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Innovation: Product Management’s Sweet Spot

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Organizations value innovation. While everyone agrees that innovation is an important activity the effective execution of innovation activities is often more difficult to achieve. In fact, we have found that the …

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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 …

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Where’s the Line Between User Experience and Product Management?

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I trace the increasing acceptance and implementation of high quality user experience (UX) to what I call the “Apple wave.” Apple’s emphasis on the quality of the user experience transformed …

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Are Project Managers Valued Anymore?

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The project management profession has been evolving alongside the emergence of Agile methodologies, such as Scrum, which has forced a degree of professional self-reflection on the role of the project manager in an Agile …

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How Embedded Is Product Marketing In Your Product Development Process?

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We are nearing the finish line on this year’s Survey of Product Team Performance and as we prepare to begin the regression analysis I noticed an interesting comment from one …