Prototyping — the benefits, techniques and when to use

Why do product teams need to master rapid prototyping? Leveraging a process in which a minimum viable product (MVP) is used to test a product idea is more complicated for enterprise Product Managers than it is for startup founders. But similar concepts involving iterative experiments...

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Brainstorming — setting limits or just letting it flow

Rules, rules, rules. It seems counterintuitive that so many rules are required to encourage a free flow of ideas. But as you’ll see from the examples below they are crucial to enable constructive brainstorming sessions. There are common themes to these rules, such as setting...

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Prioritizing — find the right model or cook up your own

RICE: Simple prioritization for product managers. As we'll explore later, there are many tools you can use to prioritize feature requests. Rather than just grab one off the shelf, Sean McBride and the Intercom team came up with a hybrid system called RICE. That's an...

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