Roman Pichler is a product management expert specialised in digital products. He has 15 years experience in teaching product managers and product owners, and in helping companies improve their product management function. Roman is the author of the books Strategize and Agile Product Management with Scrum and he writes a popular blog for product professionals. To see how Roman can help you, please have a look at his training courses and onsite workshops, or contact him.
Roman’s product management courses help product managers and product owners acquire the knowledge to do a great job. Roman runs his classes as instructor-led workshops with plenty of hands-on exercises.
Roman’s product management tools help product managers, product owners, UX designers and business analysts create great products. For more information including templates and guidance on using the tools, please click on the the individual tool.
Discover Roman’s popular blog on agile product management. Benefit from his advice on topics such as the product owner role, product vision and product strategy, product roadmaps, personas, product backlog, and user stories.
Mindfulness Tips for Product Managers and Product Owners
As product managers and product owners, we are busy people with a diverse range of responsibilities. This makes it all too easy to hurry from one meeting to the next, to try to accomplish several things at once, and to get lost in the busyness of our work. Unfortunately, this approach is not only unproductive, it also affects our wellbeing. Mindfulness offers a different path: becoming more aware of what we do and how we do it so we can make better decisions and be more creative. This post shares six practical mindfulness tips to help you work better and feel happier.
Is Scrum Right for Your Product?
Scrum offers a powerful way to develop products. In fact, it is often seen as the standard way to create digital products, and I have met more than one company where the product managers were suddenly told to be agile and do Scrum. But like every process, Scrum has its benefits and limitations. Is it the right approach to develop and grow your product? Or would you be better off using an alternative?
The Product Roadmap and the Release Plan
Release planning and product roadmapping are both important practices to achieve product success. But what’s exactly the difference between a release plan and a product roadmap? How do the two tools fit together? This post answers these questions so you can apply the two planning artefacts effectively.