Definition of Minimum Viable Product

280 Group

Greg starts by giving us a basic definition of MVP, what is it and why is it important. The post Definition of Minimum Viable Product appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

Can Product Managers Bring A Product Back From The Dead?

The Accidental Product Manager

After having giving it some thought, the AT&T wireless product managers came up with a plan to change their product development definition and win over DirectTV customers to the AT&T wireless service: bring back the dead unlimited wireless data plan.

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What is a Digital Product?

Roman Pichler

But when it comes to digital products, this definition has only limited applicability. Product Management 101 Product Strategy minimum viable product product definition product lifecycleProduct. What is a product ? It might be tempting to say, something we can market or sell.

4 Daily Scrum Tips for Product Owners & Product Managers

Roman Pichler

Over the years, the definition of the meeting has changed. No matter what the current official definition is, the key to a successful Daily Scrum is letting the development team take full control of the work in the sprint. Tip #1: Know what it’s all about.

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Roman Pichler

Product managers used to do the upfront market research, product planning, and requirements definition work. As you may know, the product owner originated from Scrum, where the role is responsible for maximising the value the product creates.

New Product Management For Dummies Book Now Available

280 Group

The definitive guide to Product Management and a must-read for any and all Product Managers.

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Apple Shows Product Managers How To Get More For More

The Accidental Product Manager

Couple this with the great Apple / Android divide, and you can see how challenging it must be to try to change their product development definition in order to grow sales when you are an Apple iPhone product manager.

SaaS product management explained by 6 product managers

Roadmunk

I’ve always worked on SaaS products—so I can’t speak to personal experiences on both sides—but there are definitely different revenue considerations. The rise of the SaaS model in the product space has been swift, to say the least.

Agile at Scale – Outcome Driven (or Broken)

Tyner Blain

So – as long as we are willing to accept a definition of agile where “self-directed” means autonomy within the context of the role of that team, we only need to articulate the rest of the context.

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How To Fix A Product Management Mistake: Diet Pepsi

The Accidental Product Manager

They conducted countless taste tests and tinkered with their Diet Pepsi product development definition all in a quest to give their customers what they wanted. Pepsi’s product managers screwed up Diet Pepsi, can they fix it? Image Credit: Mike Mozart.

3 Best Practices for Adopting Continuous Product Discovery

Product Talk

In my talk, I shared a clear definition of continuous product discovery that I hope will act as a benchmark to help teams evaluate their own product discovery practices. Show Notes: [1:03] Continuous Product Discovery: A Definition. [3:28]

Why This Opportunity Solution Tree is Changing the Way Product Teams Work

Product Talk

It’s this latter part of his definition that most intrigues me. This advice definitely falls into the obvious camp, but it’s harder than it looks. I’ve found a visual aid that is profoundly changing the way teams work. It’s working so well that I feel compelled to write a book about it.

So What’s Wrong With Twitter?

The Accidental Product Manager

Clearly this means that the Twitter product managers need to update their product development definition. We’re going to have to change our product development definition. Everything was going great at Twitter, what happened? Image Credit: Kooroshication.

What Can Product Managers Learn From Disney About Pricing?

The Accidental Product Manager

If you said “Disney”, then good news – roughly a billion dollars of advertising over the years has done its job in creating a solid product development definition. If it is like most products, your product development definition called for a middleman to be involved.

The Software Development Deli Counter

Mironov Consulting

It’s a one-pager that shows things currently being built; things queued up for feature definition/design; and things queued up for customer/market validation. We’re much more successful when we do solid design and feature definition, so that should happen before we start coding.

The 7 Product Dimensions: A Guide to Asking the Right Questions

bpma ProductHub

We talked about the definition of “value” relative to these stakeholder groups. By John Zilch – Upon embarking on my first stint as a product manager, I happened to run into an experienced product executive one day in passing. I asked him for advice and he obliged.

What Would You Do If Walmart Turned Off Your Gas?

The Accidental Product Manager

Although their new stores may not be located on the Walmart property, the Murphy USA product managers see their product development definition as being a low-cost fuel provider. What would you do if your biggest customer decided to go it alone? Image Credit: Wil C.

What Should Product Managers Do When Their Main Product Fails?

The Accidental Product Manager

The whole idea behind the company was to try to find a way to create a product development definition that would standardize the wide range of blood tests that are commonly performed by creating a novel new hand-held device. You can hardly go into a gas station without being confronted with an entire wall of different brands of cigarettes all of which have just slightly different product development definitions.

7 Ways to Know That You Need a Head of Product

Mironov Consulting

Over the last year or so, I’ve seen more than a dozen companies with a meta-product management problem that I’m calling the “ No Head of Product Syndrome.” This is where medium-to-large companies have product managers sprinkled around, but without a single point of leadership or concentration.

The Simple Guide to Product Management

bpma ProductHub

In the pragmatic marketing framework and others like it, market understanding, strategy and definition drive all other activities for product development and delivery. Contributed by Cynthia Andre.

Car Maker Product Managers Face An Apple / Google Threat

The Accidental Product Manager

What this means is that there is always the possibility that the need for our product may go away because the product development definition changed and because of the arrival of a different and better product. Yes, every car needs a navigation system, but from whom?

March 24: One-Day Product Leaders Workshop

Mironov Consulting

Role definitions, or “who does what” Even if we assume a team of individually great product managers (and developers and designers and marketing/sales/services/support folks), organizations are complex. What: One-Day Product Leaders Workshop. When: Friday, March 24, 2017.

From Product Manager to Partner: An Interview with Ashley Carroll

Amplitude

Ashley : I don’t think about working in the VC space, but rather the broader startup ecosystem and I definitely see myself playing a role here for a long time. Ashley : Yeah, that’s definitely a problem we see a lot of.

What Should Tesla Product Managers Do When Your Customers Try To Break Their Product?

The Accidental Product Manager

Unless you’ve been living with your head under a rock, you’ve heard about the Tesla motor company and their quest to create a product development definition that will allow them to build all electric cars.

Tips For Both Setting Your Product’s Price And Then Getting It

The Accidental Product Manager

Product managers have to pick the right price and then get people to pay it Image Credit: Michael Summers.

Amazon Product Managers Prepare To Do The Unthinkable: Open A Store

The Accidental Product Manager

However, all of this success may hid a key product management fact – Amazon product managers always have to be looking for ways to update their product development definition and grow the business. We buy from Amazon online, right? Image Credit: Luke Dorny.

Creating effective customer feedback loops for product teams

Roadmunk

And the last—but definitely not least—way our CS team loops back to customers about their feedback, is through offering a peek at our roadmap.

Minimum Valuable Problem

Tyner Blain

I’m on a team in the early discovery and definition phases. These views of the problem space help us assure that we are solving a valuable problem – which is my preferred definition of a viable product.

Writing For Product Managers: Readability Is More Persuasive

PM Hardcore

Improving the readability of your writing is definitely worthwhile! In my Writing Tips for Product Managers post I suggested making your writing more readable. I mentioned a tool I use called Hemingway. It has both a Mac app and an online version.

Climbing the Product Management Career Ladder

bpma ProductHub

The definition of “strategic” is about results: delivering solutions that have strategic value to the customer, which in turn delivers strategic value to your organization in the form of growth, profitability and competitive position. Contributed by John Mansour.

Hearing About Accounts, Listening for Segments

Mironov Consulting

Major account sales teams, by definition, work only a few large accounts – often assigned from a “named account” list. (An In a well-run organization, each role has a single orientation; they either support individual customers or they support the market. Peter Drucker (or Steve Johnson)*.

Managing up as a newbie product manager

Roadmunk

Having a clear roadmap definitely helped here; try a template out.) On my end I think I definitely could have started talking to customers sooner. I’ve been Roadmunk’s newest product manager for 120 days (give-or-take).

The 9 Mental Models You Need to Build Better Products

Amplitude

Especially when data and analytics are in the mix, it’s good to take a definitive stance and deliver a definitive hypothesis, but let it be responsive to new information as it comes in.

Bar Code Scanner Product Managers Find A Way To Grow Their Market

The Accidental Product Manager

However, this is not good enough and the product managers are planning some radical transformations for their product’s product development definition. Not completely due to bar code scanners, but definitely helped by them.

First Things First: How Does A Product Manager Start?

The Accidental Product Manager

As we all know, there are a ton of things that you could do including creating a product development definition, but where to start? Product managers need to know how to get things started Image Credit: Andre Chinn. So you are in the process of starting your brand new product manager job.

How aligning product and marketing teams improves customer experience

Mind the Product

I personally experienced this kind of friction on a product where there was a clear disconnect between the marketing and product teams’ definitions of an engaged user: Marketing.

How to Hire a Product Analyst

Amplitude

Is that a good definition? The six things you need from a great product data scientist and how to find them . Product Analytics is one of the most high leverage roles in a company that’s investing in software development.

8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Hold the team accountable and expect that people do a good job–that commitments are kept and agreements respected, that sprint goals are delivered, that the team adheres to the definition of done and creates software that works, is documented, and tested. Manage the Product, not the Team. Focus on your job as the product manager or product owner, and manage the product, not the team.

Teams Don’t Form Instantly

Under10 Playbook

This level of interest is so logical when you stop thinking of product definition and development as manufacturing and start thinking of it as craft. Great things in business are not done by one person, they are done by a team of people. Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple.

How Product Managers Are Turning Cereal Into A Global Food

The Accidental Product Manager

If cereal product managers want potential customers in emerging markets to buy their product, then they will need to change their product development definition and reformulate it to meet local tastes. Do you know how to prepare a bowl of cereal? Image Credit: musicfanatic29.