The United Kingdom

Luke Galliwade

Head of Product Management

Monstarlab

April 05, 2021

What is an MVP? A Global Perspective

On 9th February 2021 a hive-brain of designers, developers, product managers, and consultants from across our global offices gathered (virtually) to answer a question that had been the source of much debate: "What is ...

Product

March 19, 2021

Why Agile Teams Should Play Chess

Imagine a game of chess. 16 pieces, 64 squares and two opponents. It’s a very simple and controlled environment. However, after three moves each by black and white there are over nine million possible next moves. Th...

Agile Delivery Product Software Development

Cognitive Bias, man sitting at desk, thinking

January 25, 2021

Overcoming Cognitive Bias: How To Think Like a Product Manager

As generalists, product managers have responsibilities across multiple disciplines with more breadth than depth in the core vertical disciplines of UX, tech and business. This breadth comes with many challenges. One of t...

Customer Experience Product

January 14, 2021

How to Reduce Product Debt by Solving the ‘Fail-Fast Problem’

Too much pressure on delivery to ‘fail fast’ with unvalidated ideas will inevitably create a huge amount of product debt. Successful product managers ensure that their products are full to the brim with valuable funct...

Product

Product Team

January 25, 2021

How to Level-Up Your Product Management Team: The Three ‘Ps’

Every product management team is busy. However, some are far more effective than others. In order to live up to their purpose, effective product management teams need to do two fundamental things, extremely well: ...

Product

January 14, 2021

How Great Product Managers Make Better Decisions: A Habitual Approach

As the new year arrives, we all start to reflect on the year past, both personally and professionally. New-year-resolutions are made to help us improve ourselves and make better decisions this year. It’s no secret tha...

Product

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January 08, 2021

Management Throughout the Product Life Cycle

There are two fundamental tasks that every product manager is responsible for, whichever the stage of product life cycle it is: Define a clear product strategy Create and manage a healthy roadmap If you do t...

Product

January 08, 2021

How to Build a Healthy Product Roadmap: Foundational Principles

The discipline of Product Management is built around two core tenets: Define a clear, value-based product strategy Create and manage a healthy product roadmap This article is focused on the second. The road...

Product

January 06, 2021

How To Be a Great Product Manager: Enterprise vs. Startup

The role of the product manager is defined in various ways across industries. But there are common threads which run through every great product manager. It doesn’t matter if you are working at an enterprise or a startup...

Product

The Value-Based Approach stategy

January 06, 2021

The Value-Based Approach: How to Define a Product Strategy

In my article on why Product Management is so misunderstood, I described how the discipline is structured around two core tenets: define a clear, value-based product strategy and create and manage a healthy roadmap.  In ...

Product