Agile · Communication · Planning · Product management · Prototypes

The real purpose of product roadmaps

If you’re involved in product development you’ve almost certainly been asked at some point to produce a product roadmap. This might have coincided with a client conference or been part of a request for slides to incorporate when talking to an important prospect, or it might have been part of an annual business review. Knowing… Continue reading The real purpose of product roadmaps

culture · movies · Other topics I care about · podcasts · Recommendations

Do The Right Thing

This week I want to take a short break from my usual blogging about product development for something completely different. If you have been following this blog over the years one thing you might know is that I enjoy watching movies. I recently joined a free online community on Letterboxd (you can connect with me… Continue reading Do The Right Thing

Agile · MVP · Problems · Product management · Prototypes · VOC

The challenge of finding product-market fit

Yet again for this week’s blog post I want to share some ideas from April’s online Everyday Innovators Summit that I found particularly striking. In this case the thoughts came from a session Dan Olsen, author of The Lean Product Playbook, presented on finding product-market fit. If you’re involved in product development or listen to… Continue reading The challenge of finding product-market fit

Customer conversations · feedback · Innovation · Product management · Prototypes

Fearless Innovation

In the weeks since I’ve been working from home I have continued reflecting on the material I saw at the Everyday Innovator Summit last month. In reviewing my notes I found one session particularly insightful; it was entitled Creating a Culture of Fearless Innovation and featured a conversation between the conference host and Ben Brenton.… Continue reading Fearless Innovation

Agile · Effectiveness · Innovation · Principles · Product management

Six principles for continuous innovation

As I’ve mentioned recently, several of my teammates and I had the chance in early April to virtually attend the Everyday Innovator Summit (or did we attend the virtual summit? Hard to know) and I found several of the sessions very thought provoking. One I’ve continued to think about was presented by Ash Maurya, who… Continue reading Six principles for continuous innovation