Avoiding the Pitfalls of Vanity Metrics

Oct 15th, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 6 min read

In this presentation, our CEO and Co-founder, Janna Bastow, talks about why vanity metrics are a blight on your business. So, how do you avoid these and other pitfalls that will lead your company to doom? Avoiding the Pitfalls of Vanity Metrics from Janna Bastow When we talk about vanity metrics, we mean that pile […]

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Free Your Product Roadmap and Ditch the Timeline

Oct 1st, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 15 min read

I recently tweeted about timeline roadmaps saying they had to go. It’s something I’ve said in the past on conference stages, webinars, podcasts, Twitter, and elsewhere. I even wrote about it in my Mind the Product blog post, Lean Strategies for Maturing Products. So, when people replied to my tweet with questions I figured a […]

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ProdPad Strikes for the Future in a bid to combat Climate Change

Sep 18th, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 3 min read

Janna Bastow explains why ProdPad is proud to be joining the Global Climate Strike on Friday. Young people have such power to inspire change. When I first heard about Greta Thunberg and her Fridays for Future school strikes, I was inspired by her passion to tackle climate change. I was also disheartened by the negative […]

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ProdPad Strikes for the Future in a bid to combat Climate Change

Sep 18th, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 3 min read

Janna Bastow explains why ProdPad is proud to be joining the Global Climate Strike on Friday. Young people have such power to inspire change. When I first heard about Greta Thunberg and her Fridays for Future school strikes, I was inspired by her passion to tackle climate change. I was also disheartened by the negative […]

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Lean Strategies for Maturing Products – INDUSTRY19 Slides

Apr 16th, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 1 min read

Believe it or not, building an MVP and launching a product is actually the easy part. It’s much more difficult to manage a product in its maturity or decline stages. In this talk, ProdPad CEO Janna Bastow tackles the challenges of a product that’s past its initial growth stage.

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3 Reasons why you Should go to ProductCamp

Mar 19th, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 7 min read

ProductCamp is where it all started for me, and I get a particular feeling of joy when it comes around each year. These are the things I love the most about it: The Open Agenda When I tell someone about an upcoming ProductCamp often the first question they ask is “Who’s speaking?”. Most events have a […]

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3 Reasons why you Should go to ProductCamp

Mar 19th, 2019 Product Janna Bastow 7 min read

ProductCamp is where it all started for me, and I get a particular feeling of joy when it comes around each year. These are the things I love the most about it: The Open Agenda When I tell someone about an upcoming ProductCamp often the first question they ask is “Who’s speaking?”. Most events have a […]

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Woohoo – We’ve officially hit over 1,000 customers!

Aug 9th, 2018 Product Janna Bastow 1 min read

That’s right, we have over 1,000 customers all over the world! This is a huge milestone for us and we couldn’t be more excited about what the future holds. Thank you for your continued support and following us on this journey. What’s new at ProdPad We recently launched some great new features like Activities and […]

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How To Nail Your Product Management Process with Jira

May 10th, 2018 Product Janna Bastow 13 min read

Raise your hand if you’ve tried to prioritize your product backlog in Jira. That’s everyone, right? But who has actually succeeded at it? Yep, just about no one. (If you’re the lucky exception, give me a shout!) Jira is a great development tool and it does what it’s supposed to do: it helps you to […]

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Growing up Lean: Lean Strategies for Maturing Products

Mar 20th, 2018 Product Janna Bastow 25 min read

Building an MVP and launching a product is actually the easy part. It’s much more difficult to manage a product in its maturity or decline stages, so I wanted to tackle the challenges of a product that’s past its initial growth stage, and share some tips on: – How to avoid becoming a feature factory, […]

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