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What Qualities Make a Product Great?

Mind the Product

What are the qualities that make up a great product? It pays to analyse them and consider how they all work together to make a product successful. I remember once being asked in an interview: “Could you name a product you think is great?” I put on my “thinking deep thoughts” face and stare at [.].


TEI 284: The Disney way of innovation – with Duncan Wardle

Product Innovation Educators

The strategies the Disney Head of Innovation used to bring products customers love to life. Last year I was at a product management conference in Orlando and the keynote speaker discussed leadership at Disney. It got me interested in how Disney innovates.

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Revisiting the Principles of Being Agile

The Product Coalition

As we approach the 20th birthday of the Agile Manifesto, it may be time to take a hard look at a few of the principles. Continue reading on ». entrepreneurship startup agile business technology

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SDLC Phases and Examples – What Is Software Development Life Cycle

The Basics of Product Management

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is the process of building software, using 6 phases – Analysis, Definition, Design, Coding, Testing and Deployment. The acronym also stands for system development life cycle. People use it interchangeably with software development life cycle.

How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. But how you tailor that conversation depends on who you’re having it with, because your stakeholders’ vision for the future and your customers’ vision are likely two different things. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfil, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. A conversation about creating value is going to vary based on whether or not you’re asking someone to buy your product, or fund it.

Dear Strategy 111: Rethinking Airline Strategies

Dear Strategy

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we analyze an airline story involving a cancelled flight, a premium seat, and a not so premium re-booking experience. It’s fairly well known that flying isn’t always the most customer-centric experience.

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Product Management in the Time of COVID?—?Part II

The Product Coalition

Product Management in the Time of COVID Part II: Roadmapping Best Practices The second article in the series highlights how lean roadmapping helps product managers navigate change. What are we going to do next? one of our developers asked.

How to Get The Right Feedback From Product Failure

The Product Coalition

An analysis framework for non-performing products Continue reading on ». product action analysis product-management feedback


Five Key Lessons Product Managers Can Learn from Service Designers

The Product Coalition

During my career I have spent time working closely with Service Designers on a variety of projects and products, and I believe there are five key lessons from the Service Designer discipline that can help & enhance Product Management. Before we begin: what is service design, again?


How Duolingo is Making You Translate the Internet For Free

The Product Coalition

A practical business model that provides fair education and access to the Internet in all languages Continue reading on ». startup business-models language-learning app-development duolingo

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.