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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 …

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Google’s Hiring Practices: Would They 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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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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Marketing And The Product Team – How To Nurture A Positive Relationship

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One of the issues that organizations encounter as they scale is optimizing the working relationship between marketing (or product marketing) and the product team. So in our most recent market …