Connectedness for Digital Products

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 4 off 4)

In the first post, we established that digital products (i.e. connected devices) are an intricate part of our everyday life and yet pose significant challenges in development. Three key learnings that contribute to an iterative product development for digital products include rethinking prototyping, platforms choices and connectedness. In order make digital product development more iterative, […]

Platforms for Digital Products

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 3 off 4)

In the first post, we established that digital products (i.e. connected devices) are an intricate part of our everyday life and yet pose significant challenges in development. At the end, I outlined three key learnings along the lines of prototyping, platforms and connectedness. In order make digital product development more iterative, I elaborated the first part […]

Prototyping Digital Products

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 2 off 4)

In the previous post, we established that digital products (i.e. connected devices) are an intricate part of our everyday life and yet pose significant challenges in development. At the end, I outlined three key learnings that I re-iterate here. In order to reduce the time to market, to de-risk the investments in early stage of […]

Digital Products | Hardware Product Management

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 1 off 4)

Digital Products a.k.a connected hardware-devices, are an intrinsic part of our everyday lives. Learning tools, productivity and entertainment are a few of the ways we interact with these on an everyday basis. According to IHS Markit, Smart TV Share Jumps to 70 Percent of TV Shipments in 2018 From Less Than 50 Percent in 2015. In September 2017, […]

An Innovation Framework: ‘Who do you innovate for?’

In the previous post, I outlined the classic innovation challenge. I briefly laid out the key aspects product leaders think of when prioritizing between new initiatives. In light of these constraints, how can innovation leaders choose the areas to focus on? Additionally, what aspects should innovators articulate when pitching their ideas? All of this with […]

The Innovation Challenge: Who do you innovate for?

How often have companies created innovations that no one wants to buy? Have you encountered tech teams working on ideas based purely on the tech-marvel rather than a real customer-need? As innovation leaders, how do you innovate effectively? How can technology leaders, reduce the barriers for technology adoption? How can they increase the likelihood of ideas […]

How to decipher product management roles (part II)

How to decipher product management roles (part II)

In my previous post, I started with the product-market attributes that affect the roles and responsibilities of a product manager. I fleetingly mentioned the second factor, organizational variables, that impacts a product manager role. Below are four organizational variables that shape the product role. Organizational Variables 1. Market vs engineering centric An ideal organization is one […]

How to decipher product management roles (part I)

It should not come as a surprise that product management roles vary across different companies. The Product Management Benchmark Report 2017 from the Product Management Festival reveals that there is varied spectrum of key product management responsibilities. It includes product strategy, requirements gathering and marketing & sales, among others. Product roles vary across organizations from […]

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Impact Of Digital Revolution On Strategy At Enterprises

‘Digital’ is the new thing in enterprise organizations, while ‘Agility’ is a phenomenon that comes naturally to the new age start-ups. How can the large enterprise organizations embrace ‘agility’ and be ‘digital’ despite the baggage they have? What tell-tale signs should they look for and what pitfalls to avoid when adopting the digital revolution? Despite […]