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Diversity and Inclusion: Are You Sabotaging Your Product Success?

280 Group

“Diversity and Inclusion” are some of the hottest topics in the Tech industry. Unfortunately, there is not much discussion surrounding the even more severe lack of diversity in the product management function, particularly in the representation of Black Product Managers.

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes by Egan Cheung

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Egan Cheung – Director of Product at Shopify, shares thoughts on how fostering empathy helps us all build better products and become better leaders.

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Indistractable Schedule Maker Tool

Nir Eyal

The post Indistractable Schedule Maker Tool appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Who is more customer-centric: B2C product managers or B2B product managers?

Product Management Unpacked

A recent report by Pendo.io finds interesting differences between how B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) product managers approach product management, especially as it relates to customer research.

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

A Product Manager’s Worst Nightmare

The Product Coalition

What the Social Dilemma on Netflix can teach us Continue reading on Product Coalition ». software-development technology social-media product-management marketing

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The Best NPS Tools & Software + How to Use Them to Cut Churn by Up To 30%

Userpilot

[Editor’s note: If you’re looking for a more introductory resource on NPS and how to use it – check out our earlier Guide to NPS here.]. If you’re looking for the best NPS tools, you’ve come to the right place.

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How Real Companies Make OKRs work: Mind the Product and Neo Culture Investigates

Mind the Product

Like all tools, OKRs can be powerful if they’re understood and used correctly and so, in an attempt to help you get the most from the process and to better understand the benefits, effects, and challenges of OKRs, we’ve decided to investigate.

The Ultimate PM Interview Study Plan

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Here's how to crack the PM interview, written by Richa Pareekh, Uber PM and former Google PM. Are you worried about getting the ultimate PM job? PM interviews are difficult and very very demanding, especially with the rise of the prominence of the role.

7 Tips to a Successful Product Management Career

The Product Coalition

Not too long after landing a job as a software engineer at Information Builders in 1999, my boss told me we had to talk. He wanted me to… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». startup product-management career-advice product

Product Analytics Playbook: Mastering Retention

Why do your users churn? In this guide you'll learn common product pitfalls and how to fix them.

Managers Need to Work as Teams

Johanna Rothman

We hear about agile teams, in the form of product or feature teams. However, too many managers still work independently. That’s a problem when the teams have organizational problems a single manager can’t solve. Instead of managers working alone, what if we had teams of managers?

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Identifying and Addressing Common Biases in Product Management

ProductCraft

Product management is “thinky” work. As a product person, you need to bring about organizational alignment through product strategy while also keeping things running smoothly with product operations. I don’t need to tell you this is a delicate balance.

How The Growing Importance of Customer Retention is Changing Product Management

Mind the Product

The SaaS industry is undergoing a quiet revolution. Competition is increasing, products are becoming less differentiated, customers are becoming less loyal, and the cost of acquiring new customers is rising year after year.

Group Product Managers vs. Principal Product Managers

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Are you interested in becoming a product manager or advancing your product management career? What are the long-term career tracks that are available for PMs?

6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Product Management Skills: Influence Without Authority

The Product Coalition

Anyone familiar with Product Management will recognize the immortal phrase ‘influence without authority.’ As a Product Manager, you’re a team player who guides product development along its chartered course, but you have to do that without being the literal captain of the ship.

From Data Literacy to Trust: Dealing with the Pitfalls of Any Data Strategy

Indicative

All data strategies start with excitement. This is the dominant emotion during kick-off calls with my clients and it can feel amazing. You’ll finally know exactly what is going inside your product and what growth levers you should be pulling.

Innovation – Between Chaos and Standardization

Modus Create

Innovation is such a beautiful thing. Sadly, it is often overrated, over-utilised, over-buzzified, and curiously also overlooked. Without a doubt, innovation has made a lot of headlines in the past few years. It has emerged as the word associated with the digital revolution and economy 4.0.

Roadmaps & Prioritisation – Lessons Learnt the Hard way, by Ren Yi Hooi

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Ren Yi Hooi – then Product Director at RailsBank, shares her experience of prioritization challenges in a fast pace organisation.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Beta Testing Is More Than Just an Insurance Plan

Centercode

Here’s the universal truth about insurance: you buy it, but you hope you never actually have to use it. We treat insurance as a necessary evil for this reason. Nobody ever looks forward to purchasing or using it.

Your Product is as Strong as Its Weakest Links

The Product Coalition

Where does your product need you the most? Credits: [link] The cost of strengthening the strengths is sometimes, ignoring the weakness. But, the price of weakness is sometimes your customer loyalty. An interesting problem statement Twitter was trying to solve was?—?“How

7 practices to master to excel as a Product Leader

BrainMates

Up until now, Product Leaders have had to rely on the approaches and frameworks designed specifically for Product Managers or use generic leadership practices which don’t necessarily cover the unique leadership challenges Product Leaders experience.

Telemedicine and its Role in Boosting the Levels of Patient Engagement

Arkenea

Understanding how telemedicine works and the impact it has in boosting the patient engagement levels for your practice. The post Telemedicine and its Role in Boosting the Levels of Patient Engagement appeared first on Arkenea. Product Success

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Transforming Toxic Teams

Mind the Product

At some point in our careers, we’ve likely all experienced a toxic team or two. You know the team we mean, the one where everything is a battle, conversations are tense and people are constantly frustrated and anxious. These issues that arise can be a result of the behaviour of the whole team, a few [.]. Read More. The post Transforming Toxic Teams appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Leadership Leadership MTP Leader Members' Content psychological safety

3 Questions for Good Growth

AB Tasty

We kickstarted our UK partner series by sitting down with James Hammersley, CEO and Co-Founder of Good Growth and asked him the following 3 questions: At Good Growth, you “use science to put the customer at the heart of decision-making” – what does that mean?

API, GUI, front-end, back-end what does it all mean?

The Product Coalition

What’s the difference, and why does it matter to you? Continue reading on Product Coalition ». software-development ux product-management ui api

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The Art and Science of Marketing: How Product Marketing and Demand Generation Should Work Together to Optimize [Spend]

Innovatemap

Product marketing and demand generation have long found themselves on opposing sides of marketing teams.

The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

Best Practices for Healthcare Mobile App Development and Telemedicine Apps

Apptentive

Healthcare is personal and often very emotional. We all know and understand this. However, when it comes to our technology reflecting this fact, many providers and organizations haven’t quite caught up. Telehealth and healthcare mobile apps can feel cold, robotic, and impersonal.

Common Product Development Mistakes and How To Avoid Them All: A Case Study

Mind the Product

In this case study, CPO Ashley Fidler lays bare a catalogue of common errors made by her and her team when launching a cybersecurity software product.

What's It Take to Work at Google?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Those who are looking for a job in tech, whether it be in product management, software engineering, data science, or the like, have undoubtedly considered a career at Google.