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

Agile · Encouragement · Leadership

Structures that help in trying times

Leading a large product team striving to develop SaaS products for the B2B enterprise space can be challenging in the best of times. Keeping the team focused on the most important areas for discovery and development, ensuring consistent input and feedback from our target market, and strengthening connections across our sales, marketing, and consulting teams… Continue reading Structures that help in trying times

Agile · Development Effort · Effectiveness · Features · podcasts · Problems · Product management

Problems, Outcomes, and Impact

This morning I was listening to a podcast from Inside Intercom By the way, if you’re interested in product development at any level – if you’re a designer, a marketer, a developer, a product manager, a tester – and you are not listening to the weekly podcast from Inside Intercom then I strongly encourage you… Continue reading Problems, Outcomes, and Impact