Product Excellence

How to build excellent products in the age of remote work

COVID-19 has forced product managers to suddenly figure out how to work remotely. In many cases, it has not been an easy transition for this multifaceted and cross-functional role. Throw the swiftly shifting market landscape and changing user needs into the mix, and you can see how product managers have

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

The five stages of product strategy

This is the story of how organizations evolve to pursue a clear product strategy. We’ll follow the story of your hypothetical startup as it matures into an high-performing established organization to consider what the use of strategic objectives looks like at every phase of growth. That said, the 5 stages

Winston Blick

Winston Blick

VP Product Rachel Wolan on how product leaders can help customers adapt during unprecedented times

Earlier this week, we kicked off our Product Excellence AMA Hour webinar series by welcoming Rachel Wolan, VP of Product at LiveRamp, alongside our CEO, Hubert Palan. During a frank and transparent chat moderated by Hubert, Rachel discussed the impact that COVID-19 is having on business and how her company

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

Hiten Shah’s tips for remote product management

Yesterday, we were excited to welcome Hiten Shah as the first guest on productboard’s Age of Product Excellence webinar series. Hiten is a remote work expert, product thought leader, and the co-founder and CEO of FYI.  During the webinar discussion, Hiten shared valuable tips for product teams working remotely during

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

The difference between product development and product management tools — and why you need both

A dedicated product manager tool is a perfect partner for your existing product processes, acting as a filtering layer that comes before tasks are funneled into your development tools. Here’s why both tools are essential to build excellent products.

Dottie Schrock

Productboard Editorial

Focus your roadmaps on outcomes, not outputs

Written by Bruce McCarthy, author, speaker, founder at Product Culture, for our ebook, The Path to Product Excellence: Stories and Advice From the Field. Product roadmaps have gotten a bad rap. Most of them deserve it. Ask someone what a product roadmap is and 9 out of 10 times you’ll

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

Introducing Age of Product Excellence — a new webinar series from productboard

How do modern product leaders build products that people love? As product managers, we all want to achieve excellence in our craft. But what constitutes an excellent product in the first place? What strategies, processes, and mindsets are employed by the world’s best product makers? Announcing Age of Product Excellence,

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

From 0 to 100 million readers: How Highlights on Medium changed publishing forever

Medium Highlights has arguably changed publishing forever. Here is how the iconic feature was developed and launched, why it has been so valuable for Medium. Strap in — the story is full of lessons and insights for product managers.

Dottie Schrock

Productboard Editorial

3 common mistakes in product discovery (and how to avoid them)

Product discovery is the process of deeply understanding the problems customers are having to develop products that perfectly cater to their needs. Rush discovery, or fail to understand its importance, and you risk wasting time and resources building a product that no one ends up using.  To help you build

Martin Felcman

Martin Felcman

4 ways to organize your scaling product teams

In my 20+ years in product, I’ve had the opportunity to observe many product organizations through different stages of growth. And while there’s no one-size-fits-all formula, there are some guiding principles that can help product leaders scale their organization and structure their teams. In this post, I’d like to consider

Dottie Schrock

Andrej Danko

productboard CEO Hubert Palan shares what it takes to achieve true Product Excellence

Every product person strives to create great products. But what does it take to achieve true Product Excellence?  productboard CEO Hubert Palan sat down with Mike Belsito, co-founder of Product Collective, for an episode of the INDUSTRY interviews, a series of live Q&A sessions where Mike chats with product leaders

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

Why every product manager should be able to prototype

Capture your vision for the future… and learn from it

Winston Blick

Winston Blick