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Are You Missing the Window to Influence Your Stakeholders?

The Product Coalition

Consciously identifying decision windows to maximise your chances to influence decision makers.

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How to Find Product Market Fit and 8 Ways to Test It

Centercode

Achieving product market fit is crucial for business success. Discover a 4-step process to find and determine product market fit and explore 8 simple ways to test and validate it throughout the development life cycle. By understanding your target customers and validating your product or service, you can drive business growth and stay ahead of the competition.

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The Chocolate Cake Problem

Mironov Consulting

In my experience, there’s usually a fundamental misalignment between two broad groups at software companies – especially B2B/enterprise companies — that I’ve been thinking/writing for a while.  One group (sales, implementation/customer success, professional services, account-based marketing) is trained and paid and rewarded to focus on one customer at a time , with current-quarter timelines.

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Building diverse product teams: Why it matters and how to achieve it

Mind the Product

within Read more » The post Building diverse product teams: Why it matters and how to achieve it appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Product Management Careers: Job Prospects, Pathways, and Must-Have Skills (2024)

The product management job market in 2024 reflects the fast-growing and ever-evolving nature of the field. For product managers looking to future-proof their careers and take advantage of new opportunities, staying informed about the professional landscape is a smart move. In this comprehensive career guide from Regis College, you’ll learn about: The current job outlook for product managers in 2024 Six professional pathways and the average salaries for these roles in the U.S.

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Concept Series Part I: Strategy – A Warm Blanket or a Restrictive Straitjacket?

The People of Product Management

How do you feel about strategy? I am not referring here to any particular strategy, just the general concept of strategy. This may seem like an odd question, but the answer has an important impact on how successfully a strategy can be implemented. To some a strategy is a warm blanket protecting them, making them feel safe. To others strategy is a straitjacket, tight and confining.

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How to Effectively Prioritize Ideas for Your Products

Gocious Blog

When it comes to creating new products , it is vital to have a clear strategy in mind. You need to consider how the product will meet the needs of the consumer, not just the things they say they want. In other words, what are their pain points, and how will you go about resolving them?

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What B2B companies can learn from Duolingo’s growth strategy

Mind the Product

As B2B companies build their PLG strategies, they can take lessons from how B2C companies have succeeded. In Pendo’s PLG Teardown web series, the panel of experts take a deep dive into how the app Duolingo has scaled growth so well and why it continues to delight users. Here's what they learned. Read more » The post What B2B companies can learn from Duolingo’s growth strategy appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Five Ways You Can Apply Agile Design to the Creative Process

Emerge Insights

When you think of agile as a digital product workflow process, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If software development popped in your head instead of agile design, you wouldn’t be wrong. Until recently, agile has largely been relegated to the technical and developmental production of software. In the early 2000s, a […] The post Five Ways You Can Apply Agile Design to the Creative Process appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency.

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A Data Science Product Manager Skill Checklist

The Product Coalition

So you want to be a data science product manager?

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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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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Jennifer Marx, Vice President of Product Management at Sythentaic?

280 Group

For our next installment of our Women in Product Management Series, I connected with Jennifer Marx , Vice President of Product Management at Synthetaic.  To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.  TLDR Jennifer studied to work in finance but ended up in technology, which resulted in her interacting with software users & buyers, acting as the voice of the customer (VOC).

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How to build an MVP that matters

Mind the Product

A Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a powerful tool, but is often misinterpreted as the lowest quality thing you can build. Robert Schlaff explains how he's built MVPs that matter. Read more » The post How to build an MVP that matters appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Tools of the Trade: Using Personal Knowledge Management to Solve Problems and Boost Creativity

Product Talk

The world of digital products is evolving quickly. Whether you’re trying to keep track of everything you learn about your customers during continuous discovery , keep tabs on the latest thought leadership and learnings from others in the industry, or keep on top of all the newest products on the market, you can quickly get overwhelmed. So how do you keep up?

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Crypto Arbitrage Trading Bot: What Product People Need To Know

The Product Coalition

Traders don’t require to depend on one market to achieve their preferred assets. As more Exchanges and platforms welcome traders, many emulating markets are offering the same products. Even in fields like Cryptocurrency, there are a bunch where people can buy and sell digital assets. Preferably, the assets on one exchange should have the same price as on other platforms.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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432: Creating or improving the product-led organization – with Paul Ortchanian

Product Innovation Educators

How organizations can empower product managers Today we are talking about what a product-led organization is, barriers that can prevent an organization from being product-led, and actions to create the product-led organization. Our guest is Paul Ortchanian , a problem-solver by nature and founder of Bain Public. He has a great deal of experience that has helped him be well-rounded in product management.

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Data as a product – Omar Sallam on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Data has been the talk of the town for product managers over the past few years. To provide some insights on data as a product, how to manage data products, and conclude whether it's pronounced 'Dayta' or 'Daata', we spoke to data expert, Omar Sallam, Senior Product Manager at Booking.com. Read more » The post Data as a product – Omar Sallam on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Product Analysis in SaaS: Types, Steps, and Tools

Userpilot

What is product analysis and what are its benefits? These are just a couple of questions we answer in the article. We also explore: Different types of product analysis The steps needed to analyze your product The tools you can use Let’s get right to it! TL;DR Product analysis is the process of collecting and analyzing data about various aspects of product performance.

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How Product Managers Track Customer Product Feedback

The Product Coalition

Here are 12 of the most common feedback collection methods. Collecting and making sense of customer feedback is a primary responsibility of product teams. Collecting product feedback is one of the main tasks of Product Managers. It’s their job to try to understand what customers need, and put that together with a number of other considerations to create a thoughtful product strategy.

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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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The Amplitude Journey: How Engineering, Sales, and Persistence Built a Product Analytics Powerhouse

ProductBoard

Today, we’re excited to kick off a new interview series on the Productboard blog, delving into the lesser-known aspects of product strategies from top software companies. Our CEO, Hubert Palán, shares a few thoughts on the inspiration behind the series below. But if you’re eager to dive into our first interview featuring Amplitude CEO Spenser Skates, scroll down below.

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Deep dive: Why is outcome-led so tricky? by Dave Martin

Mind the Product

Why is it so difficult for organisations to become outcome led and what is the role of product leaders in making an outcome-led approach work? Read more » The post Deep dive: Why is outcome-led so tricky? by Dave Martin appeared first on Mind the Product.

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In-App Resource Center for SaaS: A Complete Guide [+ Examples and Tools]

Userpilot

How do you build an in-app resource center that gives customers a valuable self-service experience ? In this article, we cover: What to include in your resource center 8 SaaS examples to inspire your new resource center How to create a help center in just three steps Let’s get started. TL;DR An in-app resource center is a space where users can find educational content and help articles within the application itself.

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Augmented Reality Apps: What Lies Ahead of Future Vision?

The Product Coalition

Augmented reality apps may sound futuristic, but consumers and marketers are embracing the concept far more quickly than you may expect. Check it out. In the next five years, around 48% are interested in employing AR and other metaverse technology to shop. In addition, 38% of marketers reported employing augmented reality to engage customers online and in-store.

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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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Zambian-born UX Designer on the Differences in Service Design in the U.S. and Japan – Interview with Nondo Sikazwe Part-2

freshtrax

I sat down with Nondo Sikazwe again to speak more about the design differences between Africa, America, and Japan. This Zambian-born designer worked as an architect in South Africa, studied design at Stanford University, and currently works as a UX designer in Tokyo. His unique background gives him a unique set of perspectives when it comes to cultural differences in design.

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6 ways for product managers to drive GTM outcomes in B2B companies

Mind the Product

Regardless of whether a B2B company adopts a ‘sales led’, ‘product led’ or ‘hybrid product led, sales assisted model, product managers play a pivotal role in providing an x-functional linkage between customers, sales and marketing org and engineers. In this post, Ankur Goel lists 6 critical ways that the best product managers provide the necessary linkage and add value in his guest post.

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Customer Success Strategy: 15 Actionable Tactics to Drive SaaS Growth [+ Examples]

Userpilot

In SaaS, customer success is needed to ensure that your customers achieve their desired outcomes with your product and become loyal advocates for your brand. But how do you create a customer success strategy that works? And what are some of the best practices and examples across the customer journey? In this article, we’ll show you how to build an effective customer success strategy that drives SaaS growth.

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Let’s Beat Imposter Syndrome Together: What Product People Need to Know

The Product Coalition

If there’s one common mosquito biting all product managers in tech, it’s the imposter syndrome that plagues all of us. If you ask any PM (product manager) in the tech industry — no matter what company or product, chances are that they’ll agree that imposter syndrome is real. We could honestly just dub it the “ PM Imposter Syndrome” : the condition of feeling anxious or internally unsuccessful due to any lack of “building the product” within a product team, even if the team itself is successful.

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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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Brand is behavior

Mixpanel

If brands of the past were static, today’s brands are treated as living beings. That means we’re judged and measured by our decisions and how we show up in the world. Strange times. Today’s brands are built differently: They’re open, collaborative, built with networks, and must adapt every few years versus every decade. They are more responsible for uplifting the communities and cultures they seek to be a part of.

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Sunday Rewind: Can AI create a fairer world? by Kriti Sharma

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a look at Kriti Sharma’s 2019 #mtpcon London talk on whether AI can create a fairer world. Kriti, a Google Scholar and UN Advisor, looks at the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on decision making and at what product people should do to ensure it is ethical and fair. The algorithms Read more » The post Sunday Rewind: Can AI create a fairer world?

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25+ Good Survey Questions to Ask Your Customers to Collect Valuable Insights

Userpilot

We can all recognize good survey questions when we see them. They’re well crafted to help you gather valuable user feedback. But crafting one can be a real head-scratcher. Where do you begin? What should you (or shouldn’t you) ask? Which question(s) will draw better responses? In this article, we discuss different types of questions, and how to write good surveys.