Google Tech Hubs: OKRs and Product Management

Google Tech Hubs: OKRs and Product Management

Presentation on OKRs and Product Management given to Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hubs around North America

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Ken Norton

July 19, 2014
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  1. Rick Klau Ken Norton @kennethn @rklau

  2. NASDAQ: FMI NASDAQ: SALE Acquired by Google Acquired by Monsanto

    +240 more $1.5B under management growing by $300M a year
  3. Unparalleled support. • Access to Google • Workshops & Community

    • Design • Recruiting • Marketing • Engineering • Product Management
  4. Objectives & Key Results @rklau

  5. © Google Ventures, 2014 “Cause when you don't know where

    you are going, any road will take you there.” – Dawes, From a Window Seat Rick Klau – @rklau
  6. What are OKRs? © Google Ventures, 2014 Rick Klau –

    @rklau
  7. © Google Ventures, 2014 Public, measureable, & ambitious. OKRs are

    Rick Klau – @rklau
  8. © Google Ventures, 2014 Task lists, perf review tools, or

    the “how.” Rick Klau – @rklau OKRs are not
  9. What are we not doing. Rick Klau – @rklau ©

    Google Ventures, 2014
  10. And then what? Rick Klau – @rklau © Google Ventures,

    2014
  11. Failure is data. Rick Klau – @rklau © Google Ventures,

    2014
  12. © Google Ventures, 2014 OKRs give you superpowers. Rick Klau

    – @rklau
  13. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014 Product Management

    @kennethn
  14. What does a
 product manager do? Ken Norton – @kennethn

    © Google Ventures, 2014
  15. Product manager is both a skillset and a role. Ken

    Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  16. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  17. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  18. Design. Engineering. PM. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures,

    2014
  19. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  20. Umbrella. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  21. Umbrella. Funnel. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  22. Bring the donuts. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures,

    2014
  23. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  24. None
  25. PM CEO Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  26. CEO PM Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  27. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  28. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  29. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014 What not

    to do.
  30. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  31. Hired. The right product 
 for the job. Ken Norton

    – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  32. Hired. The right product 
 for the job. Ken Norton

    – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  33. Hired. The right product 
 for the job. Ken Norton

    – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  34. Hired. The right product 
 for the job. Ken Norton

    – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  35. Hired. The right product 
 for the job. Ken Norton

    – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  36. © Google Ventures, 2014 Ken Norton – @kennethn

  37. © Google Ventures, 2014 Measure. Ken Norton – @kennethn

  38. © Google Ventures, 2014 Measure. Listen. Ken Norton – @kennethn

  39. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  40. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  41. Focus on the user and all else will follow. Ken

    Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  42. Help your team (and company) ship the right product for

    your users. – Josh Elman Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  43. What makes a great product manager? Ken Norton – @kennethn

    © Google Ventures, 2014
  44. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  45. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  46. Photo: Xchen27 Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  47. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  48. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  49. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  50. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  51. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  52. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  53. Photo of Joana Carneiro/Berkeley Symphony Ken Norton – @kennethn ©

    Google Ventures, 2014
  54. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  55. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  56. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  57. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014

  58. Smart, technical, 
 has spidey-sense,
 leads, communicates,
 & gets it

    done. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  59. Founder/CEO vs. Product Manager Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google

    Ventures, 2014
  60. “As a founding CEO, your goal is to free up

    50% of your time by constantly firing yourself from whatever skill position you’re playing.” – Joe Kraus Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  61. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014 Ken Norton

    – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  62. When you don’t have time to hold the whole business

    in your head. ! When product lacks day-to-day stewardship. ! When the team demands it. Ken Norton – @kennethn © Google Ventures, 2014
  63. ! gv.com/library @rklau @kennethn

  64. ! gv.com/library @rklau @kennethn