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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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Would Google’s Hiring Practices Work At Your Company?

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I recently read a Wall Street Journal article about Google’s human resource philosophy as espoused by Laszlo Bock, head of HR where human resources is referred to as “people operations.” …

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

In 2015, Agile, Business Analysis, Lean, Organizations, Product Management, Product Management Consulting, Product Management Facts, Product Management Training, Product Marketing, Product Owner, Product Teams, Project Management, Sales, Scrum, Take Charge Product Management, Uncategorized, User Experience, Voice of the Customerby Leave a Comment

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 …

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Global Study of High Performance Product Teams

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For the past three years Actuation Consulting, along with a wide array of sponsors and industry associations, has conducted a global study of product team performance. The findings from our annual study …

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How Effective Is Your Product Team?

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Our research into the effectiveness of product teams has painted a somewhat stark picture of how product teams perceive their own levels of performance. The data illustrates that only a minority …

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Should Product Teams Understand Their Product’s Sales Cycle?

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The Product Team’s Knowledge of the Sales Cycle While the data show the majority of product teams have managed to strike a strong relationship with their organization’s sales team, with only occasional …