogpost in nine days for #NaBloPoMo. I have another nine already written and scheduled. An additional nine are vaguely planned and sketched out if only in my imagination. I might just do this. Commuting was even worse Monday and Tuesday. So much so that I have now bitten the bullet and […]

  • Year of the Dog: Notes from ‘Clear and Bright’ (Qīngmíng)

    Safe to say spring has sprung eh? Hope everybody enjoyed the sun (it’ll probably be raining again by the time I hit publish on this!*) It has been a bit of a rollercoaster couple of weeks it has to be said. Like one of those old, wooden rollercoasters that bang you around a bit in […]

  • [book report] The Upstarts

    How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World by Brad Stone I really enjoyed Brad Stone’s previous book — the Everything Store about the rise of Amazon and Jeff Bezos. I learned a lot from it and it is a must read I think for any aspiring product manager. That […]