umbrella term covering variety of techniques of reducing costs while improving quality: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Managed_care (more)

when a new user first realizes the value of your product and why they need it, ideally (but rarely?) happens during first visit (onboarding, AARRR, north-star playbook) (more)

Nick Mehta: Three Reasons Why a High Churn SaaS Business Will (Probably) Never Make Money. Profitability in SaaS comes down to three variables: (more)

Increasing momentum in your StartUp success - growth in revenue or other key Metric (contribution margin) (more)

a variety of Direct Marketing

it's nice to base plans on the idea of being Always On, but in the short-term (at least), data needs to be replicated (Data Synch) for Off-Line access (data and processing). (more)

On-site care, data and Dr. Bill Thomas, Lifesprk’s independence officer: Lifesprk’s CEO Joel Theisen talks about the company’s $30 million tech investment on the way to a new model. Lifesprk recently acquired 35 Tealwood Senior Living. (Lifespark) (more)

Meet @Fiatjaf, The Mysterious Nostr Creator Who Has Lured 18 Million Users And $5 Million From Jack Dorsey. Disenchanted with social media options like Twitter, the reclusive Bitcoin programmer tells Forbes how he designed his chat-and-payment service for people who dislike corporate control. (more)

Hypnosis is a human condition involving focused attention (the selective attention/selective inattention hypothesis, SASI),[2] reduced peripheral awareness, and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion.[3] There are competing theories explaining hypnosis and related phenomena. Altered state theories see hypnosis as an altered state of mind or trance, marked by a level of awareness different from the ordinary state of consciousness.[4][5] In contrast, non-state theories see hypnosis as, variously, a type of placebo effect,[6][7] a redefinition of an interaction with a therapist[8] or a form of imaginative role enactment. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypnosis

Monsters and Magical Sticks: There's No Such Thing as Hypnosis? by Steven Heller ISBN:1935150634 (more)

Past and present reads. Bolded-titles were faves. See esp. Greatest Books (more)

TIBCO Software Inc. is a business unit of Cloud Software Group that provides enterprise software. It has headquarters in Palo Alto and offices in North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America... TIBCO (The Information Bus Company) was founded in 1997 by Vivek Ranadivé as a subsidiary of Reuters Holdings.[2] Ranadivé originally developed the information bus software at his previous company, Teknekron Software Systems, which he sold to Reuters for $125 million in 1994... TIBCO was acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $4.2 billion in December 2014. Murray Rode replaced Ranadivé as chief executive officer (CEO) following the acquisition.[15] In 2019, Rode became vice chairman of the company and Dan Streetman succeeded him as CEO.[16][17] TIBCO acquired data and analytics company Information Builders for an undisclosed sum in January 2021.[18] In September 2022, Vista and Elliott Investment Management acquired Florida-based Citrix Systems for $16.5 billion and merged the company with TIBCO, forming Cloud Software Group]]. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TIBCO_Software

Marketo, Inc. is an American software company, with its headquarters in San Mateo, California. Marketo develops and sells marketing automation software for account-based marketing and other marketing services and products, including SEO and content creation.[1][2][3] In 2018, Marketo was acquired by Adobe Systems. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marketo (more)

Nostr is a decentralized network protocol for a distributed social networking system. The name is an acronym for "Notes and Other Stuff Transmitted by Relays". It was designed with goals of censorship-resistance in mind... As of April 2023, Nostr was primarily popular with Bitcoin users.[3] Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter, endorses and has financially supported the development of Nostr by donating approximately $250,000 worth of bitcoin to the developers of the project.[3][4] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nostr

aka "Culture Eats Strategy for breakfast" (business strategy) (more)

Stian Haklev: Can we agree on the facts? In most discussions, whether in politics or in research, we tend to jump seamlessly between facts, logical inferences, theories, ideas and value judgments. This can be done manipulatively, but also seems to be “just human”. Are there better ways to reach agreements, and collaborate more effectively? (claim) (more)

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This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking 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!

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Current:

My Coding for fun.

Past:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/billseitz/

Agile Product Development, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit, Adding Product To Your Startup Team, Agility, Context, and Team Agency, (2022-10-12) Accidental Learnings of a Journeyman Product Manager

My Coding

Big Levers, Theory of Change, Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention; Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory

FluxGarden; Network Enlightenment Ecosystem; ThinkingTools Interaction as Medium; Hypermedia Pattern Language; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Portal Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

Book list, Greatest Books

To Write

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