Closing the Delivery gap

Closing the Delivery gap

We have become increasingly good at building products. Agile, DevOps, Lean Startup methodologies have reduced the time to market and the complexity of deploying a new set of features, while improving the quality and shortening the feedback loop with customers. Armed with these methodologies, product managers can ideate, design and build products in shorter times, deploy them in the marketplace,

Using Buy-A-Feature to rank customer value on a set of features

Using Buy-A-Feature to rank customer value on a set of features

Buy-A-Feature is a great tool to source interest from your end-users about a set of features, and understand how they make trade-offs between them. It’s effective at providing a high-level prioritization based on your customers’ preferences, perceived value, and expectations. There are many versions of this tool, and many ways it can be used. This method can be used to

An MVP is not a Beta release

An MVP is not a Beta release

Organizations often misunderstand an MVP as the bare minimum set of functionality to produce an intended result. They associate an MVP to a “Beta release” and focus their effort on stripping down their product to minimize the development time and test the release as quickly as possible with their users. While this is not a wrong approach per-se, in my