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Lean Product Management

Product Metrics

Having the right set of product metrics is key to tracking and improving product performance and driving growth. However, there is a myriad of metrics product teams could be tracking...

January 15, 2020

Impact Mapping for Product Teams

Impact Mapping for Product Teams is a technique to help you improve your product discovery process or your product performance. The Holy Grail of product development is to really find...

January 10, 2020

Product-Market Fit Traps

When people talk about Product-Market Fit they focus strictly on the product and the market, but Product-Market Fit is much more than that and there are four traps we should...

December 15, 2019

Minimum Viable Product

I have long resisted the temptation to write an article about the Minimum Viable Product (MVP). But there has come a point where I think it is important to explain...

December 14, 2019

Lean Analytics

Lean Analytics Lean Startup helps us structure the process of developing a new product or functionality and identify the most risky parts of our business model, and then quickly learn...

September 3, 2019

Prioritization Techniques

Prioritization Techniques One of the issues that most concerns Product Owners and Product Managers is the prioritization of the backlog (or the roadmap) and they ask us for prioritization techniques...

September 2, 2019

Introduction to Lean Product Management

Introduction to Lean Product Management In this introduction to lean product management we explain why a new way of developing products is important, what implications it has and which new...

September 1, 2019

Lean Product Roadmap

Lean Product Roadmap A lean product roadmap is not a list of deliverables with dates, a Release Plan or a Product Backlog. A Lean Product Roadmap is a prototype of...

May 25, 2019

Elements of a Product Strategy

Product Strategy Product Strategy, is nothing more than strategy applied to the scope of a product. But what seems so simple is accompanied by two traps that cause frustration and...

May 23, 2019

What is Strategy?

What is Strategy? When a strategy is successful it seems magical, unknown and inexplicable beforehand but obvious in retrospect. But behind every winning strategy there is a deliberate design process...

May 22, 2019

Business Model

The right business model can be the difference between the success or failure of a product. Companies make two common mistakes in the product development process: The creation of a...

May 17, 2019

Product Life Cycle

All products and services, both physical and digital, follow a product life cycle. In our Lean Product Management methodology we insist that it is essential that a Digital Product Manager...

May 16, 2019

Outcome-driven Innovation

Outcome-driven Innovation is a methodology developed by Anthony Ulwick as an evolution of the Jobs-to-be-Done approach from Clayton Christensen. This article is a summary of key parts of the book...

April 30, 2019

Lean Product Management Methodology

Lean Product Management Methodology Lean Product Management methodology is the combination of the traditional product management role with the modern principles and practices of Lean, Lean Startup, Strategy, Innovation and...

April 28, 2019

How to Win – The Six Basic Product Strategy Moves

Why is product strategy important? Product Strategy is important because it is the cornerstone of a successful product. Product Strategy it is not setting goals, writing a 50-page business case...

March 28, 2019

OKR Framework

This article is a summary of the components of the OKR framework. Introduction Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a very popular framework for strategy deployment which has become famous...

March 28, 2019

OKR Examples

If you are new to OKR framework and you want to define OKRs for first time, it always helps to have some handy OKR examples. I have OKR examples for...

March 27, 2019

OKR Best Practices

OKR framework is not so complicated, what is really complicated is to make it work properly as it requires a change in mindset and changing deeply ingrained organizational structures and...

March 26, 2019

OKR Questions

In this article we answer the most typical OKR questions people ask us. What are OKRs? Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a framework that addresses both the long-term strategic...

March 22, 2019

Managing Stakeholders

Without a doubt managing stakeholders is a top headache for Product Managers and Product Owners. As a Product Manager you cannot build a product on your own. You need a...

March 3, 2019

The Five Key Mistakes in Product Management

There are five key mistakes most product organizations make which prevent them from achieving their growth goals and leading their market. These failures significantly reduce the probability of delivering products...

March 1, 2019

The three mistakes of digital product organizations

According to a recent HBR blog post 72% of all new products don’t meet their revenue targets. We think Digital Product Organizations can do much better than that. Most new products...

February 25, 2019

Lean Startup Summit Berlin 2019

On 11-12 Feb 2019 took place Lean Startup Summit in Berlin. This is the conference revolving around Lean Startup with a clear focus on how to enable innovation in the...

February 13, 2019

Organize around Value Streams

Lean Organization - Value Streams Let's talk about perhaps the most important change you will have to do in your Lean Transformation towards a Lean Organization. To organize around Value...

February 13, 2019

What is Lean Product Management?

Wondering what Lean Product Management is? You got to the right place. We have plenty of articles about Lean Product Management and a guide you can download below. Introduction to...

January 8, 2019

Build-Measure-Learn

Build-Measure-Learn cycle was coined by Eric Ries in his book Lean Startup, and like many other concepts from Lean Startup it has been widely misunderstood. But, it is important that...

January 8, 2019

Product-Market Fit

Product-Market Fit is the most important milestone in the life cycle of a product. It is being in the right market with the right product. It is a key milestone...

January 1, 2019

Six Mistakes in Digital Product Management

Six Mistakes in Digital Product Management Here, you can find a list of key mistakes that cause huge delays in time to market, frustration and a terrible waste of money...

December 23, 2018

Lean Startup

In case you are looking for a definition of Lean Startup and how can it help you as a Product Manager or Product Owner we explain it to you in...

December 21, 2018

Lean Product Management Guide

Lean Product Management GuideWith this Lean Product Management guide you will be able to deliver better products to market faster and enable business growth. Lean Product Management is deeply influenced by...

December 16, 2018

The 5-step Guide to Effective Product Roadmaps

If you are a Product Manager, Product Owner, Head of Product or Chief Product Officer you will agree that Product Roadmaps are a nightmare and the source of many of...

December 1, 2018

Lean Product Management

The Value Stream Manager In our last post, we where talking about why a better Product Owner is a Product Manager. But, what do we mean exactly by great Product Management? Great...

November 16, 2018

The Seven keys of the great Product Owner

Become a Great Product Owner As organizations evolve towards truly customer-centric end-to-end product development models, the role of the Product Owner is going to evolve. Till now, most of POs are...

July 31, 2018

A better Product Owner is a Product Manager

Product Owner or Product Manager? The great forgotten in Agile adoptions, conferences and literature are Product people, Product Owners and Product Managers. Most companies doing Agile are just doing Agile...

May 25, 2018