Maximum Feasible Miracle

Current technological constraints heavily influence many of our product decisions. When figuring out the minimum in your Minimum Viable Product takes too much energy, consider temporarily discarding all of the constraints. Later, incrementally reintroduce them back, monitoring the impact on the product. Exploring product without constraints allows your team to reconnect with the underlying customer behaviour and identify both smaller and better ways to serve it — the ways hidden behind years of bad memories about intractable problems.

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Valuable Products

The problem with talking about the “value” of software is that it is often perceived differently by people using it and people building it. Users increasingly expect software to change. However, when building software products, we (the creators) often fail to accommodate these expectations, focusing instead on the elusive “finished” product. That creates a tension between what users want and what we deliver.

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