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Product Backlog Defense

TL; DR: Product Backlog Defense<p>Product backlog defense — make no mistake: Your product backlog is the last line of defense preventing your team from …

Product Management

How Product Leaders Can Contribute To Their Teams Without Micromanaging Or Negatively Influencing Daily Decisions.

Or How Not To Become a HIPPO (Highest Paid Person’s Opinion)<p>Leadership doesn’t mean you get to make all the decisions. Ideally, it means you make a …

Product Management

Defining a clear product vision — what should you be working on?

In my previous post, I detailed my journey into software development, and my experience of delivering software projects with Lean development …

Product Management

Growing up Lean: Lean Strategies for Maturing Products

Building an MVP and launching a product is actually the easy part. It’s much more difficult to manage a product in its maturity or decline stages, so …

Product Management

Day in the Life of a B2B Product Manager

<i>This article is a sequel to our popular post, Day in the Life of a Product Manager.</i><p>There are many different flavors of product management, especially …

Product Management

Deciding which features to build and how to prioritize them

Many startups or product teams often struggle with the decision which features to build and how to prioritize which features to build first. Others …

Product Management

Product Owner vs. Product Manager

As a Product Owner and the CEO of Scrum.org I was invited to speak at ProductTank NYC earlier this year about the conflict between the roles Product …

Be a Balanced Product Leader, Not a Feature Broker or Product Dictator

<i>Being an effective product leader is not easy: It requires embracing people's ideas as well as saying no, being neither too accommodating, nor too</i> …

Product Management

The Rise of Product Leadership

Let’s not refer to a product manager as a generalist, a Swiss Army knife, or “CEO of a product.” Instead, let’s refer to product manager as a product …

Product Management

Tesla's cloud account hacked to mine cryptocurrency

There was a time when ransomware was the weapon of choice for hackers. Now, it seems that cryptohacking has become the preferred method of making …

E-Signature Software Market Segmentation, Application, Trends, Opportunity & Forecast 2018 to 2025

Description: <br>This report studies the global E-Signature Software market, analyzes and researches the E-Signature Software development status and …

The Why and How of Creating a Product Wall

“Kyle, product development is a black hole. I don’t know what is being researched, built or released.”<p>As a product manager, this is a something I’ve …

User Stories: Bin, Thin, or Split?

Questions to keep you focused on user story value<p>Consider a user story…<p>How does your team approach slicing it up? By far the two most common …

Swisscom data breach exposes 800,000 customers

Swiss telecoms giant Swisscom has admitted that it suffered a serious security breach in the autumn of 2017 that saw the theft of contact details of …

Customers
Product Management

So you’re interviewing for a product manager role…

You’ve gone through two interviews with GreatCompany, Inc, and they’ve invited you in for a third. The next step might be a 3+ hour interview or …

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

Management

5 Ways Product Managers Can Sharpen Their Communication Skills

Product Managers are directly responsible for synthesizing the voices and needs of senior stakeholders, the product team, and customers. As such, …

Communication Skills

Done is dead – welcome to outcome-driven development

We’ve all been groomed to measure our work by output. That means defining success as shipping a product, feature or bug fix to customers. To ship …

Product Management

Observations on Product Management

I’ve spent 10 years now building products — from consulting, to startups, to larger teams like Airbnb. I wanted to capture some of the things I’ve …

Product Management

How To Design a Bulletproof Product Strategy

Anytime a company consistently ships product faster than the average, people will assume they are doing something heroic.<p>What secrets do these …

Product Management
Customer Experience
Product Management

Myth: In Scrum, there is no planning

<i>Scrum is intended as a simple, yet sufficient framework for complex product delivery. Scrum is not a one-size-fits-all solution, a silver bullet or a</i> …

Project Management

6 Ways Product Managers Can Help Manage Technical Debt

Product Management<p>Agile & Development<p>6 Ways Product Managers Can Help Manage Technical Debt<p>by <b>Maddy Kirsch, Marketing at ProductPlan</b><p>In software …

Product Management

Tips for Agile Product Roadmaps & Product Roadmap Examples

As a Product Owner, you are responsible for Product Backlog management, stakeholder management and forecasting. Therefore, you will probably use a …

Product Management

Great Product Managers are “Outcome Thinkers”

Product Management is the craft of building the <i>right</i> things. Part of this craft is about (1) discovering and (2) delivering these <i>right</i> things. But a …

The State of UX for 2018

When 2017 is almost over it’s time to look ahead and predict how the digital experience will evolve over the next 12 months.<p>In this article, I’ll …

UI Design

Product Manager vs Product Owner

“What is the difference between a Product Owner and a Product Manager?”<p>It’s an interesting question and one that takes time to unpack. Let’s look at …

Product Management