Every Product Manager Needs Product Development Team
In today’s world, there are a number of thriving companies. There are, however, many more companies that don’t end up thriving. Don’t you ever question why? The most common reason for these entrepreneurial failures is a lack of sufficient market validation and market validation mistakes. There ar... →
Is Your Organization Doing Everything It Can To Explore, Evolve And Execute Products?
The appetite for building exceptional products has never been higher, and yet, many organizations struggle to grow effective and successful product management. With that in mind, how can business leaders develop organization competency and fast-track product innovation? How can they improve proce... →
Risk Neutral vs Progressive Roadmaps: Here’s How To Survive a Recession.
Let’s face it. As COVID-19 continues to threaten the normalcy of our lives, there is no turning back from the recession that is hitting our economy. What does that mean for a company? As we’ve seen, recessions can create wide and long-standing performance gaps between companies. A company’s perfo... →
Avoiding Burnout: What You Can Do To Maintain a Work-Life Balance
We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. Especially during the holiday season as the year is coming to an end. As a product manager, you may have already learned how to plan and prioritize a product roadmap. But how can you help yourself do the same? How do you keep yourself from ... →
3 Pictures That Will Shape Your View Of Bain Public SOAP™
We created SOAP™ an actionable 12-week virtual workshop series to help you jump through the hoops of prioritization and roadmap planning by using a clear, measurable, reproducible process for prioritizing features and initiatives. SOAP™ is a methodology that we developed for product planning and ... →
Are You A Coachable Product Leader?
It’s rare for me to find a company whose strategy is specific and actionable enough to prioritize product work. When faced with a laundry list of strategies filled with 5, 8 or 13 tactical goals, it can be very difficult to prioritize anything. While most of your roadmap initiatives support on... →
Halloween Spooktacular: The Dark Side of Product Management
We’ve all been there. Your very first break into product management. In the startup world, a lot of people become product managers by default rather than design. People think that product managers operate this very critical, high-leverage function that, when executed correctly, greatly facilitate... →
Strategic Gridlock? Discover the Tools You Need to Drive Product Decisions
Many CEOs will tell you that they’re the best-informed people when it comes to knowing what customers need — and that they’re in the best position to drive decisions on product priorities. What happens here is that these expectations and this type of behaviour become the primary contributor to pr... →