‘How-To’ Guide for Crafting Your First Product Vision’

The Product Coalition

Photo by Karla Vidal on Unsplash ‘How-To’ Guide for Crafting Your First Product Vision I originally packaged this up from a recent coaching session I had with a Product Manager who had been tasked for their first time to develop a product vision from scratch?—?hope you sure don’t see the likes of Telsa, Apple, etc using these kinds of formats for their vision statements, do you? A good vision should be clear, punchy, and inspiring.

How to Pitch Your Product Vision in Product Management Interviews

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Learn a framework for quickly pitching a new product idea, and enhance your career! A product manager that I hire needs to always keep in the mind the product vision and key success factors, and emphasize them through all of the discussions with company teams that seek to limit their own team's effort, expenditure, or risk, and will blindly limit the product's potential. The framework I suggest to candidates is this: 1. Product vision statement 5. Product Vision 4.

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Why a product roadmap is necessary to socialize your product vision

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Some choices are long-standing and are reflected in the product vision, some play into the foundation of a product strategy, and many more reside in the plan to pull it off – the roadmap. All of these are important frameworks and tools.

Essential framework and templates for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Below are some frameworks and templates that will help you track the progress and help with validation. Feature Impact Mapping A good framework you can use is to map problems using the above template helps you prioritize better. This framework will help you communicates the impact it makes so that all the stakeholders can understand easily why you are developing a certain feature. product product-development product-management framework template

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. Vision ? You’ve done the hard work to set a concrete goal that’s aligned with your mission and vision. The post A flight-tested framework for effective goal-setting appeared first on Mixpanel. Innovators frameworks goal-setting

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. Create A Compelling Product Vision By Writing The (Amazon) Review First. The full framework – core and supporting components. Breakthrough!

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. Create A Compelling Product Vision By Writing The (Amazon) Review First. The full framework – core and supporting components. Breakthrough!

Why You Need to Move Beyond PM Interview Frameworks

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Oftentimes, the problem turns out to be an over-reliance on frameworks. Yes, frameworks—those stalwart friends of PM interview prep have some downsides we need to talk about. Let’s say a few good words about frameworks first, though, so we can understand why we need to move past them.

BACER – Product Prioritisation Framework for B2B products

NextBigWhat

in Hindi means “Vision” How to decide what to work on first? This is a common challenge I have seen across product teams when building… The post BACER – Product Prioritisation Framework for B2B products appeared first on NextBigWhat. BACER – pronounced as ??? Product Management

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Behind Razorpay’s Design Thinking: The USERSS Framework

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Discuss the overall vision, the current scope and decide on the solution, which can be a small step towards the final long-term goal. The post Behind Razorpay’s Design Thinking: The USERSS Framework appeared first on NextBigWhat. We break it all down to 6 steps – Understand, Study, Engage, Reconstruct, Ship and Study. Interestingly enough, their initials form the acronym USERSS (Yeah the final S was necessary. It is one of the pillars Razorpay experience stands on).

Sticking to Your Product Vision Means Saying “No”

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Product managers wear many hats, but one of the most uncomfortable ones they’re forced to occasionally don is that of the product vision “Gatekeeper.” The harder part is shooting things down that aren’t bad at face value, but don’t match up with the strategy, vision, and timeline of the overall product. The importance of maintaining a product vision. It’s important not to confuse product vision with product strategy. Sticking to a product vision means saying “no”.

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

Product Innovation Educators

Consider your launch vision and goals. However, to help everyone share a common vision for the future, you can leverage history. Consider your launch vision and goals. How product managers can use the Planning Canvas to go from an idea to making money.

3 Tips for Adopting a Product Management Framework

The Product Coalition

Product Management frameworks are exciting to learn and frustrating to implement. As a product manager myself and a framework teacher, I totally understand the appeal. And every day you have to motivate really smart people who don’t report to you to align with your vision and decisions. In the least, frameworks provide a comforting structure. As a Jobs-to-be-Done trainer and consultant, I’m obviously a huge fan of frameworks. The framework is forgotten.

The one thing that can make or break your product and team: the vision

The Product Coalition

I’ve realized that people use the words mission, vision and strategy interchangeably. Wanted to jot down some thoughts on my perspectives on this, and the topic of product vision in general - both to solidify my own thinking and in case it can be helpful to anyone reading this. Positioning it as a Q&A for readability (and to mix things up a bit) Mission, vision, strategy?—?I’ve Its centered in the here and now Product vision is all about the future you want to build?—?Usually

Applying the 3 Horizons Framework to Product Management

Product Club

Applying the 3 Horizons Framework to Product Management | Michael Rutledge from Michael Rutledge. Product leadership often requires developing the most compelling vision for a given area, balancing execution needs with demands from senior leaders to constantly innovate. The 3 horizon framework, originally developed by McKinsey strategists, provides a guideline for how leaders can think of this balance that must occur between small optimizations and long term vision.

MobileNets: Efficient CNNs for Mobile Vision Applications

Surya Suravarapu

Important reminder here is we are not talking about GPUs but the mobile as our target to perform Vision ML activities classification, facial recognition, object detection etc. Great to see Keras , my current favorite framework, supports this architecture in their applications module. Read full paper linked here: [link] It’s been six months or so since this paper came out from Google. Late to the party here, but better late than never, I guess! Straight to the point?—?the

Can AI Create a Fairer World? By Kriti Sharma

Mind the Product

Kriti believes that with the product vision and frameworks we, as product managers have, we are faced with an opportunity – to start embedding a more conscious mindset and ensure more ethical decision making. To do this we need to: Follow simple frameworks. Kriti references a framework designed by Wellcome Trust Data Labs , it’s a simple tool which she thinks could be very useful for product design.

ASP.Net: An Ideal Framework To Merge AI & ML in App.

The Product Coalition

Information on ASP.NET Framework First off, the .NET Visual Studio Code, a feature of Visual Studio, is an improved apparatus for ASP.NET and encourages the advancement of applications in Mac also Linux working frameworks. ASP.Net: An Ideal Framework To Merge AI & ML in App.

Using the Jobs To Be Done Framework for Product Management

The Product Coalition

The most popular frameworks, like agile, are more about the general approach your office takes. The Jobs To Be Done Framework (JTBD, for short) is different. Explaining the Jobs to Be Done Framework What is business? Let’s look at the theory behind the Jobs To Be Done framework. The JTBD vision stems from business authors Lance Bettencourt and Anthony W. No product management method is universally going to get you out of trouble.

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

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

Rediscover the Forgotten art of Product Strategy

Mind the Product

First up, the framework fanatics. The Framework Fanatics. The product discipline is overrun with processes and frameworks. There’s nothing I like more than a great framework to simplify a problem and ease decision making, but product management is not painting by numbers. Frameworks, rituals, and process are a guide – not the solution. So how do you know if your teams are suffering from framework fanatics or optimisation optimists?

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and User Story Mapping

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A user story map will give your team a much clearer vision of what you are building and why it matters. The post The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and User Story Mapping appeared first on CardBoard It SAFe includes practices and principals for large scale software development efforts. The intent is to scale what works for smaller teams for the larger enterprise by using agile and lean practices.

Agile Product Management Framework

All About Product Management

There are many good product management frameworks available - however, I thought I would create an agile product management framework that is broad enough to be applicable to any product management groups that is practising agile/scrum. A road map is according to Marty Cagan of SVPG (product strategy in an agile world): “A product roadmap is what describes your current plan of how you will get from where you are today, to the vision described in your product strategy.”

My framework for Machine Learning Products — Part 1 of 3

The Product Coalition

Over the years of building Machine Learning products, I’ve come up with a framework that usually works for me. Getting a signal early on can save time and effort, and help correct the vision and direction of the product. My framework for Machine Learning Products — Part 1 of 3 was originally published in ProductCoalition.com on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

How to deliver great products when you don’t follow any “magical framework”

The Product Coalition

That is what I´m calling “magical framework”. So, in this post I want to do the opposite: I won´t give you one more “magical framework”. I want to share my thoughts about what principles lie behind those frameworks and how you can apply them regardless the framework you are using, size of your team/organization and maturity of your product without getting frustrated if you are not able to do everything by the book.

How to Make Product Decisions With Transparency and Trust

Mind the Product

Here’s a straightforward framework for collaborative decision making that is founded in transparency and trust. Strategic decisions include delineating the product vision, value proposition, product differentiators, and product roadmap. Together they comprise a simple framework I call “Decide How to Decide” that relies upon transparency and trust. Product managers can make better decisions if they’ve built transparency and trust with their team.

How to Organize the Product Success Leadership Team

Spice Catalyst

Leadership builds on the company’s vision, values, and mission plus its strategy. Leadership builds on the company’s vision, values, and mission plus its strategy. According to… Digital Leadership and Strategy Product Launch Product Life Cycle Framework Product Management Product Managers Product Marketing Product Planning Product Positioning Boot Camp Product Success Management Issues Leadership Leadership Program Leadership Team product success Team

Self Leadership for Dummies: Turbo Charge your Work/Life

The Product Coalition

the self-leadership framework A self-leader does everything that a leader should do, but for herself. framework to put her efforts into perspective by focussing on Skills, Attitude, and Mindfulness as the core of her self-leadership practice. a simple framework for self-leadership Now that you’ve decided to be your own leader, it’s time to decide what you want to work on. gives a simple framework for self-evaluation and focussing your development journey. S.A.M.

Use a decision-making framework

The Product Coalition

fits the vision) What is the level of effort required to implement this item? (we This framework built into your product decisions process gives you leverage with the team and focuses all available resources on meeting the company’s main strategic objectives. A good strategy backed by a decision-making framework is critical. Make the right hard calls. Prioritize ruthlessly. As a product leader, you’re most often evaluated by your ability to make difficult trade-offs quickly.

One Critical Part of Product Management That Got Lost in Agile Development

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Is there a longer-term vision or plan for helping your target customers break down their organizational silos so they can serve their customers better? It didn’t eliminate or lessen the need for product management to craft a longer-term vision and execution plans that deliver greater strategic value to the customer above and beyond user benefits. Are Agile Frameworks Dominating the Software Product Management Landscape? Agile is a software development methodology.

An OKR Fable

Product Bookshelf

The OKR framework can inspire teams and bring focus to an entire company. . The second half of the book explains the OKR framework in more depth to help with roll-out. For Wodtke, OKRs are a framework for putting forward ambitions and learning along the way.

Six Types of “Product” Owners

Roman Pichler

In the agile scaling framework LeSS, the role is referred to as “ Area Product Owner “ A component owner owns an architecture building block like a user-interface layer or a payment service. The agile scaling framework SAFe uses its own product owner role, the SAFe product owner. This is in stark contrast to the Scrum product owner who exercises full-stack product ownership , from vision to the tactics, as the following picture shows. Overview.

Treat Your Career Like you Treat Your Products by Adam Warburton

Mind the Product

Just as with a product, you should start with a vision. This isn’t to say everyone’s vision should be about having an ambitious career; just as valid, if not more so, would be a vision to “be the best parent I can be” or similar. Once we’ve got our vision, we can begin to formulate a strategy that begins to bring this to life. By thinking through these key areas, you should now have a sense of how you’ll bring your vision to life through a roadmap.

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The 5 Pillars Of Good Design Leadership

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If we listened carefully and made sure that everyone’s voice got heard we might find that their individual goals are perfectly aligned with the higher level vision and the underlying reasons are perfectly clear for everyone across the organisation. A well-phrased goal or vision helps everyone in the team to think deeply about their role in relation to it. Going on in a complex project without any framework is not the solution though.

The Top 10 Deliverables of Product Managers

Sachin Rekhi

I instead define a product manager as driving the vision, strategy, design, and execution of their product. Vision: Vision Narrative. Most product managers realize that defining a compelling vision for their product is a core responsibility of their role.

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What is the Product of the VP Product?

Ask Benny

Just like any product you need to have a vision, strategy, values, roadmap, goals, and metrics for your team. Vision, Strategy, and Values Just like any product, you must envision how you want your team to look like and be perceived. When your product is your team.

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What distinguishes the Top 1% of Product Managers from the Top 10%?

B2B Product Management

The top 1% PMs use frameworks. Frameworks are a tool for systematic decision making. Frameworks help you repeat your decision making process across other seemingly similar problems. The top 1% PMs have frameworks for everything – for valuing companies, for assessing the market, for prioritizing requirements, for translating vision into execution, for pricing the product etc. Frameworks help you to focus on what is important and eliminate the noise.

One Critical Part of Product Management That Got Lost in Agile Development

Proficientz

Is there a longer-term vision or plan for helping your target customers break down their organizational silos so they can serve their customers better? It didn’t eliminate or lessen the need for product management to craft a longer-term vision and execution plans that deliver greater strategic value to the customer above and beyond user benefits. Are Agile Frameworks Dominating the Software Product Management Landscape? Agile is a software development methodology.

Roadmaps are Dead! Long Live Roadmaps! by C. Todd Lombardo

Mind the Product

In modern product management, we have multiple frameworks and tools designed to help us understand what to build. A roadmap also tells us how we will realize our product vision. Vision. Clear business objectives should flow from your product vision.

You Need A Product Strategy by Sam Odio

Mind the Product

When you look at different frameworks for defining a product strategy there are so many possible definitions. Product strategy also doesn’t need to focus on product vision. The product vision is then an outcome of the product strategy. Shipping product to 500 million users without knowing what strategy was? Sam Odio found himself in this position early in his career while working at Facebook Photos.