Product Principle: “Simple things should be simple. Complex things should be possible” (WIP)

“Simple things should be simple. Complex things should be possible” from Alan Kay is one of the top product principles in my product development philosophy. After getting the product-market fit, the expectations of the customer continue to increase over time, and in fact, total satisfaction […]

Drive Browser – Make Google Docs and Words Awesome Again (WIP)

Written on 2020-08 Disclaimer: There is no serious UX/Market research for this project, this is based on my personal preferences and biases. There are tons of document collaborative tools nowadays: Google Docs, Microsoft Office, Notion, Coda, Quip, etc. Recently, Google Docs and Microsoft Office seem […]

Product Managers should involve Product Designers and Engineers as early as possible

Product Managers should involve Product Designers and Engineers as early as possible in the product development process (problem discovery, solution shaping, e.g.) Involve Product Designers earlier so that they can challenge you to build a more friendly and user-centric solution.  Involve Engineers earlier so that […]

How Did We Build and Grow dbdiagram.io – 200,000 Users with 0 Dollars Spent on Marketing Budget  -  Part 2: Grow

How we managed to launch a database designer to more than 200,000 users around the world without a budget. dbdiagram.io, a database design tool for analysts and developers, has been trusted by more than 100,000 developers, analysts, makers, etc. around the world. Following the first […]