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6 Product Management Nightmares

280 Group

6 Product Management Nightmares Just when you thought your strategy was safe — your product vision clearly defined and your roadmap carefully scheduled and planned — we introduce the new and disturbing PRODUCT NIGHTMARES, coming to you in the form of 50s and 60s B-horror flicks. Stay aligned or beware — these nightmares will start consuming you alive!

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Creating products that people love: London highlights

Mind the Product

Some of the stand-out talks from past Mind the Product conferences on building products that people love Read more » The post Creating products that people love: London highlights appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How do you make Resource Allocation decisions for products and teams?

Fearless Product

Are you a product leader trying to effectively allocate people and time across your product portfolio? In this 7-episode miniseries on alignment, 5 experienced product leaders share our most effective techniques on why and how to make product-related resource allocation decisions. In it, you’ll hear perspectives from: Jonathan Bertfield, Senior Director, Lean Startup Co.

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The Enduring Obsession: Big Brands and NFTs?—?A Tale of Hope and Uncertainty

The Product Coalition

The Enduring Obsession: Big Brands and NFTs — A Tale of Hope and Uncertainty NFTs: A Shaky Start for the Big Fish When it comes to the world of NFTs, even the biggest brands are not immune to the initial turbulence. Major brands, like GameStop, once hyped up their NFT marketplaces, hoping to ride the NFT craze to success. However, it’s been a bumpy ride.

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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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Product Portfolio Management & the Strategic Ripple Effect 9 of 10 – The Best Product Launches Launch the Story, Not the Product

Product Management University

The best product launches are like the cream cheese frosting on a decadent chocolate cake! You’ve just built some cool new A.I. enabled product or feature set and everyone’s totally energized over the upcoming announcement and marketing launch activities. The new product is going to boost your differentiation in the competitive space. Existing customers have greater confidence you’re keeping pace with or staying ahead of the technology curve in ways that benefit them.

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Lean Experimentation: Step-By-Step Guide for Product Teams

Userpilot

In this article, we’ll explain how you can generate ideas, run experiments, generate a falsifiable hypothesis, validate multiple hypotheses with analytics , and use what you learn to drive growth. Let’s get right into it! TL:DR Lean experimentation is a systematic, scientific process for testing and validating hypotheses about products , services, and features using the least amount of time and resources possible.

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Product Managers Look For New Ways To Detect Counterfeits

The Accidental Product Manager

Finding counterfeits is half the battle Image Credit: cce Just imagine if you were a product manager who was responsible for a very popular product. Perhaps this is a fashion product or a high tech product that everyone wants. Yes, your sales would probably be exploding; however, something else would be exploding at the same time – counterfeiting of your product.

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Navigating Product Initiative Approval: Agile vs. Stage-Gate

Gocious Blog

Developing a new product is a complex process that demands the cooperation of various product teams, the collection of resources, and a significant budget. But before development can begin, there needs to be a product plan and approval from senior executives.

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Strategic Prioritization in Product Management: Core Notions and Insights

The Product Coalition

In product management, prioritization is the compass that guides teams towards their ultimate goal: delivering a product that pays off and truly resonates with their audience. It’s the practical tool that helps managers navigate the complex path of development. At JetStyle , we are enthusiasts of the product development approach, and we’ve dealt with dozens of most common issues related to prioritization.

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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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Assumption Testing: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Product Talk

A regular cadence of assumption testing helps product teams quickly determine which ideas will work and which ones won’t. It’s one of the highest value activities we can do. And sadly, most product teams don’t do any assumption testing at all. And those that do, don’t do nearly enough. I want to change that. In this article, I’ll cover assumption testing from beginning to end, including: Why should product teams test their assumptions?

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A case study: How to build useful AI features with a cross functional ‘AI Squad’

Mind the Product

Lightful has been building features with AI tools with a fairly novel approach with an 'AI Squad'. The organisation has been working through daily iterations with a cross-functional team trying to apply product and design theory to the practical part of building AI products. In this case study, Jamie Eliott, Head of Technical Operations shares the team's key learnings from the perspective of tech, design, and product parts of the process.

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Product Portfolio Management & the Strategic Ripple Effect 7 of 10 – Portfolio Positioning Is What Makes Your Product Positioning More Strategic

Product Management University

Here’s a simple example of portfolio positioning and how it makes your product positioning more strategic. Your accounts payable product improves the customer’s cash flow. It sounds strategic. What CFO doesn’t want a stronger balance sheet? Your accounts receivable product further enhances cash flow. Even more strategic when customers use both, right?

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Product Update: New Cross Survey Reporting Capabilities

Alchemer Mobile

Combine reports from multiple surveys into a single report By Cherilyn Cornwell, Alchemer Product Manager, and Vanessa Bagnato, Alchemer Director of Product Marketing Thanks to customer requests and your feedback, Alchemer Standard Reports now provides cross survey reporting capabilities so that you can combine reports from multiple surveys into a single report, allowing you to visualize questions from different reports together.

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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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Navigating the Transition from a Senior to a Lead Product Manager

The Product Coalition

As I sat across from my boss, the words “I recommend you for a promotion to Lead Product Manager (LPM)” reverberated through the room.

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AI, failings, and product villains: 9 lessons from #mtpcon London

Mind the Product

After months of build-up and excitement for our flagship event #mtpcon London, we were finally back at the Barbican, London, to reconnect with old peers, interact with new friends, and indulge in some great words of wisdom from some of the most amazing product leaders around. Read on for a quick recap of what we learned this year at #mtpcon London 2023.

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Product Portfolio Management & the Strategic Ripple Effect 8 of 10 – The One Thing That Simplifies Sales Enablement Most

Product Management University

Nothing eludes the ripple effect of your product management model, and sales enablement is no exception. Sales enablement encompasses a lot, but there’s one thing that still matters more than anything else when you’re a salesperson in the throes of the sales process. It’s the conversations you’re having with buyers at all levels, from users to the C-suite, and from the first discovery conversation through to contract negotiations and the transition to customer success.

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Deliver Impact: Why Startups Win with Amplitude

Amplitude

Starting at $49 a month, Our Plus plan lets startups and small teams quickly scale their business with an integrated solution that includes analytics, feature management, and CDP.

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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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How AI Transformation Impacts the Digital Marketing Industry

The Product Coalition

With AI technology, marketers can identify microtrends and even predict trends, saving time and resources through automated digital marketing services. Artificial intelligence (AI) has begun to transform all facets of our professional and personal lives. The marketing industry is not immune to this digital transformation, as prominent brands are beginning to take advantage of the opportunities it presents.

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Accessibility is not an add-on feature—it’s the product itself

Mind the Product

Sommer Panage, Senior Engineering Manager of Accessibility at Slack (prev. Apple, Twitter) shares tangible takeaways for product engineering teams to learn and evaluate the accessibility of their products, highlighting the need for all products to be accessible to be usable for millions. Read more » The post Accessibility is not an add-on feature—it’s the product itself appeared first on Mind the Product.

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459: CX Design for products customers love – with Debbie Levitt

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can promote human-centered design I wonder if you can relate to this frustration—the pressure to get products and product updates released quickly sometimes means making compromises on design quality. It’s an organizational issue—moving quickly to beat competitors and keep up with changing customer preferences. Speed is more important than quality.

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Behind the Scenes of Our PLG Strategy Evolution

Amplitude

Check out the Amplitude Blog to learn about digital analytics, product strategy, and product-led growth from our experts. Read the latest tips and examples to bring power to your products.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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The Future of Product Management: Top Trends to Look Out For

Userpilot

What does the future of product management look like? Our article explores 8 key trends in product management that you can’t afford to miss! Let’s get right to it. TL;DR Product-led growth is becoming the go-to growth strategy and PLG tactics can help sales-led companies to improve customer experience. To create customer-centric products, PMs will have to draw on multiple data sources, like user behavior analytics.

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SUNDAY REWIND: 8 lessons for adopting agile by Jonathan Smart

Mind the Product

In this Sunday rewind, we look back to #mtpcon London+EMEA keynote in 2021. Jonathan Smart, Business Agility Coach and Author, shared some key lessons on ways of working by adopting agile to deliver better value, sooner, safer, and happier, offering lessons in creating an outcome-focused product culture. Read on to hear his eight key lessons. Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: 8 lessons for adopting agile by Jonathan Smart appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Stakeholder Relationship Building

The Product Coalition

Mastering First Impressions: Essential Tips for Product Leaders Continue reading on Product Coalition »

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Unlock the Power of Amplitude for Less

Amplitude

Get started with Amplitude’s new all-in-one self-serve offering that combines Amplitude Analytics, CDP, and feature management capabilities.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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CAC Payback Period: What is It and How to Calculate It?

Userpilot

Product analytics are extremely helpful for SaaS businesses but they’re not the best metrics when it comes to revenue. On the other hand, metrics like the CAC payback period can help you keep an eye on sales and marketing costs to ensure that you maintain a healthy gross margin on new customers. In this guide, we’re going to go over what the CAC payback period is, why it’s worth calculating, and how to reduce your customer acquisition costs altogether!

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How to transform teams and products – Mel McVeigh (Condé Nast, The Telegraph, Vogue)

Mind the Product

In this week's podcast, we had the pleasure of hosting Mel McVeigh, the Vice President of Product at Condé Nast. Our engaging conversation delves into the distinctive hurdles encountered when developing products within a worldwide mass media powerhouse. Tune in to gain insights from Mel as she shares her expertise on product transformation and product team strategies.

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To build a data culture, focus on outcomes

Mixpanel

When most people think about data cultures, they imagine multi-screen dashboards with a dizzying array of charts and numbers. But this isn’t what a successful data culture looks like in practice. Simply using data to inform decisions won’t make you succeed at building a product or business any more than buying expensive ingredients will make you a world-class chef.