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The Art of Execution: What Founders and Product Managers Need To Know

The Product Coalition

To excel at execution, you should do three things really well: Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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3 key strategies to implement product leadership in your organization

ProductBoard

Product leadership insights from Gate One Consulting Seamless digital experiences are an expectation as far as consumers are concerned, not a nice-to-have. As many business leaders face the challenge of digital transformation, they’re turning to product-lead strategy – and therefore product leadership – as a way to maintain a competitive edge in an increasingly uncertain macro environment.

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To pivot or to not: a guide to executing a product pivot

Mind the Product

A pivot can change the trajectory of a company or product. In this article, Shubhi Nigam makes a case for how pivots are essential for successful businesses, and how you can follow a methodical framework to consider and implement one. [.] Read more » The post To pivot or to not: a guide to executing a product pivot appeared first on Mind the Product.

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What Is Product Management…Really?

The Product Coalition

The answer might surprise you. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

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Nothing Matters if You Can’t Deliver: A Lesson All Product Managers Need To Understand

The Product Coalition

Vision requires strategy. Strategy requires execution. Execution requires delivery. A lesson I’ve learned the hard way is that vision, strategy and execution don’t matter if your organisation isn’t effective in delivery. As Product Managers, it’s our job to live in the future and understand where our products need to be, then have the plan to get them there.

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9 Effective Customer Marketing Strategies for SaaS

Userpilot

Are you leveraging customer marketing to generate new and sustained business opportunities? Are you getting the most out of your existing customer base? As product marketers , getting lost in the push for new customers after launching a new product or service is easy. However, at some point, the cost per customer acquisition starts rising, and churn rates skyrocket.

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Are Your Research Insights Distorted? How to Make Them Crystal Clear

dscout People Nerds

Sometimes the next steps for your insights aren’t as clear as you thought. Here’s how to make sure your findings are actionable.

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Relationship Series Part IV: The Product Manager – Strength in Our Diversity

The People of Product Management

No one grows up saying they want to be a product manager (at least not in the time and place I grew up). Yet, despite this, the product managers, with whom I have worked, have been some of my most passionate colleagues. We all seem to have come from different career backgrounds, but like the proverbial roads leading to Rome our paths have intersected in a spaghetti junction of features and functions and user stories and releases.

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Product vision and strategy – Marty Cagan on The Product Experience – Part 1 of 2

Mind the Product

On this week's podcast episode, we welcomed someone who needs no introduction. Marty Cagan, Founder and Partner of Silicon Valley Product Group , and Author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered” delved into a plethora of topics including strategy, vision, ethics, and ways of working. We struggled to fit so many product insights into one episode, so we decided to split it into two parts!

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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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Product Marketing vs. Portfolio Marketing: Which One is Right For You?

Product Management University

The easiest way to think of product marketing vs. portfolio marketing is the age-old motto, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Your portfolio has more market and customer value than the sum of the products. What is Product Marketing? In B2B, product marketing is focused on articulating the value of individual products. The intent is to describe how those products make individual users quantifiably better at their job in ways that have strategic value to the customer organization.

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Product Talk Is Growing: Meet New Instructor Ellen Juhlin

Product Talk

Product Talk’s North Star metric is to increase the number of product trios who adopt a continuous cadence to their discovery work. Teresa shared this goal at the beginning of 2022 when describing her plans to scale the impact of Product Talk. Explaining why Product Talk has become a course-first business, Teresa wrote, “It’s a much more human way to teach and learn.

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Chili Piper’s Co-Founder Alina Vandenberghe on bootstrapping your way to success

Intercom, Inc.

We talk a lot about scaling when there’s VC funding involved, but bootstrapping is a whole other game. When there’s no outside capital flowing in to help you grow quickly, you need to be scrappy, ruthless in your priorities, and, let’s be frank, have a high risk tolerance and unwavering perseverance to pick yourself up back up again, and again, and again.

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SUNDAY REWIND: The playbook for achieving product-market fit by Dan Olsen

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind takes us back to 2017 and a talk from Dan Olsen to ProductTank San Francisco that shares advice from his Lean Product Playbook on achieving product-market fit. Dan first runs through the five layers of his Product-Market Fit Pyramid framework. At the base of the pyramid is the target customer. The layer above [.] Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: The playbook for achieving product-market fit by Dan Olsen appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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My Faith in True Market-Facing, Customer-Value-Driven Product Management Has Been Fully Restored!

Product Management University

After countless conversations, articles, webinars and conference sessions, I started to feel like the profession of product management had been reduced to…. Finding user problems. Writing epics and stories. Convincing stakeholders the above supports company goals (product strategy). Cranking user stories through the agile factory. After more than two dozen conversations with product management VPs and SVPs, I’m happy to report the market-facing, customer-value-driven product management I’ve long

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The Product Manager Development Framework I Never Had

The Product Coalition

My first foray into managing products started around 6 years ago. It was a long time until I had any guidance on how to build products well. I was left mainly to learn from my mistakes. Now, I have the amazing responsibility of coaching other Product Managers. They are already fantastic, but I can bring the guidance that I never had to make them even better, even faster.

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Don’t Cherrypick

The Product Guy

Identifying significant customer needs requires skill in identifying the trends and themes. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Tanya Koshy.

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The journey to product experimentation by Split

Mind the Product

In this spotlight session sponsored by Split at #mtpcon London 2022, Tu Nguyen and Shannon Cassidy discussed how product managers can create a culture of learning and experimentation for themselves and their organisations. [.] Read more » The post The journey to product experimentation by Split appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Evolving to Product Led Growth in 5 Steps

Product Management University

Starting a new company and building it around a product led growth model is much different than transforming a mature company that was built for direct sales and evolving it to a product led growth model. First of all, you don’t have the baggage of a product portfolio that was built for direct sales. Second, you don’t have to go through the culture change and infrastructure makeover.

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F.E².A.R?—?The Return of the King?—?Data Driven Expectations and Validation

The Product Coalition

F.E².A.R?—?The Return of the King?—?Data Driven Expectations and Validation Shot in Budapest in 2018 during our MBA trip Setting the Context Product Managers often start with an Outside-In perspective. That is also the right thing to do. At the same time, customers usually tend to attribute symptoms as a problem. An insightful discussion and probing questions drive a better and more sustainable solution that results in better value creation and capture.

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Faster Management Decisions Can Lead to More Ease and Better Results, Part 4

Johanna Rothman

If we want more ease and better results, we need to be able to change when the world changes. Yet, we don't always notice these changes, so we don't create options and experiment. Too often, we feel as if the world drags us down. We double-down on what we've been doing. Instead, we need to generate options and see where we might experiment. When we do, and we learn something, we might feel better about our circumstances and become more open to change.

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Make better decisions faster by Martin Eriksson

Mind the Product

In his keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Martin Eriksson, Product Partner at EQT Ventures, co-founder of Mind The Product and co-author of Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams, discusses how clearly articulated Product Principles can result in strategy-informed decision-making. [.] Read more » The post Make better decisions faster by Martin Eriksson appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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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410: Getting attention for a product launch – with Ken Babcock

Product Innovation Educators

Lessons from launching a #2 Product of the Year on Product Hunt – for product managers. Today we are talking about getting attention for your product launch. Joining us is a co-founder who got his product to #1 Product of the Day, #1 Product of the Week, and a finalist for Product of the Year on Product Hunt. That’s a lot of attention. His name is Ken Babcock, and he is the Co-founder and CEO of Tango.

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Have a Major Creator or Gaming-related Passion? Don’t Get Distracted by the Surface…

The Product Coalition

Focus Instead on the Underlying Platforms! Social media, streaming, gaming, and other trendy industries have drawn our crowd of gen Z folks into the muddy waters without a clear look into what matters most. Everyone wants to be a famous YouTuber, streamer, social influencer, content creator, a mix, or something in-between. OR, they want to build/create the actual tangibles which influencers worldwide adore to consume (games, novels, comics/manga, media/music).

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ProductPlan Cares: Q&A with the Equal Learning Fund

ProductPlan

Heart, humility, and hustle. These core values aren’t just central to how ProductPlan operates as a business. They also play a significant role in our Diversity and Inclusion efforts. Through our D&I Task Force, ProductPlan has partnered with several wonderful non-profit organizations helping the local Santa Barbara community. We’d like to take a moment to highlight one of our non-profit partners, the Equal Learning Fund.

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The keys to a successful product knowledge transfer: part 2

Mind the Product

In part 1 of Luke's knowledge transfer series, he delved into the three keys to successful knowledge transfer in product management. In this second part, he offers an example of a knowledge transfer plan template — one you can copy and paste to send out today. Plus, we’ll examine three of the most popular knowledge-based solutions, and how to get the most out of them. [.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.