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Oct 31 2018

Goal Setting For Product Managers

Setting goals In order to accomplish anything important, you need to set multiple goals. Your goals need to be both in the big and in the small. The small goals that you set every day will help you hit the larger

Nick Kishfy

Project ManagementProduct Management

Sep 26 2017

How to Successfully Kick Off Your Product Discovery Process

At MojoTech, we’ve had many internal discussions about the line between project and product management in a client-services product management model. But there is a product practice area that we use for almost all of our clients: Discovery facilitation —

Shaughnessy Conley Speirs

Product ManagementProject ManagementCommunicationProduct

Aug 29 2017

Product Management Biases (And How to Avoid Them)

As a product manager, our job is to shepherd the client’s vision to help make it a reality, and along the way make suggestions and improvements based on our research and our own experiences. It is the latter part that

Lauren Mullaney-Reid

Product ManagementProject ManagementProduct

Feb 09 2017

Why Products Built by Large Teams Fail So Often

There’s an old anecdote about a chicken and a pig. It goes like this: A pig and a chicken are walking down the road. The chicken says: "Hey Pig, I was thinking we should open a restaurant!" Pig replies: "Hmmm, maybe. What would we

Nick Kishfy

Product ManagementProject ManagementBusinessProduct

Feb 25 2016

A day in the life of a MojoTech Project Lead

MojoTech, like most companies, has the concept of a Project Lead. Initially, I wasn't sure what to expect when I took on my role as Project Lead, so I'm writing this post to shed a little light on the responsibilities

Daniel Wilson

Project ManagementTeam ManagementEngineering

Jun 19 2015

Project management vs. product management: you need them both.

Most software development projects fail. It’s an unpleasant truth, but a truth nonetheless. There are ways you can hedge against failure and set yourself up for success. For example, you can invest time in validating your idea before you get started, you

Nick Kishfy

Product ManagementProject ManagementProduct

Jun 04 2015

How do you define the ultimate success of your project?

These days, more and more people are taking an iterative approach to development. And that’s a very good thing. We have an idea, we validate it with an MVP, and we keep building from there. But as a byproduct of the

Nick Kishfy

Project ManagementProductBusiness