BWP 2017 Year in Review

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Boston Women in Product 2017 Year in Review: By Emera Trujillo. 2017 has been an exciting year for Boston Women in Product. We organized 5 events in 2017, ranging from morning workshops to afterhours panel presentations, with really great event hosts, sponsors, and partners including: ZipCar, Fresh Tilled Soil, Wayfair, Rue La La, Pivotal Labs (an event partner for the 2nd year!),

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2017 Product Conferences

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EvolveUX 2017. DDD eXchange 2017. UXLX: User Experience Lisbon 2017. UX London 2017. UX Scotland 2017. Agile Australia 2017. Design & Content 2017. Agile 2017. UX Week 2017. User Experience Awards 2017. Agilia Budapest Conference 2017. The post 2017 Product Conferences was written by Teresa Torres and appeared first on Product Talk.

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What we Learned at Mind the Product London 2017

Mind the Product

The post What we Learned at Mind the Product London 2017 appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Management Conference #Mtpcon Mind the Product London Mind The Product London 2017I opened this year’s Mind the Product London conference by suggesting that product management isn’t actually about managing products, but about managing people. I believe that to be successful we need to work across disciplines and make sure that everyone in the team owns the product together.

What we Learned About Product Management in 2017

Mind the Product

As another year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to look back at some of the highlights of 2017, assess the progress we’ve made as a community, and examine how we’ve pushed the craft of product management forward. So here’s a look at what we learned in 2017 based on our most read posts of the year. The post What we Learned About Product Management in 2017 appeared first on Mind the Product. General 2017

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

2017 State of Embedded Analytics Report, 93 percent of applications offer some form of embedded analytics capabilities. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

My Personal Productized 2017 Conference Recap #productized2017

Tim Herbig

Before my trip to Zurich for PMF 2017, I was able to speak at the Productized 2017 Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The so-called ‘Product Thinking Conference’ may not be as huge and widely familiar compared to its competing events in London or Zurich, but a carefully picked lineup and its close atmosphere make it quite an attractive destination for product … Continue reading "My Personal Productized 2017 Conference Recap #productized2017".

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The Best Product Management Events Happening in 2017

UserVoice

There are plenty of fantastic ways to keep your product management skills sharp and keep up with evolving industry trends and new technologies. There’s no shortage of product management blogs, podcasts, and reading lists out there to keep you in the know. However, real, in-person events such as meetups and conferences are by far the best way to keep up with industry trends while simultaneously. Source. Product Management

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Creative Spaces that Work by Sarah B. Nelson

Mind the Product

In this illuminating talk from Mind the Product London 2017, Sarah B. Product Leadership #Mtpcon IBM Mind The Product London 2017 StudiosSpaces shape culture – it can’t be helped, the spaces we work in are a huge factor in the way we work so they are always going to define the overall working environment, both personally and physically.

5 Simple Reasons to Attend BASiS 2017

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If you haven’t been persuaded to get tickets for BASiS 2017 yet – or you need to convince your boss it’s worth the investment – here are 5 of our top reasons to get tickets: Because BASiS is the only purely data-driven product management event. BASiS 2017 features a lineup including executive speakers from Adobe, Reddit, Amazon, and more.

More Awesome Speakers for #mtpcon SF 2017

Mind the Product

UPDATED Mind the Product San Francisco 2017 promises to be one of our best product conferences yet, with double the number of workshops , more networking events around the conference, and more fun than ever before. Josh led Greylock’s investment in SmartThings (acquired by Samsung in 2014) and Jelly (acquired by Pinterest in 2017). He is also the co-author of Product Leadership: How Top Product Leaders Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams (O’Reilly 2017).

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

7 Standout Moments From Mind the Product SF 2017

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The post 7 Standout Moments From Mind the Product SF 2017 was written by Teresa Torres and appeared first on Product Talk. In April, we posted this list of conferences. Since then, I’ve been asked dozens of times what my favorite product conference is. There are a lot of great product events, but for my money, none are better than Mind the Product.

Top 10 Product Guest Posts of 2017

Mind the Product

As usual the evergreen product management headaches of Agile, roadmapping, stakeholder management, and prioritisation dominated the discourse in 2017. The post Top 10 Product Guest Posts of 2017 appeared first on Mind the Product. Mind the Product is above all a community of product managers who strive to push our craft of product management forward by sharing our insights, lessons learned, and pitfalls to avoid.

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5 Product Leadership Lessons From the #mtpcon Leadership Forum 2017

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The post 5 Product Leadership Lessons From the #mtpcon Leadership Forum 2017 appeared first on Mind the Product. Last week I joined the Mind the Product Leadership Forum in London. Among the speakers and panelists were Matt Walton, Julia Whitney, Roman Pichler, Arne Kittler, and Brant Cooper. It took me two days to get to London from Yogyakarta, Indonesia for the night before the sessions, but it was worth it.

All the Awesome Speakers for #mtpcon SF 2017

Mind the Product

UPDATED Mind the Product San Francisco 2017 promises to be one of our best product conferences yet, with double the number of workshops , more networking events around the conference, and more fun than ever before. Josh led Greylock’s investment in SmartThings (acquired by Samsung in 2014) and Jelly (acquired by Pinterest in 2017). He is also the co-author of Product Leadership: How Top Product Leaders Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams (O’Reilly 2017).

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business needs?

Mind the Product Conferences 2017

Mind the Product

We’re thrilled to announce our 2017 dates for #mtpcon – and in plenty of time for you to add them to your plans (and budgets!) The post Mind the Product Conferences 2017 appeared first on MindTheProduct. London MindtheProduct San Francisco Mind the Product 2017 MTPconfor next year: San Francisco, June 13. Mind the Product San Francisco will return to the stunning Louise M.

Requirements, Roadmaps & Rollouts: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, February 2017

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View the February 2017 Issue. The post Requirements, Roadmaps & Rollouts: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, February 2017 appeared first on Proficientz. The February Issue of The B2B Product Manager is now available. In this issue we cover everything from requirements to roadmaps to rollouts. We also throw in a few tips for hiring the best Agile Product Owners, and a universal product management framework that’s been sitting right under our nose.

Thoughts on the Product Management Festival 2017 #pmf17

Tim Herbig

I had the incredible opportunity to speak at this year’s Product Management Festival 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland last week. While I will share the summary and slides of my talk over the next coming weeks, I briefly wanted to touch on some of the aspects of the event I was able to experience (unfortunately, I had to … Continue reading "Thoughts on the Product Management Festival 2017 #pmf17".

7 Big Things we Learned at #mtpcon 2017

Mind the Product

For the recently-formed group-wide product team at Tes, our first major excursion as a group was to MTP 2017 – Europe’s largest gathering of product managers with more than 1,500 attendees. There were so many takeaways from each of the amazing speakers at MTP 2017 but something Scott Berkun said really stuck with me: Every product is designed to solve a problem and all problems are old – albeit sometimes presented in a different way.

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

Pragmatic Marketer - Spring 2017 Issue

Pragmatic Marketing

What kind of power does your brand have? How do people feel about it, describe it to others and interact with it? And what can you do to strengthen your brand and its impact? In this issue of Pragmatic Marketer we tackle these questions and introduce "Pragmatic Implementation," a new column that expands our brand promise to deliver practical, actionable training and best practices

Book review: “Product Roadmaps Relaunched”

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This is being hosted at Kronos new offices in Lowell on Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 6:15 to 8:45 pm. How would you assess your own roadmapping process? A new book, Product Roadmaps Relaunched, could help you re-think and re-launch your approach to Product Roadmapping. It’s a real practitioners’ book, written by four Boston-based leaders in Product Management: C. Todd Lombardo, Bruce McCarthy, Evan Ryan and Michael Connors.

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Top Software License Compliance Stories of 2017

Revulytics

Somehow, we’ve managed to compile a “technology-related top news stories of 2017” list that doesn’t mention augmented reality, Apple’s iPhone X or Amazon’s search for a new headquarters (though loyal readers know we’ve at some point worked all of those companies or themes into our own stories over the year). Ransomware is growing at a rate of 350 percent a year, according to Cisco’s 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report.

System Thinking for Product Managers by Johanna Kollmann

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General Product Development Process Product Management Process Product Management Skills Video #Mtpengage Behavioural Design Checkland Design Donella Meadows Hamburg iceberg model information flow mental models MTP Engage Hamburg 2017 Rich Pictures System thinkingIn one of the keynotes of this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg, Johanna Kollmann reviews established system thinking concepts and applies them to the world of today’s product management.

Obsessing Over Customer Success, Demo Techniques and Web Lead Generation: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, March 2017

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The B2B Product Manager Magazine March 2017 is now available. View the March 2017 Issue. The post Obsessing Over Customer Success, Demo Techniques and Web Lead Generation: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, March 2017 appeared first on Proficientz - Product Management Training for B2B. In this issue we cover everything from obsessing over customer success to demo techniques to improving your website lead generation and conversion.

Obsessing Over Customer Success, Demo Techniques and Web Lead Generation: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, March 2017

Proficientz

The March 2017 Issue of The B2B Product Manager Magazine is now available. View the March 2017 Issue. The post Obsessing Over Customer Success, Demo Techniques and Web Lead Generation: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, March 2017 appeared first on Proficientz - Product Management Training for B2B. In this issue we cover everything from obsessing over customer success to demo techniques to improving your website lead generation and conversion.

Innovate like a startup–and other innovation insights for product managers Nov 3, 2017

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Join me at the annual PDMA conference, Chicago Nov 12-15. Five educational tracks and 30+ sessions. I’m co-presenting with John Spero from Praxair on how organizations effectively and simply accelerate their product capability. I’ll also be leading a workshop with Sudhi Gulur from Boeing, applying the Lean Canvas as a minimum viable business case.

3 Ways to Apply Lean Product Management Right Away

280 Group

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. Today Greg will share three ways that Product Managers can apply Lean methodologies in their day to day work. Watch The Video Three things you can do right out of the gate are increase.[continue

Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri

Mind the Product

In this insightful talk from Mind the Product San Francisco 2017, Melissa shares how to identify whether you are in the build trap – and more importantly what we can do as product leaders and product managers to escape it. Agile Organisation Product Management Process Role Video Melissa Perri Mind the Product San Francisco 2017 MTPcon

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. We gathered so much insight, so many great examples, and so many pithy quotes that we simply didn’t have space to include everything we really wanted to.

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

Product Talk

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. Without a strong background in research methods, it’s hard to know how you are doing. I’ve developed a simple framework to help teams evaluate the effectiveness of their methods. It’s called the Ladder of Evidence and I explain it in the video below.

Even More Amazing Speakers for #mtpcon London 2017

Mind the Product

Mind the Product London 2017 on September 8 will be better than ever, with more workshops, more networking, and more fun than ever. The post Even More Amazing Speakers for #mtpcon London 2017 appeared first on MindTheProduct. But most importantly #mtpcon will, as usual, bring you the best minds in product from around the world for a day full of thought-provoking insight, inspiration, and learning.

Product-Driven Growth | David Barrett, Expensify | BoS USA 2017

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In this talk from BoS USA 2017, Expensify Founder/CEO David Barrett shares his insights on building product-led growth, and what it means to create a product so engaging that it can spur and maintain its own growth organically. The post Product-Driven Growth | David Barrett, Expensify | BoS USA 2017 appeared first on Business of Software USA. Videos of 2017 Talks 2017 BoS USA 2017 David Barrett Founder Story growth product USA 2017

Design Sprints by Jake Knapp

Mind the Product

In this incredible talk from Mind the Product London 2017, Jake Knapp shared how he developed the Design Sprint, and how to do them well. Product Design Product Development Process Prototyping User Experience (UX) User Research Video #Mtpcon 2017 Design Sprint Jake Knapp Mind the Product LondonDesign Sprints allow you to get to the crux of your problem and explore a solution, quicker than other ways of working.

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

Mind the Product

Mind the Product San Francisco 2017 promises to be one of our best product conferences yet, with double the number of workshops, more networking events around the conference, and more fun than ever before. He is also the co-author of Product Leadership: How Top Product Leaders Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams (O’Reilly 2017).