Reading this The New Yorker piece on rationality reminds me of the importance of the metacognitive skill — cognizant of your own thinking — in every facet of your life. It’s a worthy read. From the product management perspective, here are my key takeaways: 1. Get comfortable keeping competing ideas or paradigms in your head...
    11Feature or Product - Positioning
    Positioning is critical for product design and go-to-market planning. Do you know whether you have a feature or a product (a full-fledged solution)?
    You did not even start working on your release, but do you imagine a future letter of appreciation? If not, perhaps you should consider adding this technique to your product discovery toolset. We don't want to be a feature factory, but an organization focused on outcomes, right?
    The term PRD —Product Requirement Document— has gone out of favor for a while now. The waterfall approach to solution delivery and its usage of the PRD has a lot of drawbacks. But did we dump the good along with the bad? Let's explore.
    There are several vocal voices in the Product and Growth areas strongly in favor of and against using personas. For the rest of us, just like everything else, the truth is somewhere in the middle. Let's get into it a bit more.
    11User Personas Workshop
    Every business deck mentions the value they provide to the customers. Is there a way to know whether that value resonates with the customers' wants? Spoiler: Pay close attention to customer motivations and the context. Let's explore.
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