Archive | March, 2013

Product Management Conference - Mind the Product

Mind the Product 2013 – The product event of the year

Last year’s inaugural product management conference was a resounding success, so we’re thrilled to invite you back for Mind the Product 2013. As you can see below, we’ve lined up a stellar speaker line up for you around the theme ‘Building Products Customers Love’. At noon (GMT) today we’ll release the Early Bird tickets. But […]

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The Power Of The Perfect Slice

Agile methodologies extol the virtues of releasing early and using feedback to guide your product decisions. For new products, this philosophy works well and can avoid wasting effort building features that users don’t value. However, agile techniques often hit problems when used on established products due to stakeholder fears about brand and experience damage. The […]

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Overflowing backlog

Moving the product pipeline out of the development backlog

 An interesting philosophical discussion was triggered on MindTheProduct’s Product Managers Skype chat when I questioned why someone had incomplete user stories in their development backlog. The majority of the answers can be boiled down to “because that is how it is done”. However, I feel there is another way, which offers several advantages over doing the grooming […]

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