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(Product) Strategy by Andrew Tokeley

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Wellington talk, Andrew Tokeley, Product Leadership Coach, explains why strategy is a big part of trying to help product managers connect the dots and prove the value of what they’re working on and why many can struggle with lack of strategy. [.]

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Product Strategy Depends on Company Strategy

Mironov Consulting

Expanding on a recent post ( Revenue Goals are Not Company Strategies ), I’ve been seeing lots of maker teams (product, engineering, design) struggling to form product strategies without a company strategy to hang them on.    There are no generic product strategies.

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The Product Leadership Career Ladder

Mironov Consulting

In addition to my formal coaching of product leaders (Directors, VPs and CPOs who directly manage teams of product managers), I talk with lots of senior individual contributors about the risks and challenges of moving “up the ladder” into product leadership roles. So I have a strong sense of what product managers want.

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Leading without Being the Boss: Tips for Product People

Roman Pichler

For instance, the marketing strategy, the user experience (UX) design and technology choices have to align to successfully acquire new users, increase conversion, or meet another product goal. Influence and Trust as Leadership Building Blocks. Measures to Build Trust with Stakeholders, Dev Teams, and Other Product People.

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Tips for Becoming a Head of Product

Roman Pichler

Consequently, your focus shifts from managing a product to looking after the product people on your team and empowering them to do a great job. Grow Your Leadership Skills. Carrying out the relevant product discovery work and taking into account product ethics.

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Product Teams in Scrum

Roman Pichler

You might not know, for example, which marketing strategy is most appropriate or which sales channels are most effective. You need the stakeholders’ active contribution to progress the product and reach the product goals. Invite the individuals to product strategy review meetings and sprint reviews.

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OKRs in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Figure 2 contains a set of cascading goals: vision, user and business goals, product goals, and sprint goals. The vision guides the user and business goals, which are contained in the product strategy. A product goal, finally, helps determine the right sprint goals.