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Training’s ROI According to Andy Grove

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I recently started a book by Ben Horowitz entitled “The Hard Thing About Hard Things.” Ben covers a wide range to topics which are particularly pertinent to CEO’s and entrepreneurs …

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Waterfall’s Steady Decline and Evolution

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While Waterfall is far from dead there is no doubt that it is on a steady decline. In fact, a little over 10% of this year’s survey respondents indicate that …

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Is Your Product Team Part of the 10%?

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Each year Actuation Consulting conducts a global study of product team performance. This will be the third year we have conducted our study. As I write this, we are putting …

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What is the Difference between an MRD and a PRD?

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The terms MRD, or Market Requirements Document, and PRD, or Product Requirements Document, are often used interchangeably. However, both documents are actually intended to serve a separate and distinct purpose. The core purpose of …

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Want To Be A Product Manager? Here Are Five Tips To Help You Succeed

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Many people aspire to become product managers. However, individuals can find it difficult to make the initial jump into the role. Unlike, project management or finance, the actual skills of …

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10 Workplace Skills That Are Increasingly Important To Your Success

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Recently the Institute for the Future published a study* identifying key workplace skills that are essential for professional success. The IFTF believes that there are 10 skills that top the list. While I …