By all accounts, this book came together in record time. That was possible only by the heroic efforts of our contributors, reviewers, friends, and family.
A huge shout out to Todd Green, our publisher at Morgan Kaufmann, for his tenacity and perseverance in getting our proposal the air time it needed. This book doesn’t fit into neat categories and we credit Todd’s possibility thinking in finding a place for it in MK’s catalog.
To Nancy Frishberg, for her ongoing backboarding, immense optimism, and unparalleled social networks. Nancy has both witnessed the emergence of PrD from its very beginnings as well as nurtured many of the ideas we formalize in this book.
To our contributors of the case studies: Steve Sato, Steve Portigal, ...