Holly Hester-Reilly is the founder of H2R Product Science, a product management coaching and consulting firm that teaches the science of high-growth product development, and the host of the Product Science Podcast. Holly is a former Columbia University research scientist and has spent the last 15+ years leading product initiatives at startups, high-growth companies, and enterprises like FalconX, MediaMath, Shutterstock, The Lean Startup Co, Unilever, Novartis, Fitch Group, Capital One, and Weight Watchers. With those experiences she has developed the Product Science Method, a framework to discover the strongest product opportunities and lay the foundations for high-growth products, teams, and businesses.
How to Level Up Your Continuous Product Discovery Using the Product Science Success Path
These days, most solid product teams practice some form of agile software development. But there's a lot more to launching successful products than releasing code regularly. Marty Cagan, founder of the Silicon Valley Product Group and former product executive at eBay, Netscape, and many more, says in his article on Continuous Discovery, "Rather than a 'Product Discovery Phase' where we come up with several weeks of validated product backlog items and deliver them to engineering, I encourage te