Klaas Hermans Lifetime in digital and innovation, ensuring value delivery. I enjoy energizing and motivating teams that create and exceed product expectations.

Stories by Klaas Hermans

How To Craft An Effective Business Continuity Plan

How to craft an effective business continuity plan

A business continuity plan outlines how to function when disaster strikes to ensure minimal downtime and guarantee that operations continue.

Klaas Hermans
Oct 13, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
A Guide To Conducting A Needs Assessment

A guide to conducting a needs assessment

A needs assessment is a systematic process used to identify, analyze, and evaluate gaps between the current and desired situation.

Klaas Hermans
Sep 8, 2023 ⋅ 3 min read
Using The Kaizen Methodology For Continuous Improvement

Using the Kaizen methodology for continuous improvement

Kaizen encourages organizations to foster a culture of empowerment, collaboration, and innovation through a structured process and a set of principles. That sentences should ring a lot of bells for product managers.

Klaas Hermans
Aug 2, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
What Is Lean Six Sigma?

What is Lean Six Sigma? Certifications, belts, principles, examples

Lean Six Sigma is a data-driven methodology designed to help you identify and eliminate process inefficiencies while reducing variation and enhancing quality — all with an eye towards achieving operational excellence.

Klaas Hermans
Jul 25, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
What Is User Acquisition? Strategies For Mobile Apps Andf Digital Products

What is user acquisition? 9 strategies for mobile apps and digital products

Explore some user acquisition strategies to help your product make a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of your target audience, from organic growth to paid advertising, viral campaigns to influencer partnerships, and more.

Klaas Hermans
Jun 23, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read
What Is Perceived Value

What is perceived value and how can you capture it?

Perceived value is the worth, or benefit, that a customer believes they will receive from a product, depending on their individual needs.

Klaas Hermans
Jun 9, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
What Is Net Present Value (NPV)? Formula And How To Calculate

What is net present value (NPV)? Formula and how to calculate

Discover the definition of net present value, the formula to calculate NPV, and how and when you should use it to inform financial decisions.

Klaas Hermans
May 26, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
What Is Earned Value Management (EVM)?

What is earned value management (EVM)?

In today’s fast-paced world, making the right decisions quickly can be the difference between success and failure. That’s where earned value management (EVM) comes in.

Klaas Hermans
May 17, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Guide To Realistic Project Schedule

A guide to realistic project scheduling

Project scheduling is the process of developing a detailed plan that outlines the tasks, dependencies, resources, and timelines needed to complete a project.

Klaas Hermans
May 2, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
What Is Churn Rate? Formula, Definition, And How To Reduce Churn

What is churn rate? Formula, definition, and how to reduce churn

In this article we will explore what churn is, the impact it has on businesses, and strategies to reduce it.

Klaas Hermans
Apr 10, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read
Research And Development (R&D) And The Product Development Lifecycle

Research and development (R&D) and the product lifecycle

Discover how research and development (R&D) and the resultant insights influence decision making at each stage of the product development lifecycle.

Klaas Hermans
Mar 28, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Guide To Fast-Tracking And Crashing In Project Management

Guide to fast-tracking and crashing in project management

To speed up delivery, you can either fast-track or crash your project. Fast-tracking overlaps activities whereas crashing adds more resources to each activity.

Klaas Hermans
Mar 22, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read