I’m a huge fan of Notion. It is a great tool for text-related tasks and is supremely helpful in organizing product related thoughts, documents, and data.
If you feel like Evernote has become too cumbersome, Bear is a little too simple, Trello doesn’t offer a whole lot of formats, and all-in-one product management tools are overkill, then Notion may be worth checking out for you.
There are a few use cases that align perfectly with product management we’ll cover in this article. In particular, we’ll cover roadmaps, strategy docs, and internal documentation and how to create them
Roadmaps are a core tool of any product manager. Whether you choose to keep your roadmap private, share it with the world, or even leave it out there and open for comments from Internet strangers, Notion will let you do so.
The process is super straightforward. Just add
There are a few templates out there to check out. Here’s a super straightforward one we created for ourselves.
Here’s another one straight from Notion.so.
Product Strategy Documents
Product strategy documents fit nicely within the confines of Notion and are easy to organize using notion’s drag and drop organization features. Some of these documents may include:
Not quite ready to adopt Confluence as your internal documentation tool? Well, first of all, we don’t blame you, and second of all, Notion is a great alternative to some of the more full-featured team documentation software applications out there.
Notion has an article on how to get your team wiki set up. Check it out here!
Have interesting ways you’re using notion? Let me know in the comments.
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