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Emotional Documentation

Yesterday evening I watched episode 1 of the fantastic The Toys That Made Us series on Netflix. It tells the story behind the famous toy lines Star Wars, Barbie, The Masters of the Universe, and G.I. Joe and give also deep behind the scenes insights about the product development processes. It’s a really well made and emotional documentary series, that captures an interesting moment in history.

This first episode was all about Star Wars, which is deeply personal to me, because my whole childhood is influenced on the three movies and the corresponding action figures and vehicles (I still remember how they smelt and felt!).

Watching this episode didn’t only reawake my feelings and emotions of my childhood, but also put out some very interesting product management takeaways!

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“Tool Box Hero” – When Design Sprints Fail

Recently I wanted to start with my team into a new topic and so we began a design sprint together: We unpacked problems and knowledge, sketched, prioritized, prototyped, got insights out of customer interviews and found some key use cases we wanted to realize in … Weiterlesen