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What Qualities Make a Product Great?

Mind the Product

What are the qualities that make up a great product? It pays to analyse them and consider how they all work together to make a product successful. I remember once being asked in an interview: “Could you name a product you think is great?” I put on my “thinking deep thoughts” face and stare at [.].

Determining the Value of Your Product Portfolio

Proficientz – Product Management University

Are there any simple ways to determine the value of our products in a way that can be measured? The simplest way to quantify the value of your product portfolio, your solutions and your products is to do it from the customer’s viewpoint.

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Skills to Make Working With Engineers Easier

Mind the Product

I believe that product managers should take the time to discuss new product hypotheses and planned features with the engineers they work with. It helps them to be able to plan a project roadmap as precisely as possible.

Designing apps for kids: a reading app user experience

Imaginary Cloud - Design

With the boom of digital, education can't be left behind. Although perceived by many as a threat to traditional education, web and mobile apps can play a big role in children's cognitive development. From a design perspective, there's still a lot to be done.

How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. But how you tailor that conversation depends on who you’re having it with, because your stakeholders’ vision for the future and your customers’ vision are likely two different things. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfil, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. A conversation about creating value is going to vary based on whether or not you’re asking someone to buy your product, or fund it.

How To Manage Product Ideas

The Product Coalition

The misconception is PM’s come up with product ideas. We don’t. We manage other people’s ideas. Continue reading on ». product startup programming product-management technology

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Did Feature Flags Kill the Canary?


The increased usage of feature flags and canary releases (also “canary deployments”) in software development has had a tremendous impact on the overall release process for software companies globally.

Making Decisions That Scale – Julia Whitney on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

In previous roles, Julia Whitney led teams at WGBH and the BBC, so she’s familiar with rooms full of people in meetings where decisions not only don’t get made, they’re sometimes actively avoided.

TEI 284: The Disney way of innovation – with Duncan Wardle

Product Innovation Educators

The strategies the Disney Head of Innovation used to bring products customers love to life. Last year I was at a product management conference in Orlando and the keynote speaker discussed leadership at Disney. It got me interested in how Disney innovates.

Why Generalists Make Better Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Research suggests that generalists are more creative, better problem solvers and lateral thinkers — aka ideal Product Managers Continue reading on ». agile product-leadership product-management startup product

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Why efficiency, not just effectiveness, is key to scaling customer success

Inside Intercom

As customer success managers, we wear many hats. We need to stay on top of market trends and product updates, all while making sure our customers become wildly successful.

How to Reduce Stress as a Product Manager


In 2017, I came across GlassDoor’s top 50 jobs. Like we all do, I first looked for my own role. I scrolled to “product manager” and was happy to see the job on the list next to a nice six-figure average salary. But then I saw the job satisfaction: 3.4. As I scrolled through the.

How to Price Your Product in a Startup

Mind the Product

I’m sure you’ve heard about strategic or value-based pricing, where price is determined according to the value it creates for the customer. It sounds great, we all want to avoid overpricing or underpricing our product and any subsequent revenue loss, but how do we do it?

TEI 283: 2020 Summit Lessons Learned – with Chad McAllister

Product Innovation Educators

Lessons Learned from launching The Everyday Innovator Virtual Summit.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

What Seems to Be The Customer Problem?

The Product Coalition

Finding a customer problem worth solving is key to successful products and businesses. But how do you distinguish a pressing problem from a mere inconvenience? And what’s a customer problem anyway?

Three New Tools You Need to Master to Build an Invincible Company


Leading innovation is hard. It involves creating the right culture, guiding innovation teams, and investing in the right ideas and business models. Without the right toolkit, this would almost be an impossible task.

Deploying Java on Kubernetes with Quarkus

Modus Create

Quarkus had its first production-ready release in November 2019 and quickly became huge news in the Java community.

Decision Supervision – Structured Thinking for Product People by Lucy Spence

Mind the Product

As product managers, we very rarely operate in isolation, and we’re more effective when we’re able to influence decisions being made around us.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Eight expert tips for transitioning from in-lab to remote user research


Mary Luong, Ph.D, offers some best practice advice on how researchers who are used to in-lab, in-person UX research can transition to remote, while still remaining user-centric. The following tips are taken from our latest on-demand webinar , where Mary Luong, Sr.

Revisiting the Principles of Being Agile

The Product Coalition

As we approach the 20th birthday of the Agile Manifesto, it may be time to take a hard look at a few of the principles. Continue reading on ». entrepreneurship startup agile business technology

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Forever Employable: Building Invincible Careers with Jeff Gothelf, Tendayi Viki & Alex Osterwalder


We often talk about invincible companies that are resilient to change. Particularly in the current environment. But these uncertain times also impact us as individuals, in our careers.

5 Ways the Product Community Can Inspire the World – Part 2: Frameworks

Modus Create

This is the second part of an article series about how the technology and product communities can help the world to pivot and work as a cross-functional team by sharing their experiences dealing with uncertainty, difficult decisions, emotions, and data.

Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

MTP Leader Panel: Leading Product in Uncertain Times

Mind the Product

Smack bang in the middle of the COVID crisis, it seemed only right that our first MTP Leader panel should tackle something currently at the forefront of most leaders’ minds – leading in uncertain times.

The “Agile C-Suite” and The Critical Role It Plays in an Organization’s Path to Agility

Agile Velocity

The recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article “ The Agile C-Suite ” 1 and Forbes article “Agile Isn’t New: What’s New Is The C-Suite Embracing It” have prompted some good discussion around the Agile Velocity virtual water cooler. .

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From Data Scientist to Product Management: 4 Tips for New and Aspiring PMs

The Product Coalition

What are important things to remember when you are starting your first product manager (PM) position? What are the best ways to prepare… Continue reading on ». career-advice careers product-manager product-management product-manager-interview

Citrix Analytics for Performance Where does it fit in relation to Citrix Performance Monitoring and Management?

eG Innovations

I recently published an article on Citrix Performance Analytics (also called Citrix Analytics for Performance), part of the Citrix Analytics service in Citrix Cloud.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.