Finding a Framework for Strategy Insights

Mind the Product

Having the right insights is a critical component in creating a strategy. While this is very obvious and widely mentioned in every piece of strategy advice, the truth is that there are no resources that detail how to generate them. I’d like to change that by providing my experience of using a few ideation frameworks [.]. The post Finding a Framework for Strategy Insights appeared first on Mind the Product.

Building a Bespoke Prioritisation Framework: A Case Study

Mind the Product

The post Building a Bespoke Prioritisation Framework: A Case Study appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Strategy Prioritisation prioritization framework

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Atomic Product Strategy, By Rob Hayes

Mind the Product

Every team needs a product strategy. The Business Model Canvas, Bootstrap or Atomic Design – it seems like everyone from MBAs to developers to designers seems to have a framework to structure their strategy, except for product managers.

A Product Coaching Framework to Foster Product Thinking

Mind the Product

At Founders Factory we’ve created and implemented a framework for our product coaching practice based on the hypothesis I wrote about in Mind the Product last year for why product thinking needs to be the future of product management and why product coaching is how we get there. We introduced a framework MVP to do this. What do I mean by a “framework”? Our framework looks like this: Assessment + Weekly Cadence + Monthly Reassessment = Framework.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 3 Packaging Decision Framework Overview.4 This ebook provides simple frameworks to help software vendors effectively package and price embedded analytics from.

Best Product Strategy Frameworks

The Basics of Product Management

Choosing the right product strategy framework is very important for every product manager. Remember, choosing the right product strategy will go a long way in making sure that the entire product life cycle proceeds flawlessly. To put it more bluntly, many product managers do not spend sufficient time in choosing the right strategy. The wrong strategy can result in the failure of a product. Sometimes, the chosen strategy changes from project to project.

The GIST Framework by Itamar Gilad

Mind the Product

In this talk from #MTP Engage Manchester consultant Itamar Gilad takes us through his GIST (goals, ideas, steps, tasks) framework. In most companies, we try to plan the long-term future with an organisational strategy which feeds into a product strategy. Itamar’s framework has four levels of planning: Goals, which tell us what we are trying to achieve. The post The GIST Framework by Itamar Gilad appeared first on Mind the Product.

Good Strategy, Bad Strategy

Product Bookshelf

Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters by Richard Rumelt. The big idea: Strategy is not goal-setting, vision creation, or agreeing on principles and aspirations. With a good strategy, you can overcome the critical issues your product faces.

What is OKR Framework?

The Basics of Product Management

OKR stands for “Objectives and Key Results” To be a successful Product Manager, you need to fully understand the OKR Framework – a must know strategy. You may already be using some version of the OKR framework, but you may not be aware of it. Within your scrum teams, clearly defining what kind of framework you use will help in bringing organisational clarity to your stakeholders. But where did this framework come from? OKR Framework Basics.

Product People on Prioritisation

Mind the Product

Product Strategy Prioritisation prioritization framework Product PrioritizationWe asked 55 people working in product management roles to share their thoughts, feelings, and frustrations on the process of prioritisation.

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen, Customer Service Manager, Crescendo

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.

A flight-tested framework for effective goal-setting

Mixpanel

Below, I’m sharing a framework that I’ve leveraged to set goals and effectively institute them across an organization. Let’s start by thinking about where goals fit into the big picture: a goal tells you if you’re successfully executing your strategy. Strategy ?

Pragmatic Marketing Framework Update

Pragmatic Marketing

The most recent evolution involves the Pragmatic Marketing Framework. We’ve revised 14 boxes on the right side of the framework to more accurately reflect the current realities of marketing products and connecting with buyers. For starters, on the continuum of strategy to execution, the horizontal line that divides the framework in half, “Readiness” has become “Enablement.”

4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe ® is the most popular and far-reaching of the Agile scaling frameworks out there. But before you make the decision to go all-in with this popular framework, it’s important to know the facts. Scaled Agile Framework is prescriptive! SAFe is a framework. Like any good framework, it requires thoughtful customization to your specific situation. Scaled Agile Framework is heavyweight. Scaled Agile Framework is RUP.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework. But those all happen in the context of the organization’s strategy, the skills of the team, the tools the team gets to use or has to use, and the management of the product management function.

Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe ® is the most popular and far-reaching of the Agile scaling frameworks out there. But before you make the decision to go all-in with this popular framework, it’s important to know the facts. Scaled Agile Framework is prescriptive! SAFe is a framework. Like any good framework, it requires thoughtful customization to your specific situation. Scaled Agile Framework is heavyweight. Scaled Agile Framework is RUP.

Rediscover the Forgotten art of Product Strategy

Mind the Product

A strong product strategy is often neglected because of the absence of any strategic thinking in product teams. What can product managers do to make sure they give their product strategy the attention it warrants? Tanya shares her ideas for nurturing a strong product strategy from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum. Because product strategy – the foundation of any exceptional product work – is too often neglected. The Framework Fanatics.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework. But those all happen in the context of the organization’s strategy, the skills of the team, the tools the team gets to use (or has to use), and the management of the product management function.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework. But those all happen in the context of the organization’s strategy, the skills of the team, the tools the team gets to use (or has to use), and the management of the product management function.

Understanding Users at Scale with Product Analytics

Speaker: Sandhya Hegde, Director of Product, Amplitude

A deep understanding of how users interact with your product is critical for PMs at every stage of their product's lifecycle. Whether you are building new features, trying to improve customer experience or battling poor retention - user behavior forms the foundation of your product strategy.

Dear Strategy: 074 Jobs To Be Done (and Other Frameworks)

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “How do I best operationalize the ‘Jobs To Be Done’ framework in my everyday strategy work?”. . At least once a month, I get a question (sometimes officially and sometimes casually) about some framework or another that has been popularized in some way or another and has become the latest “thing to know” on the job. That’s not to imply that the creation of these frameworks is at all a bad thing. Well the same thing applies to using frameworks.

Dan Olsen’s framework for defining product strategy

ProductBoard

I want to share some important product strategy tools that. Written by Dan Olsen, Product Management Consultant and Author, for our ebook, The Path to Product Excellence: Stories and Advice From the Field. When Instagram first launched, there were already many photo sharing mobile apps on the market. Yet Instagram quickly became the top photo sharing app. Why was Instagram’s product so successful? Source. Ideas

Dear Strategy: 074 Jobs To Be Done (and Other Frameworks)

Dear Strategy

On this week’s episode, host Bob Caporale , founder of Strategy Generation Company and author of Creative Strategy Generation , answers the following question: Dear Strategy: “How do I best operationalize the ‘Jobs To Be Done’ framework in my everyday strategy work?”. The post Dear Strategy: 074 Jobs To Be Done (and Other Frameworks) appeared first on Dear Strategy.

Adapting Google’s HEART Framework to Measure Customer Success

Modus Create

In this article I will dive into what we decided to measure (and what not to measure), how we adapted Google’s “HEART” framework to our specific tools and needs, and specifics on how we measured as well as our learnings.

Weighted Goals: A Prioritization Framework

The Product Coalition

planning strategy prioritization innovation product-managementJust one of the many possibilities for deciding what to do next Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

Mind the Product

Figure 1: FRAMEWORK OF METHODS TO CAPTURE AND DEFINE PRODUCT FEATURES. Figure 2: FRAMEWORK OF VARIOUS METHODS WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH OPTION. The post Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework appeared first on MindTheProduct. There’s a lot of variation in how companies document product requirements.

Strategic Frameworks to Manage in a Post-COVID-19 World

Pragmatic Marketing

It’s based on political and social drivers—two variables in the commonly used PESTEL framework, a tool used by marketers to analyze and monitor the external environment. The overall strategies involved differentiation through diversifying, adding, modifying or incenting customers. Scenario-directed strategy is a great tool for looking at proactive strategic moves that cut across different scenarios, survive as many different futures as possible and are actionable.

Strategic Frameworks to Manage in a Post-COVID-19 World

Pragmatic Marketing

It’s based on political and social drivers—two variables in the commonly used PESTEL framework, a tool used by marketers to analyze and monitor the external environment. The overall strategies involved differentiation through diversifying, adding, modifying or incenting customers. Scenario-directed strategy is a great tool for looking at proactive strategic moves that cut across different scenarios, survive as many different futures as possible and are actionable.

You Need A Product Strategy by Sam Odio

Mind the Product

Shipping product to 500 million users without knowing what strategy was? In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Sam, now with that experience behind him and as Head of Product at Fivestars , outlines: What a good product strategy looks like. How to create a good strategy. What Is Good Strategy? When you look at different frameworks for defining a product strategy there are so many possible definitions. Creating a new product strategy can take years.

Software As A Promise: Balancing Trust and Strategy Builds a Foundation for Success

bpma ProductHub

by Davide Cis –In the world of Enterprise Software, our panelists presented strong arguments for what we will call “Software as a Promise (SaaP)”: a framework that product managers should adopt to engage clients and build products that customers will love. SaaP captures concepts that Product Managers have been adopting directly or indirectly over the… Product Strategy

TEI 309: Product management strategy – with Allan Anderson, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

It gave me a framework for integrating what a product manager does, and I have since taught it to many other product managers. . Today we are discussing strategy. This is the foundation for product managers as organizational strategy impacts product strategy.

Why you need a product strategy framework to build a great product

ProductBoard

It takes three things to build a great product: a vision, a strategy, and a roadmap. But it’s the strategy that connects these two and yet trickier to identify ownership. Does the CEO drive strategy? We often associate product management with roadmaps, since it’s the tangible piece of the process other teams see. Product managers are also known for articulating the vision for a product as well.

How ‘Gamification’ can be used as a successful product strategy?—?Learnings from success of CRED

The Product Coalition

game-mechanics gamification hook-framework cred product-managementCRED is an Indian startup that simplifies ‘Credit Card Payment’ But what has intrigued me is their successful use of Gamification Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Establishing a market-led culture with a Product Management framework

BrainMates

SnapComms adopted Brainmates’ Product Management framework to facilitate a market-driven way of thinking company-wide, and to equip their Product Team with a repeatable process to take the most valuable ideas to market fast. The framework acted as a guide for good Product Management practice, and brought structure to the activities and deliverables of developing and maintaining products. The 10 steps we followed to embed the Product Management framework.

A guide for establishing a product discovery framework (pt. 1/6)

The Product Coalition

A practical guide for building a robust, scalable, and lean product discovery framework in your organization. Provided by Unsplash All too often, product discovery articles read like high-level strategy think-pieces. Misalignment between the company strategy and product roadmap. A product discovery framework can ease growing pains A framework can help everyone at your org feel comfortable and confident in the direction of the product.

A Product Excellence Framework by Google Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Currently Product & Program Manager at Google, she will reflect on a Product Excellence Framework that can achieve this. There are many discrete skills you could list: communication, business acumen, strategy, data analytics … However, from a logical point of view, you should be judged on the products that you deliver. One of the goals with a Product Excellence Framework is to have a common reference for all of them”.

The Universal Product Management Framework: 3 Questions and an Org Chart

Proficientz

There’s a universal product management framework that takes product management, product marketing and sales enablement down to the lowest common denominator. The post The Universal Product Management Framework: 3 Questions and an Org Chart appeared first on Proficientz. Product Management Playbook Gathering Market & Customer Insights Portfolio Strategy & Product Planning Positioning & Sales EnablementWealth made simple: news and articles from IRC Wealth.

5 Ways the Product Community Can Inspire the World – Part 2: Frameworks

Modus Create

Not easy, oversimplified and very hypothetical, but an evaluation framework could help. The post 5 Ways the Product Community Can Inspire the World – Part 2: Frameworks appeared first on Modus Create. Industry Product Management Strategy Agile Agile Software COVID-19 COVID19 Cross Functional Teams Product

TEI 265: A 6-part framework to make sense of your product projects – with Steve Johnson

Product Innovation Educators

A CEO I worked for used the strategy to “create a plan for the plan.” It was a good strategy for taking action and moving forward. A CEO I worked for used the strategy to “create a plan for the plan.” It was a good strategy for taking action and moving forward. How product managers can use the Planning Canvas to go from an idea to making money.