After years of struggle, I’m advising all of my clients and product leader coachees to stop using the term “MVP”. Not to stop doing validation, discovery, prototyping or experiments they may associate that that acronym, but to remove the label from all of their docs and presentations and talks. To delete the letters MVP from roadmaps and product charters…
Sending an expensive B2B sales team out to discover what we should build isn’t a great strategy. We should do less expensive, unemotional, non-commissioned validation and learning before scaling up our selling effort.
ProductTank Dublin is hosting a short discussion on product managers, product owners and scalable models for agile product teams. This is usually a large, loud, opinionated group — so should be exciting and unpredictable.
Lean Product/UX Meetup: Enterprise software products often have long sales cycles, lumpy revenue streams, and organizational gaps between buyers and users. How does this shape enterprise product management?