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How Strong a Voice Should Sales Have in the Product Development Process?

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This seems to be an eternal question. As a product management consulting and training organization we have seen the balance tilted in every conceivable direction. From product management holding sway …

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The Innovation Leadership Continuum

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“Who is responsible for incubating and leading the definition and development of innovative or disruptive products in your organization?” This is one of the key questions we asked survey respondents …

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Do Product Teams Really Incorporate Best Practices?

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This is a question we have been asking ourselves for some time. Actuation Consulting has been conducting a worldwide study of product teams for three years and respondents continually tell …

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Performance Metrics: Which Metrics Are Product Managers Held Accountable To?

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As part of our ongoing research we are asking survey respondents to tell us about the various types of metrics that product managers in their organization are being held accountable …

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Are You A Strategic Leader?

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Last week I read an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled The Way to Become a “Strategic” Executive. The piece was written by Herminia Ibarra who is a Cora …

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Voice of the Customer: Why Are Organization’s So Poor At Acknowledging Customer Feedback?

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Organizations around the world tout their desire to listen to and capture customer feedback and suggestions. Listening to the “voice of the customer” is widely regarded as the de facto …