July 7, 2010

Kathy Sierra: Give your users super-powers

Posted in Future of Web Apps at 07:15 by graham

Kathy Sierra at the Business Of Software conference last autumn. Hour long talk, really worth watching (as the length of my notes will vouch).

Abstract: It’s not about you, not about your product, it’s about how awesome you make your users. If you sell digital cameras, make your users better photographers, through a better camera yes, but also teach them about exposure, light, etc.

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Here are my notes:

Make the user awesome.

You want them to talk about the amazing thing they did (with your tool).

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