Hiten Shah: Why Trello Failed to Build a $1 Billion+ Business (more)

How a Messaging App Challenged Traditional Banks and Captured 45% of the Market – Counterpoint Research (more)

aka Texting: typically used in context of Mobile/WireLess messaging (more)

Saw the movie, was disappointed. Little seemed to happen in terms of plot, and the characters weren't very complex. (more)

Charlie Gilkey: Do You Have an Idea Garden? (more)

a lite version of the Worse Is Better claim? (more)

Excess Capacity in a system process; similar to LeeWay? (more)

eater of meat and veggies - see Omnivore's Dilemma

author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense Of Food and FoodRules (the latter a book which I think is a step backward from his Three Food Rules) (more)


Two-by-two matrix, useful in lots of SenseMaking

Futurism process associated with Shell Oil and the Global Business Network. Most common structure is 2x2 considering effects of whether 2 macro trends/events come true in the future. (more)

Jake Knapp documents GV's Three-Hour Brand Sprint (Which is more about defining corporate Mission and Culture.) (more)

A Product Team is often expected to have a RoadMap of future development. As usual, the Plan is useless, but the Planning can be useful. (more)

Bruce Dixon: The Art of Unlearning (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Thinking Space of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO) (also a Wiki-Junkie).

My Calling: to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!


Seeking: CTO/Chief Product Officer-type position in funded organization with entrepreneurial culture, in Chicago area. My value: accelerating business-changing product development.