Field studies and Intranet Redesign

The corporate intranet, and Enterprise Social Networks, has to support a broad range of users and many different functional use cases. Understanding the context of the people who use the platform, including the things they do that are not directly on the platform, is critical in providing a “right” design.  “Identifying the real problem is […]

Companies and superlinear scaling

Cities, West says, scale superlinearly (aka increasing returns to scale) whereas companies scale sublinearly (aka economy of scale). Which is why cities typically last a long time, and companies (and animals, for that matter) typically die young.

What if you could structure your company to scale superlinearly?

The excruciating pain of being a neo-generalist 

We are restless, not just because we are bored, but because we want to do big things, and we can’t seem to devote enough time to be as laser focused on anything for several years as society demands from us. Source: The excruciating pain of being a neo-generalist | Kiko Suarez, PhD | Pulse | […]

Dear PMs, It’s time to Rethink Agile at Enterprise Startups

Eisenhower knew that any plan crafted before battle would be obsolete at first contact with the enemy. In his work, Kavazovic wants to be this realistic too. “Translating this into tech: no long-term plan or product vision survives contact with the user in the product-design sense. That’s why agile methodology is specifically designed to create […]