What customers can teach us about marketing

The customer is always right when it comes to being "the customer." 3 things customers have taught me about the value of a well thought-out market strategy: Master the market Be the customer Cut to the chase Now accomplishing these 3 things is not easy, but I'm a sucker for finding simplicity wherever I can, and I … Continue reading What customers can teach us about marketing

Take a break from marketing (or not)

  When I decided to "take a break" from years in marketing to build my business acumen the wild world of product management, I came to question: can one truly take a break from marketing? My decision in 2014 to embark on this new journey, to take on new challenges in a new world we called customer segment management was exactly that - a journey with new challenges … Continue reading Take a break from marketing (or not)

Time to Market(ing) vs Just being better

In the technology sector it seems that first to market is something almost every tech company strives to be the best at, but it is just marketing fluff? Don't get me wrong, I'm a marketing guy first and foremost, and there are benefits to being the "first to announce" some new fangled feature, capacity point, or even … Continue reading Time to Market(ing) vs Just being better