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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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5 Productivity Tips For Teams

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It is all too easy to get bogged down with tasks that don’t align with your top priorities. I recently read an article by Chris Fussell discussing lessons learned from …

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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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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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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 …