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Take Part in Our 5th Annual Study of Product Teams

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A week ago we kicked off our 5th annual study of product teams. This year’s study is sponsored by our partners; Accelerance, Planbox and Project Connections. Our continuing market research enjoys the …

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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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Turnovers Impact On Product Teams

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The skill and aptitude of product team members has a significant impact on product team performance. But quality is not the only indicator of whether a team is likely to be high …

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How Much Time Do Product Managers Spend In The Field?

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Time spent with customers is precious. Organizations often talk about the importance of capturing “the voice of the customer” and product managers are directed to collect meaningful customer input. This …

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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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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 …