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Apply Lean Practices to Effectively Manage a Product Through Its Life Cycle

Published: 04 January 2019

ID: G00377757

Analyst(s): Jonathan Davenport

Summary

By applying lean product development practices at each stage of a product’s life cycle, technology product managers can prioritize features that deliver maximum customer value. This lean approach helps optimize the evolution of product portfolios.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Apply Lean Practices Throughout the Product Life Cycle
    • Step 1. Develop a Minimum Viable Product
    • Step 2. Develop a Minimum Marketable Product
    • Step 3. Develop a Minimum Marketable Release
  • Use Product Roadmaps to Underpin Lean Development

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