Elements of a Compelling Product Vision Statement

280 Group

Do I Really Need a Product Vision Statement? A compelling product vision statement helps set the boundaries around how quickly and effectively those decisions can.[continue The post Elements of a Compelling Product Vision Statement appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

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Inspiring Teams with Product Vision

Mind the Product

In this in-depth and inspiring talk, Keela Robinson , Founder and CEO PM Loop, unpacks what vision is, why it matters and how to find it. Vision comprises your Values, Purpose and Envisioned Future. In short, they are inspired and guided by your vision.

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What's the vision anyhow?

Under10 Playbook

If you do not cultivate an environment in which leaders and employees can carry on your vision, your legacy cannot live on.—Beth Do new ideas align with your strategic vision? Much has been written about strategic vision and alignment.

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Vision vs. Strategy

svpg

I’ve explained that the context typically needs to be the product vision, and a specific set of outcome-based objectives for each team (OKR’s are an effective way to do that). 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 Vision. Overview.

Backlog Refinement Takes You from Vision to Value

bpma ProductHub

With a keen focus on value and conducting Structured Conversations using the 7 Product Dimensions, you greatly improve your ability to go from vision to value. A successful product delivers value when it is aligned to your product vision and goals.

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Having a Vision Isn’t Always About Distance

Clever PM

When most people talk about “vision” they’re evoking a concept of long-term planning, setting big and brash goals that you might or might not achieve, but which set a “north star” by which you can plot the course of your product and company.

The Ultimate Product Vision, Feature ROI, Product vs. Sprint Backlog, and The Problem is the Problem

Proficientz – Product Management University

The Ultimate Vision: Writing Customer Success Stories Before You Build the Solution. The post The Ultimate Product Vision, Feature ROI, Product vs. Sprint Backlog, and The Problem is the Problem appeared first on Proficientz. The B2B Product Manager Magazine May 2018 is now available. The mantra of every product, marketing and sales professional starts and ends with finding and solving customer problems.

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Answering the “Product Vision” Questions With Something…Visionary

Proficientz – Product Management University

What’s our product vision?” If you’re the head of products or strategy in a B2B organization, you’re constantly fielding the “product vision and strategic roadmap” questions. A different approach to answering these questions will help you articulate a vision that energizes everyone and simplifies the execution of your product, marketing and sales plans. The narrative for your product vision and strategic portfolio roadmap should be customer-centric, not product-centric.

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Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision

RealtimeBoard

Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision Here at RealtimeBoard, we empower team-driven companies to create outstanding products and experiences while we turn challenges of distributed work into competitive advantages. The post Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

How the Elephant and 6 Blind People Can Help Articulate Your Product's Vision

Pragmatic Marketing

You’ll learn how to develop data-driven requirements that articulate your product’s vision, are actionable for your design and development teams, and can be communicated in your strategic roadmap and product backlog. How do you get six blind people to understand what an elephant looks like? It’s not unlike trying to define a product that it actually makes sense to build.

Empathy & vision–and other innovation observations for product managers Apr 20, 2018

Product Innovation Educators

Empathy and vision advice from product VP. She responded with the need to have a clear product vision but to lean on empathy and flexibility. Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes.

Why Product People Should Care About Business Strategy

Roman Pichler

What is the company’s vision? Think, for instance, of Google’s vision “to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” Where will you play? Business Strategy vs. Product Strategy.

How To Create A Convincing Product Vision To Guide Your Team

UX Studio

Working on a product without a decent product vision resembles going into the street with eyes closed. This article will show how a product vision should look, how to create it and communicate it to all stakeholders in play. What is Product Vision? Product vision imagines a product direction in the long-term. Typically, product vision defines two to five years’ time or even more – depending on the industry and the product life cycle. Product vision board.

Product Discovery Tips

Roman Pichler

To get your focus right, consider using a tool like my Product Vision Board to capture your idea, and identify assumptions and risks. Process: Lean, Scrum, Kanban Product Vision and Strategy market research product discovery product life cycle stakeholders teamwork

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3 Ways To Stop Sleep Walking Through Your Leadership Legacy

Lead on Purpose

Like most executives in highly pressured sectors, John feels … Continue reading → Leadership intentional legacy visionGuest article by Glain Roberts-McCabe “She was completely whole and yet never fully complete” ?Maquita Maquita Donyel Irvin One day, I was having lunch with John, a successful CEO of a national retailer.

The Typology of Design Sprints

Mind the Product

This process can be applied to many different needs, from generating a vision for a new product, or redesigning a specific feature or flow for an existing product, to improving a process or defining a brand.

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Taylor Wescoatt – Being the First Product Manager

Mind the Product

Early on, before product-market-fit, business strategy and product strategy are one-and-the-same & thus product vision needs to be owned by the founder. Strategically, this is about focusing vision and limited resources. Strategic clarity is about extracting the vision from the founder, and then communicating it widely to align everyone in the org. Product Launch Startups Agile alignment prioritization product strategy Startup vision

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How to Avoid Being Blindsided by your Competition by Jeetu Patel

Mind the Product

This is a team who has each others’ backs and shares a common vision of the product. Product/Market Fit Cross-Functional Team customer experience Product Vision

How coaching creates great leaders

Lead on Purpose

His vision transformed the personal computer, music, … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building assessment coaching mentor visionWhen I think of leaders who have built great companies, the first name that comes to mind is Steve Jobs. He was arguably one of the greatest CEOs of the modern business era.

How coaching creates great leaders

Lead on Purpose

His vision transformed the personal computer, music, … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building assessment coaching mentor visionWhen I think of leaders who have built great companies, the first name that comes to mind is Steve Jobs. He was arguably one of the greatest CEOs of the modern business era.

The Most Important Thing You Need For Your Product To Succeed

Street Smart Product Manager

Entrepreneur New Product Development Product Development Product Management Product Roadmap product visionHave you ever felt like there is no clear direction for your product? That you keep getting jerked around building features to satisfy the latest customer opportunity?

Turning your desires into purpose

Lead on Purpose

However, without a burning inner desire, your chance … Continue reading → Purpose Uncategorized desire persistence sacrifice success vision workSuccess depends as much on the desire of an individual as anything else. Hard work, persistence and intelligence also factor in, and depending on the endeavor, these may play a big role.

The most important thing you need for your product to succeed

Street Smart Product Manager

Entrepreneur New Product Development Product Development Product Management Product Roadmap product visionHave you ever felt like there is no clear direction for your product? That you keep getting jerked around building features to satisfy the latest customer opportunity?

Lather, rinse, REPEAT! Becoming a CRO

The Product Coalition

Socialize Product Vision You’re the CRO (Chief Repeating officer) and need to socialize what should go in a product and how to market and sell it any chance you get. Fulfil your vision You are in charge of mapping out the steps that your team is going to take to fulfill your product vision.

Making the jump

Product Manager in Heels

My research led me to this: "the most significant differentiation between Management and Directorship is vision. Is vision the biggest differentiator? If Mission, Vision and Strategy are the three components of what make a great CEO, how different is a product manager and a CEO?

7 Ways of Creating and Sustaining an Agile Product Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

By Ellen Gottesdiener – Product Roadmaps Are Necessary for Product Success A product roadmap visually depicts how your product will evolve over time to realize your product vision and achieve continual value for your customers and business. (I

A Rearview Mirror for Your Product Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

This makes sure people don’t forget what we’ve recently accomplished, and helps them see the connecting lineage between what we launched and what’s coming out — and how this is growing us toward our vision.”. How the past can provide context for your future plans.

Leading Through Shared Goals

Roman Pichler

The first and possibly most powerful goal is the vision , which describes the ultimate reason for creating your product and the positive change it should bring about. As this example shows, the vision is an inspirational, visionary goal that cannot be measured.

Stop Validating & Start Co-Creating

Product Talk

Even though their MVP will only include a fraction of their near-term vision, Pam wants two weeks to work through the design of the near-term vision, as she’s worried if they build piece by piece, they’ll end up with a Frankenstein user experience. Meet Sally and Pam.

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Coping with Product Manager Burnout

280 Group

Vision Built on Uncertainty When I started my career as a young programmer I was tasked with bug fixing as a way to learn the code base….I I hated it. It wasn’t challenging enough for me. Now, several decades later as a Product Manager there are times I miss those days.

Choosing the Right Planning Horizon for Your Product

Roman Pichler

In the product planning model above, the vision describes the ultimate purpose for creating the product; the product strategy states how the vision will be realised; and the product roadmap states how the strategy will be implemented. Planning Horizons and Planning Model.

Product Leadership in Scrum

Roman Pichler

While I’d like to encourage you to involve development team members and key stakeholders in the visioning, strategising, and roadmapping work, you should lead these activities with the aim to maximise the value your product creates. Three Types of Leadership.

10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap

Roman Pichler

Describe and validate the product strategy —the path to realise your vision—before you create your roadmap and decide how the strategy is best implemented, as the following picture illustrates. I like to use my Product Vision Board to develop a valid product strategy.

Customer Discovery Series Part III: Leveraging the Power of Influencing Without Authority

Product Manager in Heels

through communication, vision and influence." Influence without Authority - it's one of the hardest things about being a Product Manager. Recently, Martin Erikkson wrote a blog post titled "Product Managers are not the CEO of anything". I loved this post because I am a firm believer in that statement and many of the other statements in the post itself. You can find the post on Mind the Product (it provides great content).

Be a Balanced Product Leader, Not a Feature Broker or Product Dictator

Roman Pichler

Being decisive and having a clear vision of where you want to take the product is certainly helpful. Feature Broker and Product Dictator. How do you best lead the stakeholders and development team as the person in charge of the product?

Prioritizing Leadership and Management in Product Teams

Craft.io

In terms of product management and mobilizing product teams, both roles depend on being able to carry out a vision: the product leader bears responsibility for the product vision. A great example of that is Jeff Bezos’ vision for keeping amazon at the front of its industry.

What is Good Product Strategy?

Melissa Perri

Product Strategy is a system of achievable goals and visions that work together to align the team around desirable outcomes for both the business and your customers. In smaller companies, this will be your company and product’s overall vision. Vision.

What does a Product Manager do? Take 1.

Product Manager in Heels

Join a team, set a vision (after TONS of research) and GET EXCITED about what you're working on. Starting a new role forces product managers to think of the basic principles the guide product management.

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Just say no. Prioritization and Product Management

Product Manager in Heels

does it align with the product vision ? In any business, it's extremely important to be able to prioritize what you work on and when you work on it. This is especially the case for product managers. But how do you prioritize all of the great ideas that come across your desk?

Predicting the Future – Bringing the Donuts 09/28/2017

Ken Norton

It’s so far out it forces us to detach our vision from practicality. Mother of all markets or a pipe dream driven by greed? -. In an essay entitled Ants & Aliens, I encouraged product managers to develop a thirty-year plan. Although it can seem preposterous, that time horizon can be liberating. As I wrote, “Something appealing happens when you contemplate that