Traditionally End of Life has been seen as relevant for hardware companies. Where different production methods or parts are becoming obsolete and new products are replacing the old ones. However, End of Life planning for Software and Services is just as relevant. Specifically if there is a plan to change the business logic, target market and/or pricing.Read More >
At Tolpagorni, we’ve made it our business to develop product strategies, advising companies on how best to navigate the road to success. Over the years we’ve created and driven strategies throughout a number of diverse industries – and in that time, we’ve seen it all. We’ve seen the roadmap with unlimited resources. The suicidal sales-driven strategy. The dream PowerPoint strategy. The passive run-me-over strategy. And many, many more.Read More >
There is a hidden strategy that we often find among the top performing product managers in technology intensive businesses. The strategy enables growth with limited R&D resources. The strategy is being used by the smartest Product Managers in the world.Read More >
Every product manager has to many things to do. All of us are trying to cope with all product management responsibilities. We are tied up in deliveries and we are responding to corporate initiatives. Far too often Product Strategies become Power Point Dreams. Let’s leave the dreams in 2017 and let’s make it happen in 2018.Read More >
In my work with product management I often see poorly designed Value concepts that become useless. This is because we turn the Value-work into a philosophical discussion rather than a business driven.When asking people “What is Value?”, most would probably propose a valid explanation. As a consequence of that, we could have thousands of potentially good definitions of Value. Most definitions would be able to stress different aspects of value, and would approach the word from different angles. Read More >
What is actually the first thing to do as a new product manager? This material is for you, or you can send it to someone who is new in the role as product manager. If you already are an experienced product manager this can help you reflect on your position.
Have you noticed that the development team are incredibly fast in the original project? But
when you reach management level everything takes significantly more time. Despite the fact that there are urgent customer problems and new sales opportunities. How come speed slows down so dramatically?