Ideas that can transform your business

Best practices are evolving rapidly. It can be hard to keep up. That's why we're actively creating and curating quality content that reflects the latest ideas about product design, development, and management. Take a look around and check back regularly.

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Assembling a Product Roadmap with Suzanne Abate

Join product coach Suzanne Abate as she outlines the process of product roadmapping, identifies common approaches for prioritization, introduces the OKR framework and how it applies to goal setting and team alignment, and discusses best practices tools for documenting and sharing roadmaps.

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How to Bootstrap a Successful Product Business

There are lots of great benefits to the "bootstrapping" approach, but it’s not for the faint of heart.

In this article we share some great reasons to consider bootstrapping your product business and a few words of caution to consider before you go all in.

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The Fullscreen Case Study

Fullscreen was rising fast and needed a revamp on the creator platform to meet the demands of it's users.

In this Case Study, we show how assisted Fullscreen in engineering and team building to deliver massive growth.

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Avoid Alienating New Hires

At The Development Factory, we help a lot of companies build world-class teams. Good hires sometimes go wrong. Sometimes an unfit person gets through the interview process, but more likely the organization fails to foster the hire from day one.

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How to Plan a Product Release

Release planning is an opportunity to bring detail to the whole product and its various inherent workflows upfront, and in collaboration with key team members.

In this article we discuss why release planning matters, who should participate, and how to lead an effective release planning session.

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Self-Funding a SaaS Business with Jim Semick, ProductPlan

Join Jim Semick, co-founder of popular roadmapping software ProductPlan, as he shares the journey of prescriptive customer development and self-funding sacrifice that led his company to sustainable success.

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