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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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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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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How to Sell Your Boss on Roadmaps Without Timelines

May 22nd, 2017 Product Janna Bastow 10 min read

Can’t get your boss to part ways with a time-based feature roadmap? Then sell them on the risk. I wonder what it is about feature roadmaps that is comforting to the C-suite. Is it the false sense of security that you’re setting yourself up to deliver a list of features based on untested assumptions and […]

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How to Sell Your Boss on Roadmaps Without Timelines

May 22nd, 2017 Product Janna Bastow 10 min read

I wonder what it is about feature roadmaps that is comforting to the C-suite. Is it the false sense of security that you’re setting yourself up to deliver a list of features based on untested assumptions and educated guesses? Is it the delusion that locking your organisation into a plan a year in advance equals […]

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Video: Making Editorial Decisions in Real Time

Aug 11th, 2015 Product Janna Bastow 1 min read

Back in September, Product Tank covered the theme of analytics – in particular focusing on Lean Analytics and using data to build better products faster. In this awesome video, Graham Tackley, Director of Architecture at Guardian News and Media talks about Ophan – a set of analytics tools used by the Guardian to help make editorial decisions […]

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Video: Making Editorial Decisions in Real Time

Aug 11th, 2015 Product Janna Bastow 1 min read

Back in September, Product Tank covered the theme of analytics – in particular focusing on Lean Analytics and using data to build better products faster. In this awesome video, Graham Tackley, Director of Architecture at Guardian News and Media talks about Ophan – a set of analytics tools used by the Guardian to help make editorial decisions […]

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Video: Making Editorial Decisions in Real Time

Aug 11th, 2015 Product Janna Bastow 1 min read

Back in September, Product Tank covered the theme of analytics – in particular focusing on Lean Analytics and using data to build better products faster. In this awesome video, Graham Tackley, Director of Architecture at Guardian News and Media talks about Ophan – a set of analytics tools used by the Guardian to help make editorial decisions […]

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Video: Making Editorial Decisions in Real Time

Aug 11th, 2015 Product Janna Bastow 1 min read

Back in September, Product Tank covered the theme of analytics – in particular focusing on Lean Analytics and using data to build better products faster. In this awesome video, Graham Tackley, Director of Architecture at Guardian News and Media talks about Ophan – a set of analytics tools used by the Guardian to help make editorial decisions […]

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