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The advantages of declarative user stories

BY Simon Schreiber on March 15, 2022

What exactly is the difference between declarative user stories and imperative user stories and when should you use which? In this post, we’ll delve into the advantages and disadvantages of both. […] Read more »

Getting started with User Story Mapping - Jeff Patton on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on August 25, 2021

There’s nothing more useless to a product team than a big backlog. Bringing backlogs to life—making them usable, relevant, and getting value from them—is something that transforms ordinary teams into extraordinary ones. To guide us on how to do that, we asked Jeff Patton, creator of User Story Mapping, to join us on the podcast. […] Read more »

Building Products in AsiaPac - Colin Pal and Adrienne Tan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 31, 2020

When you want to learn about the state of product management across Asia, there are two people who come to mind: Adrienne Tan (CEO and co-founder of Brianmates in Sydney) and Colin Pal (Chief Product Officer, Caterspot in Kuala Lumpur). With more than 25 years of experience between them, they’ve been there since the beginning, […] Read more »

Jobs to be Done by Joe Leech

BY Jon Horvath on February 28, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, using a simple example, Joe Leech demonstrates how we can employ the “Jobs to be done” framework, deconstructing company outputs and examining the importance of user stories. Key Points: Evaluate the competitive space Don’t just think function – emotional and social job stories are significant You can’t rely on […] Read more »

5 Product Management Hacks for Product Leaders

BY Scott Colfer on November 21, 2019

As a product leader, you are the product manager for a leadership team, and the tricks you learned in product teams remain valuable, they just need a little tweak. Here, to help you, are five product management tricks and tools for every product leader. 1. Value Proposition A value proposition helps us to focus on […] Read more »

Take Care of the Misfit Toys: Managing End of Life Products

BY Alessandro Festa on October 31, 2018

So you’ve read all those books and articles on how to become a product manager, about how tough it is, but also how rewarding it is. Now finally you’ve become one. I remember when I moved from being a sales engineer to product manager.  I had a picture of myself in my new role. I […] Read more »

Better User Stories, Come Hell or High Waterfall

BY Basheera Khan on February 15, 2012

As anyone who makes things for a living will attest, there comes a time perhaps once a day, when a certain question plays upon the lips of everyone on the project. If it’s a particularly trying day, this question will pop up a few times, and if it’s a doozy of a day, it will […] Read more »