A Strategy Map

Roman Pichler

The map below shows the strategy tools I find helpful to make effective product strategy decisions. Additionally, you should be able to correctly state the information captured by the product vision and strategy , product roadmap , KPIs , and business model on the map above.

Establishing an Effective Product Strategy Process

Roman Pichler

Why a Product Strategy Process Matters. In the picture above, the product strategy describes how a visionary, inspirational goal is attained. The product roadmap shows how the product strategy is put into action by stating dates, measurable goals, and selected features.

Why Product People Should Care About Business Strategy

Roman Pichler

Business Strategy vs. Product Strategy. A business strategy describes how a company wants to achieve its overall aspiration and create value for its users, employees, and shareholders. Elements of an Effective Business Strategy. Ownership of Business and Product Strategy.

What is Good Product Strategy?

Melissa Perri

“What is your Product Strategy? YOU NEED A STRATEGY.” This didn’t sit well with the CTO because in reality he didn’t want a strategy, he wanted a plan. This is the way we were taught to think about Product Strategy. This isn’t a strategy, this is a plan.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

Product Strategy, the Missing Link by Nicholas Goubert

Mind the Product

It may be obvious, but defining your strategy, goals, and mission is something we all need to have rooted at the heart of everything we do – but it’s very easy to get pulled in countless different directions while we try to deliver against these.

Dear Strategy: 061 Strategy Examples

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: “Can you give me an example of a really great or a really bad strategy?”.

Shifting Markets, Shifting Strategy: Three Considerations

Proficientz – Product Management University

Shifting markets usually constitute a shift in product strategy for most organizations. In either case, there are three key aspects of product strategy that matter most. Portfolio & Product Strategy. Contact us to facilitate your next strategy meeting.

Make Your Product Stand Out with the Strategy Canvas

Roman Pichler

The Strategy Canvas. The Strategy Canvas was developed by Kim and Mauborgne, the authors of Blue Ocean Theory. It was originally intended as a business strategy tool to discover new markets. Use the Strategy Canvas not only for brand-new products. Product Strategy

Dear Strategy: 079 Implementing Your Strategy Externally

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: “You could have the best strategy, but what are some best practices to implement it effectively?”.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

Best Growth Strategy for Mature Products

Proficientz – Product Management University

What’s the best growth strategy for a mature product portfolio? The best growth strategy depends on your current market position. Market Penetration Strategy. Market Expansion Strategy. The post Best Growth Strategy for Mature Products appeared first on Proficientz.

Dear Strategy: 078 Implementing Your Strategy Internally

Dear Strategy

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How to Create a Product Strategy Without a Clear Company Strategy

Mind the Product

Having “no company strategy” is one of the biggest issues facing product managers, according to a recent survey of over 600 product people. We were successful in “selling” our vision and strategy, and were allocated funds to deliver it.

Dear Strategy: 061 Strategy Examples

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “Can you give me an example of a really great or a really bad strategy?”. . I mean, if I can’t answer a question as simple as this, what business did I have writing a book on strategy in the first place? Keep in mind that I typically help product managers, marketing managers, and sales managers develop strategies for the individual portfolios, markets, and channels that they manage. Their strategies are for products that most people have never heard of.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

Dear Strategy: 067 Product Manager Strategies

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: “What are the strategies, tactics, and operations for product managers”.

Strategies to get Started with Predictive Analytics

Mind the Product

So here are three strategies to help you and your team transform data into actionable insights and drive real value to the bottom line. The post Strategies to get Started with Predictive Analytics appeared first on Mind the Product.

Dear Strategy: 078 Implementing Your Strategy Internally

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “How do you build programs, projects, and, ultimately, products out of a strategy once it’s been established and accepted? I mean, isn’t the whole point of a strategy to identify actions that can be turned into programs, projects, and products? This, according to the strategy framework used by my business (and the sponsor of this blog), Strategy Generation Company. The Planning section is the heart of your strategy.

Dear Strategy: 080 Five-Year Strategies in Volatile Markets

Dear Strategy

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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

Why We Fail: What I Learned From 5 Years with Friends, Netflix’s Social Strategy

Mind the Product

I write a lot about product strategy, and use Netflix as an example so that others can learn from the company’s success and failure. Because of Facebook’s meteoric rise, the persistent question from Silicon Valley venture capitalists became “What’s your social strategy?”

Strategy Behind More Agile Budgeting, Part 2

Johanna Rothman

The post Strategy Behind More Agile Budgeting, Part 2 appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. I suggested ways to think about more agile budgeting in part 1. I didn't tell you why. How do you budget your own money and time? If you're like me, you have a plan for the year.

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Some Strategy Mistakes I’ve Made

The Product Coalition

This is Part 3/18 in the series “How to Build an Innovative New Product or Company” on the topic of over-investing in the “4 Steps to Develop a Strategy” I was introduced to a medical device company recently. But they don’t yet have a strategy. product strategy”).

Dear Strategy: 075 Getting People Excited About Your Strategy

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Vision vs. Strategy

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I’ve already written about outcome-based objectives , and in this article I want to talk more about product vision, and especially how important the role of product strategy is in delivering on the product vision. Product Strategy. The product strategy is our sequence of products we plan to deliver on the path to realizing the vision. Normally I encourage teams to construct a product strategy around a series of product-market fits. Overview.

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Dear Strategy: 079 Implementing Your Strategy Externally

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “You could have the best strategy, but what are some best practices to implement it effectively?”. . Last week, in Episode 78 , I answered a question that had to do with implementing strategies internal to your company (i.e. turning your strategy into programs, projects, and products). Most strategies, by their very nature, tend to be designed with the intention of doing something that isn’t currently being done. Dear Strategy: Episode 079. ###.

Dear Strategy: 073 Strategy Career Questions (Part 3 of 3)

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 evaluate a Product Manager to Product Marketing Manager career transition?”.

Consider the opposite strategy

Under10 Playbook

When stating your product strategy or your key functionality, you want to ensure that your message resonates instead of sounding just like everyone else. One technique for evaluating strategic messages is to see if the reverse is a sound strategy. “We have a growth strategy.”

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

How mobile is your strategy?

Under10 Playbook

If you're not mobile already, you're overdue for declaring a mobile strategy for your product. That's why we built mobile into our strategy for both website and product from day one. What's your mobile strategy

Dear Strategy: 072 Strategy Career Questions (Part 2 of 3)

Dear Strategy

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Why do you Need to Rethink Your Analytics Strategy?

Mind the Product

In fact, I would take it a step further and call it data-guided strategy. The post Why do you Need to Rethink Your Analytics Strategy? Business Strategy Data Driven Product Management General Product Analytics Analytics data-driven decisions Data-Driven Product Management Kpis Metrics Prioritisation web analyticsWeb and app analytics are fundamental to business these days.

Dear Strategy: 071 Strategy Career Questions (Part 1 of 3)

Dear Strategy

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Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

Dear Strategy: 086 Getting The Word Out

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “I have a product that uniquely meets the needs of a large target market, but I can’t seem to reach them. Dear Strategy: Episode 086. ###. Are you interested in strategy workshops for your product, marketing, or business managers?

Dear Strategy: 059 Strategy for Startups and Small Businesses

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: “Do startups or small businesses really have the time to develop formal strategies like you talk about on the show?

Developing a Test Strategy for the Agile World

Centercode

Test strategy is critical to the success of any testing effort – but where do you start? How does your strategy conform to different development methodologies? At a high level, how do you define test strategy and why is it important?

Dear Strategy: 068 Involving Your Employees in Your Strategy

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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Strategies for getting to commitment, not consensus. Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers.