Rian van der Merwe

Product manager @postmarkapp • Author (bit.ly/pm-book) • Speaker • Weekly email with product management articles and resources: elezea.com/newsletter

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The value (and pitfalls) of process
March, 20 2019
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More on the need to slow experiences down for users
March, 20 2019
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“Growth hacking” is user-hostile and needs to stop
March, 19 2019
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Don’t have a separate “queue” for bug prioritization
March, 18 2019
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Good products from small companies are starting to break through in the enterprise
March, 17 2019
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How to make “product principles” more useful
March, 14 2019
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The value of adding a certain amount of friction to our products
March, 12 2019
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Learning depends on our grasp of what we’re doing well, not what we’re doing poorly
March, 11 2019
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The ideal balance between product building and marketing, and other advice from a product founder
March, 11 2019
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Why copying competitor features doesn’t work, and what to do instead
March, 9 2019
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When it’s appropriate to rewrite your software
February, 28 2019
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Accountability, tripwires, and other product management lessons learned on a failed project
February, 26 2019
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What I look for in product management software
February, 26 2019
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Software should be designed for teachability rather than learnability
February, 20 2019
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Podcast: why customer education should be a priority for all companies
February, 18 2019
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Companies have to get better at explaining the data behind personal recommendations
February, 16 2019
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When it comes to adding new features, slow and steady is usually best
February, 15 2019
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How to help teams focus, align, and start delivering at their potential
February, 14 2019
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Using Opportunity Solution Trees to focus on the product priorities that matter
February, 14 2019
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From product managers to product coaches
February, 12 2019
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What it means to “think like a PM”
February, 12 2019
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The problem with Impact/Effort prioritization
February, 11 2019
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The human-centered dilemma
February, 7 2019
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Users as friends, and other product principles from WeChat’s creator
February, 6 2019
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From output-based to outcome-based product planning
February, 6 2019
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Product management doesn’t require in-person collaboration to be effective
February, 5 2019
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The Rise of Product Ops
February, 4 2019
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Good Strategy/Bad Strategy
February, 4 2019
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On making the web with a text editor and a few hours
February, 1 2019
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The healthy engineering culture at Postlight
January, 31 2019
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The product manager’s battle between ego and customers
January, 30 2019
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The power of “why now?” as a prioritization technique
January, 28 2019
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Embracing the deadline: How engineers benefit from delivery dates
January, 21 2019
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Finding the right balance with product onboarding
January, 15 2019
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The business case for support-driven growth
January, 14 2019
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What Spotify wants: that you should forget that you’re listening
January, 10 2019
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Product teams exist to serve customers
January, 3 2019
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The social values of artificial intelligence
January, 2 2019
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The problem with Instagram alternatives
January, 1 2019
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A 2019 manifesto: analog over digital
December, 31 2018
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Filling our empty moments with sound and noise
December, 31 2018
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The future of books is how they’re created, not what they are
December, 26 2018
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How team structures are like bands
December, 18 2018
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Who designers work for
December, 6 2018
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How would you rank your own skillset?
November, 7 2018
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When it comes to roadmaps, focus on outcomes, not features
November, 6 2018
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A fluid approach to shipping products
November, 6 2018
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A thought on product thinking
November, 5 2018
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The user experience of treadmills
September, 25 2018
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The rise of “real-time mood-based marketing”
September, 24 2018
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Rian van der Merwe is a writer who has produced content for elezea.com, elezea.com, and smashingmagazine.com
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Product Manager, Product Management, Product Managers, Social Media, Remote Work, Product Thinking, Product Principles, Science Fiction, Ambient Humanity, Blog Post
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