Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes.
Revisiting failing fast – why you should fail fast.
Innovation means doing something new, which means the need for experimenting and learning. Learning when we do something new comes with failing along the way until we figure things out. That is failing fast. It really is learning fast. Read a perspective on it at https://www.forbes.com/sites/sunniegiles/2018/04/30/how-to-fail-faster-and-why-you-should/#47f9ac8ac177
A case study in the wrong product metrics and advice for product managers.
Data is important for decision making and with more product decisions being data-driven, having the right metrics matter. But what happens when the wrong metrics are chosen? A product team can easily be misled and head in the wrong direction with a product. This happened with the Bing search engine. Read the advice at https://blog.optimizely.com/2018/05/03/experimenting-with-wrong-metrics/
One place to find the software tools product managers are using.
If you are looking for team collaboration, customer communication, roadmapping, or other tools product managers use, this is the list for you. Check it out at https://www.appcues.com/blog/product-manager-tool-stack
The first 90 days as a new product manager.
This is a video presentation from a San Fran product management event, exploring what it is like to be a new product manager. Watch at https://youtu.be/GVNJc87nAfs
New Podcast Episode for Product Managers & Innovators: Voice of the Customer tools product managers use – with Colleen Knuff
Weekly interviews to increase your confidence, influence, and success. Avoid failures and create products customers love. Interviews for Product Managers and Innovators.