Product Operations


B2B Product Discovery: 3 Ways to Avoid the Game of Telephone

Rajesh Nerlikar

B2B product discovery can sometimes be like the game of telephone. Ever play that as a kid? For those who haven’t, here’s how it works:

How Product Operations Can Influence Your Company Culture

Rajesh Nerlikar

What makes for a great culture? After advising / coaching nearly 40 product teams and reflecting on my own time as a product manager /...

How to Ditch User Stories and Backlogs to Create Better Alignment

Nishal Narechania

Since late 2020, I have served as the VP of Product at Territory. We connect thousands of customers to great-tasting healthy meals that fit...

4 Ways The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Helps Product Teams

Rajesh Nerlikar

Photo Source: EOS A few of my clients, both current and former, are using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) as their way of...

Advisor Case Study: The Impact of Product Operations

Ben Foster

The following is adapted from Build What Matters. When I arrived at Opower, the need for a Product Operations position was immediately...

Octopus Case Study: Rapid Experimentation

Rajesh Nerlikar

The following is adapted from Build What Matters. Octopus Interactive is a rideshare media company based in Washington, DC. Co-Founder and...

3 Tips for Managing a B2B2C Product

Rajesh Nerlikar

At HelloWallet, we sold web and mobile apps that helped employees improve their financial wellness.  The product was offered as a benefit...

Advisor Case Study: Assuming What Users Want

Rajesh Nerlikar

The following is adapted from Build What Matters. Spring 2014 was an exciting time for me. Not only was our first son due, but I also saw...

3 Tips for Product - Design Collaboration in a Remote Work Environment

Sara Zalowitz

The collaboration between Product and Design is critical to the success of the end product. (read up on best practices at The 10...

3 tips for product managers to collaborte with sales

3 Tips That Will Make You The Sales Team's Favorite Product Manager

Rajesh Nerlikar

Collaboration is a critical skill for product managers, and in this post, I interviewed Juan Thurman, a fellow Austinite who has held...

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