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3 Empowerment Levels in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link] Introduction To discuss empowerment in product management, I find it helpful to distinguish three main levels of decision-making authority, product delivery, product discovery, and product strategy, as the model in Figure 1 shows. [1] Figure 1: An Empowerment Model for Product People and Teams Level one represents the authority to decide how features are detailed and guide their implementation.

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Competitive Demos – How to Attack Your Competitor’s Strengths

Product Management University

Competitive demos are stressful, especially when you’re operating on very little knowledge or hearsay information about your competitor’s weaknesses. Here’s the thing about focusing on your competitor’s weaknesses. Just like you, they know their own shortcomings and there’s a good chance they’ve been schooled on how to neutralize them with some clever positioning or avoidance tactics.

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Product in Practice: Introducing Opportunity Solution Trees at Texthelp

Product Talk

There are all kinds of ways to introduce continuous discovery habits. If you’ve been at your company for a while, you might get inspired after reading a book or attending a conference. If you’re joining a new company, you might want to try a new tactic out with your new team. And if you’re really excited about an idea, you might look for opportunities to share it outside your company with the broader product community.

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Elevating Product Management: Insights from the Latest Global Benchmark

280 Group

In the ever-evolving world of product management, staying ahead means constantly honing your skills and understanding the landscape around you. At 280 Group, we’ve been on a mission since 2018 to map the contours of this landscape with precision and depth. Our Global Product Management Skills survey, now in its third edition, is a resource for product professionals seeking to gauge their expertise against global standards.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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SUNDAY REWIND: Creativity by Scott Berkun

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a 2017 #mtpcon talk from author and UX leader Scott Berkun on creativity. Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: Creativity by Scott Berkun appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Building a world-class sales org | Jason Lemkin (SaaStr)

Lenny Rachitsky

Brought to you by: • CommandBar —AI-powered user assistance for modern products and impatient users • Vanta —Automate compliance. Simplify security. • LinkedIn Ads —Reach professionals and drive results for your business — Jason Lemkin created and runs SaaStr, the world’s largest community for B2B/SaaS founders, and is the managing director of SaaStr Fund, a $90 million venture capital firm specializing in early-stage enterprise investments.

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477: Three-step VOC system – with Andrea Ruttenberg, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

Market research essentials for product managers Today we are talking about the knowledge area called market research. How do you know that the product you’re developing will actually create value for customers, that they’ll love it, and that they’ll buy it? Have you done the right things to have confidence of these outcomes, or are you wishfully guessing?

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Targeted Email Marketing: Benefits, Methods, and Examples

Userpilot

Targeted email marketing is the secret ingredient that every SaaS needs in order to make email an effective channel But how can you implement it in a way that improves product engagement and drives business growth? In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of targeted email marketing in SaaS, how to segment your audience for more impactful campaigns and go through practical steps to set up and optimize your targeted email marketing efforts.

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Building diverse products: A conversation with Annie Jean-Baptiste, product leader at Google

Mind the Product

We talk to Google's Head of Product Inclusion Annie Jean-Baptiste about her experience to date and how to inspire diversity in the workplace. Read more » The post Building diverse products: A conversation with Annie Jean-Baptiste, product leader at Google appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Are You Bounded by Authority?

The Product Coalition

Everyone treats authority differently. Some of it is cultural, and some of it is personal, but how you treat authority impacts your ability to lead. Especially in product management, where authority is limited, you need to act beyond the limits of formality. Here is how. Photo by Blake Cheek on Unsplash I once coached a very talented senior product manager.

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You should be playing with GPTs at work

Lenny Rachitsky

👋 Hey, Lenny here! Welcome to this month’s ✨ free edition ✨ of Lenny’s Newsletter. Each week I tackle reader questions about building product, driving growth, and accelerating your career. If you’re not a subscriber, here’s what you missed this month: My favorite decision-making frameworks Why you should add a work trial to your interview process The ultimate guide to willingness-to-pay Subscribe now P.S.

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Small Business, Product Management, and Product Marketing Empowerment: Maximizing Success Through Web-Based Advancements

Spice Catalyst

In the article for small business, author Gwen Payne includes product management and product marketing. In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, small businesses need to leverage web-based updates to thrive amid fierce competition. These updates encompass a range of strategies that can significantly benefit small enterprises in their online endeavors.

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Drop-Off Rate: What Is It and How to Reduce It?

Userpilot

The drop-off rate is one of the key product metrics to track to improve the customer experience. This article explains: What drop-off rate is. Why it’s important to measure it. How to calculate it. How to reduce it. Let’s dive right in! TL;DR The drop-off rate is the percentage of users who start an action or process but don’t complete it.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Navigating the Cybersecurity Realm: Unveiling the crucial role of product managers

Mind the Product

In the first of a three-part series, this article looks at how cybersecurity product management is different, its challenges and the skills needed to succeed. Read more » The post Navigating the Cybersecurity Realm: Unveiling the crucial role of product managers appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Unlocking Efficiency: Harnessing the Power of Generative AI in Business Operations

The Product Coalition

In the relentless pursuit of efficiency, businesses are constantly exploring new frontiers. While automation has long been a cornerstone in this endeavor, its scope has often been limited to repetitive tasks. However, a new era of possibilities has dawned with the emergence of Generative AI (GenAI). Imagine a tool that not only automates tasks but also learns, adapts, and innovates — genAI development company, a technology that is already capturing significant attention.

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OKR in Product Design

UX Planet

Having clear goals is vital for every organization. It allows team members to focus on the work that matters and deliver measurable results. Defining such goals is never easy. But there is a secret weapon that can help you with that, and it’s called OKR. OKR is a goal-setting technique that helps teams establish measurable goals. In this article, I will show how product designers can use this technique.

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TicTok Product Managers Search For Ways To Stay Relevant

The Accidental Product Manager

TicTok product managers have to deal with new rivals Image Credit: HS You Is there any app that is hotter than TicTok? I mean go just about anywhere these days and you’ll find kids and adults with their noses buried in their mobile phones watching short videos that have been made for the TicTok platform. This would be a great product manager job to have.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Drop-Off Analysis: How to Find Friction Points

Userpilot

How do you conduct drop-off analysis to identify friction points in the user journey ? This is the main question we cover in the article, so if you’re after the answer, you’re in the right place. Let’s get right to it! TL;DR The drop-off rate is the percentage of users who don’t complete an action or process. To calculate it, divide the number of users who finished the activity by the number of those who started.

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Black History Month: A spotlight on black product leaders

Mind the Product

This Black History Month, we celebrate the brilliance and leadership of individuals who have made significant strides in product and have become effective voices for diversity and inclusion. Read more » The post Black History Month: A spotlight on black product leaders appeared first on Mind the Product.

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You Might Think Your Product Doesn’t Need a Strategy. Here’s Why You’re Wrong.

The Product Coalition

What separates “cool” tech from a sustainable business.

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50 UX UI portfolio intros you can “borrow” from Google, Apple, Facebook & Uber hires

UX Planet

This article is for aspiring designers who are still creating a strong introduction to their UX or UI portfolio. You may be struggling with how to summarize who you are and what your skills are on your resume, LinkedIn profile, personal portfolio website or even your social media page. In this article I am going to share with you 50 examples of proven design portfolio introductions from designer hires from Google, Apple, Facebook, Uber, Apple, Spotify, Airbnb, and Amazon.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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How We Create Design Systems and Why They Are Valuable

UX Studio: Product Management

In our ever-changing world, more and more digital products come into existence in the blink of an eye. Thus, it is getting increasingly important for businesses to stay recognizable. To achieve this, they have to produce a design system where they can maintain different appearances and consistency in functionality and behavior. It is inevitable for them to be and stay consistent.

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7 Best SaaS Funnel Analysis Tools in 2024

Userpilot

Having funnel analysis tools that provide comprehensive analytical insights about where and why users drop off will solidify your business’s competitiveness in the long term. In this article, we’ve compiled our favorite software and conducted an in-depth review for each, highlighting their main analytics features and pricing. TL;DR Funnel analytics refers to the analysis of events across all stages of every customer journey.

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Product management: Outdated? The inevitable rise of the product leader

Mind the Product

This article explores the transformative shift from traditional product management to the dynamic role of a product leader. Read more » The post Product management: Outdated? The inevitable rise of the product leader appeared first on Mind the Product.

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60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP for February 16, 2024

Johanna Rothman

This is from a short mystery story. Enjoy! The Transcript: I’m Johanna Rothman, and this is 60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP for February 16, 2024, where I read an excerpt of just a minute of some writing in progress. This excerpt is from a short mystery story. The food court buzzed with happy diners, eating their mall Chinese, mall pizza, and mall popcorn.

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!