LinkedIn principal author Doug Winnie describes how to think of your product in terms of versions, releases and sprints. The largest are versions, within that are releases, and then within a release are multiple sprints. There are multiple ways to identify versions either with numbers or phrases. Using these milestones, you can define the work you need to do on a timeline to create your product lifecycle.
- There are few things as important…as defining your timeline.…Sometimes deadlines are set for you…based on some business or company goal.…And sometimes you set your own…based on the amount of work you need to do for your product.…While I can't guide you on exactly…how to estimate your product timeline,…I can provide tips on how to approach your schedule…to give you the ability to adjust…and tailor it to your product and team.…When we build software, we generally build it in versions.…We begin with several minor releases,…either privately to a closed group,…or publicly as a beta.…
That's followed by the major release.…After that, minor releases are made…that could either be public or private…leading up to another major release.…Over time, you'll have minor and major releases…to add new features along the way.…One way to show this…is with major and minor release numbers like 1.0 or 4.3.…The first number is the major version number…and the second number is the minor version number.…This table is an example of the basic numbering…
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- Types of products and industries
- Leading through influence
- Understanding your team
- Using an agile or waterfall development cycle
- Managing your product life cycle
- Researching your market, customers, and ideas
- Planning the product
- Building the product
- Releasing the product
- Refining the product
- Understanding when it's time to retire the product
Skill Level Beginner
1. What is Product Management?
2. What Does a Product Manager Do?
When it is time to retire2m 58s
Next steps1m 19s
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