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Product ops

  Managing products is not easy. Especially in a growing company. When you need to deliver value to your customers, plan strategically, onboard new colleagues, and do customer research - it could be overwhelming and often could lead to chaos. Hence the role of product ops emerged to take on those challenges and empower product teams.
Recent posts

Wrong solution - the reason your product failed

  We already reviewed some of the most common reasons products fail - there is either no problem worth solving or, often and, when an organisation is not focused enough to solve the problem the right way.

Lack of problem worth solving - the reason your product failed

  Some products are great. Beautifully looking, technically superb, with great marketing. Only one problem - no one is using them. Why? There's no problem worth solving with those products.

Lack of focus - the reason your product failed

  Products fail for many reasons . Often, products fail because we are trying to do too much. The ability to focus, and to decide what you are NOT going to do is vital to have a chance of success.

The reason your product failed series

  I've read dozens of books on the topic of investing. Some of them were highly theoretical, others - full of practical advice, and most - recollections of "battle stories" of what once worked for a particular investor.

Want to understand product ops? Read these 2 books

  The rise of the product ops role made a lot of waves inside the product community. Opinions range from "product ops are godsent" to "product ops are project managers in disguise". Let's try and look at both sides of the dispute with the help of two fresh books touching the subject of product ops.

5 Ws of effective stakeholder communication

  In journalism, there is a rule of 5Ws that is surprisingly relevant for product managers in more ways than one.

Everyone can do product

  Or so they think. And the main reason people think this way is the hindsight bias.