Ingredient 2 of Great Apps – Delightful

This is the 3rd of 3 of free previews for my upcoming course: “From Idea to App Store – A Complete Guide from an  Insider” You can preorder the full class (save up to 90%) on the Kickstarter link here: http://kck.st/1Q7UAK2

Ingredient 1 of Great Apps – Innovative

This is the 2nd of 3 of free previews for my upcoming course: “From Idea to App Store – A Complete Guide from an  Insider” You can preorder the full class (save up to 90%) on the Kickstarter link here: http://kck.st/1Q7UAK2

Should I Create an iOS App or Android App?

This is 1 of 3 of free previews for my upcoming course: “From Idea to App Store – A Complete Guide from an  Insider” You can preorder the full class (save up to 90%) on the Kickstarter link here: http://kck.st/1Q7UAK2

3 Perspectives on How Mobile is Going to Eat the World This Year

Some industry-disrupting mobile technologies are going to rock our world in the next few weeks. The largest gathering for mobile in the world is going to take place and Apple is going to announce a new suite of mobile products. Here are 3 of my favorite presentations on how mobile is going to eat the world this year: From Benedict Evans Mobile … Read More

4 Lessons I Learned Designing NASA’s 1st iPhone App

In 2009, I was put in charge of designing the NASA App — NASA’s first app ever designed for the iPhone. Their vision was to “deliver fresh NASA content on a daily basis to people’s pockets.” We all had high expectations — and were still blown away by the response. The NASA app has been downloaded over 10 million times since we … Read More

10 Of The Hardest Product Management Question Microsoft Will Ask In A Job Interview

Microsoft is known for being one of the most innovative and interesting places to work, so it’s not surprising to learn that getting a job there is no easy task. Out of the 4 common types of product management questions, Microsoft especially love to ask product vision and behavioral questions. I went through recent posts on Glassdoor to find some of the toughest interview questions candidates … Read More

4 Common Questions Asked in a Product Management Interview

I’ve interviewed at dozens of companies and answered hundreds of Product Management questions in my career. These companies include NASA, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Ticketmaster, Live Nation and Yelp. Here are the 4 most common types of questions asked in an interview. Product Vision Questions Behavioral Questions Estimation Questions Instructional Questions Here’s why each type of question is asked. 1. Product Vision … Read More

3 Surprising Product Lessons from Google

  Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google for 10 years. He also sat on the board of directors of Apple Inc. These product lessons are curated from my friend Chris McCann’s interview notes. You can read his full interview notes here. Lesson 1: No Great Product Scales Before it Works I have seen the same cycle again and again — great products are created through small … Read More

3 Surprising Product Lessons from the CEO of Yahoo

Marissa Mayer is currently the CEO of Yahoo. Prior to Yahoo, she led the development of Google’s most successful products for more than 10 years. These products included Google Maps, Google Earth, Street View, Google News and Gmail. These product lessons are curated from my friend Chris McCann’s interview notes. You can read his full interview notes here. Lesson 1: Leadership Skills are Just as Important … Read More