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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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Product Profitability: Which Development Methods Favorably Impact Profitability?

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Back in 2012 I was presenting findings from our first annual study of product team performance when I was asked by a product manager “how does the choice of product …

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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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Stand-Ups Drive Improved Performance – True or False?

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Analysis of this year’s data reveals the importance of regularly conducting effective stand-up meetings. In fact, the more frequently stand-up meetings are held, the more likely product teams are to achieve high performance. Stand-Up …

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Product Development Methodology Utilization in 2015

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In 2012 we began tracking product development methodology utilization by product teams and their organizations. It has been interesting to watch the exponential rise of Agile (Scrum in particular) and the precipitous fall …

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Unforeseen Issues: Nimbleness Matters

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Unforeseen issues are common to all product teams. In this year’s Study of Product Team Performance our latest regression analysis illustrates that a teams ability to quickly recover from an …