How to survive the consultation process when everyone has an opinion You have been charged with getting two proposals off the ground. The first proposal is for a Nuclear Power Plant. The second is for a new Bike Shed. Way back in 1956, a gentleman by the name of C. Northcote Parkinson described the above scenario to illustrate a concept now referred to as Parkinson’s Law of Triviality. The thing is, nuclear power is complicated. It requires a lot of specific expert knowledge. So much so in fact, that the average person cannot really understand it all. Consequently, when faced with a proposal for a power plant, most stakeholders will assume that someone else has checked all the details before
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Redbubble recently hosted an event called “How do you manage products?” in conjunction with Product Anonymous (a Melbourne based product group), with a focus on the art of product management, both from a digital and physical perspective. Redbubble welcomed speakers from Redbubble, Envato & Zendesk and played to a packed house of over 70 people. Redbubble is a two-sided marketplace with over 350,000 Artists, 13 Million designs, delivering to over 236 countries. This involves physical product development and digital product development, building a world-class digital user experience.