Product Innovation

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Rupali Jain
Rupali Jain
Optimizely Chief Product OfficerDecember 6
The answer really depends on the size and scope of the idea. Making a case for a big idea is a mix of storytelling and hard facts. Here's my approach 1. Start with the Story: Describe the problem your breakthrough idea tackles. Paint a vivid picture of why it's a big deal—make it relatabl...Read More
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Orit Golowinski
Orit Golowinski
Jit.io VP of Product ManagementAugust 1
When striving to innovate on existing products, product managers face a variety of challenges that can impact the success of their endeavors. While innovation is essential for maintaining a competitive edge and meeting evolving customer needs, certain common mistakes can hinder progress and limit...Read More
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Rupali Jain
Rupali Jain
Optimizely Chief Product OfficerDecember 6
Balancing big bets and incremental improvements on a product roadmap is essential for long-term success. I believe in a strategic blend that aligns with the company vision, market demands and lifecycle of the product By definition "Big Bets" are are game-changers, high-impact initiatives that ...Read More
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Orit Golowinski
Orit Golowinski
Jit.io VP of Product ManagementAugust 1
To source breakthrough product ideas, organizations leverage a variety of strategies that tap into different aspects of their ecosystem: 1. Customer Feedback and Surveys: Gathering insights from existing customers through feedback and surveys uncovers valuable information about pain poi...Read More
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Orit Golowinski
Orit Golowinski
Jit.io VP of Product ManagementAugust 1
At GitLab, we adopted a systematic framework called the 'Opportunity Canvas' to generate and evaluate new product ideas. For the Opportunity Canvas, we engaged in customer interviews to validate the problem. Through these interviews, we sought to understand customer pain points, identify target p...Read More
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Orit Golowinski
Orit Golowinski
Jit.io VP of Product ManagementAugust 1
I proactively stay up to date by immersing myself in a wide range of online resources. This includes diligently reading technical blogs, competitive marketing analysis, and staying informed through personalized RSS feeds and email subscriptions. I also engage with industry professionals and thoug...Read More
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Orit Golowinski
Orit Golowinski
Jit.io VP of Product ManagementAugust 1
In managing the risks and challenges associated with introducing new product innovations, I adopt a proactive approach. I assess risks in advance and develop mitigation plans to address potential obstacles. However, I also believe in taking calculated chances and embracing a fail-fast mentality. ...Read More
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Jacqueline Porter
Jacqueline Porter
GitLab Director of Product ManagementMay 17
Both product lifecycles require a strong long-term vision in order to effectively motivate the team and attract users. Without a strong vision, the 0 to 1 product would not be able to focus on goals/exit criteria for launch while the mature product would get stuck in a routine problem-solving app...Read More
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Vasudha Mithal
Vasudha Mithal
Care Solace Chief Product OfficerAugust 22
My top-3 favorites purely from a product perspective: * Google Photos, for very delightful and practical uses of AI * Huckleberry, for attempting to solve the problems of new parents in a tech-first way * Tesla, for the beautiful combo of hardware and software to create an overall rich ...Read More
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