Art and craft

Whether you are an artist, a designer, an engineer, a scientist or any sort of developer you work in a field that creates new things. The act of creation requires imagination and skill. It [...]

Team balance

Peter Drucker once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” When we consider the complexities of building new products, designing software or bringing any [...]

Surviving

“Look, don’t see, listen, don’t hear. The more you engage, the longer you survive.” – Jack Reacher So, creating new, amazing products and experiences isn’t the same as being an action adventure, [...]

Hippos

One of the hardest parts of product management is saying no and it’s related quite closely to stakeholder management and prioritisation. In our Prioritisation Book, we introduce 9 different [...]

Sharing ideas

In Emergn’s VFQ Product Management course, it describes four objectives in bringing your ideas to life: Explore the concept of an idea pipeline and the overarching principles to manage the flow [...]

Product-market fit

In product management circles, there is much talk about Product-Market fit. That is the amount of alignment between your product idea, the product execution and the market acceptance of it. Much [...]

Build quality in

Lean philosophies of work have always promoted a ‘build quality in’ approach to quality. But, what does this mean in practice? It means that you spend time up front on the processes and practices [...]

People buy promises

“People don’t buy features — they buy promises”  – Bernadette Jiwa In her book, Difference, Bernadette explores all the factors that can help you build a differentiated product that matters. She [...]