TLDR: In this post, I suggest a different approach to the popular feature driven roadmap by introducing the value driven roadmap concept. Stop confusing your customers with a feature driven product roadmap. User value focus is correlated with higher NPS and revenue growth. Value driven planning puts problems before features. A Value driven roadmap promotes a creator-driven… Read More The Value Driven Product Roadmap – A New Approach
In a recent meetup hosted by ProductTank TLV, a panel of investors and entrepreneurs answered questions about the role of a product manager in early stage startups.The panel raised some important issues during the meetup, so if you couldn’t make it I’m happy to share the top 10 tips they discussed during the session. These… Read More 10 tips for startup product managers from early stage investors
The Product Requirements Document (PRD) has long been a topic of debate among the product management community. For those who are not familiar with the term PRD, you might know it by another name, such as a MRD (Market Requirements Document), or a specification document. In either case, the goal is to write down the… Read More Best practices for writing your PRD
In a recent meetup of ProductTank Tel Aviv, I had the chance to learn from Boaz Katz, Co-founder & Chief Product Strategy at Bizzabo. Katz opened the kimono and shared some of Bizzabo’s internal product and R&D processes, from prioritisation to production.
Every product manager knows that discovering and defining Epics and User Stories is not an easy task, but it’s a necessary one all the same. The act of writing down the epics and the user stories provides the PM with more clarity about the product idea. You can compare the process of a product manager… Read More Meet the PM – Nir Erlich from Craft
As product managers, we make a wide range of decisions on a daily basis. These judgements vary from strategic decisions, such as feature prioritisation, to tactical decisions such as the font size in a new user registration form. The difficulty in making multiple decisions is the mental effort entailed in the process while we switch… Read More The Data vs Gut paradox
On a beautiful April evening, the sky was setting itself up for a romantic sunset with streams of reds and pinks across the Mediterranean Tel Aviv sky. I found myself on Rothschild boulevard atop the roof terrace of a restored building. Once a luxury hotel, but now the prime location of the startup offices… Read More Important Lessons from Billguard and Yahoo
Much can learned from the great thinkers and innovators of our time. One of my personal favorites, Elon Musk, has consistently surprised the world with innovative solutions to hard-hitting human problems. I recently watched the Tesla 3 press release video, where Elon Musk showed the vision and roadmap of Tesla. Musk explained Tesla’s mission and… Read More How to build a visionary product roadmap
The goal of this blog post is to help product managers who work in the Saas business to get better insights from their analytics tools. The post is based on my experience as a product manager and includes some useful tips to save you from typical pitfalls along the journey to better analytics.
In a post by McKinsey from 2013, we can see three main challenges in using analytics for the first time: Deciding which data to use (and where you should look outside your organization). Handling analytics (and securing the right capabilities to do so). Using the insights you’ve gained to transform your operations. Organizational Readiness When… Read More The organizational challenges of Analytics