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What’s The Secret To Being A Successful Meal Kit Product Manager?

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Meal kit product managers need to find new ways to be successful Image Credit: Alyson Hurt. The world that we live in is changing and what this means for product managers is that we need to find ways to change with it. One area that is undergoing dramatic changes is how we go about fixing dinner.

Amazon’s Product Managers Struggle To Make Food Delivery Successful

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Amazon’s food delivery service is not living up to customer expectations Image Credit: Mike Mozart. If there is one new product that is currently red hot, it would be food delivery.


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How Independent Book Store Product Managers Survive In The Age Of Amazon

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Bookstores can not only survive, but they can thrive in the age of Amazon Image Credit: Peretz Partensky. If there is one job that most product managers would not want to have these days, it would to be a product manager for an independent book store.

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Product Managers Attempt To Deliver Food Fast

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Food can be delivered to your house, but is anyone making any money? Image Credit: Telefood Telefood. One of the fasting growing areas in retail right now has to do with the home delivery of food.

The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Product Managers Are Bringing Robots To McDonalds

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Soon you’ll be waited on by robots at McDonalds Image Credit: Mike Mozart. Pity the poor product managers at McDonalds!

Facebook Product Managers Launch A New Way To Pay

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Facebook is making a bet on serving customers who are unbanked Image Credit: Antana. The product managers at Facebook have real problem on their hands. The company is so large and so successful, that in order to make it larger and more successful they have to come up with really big ideas.

How Can LaCroix Product Managers Keep Their Product’s Fizz?

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The LaCroix product managers have to deal with new rivals Image Credit: Mike McCune. When you are thirsty, what kind of drink do you reach for? A lot of us will grab a soda, a water, or maybe even a coffee or a tea. However, just a few years ago a new option showed up: favored bubbly water.

What Can Amazon’s Product Managers Do About All Of Those Boxes?

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Is there any way that Amazon can ship fewer boxes? Image Credit: Harlem Photograpy Inc. Ok, so I’m willing to make a confession here. I get a little thrill each and every time I come to the front door and see an Amazon box sitting there waiting for me to bring it into the house and open it up.

Product Managers Start To Use Robots To Deliver Groceries

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Delivering groceries using robots may be easier than creating self-driving cars Image Credit: Photo by Sagar Sawant on Unsplash. When it comes time for you to get some groceries, what do you do? If you are like most of us, you jump into your car. Drive to the grocery store.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Can Department Store Product Managers Use The Internet To Save Their Stores?

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Department stores are becoming where online products can be found Image Credit: m01229. In this wonderful modern age in which we are all living, just about anything can be purchased online. However, there is a downside to this. You can’t touch online products.

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Amazon’s Product Managers Take On Health Data With Alexa

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Do customers want to trust Alexa with their health data? Image Credit: Jeff Eaton. The product managers at Amazon have a bit of a problem on their hands right now.

What Can Domino’s Teach Product Managers?

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What does the future hold for Domino’s? Image Credit: Mr. Blue MauMau. Anyone who went to university knows all about Domino’s. After a late night of studying, they were the ones that we’d all call to have a hot and tasty pizza delivered to us.

Product Managers Deal With New Wrinkles In Marketing Skin Care Products

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Botox product managers now have to face new rivals Image Credit: Leslie Nguyen. Good news for product managers – nobody likes to get old! In fact, nobody really likes to look like they are getting old.

Embedded Analytics Product Fit Guide - A Product Manager’s Handbook

Adding embedded analytics to your software doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. This guide is the perfect companion for SaaS product managers. It will walk you through the process of choosing the right analytics provider step by step.

Is This An Amazon Product Manager Failure?

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Amazon is abandoning its restaurant delivery business Image Credit: ulterior epicure. I’m pretty sure that by now we all know who Amazon is.

Can Amazon’s Product Managers Deliver The Goods?

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Amazon is preparing to do battle with UPS and FedEx Image Credit: Mike Mozart. As just about everyone knows, you can order anything from Amazon. However, where a lot of us get a bit confused is just exactly how what we order actually gets to our doorstep.

Ticketmaster Product Managers Prepare For New Competition

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Ticketmaster now has some competition for selling tickets Image Credit: rhoadeecha. So if you want to go to a concert, a monster truck show, or a circus, who do you buy your tickets from? If you are like most of us you would go online, go to a website run by Ticketmaster, and purchase your tickets.

Can Product Managers Use Data To Make It Through A Pandemic?

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Is it possible that new sources of data will help product managers in hard times? Image Credit: Wonderlane. Let’s face it: pandemics suck. Your best laid plans for how you were going to boost the success of your product at the beginning of the year got turned on their heads.

Product Management: Guide to Thriving as a Product Manager

As more organizations move from project to product thinking, Product Managers are occupying increasingly crucial roles. Download this guide to learn tips and strategies that will help you grow into a strong Product Manager and thrive in the position.

Forget Social Media – Product Managers Are Focusing On Email Again

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Product managers who want an audience, are going with an old standby Image Credit: Photo by Anete L?si?a a on Unsplash. Welcome to the era of Google and Facebook. Product managers have had to learn to live in a world that is dominated by these firms.

Product Managers Move Grocery Stores Online During A Pandemic

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The pandemic is allowing grocery product managers to make changes Image Credit: Gilbert Mercier. Grocery product managers have gone a long time without having to make any big changes. However, in the past few years their job has become more and more challenging.

McDonald’s Product Manager Prepare To Introduce Meatless Burgers

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Soon customers will be able to get a burger at McDonalds that has no meat Image Credit: Steve Jurvetson. When we think about burgers, one of the things that comes into just about everyone’s mind is the golden arches of McDonalds.

A Breakfast Bet That Went Bad For Product Managers

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Product Managers bet big on breakfast and Covid-19 has changed everything Image Credit: sstrieu. I don’t know about you, but I sure do like betting on a sure thing. You know what I mean, it’s when you place a bet that you know is going to end up being a winner.

Re-Thinking Translation for Business Growth in a Digital-First World

Effective localization is critical to business expansion. But traditional translation processes can't keep pace with today's agile, omnichannel realities. Read our eBook to discover the limitless possibilities uncovered by agile translation management.

Product Managers Find A Way To Turn A Profit

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The WhatsApp product managers may have come up with a way to make money Image Credit: Marina Stroganova. So just imaging this scenario: you are the product manager for a wildly successful mobile application.

How Can Product Managers Convince Millennials To Buy Jewelry?

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How can product managers get millennials interested in jewelry? Image Credit: Kris Fricke. Being a product manager for a high-end jewelry company would be a pretty good job to have. You really would not have to sell all that much of your product in order to have a good year.

What Is Chick-fill-A’s Product Managers Secret To Success?

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Chick-Fill-A product managers are riding the wave of breaded chicken demand Image Credit: When lunch or dinner rolls around and you are hungry, what do you want to eat?

The Challenge Of Being A Grocery Store Product Manager

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Product managers need to find ways to attract customers who avoid stores Image Credit: Kyle Sorkness. Everyone has to go out and buy groceries, right?

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Alternative Meat Product Managers Make Plans To Win More Customers

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Product managers think that this might be the time to take over Image Credit: Marco Verch. So how do you feel about eating meat? For that matter, how do you feel about eating meat alternatives that are made from plants ?

Product Managers Prepare For The Future Of Fast Food

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Lessons are being learned that will outlast the Covid-19 pandemic Image Credit: Mike Mozart. Restaurant product managers are facing one of the toughest times that they have ever had to deal with. The arrival of the Covid-19 virus has changed everything for them.

Which Product Managers Are Thriving In A Covid-19 World?

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Product Managers Who Use Robots Are Doing Well Image Credit: Timothy Neesam. Who among us could have predicted a Covid-19 pandemic would change our world in the ways that it has? I’d be willing to guess that the answer to that question is none of us.

Is The Best Product Defense A Cheap Defense?

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What should Gillette do about new cheap razors? Image Credit: lihua88. Shaving is something that men without beards or mustaches do just about every day. In all honesty, I don’t think that we spend a lot of time thinking about shaving – it’ just something that we do. Over at Gillette , since they make razors, they spend a lot of time thinking about how men shave and they have reached a startling conclusion : their products cost too much! The Challenges That Gillette Is Facing.

Making Software Pirates Pay: An E-Commerce Playbook

Vendors large and small have been using software intelligence to understand who is using unlicensed versions of their software so they can develop data-driven strategies to identify and convert unpaid users, generating new license revenue.

Product Managers Start To Deal With The Virtual Assistant Problem

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Voice controlled devices can’t do a lot of things Image Credit: Photo by Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash. So when you walk into the space that you live in, what’s the first thing that you do?

Happy MLK Day!

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Happy MLK Day! Image Credit: ???????. This week in the United States we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. Just in case you’ve forgotten who he was, he is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. On Oct.

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Product Managers Learn To Deal With Customer Outrage

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Product managers need to learn how to deal with angry customers Image Credit: Jürg Dalkkas Follow. So what’s up with your customers? Why are they so touchy?

Starbucks Product Managers Try To Deliver Success

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Starbucks needs to find a way to become popular once again Image Credit: Photo by Takahiro Sakamoto on Unspl. Let’s face it: that Starbucks coffee sure does taste good.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.