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Idea Maps 101: How to Use Them in Your Product Strategy

The Product Manager

Here’s everything you need to know about idea mapping with your product team! The post Idea Maps 101: How to Use Them in Your Product Strategy appeared first on The Product Manager. There’s no satisfaction quite like outlining your thoughts in a clear, structured, visual format.

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Centralized vs Decentralized Idea Management

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But if you aren’t careful, that steady stream of ideas can quickly become a flood that inundates your team and makes it impossible to get anything done. Without idea management , you’ll quickly find that you spend more time wading through ideas than creating a winning product. Who does it? What do they use?

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How We’re Turning Feedback into Strategic Product Decisions

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There is no shortage of product ideas. Customer feedback, feature requests, and new ideas born from your interpretation of your product strategy—can all be the starting point for your company’s next great opportunity. On their own, ideas often exist in the solution space. They come from everywhere.

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How to Support the Entire Product Lifecycle: A Tour of ProductPlan’s Enterprise Plan

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ProductPlan customers have already taken the right step by investing in a purpose-built solution that helps them achieve a holistic view of their product strategy with dynamic roadmapping. Still, product teams can do more to compete and win in this competitive landscape—like standardization, idea management, and launch management.

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How Product Organizations Can Balance Big Bets Versus Short-Term Wins

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Big bets have big payoffs, but there’s a reason it’s called gambling In the venture capital world, the prevailing strategy is to invest in multiple companies knowing that many will fail. That means doing your homework regarding market intelligence, product-market fit, technical feasibility, and the like.

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Idea Backlog

ProductPlan

If an idea for a product seems viable, why would the team place it in an idea backlog rather than start working on it right away? The idea doesn’t fit the company’s current strategy. That might be a terrific idea. They will need another place to park the idea until it aligns with their strategy.

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11 Types of Product Managers for SaaS Companies

Userpilot

A strategic product manager is responsible for developing long-term product vision and strategy. The role of the growth product manager focuses on identifying and maximizing product growth opportunities. Hardware product managers are responsible for building and launching physical products.