We are always going to make a plan. Inevitably parts of that plan are going to be wrong. What you do at that moment makes all the difference.
Product managers are navigators of uncertaintyPosted on April 17, 2023.
Modern product managers are not in charge of the production line in the feature factory. They job is to navigate a product through the uncertainty of idea to production.
Process ExperimentsPosted on April 3, 2023.
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.
Bias for actionPosted on February 13, 2023.
Analysis paralysis is a team momentum killer. Biasing for action builds both learning and decision making chops. Here's how.
Declaring Goal BankruptcyPosted on January 9, 2023.
Start the year by erasing all of your goals and do this instead.
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.
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.
Everything has an origin. Don’t be afraid to question it.Posted on October 31, 2022.
Just because we've always done things a certain way doesn't mean they still make sense in a modern context. Questioning means improving.
Scaffolding – solidifying a change with temporary supportsPosted on September 19, 2022.
Sometimes building in seemingly simple supports can strengthen a new way of working in unexpected ways. Here are two.