Product Operations

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Saikat Paul
Saikat Paul
Asana Head of Product OperationsDecember 20

This is very similar to the question, "How do you manage changes in product strategy or direction and ensure that operational processes remain adaptable?"

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Saikat Paul
Saikat Paul
Asana Head of Product OperationsDecember 20
Change is inevitable. In product operations, designing adaptable processes to navigate it is key. How? This three-pronged approach minimizes the pain of pivoting and keeps us agile: * Explicit Decision Points: Each process stage should culminate in a clear decision point. Think research in......Read More
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Saikat Paul
Saikat Paul
Asana Head of Product OperationsDecember 20
An environment for effective collaboration requires continuous support and nurturing, all built on a foundation of trust and transparency 🌱 Trust and transparency * Shared Goals and KPIs: Align everyone on company-wide goals and show how each department can contribute to the bigger pictur......Read More
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Saikat Paul
Saikat Paul
Asana Head of Product OperationsDecember 20
I leverage a variety of methodologies and frameworks to streamline operations, depending on the specific challenge and context. Here are some of my go-to tools: Lean Methodologies: * Identify and eliminate waste: Monitor cycle times to find waste and bottlenecks in your processes. Did an ......Read More
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Saikat Paul
Saikat Paul
Asana Head of Product OperationsDecember 20
This is an easy one for me 🙂 I’m very lucky to be at a company where we can actually dogfood our product 24/7. As an operations lead, Asana is my tool of choice (de facto or not). I love the flexibility of the data model, the power of automations, and the ease of use. At Asana, dogfooding is a ......Read More
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Saikat Paul
Saikat Paul
Asana Head of Product OperationsDecember 20
The most important thing I’ve learned about feedback is that it is not given unless requested and is predicated on a safe environment. Hearing 'everything is great' feels good, but it often masks areas for improvement. We've learned that the most valuable feedback reveals both strengths and wea......Read More
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