Embracing a customer-centric mindset – whether it’s about being “lean”, “agile”, or simply curious – is something that all product people should strive for. Hopefully, by now we all know how important it is to get continuous feedback about our products and ideas to steer them in the right direction. When I first read about …
“Boot camp” is a slightly misleading word when talking about the Global Service Jam. While you now probably imagine military rigor, blood, sweat, and tears, the ambiance rather resembled that of a fun summer camp with friends and singing by the bonfire. Still, it was an intensive training program for creative and business thinkers.
Itamar Gilad, who was responsible for products like Gmail for 6 years, has just relocated to Barcelona to help companies find the right path. On this occasion, he gave a thought-provoking talk about what the quest for value truly means for product teams.
When you are already in the market, running and trying to grow the business, it is easy to forget about taking the time to learn from customers. (Or, easy to forget why you should do so in the first place.)…
=Why we all need to get our heads out of our… There are days when billions of humans around the world seem to gasp “Whaaat” in unison. Bobby Ewing taking a hot shower, Germany defeating Brazil 7-1, things like that. Then, there are the painful, shocking moments of the “This cannot be happening now” type.
Half of startups fail due to the lack of market need. Check out my SlideShare to learn how to collect feedback from your target markets to make better and faster decisions about your product ideas.
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