Category Product Management

MVP (Viable), MUP (Usable), MMP (Marketable), MLP (Loveable), MSP (Sellable) - What's Your Minimum Product

The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) has competition. Minimum Usable Product (MUP), Minimum Marketable Product (MMP), Minimum Loveable Product (ML) are all knocking on the doors. Professionals are divided on whether...

The Anti Launch Product Roadmap: Remove Features, Reduce Complexity, Gain Agility

Perfection is achieved when there is nothing left to take away. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices, by Roman Pichler | Book Review

As Peter Drucker writes in his book Innovation and Entrepreneurship, “The best, and perhaps the only, way to avoid killing off the new…is to set up the innovative project from...

Product Market Fit | A Talk by Vikrama at Yourstory Techsparks 2019

Product Market Fit is there science behind this voodoo artform? Apparently, there is. In this talk, I try and decipher frameworks and thinking process behind Product Market Fit.

What is Product Strategy? A Product Strategy 101 for Product Managers

Recently, I spoke about ‘What is Product Strategy’ with The Product Folks. They’ve uploaded the video to YouTube. Click here to watch the video (not behind a Paywall yet)!

Product Development | When is a Product Done

Most software engineers, product designers, and product managers have a strong desire to iterate to perfection, often clashing with other obvious benefits like urgent business priorities like a new product...

Transitioning to a Product Manager Role in a Technology Company

Over the past few months, I have been receiving a steady stream of messages from business analysts, developers, product consultants, sales professionals asking for advice on how to transition to...

Category Product Development

Product Development | When is a Product Done

Most software engineers, product designers, and product managers have a strong desire to iterate to perfection, often clashing with other obvious benefits like urgent business priorities like a new product...

Category Resources

Experiments at Scale | Reading Resources

I created this page to compile good resources I come across for Experimentation - infra, analysis, speed, culture and more. I hope it is useful for you too.

Category Books

Give and Take - Why Helping Others Boosts our Success | Book Review & Summary

According to conventional wisdom, highly successful people have three things in common: motivation, ability, and opportunity. If we want to succeed, we need a combination of hard work, talent, and...

Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices, by Roman Pichler | Book Review

As Peter Drucker writes in his book Innovation and Entrepreneurship, “The best, and perhaps the only, way to avoid killing off the new…is to set up the innovative project from...

Six Secrets Smart Students Don't Tell You by Chandan Deshmukh | Book Review

The book has secrets of studying smart, and not just six - there are several. Some of those secrets are well known (like studying Math by reading it is like learning swimming...

Gut Feelings - The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd Gigerenzer | A Book Review

The quality of intuition lies in the intelligence of the unconscious: the ability to know without thinking which rule to rely in which situation. Gut Feelings - The Intelligence of the Unconscious...

Book Summary | The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

“From Inc.com’s most popular columnist, a counterintuitive–but highly practical–guide to finding and maintaining the motivation to achieve great things.” With a blurb like that, this book by Jeff Haden seemed...

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter | Review by Vikrama Dhiman

In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached...

The Catalyst by Jonah Berger | A Book Review by Vikrama Dhiman

Terrible things get replaced, but mediocre things stick around. Horrible performance generates action, but average performance generates complacency.

Category Influence

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter | Review by Vikrama Dhiman

In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached...

The Catalyst by Jonah Berger | A Book Review by Vikrama Dhiman

Terrible things get replaced, but mediocre things stick around. Horrible performance generates action, but average performance generates complacency.

Category Book Reviews

Give and Take - Why Helping Others Boosts our Success | Book Review & Summary

According to conventional wisdom, highly successful people have three things in common: motivation, ability, and opportunity. If we want to succeed, we need a combination of hard work, talent, and...

Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices, by Roman Pichler | Book Review

As Peter Drucker writes in his book Innovation and Entrepreneurship, “The best, and perhaps the only, way to avoid killing off the new…is to set up the innovative project from...

Six Secrets Smart Students Don't Tell You by Chandan Deshmukh | Book Review

The book has secrets of studying smart, and not just six - there are several. Some of those secrets are well known (like studying Math by reading it is like learning swimming...

Gut Feelings - The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd Gigerenzer | A Book Review

The quality of intuition lies in the intelligence of the unconscious: the ability to know without thinking which rule to rely in which situation. Gut Feelings - The Intelligence of the Unconscious...

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter | Review by Vikrama Dhiman

In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached...

The Catalyst by Jonah Berger | A Book Review by Vikrama Dhiman

Terrible things get replaced, but mediocre things stick around. Horrible performance generates action, but average performance generates complacency.

Category Videos

Product Market Fit | A Talk by Vikrama at Yourstory Techsparks 2019

Product Market Fit is there science behind this voodoo artform? Apparently, there is. In this talk, I try and decipher frameworks and thinking process behind Product Market Fit.

What is Product Strategy? A Product Strategy 101 for Product Managers

Recently, I spoke about ‘What is Product Strategy’ with The Product Folks. They’ve uploaded the video to YouTube. Click here to watch the video (not behind a Paywall yet)!

Category Book Summaries

Book Summary | The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

“From Inc.com’s most popular columnist, a counterintuitive–but highly practical–guide to finding and maintaining the motivation to achieve great things.” With a blurb like that, this book by Jeff Haden seemed...

Category Product Strategy

The Anti Launch Product Roadmap: Remove Features, Reduce Complexity, Gain Agility

Perfection is achieved when there is nothing left to take away. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices, by Roman Pichler | Book Review

As Peter Drucker writes in his book Innovation and Entrepreneurship, “The best, and perhaps the only, way to avoid killing off the new…is to set up the innovative project from...

Product Market Fit | A Talk by Vikrama at Yourstory Techsparks 2019

Product Market Fit is there science behind this voodoo artform? Apparently, there is. In this talk, I try and decipher frameworks and thinking process behind Product Market Fit.

Category Decision Making

Gut Feelings - The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd Gigerenzer | A Book Review

The quality of intuition lies in the intelligence of the unconscious: the ability to know without thinking which rule to rely in which situation. Gut Feelings - The Intelligence of the Unconscious...

Category Startups

MVP (Viable), MUP (Usable), MMP (Marketable), MLP (Loveable), MSP (Sellable) - What's Your Minimum Product

The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) has competition. Minimum Usable Product (MUP), Minimum Marketable Product (MMP), Minimum Loveable Product (ML) are all knocking on the doors. Professionals are divided on whether...

Lessons from Deep Kalra on Enterpreneurship and How to Startup

Deep Kalra is an Indian businessman who is the founder and group CEO of MakeMyTrip, an Indian online travel company. He is one of the most recognised Business Leaders in...