You are a PM. You work for a big company or a startup. You are tasked with determining the direction for your product, so you enthusiastically embark on the journey to talk to as many customers (or potential customers) as possible to determine what their needs are and how your product can help them in the long-run. After months of painstakingly collecting feedback, you emerged victorious with a PowerPoint deck that says: “We need a bigger button in the toolbar to let people renew their subscription easier”.
It’s 2018, and it’s time we understand that SMS 2-factor authentication is not a good way to double-check the users’ credentials. It’s been shown many times that phone numbers can be compromised.
2018 is (almost) upon us and many people are making new resolutions for what they want to achieve in the new year. I wrote about some of my high-level goals as well. The one piece missing in it is the how description, and for that I decided to write this post. Just like the overview post, I want to make this a yearly tradition - a set of tips on how to maximize productivity, based on learnings from the previous year.