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The Feature Factory

The Feature Factory

The term Feature Factory is when a software developer is just sitting in the factory, churning out features, and sending them down the factory line.

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  • There is a mismatch between prioritising what gets worked on and deciding if it was the right thing to work on.
  • No tweaking. Once the work is done, the team instantly moves to the next "project", leaving no time to iterate.
  • The prevai...

  • Teams do not measure the impact of their work. Or measurement is done in isolation by the product management team.
  • Rapid shuffling of teams and projects. Teams deal in feature and project assignments.
  • Success theatre around

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A lot has been said about avoiding the feature factory approach to product management. No one wants to work on a product as though they’re “sitting in a factory, cranking out features, and sending them down the line,” without knowing if they’re actually having any impact. It’s the definition of a...

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Whether you’re new to objectives and key results (OKRs) or just brushing up, this stash aims to help you feel more confident about driving your product team toward clear, measurable outcomes in 2021

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The job description of a product manager is often either vague or over specific, making it ineffective in helping people become great product managers.

Done right, a product leader acts as a force multiplier that can help a cross-functional team do their best work.

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... that's capable of executing in a remote setup:

  • Hire doers: they will get stuff done even if they are working from a secluded island.
  • Hire people you can trust. And trust the people you hire;
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