Key Takeaways

Guru Templates are preset, best-practice templates that are useful for defining requirements. By using templates, you can both align your team around a unified format and save time typing everything by creating a framework for defining requirements. In this release, we address the Guru templates for Strategic inputs module in Craft.io. This is the place to draft and maintain your product strategy, provide the strategic context and rationale for feature planning and prioritization.

SWOT analysis framework

SWOT analysis is a framework that guides you to identify your product Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. SWOT analysis is designed to increase awareness of the factors involved in making business decisions or developing business strategies. SWOT analysis can be used to explore new opportunities, find solutions to problems, adjust and refine plans mid-course. SWOT analysis framework is now available in Strategic Inputs' Guru templates. When editing an item in the Strategic Inputs, click on the Guru templates button > SWOT analysis in the top right corner of the editor.

Lean Canvas

Lean Canvas is a one-page business plan. Using this method, you can easily brainstorm the various factors that determine a business model's profitability. It can help you speed up your business planning and provide others with a document that is high level and easy to read.

Lean Canvas template is now available in Strategic Inputs' Guru templates. When editing an item in the Strategic Inputs, click on the Guru templates button > Lean Canvas analysis in the top right corner of the editor.

Objectives and Key results (OKRs) template

OKR stands for Objectives and Key Results. It’s a goal system that helps businesses set high-level, measurable goals that can be tracked over a certain period of time. This framework makes it possible for organizations to establish ambitious, far-reaching objectives in a relatively short time.

In this release we boost our OKRs framework with powerful Guru templates to help you get started with OKRs, providing best practice templates and examples. Objectives and Key results templates are available in those respective topics in the Strategic inputs module

Strategic inputs templates

In addition to SWOT and Lean Canvas templates we are adding three additional templates to the Strategic Inputs.

Competitive analysis template - layout valuable information about competition that can go directly into the Competitive landscape section in Craft.io

SMART goal template - SMART is another goal setting framework to help you to set clear and reachable goals. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. SMART goal incorporates all of these criteria to help focus your efforts and increase the chances of achieving your goal

Product release notes - communicating product updates and new features

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