The One True Product Success Metric

When I think about what makes a good product, I think about how much value it adds to my life. More importantly, I care about how long it takes for me to see that value. I call this metric: Time to Value (TTV)

Case Study: Transportation

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For me, building good products is about understanding what the user values and then figuring out how to lower the time it takes for them to see value. This isn’t a new concept but it’s my way of building something people want.