Fri.Nov 10, 2023

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Leading product teams in large heavily matrixed organizations

Mind the Product

Christopher Piccoli, VP of New Product Development at Mastercard, looks at what it takes to build great products in large organizations, with tips for adhering to core product management principles while also getting things done. Read more » The post Leading product teams in large heavily matrixed organizations appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Products as Platforms and When to Start One

Gocious Blog

What comes first, the product or the platform? Asking the question of what should come first, the product or the platform, is similar to asking whether the egg came before the chicken. There is no cut-and-dry answer as to which order is better; companies have tried both to varying results. While the answer to the chicken and egg question is more philosophical, the question about products and platforms is best answered based on a company's structure, goals, and resources.


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60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP November 9, 2023

Johanna Rothman

I'm surprising myself with this experiment and the fact that I am continuing it. I suspect I'm successful because it's just a minute of some in-progress writing. Transcript: I’m Johanna Rothman, and this is 60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP for November 9, 2023, where I read an excerpt of just a minute of some writing in progress. This excerpt is from the Project Lifecycles book, almost ready for release.

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Product Roadmap Presentation: 6 Examples Included Templates


Simon Sinek’s rise to fame is marked by his unwavering determination to challenge conventional thinking. He consistently questions corporate practices and fearlessly presents bold opinions that disrupt the status quo. In his book “Start with Why” , Simon Sinek boldly claims that the ‘Why’ behind your actions matters more than the ‘What’ This principle isn’t limited to leadership or personal motivation; it extends to every facet of the business, including produ

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.