Product Management

The product management landscape is rapidly changing. Innovation and agility are key drivers of success — but so is a deep understanding of customer needs. Read our insights to create and implement buyer-centric product development, management, and innovation practices.

Insights

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Product Management Spending Recommendations, 2023

Lisa Singer September 9, 2022
Learn where to expand investment, where to hold back, and where to get creative with your product management strategy in 2023.
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To Drive Trust, Minimum Viable Product Needs Minimum Viable Security

Sandy Carielli August 30, 2022
What does minimum viable product planning have to do with security and customer trust? Find out in this preview of our upcoming Security & Risk North America event.

Planning Guides 2023

Get planning and budgeting guidance for tech, CX, marketing, and other functions to help you make the right decisions in the year ahead.

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The Keys To 2023 Planning? Discipline And Precision

Sharyn Leaver August 23, 2022
Volatility will complicate planning for the coming year, but an intentional approach to investments and cuts will help businesses succeed.
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Getting Marketing Leaders Back Together At Forrester’s B2B Summit EMEA 2022

David Parry August 2, 2022
From leadership strategies to planning best practices to elevating marketing's role, here's a look at what to expect at Forrester's B2B Summit EMEA this fall.
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B2B Buyers And Digital Selling (Part 1): Self-Service, PLG, And Consumption Pricing

Rick Bradberry June 24, 2022
Digital selling insights from buyers and B2B sales executives, covering self-service purchasing, product-led growth (PLG), e-commerce, and consumption-based pricing. Will they converge or remain distinct practices shaping the buying experience?
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Five Digital CX And Design Trends Worth Watching In 2022

AJ Joplin May 10, 2022
Forrester’s CX analysts have released “Digital CX And Design Trends, 2022” — here’s a preview.
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Being A Great Product Leader: The Keys To Supporting And Nurturing Your Product Team

Lisa Singer April 28, 2022
Learn three best practices for putting the product management ecosystem into action in this B2B Summit North America session preview.

2023 Planning Isn’t Business As Usual

Explore Forrester's 2023 planning guide for data-driven insights on where to invest, where to pull back, and where to stay the course.

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Digital Product Management Drives Growth And Customer-Centricity Of Digital Offerings

Sam Somashekar April 26, 2022
Digital offerings are accelerating, and companies expect them to drive organizational growth and customer centricity. The role of digital product management and its responsibilities ensure continued long-term success of digital offerings.
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Four Tips On Finding — And Spearheading — New Strategies For Growth

Beth Caplow April 22, 2022
A few mind shifts can help portfolio marketers identify and capitalize on growth sources that they may have overlooked.
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The Importance Of Aligning Product Portfolio Strategy With Business Strategy

Sam Somashekar April 20, 2022
Product strategy, along with marketing and sales strategy, must be a part of the overall business strategy. That alignment is critical to ensuring product-led growth; without it, aspirations on market share or how the organization will win can be short-sighted and product teams may wonder what their role is in reaching business goals.
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Four Indicators: Is Your Customer Experience An Afterthought?

AJ Joplin April 7, 2022
It’s 2022, but there are still an alarming number of companies that focus on everything but customer experience. Let’s look at the systemic issues behind this lack of focus.
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Are You An Effective Change Catalyst?

Meta Karagianni April 5, 2022
Rising to the challenge of ever-faster change requires more of us to put forth bold ideas. Fortunately, anyone can be a change catalyst.

Adapt To B2B Buyers’ Changing Behaviours

Gain insights and learn to respond quickly in order to remain competitive and drive growth.

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Your IT-Led API Strategy Is Doomed To Fail: Use API Product Management

David Mooter October 5, 2021
As I round out my first year as a Forrester analyst, a trend I’ve noticed in my inquiries is frustration with making API programs successful. Common complaints: API documentation is poor. Adoption remains low because APIs aren’t reusable. There are too many APIs because IT keeps creating new duplicative and similar APIs. Of all the […]
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Product Management Leaders Should Make 2022 The Year Of Customer Value

Lisa Singer October 5, 2021
There will be KPIs to achieve and roadmap goals to hit, but customer-centric approaches will be critical to product management leaders' success.
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What’s In A Name? “Product” Versus “Service”

Charles Betz September 20, 2021
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” — William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2 One conversation I’ve found myself in over the past 20 years is the debate over IT portfolio terminology: Application Service Product Platform Why is this important? Because organizations use […]
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When Worlds Collide: IT & Product Management

Charles Betz August 27, 2021
Learn how the convergence of traditional IT practices with the discipline of product management can benefit your IT organization.
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Learn How Modern PLM Lays The Foundation For Smart Manufacturing And Supply Chain Resilience

George Lawrie June 3, 2021
Manufacturers used to compete on economies of scale. Design engineers were the only users of product lifecycle management (PLM) systems. Their task was to design the lowest unit-cost piece parts for mass production. But now manufacturers must compete on customization and on time-to-market. It’s why industrial giants have bet their future on software. Drivers and […]

Alignment is Key to a Great Annual Marketing Plan

The concept behind an annual marketing plan may be simple but building a plan that your organisation can get behind is not so easy. Join this free webinar to learn more.

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Too Cool For School? Try These Four Tips For Effective Product Manager Upskilling

Lisa Singer April 6, 2021
Many of the product management leaders we speak to say improving their team’s competencies is a key priority. Learn the training approaches that can yield the best results.
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A Look Inside Enterprise Holdings’ Product Development Strategy

What It Means March 25, 2021
Struggling to manage product development in an era of constant change? Learn how Enterprise Holdings’ robust product development org adds clarity and discipline to the firm’s digital journey.
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Four Secrets Of Successful Upskilling (That You’re Probably Not Doing)

Jeff Lash November 20, 2020
Quick fixes aren't enough to build employee competencies. Real, lasting skill development is an ongoing process.
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