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Should Product Teams Understand Their Product’s Sales Cycle?

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The Product Team’s Knowledge of the Sales Cycle While the data show the majority of product teams have managed to strike a strong relationship with their organization’s sales team, with only occasional …

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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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Product Development Process Adoption: Can the Past Predict the Future?

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What Our Product Development Process Adoption Data Shows We have been tracking adoption rates for a variety of product development processes since 2012. This is the first year that we …

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Product Development Methods: Is Agile The Most Widely Used?

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We began tracking product development methodology adoption rates back in 2012, the first year we launched our global Study of Product Team Performance. Much has changed since 2012. Over the …

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ROI – Less Important Than Many Think?

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Return on Investment (ROI) is the lifeblood of everything your organization does, right? Or is it? Product managers and product executives often relate how they spend time and energy developing …

The Most Utilized Product Development Methodologies in 2013

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Methods Used for Product Development Our market research in 2013 illustrates that Blended (one that incorporates some waterfall and some Agile) is chosen most often (43%) by our survey respondents as …