If there was one epiphany that I had recently then it is the fact that Product Managers are subjects of an elaborate network of Chinese whispers that we need to be conscious about.
One of our technical product specialists had recently made a post on an internal forum tagging me asking me if a particular usecase was valid. …
The following piece was originally written on 6 July 2012 when I was working on tourmyapp.com a lot have changed over the last 6 years yet some of the things that I had written on can still be pondered upon. (I have edited the version for the current context)
One week back while i was browsing the Internet I read this comment by someone which said that in-app tours are nothing more than band aids to bad design. …
“No way am I going to build that feature. Wait that is not even a valid requirement. No one wants it that way. Things as it is are just fine.”
“This feature is just not worth it. I am wasting my valuable time building something that no would care about, instead of working on those very important optimizations. This is just ridiculous”
“I just do not have the resources nor the time to build this Feature completely. …