Product Development Generalist

There is one thing I can say with certainty after over a quarter century of building software products – it’s complicated! It’s complicated because there is no set formula. Every time you start out creating software, whether it’s a custom application for a specific use – or a product used by many in different ways … Read more

Optimizing Relational Data for Voice User Interfaces

Amazon recently announced that the number of skills (voice apps) in the Alexa store has reached 100K. That is a lot of apps … and is a clear sign that voice UI has arrived. Most of the skills at present are geared towards casual use — games, quizzes, and fun facts dominate the store — … Read more

Digital Transformation and Value Stream Mapping

Here’s a post I had published on Medium some time back I wrote the title of this post and immediately realized how jargony it sounds … but then, sometimes one has to deal with jargon — and digital transformation is a jargon that will be difficult to avoid. So let me try and break it … Read more