Know The Right Time to Cut Product Features

Even though it can be painful, eventually you’ll need to cut product features before they begin weighing you down.

 
You put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into your products. You’ve certainly committed to it and, most likely, devoted many hours and resources to perfecting it. But what if something just isn’t resonating with your user base? In this post at On Product Management, Liraz Axelrad explains how to step back and recognize the need to cut product features.
It takes an objective view, says Axelrad, which is not an inherently easy thing to do when you’ve been so closely connected to a project for so long. Click through to discover questions you can ask yourself that should help you realize whether to abandon a feature or to improve upon it.

Additional Resources

Product Positioning: Looking Beyond Your Own Features
Product Management Guide
Product Management Advice from Jeremy Horn
 
Photo by: Quinn Dombrowski

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