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Three Qualities of Great Product Roadmaps

Roman Pichler

Listen to this article: [link]. Goal-oriented (a.k.a. Outcome-based). Traditionally, product roadmaps are output-focussed plans that map features like registration, search, and reporting onto a timeline. Such a roadmap essentially states when a piece of functionality will be delivered.

Selling Problems (and Then Solutions) Instead of Philosophy

Mironov Consulting

(this builds on my June difficult discussions post) As good product folks, we know that customers must recognize a problem before they consider buying our solution. Companies that don’t have supply chain issues (or think they don’t) are not in the market for ERP systems.

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Metrics That Matter for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

As Product Managers, it is important for us to start thinking about the measures of success for each initiative upfront. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management metrics-and-analytics product-metrics

How to Stay on Schedule Even When You Go Off Track

Nir Eyal

The post How to Stay on Schedule Even When You Go Off Track appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Nicole Francis, Director of Product Management at Paycor

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Nicole Francis, Director of Product Management at Paycor. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders. How did you get into product management?

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Why You Should Use Mobile Surveys to Drive Customer Engagement and Product Feedback

Apptentive

Mobile surveys are powerful in understanding sentiment, but only if they’re shown at the right place and time within the app, to the right consumer segment. Through mobile, short surveys with specific asks (like feedback on a new feature) are effective and efficient.

Scaling product and design teams is not just about hiring

Mind the Product

When working in early growth stage companies, being able to scale your teams quickly enough is a key element in keeping the human workforce aligned with advancement levers. Hiring might be the first thing to come to mind, right? But hiring is only part of the solution. [.]

Product Love Podcast: Lawrence Huang, VP of Product at Cisco Meraki

ProductCraft

On this episode of Product Love, I sat down with Lawrence Huang, the VP of Product at Cisco Meraki. Cisco Meraki creates technologies to optimize IT experiences, secure locations, and seamlessly connect people, places, and things.

Challenges of A B2B Product Manager

The Product Coalition

B2B product managers face a lot of challenges that are specific only to the B2B space. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management b2b product-manager

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The Executive's Guide to Empathy-Driven ROI

In this guide from UserTesting, learn why empathy is at the heart of your organization's success, and how to promote a more customer-centric culture that's constantly testing its products, services, and messaging to ensure a strong connection with customers.

How CS Ops Drives Market Valuation

Gainsight

Organizations create Customer Success teams to increase Net Revenue Retention, and we’ve recently published research showing that NRR drives valuation. But, then, organizations find that the baseline impact of simply having a CS team eventually plateaus–your NRR stagnates.

A case study: Cultivating collaboration across large product organisations

Mind the Product

I recently was asked to share some thoughts on how you can cultivate a culture of collaboration across a product organisation where multiple teams are all working on their own products and risk becoming siloed.

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The Hybrid Work Model is Changing How Teams Work

CardBoard

What is the Hybrid Work Model –. Over the past year the Hybrid Work Model has become a hot topic at companies across the world. With a new generation of talent flooding the market, they also bring with them a progressive approach to work.

The Customer Experience That Matters Most

The Product Coalition

Customer experience isn’t just for products. As an employee, you provide customer experience to your manager, your colleagues, and your own employees. Is it a great one? Here are a few points to consider.

Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

How to Reduce Churn with In-Depth Customer Retention Analytics

Indicative

The post How to Reduce Churn with In-Depth Customer Retention Analytics appeared first on Indicative. Data Warehouse

Looking at the bigger picture by Rita Cervetto

Mind the Product

As a product manager, you don’t want to only see part of something and use that information to make your decisions.

User Research x Product Teams: How to Build a Stronger Partnership

dscout People Nerds

Working closely with product managers, designers, and developers not only enhances the user experience, but sets the foundation for user research growth

Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram?—?A Top Influencer Marketing Trend You Don’t Want To Miss

The Product Coalition

Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram?—?A A Top Influencer Marketing Trend You Don’t Want To Miss Are you sure you understand what “the old” means? Before answering, just check this list of unbelievably cool Instagram influencers over 60 years old.

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

Cybersecurity Matters More Than Ever in M&As

Modus Create

A robust security posture should be a strategic goal regardless of the size and nature of a business. However, there are certain stages in a company’s life when they are particularly vulnerable. .

A product manager’s guide to customer development

Mind the Product

The Customer Development framework was developed by Steve Blank as part of the Lean Startup methodology. But what is it? Who’s involved and what are the secrets to success? We spoke to Steve himself to find out. Discover the answers to these questions and some simple dos and don’ts.

Advice for the Pre-Product/Market Fit Days — This Founder’s Playbook for Pivoting with Purpose

First Round Review

CEO Tara Viswanathan shares her biggest lessons from the early years of building Rupa Health — including how to pivot your way into the right product and build the winning team

What Is A Product Tour And How Do You Build One Code-Free?

Userpilot

If you're building a product tour for the first time, it's hard to know where to start. You want an onboarding process that matches your brand values, respects the needs of multiple user groups, is intuitive to follow, AND that ultimately ends up making you money!

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Are Your Products or Services Selling Properly on Social Media?

Spice Catalyst

No matter what type of products or services you sell, I’m guessing that your brand or business is actively engaged on social media.

How data can help cross-functional teams focus and align by Agata Bugaj

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital Americas, sponsored by Fullstory, Agata Bugaj, Fullstory’s VP product, explores the power of Digital Experience Intelligence in creating — and strengthening — the connective tissue between different parts of your organization.

20 Underrated Qualities to Look for in Candidates — And 50+ Interview Questions to Suss Them Out

First Round Review

We've rounded up a curated set of attributes you may be overlooking in your hiring process — and the interview questions you can use to surface them

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Empowerment in Product Management

The Product Coalition

How Empowering Our Teams Leads To Our Products Becoming More Valuable Continue reading on Product Coalition ». empowerment management-and-leadership product-management product product-owner

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

How to Choose The Right Welcome Page Design For Your Business

Userpilot

Here's a sobering truth: an attractive welcome page design can sometimes be the difference between a customer quitting your app on Day 1 or becoming a long-term brand advocate.

SUNDAY REWIND: The world is colorful, so why shouldn’t our users be?

Mind the Product

Companies are beginning to realise the benefits of diverse teams. However, have product managers caught on to the same trick when connecting with users?

Top 5 Observational Research Best Practices

BrainMates

“What people say, what people do, and what people say they do are entirely different things.” – Margaret Mead. Observation is an important part of mixed methods user research.