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Product Failure: The Musk Paradox

The Product Coalition

A gangly wild-eyed man, with one slug for an eyebrow, lived in a trailer in Maine with his wife and two children.

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Climbing the career ladder in product

Mind the Product

Starting out a career in product can be difficult if you don’t know where to start, especially when no two paths are the same. How does one forge their own path and climb the ladder? Read more » The post Climbing the career ladder in product appeared first on Mind the Product.

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5 Biggest Challenges of Complex Product Roadmaps & How to Manage Them

Gocious Blog

Product development is a complex process. While hardware and software developers each have their own unique set of challenges, software integrations into hardware products have greatly increased their complexity. Navigating these new challenges requires a product manager with strong leadership and organizational skills to manage them. Product roadmaps are a useful tool with several features that helps to guide and keep track of the process.

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What Is Conversational UX and Why Is It Taking Over?

Userpilot

With the latest advances in AI technology and the widespread adoption of chatbots in the SaaS industry, conversational UX design has become a necessity to avoid low-effort conversational interfaces over customer satisfaction. In this guide, we’ll go over what conversational UX is, why it’s beneficial for SaaS businesses, and which best practices to abide by with your UX design philosophy!

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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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Do Product Managers Have To Worry About Algorithms Raising Prices?

The Accidental Product Manager

Can algorithms be too helpful? Image Credit: Being a product manager is a full-time job. There are a lot a parts to this job that we wish we could have someone help us with. The good news is that we are living in the 21st Century and that means that we can harness the power of algorithms to automate parts of our job. However, it can be all too easy for us to hand a job off to an algorithm and then walk away from it.

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ONE THING on Market Fit and Roadmaps

Product Culture

Successful product people work hard on market fit: What problems might lead customers to test or buy their product? How many customers would potentially do the same? Do you have competitors in this space? Subscribe to my weekly Nano-letter: Sign Up Subscribe to One Thing Weekly Name * First Name Last Name Email * Our Privacy Policy * You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at bruce@productculture.co

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These FAQs from Product Managers May Surprise You

dscout People Nerds

Understanding your product managers is key to a successful research relationship. Read some of their burning questions.

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Maximizing Your Digital Product’s Success: The Ultimate Guide to Implementing OKRs

Emerge Insights

One of the most significant challenges that companies and teams face is maintaining focus. With numerous competing priorities, it is easy to become distracted and lose sight of what is truly important. This lack of clarity can have devastating consequences for the success and growth of a product. At the heart of this problem is […] The post <strong>Maximizing Your Digital Product’s Success: The Ultimate Guide to Implementing OKRs</strong> appeared first on EMERGE | Di

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How to build continuous habits in product management

Product Warrior

The world of product management can be a rewarding yet challenging environment. You know how the saying goes: "Product is hard." For a Product Manager to thrive, developing personal and professional growth habits is essential. As with any self-development goal, the key to maintaining these habits is resilience and constantly pushing forward despite setbacks.

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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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Share the Love: Be a Champion for Continuous Discovery

Product Talk

I’m hearing more and more about a very simple but challenging problem. It might sound familiar. You’re an individual contributor at your company. You picked up a copy of Continuous Discovery Habits and loved it. You want to start working this way. But how do you convince your teammates, your stakeholders , and your leaders? You’ve tried sharing the book.

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Interviewing customers: the art of asking questions

Mind the Product

Maybe you work somewhere where user research is done by a specialist team, maybe you’re new to product management, maybe you’re looking into a possible new product, maybe your sales people are very protective of their contacts. There are several reasons why a product manager might be a step or two removed from direct contact with customers. Read more » The post Interviewing customers: the art of asking questions appeared first on Mind the Product.

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As Regulatory Compliance Changes from Carriers, Alchemer SMS Adapts

Alchemer Mobile

By Vanessa Bagnato, Director, Product Marketing, Alchemer SMS distribution is a very popular way of diversifying how you reach customers to ask for their feedback. It’s simply a way of sending an invitation to take a survey via a text message (SMS – Short Message Service) to somebody’s mobile device. Many customers use SMS campaigns for their Alchemer Survey distribution.

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Why Product Managers Are Needed for the Future Of AI

The Product Coalition

We’re all experiencing an incredible moment in technological history  Here is why PMs are fundamental for the sake of AI 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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436: Practical tips for creating a product/brand community – with Bri Leever

Product Innovation Educators

What a community can do for your product – for product managers Today we are talking about building a community for a brand or product. Which reminds me that this episode is sponsored by the Product Mastery Now Community—that’s right, we have a community for listeners of this podcast. Do you want to meet the podcast guests and ask them questions?

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WHAM! A framework for workshopping product OKRs

Mind the Product

OKRs are a great tool to drive a product team in the direction of the business strategy, but they can also be a means of motivating product teams. Product Director Ayesha Farhat shares a framework that she has used for product OKRs. Read more » The post WHAM! A framework for workshopping product OKRs appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Top 13 SaaS Customer Engagement Trends 2023 to Follow

Userpilot

Looking to implement the top customer engagement trends in 2023 for your SaaS business? Staying on top of the engagement trends is a must for product growth and staying ahead of your competition. This article has compiled the top 13 SaaS customer engagement trends you should follow in 2023 to help you navigate the emerging trends. Let’s start!

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Where are the product person tools?

The Product Guy

There are a lot of great feedback tools out there, but most were found to not be sufficiently dynamic. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Amin Bashi.

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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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Why Positioning Fails in Sales

Business of Software Conference

I had a conversation with April Dunford recently to discuss her brand new talk for BoS USA 2023 and the question of why positioning fails in sales came up a lot… April’s obviously awesome by the way. And yes, that is a new speaker announcement! She had some super insightful things to share about why positioning fails in sales – and what to do about it.

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The power of user-centered design: Putting your customers first

Mind the Product

In this article, UX Consultant, Roxanne Rosewood, explores the power of user-centered design and its impact on product development. Read more » The post The power of user-centered design: Putting your customers first appeared first on Mind the Product.

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UX vs CX (User Experience vs Customer Experience): Explaining 4 Key Differences

Userpilot

What's the difference between UX vs CX? Some people use the terms interchangeably and believe it's just semantics. That's not entirely true. UX deals with a user's interactions with specific aspects of your product, while CX is broader and covers all customer engagements with your brand. Read on to find four key differences between UX and CX and how to improve both.

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Cracking the Code of Product Prioritization: Beyond Impact vs. Effort

The Product Coalition

Product Success through Nuanced Prioritization Strategies Continue reading on Product Coalition »

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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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5 Questions to Ask Before Going Serverless

Modus Create

When serverless architecture became all the rage a few years ago, we wondered whether it was just marketing hype. Was serverless really cloud 2.0 that would fundamentally change how apps are built? In 2023, we have an answer — a resounding yes. Serverless architecture’s popularity has risen over the past 5 years. The below Google Trends graph (which tracks what people search for over a period of time) aligns perfectly with what we are hearing from our clients.

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From 0 to 40+ million users by Amit Bhasin

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Tokyo talk, Amit Bhasin, Head of Product Division at PayPay, outlines the product’s journey and shares his key learnings throughout the building process. Watch the talk in full, or read on for a summary of his main points. Read more » The post From 0 to 40+ million users by Amit Bhasin appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Product Experience 101: How Can PMs Create Experiences Customers Love?

Userpilot

What’s product experience (PX)? Why does it matter? And most importantly, how do you create product experiences that delight your users? These are the key questions that we discuss in the article. We also look at a few examples of companies delivering outstanding product experiences. Let’s dive in! TL;DR Product experience (PX) is the overall response that the product evokes in users when they interact with it.

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Beyond Zero-Sum: The Role of Leadership in Product in Shaping Mindsets in a Remote World

The Product Coalition

6 Leaderships Lessons and 5 Tools for Creating a Positive Environment Continue reading on Product Coalition »

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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.