By John Mansour For those not familiar with it, Jeopardy is a very popular and long running game show where contestants answer questions based on categories and can win or [ … ]
The Maturity of your Market Dictates the Type of Product that You Need
By Rivi Aspler A few months ago, I linked the type of product manager that you want to hire, to the product life cycle stage that your product is at, [ … ]
Politics and your next release
by Steve Johnson A desire not to butt into other people’s business is at least eighty percent of all human ‘wisdom’… and the other twenty percent isn’t very important.—Robert A. [ … ]
What is a Successful Product? An Overview of Metrics and KPIs to Track Product Success
by Anders Linsdorf Every company wants to be a success, and of course, that means having successful products. But what is a successful product? Different companies will have different goals [ … ]
Product Management – You’re doing it wrong
by Saeed Khan Would anyone hire a sales rep, have him spend his time updating the website and then wonder why the sales aren’t coming in? Or how about hiring a accountant, [ … ]
UX and product managers
On the Mind the Product blog, Martin Eriksson writes, I’ve always defined product management as the intersection between business, technology and user experience. A good product manager must be experienced in at [ … ]
Stop saying “No” and start asking “Why”
by Saeed Khan Every day, it seems, I see another blog post or article on product development that tells people to say “No” to feature requests. Don’t believe me? Just [ … ]
What keeps Product Managers from being really effective?
by Saeed Khan A couple of weeks ago, I asked you to tell me what important activities you aren’t able to do because you’re caught up doing other (less important) [ … ]
Your user interface defines a conversation – does it always make sense?
By Saeed Khan What is the difference between these two sentences? He eats, shoots and leaves. He eats shoots and leaves. The first describes a gunman, most likely in a [ … ]
He Said, She Said: Part 4 – Product Management and UX working together.
By Saeed Khan and Heather Searl Parts 1, 2, and 3 of this series covered a number of topics including working with other teams, organizational structures, personas, Agile, and common documents. This [ … ]