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How to find early adopters for your product

NextBigWhat

Run ads? Go out and start making noise in all possible traction channels? Not really. Finding early adopters of your product is extremely hard – irrespective of whether you are building a B2B or B2C company and the process itself gives you a good peek into the story that lies ahead of your startup. Early Adopters: How do you define them. First of all, let’s define what are these early adopters?

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9 Things we learned from the digital workspace survey

eG Innovations

Without a doubt, the pandemic made the biggest impact on IT since the rollout of the World Wide Web. While the early months of lockdown were characterized by IT teams rushing to procure hardware, spinning up additional cloud services, and pushing through software contracts, we’re now in a place where we can take a step back, breathe, and figure out what the path forward is going to look like for digital workspaces.

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The importance of metrics maturity for evidence-driven teams

Mind the Product

Everyone wants to be in an evidence-driven team, using research and data to drive their product decisions. We all know it’s the best way to work, but what does it mean in practice? How can you tell if your team is truly evidence-driven? And if it’s not, how do you change things for the better? [.] Read more » The post The importance of metrics maturity for evidence-driven teams appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Wikimedia Foundation COO Janeen Uzzell on future-proofing history

Intercom, Inc.

?. Wikipedia , the beloved, widely-known, free-access web encyclopedia is turning 20 this year. It’s one of the most visited websites on the internet, curated by a global network of hundreds of thousands of volunteers who have written over 55 million articles in 300 languages. It’s the world’s largest repository of human knowledge, but as Janeen Uzzell explains, it’s not without its blind spots.

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From Developer Experience to Product Experience: How a Shared Focus Fuels Product Success

Speaker: Anne Steiner and David Laribee

As a concept, Developer Experience (DX) has gained significant attention in the tech industry. It emphasizes engineers’ efficiency and satisfaction during the product development process. As product managers, we need to understand how a good DX can contribute not only to the well-being of our development teams but also to the broader objectives of product success and customer satisfaction.

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Healthcare Apps: 2021 Engagement Benchmarks

Alchemer Mobile

It was quite a year for healthcare. While we watched brave, brilliant healthcare workers combat the pandemic on the front lines, the mobile technology used to support their efforts from home underwent massive change. Healthcare apps saw incredible floods of new consumers as the world transitioned to managing health remotely, and the impact on engagement was stunning.

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Bets, Boards, Missions and North Stars by John Cutler

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Barcelona talk, John Cutler, Product Evangelist at Amplitude, showcases some simple hacks he’s used time and time again as an advisor to help nudge organizations forward and get them thinking in new ways. His key points include: The messy middle Framing bets Explore “ownership” boundaries Hack the language North star framework Watch the [.

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TEI 328: Getting started with Jobs-to-be-Done – with INDUSTRY and Mike Belsito

Product Innovation Educators

A framework for product managers to dig deep into their customers’ needs. I am changing the name of the podcast to Product Mastery Now. The new name is coming soon. You don’t need to do anything to keep listening, but it will show in your podcast player not as The Everyday Innovator but as Product Mastery Now. The logo will look the same—just the name is changing. .

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The Engineering Leader’s Guide to Crafting a Personal Brand that Stands Out From the Crowd

First Round Review

As an Engineering Leader at Help Scout, Anjuan Simmons has carved out a robust side hustle as a public speaker and blogger. Here, he shares his playbook for engineers to get started with personal branding and stand out from the crowd.

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Opportunities in The US Housing Market

The Product Coalition

Last year has been unprecedented and the housing market is witnessing an evolution with many housing trends accelerating by 5–10 years. States like Texas, Idaho, Florida, and Wyoming are witnessing unprecedented growth in the housing market as an increasing number of families move there. Although this migration trend is not new, the ability to work remotely, the need for space to work from home, and the reduced interest rates are significant drivers for people zig-zagging through the nation.

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Platform Product Management Beyond Features: Introducing B-MAP for Platform Ecosystem Success

Traditional PM struggles with the complexities of platform ecosystems. B-MAP framework tackles this challenge. B-MAP goes beyond features, focusing on building, managing, adapting, and partnering to foster a thriving platform ecosystem.

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The dos and don’ts of product analytics

Mind the Product

Analytics help product people to realise their product goals through being evidence and outcome driven — today they are a vital part of any product person’s toolkit. This deep dive into analytics aims to give you some background information on analytics, some handy dos and don’ts and also shares some key insights from a new [.] Read more » The post The dos and don’ts of product analytics appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Remote Teamwork: Selecting the Right Communication Channels

Strategyzer

Remote teamwork is here to stay and we’re not close to give up the office. Teams will increasingly have to juggle among communication channels and platforms to adapt to their rapidly evolving workplace.

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Maintenance on March 27th 2021 from 9-11:30am PT

Roy Madden

Hello everyone, We are planning a scheduled downtime Saturday (March 27th) from 9:00am PST until 11:00am PST. We are polishing the infrastructure for an important new beta launch in April. You can follow live updates on Twitter: [link]. Thank you for your patience. Have a wonderful weekend! -Seb, Oliv, and Edwin.

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Why You Should Start Your Day with The Calendar

The Product Coalition

The calendar in my opinion is the most important asset that you should be actively protecting as a part of your work. More so if you are a… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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How to Build an Experimentation Culture for Data-Driven Product Development

Speaker: Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product, Statsig

Experimentation is often seen as an aspirational practice, especially at smaller, fast-moving companies who are strapped for time and resources. So, how can you get your team making decisions in a more data-driven way while continuing to remain lean and maintaining ship velocity? In this webinar, Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product at Statsig, will teach you how to build an experimentation culture from the ground-up, graduating from just getting started with data-driven development to operating

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Metrics of Success – Rik Higham on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

We all know that we need to measure what matters; that if it’s not measured, then it’s not managed. We know that we need to have a North Star; that we need to run A/B tests; and that A/B tests are awful. We also know there’s a massive difference between what we read in the [.] Read more » The post Metrics of Success – Rik Higham on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Leadership Tip #4: Admit When You Don’t Know

Johanna Rothman

Someone asks you for information and you don't know the answer. Maybe a senior manager asks, “When can the customers expect this particular feature?” Or your manager asks, “How does this specific architecture work for our product?” A colleague or a person you serve asks, “Why are we doing this?” You might freeze and not be able to answer in the moment.

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Taking the Leap: Why Product Managers Make Better Entrepreneurs

ProductPlan

I’ve spoken with so many product managers who have a dream of becoming an entrepreneur or launching their own product one day. Every one of those conversations is exciting because that was my dream too. After a decade of working with others to launch successful SaaS products, I took the plunge to launch a startup in 2013. As I continued to help launch products, I realized that I was prepared to dive into entrepreneurial life myself.

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Stop Playing the Telephone Game

The Product Coalition

Time to hang up when you hear “Product can’t talk to customers” Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Top product metrics talks from Mind the Product

Mind the Product

As product managers, it is our job to define the right metrics and KPIs for our products and our businesses, which is critical if we want to measure our progress and know if we’re successfully driving the right outcomes. But how do you do that? In no particular order, here are eight of our best [.] Read more » The post Top product metrics talks from Mind the Product appeared first on Mind the Product.

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The Focus of Every Agile Coach: Support How the Business Creates Value

Johanna Rothman

How should agile coaches work? I've heard several questions and problems around what agile coaches should and should not do. Should agile coaches focus on: How well the teams use their pre-determined agile framework. (For example, how good is their Scrum?). Enroll (or somehow persuade) the managers in an agile mindset. (As an example, how agile do the managers think?).

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Different Paths to Product

The Product Guy

There are a couple of different ways to get into product management, from college to later in your career. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Tanya Koshy.

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The Four Daily Habits that Help Me Keep on Top of My Product

The Product Coalition

How I manage my product and keep from going insane Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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The Path to Product Excellence: Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Enhancing Communication

Speaker: David Bard, Principal at VP Product Coaching

In the fast-paced world of digital innovation, success is often accompanied by a multitude of challenges - like the pitfalls lurking at every turn, threatening to derail the most promising projects. But fret not, this webinar is your key to effective product development! Join us for an enlightening session to empower you to lead your team to greater heights.

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5 Tips for Product Managers: Members Content Sneak Peek (March)

Mind the Product

Every month we’re able to pack our Prioritised and MTP Leader content with new product management ideas and unique insights from our amazing experts. This month was no exception. In our March sneak peek, we share tips from our membership content on accelerating change in slow-moving organisations and finding the best people for your product [.

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Taking the Leap: Why Product Managers Make Better Entrepreneurs

ProductPlan

I’ve spoken with so many product managers who have a dream of becoming an entrepreneur or launching their own product one day. Every one of those conversations is exciting because that was my dream too. After a decade of working with others to launch successful SaaS products, I took the plunge to launch a startup in 2013. As I continued to help launch products, I realized that I was prepared to dive into entrepreneurial life myself.

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A review of Empowered, Marty Cagan’s latest deep-dive into product leadership

ProductBoard

“In most product companies, the role of true product leadership is largely missing in action. Instead, there are mainly facilitators, responsible for staffing the in-house (or even worse, outsourced) feature factory, and keeping the trains running on time.” Based on the success of his previous book, Inspired, Marty Cagan was invited to meet with many organizations far beyond Silicon Valley to.

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Killing Product Features With Tact

The Product Coalition

Image: Maksim Goncharenok @pexels After almost 1 year of silence, I had to think quite carefully what would trigger my comeback in writing again frequently about topics that matter. So while preparing for the ProductTank Rotterdam panel discussion, I decided to take the time and actually write a piece about “Killing Product Features”, sharing my learnings, since this is something that product people come across and usually feel quite stressed with handling it.

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Addressing Top Enterprise Challenges in Generative AI with DataRobot

The buzz around generative AI shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future. Enterprise interest in the technology is high, and the market is expected to gain momentum as organizations move from prototypes to actual project deployments. Ultimately, the market will demand an extensive ecosystem, and tools will need to streamline data and model utilization and management across multiple environments.

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MTP panel: How to define the metrics that matter

Mind the Product

In this exclusive Prioritised member session, our panellists, Ashley Fidler, John Cutler, and Adam Thomas, discussed how to create those hard-to-define ‘quality’ metrics. The panel, moderated by Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product welcomed: Ashley Fidler, VP Product at Pure Group John Cutler, Head of Product Research and Education at Amplitude Adam Thomas, Lead [.

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Designing an Ethical + Engaging Research Experience: Advice from 250+ Participants

dscout People Nerds

We asked research participants what makes a study feel valuable, equitable, and interesting to them. They gave us dos and don’ts worth commiting to memory. .

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How do I build a global sales team for my SAAS startup? Raviteja of MoEngage shares his playbook

NextBigWhat

How do I build a global sales team for my SAAS startup? Raviteja, cofounder and CEO of MoEngage shares his playbook. After all, each geography is a new market – goes through zero to one, one to 10 and 10 to N phase. The Ashish Sinha show brings you actionable wisdom on product, growth and org building from the best practitioners out there – all in less than 5 minutes.