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How to build a minimum lovable product

October 04, 2022

How to build a minimum lovable product

Learn to balance the art of iteration and creating products people love. In this talk we’ll go over why the MVP model failed, and how a new generation of lovability helps us focus on solving real-world problems. (Product Drive 2022)


October 04, 2022

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  2. About me 2022
 • 10+ yrs experience in product &

    product marketing • Speaker + writer • I ask a lot of questions Andrea Saez Sr PMM @ Trint
  3. Today’s Agenda Build fast, Fail faster
 MVP = cheap, crappy,

    unusable Enter the MLP
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  8. MLP - How to get there_ Competitors
 User Experience

    Problem vs Solutions
 Measure Success
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  9. 01
 Understand the problem you are solving 
 and why

    Andrea Saez
  10. 02
 What is your product vision?
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  11. 03
 What does success look like?
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  12. 04
 Don’t sacrifice delighters
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  13. 05
 User Experience
 Present Benefits Andrea Saez

  14. 05
 User Experience
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  15. 05
 User Experience
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  16. 06
 Don’t worry about what your competitors are doing

  17. Product Strategy Product Vision Product Value Creation Plan
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  18. Product Value Creation Plan
 • Who you are solving problems

    for, including use cases and personas • Why this is important to the customer • What experiences you want to provide for your customers • How we influence new and better behaviours Andrea Saez
  19. Product Strategy
 What you want to achieve • Product vision

    • Business models • Positioning Customers and market landscape • Personas • Competitors How you will achieve things • Goals • Initiatives Product VCP
 Customer value Build better solutions Higher adoption Higher impact Andrea Saez
  20. Product Value Creation Plan
 • Target audience: Enables teams to

    understand customers and their use cases. • Customer Value Explorer: Understanding the the users behaviours that create value for your customer. • Value Assumption Builder: help leaders articulate how product impacts value and create better user habits. • PVC Tracker: Enables teams to monitor value indicators tracking your products impact on the important customer behaviours. Andrea Saez
  21. 2022
 How to build a 
 Minimum Lovable Product Let’s

    connect! Twitter: @dreasaez