How to use product thinking to de-risk your agile implementation.
Case Study: How product management saved Fender guitarsPosted on March 13, 2023.
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.
What are you trying to learn?Posted on December 5, 2022.
Doing customer interviews is great! Doing it with a clear sense of what you’re trying to learn is even better. Here’s why.
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.
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.
Why are you working on that?Posted on February 21, 2022.
Shared purpose and alignment come from a broad understanding of strategy. Here’s how to help your teams know why they are doing their work.
Fast food vs long-term nourishment: which digital transformation diet is right for you?Posted on September 6, 2021.
Your company’s digital transformation diet should consist of a mix of fast food type trainings and long-term transformation diets supported by coaches. Here’s why.
Inspect and adapt, with respectPosted on August 2, 2021.
We all know go to the gemba tell us to go and see and we inspect and adapt. But there’s another part to it — showing respect to the people we seek to improve. Here’s why.
How long do you have to live with that decision?Posted on June 21, 2021.
Decision making can cripple teams. Here’s how to unstick that process and get your ideas to market quicker.