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). It’s […].

The Four Parts of a Minimal Viable Product

Grasshopper Herder

Isn''t an MVP just a bare bones product? If people sign up for our MVP, that means we''ve got Product/Market Fit, right? Lean Startups Minimum Viable Product Product/Market Fit product/market fit storyboarding

The Four Parts of a Minimum Viable Product

Grasshopper Herder

Isn''t an MVP just a bare bones product? If people sign up for our MVP, that means we''ve got Product/Market Fit, right? Lean Startups Minimum Viable Product Product/Market Fit product/market fit storyboarding

Delivering Awesome Product

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Alex Berman, lead a conversation around “Managing Mixed Role Teams and Delivering Awesome Product”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. Better Products.

Building Great Product Teams

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Getting Into Product – Your Experience

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

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? What time of day is […].

Reconciling Product Management and Product Leadership

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Lamia Benhaddou (Mentee, Session 4, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Amanda Ralph]. Amanda had 18 years of product management experience and was able to clearly foresee the obstacles I might encounter in my new role. Organize a product meeting.

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. If we hadn’t all be active users of these competitors products, we would have had a stupid conversation.

Best Product Management Career Advice

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

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. Product management also balances the needs of users, the business and the team and makes the difficult tradeoffs needed to keep pressing ahead. In that way, Product Managers are very similar to CEOs.

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

3 Awesome Ways To Boost Employee Engagement And Productivity

YFS Magazine

When it comes to creating a winning strategy to keep your employees happy and productive, it's really not a matter of science. Company Culture Grow company culture employee engagement health and wellness productivity workplace productivity

Negative Trends in Product Management

The Product Guy

From The Best Product Person of 2016, Chris Butler, …. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Established in 2010, TBPP is awarded annually in association with The Product Guy and The Product Group.

Managing Product Managers – Building Trust

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Prioritizing Product Features by ROI

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Roli Bhotika (Mentee, Session 5, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Zoe Feltham]. The most important lesson I learned in The Product Mentor program with Jeremy and Zoe was that Product Management has a language. Better Products. Better Product People.

Creating Happier Product Managers

The Product Guy

Excerpts from our conversation with The Best Product Person of 2017, Melissa Perri. I’m inspired by making other Product Managers awesome. I sometimes miss building software products myself, but being a part of teaching and expanding Product Management is a passion.

Influential Product Management Mentors

The Product Guy

Excerpts from our conversation with The Best Product Person of 2017, Melissa Perri. > What key people helped shape you into the product manager you are today? The first person who really started me on the path to where I am today was my VP of Product at OpenSky, Chris Keane.

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How To Tell A Remarkable Product Story!

Brandanew

But have you ever thought about product stories? Sure it depends on the product. But if you really have a unique and innovative product, it is possible to create a story that entertains, creates awareness and also enhances its value in the eyes of the customers.

5 Key Actions To Maximize Entrepreneur Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s productivity. That is a huge hit on productivity. For insight, I recommend the details provided in a recent book “ The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, ” by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne. That’s extraordinary productivity.

Future Proofing Product Management Skills

The Product Guy

From The Best Product Person of 2016, Chris Butler, …. If you aren’t used to talk with people and doing research for your product you are more likely to just be a project manager. Established in 2010, TBPP is awarded annually in association with The Product Guy and The Product Group.

Reuniting Product Management and Lean UX

Grasshopper Herder

We product managers have let ourselves be put into smaller product owner boxes. Product Management User Experience lean UX user experience We''ve been focused on process when the biggest risks are about markets.

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Positive Trends in Product Management

The Product Guy

From The Best Product Person of 2016, Chris Butler, …. > What trends do you see in product management? Agile and lean organization product managers are getting good at dealing with ambiguity and are open to unknown situations. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

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? Business Model Lean Startups customer development survey product/market fit startup marketing pyramid survey.io Lean Startup is hard. All we want is to build something people want.

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). Think of your product less in terms of features and more in terms of the […]. Product Management

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. I was in a meeting a month ago with a company I’m on the board of where product/market fit was asserted. When you have $0 of MRR, you have no product/market fit.

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

Applying Cynefin to Real Product Management Projects

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Things Great Product Managers Do Every Day

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Understanding Complexity in Product Management with Cynefin

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Product Roadmapping

The Product Guy

More segments from our conversation with Adam Warburton — and shedding some light onto just exactly what makes Adam truly The Best Product Person of 2015. The Best Product Person (TBPP) ris the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management.

Managing Product Managers — Take a Step Back

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Jeremy Horn The Product Guy.

Amazing Accomplishments in Product Management

The Product Guy

This past weekend we just held the global Session 6 closing for The Product Mentor where everyone shared highlights of their experiences and what they learned. Shelley Iocona Founder and Lead Strategist, On Its Axis Talk(s)​: Product Management & The Nuances of Digital Health Apps.

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome in Product Management

The Product Guy

From The Best Product Person of 2016, Chris Butler, …. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Established in 2010, TBPP is awarded annually in association with The Product Guy and The Product Group.

Product Strategies for Non-Strategists

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Dustin Levy, lead a conversation around “Product Strategies for Non-Strategists”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. About The Product Mentor. Better Products.

Top 40 Product Management Influencers 2017 [Highlights]

The Product Guy

I’m completely psyched to have made this year’s list of Top 40 Product Management Influencers of 2017 for the THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR! Julie Zhuo // Facebook Julie is the VP of Product Design at Facebook where she manages the design team responsible for the core Facebook experience.

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

Product- vs. Service-centric Companies

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Sarah Varki, lead a conversation around “Product Management: Product- vs. Service-centric Companies”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. About The Product Mentor.

Product Pricing in Product Management

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Aditya Bhelande, lead a conversation around “Product Pricing”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. About The Product Mentor. Better Products.

Working Remotely in Product Management

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Rishi Kumar, lead a conversation around “Working Remotely”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. About The Product Mentor. Better Products. Better Product People.