January, 2017

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Problem You have a product requirement, how should you go about breaking into user stories that effective for teams to work with ?  . Action Utilize the I.N.V.E.S.T Model. Steps below. Independent: We want to be able to develop in any sequence. Negotiable: Avoid too much detail; keep them flexible so the team can adjust how much of the story to implement. Valuable: Users or customers get some value from …

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Problem You have a product / service idea, what stages should you flow through to get your a Minimum Viable Product out on which you can iterate and improve ?  . Action Utilize Double Diamond Model from the The British Design Council. LINK     Steps Start your thinking process from the right end of above diagram and end on the left As you flow, diverge your thinking when the diamond expands. …

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Problem . What are the best ways to prioritize a list of product features?   . Action . A Quora post by Ian McAllistor explains source – LINK   Prioritize themes, not projects – Create a list of themes for your product or business. Examples might be customer acquisition, activation, retention, avg revenue per user, avg visits per user, etc. Pick ~3 that are the most important for your product …

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Problem . What are common elements of a product discontinuation guidelines ?   . Action . When a product’s sales head into decline, on the possible strategy is to discontinue the product and withdraw it from the market. The product discontinuation process begins with an evaluation that resembles a business case The business case justified the inestment of the product, so the discontinuation case describes the reasons to dis-invest in …

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