Products start small and focused. They do one thing really well — and that’s the primary reason they become successful.
A few years later, the team behind the product comes to the conclusion it has to do more. Features are added, new use cases are covered, and functionality becomes more sophisticated.
And then, we lose control.
Leaning into an open design process →
From ditching silos and workarounds to embracing purple squirrels and remote work.
People are becoming wise to your nudge →
Only 2 rooms left? They don’t expect me to believe that do they?
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