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How to Ensure Your Product Roadmap Embraces Facts, Not Fallacy

How to Ensure Your Product Roadmap Embraces Facts, Not Fallacy

It’s autumn. For a lot of folks, that means it’s football season. For product teams, it’s planning-for-next-year-and-product-roadmap season. Now’s a good time to remind ourselves to beware the Next Feature Fallacy and avoid falling into a moral panic when we inevitably reach a plateau in adoption and growth.

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How Customer Expectations Are Driving Product Thinking in Some Surprising Places

How Customer Expectations Are Driving Product Thinking in Some Surprising Places

It’s not news that we’re more connected to more devices than ever before and that we’re spending more time on them in every conceivable circumstance. In fact, we might love our connection to social networks and apps too much. But leaps in technology alone don’t explain how deeply the

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Today’s Product Managers Know Who’s the Boss: The Customer

Today's Product Managers Know Who's the Boss: The Customer

Silicon Valley likes to say (with some justification) that it’s where the future is invented. From technical innovation to upended business models, it’s a major force in how we live and work today. So it’s perhaps counterintuitive to realize that one of its fundamental qualities is almost 100 years old.

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Agile, Kanban & Scrum, Oh My: Which Product Management Method Is Right For You?

Agile, Kanban & Scrum, Oh My: Which Product Management Method Is Right For You?

The software industry has come a long way from its early anti-establishment roots. In fact, if metrics like cultural influence, market capitalization or employment mean anything, software is the establishment. The software industry directly employs 2.9 million Americans, and indirectly supports 10.

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