Product Development for Calm SaaS Businesses

Building a software product is both incredibly simple and excruciatingly complicated. You can build a new mind-blowingly helpful feature within hours, sometimes even minutes. But if you make the wrong technology choices, you might be rewarded with several months of additional work a few years later. Let's talk about building a product that can carry … Continue reading Product Development for Calm SaaS Businesses

Solution Exploration for Calm SaaS Businesses

When you're building an audience-centric and community-first business, you're delaying finding your business idea and building your product for as long as possible. First, you look into your market, validate the existence of a budget, and zero in on a critical problem to which people need a solution. And even now, we're not talking about … Continue reading Solution Exploration for Calm SaaS Businesses

Market Analysis for Calm SaaS Businesses

Few fundamental choices impact the trajectory of your business as much as choosing the market you’ll be operating in. If you get this wrong, it will mean pivots, corrections, and many stressful days. If you get this right, you will spend your energy on better things: growing your business, improving the product, and reaching new … Continue reading Market Analysis for Calm SaaS Businesses

On Art and Artifice

When generative AI systems can create artworks that win Fine Arts competitions, we have reached a point where bleeding-edge technological experiments start seeping into the larger cultural conversation. https://twitter.com/GenelJumalon/status/1564651635602853889 Experience this article as a podcast, a YouTube show, or as a newsletter: That conversation is mainly driven by voices of caution and dissent — it's … Continue reading On Art and Artifice

Infrastructure of a Calm SaaS Business

In a frantic world, calmness is not found in reaching a state or a goal. It's found in structure, process, and ritual. A calm business rests on a foundation of intentional infrastructure choices that allow these activities to flourish. A SaaS business has two major components: its technical product and the operating system that allows … Continue reading Infrastructure of a Calm SaaS Business