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July 2013 Event

June Event Review: “When Your Culture is Their Product” with Richard Lyons, PhD, Dean UC Berkeley Haas Business School by Helene Eichler Dr. Lyons opened SVPMA’s July meeting with “Leaders set culture” a provocative quote from the former CEO of Levis. But how and why do leaders set organizational culture is the question?  He next…
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Why is Product Management So Undervalued until a Moment of Crisis?

By Greg Geracie, President of Actuation Consulting Over the last 20 years I have noticed the same cycle play out time and time again. Organizations of all sizes continue to undervalue the product management function until they face a moment of crisis. Typically this takes the form of a change of control, difficulty scaling, and…
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Lean Resources and Grand Ambitions: The Danger of Wearing Multiple Hats (on Product Development Teams)

By Greg Geracie In the recent Study of Product Team Performance©, 2012 we asked survey respondents what role they played in their organization. We then asked if they were playing multiple roles on the product team. The actual question was “If you play multiple roles, which best describes your secondary role?”

Making the Case: Why Product Management Is Critical to Company Success

by Greg Geracie Ask virtually any person inside your organization what the value of product management is and you’re likely to get a series of different answers or even quizzical looks. This is ironic, because product management is critical to company success. Although no one inside theorganization wants to eliminate product management, few people can…
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Meeting Archives 2011

Meeting Archives 2011 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberThe Tyranny of…
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The Perfect Partnership

By Greg Geracie Companies often struggle to maintain a good balance between their market activities and their product development efforts. The fact is – most new products are not ready for prime time. This circumstance leads to products that deliver less value than anticipated or fail altogether. This inability of organizations to effectively bring products…
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Make the Shift to Proactive Product Management

By Greg Geracie One of the chief indicators of a truly successful product management organization, other than market success, is its ability to move from being reactive to proactive. This is accomplished by putting the appropriate level of process in place and ensuring that everyone understands their roles and what to expect. Oddly enough, many…
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Meeting Archives 2010

Meeting Archives 2010 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberSkills You Need…
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Meeting Archives 2009

Meeting Archives 2009 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberSelling SaaS in…
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10 Best Practices for Successful Product Management

September 200910 Best Practices for Successful Product Management Yossi Zohar, Senior Director, CRM Business Line, Amdocs Product Business Group#Tools#Career#Org#Programs#Initiatives