Mary Meeker from Bond Capital is the undisputed leader in using big data to describe and analyze the major trends in the tech industry. She has published a renowned annual research report since 2001. Take a look at her analysis from 2019 and her 2002 report. The differences and trends are fascinating.
An insider’s view of the merger integration story of when a $40 million company bought a $165 million software company.
Senior product management professionals (Directors, Vice Presidents, Chief Product Officers) should learn how to pitch M&A candidates.
A primer on the market-driven business philosophy leveraging the seminal works of George S. Day
Acquisitions often represent a job security risk for product managers. Learn about how to prepare yourself to survive an acquisition.
Product Manager Incentive Compensation plans are challenging. They are often under-leveraged and mis-aligned with other bonus eligible employees. This post talks about the challenges of contemporary PM bonus plans and some best practices effective enterprises should consider.
Some colleagues of mine recently launched a new open source initiative. The Quartz Open Framework is a new, contemporary product management and business innovation framework that is designed to address many of the challenges faced by practitioners of legacy product management methodologies
Software Equity Group’s Q1 2019 SaaS M&A update provides insights into EV/Revenue trends
There is a long simmering debate in the product management world revolving around product managers and P&L statements. This post will explore several aspects of this debate and concludes with a survey of the degree to which product managers have access to P&L information today. Please share this post so we can gather more responses and provide the community with some fact-based insight into this topic.
The Rule of 78 is helpful in planning annual SaaS revenue targets, but under performance early in the fiscal year can have dire consequences. This post explores three tactics you can use to counter sales under performance.