I’m not a big believer in granular (New Year’s) resolutions. Instead, similar to the approach I follow in product development, I like to follow overall themes to pursue.
A practical guide to managing agile teams
I’m thrilled to publish Lateral Leadership for Product Managers with Sense and Response Press. The book will be available in print, digital, and audio form. It’s aimed at product managers who have to lead teams even when that’s not their job title, specialists who must work with others outside their own domain, and department managers who are faced with agile transformation at their companies.… Continue Reading
Before my trip to Zurich for PMF 2017, I was able to speak at the Productized 2017 Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
The so-called ‘Product Thinking Conference’ may not be as huge and widely familiar compared to its competing events in London or Zurich, but a carefully picked lineup and its close atmosphere make it quite an attractive destination for product people.… Continue Reading
I had the incredible opportunity to speak at this year’s Product Management Festival 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland last week.
While I will share the summary and slides of my talk over the next coming weeks, I briefly wanted to touch on some of the aspects of the event I was able to experience (unfortunately, I had to leave at the end of the first day).… Continue Reading
For those of you who have been following my writing for quite some time now, this shouldn’t come as a surprise: I don’t believe much longer in the differentiation of domain product managers.
Instead, I believe in the power of deploying (product) skills in whichever domain is necessary and staying close to some core values (e.g., relentless customer focus).… Continue Reading
Expect to hear more in-depth advice from me on validation of product hypotheses in the next couple of weeks as the (product) conference season comes to an end mid-November for this year.
But while recently listening to one of my favorite podcasts, I couldn’t help but to (publicly) shout out advice for anybody who’s tinkering with the idea of introducing a new paid product or feature to its user base.… Continue Reading
At one point in time, every PM will arrive at the point at which she has finally gained enough professional experience at her current or past job to climb the corporate ladder. Promotions become a thing and product management career paths need to be discussed.… Continue Reading
In this episode of the Productish podcast, Tim and I are joined by Nikkel Blaase, Product Designer at XING. We’re discussing the impact of Product Thinking on Discovery and Delivery processes in organizations, which prerequisites must be met to implement this mindset and what comes after Product Thinking.… Continue Reading