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Product Manager Salary Data in 2020

280 Group

This article details product manager salary data for general product manager jobs (unspecified type). All salary information was reported by Glassdoor and Salary.com in January 2020. Don’t be afraid to demand promotions earlier on in your career and be prepared to walk.

Why Machine Learning Products Should be Managed Differently

Mind the Product

Machine learning (ML) based products have particular characteristics and challenges, from data quality to counterfactual problems and explainability. What then are the implications of ML products for team structure, focus, and hiring?

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This is What Most People Get Wrong About Willpower

Nir Eyal

The post This is What Most People Get Wrong About Willpower appeared first on Nir and Far. Self Discipline

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Solutions Marketing vs. Product Marketing: One Big Difference

Proficientz – Product Management University

A lot of people think solutions marketing is just a fancy term for product marketing, especially since the term solution has been so overused. But there is one huge difference in real-world practice. In a product marketing model, products are the star. Problems, features and benefits are co-stars.

API Analytics: The Ultimate Guide to Grow Your Platform Business

API product and platform owners have their own unique challenges. Learn how to leverage data to convert, understand, and support your customers better.

TEI 264: How product managers can make better use of marketing – with Jill Soley

Product Innovation Educators

How marketing and product management work together. Turns out if you ask 50 different people what marketing is, you’ll hear 50 different answers. That is what our guest did to investigate what people think about marketing and how it fits into the work product managers do.

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Miro’s Andrey Khusid on the art of distributed teamwork

Inside Intercom

?. Andrey Khusid, founder and CEO of Miro , hasn’t done many interviews. In fact this is his first podcast appearance, so we were delighted late last year when he agreed to join us in the studio.

Look Before You Click: The Risk of Buying Pirated Software

Revulytics

It looks like a great deal. For just $189.99, you can download the latest version of the Microsoft Office Professional 2019. Indeed, it seems too good to be true, but that offer is just one of many on several websites that sell discounted software.

Transitioning to Product from a Functional Role

Mind the Product

If you speak to five product managers about how they got their jobs, you’re likely to receive five different answers.

Mixpanel teams up with Segment to launch the Platform of Independents

Mixpanel

Scaling your business while staying innovative is hard when your data is locked into a single walled garden. As customer expectations shift, the flexibility to adjust your technology stack becomes critical.

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.

Using Win-Loss Analysis to Improve Sales Alignment

Pragmatic Marketing

Because you’re reading this blog, your role likely involves making purchases (occasionally or frequently) on behalf of your company. Perhaps you’re a product marketer, product manager or data scientist.

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Nine Product Management Blogs to Read in 2020

ProductCraft

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to read more product-related content? If so, we’ve got nine product management blogs you should bookmark right now (in addition to ProductCraft, of course).

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Moving to Subscription-Based Licensing Models

Revulytics

The growth of SaaS-like business practices has driven increased interest in subscription-based licensing models. But the move from an up-front to a recurring-revenue model can negatively impact your business if not implemented properly.

Mindset – Mapping, Visualisation, and Mental Models with Eli Montgomery and Rosemary King

Mind the Product

Watch on YouTube | Listen on Soundcloud . In the latest episode, Rosemary King , our Director of Training Products welcomes Eli Montgomery to Mindset. Eli is currently Head of User Experience at Cazoo, a platform transforming the way people buy used cars.

Win the Digital Transformation Game with the Product Mindset

Speaker: David DeWolf, Founder and CEO, 3Pillar Global

No matter what your idea is, no matter how good it is, and no matter how well you know your market, 3 out of 4 digital initiatives do not succeed. To better understand how to win, we should first understand why we’re failing. In this webinar, David DeWolf will share his experiences and lessons learned to help you succeed in playing the “product” game, instead of the “IT” game.

5 Customer Validation Skills You Need in 2020

Centercode

5G, AI, self-driving cars — in no time at all, we’ll be looking back and saying, “Oh, those old things?”

Erasing to Foster Creativity

The Product Coalition

The problem with leaving whiteboard pictures un-erased is that there isn’t any room to draw new pictures. Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». startup design-thinking design product-management creativity

Five Reasons to Attend the ProductCraft Conference Event Series

ProductCraft

Last year, we brought over 500 product practitioners to San Francisco for the first-ever ProductCraft Conference. And it was such a good time that we’ve decided to take it to multiple cities in 2020. As our first stop, we’re coming back to the Bay.

Insubordination vs Caring About the System

Johanna Rothman

Do I advocate insubordination? Some of my Modern Management Made Easy technical reviewers wonder. And, when I looked at this definition of insubordination , I had to agree. However, when I read that definition, I don't see any mutual problem-solving. I also don't see any mutual purpose or respect.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

Mind the Product Training to Launch Product Coaching Service

Mind the Product

There was one theme that emerged for me in 2019 which I think will make a big impact on 2020, the product coach. I think the impact will be so big that at Mind the Product Training we’ve been working on an entire platform to support it.

Five Pitfalls To Avoid When Outsourcing Software Development

Arkenea

This article was originally published in Stackoverflow by our founder Rahul Varshneya. The IT outsourcing industry garnered $62 billion in revenue in 2018 and has become a truly global business; you’re just as likely to outsource work to Ukraine or Canada as you are to India or Brazil. It’s not just helpful for startups and non-tech firms. Major companies […]. The post Five Pitfalls To Avoid When Outsourcing Software Development appeared first on Arkenea. Product Success

Why you need a product glossary to prevent chaos

The Product Coalition

Are there any words in your industry which are interchangeable with many other words? Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». product-management software software-development product-development product-manager

Not just support on steroids: How to build a Customer Success team

Inside Intercom

Customer Success teams arise out of the need to provide high-touch guidance to your most valuable customers – without disrupting your Sales and Support teams. In Intercom’s early years, it wasn’t uncommon to find a support rep looped into a deal or asked to assist with onboarding.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

productboard raises a $45M Series B led by Sequoia Capital

ProductBoard

Today productboard announced a $45M Series B led by Sequoia Capital with new investor Bessemer Venture Partners and participation from our previous investors. Why are top VCs betting big on dedicated product management systems?

How to Train Your Hippo By Ozlem Yuce

Mind the Product

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Ozlem Yuce , Chief Product Officer at Agile at Heart gives us some insight on how we can better deal with the Highest Paid Person’s Opinion (HiPPO) in our organizations. She explains why the HiPPO can be so damaging and what to do about it as a product person.

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The Importance of Accessibility in Product Building

ProductCraft

This post originally appeared on the Connected blog. As product builders, we all know that accessibility is important. It’s vital that our products work for everyone who uses them. But do we place the necessary emphasis on accessibility that it deserves in our product development process?

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How to keep your product backlog clean?

The Product Coalition

Delete Things That You’ll Never Do There was a time when I took over 2 JIRA boards, one of them had over 1000 open tickets.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

The Price is Right: How to Optimize Free Shipping Offers

AB Tasty

Shipping fees have become one of the quickest ways to spike cart abandonment on a checkout page. Call it another sign of the Amazon Effect, but consumers have seen that they don’t need to sacrifice cost for immediateness when it comes to e-commerce deliveries. So, more often than not, they won’t.

Why the future is bright at productboard

ProductBoard

Want to work for a tech startup that’s heading for the stars? Then read on… We are excited to kick off 2020 with some exciting news.

How I Got My Job in Product: Yoann Grange, Product Manager

Mind the Product

Three months into a new position at AB Tasty in Paris, Yoann Grange explains how a degree in languages, a personal project, a blog post and lunch with a Twitter connection helped him to land his role.

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