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.
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.watch session
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.read article
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.download pdf
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.read article
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.read article
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.watch session