We’re revisiting Shape Up and product development thoughts with Ryan Singer, Head of Product Strategy at Basecamp. Last August we talked with Ryan when he first launched his book Shape Up and now we’re back to see how Shape Up is shaping up — “How are teams using the wisdom in this book to actually ship work that matters? How does Shape Up work in new versus existing products?” We also talk about the concept of longitudinal thinking and the way it’s impacting Ryan’s designs, plus a grab bag of topics in the last segment.
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- Ryan Singer – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Adam Stacoviak – Twitter, GitHub, LinkedIn, Website
- Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub
Notes and Links
- The Changelog #357: Shaping, betting, and building
- Ryan’s new hobby podcast called Synthetic A Priori
- Shape Up (book site)
- “Good design requires thinking longitudinally.”
- New versus existing products
- Taguchi methods on Wikipedia
- Salt. Fat. Acid. Heat. - If you can master these four elements, you can master the kitchen.
- EconTalk podcast
- The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness
- Dr Ole Peters
- Time for a Change: Introducing irreversible time in economics by Dr Ole Peters