Minimums Article Posted

Johanna Rothman

My most recent article on the Gurock blog might help you think about what it would take you to move from Big Idea to some form of minimum. The post Minimums Article Posted appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

25 must-read product management articles

Roadmunk

I’m constantly consuming articles on product management, product culture, startups and entrepreneurship to bolster my career as a product person and leader. This list is not the be all end all; there are countless ‘must-read’ articles for PMs.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

An interesting dissertation/article on the relationship between Ethics and Design. Highlight of the article includes: “So if in your design you are careful and mindful, the product has a better chance of having a careful and mindful effect.

8 empowering articles on fostering diversity in product management

ProductBoard

Pride month is upon us. The streets of San Francisco (and many other cities) will soon be full of colorful floats, rainbow flags, flamboyant costumes, and an exorbitant amount of glitter.

How to avoid the top 3 mistakes when hiring a software development team

Fake Certainty Article Posted on AgileConnection

Johanna Rothman

John Le Drew and I pair-wrote an article describing this problem and how to solve it. We’ll see if they result in articles. Yes, that’s a little meta considering the article. The post Fake Certainty Article Posted on AgileConnection appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. Many product owners and customers believe they know the problem they want to solve.

33 Amazing Articles Every Product Manager Must Read

Hutwork

Magazine reports that most CEOs read at least a book a week, and this doesn’t include blogs, articles, podcasts, and videos they devour, too. Regardless, the following articles are a must-read for anyone concerned with rolling out the best product in each iteration. Here are the top 33 most amazing product management articles in no specific order. This insightful article from McKinsey & Company talks about today’s product manager evolving into a mini-CEO.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Another pertinent article from the Nielsen Norman Group, focused on User Interviews. The article goes into details regarding the differentiation between user interviews and usability testing. Interesting article from author Sofia Quintero, focused on UX Writing.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

This article focuses/showcases the importance of effective illustrations to highlight core components of the messaging and therefore create more engaging product experiences. Another great article from Smashing Magazine, and specifically from author John Rhea.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Interesting article from the Nielsen Norman Group, focused on detailing what Brutalism and Antidesign movements are about, and how they impact the product experience and how users consume information. Article hailing from WebDesignerDepot, focused on something very important: accessibility.

How can your firm attract the best product managers?

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Very pertinent article focused on product design and usability, and how this convergence can effectively create successful products, but also dangerous habits, depending on the target audiences it purposefully aims at. Fantastic article focused on Design Systems.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Very interesting article focused on different approaches to listen to customer feedback. It’s a nice addition to previously highlighted articles on Customer Experience (CX).Highlight Very interesting and relevant article from UX Movement.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Interesting article showcasing the importance of responsive web products, detailing statistics on the reach of responsive products, and what strategies to adopt in order to produce effective Products of that nature. March//9//2018 Here are some interesting finds on UI/UX of the week!

Announcing First Round Essentials — After Publishing 180+ Articles on Management, We're Releasing Our First Book

First Round Review

Today we're releasing our first-ever book, rounding up the best management advice we've shared over the years. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Estimation Article Posted: When to Estimate and When Not to Estimate

Johanna Rothman

I wrote an article about estimation, How to give IT project estimates—and when not to estimate at all. The post Estimation Article Posted: When to Estimate and When Not to Estimate appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. Do estimates make you slightly crazed? Maybe you want to roll your eyes at the organization’s confusion between your estimate (guess) and a commitment. You’re not alone.

This is an awesome article and exactly spot on!

Michael J. Fordham

This is an awesome article and exactly spot on! You sir are a software engineer and what’s more you have a skill that a lot of the “proper” engineers would envy; great communication skills

Product Managers: Your peers say you should read these articles

ProductBoard

10 must-reads suggested by successful product managers The most successful people read. In fact, many influential entrepreneurs and those looking to better their craft have a habit of reading on a daily basis. But reading that often is easier said than done. It’s not just the time it takes to read. Finding quality content takes time as well. We wanted to help you out. So we’ve asked some. Source. Ideas top-reads

Building help content into your product launch

Inside Intercom

These articles empower customers to get started with new features and see the value in them, all on their own. And the best thing about help content is it’s incredibly scalable – just one article can answer the same question for hundreds or thousands of customers.

The 15 Most-Loved UserTesting Articles from 2015

UserTesting

If you haven’t had a … The post The 15 Most-Loved UserTesting Articles from 2015 appeared first on UserTesting Blog. It’s been another great year here at the UserTesting blog, and we’ve been honored to have you join us! In celebration of everything we’ve learned together, we’d like to share our top content from 2015. CX Design Marketing Popular Product Research

24 Expert Articles and Resources for Product Managers

UserTesting

Whether you’re working on an early product at a young startup or you’re in charge of a well-established product at a more mature company, it’s your job to satisfy the needs … The post 24 Expert Articles and Resources for Product Managers appeared first on UserTesting Blog. If you’re a product manager, the pressure is on.

The 15 Most-Loved UserTesting Articles from 2015

UserTesting

If you haven’t had a … The post The 15 Most-Loved UserTesting Articles from 2015 appeared first on UserTesting Blog. It’s been another great year here at the UserTesting blog, and we’ve been honored to have you join us! In celebration of everything we’ve learned together, we’d like to share our top content from 2015. CX Design Marketing Popular Product Research

24 Expert Articles and Resources for Product Managers

UserTesting

Whether you’re working on an early product at a young startup or you’re in charge of a well-established product at a more mature company, it’s your job to satisfy the needs … The post 24 Expert Articles and Resources for Product Managers appeared first on UserTesting Blog. If you’re a product manager, the pressure is on.

Keep it fresh: Managing a knowledge base that retains users

Inside Intercom

Your articles also turn novice users into knowledgeable pros who feel confident continuing to use your product, even if they face new questions or challenges. You may have a thousand useful articles, but if customers can’t find what they need, they’re likely to get frustrated.

Zombie Agility & 3 Antidotes to Eradicate Infection In Your Organization – Part 3

Agile Velocity

In the previous articles of this series, I covered the first and second antidotes to Zombie Agility, the regular and generous application of compelling Business Outcomes and ensuring your change agents aren’t already infected. Agile Transformation Article Leadership fake agile zombie agility

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Zombie Agility and 3 Antidotes to Eradicate It In Your Organization – Part 1

Agile Velocity

In today’s article, we’ll start with the first of 3 antidotes–Stay tuned for my articles on the other 2. In the next article of this series, I’ll share Antidote #2: Making sure your Agile change agents aren’t infected. .

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Zombie Agility & 3 Antidotes to Eradicate Infection In Your Organization – Part 2

Agile Velocity

In the previous article in this series, I covered the first antidote to the Zombie Agility contagion, the regular and generous application of compelling Business Outcomes. . Agile Transformation Article Leadership fake agile zombie agility

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Enhance your answers – how to handle frequently asked questions

Inside Intercom

Intercom’s Articles product offers a powerful way to create, organize and present your help content, and to guide customers towards what they need, you can organize your articles in collections. 3: Articles in the Messenger.

Packing for the Yellow Agile Brick Road: 5 Tips for A Successful Transition to Agile

Agile Velocity

This article is about the more elusive, yet essential things, you’ll need to take with you on your Agile journey. Agile Coaching Agile Transformation Article Agile Mindset agile transformation culture TipsHappy days. Your organization has made the commitment to experiment with Agile or to go whole hog and do a “rip-the-band-aid-off” transformation. Now, you’re learning about stand-ups, backlogs, and self-organizing teams.

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The Most Important Question to Answer for Successful Agile Transformations

Agile Velocity

In my next article, I’ll explore how to organize the Agile transformation effort. Agile Transformation Article Featured LeadershipIn a recent discussion with a business leader, I asked a simple question: “Why are you considering an Agile transformation?” . “We

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The #1 Agile Success Factor is A Question for Leaders

Agile Velocity

In my next article, I’ll explore how to organize the Agile transformation effort. Agile Transformation Article Featured LeadershipIn a recent discussion with a business leader, I asked a simple question: “Why are you considering an Agile transformation?” . “We

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5 Agile Trends We’re Seeing in 2019

Agile Velocity

Agile Agile Coaching Agile Marketing Agile Transformation Article Featured Leadership agile clowns agile coaches agile outside IT agile trends 2019 Scaling AgileWe’ve been watching companies thrive—and struggle—for a long time.

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Business Outcomes Part III: 11 Tips for Creating Innovation in Business

Agile Velocity

You can learn more about creating solid business goals in our article on Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). As we discussed in our last Business Outcomes article on Speed , one team’s speed might not be indicative of the entire organization. .

Agile Velocity Changes for Growth: A Letter from David Hawks

Agile Velocity

Article Featured MediaDear Agile Velocity Community, . As a coach and trainer, I’ve had the privilege to partner with organizations to help them achieve some really big goals. As the CEO of Agile Velocity, it’s been an honor to grow what was a company of one to multiple teams. . I’ve accomplished a life goal of building a business and have had a great time doing it, but it’s time to take AV to the next level. .

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Agile in Every Department: Agile HR

Agile Velocity

Read more on Agile HR in these articles: In Agile, Resource can be a 4-letter word Agile and The Death of Annual Reviews. Agile Agile Transformation Article Featured Agile HR

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3 Ways To Use Servant Leadership In Your Organization

Agile Velocity

Article Leadership culture middle management modern leader servant leadershipServant leadership is a term that’s been around for decades. While it can sometimes feel overused or outdated, I believe the principles of servant leadership remain as relevant today as they’ve ever been.

Business Outcomes Part II: 8 Steps to Achieving Predictability In Business

Agile Velocity

Don’t forget to read the last article in our Business Outcomes series, Speed and Fast Product Delivery. Agile Transformation Article Leadership Team path to agility predictabilityWhat does it take for an organization to succeed in the modern world? It’s a loaded question.

Ask Different Questions: Building Your Agile Leadership Skills

Agile Velocity

Read more about building your Agile Leadership skills in these articles: 7 Steps to Building Durable Work Relationships and Effective Communication Skills. Agile Transformation Article Featured Leadership Agile Leadership leadership skils mindset shiftThe Situation.

The 3 Principles Agile Leaders Should Live By During An Organizational Transformation

Agile Velocity

Agile Transformation Article Featured Leadership agile leaders leadership skills modern leadershipToday’s Agile leaders manage with a more complete arsenal of skills and techniques than leaders of the past who led fundamentally different teams.

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Only The Best: Expecting The Most From Your Agile Partner

Agile Velocity

In this article, we’ll outline the ways leaders can show their own investment by leveraging their Agile transformation partners (ie. Agile Coaching Article Leadership Agile PartnerI’ve found most executives genuinely want to know, “How do I help our Agile transformation?”

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