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Product strategy as your competitive advantage

Product development without strategy is like playing poker; you might know the game and have great player awareness, but you're still leaving success to chance. 

“Strategy is a process, not an event. Organisations make their strategy 24/7”Clayton…

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Strategy in San Francisco

What follows is a high level account of a recent trip to attend a masterclass for the highly popular business tool, the Business Model Canvas. This method, combined with lean startup is taught in some the world’s most respected business schools.

UX & Design Joe Dollar-Smirnov

Staying Lean in Complex Organisations

There’s been loads of writing about how operating models vary from business to business. Since Agile was a thing (from 2001) it has grown to become a buzzword that many organisations see as a silver bullet. This is not a new phenomenon. We often see…