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Product Debt

Instigator Blog

Product Management If you’ve spent any amount of time around developers you should be familiar with the term technical debt. Technical debt comes from hacking things together quickly and moving on. It accumulates over time. It can come back to bite you in the ass (if you scale to the point where the debt becomes obvious).

Context Matters When Building a Great Product

Instigator Blog

What are your users doing right before they use your product? These are important questions that can help you build a better product. It’s not enough to understand the pain or problem your product solves; you also have to understand the circumstances in which it helps. Product ManagementWhat about right after?

Create the Best Product

Feld Thoughts

One thing that came up was the idea of creating the best product. When Apple and Google didn’t have a product. Or the best UX.

Use Your Competitors’ Products All The Time

Feld Thoughts

I love this product and I use it every day. This company has several competitors – long time incumbents with somewhat stale, but useful products, and several new competitors, including well-funded and noisy ones. I use several of these products regularly in different situations and have encouraged the founders to use them also.

Biggest Product Regret

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. tweet ). link].

5 Key Actions To Maximize Entrepreneur Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s productivity. That is a huge hit on productivity. Practice productivity planning with your key team members.

The Role of Product Managers

Instigator Blog

I came across an interesting discussion on Branch about the role and future of product managers. Satya Patel , who recently left Twitter in a product-related role, wrote: “Product management isn’t a role or a function, it’s a set of skills. In that way, Product Managers are very similar to CEOs.

The Illusion of Product/Market Fit for SaaS Companies

Feld Thoughts

“We have product/market fit.” ” “We are searching for product/market fit.” ” “We are raising this financing to find product/market fit.” ” “Our customer traction demonstrates product/market fit.” ” Product/market fit. But first, some history.

Prioritize Product Development by the Four Stages of Use

Instigator Blog

When prioritizing feature development I like to think of a product in four pieces: Ongoing Engagement, Onboarding, First User Experience and Marketing/Growth. These are actually the steps a user goes through during their lifecycle with your product (listed in reverse). Product Management

Key Mentorship in Product Management

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. tweet ). link].

How a Seed VC Approaches Pre-Product Startups

View from Seed

Editor’s note: At a recent team meeting at NextView, we looked at the high number of startups we invested in which were pre-product at the time.

Revenue = Product Market Fit

Agile VC

Arguably revenue is the best signal of product-market fit for B2B startups. But B2B startups need to take a different tack.

Traction vs. Product

Rob Go

Option 2 is to focus on product (and proof points more broadly). The product and proof strategy might also fail at the series A.

Product Roadmapping

The Product Guy

The Best Product Person (TBPP) ris the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Nominate someone today!

Rapid Prototyping for Product Managers

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Nis Frome, lead a conversation around “Rapid Prototyping”. Enjoy!

The Best Product Person of 2016 is…

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. tweet ). link].

2017's Hottest Tools for Productivity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving

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Many Entrepreneurs Are Too Busy, But Not Productive

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s productivity. That is a huge hit on productivity. Practice productivity planning with your key team members.

Deciding to be a Product Manager

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. tweet ). link].

How to Launch a Product: A Startup-Friendly Process

View from Seed

Did we think through how to launch a product in the first place? Luckily, the good folks at Driftt put together this great SlideShare, detailing how companies can be strategic and thoughtful about their product launch plans. How To Launch A Product: 7 Tips To Drive Demand from Driftt. Note: NextView is an investor in Driftt.).

The Keys To Productive Brainstorming

Street Smart Product Manager

In fact, doesn’t “brainstorming meeting” … Continue reading The Keys To Productive Brainstorming. The post The Keys To Productive Brainstorming appeared first on Street Smart Product Manager. New Product Development brainstorming creativity innovationAnd deservedly so. Too many people.

The Latest Product Management Mentors

The Product Guy

We are very excited to announce The Product Mentor Session 6 has just launched! The Product Mentor is a very exclusive program to be chosen for.

6 Ways To Keep Your Team Happier And More Productive

Startup Professionals Musings

The challenge is to find the best way to keep everyone on your team happy and productive. entrepreneur happy productive startup

Reuniting Product Management and Lean UX

Grasshopper Herder

We product managers have let ourselves be put into smaller product owner boxes.

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A Designer’s Perspective on Working with Product Managers

The Product Guy

A product manager just stopped by the desk of the designer on a lazy Thursday afternoon. Designers can help product people a lot.

Day-to-day Product Management Inspiration

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. tweet ). link].

Best Productivity Apps For Entrepreneurs With Too Much To Do

YFS Magazine

These productivity apps aim to help you do that and more. Back Office Grow mobile apps productivity productivity apps productivity tools

Experimenting with Product, Price and Market

Instigator Blog

Every startup has to experiment with product, price and market to find the right combination that allows them to scale and win. Last week I wrote about product/market fit […]. But if you find yourself experimenting with all three at the same time, you need to take a step back and evaluate where you’re really at.

Product Management Insights – Walking in Another’s Shoes

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. tweet ). link].

How To Make Your Product Story Successful

Brandanew

Writing product stories, case studies and content in general around your product has one overarching purpose- convince and convert.

Product/Market Fit and Lean Analytics

Instigator Blog

In the last couple weeks I’ve read a few great blog posts about product/market fit and the confusion that exists around what it really means. I’d say for many early stage startups, product/market fit is thought of as that point in time when you’ve finally built a product that people use and it’s time to […].

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5 Ways To Boost Productivity And Minimize Negativity

Startup Professionals Musings

No startup can afford that huge cost in emotional capital, as well as productivity! business entrepreneur negativity productivity startup

The Best in Product Management

The Product Guy

The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

8 Insanely Simple Productivity Hacks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Follow these secret tips for a more productive workday

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Trends in Product Management

The Product Guy

The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Price of Admission Is An Amazing Product

Feld Thoughts

The second is that price of admission is an amazing product. Indulge me while I go on an amazing product rant from our portfolio. I’ve been using the product for sixty days along with their competitor’s product. Your mind simply explodes when you use this particular product. Enough said.

Is This Ex-Googler’s Pre-Product Approach the Fast Track to Product-Market Fit?

View from Seed

Having The Right It is essential for the following reason: Most new products and innovations fail in the market. AS: I get that question a lot.

False Positives and Product / Market Fit

Grasshopper Herder

Which one of these tests will actually tell us if we have the fabled Product / Market Fit? Lean Startup is hard.

7 Traits That Define Work Productivity Superstars

Startup Professionals Musings

That's why recognizing, hiring and retaining the most productive people is “job one” for every leader in every business.

Six Sigma & Product Management

The Product Guy

The Best Product Person (TBPP) ris the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Nominate someone today!