At some point in the lifecycle of our product the challenge of scaling arrises, and with it a whole boatload of complexity. In this blog we’ll explore why that is happening and what you can do about it.

What is scaling anyway?

Three analogies for scaling

It seems such an obvious question, isn’t a…

For the last six years I asked this very question every every consulting assignment. Regardless if the customer was looking for more agility, better strategy, conflict resolution or just for a cup of coffee. The answers are typically a facsimile of the organisations problems.

Heavily inspired by Tom Fishburne but now with actual answers

So what is a Product?

Why…

A stepping stone in the river of complexity

One of the more challenging aspects of Product Management is to create a tangible relationship between the work we do today and the business strategy. Product Goals are an often overlooked mechanism that can help you in this area.

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll…

“Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya, you’ve killed my father, prepare to die”

In the classic movie “The Princess Bride”, the lead character gives a perfect description of his role. He opens with a polite greeting, shares relevant personal details and manages expectation. When it comes to Product Owner Role descriptions they are rarely that clear.

Right off the bat, I am no…

The Product Samurai

Agile Product Management inspired by eastern martial arts

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