Demitri Jerow

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How to save your privacy from the Internet’s clutches

Another week, another massive privacy scandal. When it’s not Facebook admitting it allowed data on as many as 87 million users to be sucked out by a developer on its platform who sold it to a political consultancy working for the Trump campaign, or dating app Grindr ‘fessing up to sharing its …

Building Awesome Product Teams by Martin Eriksson

<i>Summary: Build better product teams by hiring smart, diverse groups of people, getting out of the way, and focusing your teams on outcomes rather</i> …

Product Management

User-First Monetization — Lessons from Instagram and Strava

James Quarles played a crucial role in creating Instragram's multi-billion dollar business model. Now CEO of Strava, he's sharing the fundamentals of …

How to run a successful beta in 7 steps

Prior to joining Intercom as a Product Manager, I had never run a structured beta. When it came to finally running my first one, I was surprised to …

How to Write Good Product Docs

Documentation gets a bad rap. It’s a dirty word – <i>especially</i> at tech startups where it seems to go against every grain in our rebellious, “move fast …

How to Succeed with Remote Development

As a product manager, you might work at a product organization that works with remote teams. For example, I’ve worked with software development teams …

The Never-Ending Journey: In Search of Product-Market-Fit

Intro Many potentially great companies fail each year because, while they have an incredible product, they don’t figure out how to get it to market …

Product Management

Building Effective API Programs: Developer Experience (DX)

<i>In the previous parts of this blog series, we covered benefits of APIs, API strategy, business models, API design, operations, and …

Microservices

Learning to Code in 6 Months — A Product Manager’s Journey

After working for five years as a product manager, I wanted to learn how to build new products myself to prototype some ideas. As a PM, I was fairly …

APIs Explained for Product Managers

The ‘techie one’.<p>As product people, we’re often referred to as the ‘techie ones’ by business, sales and marketing stakeholders. We get invited along …

Faster. Faster. Faster.

I’d like to talk about fast.<p>On the left, we have the build-measure-learn loop. And on the right we have the common build-build-build.<p>Think about …

Product Management

Best Cusco Restaurants and Markets: Where to Eat in Cusco, Peru

Peru is widely known as having some of the best food in all of South America, and the high-altitude Andean city of Cusco is no exception.<p>The ancient …

Real competitive analysis is about learning to love your competitor

When was the last time you were asked to do a competitive analysis? Was it when a new project or product was being considered? Did it feel like you …

The Four Cringe-Worthy Mistakes Too Many Startups Make with Data

HotelTonight's Chief Data and Strategy Officer talks about how startups should set up and mine their data to drive insights that actually make a …

Product Management

Three Days in Cusco, Peru Itinerary: Everything You Need to Know

Before setting off on our four-day trek to Machu Picchu, we spent three days in Cusco exploring the capital of Inka culture and acclimatizing to the</i> …

20 things to do in Cusco, the Capital of the Incas

<b>Cusco is one of the main tourist attractions in Peru. Despite its altitude of 3.400 meters, there are so many things to do in Cusco.</b><p>Cusco, sometimes …

Top 10 foods to try in Peru

South American chef and restaurateur Martin Morales counts his must-try 10 dishes from his home country Peru, including highlights from its culinary …

South America

Best Peruvian food: 9 dishes you'll want to try on your trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been influencing global cuisine for centuries, but Peru's culinary scene is finally getting the attention it deserves.<p>And for foodies, it's a destination worth checking out.<p>Since pre-Columbian times, ingredients have been sourced everywhere from the lofty heights of the Andes to the …

Essential Peru: 10 Must-Eat Dishes to Seek Out

My first encounter with <i>comida Peruana</i> was over 20 years ago, thanks to my wife's Peruvian family. Their cooking was a study in juxtaposition: hot and cold, acidic and starchy, robust and delicate. That's because Peruvian food is all about spices and big flavors, some clean and crisp, others deep …

Top 10: Things to Eat in Peru

Top 12 Mouth-Watering Peruvian DIshes

Food is integral to the identity of Peru. So it is particularly pleasing for Peruvians to see their cooking gaining prominence in the global …

Typical Peruvian Main Courses

0<p>Sauteed Beef Tenderloin<p>Lomo Saltado is one of the most popular Peruvian dishes and symbolizes like no other the fusion of Peruvian ingredients with …

14 Foods (and Drinks) You Must Try on a Trip to Peru

The worldwide diaspora of Peruvian cuisine has officially become one of the great global culinary trends of the past few years. The country’s …

South America

11 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lima, Peru at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Lima, the City of Kings has plenty on offer to satisfy the keen traveler’s appetite. Be it the world-class food, nightlife, colonial-style …

Where to Eat in Lima Now

The coastal city of Lima, Peru, has made an enviable transition over the past couple of decades from crime capital to international foodie mecca. …

A 3x3x3 Perspective for getting your Vision, Strategy, and Product aligned

I’m sure you’ve run into Simon Sinek’s TED talk on the Golden Circle where he made the case for how great leaders communicate differently — leading …

Josh Elman – Launching a Rocketship off Someone Else’s Back

Every early-stage consumer startup spends most of its energy figuring out how to grow something really small to something really big. It is hard gain …

Startups

How to Break Free of the Feature Factory by John Cutler

In the closing talk of this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg, John Cutler looks at why his Medium post 12 Signs You Are Working in a Feature Factory touched …

Hamburg

Making Good Decisions as a Product Manager

While product managers may not build the actual product, they do produce something very tangible for a team: <i>decisions</i>.<p><i>July 23 update: in retrospect</i> …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

1. Stop consuming caffeine<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent …