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Why Engineers Should Participate in Discovery

Product Talk

Are you inviting your engineers to participate in discovery with you? If yes, do you get pushback from them? Does your organization prefer that your engineers only write code?

Don’t Miss These Amazing Speakers at #mtpcon Singapore

Mind the Product

We’re beyond excited to be bringing our flagship conference #mtpcon – the world’s biggest and best product conference – to Singapore on March 25-26.

Why IT Teams Benefit from a Product Management Viewpoint

280 Group

Refocusing the Lens. Yet another call from an IT team asking if we can help them transition from a project-focused view to a product-focused view of their work.

How to Apply Machine Learning to Business Problems: Part 2

bpma ProductHub

By “Daniel Faggella – This article was originally listed on TechEmergence. This post breaks the original post into 2 Parts. Part 1 is here. Pointers for Applying Machine Learning to Business Problems 1– Begin with a priority problem, not a toy problem In an off-mic conversation with Dr. Charles Martin (AI consultant in the Bay Area),… Product Strategy

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook.

It’s a Major Award!

The Product Bistro

Way back, when I started the Product Bistro, I had a lot of spare time (between gigs), and I was using the blog to drum up some consulting, and piece work to fill in the gaps and time. I created this site to first describe what I could offer, and how my prior expertise could […]. product management 2018 MVP award BPMA

Productivity Boosting Tips For Busy Managers

Craft.io

Increasing productivity is one of the most frequent goals for companies, workers, and managers across industries.

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China’s Golden Week 2018 and its Impact on Software Piracy

Revulytics

We thought it would be interesting to update our blog post from 2017 in which we looked at China’s Golden Week and its impact on the use of pirated software by businesses.

What is it Like to Hold Google in Your Hand? by Ivy Ross

Mind the Product

Google’s aim is to organise the world’s information and make it universally useful. From this original mission it has moved to making hardware such as Google Home.

7 Terrible App Reviews That Could Have Been Prevented

Appsee

Bad app reviews can be funny–when they’re not about your app. Unfortunately, when they do apply to your app, it’s like a dagger to the heart. Reviewers can be pretty vicious. But, with some simple analytics hacks, many of these bad app reviews could have been foiled.

Key Attributes of Strong Customer Advisory Board Program Managers

Pragmatic Marketing

After a decade of working with Fortune 500 companies and completing more than 200 successful engagements, we at Ignite Advisory Group have worked with some outstanding client or customer advisory board (CAB) program managers. These are the point people tasked with the day-to-day operations of their CAB program, who establish and manage regular status meetings, ensure tasks are completed on time and oversee all meeting planning and logistics.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Podcast: The Evolution of Tech Product Management

Mironov Consulting

This episode of Product Dojo’s Product Leadership Podcast is hosted by Edyta Korona and Arjun Saksena. We talked at length (16 minutes) about: The evolution of tech product management (not a new thing!). Empathy as a core skill of product leaders.

How long should your MVP take?

The Product Coalition

Throughout the whole process of building OHNO.ai , I had in my head these dates I wanted to hit. I wanted to keep the MVP really small. 8 weeks, then validate.

Uncovering Your Most Pivotal Users by Marieke McCloskey and Doug Puett

Mind the Product

A lot of teams struggle with how to increase engagement. We all want our product to be used more often and by more people, but how do we identify opportunities that will transform how your product is used?

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Send better email: A deliverability analyst’s no-nonsense guide to avoiding the spam folder

Inside Intercom

Email is an important channel for acquiring, supporting and retaining users. However, if not done properly, you can damage your sending reputation, meaning users won’t get your emails at all ??. Ultimately, fewer emails arriving at their intended destination means fewer conversions for you.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

How Can Product Managers Help Lego Get Over The Brick Wall That They Are Facing?

The Accidental Product Manager

Digital play has started to cause problems for Lego product managers Image Credit: WRme2. So what do small children want to play with? In the past the answer to this question was fairly easy: dolls, trucks, and of course Lego bricks.

Why Business Teams Need to Start Together, Work Together, and Finish Together

ProductPlan

The most successful products I’ve been involved with in my career came about when the entire team opened the door to the mission at the same time, with similar expectations, and on equal footing. In other words, these teams started together. Not in silos.

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Elevated Product Thinking

The Product Coalition

When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem tends to look like a nail. A persistent problem I keep seeing is that some long-standing practices tend to take the place of better ways of doing things.

Using Psychology to Supercharge Your Products by Joe Leech

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon London talk, Joe Leech shows us how, in order to design products that people love, we need to create experiences that fit into what people’s existing mental models predict for them. Procedural Knowledge. Declarative knowledge is specific facts that we find hard to remember.

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Find The Best UX Course Online: Our Top 9 List

UX Studio

“It’s a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” I couldn’t agree more with Albert Einstein. Almost none of the UX professionals I know started their careers as UX experts-to-be, including most of my friends here at UX studio.

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How to Use Geographic Targeting to Deliver Better Online Experiences

AB Tasty

Delivering smooth online experiences is one of the top priorities for marketers, and with good reason. Nowadays, your customers expect. Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How to Use Geographic Targeting to Deliver Better Online Experiences. Personalization User Experience

Product Love Podcast: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach and Writer of Product Talk

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I sat down with Teresa Torres, a product discovery coach. Teresa helps teams gain valuable insights from customer interviews, run effective product experiments, and drive outcomes that create value for their customers and their business.

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Is it Possible to Work Remotely as a Product Manager?

The Product Coalition

Some think that a discipline based on close contacts with products and stakeholders demands that you remain in the office. They’re wrong: it’s possible to be a remote product manager. Do you feel sometimes like you are physically tied to your seat?

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Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Introducing the Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2019

Mind the Product

We took the decision to bring MTP Engage to Manchester a couple of years ago, based on the huge popularity of the ProductTank events we run in the city. This outing for MTP Engage has a distinctly Mancunian vibe, celebrating everything that’s going on in the city.

Consumer startups are awesome, and here’s what I’m looking for at a16z (70 slide deck)

Andrew Chen

Above: New technology has always captivated consumers! Dear readers, I’m often asked- so what kind of startups are you investing in at Andreessen Horowitz? And since I’m focused mostly on consumer companies – is there anything exciting happening?

Guest Post: Following up on Business of Software Conference – Ideas With Actions

Business of Software Conference

Guest blog post from Mark Stephens, CEO/Founder of IDRsolutions … I have always said that Business of Software is an unusual conference.

How to leverage in-app marketing for growth in 2019

Inside Intercom

All your messaging is marketing, both before and after the sale. So in-app marketing is especially key to engaging and retaining the users you’ve worked so hard to acquire.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Everything B2B SaaS Companies Need to Know About Roadmapping

The Product Coalition

Your roadmap is one of the most important things you’ll produce as a SaaS company. It provides a glimpse into the future of your product and aligns everyone around the same goals. But it can also prompt a lot of questions that need answering, and discussions that have to take place.

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Same but Different: Launching Products at an Established Company

Mind the Product

There are lots of resources to help startups through their first product launch (if you haven’t found them yet, try looking here ). But what if you don’t work for a startup? Is the process different if you’re a product manager in an established organisation, where products have already been launched? The answer is yes…and no! Yes, because your goals are similar, whatever the company size.

Design Thinking Toolkit, Activity 16 – How Might We…?

Atomic Spin PM

Hoping to turn problems into opportunities for design? Look no further than How Might We (HMW). This is a classic Design Thinking activity—and simple, to boot. Begin with a problem area that is challenging for a person/organization/system/environment/etc.,

4 Steps to Managing Unplanned Work

ProductPlan

No matter how much you plan, there’s always going to be some level of uncertainty. As Dwight D. Eisenhower famously said, “Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ” And for agile product teams, this sentiment couldn’t ring more true. While the act of planning itself is important, the resulting plans are destined to change. One type of change tends to be the most frustrating of all for product teams: unplanned work popping up mid-sprint.

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.