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The Product Mindset

by Jason Scherschligt | insights | December 17, 2020

Product skills and the product mindset help companies satisfy customers, win markets, and build their business.

Hybrid Cloud: “the best of both worlds”

Hybrid Cloud: “the best of both worlds”

Cloud deliveredThe cloud has successfully delivered on its promise to bring highly-scalable, resilient applications with seamless deployment while reducing infrastructure cost. This change has also assisted in more agile development with a better focus on return on...

The Product Mindset: Let Them Eat Cake

The Product Mindset: Let Them Eat Cake

For a clue about what a company or team (or a person or nation) values, just look at what it celebrates. After all, we celebrate things we're proud of or things that are meaningful to us. If you work in business or technology, you're likely familiar with the rituals...

The Product Mindset: Your Secret Weapon is Value

The Product Mindset: Your Secret Weapon is Value

This is the third in our series of posts on The Product Mindset. See the first post in the series here: The Product Mindset. As we've explored throughout this series, a surefire way for companies and teams to improve their value to their customers and align their own...

In Progress and the Curse of Reductionism

In Progress and the Curse of Reductionism

InsightThe power of a two person teamMy colleague and I, unsatisfied with the status quo and intoxicated with the power given to us in our two-person team, began assembling the most authentic Kanban board we could come up with. We started simple, with Backlog and To...

Preparation Tips for a Virtual Interview

Preparation Tips for a Virtual Interview

InsightBe prepared for something newSeeking a new job can be a stressful and time-consuming process. A virtual job search, though, is a new experience even for a seasoned job hunter. Virtual interviews are becoming more common, and while many of the old interview tips...

Spring and Spock: Happy Together

Spring and Spock: Happy Together

InsightEditor's note: You might remember our past post on Spring and Mockito. This is an update to the popular post. Things change for the betterAbout four years ago I wrote a blog post describing how to use Mockito to mock dependencies within a Spring test.  You can...

The Product Mindset

The Product Mindset

Insight Product is enjoying a moment. Twenty years ago, when I first landed a job with the title of "Product manager, interactive media," not many people even knew what the job was. (Confession: I may not have even known what the job was!). Now every smart company is...

What’s New With Microsoft in Autumn 2020

What’s New With Microsoft in Autumn 2020

InsightThere are so many great things happening in the Microsoft space these days, it’s hard to keep track of them all. I for one continue to be amazed at the pace in which Microsoft releases new Azure products. With hundreds of available products surrounding compute,...

Software Development with Agile Hybrid Projects

Software Development with Agile Hybrid Projects

InsightEditor's note: Working with SDG means we have your success in mind. We are agnostic about all of our methods because we want to help craft a solution with you that makes your business successful. Sure, we have our opinions and recommendations on what we've seen...