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Nov 9

Customer-driven product management with Productboard

In this session we explore the Productboard platform. Readers of this blog know that a Pointzi we are extremely passionate about: JTBD (Jobs to be done) and how the best teams link Strategy and OKRs to feature prioritisation. How teams use methods like RICE (to score) or Opportunity Solution Trees (for ideation) How this practically


Nov 2

Developer retention – the cost of app complexity

App complexity grows over time – but developer retention is usually a few short years. Product Managers need to reduce App complexity to the core features and outsource non-core functions to other products. In a recent post, we discussed the return on investment of using platforms like Pointzi for onboarding, announcements and guidance vs hard-coding.


Oct 21

Hardcode or Buy – the return on investment question

What elements are best to hardcode and what should be “bought”? Product teams always have a backlog of features, fixes, customer requests and re-rewrite/re-factor advocates. At the same time, customer churn, engagement, monetization are the primary product goals that map to company OKRs.  We used to hardcode emails, now that would be crazy Retention-driven growth


Oct 9

Standups, OKRs, Rituals & Cadence

In this video, I discover that our team is the only one in the room NOT doing daily standups! Seriously, Richard explains the disciplines they use in a remote WFH world (Melbourne was locked down hard, hard, hard at the time of recording). So we discuss some of the challenges they have in executing on


Sep 24

Trigger guides at the user’s right time

It’s hard to miss Netflix’s latest blockbuster docu-drama “The Social Dilemma” (I’m a big fan of Tristan Harris).  The social network’s AI is characterised as the perfect “feed”ing of content to the user at the “right-time” to get the result the social network wants.  Aside from the moral and social issues, most Apps would dream