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There’s 101 different articles and explanations on the classic 4 Animals of Product Management and how to tame them; the Hi.P.P.O., Z.E.B.R.A., R.Hi.N.O, and W.O.L.F. They all represent a person or group of people within your organization that have a negative influence on your product roadmap, prioritization process, or working capabilities throughout. However, is there a king of the animal kingdom? Is there a species that can control and counter balance these ‘Dangerous 4’? I give you, the LIONMOOSETIGERPANDABIRD. 🦁🦌🐯🐼🦅

The what now? Come on, that’s not a real animal. That’s a combination of animals!” …

Mike Staal

Product Owner, user evangelist, curious mind.

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