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The Ultimate Guide to Liars and Lying: Everyone Falls Into These 4 Types

Nir Eyal

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7 Reasons Why Products Fail

280 Group

What is product failure, anyway? Not all failures are catastrophic where the product is pulled from the market and the company goes out of business. Most are partial or soft failures. Failure is falling short of the strategic Objectives & Key Results (OKRs) metrics set for the product.

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As Product Management Goes, So Goes the Rest of the Organization

Proficientz

William Shakespeare once said, “The Eyes are the window to your soul.” Think of product management as the window to your organization’s soul. Everything about how your organization builds, markets, sells and onboards customers starts and ends with your products.

Breaking Down the Product and Engineering Wall: A Catalyst for Product Success

UserVoice

While there are many reasons to unite your product and engineering teams, shipping better software faster is among the most compelling of the bunch. At UserVoice, we found that the separation of our product and engineering teams led to finger-pointing.

PROJECT TO PRODUCT: Building the Right Thing in the Right Way

Old and out-of-date project management principles are still very much in place in countless organizations. However, organizations are finding the solution to their problems, and the solution is Product Agility. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

How to use Storytelling to Create Powerful Product Demos

Mind the Product

Storytelling is a powerful communication device. It goes back millennia to our hunter-gatherer days when we used to share over a campfire and entertain each other. How can we draw on these insights and use them in product demos?

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Qualitative Research — You Asked, We Answered

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This month, we presented the webinar, Fueling Your Product Strategy with Qualitative Research. You can view the accompanying blog post as a primer to learn about how you can better extract insights from your research.

TEI 323: Product management insights, stories, and secrets from inside Amazon – with Colin Bryar & Bill Carr

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can work backwards to amazing products. In a few weeks, the name of this podcast will be changing to Product Masters Now. You don’t need to do anything to keep listening, but I want you to know the name change is coming.

What 14 startup investors and advisors taught us about chasing (and finding) product-market fit

Mixpanel

Table of Contents The problem with defining product-market fit In search of quantitative indicators of product-market fit 6 things about measuring product-market fit 1. Nothing matters more than retention 2. There are other indicators along the way 3.

Putting OKRs at the Centre – Natalija Hellesoe on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

We all know what OKRs are. Most of us use them or have tried to at some point. But it’s a much smaller group that have used OKRs well, and for their intended purpose. Natalija Hellesoe, co-author of OKRs at the Center, joins us on the podcast to chat about taking your practice to the [.].

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Is Clubhouse Going To Permanently Change Presentations and Meetings?

The Product Coalition

The future of business meetings and presentations is looking quite bright! Continue reading on Product Coalition ». powerpoint presentations social-media clubhouse

New McKinsey Report Spotlights Product Management and Other Reskilling Efforts in Response to Market and Technology Trends

280 Group

The following insights have been drawn from the McKinsey & Company report: Beyond hiring: How companies are reskilling to address talent gaps , 2020.

How to Engage Remote Employees

Modus Create

Talking about employee engagement is like talking about sports – everyone has a team they like the most and an emotional attachment to it – there is not a “one size fits all” kind of formula to enhance employee engagement, and we all have different perspectives on this based on our experiences and the people around us.

Looking Ahead with BLACC, the Black ERG at Amplitude

Amplitude

In 2020 Amplitude launched an organized network of Employee Resource Groups with the aim to promote connection, inclusivity, and belonging across teams and timezones. . To celebrate Black History Month, we are sharing the origins and vision of the ERG created by our Black Ampliteers. BLACC History.

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

How am I Doing? Thoughts on Evaluating Product Managers

Mind the Product

When you hit a certain level in your product career, a big part of your job becomes managing your team(s) rather than actually doing the work. It’s rare that this shift is ever formally ushered in, and it’s very rare that managers of product managers are ever given formal training.

Bug-Bashing for Fun and Profit

The Product Coalition

Illustration by David Graham Do you want your new product or big feature to look, feel, and work great when it hits your customers’ hands? A good bug bash can help. A bug-what?? A bug bash. It’s an intensive and fun exercise where you put a thing you’ve built through its paces.

5 Critical Product Manager Skills For Extreme Success + How to Master Them. Interview with Shobhit Chugh – Ex-Google Product Manager helping PMs Fast-Track Their Career

Userpilot

So you are a Product Manager. Have you thought what skills do you need to succeed at your career though? Shobhit Chugh – Ex-Google Product Manager helping PMs fast-track their career – says it’s time to treat your career like a product!

Why product managers need to understand the 80/20 rule

ProductCraft

Ruthless prioritization is something we all know we should do more often, but it’s tricky to actually accomplish. Product is a lot like golf — you’re rewarded for doing fewer things more accurately.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Explore Modern Management on a Bonus Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast with Vasco

Johanna Rothman

Vasco and I had a wonderful discussion about the Modern Management Made Easy books on his Scrum Master podcast. Listen to BONUS: Modern Management trilogy by Johanna Rothman. We discussed why Scrum Masters and coaches might want to read these books. And how to use the information in the books.

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Communicating Research with Pace Layer Mapping by Adrian Howard

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Product Coach Adrian Howard introduces Pace Layer Mapping, a practice to help product teams communicate and align around user research, sharing the messy story of how the practice evolved.

How To "Fail Fast And Often"

The Product Coalition

Fail Fast , Fail Often ?—?this this phrase is often used as a mantra. It's a manifest of modern agile philosophy, originated from Silicon Valley's vibrant and fast paced start-up world.

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Build More Mature User-Research Practices with Steve Portigal

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

How do you build a more mature user-research practice within your organization? Find out in this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Figma vs Sketch: is there a right choice?

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Product designers and UI developers are responsible for creating products that provide solutions to users by assessing specific business/market needs. In fact, web design is a vital component of a product's success, from its creation to post-launch maintenance.

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Building An Accidental Business | Cesar Kuriyama | BoS USA 2019

Business of Software Conference

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Scaling Empowered Teams: Advice From Nilan Peiris

Mind the Product

In this interactive AMA session for MTP Leader members, Nilan Peiris, VP of Growth at Wise — formally known as TransferWise — shares his experience with scaling and empowering teams.

When Agile isn’t Agile

The Product Coalition

Signs your organization has missed the point of Agile and it’s become another buzz-word! Treating Agile as just a method not part of a mindset, or culture, is a common contradiction in orgs trying to become Agile organizations.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Announcing powerful new Intercom reporting features: conversation topics and custom reports

Inside Intercom

Today, businesses are having more conversations with customers than ever before, thanks to the rise of business messengers. And it’s certainly easier than ever for a customer to start a conversation and get support. So businesses should know more about their customers than ever before, right?

Consultants: Clarify Engagements You Will and Will Not Take

Johanna Rothman

When you're starting off as a consultant, you might take the first one or two engagements a client offers. However, at some point, you'll see an engagement that is wrong. It's wrong for the client. It's wrong for you. No one will see the results either of you wants. What should you do?

Discovery Sprint: A Free 12-week program for Startups

Strategyzer

If you are an ambitious and early-stage startup, with a dedicated team, a promising idea and the hopes of finding a scalable business model, this post is for you! Strategyzer News