Work+Social Media+Networking = A False Promise

Workstreamr held the equating promise of Work + Social Media + Networking = Workstreamr. A fairly enticing concoction that most people will struggle to pass up. At least I could not.

The sign-up page was simple in design but it had a question that I had never encountered for any public beta service (underlined in red) in the past

I wrote out a response and then waited with baited breath – much alike someone who has just written an examination – for the invite to arrive. It did.

I am a VIP in their books – or so they said and they will most likely launch in June. Good. It’s the fifteenth of July today, by the way.

False features and false promises are equally lethal for a Product Manager.

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