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Product Roadmap and Product Strategy – What’s the Difference?

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Earlier this week a good friend of mine, who works in technology, asked me a question – what’s the difference between product strategy and a product roadmap? It turns out …

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Core Product Team Performance and Size

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In our latest market research we asked two questions related to core product teams. By “core” we mean the central members who play a day-to-day role in product development activities. …

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Innovation: Product Management’s Sweet Spot

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Organizations value innovation. While everyone agrees that innovation is an important activity the effective execution of innovation activities is often more difficult to achieve. In fact, we have found that the …

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Product Development Methodology Adoption Rate Trend Line: 2012 To 2015

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Over the last four years we have been closely tracking adoption rates for various product development methodologies. It has been fascinating to track the exponential rise of Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum. …

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Product Profitability: Which Development Methods Favorably Impact Profitability?

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Back in 2012 I was presenting findings from our first annual study of product team performance when I was asked by a product manager “how does the choice of product …

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User Experience’s Continuing Rise

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First A Glance Back The importance of user experience to an organization’s products grows each year. User experience first emerged as a statistically significant factor in our 2014 study when we …