Do you think your customers know what they want? If you answered yes then maybe you need to think again…More often than not your potential customers don’t know what (products) they want. But they definitely know what problem they want to get solved or what needs they need to get addressed. And it is up […]
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What validations should I do during conc...
During your concept testing you must make sure that we not only try to understand what customers need from the solution perspective but also validate your business model i.e. why it makes sense for you to build what you are building? It may also be helpful to do further market validation and analysis to ascertain […]
Marty Cagan’s top 10 tips to making prod
Marty Cagan’s top 10 tips to making products customers love One of the best videos I have ever seen about building products Have Vision and Passion – Belief that the way things are being done is NOT right. And, wants to change the way things work. Be stubborn on vision but be flexible on details. […]
Why I hate to be a Product Manager but s...
Why I hate to be a Product Manager but still love being one? When people ask me what type of work I do? I proudly answer Product Management in technology companies. Please don’t be mistaken with that statement. I don’t feel proud because a role Product Management bestows me lot of power (in literal sense). […]
Why Product Management must be a major/c...
When you ‘Google’ around on MBA concentrations/majors and you will find that most b-schools offer concentrations such as Accounting, Finance , General Management , Human Resource Management, Marketing, Supply Change Management , most of which lead to specialty required in managing that particular horizontal/vertical in the business. If you spend little more time you will […]
What is more important, domain or functi...
What is more important, domain or functional skills in a Product Manager? I face this questions umpteen number of times as hire Technical Product Managers & Product Managers. As always, there are people (Colleagues, Reference Providers, and Interviewers etc.) who tell me how certain candidate will be a good fit as a Product Manager. And […]
Product Promise & Product Pillars
After building/looking at many products, working in different product organizations and being a customer (buyer or consumer) of many products I have come to belief that Product Managers must understand thei Product Promise and plan to deliver their products based on strong product pillars. Simply put, Product Promise cannot be delivered without understanding Product […]
Do you try to understand what Customers ...
Do you try to understand what Customers do not like in your product? I have come across numerous product developers and managers who think Customer will always complain and have negative feedback on the product irrespective of whatever great things you do in your product. I don’t think their assessment is entirely wrong but such […]
Can Product Usability be an afterthought...
My observation is that most organizations do not pay attention to the product usability while building their products. The myriad reasons, cited by misinformed product managers, product developers or management executives for not being able to address product usability during its development, are categorized under various headings below Neglector Usability is not that important as […]
How mature is your Product Management &
Last week I attended NASSCOM Product Conclave 2010 (http://www.nasscom.in), which focused on how product companies can change India’s future and how NASSCOM is trying to bring up an ecosystem, which will help existing product companies to expand their business as well entrepreneurs to start product ventures. What I must say is that this year’s Product […]