Emma Burt

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15 Stories by Emma Burt

Communication styles: 6 types and 4 frameworks

PMs who are aware of their own communication style and can adapt it to different situations and people can build better relationships and achieve...
0 8 min read

What is a mind map?

In this article, you will learn about mind maps, which are a critical tool for product manager's looking to organize information.
0 3 min read

What is stakeholder analysis? Template, examples, frameworks

Stakeholder analysis is a systematic process of mapping out the key groups who have a vested interest in a product and assessing their needs...
0 7 min read

Business transformation guide: Strategy, process, and examples

Business transformation is a complex and challenging process that requires careful planning, execution, and monitoring. Learn how to be the next Microsoft, not the...
0 5 min read

What is a steering committee? Definition, purpose, responsibilities, and template

Steering committees provide strategic guidance, align resources, goals, and stakeholders, and facilitate decision-making.
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What are product specifications? Guide, examples, and template

In this guide, we’ll demonstrate how you can use product specs to drive better discovery, promote collaboration, identify problems, and validate solutions.
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What is the critical path method? Complete guide with examples

Finding out which dependencies matter and which impact timelines the most can be challenging. That is where the critical path method (CPM) can help.
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Understanding process mapping and how it works

For PMs, the main benefits lie in the process, no pun intended, of creating the visual map and the direct understanding that comes with...
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What are deliverables in agile and why do we have them?

Deliverables can often feel like an imposed requirement without purpose. So, if agile is such a popular way of working, why are deliverables still...
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What is change management? 5-step process and guide

Change management is the process of preparing for and executing a smooth transition or transformation at the organizational level.
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What is the 5 Ws (and 5W1H) framework?

In product development, telling a great story can help engage your stakeholders and customers. But the stories you tell about your product need to...
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How to use a product matrix for decision-making (template)

Decision-making is a critical part of the PM's job. Learn how product feature and product market matrices can help you visualize large quantities of...
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