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How to influence with data and insights?

Piyanka Jain

Data can be a powerful tool if you know how to put it to work! Often I start my analytics conference keynote addresses by asking the audience to share the issues they face in their organizations.

Nailing Product/Market Fit by Chris Barton

Mind the Product

In his ProductTank San Francisco talk, Chris Barton – founder of Shazam and, more recently, Guard – recounts the music recognition app’s successful quest for the Holy Grail: Product/Market Fit. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of Chris’ top tips.

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Creating a Product Strategy – Is it Worth the Effort?

Proficientz

Is creating a product strategy worth the effort? How does it fit into the big picture? Creating a product strategy isn’t easy for product managers.

The New Cybersecurity Trending Dashboard (Beta)

Roy Madden

An at-a-glance overview of the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape. Keeping up with the most critical threats, vulnerabilities, and threat actors can be time consuming and overwhelming.

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

4 ways you are probably doing Product Analytics

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Hiring a Head of Product

Mironov Consulting

Over the last three decades, across 10 full-time jobs and 150 consulting clients, I’ve headed up product teams 18 times (mostly as interim VP ) and helped another dozen companies choose their Head of Product. That may be the record for anyone other than search professionals.

Solving Market Problems or Addressing Market Needs: Which is Better?

Proficientz

On the surface, solving market problems versus addressing the needs of a market might sound like semantics. But the implementation of each practice in B2B organizations reveals a huge contrast between the two with a ripple effect that may be just as significant.

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Roy Madden

New Feature. Declutter your inbox and read without distractions. Newsletters are quickly becoming the best way to get curated insights on specific topics, trends, or industries. But inboxes aren’t the best place for focused reading.

A flight-tested framework for effective goal

Lenny Rachitsky

One of the most impactful things a product leader can do to help their team succeed is to point everyone in the same direction—to channel all of the team’s energy, focus, and resources towards an aligned outcome

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.

Lucia Adams on Burnout: the Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies

Mind the Product

Lucia Adams knows a lot about burnout: she’s not afraid to admit that she once fell victim to it. A past ProductTank speaker, Lucia is a consultant and executive coach who specialises in helping organisations take a human-centred approach to evolve their ways of working.

Managers: See Your Cycle Time to Reduce Your Team’s Lead Time

Johanna Rothman

Do you have any idea how long it takes you to make decisions? Or, to clear impediments? Or to report to your team or your boss about your action items? Each of those items is a deliverable. That means we might be able to measure the cycle time for each of these deliverables.

How to write a one-pager that people will actually read

The Product Coalition

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Why empathy is a user experience designer's best weapon

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Empathy is a powerful word and even a more powerful feeling. It is also a word that is becoming more and more popular in the vocabulary of product and user experience designers. But, why?

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.

Product Goals: Using Objectives and Key Results

Tim Herbig

This is my complete guide to Product Goals in 2020

Perfection is the Enemy of Progress – Matt LeMay on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Matt LeMay has a problem. He’s a content machine. He’s written 3 books (two books on product and one on the musician Elliot Smith), plenty of music, and much more – which means that he’s prone to going down a rabbit hole before sharing his work with a team.

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TEI 300: Off the cuff on product management – with Steve Johnson

Product Innovation Educators

A conversation of insights for product managers. This is our 300th episode. The podcast started in January 2015, and we have not missed a week. Thank you so much for listening and for sharing it with others!

No one taught me how to decide…until now.

The Product Coalition

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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!

How to Explain Product Management to a Five-Year-Old

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“What do you do?” ” Plenty of product managers have been on the receiving end of this question, and we don’t doubt that answering it is harder than it seems at first glance. After all, PMs do a lot.

Why Product Managers Need to Know How to Sell

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How to Avoid Product Discovery Pitfalls, by Navin Nair

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk Navin Nair, – Product Consultant and Chief Product Officer of JustPark, shares some of the common mistakes and pitfalls he finds Product Managers make during the product discovery process.

SaaS Content Marketing: Why You Should Focus on Bottom of The Funnel First

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[link] Marketers think their company needs to be the one to educate all potential customers at every stage of the buyer’s journey, starting at the top. This is not true, and it results in a huge waste of resources on content marketing that does little to help get trials or demos.

The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

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11 Proven Stakeholder Communication Tactics

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: 11 Proven Stakeholder Communication Tactics Stakeholder communication: It is simply not enough for an agile product development organization to create great code and ship the resulting product like a clockwork.

3 Vitals for Creating High-Impact Wearables and Health Trackers

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Wearables have quickly become an easy way to enhance health, personal care, and fitness routines and deliver notifications from paired mobile devices. In 2019, the number of wearable shipments jumped over 80% with a new high of 118.9 million units. By 2024, that number is expected to reach 526.8

Correcting Common Misconceptions

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Everyone has their own interpretation of what minimum viable product (MVP) means to their organization. While the specifics of a company’s MVP may vary, there are key components of what a traditional MVP is, and what it definitely is not

Blind co-founder Kyum Kim on the hidden power of anonymity

Inside Intercom

But, there’s one company who believe that’s not always the case. Kyum Kim is the Head of U.S. Operations and co-founder of Blind , the anonymous social platform for verified professionals.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

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TOP TIP: Recreate the Business Of Software Conference Travel Experience. We can’t wait to see you on Monday for the first BoS Conference USA Online.

Angular vs Vue: Which is the Best JavaScript Framework?

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JavaScript frameworks made the life of the developers much easier thanks to the ease of building powerful and feature-rich apps that can take be versatile in look and feel across all platforms.

To Canary Release, or Not To Canary Release?

Split

With feature flags, you can control the percentage allocation of users you want to be exposed to a specific feature. This process provides risk mitigation and confirms both usability and scalability.