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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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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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Blended Product Development Methods Continue to Rule

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For the last four years we have been tracking the adoption rates for various product development methodologies. Our annual Study of Product Team Performance has documented Agile’s continuous rise (through …

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Core Product Teams – What Size Performs Best?

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Our market research into high performance product teams continues to yield interesting data about the factors that distinguish the most effective product teams from the pack. In last week’s post Sean …

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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 …