Are we predicting ourselves into extinction? All this rush to feed only AI/ML/Data-Driven predictions to people, whether it's news feeds or retail product offerings/stocking decisions, it encourages perfecting the alignment of what comes next with past observed happenings. And as such, wouldn't what naturally random occurrences of out-of-normness disappear from what appear in front of … Continue reading

Demos are easy, products are not

I resonated with the short blog post, This Feature Should Be Easy, by Brent Simmons, where he wrote: The main function of a feature … is often the easiest part.  It’s everything around the feature that makes it harder: UI design, localization, refactoring, accessibility, state restoration, getting new artwork (for a toolbar button, for instance), dealing … Continue reading Demos are easy, products are not

On B2B SaaS Provider Viability

I have evaluated many vendors offering solutions to help with different areas of needs in business. (There seems to be an interesting correlation between the pace of business transformation and the pace of evaluating new B2B SaaS solutions to fill various business operations needs.) Over time, I've come to place a lot of importance on … Continue reading On B2B SaaS Provider Viability

I’m Rooting For You

Sometimes it's the little things that make the biggest difference in people's lives. I changed jobs recently. The little things that had gone by seemingly unnoticed over the last few years all seemed to bubble up into well-wishes and personal reflections, as my everyday interactions and relationships were about to shift dramatically. It's nothing glamorous. … Continue reading I’m Rooting For You