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Summer Kim on the best ways to approach user research

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Reading time — 11 min Summer Kim on the best ways to approach user research User research plays a critical function when you are building tech products and services. This practice helps teams understand the user’s perspective, including their unmet needs, delights, and pain points, but also how they connect to the brand and product […]. The post Summer Kim on the best ways to approach user research appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

Brady Flynn (Primer) on how to accelerate growth at early-stage startups

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We recently caught up with Brady Flynn, product management expert and co-founder of Primer, a marketing platform that has helped companies like hims, Farmstead, and Microsoft increase their conversion rates. Brady shared what he’s learned from helping early-stage startups. Here are his tips for accelerating growth. Here at Primer, we started with customer development and […].

Chris Messina on building and scaling products that matter

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Reading time: 8 minChris Messina on building and scalingproducts that matterA conversation about sharing, succeeding, and diversityWhen you’re starting a new project, developing an idea, or founding a company, it’s easy to think you need to keep everything to yourself—including your knowledge, your code, and most other things. For a lot of people, this seems […]. The post Chris Messina on building and scaling products that matter appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

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Hiten Shah on how to avoid common pitfalls of product development

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Hiten Shah on how to avoid common pitfalls of product development In today’s fast-changing business environment, it’s critical to consistently come up with valid product ideas, scale them and move forward to create the future for your customers. That’s a tough goal, but San Francisco-based entrepreneur Hiten Shah has mastered the art, even with a team that’s distributed […].

Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

In this 4-part series, product and technology leaders share insights for successfully going to market with a data product. Find out how you can embed analytics in your solution, from building your business case to designing and launching your product.

Remote life hacks from the RealtimeBoard team: Part 1

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In 2019, remote work is becoming more and more popular: to hire the best talent from all across the world and keep up with the competition, startups and big companies alike are building distributed teams. There are also numerous productivity tools that support organizations as well as individuals. However, transitioning from a colocated team to […]. The post Remote life hacks from the RealtimeBoard team: Part 1 appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

Inside the RealtimeBoard team: How to get the most out of UX surveys

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To develop products in the right direction, we need to research the experiences of our users, discover their needs and unpack the insights. That’s how we build and design solutions, and the user plays a lead role in this fascinating process. As product managers, designers and researchers, we have a large toolset to discover what […]. The post Inside the RealtimeBoard team: How to get the most out of UX surveys appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

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Introducing Mind Maps by RealtimeBoard: a simple yet smart new tool

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The #1 visual collaboration platform, RealtimeBoard, now supports the automated creation of mind maps. Structuring your ideas has just become more intuitive with RealtimeBoard. Thanks to our growing expertise in visual collaboration and feedback from 2 million users worldwide, we were able to make truly ‘smart’ boards that help you create mind maps faster. We […]. The post Introducing Mind Maps by RealtimeBoard: a simple yet smart new tool appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Update

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2018 in review: essential reading for designers, PMs and team leads

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2018 was truly a remarkable year for RealtimeBoard. We reimagined the present and the future of collaborative work as well as the tools that teams use for it, and we were lucky to receive immediate support from the companies and product experts around us. We visited big and small organizations across Europe, the U.S. and […]. The post 2018 in review: essential reading for designers, PMs and team leads appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

Understand context and diminish risk: How to build your first Wardley Map with RealtimeBoard

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Understand context and diminish risk: How to build your first Wardley Map with RealtimeBoard Wardley Maps are all about strategy. To be more precise, it’s about building an intuitive and shareable understanding of your context so the strategy you adopt ends up being a good one. All this is especially helpful if you are starting […]. The post Understand context and diminish risk: How to build your first Wardley Map with RealtimeBoard appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Agile management

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.

How to organize a local meetup remotely

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Even if you like your job, it’s great to have some space for professional exploration, inspiration and education without the pressure of daily work tasks. Conferences cost money and require a day or more of your time. Meetups, on the other hand, are a perfect social and professional activity: monthly or weekly events with a […]. The post How to organize a local meetup remotely appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Product development Remote collaboration

Adapting to Agile: How Skyscanner tracks progress, runs retros, and maps complex processes

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Adapting to Agile: How Skyscanner tracks progress, runs retros, and maps complex processes When your organization grows, being Agile and iterating quickly is critical to stay relevant. Today, we excited to publish a story about Skyscanner, a travel fare aggregator that’s succeeding at implementing Agile processes to moving quickly to be ahead of industry changes. Tracking […].

Melissa Perri (Produx Labs) on how to run a distributed consultancy firm

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Here at RealtimeBoard, we’re always curious about the ways leading companies from around the world approach product development and the challenges they face while organizing their work on distributed teams. We recently caught up with Melissa Perri, the New York-based founder and CEO of Produx Labs and author of the forthcoming book Escaping The Build […].

Building products in distributed teams: 12 learnings from our first meetup in SF

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Building products in distributed teams: 12 learnings from our first meetup in SF Reshaping Teamwork: Building & Scaling Products with Distributed Teams San FranciscoJune 20 On June 21, we hosted the first-ever “Reshaping teamwork” meetup in San Francisco. Together with our guests Eventbrite’s Pete Lim, Upwork’s Jessica Tiwari and Pivotal’s Aloka Penmetcha, we talked about building products in […].

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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 today!

How LookFar Labs optimizes product development and collaboration with remote clients

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Getting everyone on the same page: How LookFar Labs optimizes product development and collaboration with remote clients TODAY, EVERY ORGANIZATION NEEDS TO BECOME A TECH COMPANY. But how can leaders of these organizations go through this transformation if they don’t have the expertise to start developing digital products and services and leverage this new possibility […].

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The fourth industrial revolution in numbers: What you need to know about work in 2022

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The only constant is change. These words are as true now as they were when the Greek philosopher Heraclitus spoke them more than 2,500 years ago. For all we know, change might even be accelerating; after all, technology is improving at a rate unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. At a glance, this technological revolution […]. The post The fourth industrial revolution in numbers: What you need to know about work in 2022 appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Agile management

Jack Schulze and Timo Arnall on the importance of material exploration for designers

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Jack Schulze and Timo Arnall on the importance of material exploration and experience design At RealtimeBoard, we regularly talk to designers, product developers and other professionals leading the industry to gain insights about the future of experience design, product development and remote work. Today, we talked to Jack Schulze and Timo Arnall, designers from BERG […].

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5 recent U.S. studies that shape the future of managing remote teams

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5 recent U.S. studies that shape the future of managing remote teams Here at RealtimeBoard, we are creating a visual collaboration tool that helps leading organizations from all over the world (including Fortune 500 companies) create innovative products. We are always curious to hear their stories on how they manage remote or collocated teams and […]. The post 5 recent U.S. studies that shape the future of managing remote teams appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Agile management

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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.

Jessica Tiwari, Upwork: “It’s important to recognize that you will never be the expert”

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Jessica Tiwari, Upwork: “It’s important to recognize that you will never be the expert” Reshaping Teamwork: Building & Scaling Products with Distributed Teams San FranciscoJune 20 Here at RealtimeBoard, we are working on a whiteboarding platform that empowers ourselves and other team-driven companies to create outstanding products and experiences. This tool helps Fortune 500 to embrace […].

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How remote UX teams can benefit from using RealtimeBoard

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With the growing trend of remote work, especially in digital industries, UX managers are faced with the necessity of managing distributed teams, adding to the already complex challenges of maintaining efficient development, selling the UX vision to the entire company and studying mysterious customers. To help you succeed in this challenging environment, we created RealtimeBoard, which […].

Kim Goodwin on how to make user-centered values pervasive in your organization

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We recently interviewed Kim Goodwin, consultant, speaker, and author of Designing for the Digital Age. Kim shared how to make user-centered values pervasive in your organization. The people I work with are design leaders, product managers, and senior executives. I think they all approach me for slightly different reasons, but the thing they have in common is […].

Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision

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Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision Here at RealtimeBoard, we empower team-driven companies to create outstanding products and experiences while we turn challenges of distributed work into competitive advantages. That’s why we are always curious about the ways leading companies and professionals from around the world approach building products […].

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.

Transformation through design thinking: inside BCG Digital Ventures, Europe’s leading startup builder

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Transformation through design thinking: inside BCG Digital Ventures, Europe’s leading startup builder Here at RealtimeBoard, we are passionate about helping other companies be more productive and streamline their product development. We also try to follow them closely on their way to success and share their insights with our readers. Today, we are excited to publish […].

How to create a seating chart for your team in RealtimeBoard

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Today we are excited to share a guest post by Kyle Chipman, who coordinates process and brand content management at Chipman Design Architecture, a leading architecture and interior design firm whose clients include Ulta Beauty, Chick-fil-A, Shinola, Fusion Academy, Kerasotes, Senior Lifestyle, Mendocino Farms and many other national brands. As one of the early adopters […].

5 popular mind map types to help your creative thinking

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Here at RealtimeBoard, we are building the #1 visual collaboration platform to help you with any visualization task. One of the most effective ways to structure thoughts and organize the flow of ideas is to map them on a canvas. Thanks to recent updates, RealtimeBoard now supports not only diagram mapping, but also automated mind […]. The post 5 popular mind map types to help your creative thinking appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog

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How to make your remote product team more efficient with RealtimeBoard

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With the growing trend of remote work, especially in digital industries, product managers are faced with the challenges of managing distributed teams while accommodating visual thinking (Scrum or Agile), maintaining team alignment and comfort and delivering expected outcomes faster. To help you succeed in this challenging environment, we created RealtimeBoard, which over the past few years […].

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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.

How design impacts the financial performance of a product

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Design is one of those things that can be delightful when it’s well executed but absolutely infuriating when it’s badly done. The unfortunate reality is that we’re living in a world with bad design all around us. Just think of incomprehensible airport layouts or blister packaging. On the other hand, there are also countless examples […]. The post How design impacts the financial performance of a product appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

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The big move: Becoming the only remote member of a collocated team

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The big move: Becoming the only remote member of a collocated team Perhaps this situation sounds familiar: you’ve been working at a company for a while in their main office. You like what you do, but one day, something happens in your personal life that triggers a move to somewhere well beyond a reasonable commute. […]. The post The big move: Becoming the only remote member of a collocated team appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Agile management remote collaboration ux design

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How Scrum Masters use RealtimeBoard for user story mapping

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How Scrum masters use Realtimeboard for user story mapping The main steps towards creating value for your customers We have already talked about the value of an ordered Backlog and the way it helps teams understand what to do next. User story mapping is one of the practices that is implemented to prioritize items from […]. The post How Scrum Masters use RealtimeBoard for user story mapping appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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Making sense of big data: How OneEvent helps organizations keep their facilities safe and efficient

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Making sense of big data: How OneEvent helps organizations keep their facilities safe and efficient Here at RealtimeBoard, we are passionate about helping other companies be more productive and streamline their product development. We also try to follow them closely on their way to success and share their insights with our readers. Today, we are […].

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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.

How product teams can benefit from connecting physical and digital worlds

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How product teams can benefit from connecting physical and digital worlds with RealtimeBoard Here at RealtimeBoard we set out on a mission to help team-driven companies turn the challenges of distributed work into competitive advantages. However, these challenges are not exclusive to teams that think of themselves as distributed. As soon as you leave a […]. The post How product teams can benefit from connecting physical and digital worlds appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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How Buffer is managing product development in a fully distributed team

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How Buffer is managing product development in a fully distributed team Here at RealtimeBoard, we set out on a mission to build a universal whiteboarding tool that helps companies to embrace digital transformation, manage remote teams and think visually in order to speed up internal processes and delight their customers. That’s why we are always […]. The post How Buffer is managing product development in a fully distributed team appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

Sprint planning – the RealtimeBoard’s playbook

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Sprint planning – the RealtimeBoard’s playbook To address the need for agility, many organizations have adopted Agile Scrum or other Agile approaches. However, applying Agile frameworks to modern organizations is not as easy as it may appear. The biggest roadblock? The application of outdated techniques and tools that can no longer adequately support development teams, […]. The post Sprint planning – the RealtimeBoard’s playbook appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

Samuel Beek on how WeTransfer is redefining its product

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Samuel Beek on how WeTransfer is redefining its product Here at RealtimeBoard, we set out on a mission to build a universal whiteboarding tool that helps companies embrace digital transformation, manage remote teams and think visually in order to speed up internal processes and delight their customers. That’s why we are always curious about the […]. The post Samuel Beek on how WeTransfer is redefining its product appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Product development

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The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.