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The Importance of a Product Management Framework

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What is a Product Management Framework? In order to understand what a Product Management framework is, it’s helpful to understand the literal definition of a framework: a basic supporting structure that underlies a system or process.

A Product Management Framework for the Internet of Things

Tech Product Management

In this post, I share the IoT Decision Framework I developed to help Product Managers tackle the complexity of IoT products. This framework provides an easy-to-follow structure to uncover requirements at each layer of the IoT stack, including business decisions, technical decisions, and more.

A Framework for Understanding How to Influence Others

Mind the Product

Tanuja walks us through the influence triangle; a framework to remind us about three things we should consider. The post A Framework for Understanding How to Influence Others appeared first on MindTheProduct.

Selection Criteria for Product Management Tools

PM Hardcore

Product Management Tools product management framework toolsTools For What We Do. As a product manager, I’d like to find some tools that help me do my job. I deal with: Customers – finding their problems and listening to their product feedback. Markets – my segments, their problems, and how to reach them with my solution (and if they are big enough for me to make money).

The Rise of Product Success Manager and Customer Journey Podcast

Spice Catalyst

Business Development Customer Journey Entrepreneur Newsletter Dave Product Life Cycle Framework Product Management Product Planning The Product Management Role Customer journeyLast year I had a great podcast with Karthik who runs the Design Your Thinking Podcast.

The Ladder of Evidence: Get More Value From Your Customer Interviews and Product Experiments

Product Talk

I’ve developed a simple framework to help teams evaluate the effectiveness of their methods. One of the best signs of an effective product team is a regular cadence of customer interviews and product experiments.

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Roman Pichler

The confusion stems—at least partly—from the fact that Scrum is a simple framework focused on helping teams develop software. Why didn’t the framework use the term product manager ?

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

bpma ProductHub

Ellen suggests the “7 Product Dimensions” framework, which covers seven product aspects that encompass functional and nonfunctional dimensions of any product. Let’s put the framework into place. Want additional practice putting this framework into action?

Mental Models for Product Managers – Part 2

PM Hardcore

This is the classic framework from Geoffrey Moore’s Crossing the Chasm. I haven’t even talked about some of the valuable larger frameworks of mental models (although I do have blog posts about some – like Kathy Sierra’s “badass” approach ).

Is Scrum Right for Your Product?

Roman Pichler

If the answer to these questions is yes, then Scrum is probably not the best framework for your product. Neither Scrum nor any other framework is always the best fit. When is Scrum Most Helpful?

UX 100

Our product life cycle management doesn’t seem to be doing that well, how can we assess it?

Spice Catalyst

Checklist Newsletter Dave Product Life Cycle FrameworkMy answer to Our product life cycle management doesn’t seem to be doing that well, how can we assess it? Answer by David Fradin: I don't think the other answers understand what the question might be concerning.

Scaling the Product Owner Role

Roman Pichler

Frameworks like SAFe use this option as a default, but I recommend you apply it carefully: Splitting product responsibilities along the strategic-tactical dimension works well if a tight integration of strategic and tactical decisions is not required. Scaling and the Product Life Cycle.

Podcast: How to Use the IoT Decision Framework

Tech Product Management

I had a great conversation with Bruce Sinclair, the host of the show, on how to use my IoT Decision Framework. The post Podcast: How to Use the IoT Decision Framework appeared first on Tech Product Management. I’m very excited to be featured in the IoT Inc Business Show!

The Evolution of Modern Product Discovery

Product Talk

The Jobs-To-Be-Done Framework: Clayton Christensen and Anthony Ulwick [10:42]. Jobs-to-be-Done Framework. The Jobs-to-be-Done framework encourages us to ask, “Are we tackling the right opportunities?” And that is the Jobs-to-be-Done framework.

5 Things to Remember When Running a Design Sprint

bpma ProductHub

As a flexible design framework, the design sprint can yield creative solutions that stakeholders & customers want. At it’s core, the design sprint framework is designed to be flexible and it can be beneficial to embrace that feature. (5) by C Emera Trujillo.

Scaling Lean Principles by Jeff Gothelf

Mind the Product

A Framework For Big Companies. There is no shortage of frameworks available for lean startup at scale, says Gothelf. “As But these frameworks are not end points. Coach, lean advocate and author Jeff Gothelf talked about scaling Lean principles at this year’s London #mtpcon.

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

Product Talk

A Framework for Continuous Product Discovery. 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. But that’s going to take time and I want you to have it today.

Get Your Team Experimenting More by Using One Little Word…

Mind the Product

However, from what I’ve seen through various consulting projects, the application of Ries’ approach has become so formally structured that many organisations are missing out on the true initial intent – a framework for quick learning and continuous innovation.

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.

Using Experimentation to Drive Product – Stephen Pavlovich (CEO of

Mind the Product

Use a hypothesis framework to give you an ‘unfair advantage’ against your competitors. The same framework that can apply for physical tests, can be used to manage your digital experiments or even your SEO programme variations.

Why Your Product Must Stand for Something

Mind the Product

They are the core insights you learn about your market turned into a framework for evaluating all future product enhancements. Christian Rudder, co-founder of dating site OkCupid, has learned a lot about online dating behaviour.

Common Mistakes in Implementing a New Product Management Framework; Tools for Product Management; ProductCamp Atlanta Recap

Good Product Manager

Common Mistakes in Implementing a New Product Management Framework. Based on our research at SiriusDecisions, we know that improving the overall product lifecycle management framework/process is a top priority for the coming year for many b-to-b product management leaders. There are four common mistakes organizations make in implementing a new product management framework , and that’s the subject of my post on the SiriusDecisions blog.

Product Management Workshop: Aug. 22-23 in Chicago

On Product Management

Think holistically about building and marketing The Whole Product Go beyond MVP/Lean Startup and dogmatic frameworks Raise your Product Management game Details are here: The Craftsman PM: A 2-day Hands-on Workshop Where: Blue1647, Chicago, IL When: August […]. Want to take your Product craft to the next level? Attend the Craftsman PM 2-day hands-on Product Management workshop.

Mental Models for Product Managers

Mind the Product

Without a good framework of mental models, you will be limited in all those areas. If you don’t have a value proposition articulated using the four part framework – category, customer, benefits, differentiators – then do it yourself. What are Mental Models?

Product Management Memory Lane with Alyssa Dver

bpma ProductHub

She summarized her frameworks through her first book, “Software Product Management Essentials”, first out in 2003. Contributed by Saikrishna Chavali. Kicking off the 2017 BPMA calendar is Alyssa Dver on using Neuroscience to build confidence.

Outcome-Driven Innovation for Product Managers

Mind the Product

What is the Job-To-Be-Done Framework? Tony Ulwick is the pioneer of jobs-to-be-done theory, the inventor of the Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI) process, and the founder of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Strategyn.

The Rise of Modern Product Discovery

Product Talk

We see a new form of product discovery emerging with the rise of design thinking , The Lean Startup , customer development , and the jobs-to-be-done framework. I love that Marty Cagan and Jeff Patton have long been advocates of dual-track development.

On Being a Pragmatic Marketing Instructor

Product Beautiful

This week, I was fortunate enough to receive a new opportunity within Pragmatic Marketing , and accepted a new role as Vice President of Products.

Metaphor and Stories in Product Management by Elizabeth Churchill

Mind the Product

It’s a framework which comes from Google Ventures and its purpose is to generate an idea and learn from it without having to build and launch a product.

Product Management for Dummies

Product Bookshelf

Product Management for Dummies covers all aspects of the role and provides many useful tools and frameworks. Not just for dummies, this book is for everyone.

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Lewis Lin’s Favorite Books for PMs

Product Bookshelf

Don’t be afraid to start from scratch, adapt observed ideas, and use the Thinkertoys frameworks to unlock your imagination. Separate design from programming and focus on the vision, rather than using existing mechanical frameworks.

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Why you Need a Product Analytics Playbook

Mind the Product

To date, we haven’t had a broadly applicable framework for improving user retention at various stages of the user lifecycle. The Retention Lifecycle Framework and how to apply it to your own product.

The Importance of Listening to Your Customers by David Cancel

Mind the Product

He has a framework to help. The Spotlight Framework. He says that his framework is simple to implement and enables product teams to track how the feedback categories change month over month.

Dual-Track Agile: Why Messy Leads to Innovation

Mind the Product

There are more detailed ways to frame your ideas, like the opportunity canvas , but we chose to go with the three questions above, as they are the core in all idea frameworks. What is Dual-Track Agile?

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Good Enough

Tyner Blain

And Kano analysis gives us a framework for talking about it. At least with the application of Kano analysis, you have a framework for making informed decisions about how much you ultimately need to do, and how much you need to do right now.

Product Lifecycle Management – Beyond the Early Adopter

Mind the Product

Craig shares Pearson’s 6 phase framework for Product Lifecycle Management and shows how rather than confining practice, it’s a business-model agnostic structure which allows them to focus on the right behaviours at the right times.

Moving from Solutions to Problems

Folding Burritos

Yet, I wanted to dig deeper into this issue by focusing on: The reasons why a Solution-first culture makes your life harder; A “framework” to drive stakeholders to think in terms of Problems. A Mini-framework to Drive Stakeholders Towards Problems.

A Toolset For Getting Unstuck When Your Creativity Is Blocked

PM Hardcore

The Cynefin framework , especially the Complex quadrant. A Very Creative Block – Penrose Triangle by Wes Peck, CC 2.0 license. We product managers are inventing stuff most of the time. Whether it’s new features, or designs, or go to market materials, or just making decisions.

What it Takes to Speak at Mind the Product

Mind the Product

Our audience already knows all the buzzwords, frameworks, and toolsets and is looking for context, inspiration and new stories. As the curator of the world’s two largest product conferences , I get approached all the time about getting on the #mtpcon stage.

Requirements, Roadmaps & Rollouts: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, February 2017

High Octane Product Management

We also throw in a few tips for hiring the best Agile Product Owners, and a universal product management framework that’s been sitting right under our nose. The Universal Product Management Framework: An Org Chart and Three Questions. The February Issue of The B2B Product Manager is now available. In this issue we cover everything from requirements to roadmaps to rollouts.