Product Strategy

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Vasanth Arunachalam
Vasanth Arunachalam
Meta Director, Technical Program ManagementAugust 10
I’m assuming the question is about setting a ‘team’ vision/mission and one doesn’t exist yet. The mission statement is the “What” and the vision statement is an ambitious future state of what the world might look like when you accomplish your mission. A crisp vision/mission statement serves as a......Read More
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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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Wade G. Morgan
Wade G. Morgan
Airtable Product Strategy & OperationsFebruary 16
Love this question as well, and I'll approach it from a couple different perspectives. First, I'd acknowledge that some markets are so big or fast growing that multiple amazingly successful winners can emerge. As of today, Apple is worth $2.8T and Microsoft is worth $2.25T. While I'm sure both co......Read More
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Sandeep Rajan
Sandeep Rajan
Patreon Product Lead, Member ExperienceFebruary 22
A product that is working well for its users will show strong user retention metrics and very positive qualitative feedback from users. If you're retaining the vast majority of your current userbase with some signs of user-driven growth or upsell activity, your core product is probably on solid g......Read More
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Sandeep Rajan
Sandeep Rajan
Patreon Product Lead, Member ExperienceFebruary 22
The more differentiated & sticky your core value proposition is, the less you'll need to worry about market trends, as you'll have more and more of a market all to yourself. Make this your goal. Few companies find themselves in that position. For the rest, market trends give us a better sense of......Read More
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