A few lessons learned from different projects I’ve worked on over the last couple of months.
Working in the sport industry, I like to think about product design as quite similar to surfing.
Surfing, just like product design, is about:
- Doing your research: understanding the context and constraints (tide, swell, current, wind, …)
- Looking into multiple solutions: paddling around (a lot) trying to find the right one
- Taking the right decisions: picking the right wave, having a clear idea of where you want to get to, making the right turns and riding it all the way through
- Coordination and balance…