How do you recognize a feature factory?

  • Product releases are focused on sizes and colors.
  • Services and pricing focus on subscription bundling.
  • Marketing is focused on loyalty and rewards programs.
  • Business model is built on upgrade cycles and obsolescence.
  • Sustainability strategy is based on blitzscaling your way to a monopoly.

Here is a more nuanced view about the “12 Signs You’re Working in a Feature Factory” from John Cuttlefish’s blog.