The Cloudcast #354 - Prepping for a Product Launch

Aaron and Brian talk about some of the behind the scenes details on product launches - both new products and on-going updates.

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Show Notes

Topic 1 - Topic 1 - Let’s start with the basics. What’s the typical checklist before a product launch?
Timeline and schedule (New Product Introduction (NPI) Checklists/Supply Chain aspects)
 Multiple groups (internal & external) involved
 Early customer involvement and feedback
 Go-to-Market (GTM) planning
 • Multiple Transfers-of-Information (TOI’s) end to end
 Topic 2 - The product is ready to go to market. How much “stuff” has to be created for all the groups that might care about the product? Documentation & Message Guides
 Pricing Models (and SKUs)
 Field Training
 Customer Training
 Support Training
 Sales and Technical content
 Press and Analyst Content
 Competitive Content Topic 3 - What do you consider a successful product launch?
Topic 4 - How have product launches changed over the years, for things you’ve worked on?
Topic 5 - What are some commons mistakes you see companies make with launches?
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