- Internet access for competitive analysis, market research, etc.
- A whiteboard for mindmaps
- iTunes with my entire music collection playing quite loudly. Disturbed and Sarah McLachlan facilitate two different thought patterns ;-) I try and change the BPM of the background music while writing to stay energized
- My notebook. Every feature idea, bug, and random concept I think of or hear from co-workers, customers, friends, etc. gets written into my notebook. I've always got three or four business ideas and concepts for the next versions of existing product in this thing. I use the Logitech Digital I/O pen to capture everything digitally in case some terrible fate befalls the beloved notebook. I just read an article about Francis Ford Coppola's house in Argentina being robbed and his losing the script for his latest movie.
October 11, 2007
Ah, the comforts of home
I am working at home today and enjoying every minute of it. I'm working on PRDs (Product Requirement Documents) in the Conceptualization phase of a new project, so I need the peace and quiet of my home media "laboratory" to brainstorm about the future. I've optimized my home office for this exercise, with the following essentials being close at hand:
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