Shankar Meembat

Entrepreneur and Business Leader

Entries Tagged ‘Product Strategy’

Strategy is about what you don’t do

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Continuing from my post on basic rules. Here’s something I have found people forget. Most of us have either worked on strategies or have been presented them. I am willing to bet that in the vast majority of cases, the strategy set out what and how something was going to be done. I’d challenge that. [...]

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Learning from Monopoly

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The simple game of Monopoly (game by Electronic Arts) that I have on my Nokia N8 gives some good lessons in Strategy. Yes, it is a game of chance since the outcomes depends on the roll of the dice. But isn’t business the same too – it is a roll of different situations – macroeconomic, [...]

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Product Portfolio strategy

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Recently I had the pleasure of talking to a number of start-up CEOs. I was trying to understand what they were doing and why they seemed to have a very diverse set of offerings in their portfolio. You can imagine the common rationale that came through. Quite high on the list was that there was [...]

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