Google is NOT Killing Reader : Just Making it, Okay?

The Madness Around Building Google Reader Alternative And Why That’s Wrong

So Google is killing Google Reader and suddenly, there is a rush of activity among competitors to grab those users. While Feedly has been trying to maximize the play, launch of AOL/Digg reader makes me ask a few questions.

Visualizing an E-Commerce Customer Experience Map

Visualizing an E-Commerce Customer Experience Map

Implicit data such as user location, age and location can be used to tailor products based on demographics, whilst explicit personalisation, based on past purchases and searches for example, can be employed once you’ve been able to capture who they are.

Pi of Life : Stepping Out of the Cubicle

Pi of Life : Stepping Out of the Cubicle

Then comes the shock – otherwise known as the real world. What does that look like?

Arun J, Slideshare

A Look at Slideshare’s Design Principle : Design for People, NOT for Designers [UnPluggd]

Ugly teens turn into beautiful adults : It’s okay if your first iteration sucks.

The Product

Are You Doing Product Management Right?

People define product management at an action level (negotiating, evaluating mockups, marketing plans etc..) rather than at a principle level creating confusion in the definition. Very few leaders realize that they all converge into 3 core principles.

Mafia and Platform Economy

Why Business Models Fail? Pipes Vs. Platforms

Why do most social networks never take off?

Why are marketplaces such difficult businesses?

Why do startups with the best technology fail so often?

Crack Password : 21 Years

How do you make your site visitors create strong passwords? [Ans: Scare them]

Beyond the geeky and uber audience, most of the netizens are naive and while you cannot expect them to be smart, the responsibility shifts away from the user to the system.

Looking for a product manager for your startup? Find a conflict manager

Looking for a product manager for your startup? Find a conflict manager

It’s a good news if you are looking for a product manager, who at the end of his experience don’t want to say I had spec out the whole product but who will say I helped specing out the whole product helping company to achieve have what we have right now in reality.

Two Ecommerce Ideas I will Invest in [Product Platform]

Two Ecommerce Ideas I will Invest in [Product Platform]

These services should come as a plug and play and ideally, a platform approach will work. That is, plug into a *Kart system and let their support teams tweak the platform according to their requirement.