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Software product management consultant, speaker and author, Jonathan Kohl, shares his ideas on mobile technology, software development and design.

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Recent Posts

  • Designing a Gamification Productivity ToolOctober 11, 2015 - 11:10 am

    Gamification and Software Testing I haven’t spoken about this project publicly because we never got to a public release. Software testing tools represent a tiny market, so they are incredibly difficult to fund. Some of you have asked me about gamification tools with testing, so I thought I would share this brain dump. A few years […]

  • What I’ve Been Up To LatelySeptember 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

    Some of you have noticed that I have dropped off the conference circuit and I haven’t been very active publicly for a while. Here’s what I’ve been working on lately. In December 2013, I left the testing field and started working full time as a product manager and a software/user experience (UX) designer. My consulting work […]

  • Who Moved My Cheese Sandwich?August 27, 2015 - 9:59 am

    My Dad was a school teacher for 25 years. For several years, he had the same thing for lunch: a plain cheese sandwich. My Mom enjoyed getting all of us ready for school in the morning and would make us our lunches, put them in brown paper bags, and label each of them. My sister […]

  • “Don’t Freak Out!” Product Management & Emotion ManagementAugust 25, 2015 - 10:43 am

    As a product manager, some days it seems like half of my time is spent calming down team members who are freaking out about the project. And on those days, most of the other half seems to be spent re-establishing and maintaining team alignment on a product release. (Usually this is because the people who […]

  • New Article – Designing For Smartwatches And Wearables To Enhance Real-Life ExperienceMarch 9, 2015 - 10:11 am

    I expanded on my blog post on this topic and wrote an article for Smashing Magazine: Designing For Smartwatches And Wearables To Enhance Real-Life Experience. Now that smartwatches and wearables are in a huge growth phase, I shared my ideas on treating the real world as your primary interface, and developing app experiences that enhance […]