Although Scrum is a methodology compatible with the Agile approach, Agile doesn't always mean Scrum. So, what are the differences between Agile and Scrum? There are at least a few.
Defining the metrics before you even have something solid is quite a challenge. Yet we must think ahead. First of all, we should focus on data collection, and then — on how and if that data makes sense. But how and where to start if we have a new product idea or want to make a big change in one? We’ve even already asked the serious questions like: “How do you know that’s good for users?” or “Does it work?”. It’s easier to leave them behind and focus on product promotion. Or, what might be even more dangerous, look for help in vanity metrics to please investors or sponsors.
Former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, likes to say that revenue solves all known problems and it is the one metric that product managers and executives cannot game. Product Managers at Startup Development House (SDH) could not agree more. There are numerous examples where startups did not monetize their products properly and went bankrupt.
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