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7 steps of Product Discovery

Before building a product - how do you know what product to build? While building a product - how do you know what features are the most valuable? After you've built a product - how do you know if to tune stuff or add a new one?
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How do they do it? Books about not so "big tech", part 3

  In the first and second parts of this series, I've suggested several books about how the biggest and the most successful tech businesses work. Here I'd like to drive your attention to maybe less known companies and their stories. 

How do they do it? Books about "big tech", part 2

  In the first part of this series , I've suggested several books about how the biggest and the most successful tech businesses work. In this piece, you'll find books that do not immediately come to mind when someone says "big tech". Often you can learn much more from those. 

How do they do it? Books about "big tech", part 1

  We're obsessed with celebrities. And the modern "big tech" businesses are definitely celebrities. Apple's product reveals used to draw huge crowds. Google became a verb. So as Netflix...and chill. South Park dedicated half a season to Amazon. And only the lazy one didn't kick Facebook for one thing or another. Love them or hate them, we all use their products. 

How NOT empowered teams work

  In " Empowered " Marty Cagan described how the best teams work. This way of working is challenging, but a reachable ideal we should all strive for. However, while on the way, we often find ourselves in less than ideal conditions. And sometimes, when we really unlucky, our ways of working might be in total opposite to the empowered ways.

Talking vs writing cultures

  There are multiple ways to describe a culture. Today let's think about taking vs writing cultures, or we also could call it meetings vs memos culture. 

Product management is 90 years old and still unestablished?

Recently I was reminded how old product management is . Well, kinda. We don't have an exact date the discipline was born. Maybe it happened alongside the first industrialisation attempts, maybe later, but no later than marketing established itself and early brand managers wear their hats. One is certain - product management is not new. How then we still call it unestablished?

Average, good, great product manager

  Some time ago I was asked to describe an average, good or great product manager. What is the difference between them? The answer might be slightly more tricky than it appears.