Lean Product Management for Web 2.0 Products

Dan Olsen (The Lean Product Playbook)
Strategy & Business Models
Location: 2005 Level:
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(3.90, 21 ratings)

Is the product you’re building what customers really want? How do you know?

With limited development resources, heading in the wrong direction for too long can be costly. Lean product teams avoid that mistake, maximizing the customer value that they deliver by iterating through rapid cycles of customer feedback and product development.

Come learn best practices in Lean Product Management. This session will cover how to understand customer needs, product design, usability testing, how to parse user feedback, and using metrics to optimize your product.

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Dan Olsen

The Lean Product Playbook

Dan Olsen is a product management consultant, speaker, and author. At Olsen Solutions, he works with CEOs and product leaders to build great products and strong product teams, often as interim VP of product. He has helped product teams at Facebook, Box, Microsoft, Medallia, and One Medical Group. Dan led the Quicken product team at Intuit and was CEO of TechCrunch award winner YourVersion, a personalized news startup. Dan runs the Lean Product & Lean UX Silicon Valley Meetup and is the author of The Lean Product Playbook, published by Wiley. Dan has a BS in electrical engineering from Northwestern, a master’s in industrial engineering from Virginia Tech, and an MBA from Stanford.

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Bess Ho
05/16/2010 6:42pm PDT

Dan Olsen is one of the top Product Management experts. He is able to present complex issues in simple diagrams and charts. He also has deep understanding in engineering process and usability. His session is practical for lean startup.

Scott Wainner
05/06/2010 9:38am PDT

Nice presentation, actionable tips—you clearly know your stuff.

Lance Rigdon
05/06/2010 8:08am PDT

Great session. Dan’s enthusiasm for his job really shines through. I’m just sorry all the product folks from my company couldn’t be here to see him speak.

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