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April 3, 2024
ERCOT manages the state's electricity grid, covering about 90% of Texas's electric load. This post dives into ERCOT's project queue role as an indicator of the evolving landscape of Texas's energy sector and, potentially, the entire US.
March 30, 2024
In this post, we'll discuss the practical implications of the technology adoption cycle using Apple's Vision Pro as an example. We'll see exactly how the product team used this knowledge to launch the product in a controlled and limited way.
March 26, 2024
A product manager should be ready for any surprise that might impede product introduction. In this post, I will share one of my stories as an example of how you can't plan everything.
March 24, 2024
As a product manager, analyzing a situation from multiple perspectives is crucial, especially in unfamiliar industries. This is one reason why PMs have advanced critical thinking skills. Let's look at an example from the airline industry.
March 22, 2024
Product management lies in its multidisciplinary nature, technology, business, and user experience. It's a specialty where critical thinking and strategic planning are the crucial components, transforming challenges into opportunities for growth.
March 20, 2024
In my last post, I discussed how clashes between different business cultures can lead to team breakdowns, prompting me to investigate how we might minimize this risk.
March 20, 2024
Throughout my career, I've had extensive experience collaborating with Asian partners, providing me with insightful perspectives on how fundamental business cultures from different regions can clash, leading to confusion and team dysfunction.
March 17, 2024
Nobody thinks this way, but really, let's agree that having a child can show how you will perform as a leader and provide a foundation to significantly improve your soft skills that can be transferable to your workplace.
March 17, 2024
As mentioned in a previous post, temperatures are on the rise, but can we really stop it in the short to mid-term? In three words: Unfortunately, we cannot. Let's dive deeper to understand why.
March 17, 2024
I've been hearing about "global warming" since middle school. Let's face it—when you're exposed to something for a prolonged period, you start to overlook it. Global warming is a classic example of risk desensitization. Let's dive deeper.
October 12, 2023
Software deployment is a multi-faceted process that goes well beyond writing code. It involves meticulous planning, development, testing, and eventual release to ensure software quality and reliability. Any product manager should understand challenges and processes behind the scene. As you know, creating software is not just about creating it in lab conditions, but also needed infrastructure to make sure it will work in different environments and error-free. Today, I aim to describe this process, providing you with a clearer understanding of how companies typically ship code to production.
October 3, 2023
Understanding data is fundamental in product management. It aids in making informed decisions, gauging product success, and understanding user behavior. The two primary types of data that every product manager should be familiar with are: quantitative data and qualitative data. Lets check the difference:
October 6, 2023
In the evolving product design and development landscape, understanding the end-user has never been more critical. As businesses oriented to user centric product, user research becomes more and more important. This guide, a comprehensive walkthrough of user research, aims to arm you with the process and types of research needed to put the user at the heart of your designs.
September 30, 2023
Agile methodologies have gained immense popularity in the software development and project management realms due to their iterative approach and adaptability. As a product manager you will be a part of Agile teams on a daily basis. Here's a rundown of some of the most popular Agile frameworks that you might face and tools that are used in companies.
September 30, 2023
Effective project/product management is deeply rooted in estimation. Whether you’re working within Agile, Scrum, Waterfall or implement Lean Six Sigma methodologies, accurate estimates pave the way for optimal resource allocation, realistic deadlines, and aligned stakeholder expectations. Let’s dive deep into the myriad of estimation techniques adopted across these methodologies.
September 30, 2023
One of the quintessential skills a product manager must master is the art of breaking down user stories. It is like breaking down creating a device( laptop, for example) into smaller parts that should be defined before you assemble final product. In Agile and Scrum methodologies, a user story helps the team understand user needs and expectations from their perspective. But how do you make a user story manageable and actionable for your team? Let's dive in!
September 30, 2023
How does one determine what makes their product unique? What steps should they take to ensure that their product stands out in a sea of competitors? That's where the Product Value Proposition template comes into play.
September 30, 2023
Lean manufacturing has emerged as a hallmark of success in industries focused on efficiency, quality, and profitability. This deep dive will delve into how lean manufacturing has evolved and its contemporary significance. While this approach takes root in manufacturing, but still many ideas are used in modern product management.
September 30, 2023
Originally developed by Dr. Noriaki Kano in 1984 active practitioner of lean principles, the Kano Model serves as an exceptional tool to gauge and analyze customer emotional responses to product features. This framework allows efficient prioritizing of features for new products.
September 30, 2023
In the unpredictable world of business, companies constantly strive to establish themselves as leaders in their industry. To achieve this, many turn to tried and tested frameworks to help them identify the best competitive strategy. One of the most renowned of these frameworks is Michael Porter's Generic Strategies.
September 30, 2023
In the dynamic world of product development, one methodology stands out for its simplicity, efficiency, and impact - the MVP or Minimum Viable Product
September 30, 2023
Once we become acquainted with the "importance vs satisfaction" framework and its associated models, we can explore methods to evaluate opportunities for better needs prioritization.
September 30, 2023
Understanding Hypothesis and How to Form One (with examples) : A Simplified Guide
September 30, 2023
As the AI product landscape flourishes, businesses and careers are seeing unprecedented growth. Dive into this guide on AI technology and product management to position yourself at the forefront of this dynamic sector.
September 30, 2023
In the dynamic world of product development, titles often get intermingled, leading to a jumble of responsibilities and roles
September 30, 2023
Understanding and Improving Requirements Gathering for Better Product Development
September 30, 2023
Understanding how to prioritize customer needs is crucial for a product manager. In this post, we'll explore some prevalent concepts: Gap analysis, Opportunity score and Kano Model
September 30, 2023
The concept helps to understand that some improvements just make products better and some change the shape of a market.
September 30, 2023
Once customer needs are identified, the pivotal question arises: Which needs to be addressed? A robust strategy is to prioritize based on customer value.
September 30, 2023
An exemplary illustration of understanding human behavior and need is Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and it provides ideas on how users structure their thoughts about our products.
September 30, 2023
It is one of the most powerful tools to understand deep customer reasoning.
September 30, 2023
Learn about customer discovery interview and their importance on early stages of product development and the most common errors.
September 30, 2023
Learn about the product-market fit concept as well as why it is so important in the product world.
September 30, 2023
Learn how to use and learn through this blog.
October 18, 2023
Almost universal product management strategy that's suitable for many product types and markets. It can guide you through the stages of innovation in order.
September 30, 2023
Technology adoption life cycle
September 30, 2023
User segmentation is a crucial concept employed to delineate the distinctions among various user groups.
September 30, 2023
Learn how create user persona (free template attached)
September 30, 2023
User Stories serve as the backbone for requirements in the Scrum framework

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