The Product Guy’s Weekend Reading (May 16, 2008)

reading_114 Every week I read tens of thousands of blog posts. Here, for your weekend enjoyment, are some highlights from my recent reading, for you.

On Starting Up…
http://mattmaroon.com/?p=361
Something few, new founders (pre-financing) and people on the outside, looking in, think about when it comes to raising money — the challenges to successful exit.

On Design & Product Experience…
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_rise_of_contextual_user_interfaces.php
As more information and more actions need to be crammed into Web applications, while keeping everything clean and simple, there exists an ever growing need for interface innovation. An excellent discussion of Contextual User Interfaces.

On Modular Innovation…
http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/27091
Socialutions (defined as “problem solving communities”), can be seen implemented by and through Modular Innovation.

Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

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Jeremy Horn is an award-winning, product management veteran with 2 decades of experience leading and managing product teams. Jeremy has held various executive and advisory roles, from founder of several start-ups to driving diverse organizations in online services, consumer products, and wearables. As founder of The Product Group, he has created the largest product management meetup in the world and hosts the annual awarding of The Best Product Person. Accelerating the next evolution of product management, Jeremy acted as creator and instructor of the 10-week product management course at General Assembly and The New School, and mentoring at Women 2.0 and Lean Startup Machine (where is he also a judge). To see where Jeremy is now check him out at (1) http://linkedin.com/in/TheProductGuy and (2) http://TheProductGuy.com