Todd Russell Hill 1967 – 2001


He passed away on September 11, 2001, when the Towers fell. The post Todd Russell Hill 1967 – 2001 appeared first on Development Corporate. Todd Hill was an account executive with QRS Corporation. Todd was staying on the 17th floor of the Marriott Hotel at the World Trade Center.

Executive Perspectives on Strategic Product Management and Three Common Gaps

bpma ProductHub

by John Mansour – For as long as I have been training product managers (since 2001), senior executives have been telling me that they want their product management function to be more strategic. When I ask them to define “more strategic,” a handful of themes have consistently emerged. Understanding the market better than all… Product Strategy


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The 20th Anniversary of the Minimum Viable Product: What Happened?


The concept was introduced by Frank Robinson in 2001. Since 2001 there have been several attempts to improve on the core MVP concept. Think Agile and SAFe, Since 2001 there have been seven different attempts to redefine the MVP.

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From Airline to Super App ? The Journey of AirAsia

Mind the Product

Overview Since 2001, AirAsia has flown passengers to more than 150 destinations and its story is certainly one of rags [.].

Mary Meeker Internet Trends 2019 vs 2002


She has published a renowned annual research report since 2001. Mary Meeker from Bond Capital is the undisputed leader in using big data to describe and analyze the major trends in the tech industry. Take a look at her analysis from 2019 and her 2002 report. The differences and trends are fascinating. The post Mary Meeker Internet Trends 2019 vs 2002 appeared first on Development Corporate. Product Management

How to be a great product manager during a recession

Product Management Unpacked

The 9/11 Recession: (March 2001 – November 2001). We are in an economic crisis. They happen every so often. In business, sometimes we call them recessions.

Why Netflix didn’t follow the regular Gold, Silver styled subscription plan names from the beginning


Barry Enderwick Former marketing Netflix 2001 – 2012 ( Via ). It is quite natural for any company to follow the industry trend of naming pricing plans – after all, use the nomenclature what others are using, as customers (we hope) understand these nomenclatures quite well.

When 2 Become 1: The Roles of Product Manager and Product Owner

bpma ProductHub

Since the Agile Manifesto first distinguished the roles in 2001, the same person has often been expected to serve as both PM and PO. By Jennifer Gridley – As we approach Valentine’s Day, some may be enjoying The Spice Girls’ 1996 hit for its romantic message. But since this is the BPMA, we’re thinking about the oft-merged roles of Product Manager (PM) and Product Owner (PO). And we’re not alone.

Is It Time For Mailchimp To Give Up The Throne: Who Are The Other Promising Contenders In The…

The Product Coalition

Founded in 2001, Mailchimp has grown its user base to more than 11 million. Is It Time For Mailchimp To Give Up The Throne: Who Are The Other Promising Contenders In The Market? Source: Unsplash For years, Mailchimp has been the go-to for email marketing needs.

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UX of Voice Interaction


When I think of voice interaction with a computer, my mind wanders to my first meeting with HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey. That voice, interestingly enough very human, has excited and frightened generations of movie fans. While the … The post UX of Voice Interaction appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product

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UX of Voice Interaction


When I think of voice interaction with a computer, my mind wanders to my first meeting with HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey. That voice, interestingly enough very human, has excited and frightened generations of movie fans. While the … The post UX of Voice Interaction appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product

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4 Tips to Adapt Agile Product Management to Your Team’s Processes


Debuted in the 2001 Agile Manifesto , the Agile method was created in response to outmoded software practices that didn’t scale with changing technology. According to the 2020 State of Agile Report , 95% of organizations say they’ve adopted Agile development methodologies within their team.

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Paying It Forward: Product Camp SV Keynote

Mironov Consulting

I share three personal vignettes from 2001, 2008 and 2016 to highlight why face-to-face networking is so important — and ways we can all Pay It Forward to build an even stronger product community. This short talk is about Paying It Forward and the important of personal networking in the product management community.

From vanity to value: How Intercom conducts NPS surveys

Inside Intercom

There’s a good reason that the seemingly simple Net Promoter Score (NPS) has become a ubiquitous, revered statistic in modern business – this single number is viewed as a measure of customer loyalty, a way to benchmark competitive performance, and has been proven to correlate with revenue growth (hence the popularity).

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Melissa Perri

Scrum came on the scene just before the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001. “What is the difference between a Product Owner and a Product Manager?”. It’s an interesting question and one that takes time to unpack. Let’s look at where these terms and disciplines originated from and how some common frameworks explain them. When I started my career, I was called a Business Analyst. I did very little “business analysis” as we would look at it in traditional IT companies.

Three Slightly Ranty Thoughts on “Back” to Normal

Johanna Rothman

I wrote an article in 2001: Crisis? All kinds of people are talking about “back” to normal. However, I see several problems: Many of those same people think there's a talent shortage. Management can't hire people for the same salaries they used to pay.).

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Coronavirus Business Impact: A Startup Disaster or a Big Opportunity to Innovate

The Product Coalition

Changes in fundraising Entrepreneurs expect to see private financing decreased, at least slightly, as it happened during economic downturns in 2001 and 2009.

Best Leadership Qualities – Top Examples, Definition and Skills

The Basics of Product Management

iPod enters the market in 2001. The best leadership qualities and skills need to be developed over time. Learn from some of the best leadership examples to accelerate your career growth. A leader does not mean a person who has people reporting to him.

The Best of Both Worlds: Vertical Marketing and Horizontal Products


Since 2001 the Proficientz has offered the only product management framework and training programs that help B2B and B2B2C organizations drive growth by managing, marketing and selling integrated solutions that have exponentially more value than any single product.

Digital Transformation

The Product Bistro

When the bubble burst in 2001 or so, a lot of that gear ended up on eBay , for pennies on the dollar. “Have you heard the news? Digital Transformation is rocking the business world …” During the extended holiday break, I am spending time ruminating on the topic, as it dovetails into a key thrust of a project I am working on, loosely “The Future of Work” Foundations – The Network.

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Top 5 User Experience (UX) Design Agencies in 2020–2021

The Product Coalition

Fjord Fjord was founded in 2001 in Austin (TX). Here is our list of the best and most trusted UX design companies in the world based on our market research. That’s undeniable that a stand-out user interface and convenient user experience help sell products.

What Can Amazon’s Product Managers Do About All Of Those Boxes?

The Accidental Product Manager

In 2001 there were 300 companies in this business. Is there any way that Amazon can ship fewer boxes? Image Credit: Harlem Photograpy Inc. Ok, so I’m willing to make a confession here.

A bittersweet anniversary for eG Innovations

eG Innovations

Since eG Innovations was founded in the summer of 2001, a colleague recently asked me about our 20 th Anniversary, which we celebrate this year.

Commentary on 14th Annual State of Agile Report ? Part 1.

Agile Velocity

From a glass half-full perspective, consider the progress made adopting Agile, especially since the Manifesto in 2001. The eagerly anticipated 14th Annual State of Agile Report was published earlier this week, and like previous publications, there are some fantastic insights.

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What we can Learn from Electric Scooter Companies like Lime and Bird

Mind the Product

Famously, back in 2001, inventor Dean Kamen was going to change the world. The buzz just before the launch of his Segway personal transporter was astonishing. Tech investor John Doerr posited that it would be more important than the internet. South Park devoted an episode to making fun of the hype before the product was released. Steve Jobs said that it was “as big a deal as the PC” But when it finally launched it was a commercial flop.

Design Sprints by Jake Knapp

Mind the Product

In 2001 Jake was working at Microsoft on the Encarta Encyclopaedia product, and all encyclopaedia content was stored on a CD-ROM – in new and innovative ways for the time. Design Sprints allow you to get to the crux of your problem and explore a solution, quicker than other ways of working. They don’t give you a perfect solution or exact data, but they give you more than enough to decide what to do next by helping you glimpse into the future.

5 Positive Things SaaS CEOs And Leaders Should Do To Get Through COVID-19


As leaders, whether in business, our families, or our communities, we have a role to play now just as our leaders did in 2001 to help them deal with that fear.

Centercode CEO Talks Tackling Challenges with a COVID-World Mindset


Since 2001, Centercode has helped hundreds of iconic tech companies bring amazing products to market. As the industry gets rocked with viral and economic disruption, consumers want more for their money.

Creating a “Customer Value” Culture, Powered by Product Management & Product Marketing


I’ve worked with a lot of highly successful organizations since 2001. A customer value culture exists when your entire organization is driven by the strategic goals of your target customers. When that culture exists, you’re consistently rewarded with predictable growth. What’s the key to creating such a culture? Answer one simple question that becomes the rallying cry for your entire organization.

Why Drawing Maps Sharpens Your Thinking

Product Talk

2001). “Could it have been the drawing of maps that boosted our ancestors beyond the threshold which the other apes just failed to cross?”. – Richard Dawkins. Have you ever wondered why the Business Model Canvas spread like wildfire? To me, the answer is clear. It’s a simple, visual tool that communicates the key elements of a business model on one sheet of paper. Think about that.

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eBay’s search metrics used to suck

The Product Coalition

Ben Foster, who was the company’s PM of Findings between 2001–2004, was in charge of that effort. Photo by Khachik Simonian on Unsplash To live in the Information Age sounds fun and, for the most part, it is. In this age, data is becoming increasingly easier to collect.

Embedded Analytics for IT

eG Innovations

More Shoes for the Cobbler’s Children. When we hear the term ‘embedded analytics’, most people think of business intelligence. The concept of embedded analytics refers to the integration of analytic content and capabilities within a business process application.

The Digital Workspace Monitoring Journey

eG Innovations

I joined eG Innovations in 2001 when the company was an infant. The Path from Citrix to VMware to Cloud to Containers and more. One of the best parts of our job is enabling you to become the best #ITPerformanceHero that you can be.

Is it Time for a Licence to Practise Product Management?

Mind the Product

Manifesto for Agile Software Development , 2001, [link]. I recently came across a piece by Mike Monteiro , co-founder and design director of Mule Design, titled Design’s Lost Generation , in which he makes the case that designers should require a licence to do their job. Mike got me thinking; should product managers also require a licence do their job?

How To Build Your Audience Well Before Launching Your Product

Sachin Rekhi

It launched its now famous Signal vs. Noise blog in 2001 to share their ideas about design, business, and the web. Most entrepreneurs assume that the marketing and audience building phase of their startup begins post product launch. Yet I’ve seen some startups successfully build their audience well before they reach this point.

Growth is getting hard from intensive competition, consolidation, and saturation

Andrew Chen

eBay, PayPal), in early 2000 and 2001 there was a sudden diversification and investment into P2P and mobile (before mobile was ready) and then in 2002-2003 people started looking at CleanTech, Nanotech etc – industries that obviously all eventually failed from an entrepreneurial and investment return perspective. The end of the cycle.

Dear Strategy: 066 Understanding Customer Needs and Going to Market Faster

Dear Strategy

Although agile development is now the subject of many books and the foundation of many consulting practices, it was actually the result of a “manifesto” that was created by 17 software development professionals who gathered in a ski resort in Utah back in February of 2001. Dear Strategy: “What are the strategies to help drive consumer needs into product benefits to go to market faster?”. . There are two parts to this question that we can focus on.

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Here’s Why Your Customer Success Strategy Needs Data Science


While some may think of Terminator, HAL from Odyssey 2001, or Data on Star Trek, the products of data science have very realistic uses and are deeply embedded in our everyday lives. All over the world, companies are using data science to cultivate a healthy customer base. However, there are still a lot of questions surrounding this technological advancement.

Planning and Execution in a Time of Change

The Product Coalition

Google, still just a scale-up in 2001, managed to come out stronger from the dot com bust and made a successful IPO in 2004. Photo by GEORGE DESIPRIS The Coronavirus pandemic has turned into a global health and humanitarian crisis.

Product Management is Culture Management

Mind the Product

3, Fall 2001. Or “ How to Manage Software Development in Teams who Think Nothing Like you “ Product management has two diversity problems. The first one is well-acknowledged: our industry must have more women, other ethnicities, and better representation from LGBTQIA. The second is more subtle: in those instances when we do achieve diversity, and especially cross-cultural diversity, we are unable to handle it. The World is Flat.