Chapter 14. Design Together

No matter where you are located, and no matter what the nature of your product is, you are unlikely to be a team of one individual. Even if you conceptualize, design, and produce a product by yourself, it’s likely that you’ll have designers, engineers, marketers, business advisors, and even more people as part of an extended team. The number of people will vary over time, and folks will come and go, but the fact is, you have to plan for the involvement of others.

Working with teams creates circumstances that can make the product design process easier, or if you aren’t prepared for them, more complicated.

First, accept that you will benefit from being inclusive rather than exclusive. Open yourself and your process to ...

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