Neil J Krishnan

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Helix conducts research as you write

Researchers often need to go beyond Google to find the kind of medical journal articles and flat data files necessary for their work. But many journal articles are locked away in databases like JSTOR or PubMed, which don’t have the reliable search capabilities of an engine like Google — so …

The “5 of 7” Rule: The One Retention Metric You Should Track

I recently reconnected with Josh Elman at Product Retreat, a conference for product leaders put on by Greylock and Product Hunt.<p>Josh and I originally …

Speed Things Up: Designing a Fast Experience for Better Mobile UX

Your clients’ shoppers want mobile-friendly sites more than ever, according to a Google survey. This is backed up by what device shoppers use the …

On execution: Building platforms

I’m often asked what got me into platforms in the first place.There are two ways of stumbling upon a concept/idea, and eventually, you’ll see both …

Computer, respond to this email: Introducing Smart Reply in Inbox by Gmail

There's actually a lot going on behind the scenes to make Smart Reply work. Inbox uses machine learning to recognize emails that need responses and …

What I Learned at Slack

Part 4: The Six Forces of Product Development<p><i>I was the first product manager at Slack. I couldn’t be more grateful for all that I learned helping</i> …

11 Things Every Mobile Product Manager Needs to Know

By now, you’ve heard a great deal about the importance of being mobile.<p>You know that it’s not about just <i>having</i> an app. It’s about understanding key …

Apps

Facebook’s Four Business Design Principles for Crafting Elegant Tools

When I joined Facebook three years ago to lead Business Design, I faced a steep learning curve. I had spent my whole career designing consumer …

Alex Osterwalder - Designing your Value Proposition

Alex Osterwalder – Designing your Value Proposition<p>In this video, Alex Osterwalder– the author and inventor of the Business Model Canvas, a tool to …

Two Product Principles Often Forgotten

In the 7th century, Archilochus wrote “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” A simple quote with a deceptively deep …

Product Management

3 Key Capabilities Necessary for Text Analytics & Natural Language Processing in the Era of Big Data

<i>Joint work performed by Niels Kasch and Mariann Micsinai of Pivotal Data Labs.</i><p>As data scientists, we live in a new world of analytical opportunities …

AWS in Plain English

• AWS in Plain English<p>Amazon Web Services<br>in Plain English<p>Hey, have you heard of the new AWS services: ContainerCache, ElastiCast and QR72? Of course …

Cloud Computing

The Real Reason Quirky Failed

There’s been a lot of buzz covering the story of Quirky failing this summer (and filing for bankruptcy this week). It usually reads something like …

Strategy Letter V

When I was in college I took two intro economics courses: macroeconomics and microeconomics. Macro was full of theories like “low unemployment causes …

AOL

Rolling in the Deep (Learning)

Deep Learning has been getting a lot of press lately, and is one of the hottest buzz terms in Tech these days. Just check out one of the few recent …

Test-Driven Product Design

Our developers follow Test-Driven Development, or TDD, which is a development process where they write tests for features before writing the code to …

Software Development

Modern Design Tools: Using Real Data

One should be immediately skeptical of presentations that lack adequate sourcing or presentations that contain only tendentious or highly selected, …

The Simple Rules That Could Transform How You Launch Your Product

LaunchKit co-founder and CEO Brenden Mulligan, one of Product Hunt's most prolific users, shares his tips for a successful product launch. <br>Continue …

Product Management

Advanced Session Stitching and Cross Device Attribution using Custom Dimensions in Google Analytics

In today’s world, a visitor may touch your digital presence from a variety of devices and locations – and multiple times before they buy your product …

Analytics

Forget about the mobile internet

For as long as the idea of the 'mobile internet' has been around, we've thought of it as a cut-down subset of the 'real' Internet. I'd suggest it's …

Mobile

How We Organize GitHub Issues - A Styleguide For Tagging

For people who make software, the internet has no shortage of best practice for workflow organization like Git Flow, release versioning, GitHub, etc. …

DevOps

50 Mobile App Development Tips For Acquisition, Retention, and Everything in Between

As of July 2015, there are over 1.5 million apps in the App Store and 1.6 million apps in the Google Play Store.It’s more important than ever to …

Apps

You’re Not Finished Selling Until You Change Your Customers Habits

It is easy to think the sales process ends once a customer has signed a contract or downloaded an app or created an account. But it’s a huge …

Data-Driven

Create a Retention Curve with Mixpanel and Google Sheets

It could be said that an early-stage business has reached product/market fit when it has a trifecta of non-trivial new user growth, retention of …

Analytics

Building a message map

Alistair | Posted in Startup Marketing | Tagged advertising, go-to-market strategy, Message map, positioning |<p>When I was in university, I was …

Honda Civic

The idea maze for AI startups

An “idea maze” is a map of all the key decisions and tradeoffs that startups in a given space need to make:<p>A good founder is capable of anticipating …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Things I’ve Learned About Lean Startup

I’m an early adopter of Lean Startup. Ever since Eric Ries starting writing about his thoughts on the Startup Lessons Learned Blog, I was hooked.<p>I …

What SaaS Startups Miss in User Onboarding

Over dinner, a veteran product manager argued most SaaS products’ onboarding practices miss a crucial step: create value for the user in the first …

Product Management

16 Startup Metrics – Andreessen Horowitz

We have the privilege of meeting with thousands of entrepreneurs every year, and in the course of those discussions are presented with all kinds of …

Product Management

Petro Salema Düsseldorf 2015

Designing Interfaces That Think<p>We are in a consequential shift in design as it relates to human-computer interaction. Design, at its core, has never …

UI Design