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Thankful for Product Management

The Product Bistro

I am taking a week off of work to help with some issues with my aging father, and have a fairly slack day. Since it ’tis the season to send thanks, I thought I would indulge in a - for me - rare reflection of things I am thankful for professionally.

Expectations and agreements in product management

Mind the Product

As product people, expectations management is all around us in our daily job. In this article, Viktor Nagy summarizes a few areas where expectations play a crucial role, and what we can do to manage them well or sometimes turn them into agreements. [.]

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The Power of Agile — You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

Last month, we presented the webinar, How Teams and Leaders Can Unleash the Power of Agile. You can view the accompanying blog post as a primer to learn about how to optimize the relationship between these roles.

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Need Motivation? Make a Price Pact

Nir Eyal

Probably the only research paper I’ll ever call “delicious” is one called, “A Tale of Two Pizzas.” In the study, researchers offered one group of people plain pizzas, plus the option to add ingredients for an additional charge.

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The Practical Guide to Using a Semantic Layer for Data & Analytics

Read about real-life examples and see quantifiable results by leveraging a semantic layer to unlock data for AI & BI at scale.

Four Key Product Management Lessons from Jessi Alva, Director, Technical Product Management at SAP Concur

Apptentive

Whether you’re new to the product management field or a seasoned professional, it’s always valuable to learn from your peers’ lived experiences.

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Leadership Tip 16: Decide When to Choose Power-With or Power-Over

Johanna Rothman

All decisions are a form of power. We exercise our personal power (power within) in many ways: when we decide where to live, what to wear, and what to eat. Not only that, we also choose our jobs, who we vote for, and where to go on vacation. We have a ton of personal power.

The power of "I don't know"

The Product Bistro

In our product team, I have a reputation of being the sponge of institutional knowledge, the person that everyone asks when they need to know something. I am not sure how I got that reputation, but it just ain't true.

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Lessons from onboard mobile-app users

Mind the Product

An average smartphone user has 40 apps installed on their mobile phone, taking just two taps to pull your users away from your app and into another. The truth is that getting a user to download your app is only a small part of the battle. [.]

Best Types Of App Feedback To Collect In SaaS [+Best Tools]

Userpilot

One of the most powerful tools at your disposal in SaaS is in-app feedback surveys.

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Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Setting Goals for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Measuring the performance of product managers is a real challenge for a number of reasons. When planning the product managers’ goals, this challenge can translate into taking the wrong direction altogether.

Webflow vs. WordPress: Which is better?

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Webflow and WordPress are two of the most powerful Website Builders and Content Management Systems today. But which is the best for your project? We'll highlight the main differences between WordPress and Webflow from a designer's perspective.

A Founder’s Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your First 1,000 Community Members

First Round Review

Pivots, MVPs and Community: How Joseph Quan, Founder & CEO of Knoetic, got his startup back on track by making community his wedge. He shares his hard-won wisdom and his six-step guide for building a community like a product

Designing a successful product marketing strategy

Mind the Product

With the right marketing, a company can know its product's place. This step-by-step guide will help you to design a successful product marketing strategy for customers old and new. [.] Read more » The post Designing a successful product marketing strategy appeared first on Mind the Product.

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

How to Reduce Time To Value For SaaS Products by Improving User Onboarding Experiences

Userpilot

Did you know that reducing Time To Value for SaaS products can drive product adoption ? You might have a product that offers incredible value to your customers. But you’ll still struggle to drive adoption if you don’t optimize your Time To Value (TTV).

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Why You Should Hire an Associate Product Manager

The Product Coalition

APM (Associate Product Manager) Programs were a mainstay of the tech industry, especially in Silicon Valley, and were a reliable entry point for aspiring Product Managers. However, thanks to the pande…yeah that thing…most of the biggest and most prestigious APM programs got put on hold.

The Santa Hat Believer’s Club

DevelopmentCorporate

A reprint of a story I wrote in 2009 to celebrate one of my favorite traditions - The Santa Hat Believer’s Club. The post The Santa Hat Believer’s Club appeared first on Development Corporate. Private Equity Product Management SaaS

5 Technical Concepts for the Non-Technical Product Manager

ProductPlan

Although there’s plenty of debate on this topic, product managers don’t need to be technical. A deep understanding of the programming languages, APIs, databases, software, and information architecture used to build and run a product isn’t essential to the job in most cases.

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Migrating Oracle to PostgreSQL

Considering migrating away from Oracle? Learn why PostgreSQL is the right move.

Operational excellence – product operations by Christine Itwaru

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Regional Collaboration, Christine Itwaru, Senior Director of Product Operations at Pendo, explains why product operations came to be and how product teams can use it to achieve operational excellence. [.]

Using Both a Free Trial and Product Demo — Benefits and Best Practices

Userpilot

When it comes to feature adoption , free trials and product demos are two tactics that companies commonly use to acquire new users. But how do you decide which approach is more effective?

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How to Build a Brand on Amazon

The Product Coalition

Photo by ANIRUDH on Unsplash Amazon owns over 80 different private label brands. Even Amazon, one of the most powerful eCommerce companies globally, understands the use of leveraging smaller businesses. Establishing an Amazon brand has multiple advantages over selling other people’s products.

E-Commerce Product Pages: Why They’re Essential and How To Optimize Them

AB Tasty

Product pages are the bread and butter of e-commerce. We share how to create and optimize high-performing product pages, with examples to inspire your own. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as E-Commerce Product Pages: Why They’re Essential and How To Optimize Them

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

The 7 Ts of Product-Led Transformation

ProductPlan

Transformation is a word that isn’t commonly favored by the Product community because Transformation Programs rarely allow Product Teams to autonomously decide how they’ll achieve their mission. However, Transformation Programs incur significant costs.

SUNDAY REWIND: How calm technology can help us be more human by Amber Case

Mind the Product

In this Sunday Rewind episode, we look back to when Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist spoke at #mtpcon London. In her talk, she discusses the concept of Calm Technology and how it can help us to be more human during a technological age. [.]

Definition of Ready vs. Done in Agile Projects

Modus Create

Around the world, project delivery has become more focused on getting things done right and on time. But, unfortunately, with rapidly evolving processes, we often lose track of the steps to ensure quality work is delivered.

The Startup Vanity Metric Trap

The Product Coalition

Few people are strangers to vanity metrics. Focusing on the wrong metric for a startup however, can be detrimental to the startup. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». funding venture-capital startup bootstrap metrics

Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

OpenView SaaS Financial & Operating Benchmarks 2021

DevelopmentCorporate

OpenView Partners is a Boston-based expansion stage venture capital firm. They have a portfolio of SaaS investments that consists of over 60 companies. 24 have been acquired (Exact Target, Lessonly) and two have gone public (DataDog & Instructure).

Clint Padgett shares the POWER of Project Management, the Olympic Games, Agile, and much more

Clint Padgett – Project Success

Clint Padgett shares the POWER of Project Management, the Olympic Games, Agile, and much more. 18th November 2021 • Connecting the Dots • Skip Steward. The post Clint Padgett shares the POWER of Project Management, the Olympic Games, Agile, and much more appeared first on Project Success. PODCASTS

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Moving from PM to Founder – Alexander Hipp on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

This week on The Product Experience, we talked with Alexander Hipp — co-founder of Beyond, formerly of Xing and N26 — about why he made the decision from PM to Founder, what it's been like so far, and what he'd advise anyone making a similar decision. [.]