Winning by Losing

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

Winning by Losing

“I never lose…I either win or I learn.” – Unknown

I’ve always been fascinated with how and why business deals are won and lost. As a long time product manager, I’ve always wanted to know why companies chose or didn’t choose my product or service. What I’ve learned is that knowing makes all the difference.

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Product Management – You’re Doing It Wrong

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

Italy Cruise Aground

This post was originally published on On Product Management.

Would anyone hire a sales rep, have him spend his time updating the website and then wonder why the sales aren’t coming in? Or how about hiring a accountant, asking her to project manage the development team, then question why the books aren’t up to date? Or how about having some of the software developers spend time crafting marketing emails and then ask why code is delivered late?

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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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