Category: Product Management

Your curiosity budget

From the latest Product Lessons newsletter: “Productivity is a double-edged sword. Focusing only on doing more things turns into a quest of finding the easiest boxes to check. It makes you over-optimize for the short-term. A useful antidote is carving out a curiosity budget: time to explore new things.” The idea comes Scott Belsky, co-creator […]

Planning horizons & cycle time

From Andrew “Boz” Bosworth at Facebook: “The fundamental lesson here is that for any repeating process it is important to consider both planning horizons and cycle time and the impact those have on the incentives they create for teams. When possible, having transparency about long term schedules and more continuous evaluation processes will remove gamesmanship […]