I came across one of the better primers on early web stage product management today. The author, Dan Olsen, is CEO of YourVersion, a consumer web start-up focused on real-time discovery. Dan gave this pitch at fbFund REV (the Facebook Fund’s incubator) on July 24, 2009. He has some great insights into understanding customer needs, prioritizing engineering resources for maximum ROI, and a great discusion about qualitative versus quantitative metrics.
Early Stage Web Product Management. One of the better primers for capital-light web app startup product management. http://ow.ly/jWPo
Early Stage Web Product Management. One of the better primers for capital-light web app startup product management. http://ow.ly/jWPy
[…] I’ve got a good deal of respect and appreciation for Dan’s approach to using a metric based approach to feature prioritization and he is really interesting to talk to about this topic since he is passionate about usability. Dan’s latest endeavor YourVersion is a live example of his methodology in action – he eats his own dog food around early stage companies and has a proven track record with this approach. […]