149: The Product Bible Part 1 - PRDs Are Problematic

149: Product Bible Part 1 – PRDs Are Problematic

PRDs are problematic

Among other things, PRDs have problems like this:

  • “They go stale fast”
  • “No one reads them”
  • “They are about what and not why”
  • At the beginning of a real product effort, you have very high uncertainty
  • There’s lots of experimentation
  • What you know changes constantly
  • They often don’t talk about the customer, the market problem we’re solving, why that market problem is worth solving, etc.

PRD problems and potential solutions

In this episode, I start a series about PRDs and how we can make them better. To start with: What’s wrong with PRDs?

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