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How To Create A Good Old Business Case For Your Roadmap!

The focus on profitability really fortifies the importance of collaborative decision-making between product managers and the leadership team. Companies need to create sustainable growth by innovating through product features. As the legendary statistician and management consultant, W. Edwards Dem...

Why You Need to Maximize Your AI Opportunities

As a product manager, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is to think too narrowly about the possibilities of AI. The technologies that enable AI are advancing rapidly and becoming more and more affordable, so it’s a prime time for companies to start taking advantage. And yet, despite the ...

It’s Time To Get Serious About Developing Product Muscle

It’s amazing how many companies have lost their product mojo when they replaced their product-oriented founder with a CEO coming from sales, marketing, business development or finance. Unfortunately, CEOs that are sales or finance-led believe acquisitions or managing costs is the key to growth. B...

How Product Processes Can Shape Your Company Culture

Achieving product-driven leadership requires an organizational focus on cultural change. But what does that mean exactly? Your processes, how you’re supposed to do things, shape your culture. Product processes and company culture are therefore interconnected and rely on each other to succeed. Cul...

Part Two: Key Elements to Become a Healthy Product-Led Organization

The path to successful product-led growth is a tough one. What you want is for stakeholders to build good habits around roadmap completion, but unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. In our previous article in this two-part series, we looked at the importance of having the leadership team est...

Part One: Key Elements to Become a Healthy Product-Led Organization

Let’s face it, most organizations have poor habits around roadmap completion — this is why getting leadership (or stakeholders) to develop consistent, stable and familiar routines reinforced through repetition and communication is valuable. The most versatile and robust good habits are formed whe...