Thu Nov 12 · Software Development, Strategy

The Four Main Challenges Facing In-House Innovation

There are innovation programs, internal ventures, and moonshot factories in nearly every major company, spanning all industries and accounting for billions of dollars in investment. From Daimler’s Lab1886, to Visa’s Innovation Labs to Coca Cola’s...

Wed Nov 4 · Software Development, Strategy

How to Prioritize Ideas for Prototyping

Decision making comes in all shapes and sizes. Some can be made almost automatically, while others take time, frameworks, and tough questions. When I need to choose an icecream flavour amongst the overwhelming and equally...

Thu Aug 27 · Software Development, Strategy

Product agency vs. in-house: What’s the difference for a Product Manager?

What exactly is the difference between product management and product management consulting? It’s a question I’ve seen countless times while I’ve been lurking away on a variety of product focused forums. For this article, I...

Thu Aug 20 · Software Development, Strategy

How to Build Fast Part 2: Product Managers

This article is the second in a series on How to Build Fast—read part one on team culture here. Building a product fast is hard. But what about building a delightful, intuitive, functional, and ethical...

Tue Jun 9 · Culture, Strategy

One Simple Change to Revolutionize Your Retros and Build Trust

Whether you have always worked with your team remotely or are exploring the option for the first time, you will not build a high-performing agile team without trust. Although trust is possible within distributed teams,...

Tue Jun 2 · Strategy

Six-Step Plan for Leading in a Crisis

A Review of the Insights From Connected and Gibson Biddle’s Leader’s Lead Workshop with Global Product Leaders Leading in calm waters is a challenge that requires an understanding of how to get a team steering...

Tue May 26 · Software Development, Strategy

How to Apply Design Thinking to Product Management

This blog post was originally published by Pendo ProductCraft. The product manager has one clear mission: to create a product people love. To create a product people love, it’s important that the product addresses a...

Tue Apr 7 · Software Development, Strategy

Four Ways to Increase Product Collaboration Between Innovation and Execution Teams

Businesses grow through product. And they grow faster when they can attract and retain Product Thinkers with the ability to dream up the next great idea and/or build the next great product. But keeping these...

Tue Mar 17 · Strategy

Unpacking Business Viability for Building Better Products

Do people want this product? How will this make money? Will this be profitable? I have heard these three questions time and time again from stakeholders when evaluating new product opportunities or considering changes to...

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