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Introducing Beegle

We have started a new start-up called Beegle to help you people with getting an extra pair of hands in their day to day lives. Idea started with a need of having someone to assist while conducting small events, or daily chores or in those times when one is not as mobile due to being…

Learning Forever

I’m becoming better everyday. So much so that I’m getting closer to God. (Learning is a regular process that has to continue forever. But while we learn and get better, the time keeps running and we keep going closer to the death.)

Fortune Favours the Logician

It may be simple stuff for some, but it took a while for me to get the right answer for this question. So, penning it down. Say you have this situation while declaring a hand. Dummy♥ Axx♣ Kxx You♥ Kxxx♣ AJxx You are playing a suit contract. You can afford to lose only one trick…

Name the dame

Name the dame

This little baby girl entered our life recently and this is the story of her name. The name hunting before the baby was born We had heard that many people are ready with baby names even before birth and give the name right at the birth. But that meant we would need to be ready…

My Experimental App, Myst

I have been a regular user of Pocket app (earlier Read It Later) for few years. One of the things that I have always wished the app had was a bit of analytics/numbers on how many articles do I have in queue, how much have I read, how am I doing with respect to reading,…

Architecting the product

Have you architected your product? Who is architecting it?   Some would say, “Yes, our tech team is doing it”. Some would say, “No, we are a start-up. We need to build fast, fail fast. So, no time for thinking architecture”.   To create a solution which is built to succeed and grow, one needs…

Do you need a Product Function now?

Developers develop. Designers design. And I know what to build. We don’t need anyone else, especially Product Manager. This is typical line of thought of early stage entrepreneurs while discarding idea of having a product person in the team. Reasonable thought, but a flawed one, which usually occurs due to lack of understanding of Product…

Data, User Feedback and Convictions

Here are a couple of sample conversations that a product manager typically goes through, day in day out with different well meaning people in the organisation. For building a new product/feature TES (The Enthusiastic Stakeholder) You (The Product Manager) — TES: We should build a section in the portal where people can compare their portfolio…

Forming a Good Product Management Team

In my last post about managing product managers I had mentioned about upcoming post on how to build product management team. So here it is. I’d like to share things that I have kept in mind while forming the Product teams in past. Will explain it via a hypothetical example. We’ll see what a product…