Six things to learn from the iTunes Story

Six things to learn from the iTunes Story

I just read the iTunes chapter of Steve Job’s bio last weekend and it just completely full of business lessons. Here are some I observed: Background: Consumers wanted to download songs into their computer, into their iPods, and there was no easy way. Buying CDs offline and then ripping them into the computer was a bit too … Continue reading

The only way to make 2 week Sprints Effective

(Context: I am talking about software development teams, who ship using agile methods) There is only one way: Automation. Automate everything – tests, build, deployment, monitoring, failure notifications. Every kind of test. I have been in various teams / products where we tried doing this and failed. But lately also part of team where we had … Continue reading