DYT 024 : Why Balancing Product Features Across Personas Is Key with Janna Bastow

balancing product featuresIn this Focus Forty episode of The Design Your Thinking Podcast, I talk to Janna Bastow who is the co-founder of ProdPad, ProductTank and Mind The Product, about balancing product features and a lot more!

Who is Janna Bastow?

Janna Bastow is co-founder of ProdPad, product management software that helps product managers build a product roadmap everyone understands and solve problems flexibly. Janna also organizes ProductTank and Mind The Product, a global community of product managers. She likes to inspire great product conversations by asking: “What problem are you trying to solve?”

In this particular episode, you will learn

  1. Why is Janna successful as a product manager?
  2. How Janna manages staying productive?
  3. Janna’s secrets in managing the balance between being productive and being creative
  4. What Janna believes are the top 3 things a Product Manager should be good at
  5. Janna’s view of how the discipline of Product Management would change in the next 5 years
  6. How does Janna see the role of a Product Manager evolve in the years to come?

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Karthik Vijayakumar

Managing Partner at Design Your Thinking Labs. Storyteller, producer, copywriter, digital marketer, and artist. Helping purpose-driven entrepreneurs and brands. Husband to a makeup artist, dad to a 7-year old.

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