By Shardul Mehta Note: This post was originally published on Shardul’s Blog, the Street Smart Product Manager. It is reprinted here with permission. Shardul also published a follow up post [ … ]
Month: October 2014
Why don’t Product Managers go to Club?
It’s that time of year when companies are having their annual sales kickoffs and also announcing which members of the sales force sold enough in 2012 to qualify them to [ … ]
Estimation Tips to Create Realistic Product Roadmaps
by Steve Johnson, Under 10 Consulting Did you ever have this conversation growing up? You: “When’s dinner gonna be ready?” Mom: “Seven-ish.” You: “Uh, can you be more specific?” Mom: [ … ]
Do you really understand the true benefits your product delivers?
By Saeed Khan At the most fundamental level, virtually everything we do is driven by some very fundamental needs: we want to remove what pains us or increase what makes [ … ]
Ramping Up a New Product – This is where you really Start to Sweat!
By Rivi Aspler You have been working like hell for the past few months. You have been gathering requirements, prioritizing, defining, following up, getting everyone aligned, facing constraints and hence [ … ]
The shokunin spirit for product leaders
It is mid January. Are you still looking for a New Year Resolution? Here’s a recommendation. Please watch this movie and think about your approach to your craft. Japanese-English [ … ]
Getting buy-in for your roadmap
By Steve Johnson, Under 10 Consulting Whether you’ve built your roadmap up from a set of features or down from a set of strategic initiatives, you want to get buy-in [ … ]
User stories should be implementation free
By Steve Johnson, Under 10 Consulting In my ebook From Agile to Agile I quoted from a post on Mark Levison’s ScrumMaster Tales: As a first time book buyer I [ … ]
How Important (really) is ‘Business Value’ to your Backlog Prioritization?
By Rivi Aspler Agile teams rely on a prioritized backlog to guide their work. Ideally, when your product owner defines a product backlog item, he or she should focus on [ … ]
Want to be a better product manager in 2013? Start here
By Josh Duncan I wanted to start 2013 off by sharing a site that will help you with your product management work in 2013. If you haven’t heard of it, [ … ]