Welcome! You can get started by exploring the articles below or dropping into my stream of latest writing. Everything here is a work in progress — please hit me up with your thoughts, questions, and critiques.
My side project
Double-Loop. My side project Double-Loop, a tool for recording the history of your product, will help you continually improve your product development process. Sign up with Slack to check it out.
Active Series of Writing
My active line of exploration plays with the themes of cognitive biologists Maturana and Valera and philosopher Levi Bryant.
Autopoietic Product Thinking. Applying the biological metaphor of autopoiesis (self-creation) to startups.
Object-Oriented Product Thinking. Connecting the philosophical tension between realism and anti-realism to product development.
DNA is the Wrong Metaphor. Looking at the broader playbook of species.
The Fox-Hedgehog Collaboration Loop. A model for how the fox and hedgehog cognitive styles can be intertwined in the creative process.
The Superforecasting Playbook for Product Development. A system for optimizing prediction accuracy in product thinking.
Product Tension Series
These posts wrestle with a tension at the heart of product development between “changing the world” and adapting to the world as it is.
Product Triangle Series
The product triangle model distills the diverse range of product management activities through a visual framework.
How others have applied the product triangle
Péter Fenyó Fenyvesi: The Circle of Product Management
My writing with traction elsewhere
What is product management? [Quora]