Category: Product Development

  • Get everyone out of the building – or how Product Managers are like Fire Fighters

    Get everyone out of the building – or how Product Managers are like Fire Fighters

    I realize that “get out of the building” is probably already an advice that’s meant for everyone. But If I may rephrase the advice so that it incorporates a bit better the nuance that I’ve observed, I would call it “Get everyone out of the building”, which sounds like something that a Fire Fighter would say. Perhaps in this sense (and many others in which we both roles have to fight different kinds of fire), Product Managers are just like Fire Fighters.

  • How Product Development Frameworks Work Together To Enable Actions

    How Product Development Frameworks Work Together To Enable Actions

    A product strategy can be seen as a function that takes in business outcomes, possible product changes, activities people do and produce an effective action. JTBD helps discover activities people do that need improvement. Company Vision Helps identify business outcomes. The North Star Framework helps produce metrics that align with business outcomes and activities customers do that need improvement. Continuous Discovery helps discover opportunities and solutions. Opportunity-Solution tree helps make product changes that align with opportunities which best solve company and customer problems simultaneously

  • The Build Trap, Great Product Managers, Strategic Gaps and Product Kata

    The Build Trap, Great Product Managers, Strategic Gaps and Product Kata

    Last month, I finished reading Escaping the build trap as part of an attempt to discover the pillars of product management. Although I did not discover anything of sort, I think it was a great read since the book provides useful frameworks and mental models that I can apply in my daily work. In this blog post, I want to elaborate on some ideas in the book that I found to be interesting.

  • Spectrum of delight:A product strategy framework

    Spectrum of delight:A product strategy framework

    According to Gibson Biddle – former Netflix’s product lead, product strategy answers the question “How will your product delight customers, in hard to copy, margin-enhancing ways”. In this blog post I examine why that definition is interesting, and how it can be applied when formulating your product strategy