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Outcomes Over Outputs - Josh Seiden on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on March 11, 2020

One of the things we’ve learned from doing this podcast is that it’s important to schedule in time to reflect and to revisit some of the lessons you’ve learned along the way.  It’s been a recurring theme, actually – something that’s been mentioned by Barry O’Reilly, Rian van der Merwe, and John Cutler – and […]

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Why Don’t you Slow Down and get More Done?

BY Kate Clark on February 27, 2020

You don’t have to be in a rush to get more done. There’s a bit of a trend for responding with “SO BUSY” when somebody asks you how you are at work. It’s almost as dull as saying you’re tired; the asker is left wishing they hadn’t asked and feeling a little bit like they […]

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Mastering the art of Prioritizing by Business Value

BY Tina Reynolds on February 7, 2020

As an agile product owner, you’re constantly trying to distinguish your products from the competition. Your secret weapon is your ability to prioritize your product backlog by business value, continuously. You’re well aware of this, but we would argue you could prioritize better. As a product owner, what are the first questions you ask yourself […]

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Deciding What is Valuable: A Hierarchy to Make Your Product Profitable

BY Jacob de Lichtenberg on December 5, 2019

How do you decide what to prioritize or whether to believe what customers and prospects are telling you about your product? Here, I’ll explain how applying the hierarchy of value certainty, shown below, can help you to answer these questions and make your product profitable. A core skill of product management is prioritization. For most, […]

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Five Steps to Positioning Your Product

BY Vikash Koushik Sreenivasan on October 11, 2019

If building products is hard, positioning your product is harder. No matter what you build and sell, how you position your product dictates what you do. How you prioritize, marketing campaigns, sales strategy, it all changes based on how your product is positioned. So where do you start? How do you position your product? Step […]

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The Meaning of MVP - Correcting Common Misconceptions

BY Phil Tarnowski on September 12, 2019

Everyone has their own interpretation of what minimum viable product (MVP) means to their organization and, while the specifics of an MVP definition may vary, this blog explores what an MVP is, and what it definitely is not. A successful MVP is critical to building a successful digital product: it’s the focused feature set that […]

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How to Start a Bank from Scratch by Megan Caywood

BY Jeff Pole on July 29, 2019

Traditionally, the banking industry has been slow to innovate. It often delivers a user experience that leaves much to be desired. In this ProductTank London talk Megan Caywood, then Chief Platform Officer at Starling Bank, explains how the bank has challenged the status quo by introducing a current account that is entirely digital and tailored […]

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Outcomes Over Outputs - Josh Seiden on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on July 24, 2019

A nice bit of serendipity this week: this week’s guest, Josh Seiden, had his new book (Outcomes Over Output) recommended in last week’s episode by guest Rich Mironov. While we didn’t plan this, it’s no surprise – Josh is a respected author, speaker, trainer, and consultant, and the book is a fantastic read.  As a […]

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Three Simple Ways to Make Product Prioritisation Easier

BY Jonathan Waddingham on June 4, 2019

The great thing about technology is that anything is possible. But when anything is possible, how do you decide what to do? And, arguably more importantly, how do you decide what not to do? Every one of my clients struggles with this paradox of choice. Whether a small or large charity, Seed, Series A funded, […]

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Embrace Uncertainty: the art of Applying a Scientific Approach

BY Wes Galliher on April 18, 2019

The rollercoaster ride that is product development is inherently chaotic and ever-changing. So, as process-oriented professionals, we product managers look to the structure and predictability of a scientific approach for certainty. Our inputs into such a scientific approach, however, are based on assumptions – either individual or corporate – that contain significant amounts of uncertainty. […]

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