Do you use software analytics?
Software analytics is the awareness and understanding of how end users interact with your software, what features they love or ignore, etc. This information will help you determine where to allocate engineering resources and find potential new revenue.
With today's technology, we should be able to use hard data to make prioritization decisions. Not just A/B testing but A/B/.../Z testing.
The folks at Nalpeiron shared this infographic with me, based on their latest research.
Download the full infographic here.
Without some form of analytics, it's extremely difficult to understand the value of individual features. Yet, product managers and product owners are expected to place a value and a cost of delay on each one.
What are you doing to understand business value and get consensus on your roadmap?
Source: Nalpeiron survey.