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The Product Business Cycle

This tweet from a developer at a local company got me thinking about the software product lifecycle.

Perhaps you can think of building a product this way, but the vast majority of products are businesses and you certainly can’t build a business this way.

My take on the iterative process of building a product business would be more like this:

Research → Ideas → Idea → Confirm → Design → Code → Launch → Customer → Customers → Support → Marketing → Customers → Tweak (Code?) → ReLaunch → Support → Marketing → Customers