A Framework for Building Products.

I came across an interesting framework by DJ Patil, the first US Chief Data Scientist, summarizing his approach to tackling problems.

The framework for execution.

  • Dream in years
  • Plan in months
  • Evaluate in weeks
  • Ship daily

The framework for scale.

  • Prototype for 1x
  • Build for 10x
  • Engineer for 100x

The framework for effectiveness.

  • What’s required to cut the timeline in 1/2?
  • What needs to be done to double the impact?

I like this — it makes intuitive sense with other things I have read and practised over the years. The idea of linking long-term dreams to daily actions can be practised both in business and our personal lives.

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