Bill Ryan

  Product manager with B2C and extensive marketplace experience. As a steadfast follower of the Jobs-to-be-Done methodology, I strive to understand customer struggles as the primary catalyst for innovation and optimization.


6 Stories by Bill Ryan

Effectively using the six thinking hats in product management

The best way to bring six thinking hats into your organization is to become a champion of it and gradually introduce it to your...
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What is a growth product manager? Role, skills, job description

The growth product manager (GPM) role will likely continue growing in popularity as more businesses shift to product-led growth.
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What does it mean to have a growth mindset?

Whether you’re looking for new ways to grow your product, your career, or your aptitude for new methods and technologies, adopting a growth mindset...
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What is feature creep and how to avoid it

Feature creep can be mitigated through prioritization, communication, technical planning, and effective negotiation of the ideas that still arise during execution.
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How to build consensus on product direction: 5 tips

Reaching consensus on your product direction can be daunting to even the most experienced PMs. With so many problems and potential solutions, how do...
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What is sprint planning? Guide and meeting agenda cheat sheet

Sprint planning is an important scrum ceremony in which the product manager and developers decide what work the team will commit to in the...
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