There are no short cuts to product success. This case study shows how Fender guitars used solid product management work to discover and define a winning, modern product strategy.
OKR and ScrumPosted on January 16, 2023.
OKR require agility to succeed. The basics of Scrum provide the exact right scaffolding for this.
Declaring Goal BankruptcyPosted on January 9, 2023.
Start the year by erasing all of your goals and do this instead.
What OKRs Mean for Middle ManagersPosted on November 28, 2022.
Middle managers can strongly influence the success of OKRs. Here’s how their job changes to support these new goals.
Discipline-specific OKRsPosted on November 7, 2022.
Disciplines that function as services to product teams can have OKRs too. Here are two ways to think about how to do that.
Validating key results is messyPosted on June 6, 2022.
Key results are also assumptions. Here’s how to ensure you’re testing your goals as well as your feature hypotheses.
OKR Leadership: Stop telling people what to doPosted on May 2, 2022.
The biggest change a leader has to make if OKRs are to succeed is to stop telling their teams what to do.
OKR Leadership: A safe culture of learningPosted on April 25, 2022.
OKRs require the psychological safety for teams to be wrong and a culture that celebrates the learning they bring from their product discovery work.
OKR Leadership: Without trust for your teams OKRs failPosted on April 11, 2022.
Leading teams with OKRs requires several changes to the way you manage. The first and most important is trusting the team you’ve hired to do their work. Here’s how to start.
3 Questions About OKRsPosted on December 27, 2021.
Can you practice OKRs in regulated environments, in multinational corporations and with leaders who don't give specfific goals. In short, yes.