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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

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 […].

How to get more out of remote meetings with RealtimeBoard

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How to get more out of remote meetings with RealtimeBoard A meeting with three or more people is always a challenge because it requires synchronization across several independent minds. This is where a group facilitator needs to take control. They ensure that the discussion never gets sidetracked, that everyone is engaged and on the same […]. The post How to get more out of remote meetings with RealtimeBoard appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Agile management

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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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Build vs. Buy: Implementing the Right Experimentation Solution

Choosing Whether to Build or Buy. To build and deliver products that customers love, product teams at leading enterprises such as Uber, Netflix and Airbnb are focusing on experimentation as a critical business process. These teams are empowered to A/B test each new feature and gain valuable insights before rolling it out widely. After seeing what these companies accomplish with experimentation, you may be considering whether to build your own testing framework, integrate an open source solution, or invest in a commercial experimentation platform like Optimizely Full Stack. Download this whitepaper to discover: The key questions product teams must ask before choosing to build or buy. The most common requirements that enterprise teams have for experimentation. How to avoid key mistakes and plan for success when building an internal system.

Trends driving adoption of whiteboard for streamlined collaboration

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Four trends driving adoption of virtual whiteboard for streamlined collaboration With the support of an avid user base, RealtimeBoard has grown to over 1.5 million users including dozens of Fortune 1000 companies. To keep up with our amazing clients, we are always gathering their feedback and looking for new developments in the industries we are […]. The post Trends driving adoption of whiteboard for streamlined collaboration appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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Trends driving adoption of whiteboard for streamlined collaboration

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Four trends driving adoption of virtual whiteboard for streamlined collaboration With the support of an avid user base, RealtimeBoard has grown to over 1.5 million users including dozens of Fortune 1000 companies. To keep up with our amazing clients, we are always gathering their feedback and looking for new developments in the industries we are […]. The post Trends driving adoption of whiteboard for streamlined collaboration appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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Four methods to align your UX strategy with your business goals

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Four methods to align your UX strategy with your business goals 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 Four methods to align your UX strategy with your business goals appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Experience design

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How to integrate RealtimeBoard into your Agile workflow

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How to integrate RealtimeBoard into your Agile workflow When you are considering which Agile software project management tool to choose, it’s important to take into account its features and compatibility with your existing workflow. To help you make the right decision and consider all the pros and cons, we wrote about how you can integrate […]. The post How to integrate RealtimeBoard into your Agile workflow appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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Getting Started with Product Experimentation

How Product Development Teams Reduce Guesswork and Innovate Faster. Product development teams are embracing iterative release processes such as agile and continuous delivery to mitigate risk and adapt to evolving customer requirements. This trend is enabling teams to be more productive and increase product quality. But how do you know if you are building the right product or feature? Experimentation can help your team prove whether you are building the right product and eliminate uncertainty and guesswork from your software development process. Download this whitepaper to learn: How experimentation fits in with the agile development process. Best practices for integrating experimentation into your release process. Key considerations when buying an experimentation solution. Ways to optimize performance and ensure security and compliance.

How to make your collaboration in RealtimeBoard seamless with our new Slack integration

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How to make your collaboration in RealtimeBoard seamless with our new Slack integration Over the past few years, we have seen corporate messaging apps like Slack increasingly dominating communications in companies moving towards digital transformation. Global brands like IBM, Condé Nast, Target and Capital One are improving communications and tying teams together in Slack. And […].

Defining the customer’s problem with a JTBD Canvas

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Defining the customer’s problem with a JTBD Canvas 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 ways […]. The post Defining the customer’s problem with a JTBD Canvas appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Product development ux design ux research

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Define the customer’s problem with these three steps

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Define the customer’s problem with these three steps 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 ways […]. The post Define the customer’s problem with these three steps appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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How Scrum Masters use RealtimeBoard for Daily Standups

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How Scrum Masters use RealtimeBoard for Daily Standups And how can you run this ceremony during 15 minutes, especially if someone you have a ditributed team. Every day, the Development Team should understand how it intends to work together as a self-organizing group to accomplish the Sprint Goal and create the anticipated Increment by the […]. The post How Scrum Masters use RealtimeBoard for Daily Standups appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Agile management scrum daily standup

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Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business

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Interview On being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI Melissa Ng is the founder of MELEWI, a traveling design studio made up of seven talented people based around the world. While living as digital nomads, the members of MELEWI have completed successful projects for McDonald’s, Visa and Samsung. […]. The post Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

Drive Quality and Velocity with Feature Flags

Drive Quality and Velocity with Feature Flags. Launching a new feature is a risky proposition. Even the most well designed and researched features can have unforeseen consequences for your application performance and business metrics. Rolling back a poor performing feature can be time consuming and costly. However, it doesn’t have to be. Implement feature management and experimentation in your development lifecycle to reduce risk and prove impact when launching features. Download this whitepaper to learn: How to ship products faster with higher quality. The best way to launch features with less risk and more control. How to prove the impact of every feature release with experimentation.

How Scrum masters use RealtimeBoard for backlog grooming

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How Scrum masters use Realtimeboard for backlog grooming The best practices that will help you to prioritize your team’s work Backlog grooming has proved to be one of the most highly effective Scrum practices. It helps clarify backlog items and ensures that they are appropriate, ordered and ready for planning and development. Moreover, it helps […]. The post How Scrum masters use RealtimeBoard for backlog grooming appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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4 new features for diagramming

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According to the agile process made famous by Spotify: Think it – Build it – Ship it – Tweak it — before programmers turn a hand to coding, every solution is better to diagram and think out visually. And the quicker you do it, the faster you can start iterations and achieve the first results. […]. The post 4 new features for diagramming appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Updates

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How the Instapage product team sped up design change decisions

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Case study How theInstapageproduct team sped up design change decisions This is a case study by Kevin Yang, an associate product manager at Instapage. He primarily works on projects that improve and optimize the landing page builder and has an unhealthy obsession with motorcycles. Instapage is an advanced landing page platform for marketing teams and agencies. […]. The post How the Instapage product team sped up design change decisions appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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How Automattic is sustaining the perception of presence in its distributed team

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How Automattic is sustaining the perception of presence in its 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 […]. The post How Automattic is sustaining the perception of presence in its distributed team appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

Meet the new RealtimeBoard — the ultimate platform that’s customizable for any collaboration activity!

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Meet the new RealtimeBoard the ultimate platform that’s customizable for any collaboration activity. We are lucky to witness a global transformation in the world, where anyone can do awesome creative work with the best pros, regardless of the circumstances. And RealtimeBoard is here to help you find a common ground and achieve a shared understanding […]. The post Meet the new RealtimeBoard — the ultimate platform that’s customizable for any collaboration activity!

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RealtimeBoard integration with Adobe Creative Cloud

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New Adobe Creative Cloud Connector Empowers Remote Communication and Collaboration Here at RealtimeBoard we continue to integrate whiteboarding activities into routine workflows of product teams. One of the recent updates on this journey is an integration with Adobe® Creative Cloud™, one of the most popular app collections for UI/UX Designers and other creatives who work […]. The post RealtimeBoard integration with Adobe Creative Cloud appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Updates

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Barriers to a successful retrospective with a distributed team

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Barriers to a successful retrospective witha distributed team A retrospective is an essential activity for the team to effectively learn and improve. Handle a distributed team? Rely on collaboration tools and make sure communication between sites is clear and timely. However, there are might be a number of complexities getting in the way of a […]. The post Barriers to a successful retrospective with a distributed team appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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Gerard Chiva, an Agile coach, on the future of Agile and developing a culture of innovation

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Interview On the future of Agile and developing a culture of innovation Gerard Chiva, an Agile coach Gerard Chiva is a highly experienced Agile transformation coach, but this definition is too narrow to describe his true value to the companies he has been working with since 2009. His strong background in software development and vast […]. The post Gerard Chiva, an Agile coach, on the future of Agile and developing a culture of innovation appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

7 ways to knit a virtual team together

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7 ways to knit a virtualteam together According to a 2015 survey by Polycom conducted among 25,000 workers in 12 countries, 32% of employees work remotely, while 62% are “regularly taking advantage of flexible working practices offered to them.” The companies have been riding the wave and welcome distributed teams in their workforce more than […]. The post 7 ways to knit a virtual team together appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

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4 Tips for Setting Goals in 2018 (and 80 days of Excellence Intro)

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Day 1 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve been one of those people who crafted this articulate, well-planned giga-goals that never happened.

A Rearview Mirror for Your Product Roadmap

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How the past can provide context for your future plans. For our recent book, Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty (O’Reilly), my co-authors C. Todd Lombardo, Evan Ryan, and I interviewed over 80 practicing product people.

3 Ways to Apply Lean Product Management Right Away

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280 Group CEO and Founder, Brian Lawley, is once again joined by the prominent author, consultant and trainer, Greg Cohen. Greg works for 280 Group and has authored best-selling books such as Agile Excellence for Product Managers, Lean Product Management, and Strategy Excellence for Product Managers.

The Top 5 Most Common Rapid Prototyping Mistakes

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk

When you think of "rapid prototyping", what comes to mind? If you work in digital products, you might think wireframes and mockups as a quick way to get user feedback on our designs. Rapid prototyping is quickly becoming ubiquitous, and with good reason. It is a powerful tool for thinking through different aspects of your product and answering questions to all sorts of design questions. They're also a great way to externalize what lessons you learn about your product along the way.

Women in Product Management: Marie-Pierre Belanger, VP Digital Solutions Product Management at Pitney Bowes

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Marie-Pierre Belanger, VP Digital Solutions Product Management at Pitney Bowes. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

Product Leadership in Scrum

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Three Types of Leadership. Scrum is a simple framework with three roles: product owner, development team, and Scrum Master. Each role provides a distinct type of leadership. As the product owner, you lead the product and are responsible for its overall success.

The Ladder of Evidence: Get More Value From Your Customer Interviews and Product Experiments

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One of the best signs of an effective product team is a regular cadence of customer interviews and product experiments. But it’s not enough to simply check the box on these activities; we need to make sure that we do them effectively.

Am I a Product Manager or a Product Owner? Part 1

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By Ellen Gottesdiener Part 1: Confusion Abounds With the maturing of the software industry and with an overwhelming acceptance of agility, I am still surprised at the inconsistency and overall confusion between what product managers and product owners do. On a panel I participated on this very topic, the presenters had different, sometimes contradictory perspectives.… … Product Strategy

Maybe We Should Be Problem Managers Instead

Speaker: Steve Johnson, Founder and CEO, Under10 Playbook

Yet many product managers and most product owners are too busy with tactical issues that they never come close to addressing these issues. Is product management primarily supporting the tactics of other departments? Or is it a strategic role that is grounded in market facts? Personal experience with customers is the source of product management insights. Product managers need to look beyond UX to the entire customer experience through every step of the product life cycle.

How Home Depot Product Managers Are Fighting Back Against Amazon

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Home Depot product managers are not giving up in the fight against Amazon Image Credit: Mike Mozart. If you are a product manager working in the field of retail goods, there is one word that should strike fear in your heart: Amazon.

Product Managers Prepare To Do Battle Over Golf Balls

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The world of golf balls turns out to contain a great deal of combat Image Credit: likeaduck. When you think about the game of golf, what do you think about?

Embrace Reciprocal Learning in the New Issue of Pragmatic Marketer

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Startups can learn a lot from established enterprise companies, including where the potholes are and the best ways to navigate around them. But they can also teach enterprise companies a thing or two about speed, adaptability and innovation.

Question on Building a Fence in Price Segmentation

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I always enjoy hearing from alumni who have taken the Pragmatic Marketing Price course : I was in your Austin Class last May. It was fantastic, and I had a question on price segmentation for software.

Interpreting your Qualitative & Quantitative Data through Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Coach, Kromatic

Storyboarding is a simple way to integrate Qualitative and Quantitative perspectives into a complete picture of how the user experience impacts the business model. Qualitative vs. Quantitative is an argument that shouldn't happen. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.