Last week we looked at Melissa Perri's Lean Product Management manifesto. This week we look at her ideas for reinventing the Roadmap. If what we actually do is solve customer problems, shouldn't the Roadmap reflect that? she asks..
No doubt, it's been a stellar week for Apple who posted eye-watering profits once again. Steve Jobs believed that we should all strive to make our best Products obsolete before someone else does. The success of the iPhone, which was built at the expense of the iPod, proves that his strategy has paid off in spades.
Also interesting from a Product perspective is Apple's 'problem child' - aka the iPad. Are flatlining sales the consequence of building a Product that's so damned good there's simply no incentive to replace it?
Yann Girard walks the fine line between visionary and asshole depending on which day you catch him. Given the intensity of his blogging so far in 2015, this could change several times in one week.
In this post he reminds us that not all users are equal and that you often need to piss off the disinterested majority to get to the loyal few.
You've read the book, you bought the cards, now try the.. boardgame. Can you really teach Lean Startup this way? Simon Fure Jorgensen certainly thinks so and he's already got a bunch of people playing to prove it..