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How to build a roadmap in 3½ steps

<i>When done right, the product roadmap reduces uncertainty about the future and keeps product teams focused on the highest priority product</i> …

Product Management

The Strategic Role of Product Management when Development goes Agile

While software development teams have been moving toward agile methods for years, many product managers are only now becoming aware of it. An agile …

Product Management

Scientists put a worms mind into a Lego robot and it worked

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The convergence of biological intelligence with robotics will be an area of increasing interest in the future.<p>It’s not …

Lego

Prioritizing a Technical Roadmap Against a Product Roadmap

In software development, you’ll often hear the term “roadmap” thrown about. If discussed carelessly, it could appear as though there is only one …

Product Management

Product Pricing and the Impact of Human Psychology

Product Strategy<p>Entrepreneurship<p>The Impact of Human Psychology on Product Pricing<p>by <b>Andre Theus, VP of Marketing at ProductPlan</b><p>Before we get into …

Product Management
Leadership

What It Takes To Build A Product

Early this month, I was at the Microsoft SharePoint 2018 North America conference in Las Vegas, and like all conferences, there were rows and rows of vendor booths with as much swag as you can fit into your backpack.<p>Most of the sponsors were product companies rather than services companies, which …

Product Management

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Design - Balancing Risk to Gain Reward

The idea of the minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for some time. The term itself was coined by Frank Robinson but was made popular by two …

Product Management

Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

You’ve heard it said and you know it’s true: People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.<p>For many people, the primary ingredient in job satisfaction is not the quality of food in the lunchroom. It’s not the office layout or equipment. It’s not even the workload, salary, or benefits. It’s the …

Leadership

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

Six Guidelines for Saying No to a Stakeholder

Saying no can be very difficult. Most of us like to please others. But when we say no, we disappoint the requester.But saying no to stakeholders is …

Product Management

5 Tips for Building Effective Product Management Teams

Let PMs Be PMs<p>Product management is at an interesting point. More and more companies embrace it as a way to supercharge the business, gratify …

The 29-year-old CEO of Stripe reveals what it's really like running a $9.2 billion startup

Patrick Collison, 29, and his brother John, 27, famously turned seven lines of code into a startup called Stripe, which has been valued in fundraising at $9.2 billion.<p>According to Collison, who was recently named to Business Insider's list of rising stars in tech, running a successful startup …

Startups

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

How to Politely Turn down Your Boss’s Request for Additional Work

The post How to Politely Turn down Your Boss’s Request for Additional Work appeared first on HBR Ascend.

MVP is not enough. Your product must be AWESOME!

Building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a task not to be taken lightly. The startup or enterprise business must clearly understand the goal of …

Mercedes-Benz's Plan for Surviving the Auto Revolution

If you're the guy in charge of leading Daimler—you know, the world’s largest luxury carmaker, one of Europe’s most important tech companies, and the …

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Self-awareness

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Leadership

Don’t Bother Trying to Outrun This Creepy Spiderbot That Transforms Into a Rolling Wheel

If the only thing more terrifying to you than a spider is a spider chasing you, you’re not going to want to watch this video of Festo’s latest …

Robotics

Shyp is shutting down — here's how we got here

<i>This post by Kevin Gibbon originally appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today, with a heavy heart, we are shutting Shyp down, ending operations effective immediately. I stared at a blank screen for more than ten minutes before I could even write that sentence. This is hard for many reasons, but first, some …

The Case for Selling Your Products Before You Launch on Kickstarter

A Kickstarter campaign can help you turn your business idea into a reality, but you still need to <i>sell</i> the concept in order to win over backers.It …

Product management for maturing products

Janna Bastow wrote a great post on product management for maturing products. From Growing up Lean: Lean Strategies for Maturing Products, here’s a …

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 …

7 signs your boss is impressed with you, even if it doesn't seem like it

<b>• Impressing your boss is a crucial part of succeeding at your job.</b><p><b>• Asking for feedback is important, but reading your manager is also a great skill to have.</b><p><b>• Tough love and frequent check ins are some signs that your boss is impressed with you.</b><p>Does your boss think you're competent?<p>It's an …

Ten Signs You're Leadership Material -- And Ten Signs You're Not

Dear Liz,<p>There is a supervisor job becoming available at my company in December.<p>Part of me wants to apply for it. The supervisors here have a lot more visibility into the company’s plans and a lot more input than the rest of us have. The job is in my own department, where I’m already very familiar …

Career Development

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

This Father Founded A Medical Research Startup To Save His Kid’s Life

Grace Sciences is trying to find a cure to a very obscure disease that pharmaceutical companies aren’t incentivized to work on–and is a model for the importance of passion and desperation in powering big breakthroughs.<p>On October 24, 2009, Kristen Wilsey was rushed into an emergency C-section at …

Someone just transformed the iPad into a touchscreen MacBook Pro

When I first discovered a Medium post that explains how developers were able to add a button to an iOS device, I thought that’d be a neat solution …