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To PLG or not to PLG

The Product Coalition

To PLG, or not to PLG? There’s lots of writing about Product Led Growth (PLG). What is it exactly, what are the benefits, and how to get it right. Yet I’ve read relatively little about the key question: when should a startup even try to take the PLG route? And I’ve heard many misconceptions about it. As a PLG founder myself (quick plug for tagbox.io), it wasn’t at all an obvious choice, and I was personally surprised by so many aspects of it over the past couple of years, I wanted to jump into t

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Deep dive: Navigating uncertainties as a product manager by Lara Kulesh

Mind the Product

In an ever-evolving tech landscape, product managers must skillfully navigate uncertainties to achieve success. Product Leader Lara Kulesh discusses how we can respond to unforeseen circumstances in product management. Read more » The post Deep dive: Navigating uncertainties as a product manager by Lara Kulesh appeared first on Mind the Product.

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5 Trends in Product Management for 2023

Gocious Blog

Every industry sees trends that come and go, but sometimes there are trends that stay for the long term and eventually become the norm. While it's interesting to pay attention to short-term trends, it's more important to recognize when a lasting shift is happening in the industry. In the field of product management , there are trends that come and go.

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Brand Men & the History of Product Management

280 Group

The Beginnings of Product Management It’s 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio. A junior executive working in the advertising department at Procter and Gamble (P&G) has become frustrated while working on advertising campaign for Camay soap. His frustration stems from the fact that Camay soap is practically in direct competition with another brand/product made by Procter and Gamble: Ivory Soap.

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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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What Should Product Managers Tell Customers About Deliveries?

The Accidental Product Manager

With deliveries, sometimes later is better Image Credit: Javi The good news is that your customer has ordered your product. The bad news is that they don’t have it yet. It’s going to take some time for you to get it from where you store it to their location. This means that your customer is going to have to put up with a delivery delay. As a product manager, how should you go about dealing with this delay?

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Product Leadership: What Makes a Good Product Leader Great?

Dragonboat

As a product leader, you are responsible for the high-level product strategy of your organization. But how do you jump the chasm from good product leader to great product leader to ensure that your team wins long-term? That’s exactly what we asked 13 seasoned product executives in last summer’s Chief Product Officer Webinar Series. Follow […] The post Product Leadership: What Makes a Good Product Leader Great?

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The Role of Customer Success Teams

The Product Coalition

Let’s talk about how CS teams drive value in logging customer feedback, product roadmapping, and closing the loop. Your Customer Success team is critical to an effective feedback management process. Building a customer feedback management system? Don’t forget to include your customer success team — they’re critical. Specifically, they can play three critical roles in your feedback management system: collecting feedback, supporting roadmapping, and closing the loop.

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SUNDAY REWIND: The psychology behind successful products by Nathalie Nahai

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a #mtpcon San Francisco talk by author and web psychologist Nathalie Nahai called The psychology behind successful products. Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: The psychology behind successful products by Nathalie Nahai appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How Is a Product Roadmap Different From Other Types of Roadmaps?

Gocious Blog

In the world of product manufacturing, roadmaps are essential components in the development process. These tools offer a visual representation of a strategic plan which helps to align product teams to specific goals while creating transparency in the process. While the product roadmap is the tool that leads the product development process, it will differ from other roadmaps your company may be using for engineering, finances, or project management.

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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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435: Hershey’s award-winning approach to innovation – with Charlie Chappell and Greg Coticchia

Product Innovation Educators

Learn from the 2022 winner of PDMA’s Outstanding Corporate Innovator award – for product managers For the last 36 years, each year the Outstanding Corporate Innovator award is provided by PDMA to an organization that excels in innovation. At the time of this recording, the last winner was Hershey, and I was at their award ceremony. There were boxes of Hershey chocolate treats for everyone.

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Goal-Question-Metrics: A Holistic Alternative to Objectives and Key Results

The Product Coalition

Goal-Question-Metrics (GQMs): A Holistic Alternative to Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) GQM’s approach is to ask wide-ranging questions about a Goal. This makes it more holistic and complete than OKRs or at least, a way to select higher impact Key Results. GQM Use in Ancient Times On a recent product requirements document, I laid out measures of success using an old favorite: Goal-Question-Metric (GQM).

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Designing conversations in product- Daniel Stillman on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

What is it like to design regular conversations for a living, and how can doing this applies to the product management craft? Tune into our conversation with Daniel Stillman, Author of Good Talk – How To Design Conversations That Matter’ to find out. Featured Links: Follow Daniel on LinkedIn and Twitter | Daniel’s website | The Conversation Factory | Daniel’s book ‘Good Talk – How To Read more » The post Designing conversations in product-

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Get hands-on product analytics and Mixpanel training with Mammoth Growth

Mixpanel

Data has become the heartbeat of modern businesses. From e-commerce to finance, logistics to healthcare, data-driven decision-making is at the core of success. But with so many data sources, channels, and tools, how can you ensure that you’re making the right decisions? Enter product analytics—the art of collecting, analyzing, and leveraging data to optimize products, explore user behavior, and drive business growth.

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How Embedded Analytics Helps Product Managers Exceed Their KPIs

Embedded analytics can help you deliver cutting-edge analytics experiences to your end-users that align with KPIs that are critical to the growth and success of your business. Read this eBook to learn how an embedded analytics platform, like Qrvey, can help PMs exceed the following KPIs: Growing revenue while improving customer retention rate Delivering rapid time to value Earning a high net-promoter score Increasing Gross Margin / Profitability Conversion rate from trial to paid Don’t just meet

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10 Biggest SaaS Challenges: How to Protect Your Business and Ensure Growth

Userpilot

While product growth may seem as simple as “attract customers to your Software-as-a-Service solution” there are countless SaaS challenges and customer issues that you’ll need to overcome along the way. This article will go over 10 different challenges across product, sales, and general business to help SaaS businesses identify (then overcome) these obstacles!

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The Process Behind Building a Private Blockchain Network!

The Product Coalition

Blockchain technology has been a game-changer in the field of finance and business. It offers secure and transparent transactions without intermediaries, making it a popular choice for businesses looking to streamline their operations. While most people associate blockchain with public cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, there are also private blockchain networks that are used by businesses to improve efficiency and security.

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What are the key fundamentals of product management?

Mind the Product

In this adapted chapter from his book The Product Manager's Guide: Strategy, Psychology and Leadership at Work, Daniel Chak, Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. discusses the fundamentals of product management for those aspiring to break into the product management craft, or those who need a refresher and are looking to go back to basics.

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Japanese Yurukyara: The Cute and Quirky Mascots Taking Over Japan

freshtrax

Japan has created some of the most beloved characters in entertainment, many of which have become internationally famous! Characters like Mario, Hello Kitty, and Pikachu are known for their cuteness and the franchises that they support; but they aren’t the only characters that you’ll find. If you’ve ever been to Japan, then you may have noticed that cute characters are almost everywhere you look.

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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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AI Product Management 101: How to Leverage Artificial Intelligence Successfully?

Userpilot

What is AI product management? How can product managers harness the power of AI to drive product growth? These are the key questions our article explores. In particular, we focus on specific ways to implement AI at different stages of the product management process. Let’s get right to it! TL;DR AI product management focuses on managing AI initiatives and incorporating AI-based solutions into digital products to better understand user needs and enhance customer experience.

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Building an NFT Marketplace on Algorand!

The Product Coalition

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have taken the world by storm in the past year, with the total NFT market cap reaching over $3 trillion. NFTs have become a popular way to represent ownership and authenticity of digital assets such as art, music, and collectibles. The Algorand blockchain , with its high speed and low transaction fees, is an excellent platform for building an NFT marketplace.

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Career clinic for product managers by John Cutler

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Melbourne talk, John Cutler, Senior Director of Product Enablement at Toast, sits down to answer audience questions and give his advice on product career trajectories and some overall product career tips. Read more » The post Career clinic for product managers by John Cutler appeared first on Mind the Product.

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FinServ Roundtable

Split

Ariel Perez, VP of Engineering, and John Cappelletti, CFO at Split, sit down for a roundtable discussion on FinServ industry topics. Highlights include how to make investments during economic uncertainty, and getting CFO support at your organization, among other related topics. You can watch the whole roundtable discussion on-demand in the video below.

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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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Best Examples of AI in Marketing: Tools & Best Practices

Userpilot

Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing our everyday lives, and marketing is no different, with several examples of AI in marketing today. From communication to automation, the latest updates in AI are genuinely bridging the gap between science fiction and reality. Marketers are now making AI an integral part of their marketing strategies. This article examines what artificial intelligence in marketing looks like today.

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The Power of Metrics: How to Use Data to Optimize Your Product Strategy

The Product Coalition

Maximizing Product Success Through Effective Metric Utilization As a product manager, understanding how your product is performing is crucial for making data-driven decisions that drive success. Measuring and analyzing product metrics provides insights into how your product is being used, identifies areas for improvement, and helps you make informed decisions to optimize performance.

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Rethinking the user experience with Tomer Sharon

Mind the Product

Tomer Sharon, Co-founder and Chief Experience Officer at anywell, has a wealth of experience in various User Experience (UX) functions. In a recent interview with us, he shared his journey into UX and what he will speak about at #mtpcon San Francisco 2023 on June 14. Read more » The post Rethinking the user experience with Tomer Sharon appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Writing Secret 9A: Choose How You Write: Prototype or Draft

Johanna Rothman

When I published Writing Secret 9: Keep Your Writing Clean As You Write, the feedback surprised me. Many of my fellow nonfiction writers write a lot before they get internal feedback. That might be right for them. It's not right for me. I finally understood why I write differently. I think of each iteration as a prototype , not a draft. That means I need to assess the prototype as I proceed, until I'm ready to put the prototype out for larger review or publication.

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The Key to Agile Team Motivation

Speaker: Robert Webber, Author and Innovation Leader

Agile was a grassroots engineering movement that caught most software leaders unprepared. The Agile community was confident that management would recognize the benefits of Agile and adopt its servant-leadership style. Unfortunately, management in larger organizations maintained the directing and controlling management style that had been reinforced throughout their careers, violating the Agile tenet of trusted, self-motivated Agile teams.