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The Actual Amount of Time Product Managers Spend with Customers

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Last week I wrote a post about the percent of time product team members believe product managers spend with customers. Interestingly, it turns out that product team members hold a rosier …

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How Many People Are On Your Core Product Team?

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For the last four years we have been conducting detailed market research on what makes some product teams more successful than others. Over this time span we have identified nineteen …

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Do We Really Need Product Roadmaps?

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There are many people in the product development community who would prefer that the concept of a product roadmap fade away. Others see product roadmaps as an inevitable consequence of a company’s increasing …

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Technology Companies Are More Hit or Miss Than Other Verticals

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We recently asked the following survey question “Which of these statements best describes your view of your product team’s performance against organizational expectations?” The majority of product team members indicated …

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Where Should User Experience (UX) Report To Be Most Effective?

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Two weeks ago I wrote a post on the importance of product management and user experience collaboration entitled “Where is the Line Between User Experience and Product Management?“. I’m a strong …

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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 …