15 Product Management templates to boost your productivity
Stepping up your product game with strategic, discovery, and delivery methods and templates
Product management is complex, and almost everyone gets it differently. The challenge is finding the right strategy, discovery, and delivery methods for your scenario.
You will probably have a hundred different ways of setting your strategy and discovering what creates value and delivering it.
You won’t find a one size fits all solution, but I may be able to help you with my favorite techniques and methods.
𝗟𝗲𝘁 𝗺𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗿𝗼𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱.
I’ve just put together my strategy, discovery, and delivery approaches. I made it simple so that you can use it immediately.
𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁 𝗩𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻: Inspire people to pursue an audacious but achievable mission
𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝘃𝗮𝘀: Bring clarity to the critical aspects of your business model
𝗩𝗮𝗹𝘂𝗲 𝗖𝘂𝗿𝘃𝗲: Define how you differentiate from your competition
𝗥𝗼𝗮𝗱𝗺𝗮𝗽: Focus on continuously delivering outcomes
𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗢𝘂𝘁𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲: Define desired results, what to sacrifice, and what not to
𝗢𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗲: Connecting the dots and prioritizing what to focus on
Identify Assumptions: Figuring out what you need to test before investing too much
𝗔𝘀𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝗿𝗶𝘅: Categorize assumptions and test the most critical ones
𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗧𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲: Define the right aspects to succeed with experiments
𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘀: Document your results and share the learning
𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗼𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Filter out distractions and commit to valuable opportunities
𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗼𝗴 𝗥𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁: Building a shared understanding of problems worth solving
𝗣𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴: Setting a goal and figuring out how to reach it
𝗥𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄: Presenting results and engaging with stakeholders
𝗥𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗼𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲: Identifying Opportunites to become a better team
All the above techniques and methods help my teams create value faster. It took me a while to figure out this way of working, and I genuinely believe this can help you create value sooner too.
If you want to go a step further, I’ve created premium material for product leaders and product managers. This material helps you understand vital principles to accelerate value creation and how to evaluate the health aspects of product management, discovery, and delivery in your scenario.
In combination with that, I share all the above templates in open formats (PPTX, XLSX) so that you adapt them to your needs.
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