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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 …

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Four Factors That Contribute to High Performance on Product Teams

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This week we released our fourth annual Study of Product Team Performance. As always, we gleaned a wide range of valuable insights into what enables some teams to overachieve and others …

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Who Really Owns the Requirements Backlog?

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It’s often assumed that product owners and product managers are singularly responsible for the requirements backlog. While this is true in many instances – this assumption does not hold true in all …

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Satisfaction: Just How Satisfied Are Product Team Members?

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There’s no getting around the fact that product team members have been under pressure to do more with less for a sustained period of time. While the pressure brought on …

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Core Product Teams – What Size Performs Best?

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Our market research into high performance product teams continues to yield interesting data about the factors that distinguish the most effective product teams from the pack. In last week’s post Sean …

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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 …