September 13, 2017 - Comments Off on Feature Creep

Feature Creep

Word: Feature Creep

Definition: The ongoing addition of new features to a product that tends to result in over-complication and loss of initial focus and purpose.

Thought: </strong> Feature creep is the exact reason why it\'s important to identify an MVP (Most Viable Product) and stick with it. This is the time to excise self-control. Pick your most important features to build out, and then build only those. As soon as you start introducing new and unnecessary additions, your product will lose its focus which can be disastrous. That is my PSA so please know, you have been warned.

Question: Can you think of a great but simple product that was ruined by feature creep?

Published by: hannah in product management

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