I Was a Product Manager Before It Was Cool

ProductCraft

2004 feels like a century ago. But 2004 was the year that a mentor took. Think about it. We didn’t have Airbnb and Uber.

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Scaling the Product Owner Role

Roman Pichler

A common technique to do this is unbundling a feature and releasing it as a separate product—like Facebook did with the Messenger app in 2004. Scaling and the Product Life Cycle.

Why We Fail: What I Learned From 5 Years with Friends, Netflix’s Social Strategy

Mind the Product

Netflix’s Friends (Born 2004, died 2010). Netflix launched Friends in 2004, the year that Facebook grew from one million to six million members.

Sydney, 1 March 2018 Workshop: Managing Stakeholders and Priorities

Mironov Consulting

” About Brainmates : Founded in 2004, Brainmates provides professional Product Management and Marketing training and consulting throughout Australia. Managing Stakeholders and Priorities: A One Day Workshop for Product Managers. Cohosted by Brainmates and Rich Mironov.

Sydney, 1 March 2018 Meetup: Building & Scaling Product Teams

Mironov Consulting

About Brainmates : Founded in 2004, Brainmates provides professional Product Management and Marketing training and consulting throughout Australia. Topic: Building & Scaling Product Teams. How Do We Make Them Work? Where: Sydney , AU (location TBD).

TEI 225: Create a movement for a product – with Greg Satell

Product Innovation Educators

In 2004, I found myself running a news organization in Kiev, Ukraine, during the Orange Revolution. In 2004, I found myself running a news organization in Kiev, Ukraine, during the Orange Revolution.

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Birst Smart Analytics: Using AI to Operationalize BI

Birst BI

When creating Birst in 2004, the idea was to get insight out to as many people in an organization as you can, so that even non-analyst people are empowered to use data to make decisions. How do you deliver more insights out to more people?

AI, Autonomy, and the Build Trap – Announcing our first three speakers for #mtpcon SF

Mind the Product

Nate started his first company in 2004 where he revolutionized medical evacuation with Paraslyde, later acquired by Stryker Medical.

How To Build Your Audience Well Before Launching Your Product

Sachin Rekhi

Only in 2004 did they eventually launch Basecamp , their flagship project management app to a welcome audience of blog readers, including designers, software enthusiasts, small businesses, and more. Rand Fishkin launched SEOmoz.org in 2004 to share his thoughts as he learned about SEO.

The Importance of Listening to Your Customers by David Cancel

Mind the Product

In 2003 Lego lost $300 million – even though Lego has the highest profit margin of any toy brand – and predicted a loss of $400 million in 2004. In 2004 Lego’s new CEO Jorgen Vig Knudstorp stated that customers would have a say in all new Lego designs going forward.

Moneyball marketing

Under10 Playbook

Perhaps the book that most influenced me recently was Moneyball, by Michael Lewis, first published in 2004. As I read it, I couldn’t help but find parallels between the folklore of baseball and that of marketing.

Introducing the Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2019

Mind the Product

Formed in 2004, THG (The Hut Group) has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and well-being online retail organisations.

DAU/MAU is an important metric, but here’s where it fails

Andrew Chen

I found this from a Facebook 2004 media kit showing crazy high numbers even with a small base of 70k users: Assessing product/market fit with DAU/MAU. How DAU/MAU got popular. DAU/MAU has been a popular metric because of Facebook, which popularized the metric.

From PM to CEO: How Sundar Pichai’s Background in Product Paved the Way for Becoming CEO at Google

ProductPlan

He then joined Google in 2004, and 11 years later found himself named CEO as part of the Alphabet reorganization of the firm. It’s been nearly five years since Sundar Pichai took the reins as CEO of Google. How did this relatively unknown product manager in his early 40s rocket through the ranks to take control of one of the largest and most powerful tech companies of all time?

Putting $125M to work for you, our customers

Inside Intercom

I studied artificial intelligence in college in 2004. We just raised $125M in a round led by Mary Meeker at Kleiner Perkins. Here’s what we’re going to do with it. 2018 is shaping up to be a massive year for the Intercom platform. Historically, we’ve spent proportionately way more on research and development than other software companies we track, and that won’t stop any time soon. This funding will go straight into building great new software at a pace you’ve yet to see from us.

The Six Essential Books that Every Product Manager Should Read

Mind the Product

Published in March 2004, Inmates was one of the first books published that strongly called out the the insane usability problems with most software tools at the time.

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TEI 207: How product managers become change managers – with Amy Radin

Product Innovation Educators

In 2004, we observed a trend in transit systems that wanted to bring contactless payments to avoid lines and move people through the system quickly. Driving successful innovation at large organizations. Could it be that innovation is simple? I did say simple, not easy.

The Evolution of Modern Product Discovery

Product Talk

By 2004, Microsoft was already announcing that they didn’t want to support it anymore, and by 2006 they ended support for it. Product management is evolving quickly.

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Why LinkedIn UX should increase friction to increase quality

The Product Coalition

Since I joined LinkedIn in 2004, I’ve found it to be a valuable tool for finding people and job opportunities.

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More Awesome Speakers for #mtpcon SF 2017

Mind the Product

Nate started his first company in 2004 where he revolutionized medical evacuation with Paraslyde, later acquired by Stryker Medical.

Goodbye Scion – What Happened To You?

The Accidental Product Manager

Note this is with seven different models and is much less than the 100,000 cars that Scion sold in 2004 with only three models. The Scion brand is being retired by Toyota Image Credit: Aaron Van Dike.

How Did GoPro Lose Their Focus?

The Accidental Product Manager

GoPro was originally founded in 2004. GoPro makes great cameras, but they’ve lost their focus Image Credit: superidoljp. Wouldn’t it be great if when you are out and doing all of the exciting things that you do, rock climbing, surfing, hiking, etc.

Product Management is Culture Management

Mind the Product

Belonging, identity and Third Culture Kids: Life histories of former international school students ; Helen Fail, Jeff Thompson and George Walker / Journal of Research in International Education, 2004 3: 319.

All the Awesome Speakers for #mtpcon SF 2017

Mind the Product

Nate started his first company in 2004 where he revolutionized medical evacuation with Paraslyde, later acquired by Stryker Medical.

What Should Product Managers Do When Their Main Product Fails?

The Accidental Product Manager

by the end of 2004. Theranos is in bad shape, but they have introduced a new product Image Credit: Wikipedia. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve probably heard about a company called Theranos. They are a Silicon Valley startup that attracted a lot of attention. They claimed that they had invented a product that with just a minute amount of blood from an individual could run a large number of health tests.

Network effects and Feedback loops?—?the Betamax and VHS story

The Product Coalition

After peaking in 2004, Blockbuster succumbed to other competing entertainment technologies and eventually filed for bankruptcy in 2010. Network effects and Feedback loops?—?the

Design Metrics That Matter | Jared Spool, UIE | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

This was 2004. Jared Spool, Founder, UIE. Design is a process where we finely tune our intuition to create great user experiences. Yet, sometimes, what we think is best rivals the metrics. What do we believe – our gut or the data? In the world of KPIs, some practices, like growth hacking Monthly Average Users (MAUs), have hurt the online experience. What can help designers have better instincts?

The Next Chapter in Online Content Discovery

Sachin Rekhi

Digg (2004) was the most successful to launch in the category followed by reddit (2005). Over the past two decades we have seen an evolution in the way we discover the content we consume online.

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Top App Development Agencies 2018–2019

The Product Coalition

It was founded in 2004, and has since worked with more than 1,200 clients in 40 countries. In the past few days we’ve been browsing the internet with a single purpose?—?to to find this year’s top app development agencies.

Two-day Shipping Has Helped Double Warehouse Land Prices

Userzoom

just accelerated to its best year since 2004 and Amazon could be eyeing Target as its next major retail acquisition, according to one influential tech analyst. Just Accelerated to its Best Year Since 2004. manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in three months, as gains in orders and production capped the strongest year for factories since 2004 , the Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday.

Sydney, 1 March 2018: Managing Upward Workshop for Experienced Product Managers

Mironov Consulting

” About Brainmates : Founded in 2004, Brainmates provides professional Product Management and Marketing training and consulting throughout Australia. Managing Upward: A One Day Workshop for Experienced Product Managers. Cohosted by Brainmates and Rich Mironov.