Tip-Toeing Towards Maturity

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

One Common PM Language

“Are Roadmaps Obsolete? Product Roadmaps in Highly Iterative Environments”

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I am deeply passionate about the role of product management and the intrinsic value good product management teams can provide to a company. However, I also have to accept the truth that product mangers as a group are not the game changers, nor the market makers, they could be.

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The Dangers of Thinking of Products as Features

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

Warning Sign

This post was originally published on Product Talk.

It’s easy to spend the majority of your time talking about features. You track features in your backlog. You schedule features on your roadmap. Your customers request features. Your sales team complaints about missing features. Almost everyone thinks of products as features. But if you want to build better products, you need to stop thinking about products as a collection of features.

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Your Customers are not Lab Rats

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

Your Customers are not Lab Rats

This post was originally published on On Product Management.

Everywhere you turn these days, someone is talking about running experiments and tests to understand your customers or target market.

They say things like:

  • use experiments to validate your ideas
  • A/B test responses to interface designs
  • build minimal solutions that can be built and released quickly to get ongoing feedback.
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