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Technical Review: A Trusted Look Under the Hood

TechEmpower - Product Management

Many CEOs of software-enabled businesses call us with a similar concern: Are we getting the right results from our software team? We hear them explain that their current software development is expensive, deliveries are rarely on time, and random bugs appear. These are classic inflection points for a development team.

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The Importance of Being Transaction-Ready: Navigating Seed and Series A Stage Rounds for Venture Capital Funding

DevelopmentCorporate

Venture capital funding, particularly at the Seed and Series A stages, is essential for the growth and development of startups. These early rounds help startups establish and scale their operations by providing capital for market research, product development, and team expansion.

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A Tale of Two Roadmaps?—?And Why You Can’t Succeed With Only One

The Product Coalition

The first was a precise set of tasks, milestones, and deliverables for the diligent civil servants tasked with building — the engineers, designers, and product managers. In the product team’s, err, I mean civil servants’ headquarters, the roadmap was a living document, evolving like a dynamic organism. Enter the product team roadmap.

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Successful Roadmaps Avoid One Thing: Drift

The Product Coalition

Product managers and their teams start with enthusiasm, hit the ground running, and create a solid roadmap. The same is true for your roadmap — it takes more than diligence. As a matter of practice, review your vision and product strategy at the same time as you review your roadmap. Roadmaps are a team sport.

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Hiring a UX designer won’t magically solve your product problems & other UX misconceptions debunked

Modus Create

Common misconceptions with UX and product development UX is a powerful and valuable tool, but misconceptions abound about what UX can do and how long it can take to reap the benefits. Engineering teams likely have a history of delivering features and delivering them very fast. Many designers started as developers. Not so fast.

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How Our Cross-Functional Teams Decide What to Build at Whispir

The Product Coalition

I wrote a variation of this for the various product teams at Whispir recently and then as fate would have it, a CEO I know reached out to me on LinkedIn asking the same thing?—?so with very little effort but a huge amount of diligence and thought, and you can do it in 15 minutes if you have access to all the research already.

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Modus Security: What’s Your Threat Surface?

Modus Create

The news is filled with tales of hackers breaking into financial institutions, DDoS attacks on credit card companies, and data breaches due to poor software configuration. Phase 1: Due Diligence and Discovery. Due diligence comes first but has its origins in other engagements Modus has conducted over the years.