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.

What to keep in mind when you are naming your product

Craft.io

What’s in a name? Choosing the name for a product, feature or company can seem rudimentary. We all begin giving names and inventing nick-names for objects, animals and people practically as soon as we can talk. Naming means homework. That which we call a rose.

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.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

No Longer Cutting It While every user may not be demanding “analytics” by name, study. article in the McKinsey Quarterly pointed out, “The impact of ‘big data’. FROM BASIC BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS TO.

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!

How to Use AI to Boost Personalization in Untold Ways

AB Tasty

There’s a single key to modern marketing, and that key has a name: personalization. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How to Use AI to Boost Personalization in Untold Ways. Today’s consumers crave a personalized experience.

Mental Models Applied: Using A 2×2 Chart For Handling Competitive Objections

The Secret PM Handbook

In some earlier articles and in a talk I gave at a local product management meetup , I’ve shared about the importance of having a toolkit of mental models. Come up with spiffy names for the axes, and for the quadrants. I used “Right projects, right people” for the name of the magic quadrant. And then the obvious flipped names for the other quadrants. Clever names. Try to come up with good names for the quadrants if you can!).

What Do Good Business Requirements Look Like?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Related Article: Business Requirements: The Problem is the Problem. Your question * Name *. What are the common characteristics that all good business requirements possess? Good business requirements are a true representation of how your target customers see themselves, without any bias to your products or services. One of the most challenging things for product managers is writing business requirements from the customer’s perspective.

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What Do Good Business Requirements Look Like?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Related Article: Business Requirements: The Problem is the Problem. Your question * Name *. What are the common characteristics that all good business requirements possess? Good business requirements are a true representation of how your target customers see themselves, without any bias to your products or services. One of the most challenging things for product managers is writing business requirements from the customer’s perspective.

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Sustainable Pace in Product Management

Roman Pichler

These include interviewing users, working on the product roadmap, updating the product backlog, engaging with the stakeholders, and working with the development team, to name just a few. What is Sustainable Pace? Sustainable pace is an important agile principle.

Product Management Culture: Can You Measure It?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Here’s an article we published some time ago to help determine an organization’s Product Management IQ (PMIQ). Your question * Name *. I’m considering jobs at several companies. How do I determine the importance of product management in a company’s culture? The product management culture in a company may be more evident outside the product management function.

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A guide to webform testing best practice

Userzoom

While form design isn’t a new concept – there are many articles out there that talk about this specific practice – webforms are often a fact of life for many websites that are transactional in nature.

Customer success metrics–and other innovation observations for product managers Apr 6, 2018

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. 10 ways to validate product name ideas. While this article was written with business names in mind, the suggestions apply to product names as well.

Mental Models for Product Managers – Part 2

The Secret PM Handbook

For more, check out my article on Doug Hall’s Three Laws of Marketing Physics , or his excellent book Jumpstart Your Business Brain! Name Image Description. Each quadrant has a name, such as the "Cash Cow" - products with large market share in markets with slow growth.

The Value of Networking

Product Manager in Heels

Evaluating the Value of a Network This Harvard Business Review article is a great framework for evaluating your network. The person at the front door sees everybody, and knows their name, and also is usually aware where the host is and can point you in their direction.

The Anti-Influencer Marketing Strategy to Grow Your Community

Amplitude

When I started Quibb , which just shut down last month, I wanted a place where tech and product people could find meaningful articles, read them, and start great conversations with other people in their field. I hate the term “influencer.”.

8 Keys to Getting Started

Product Management Lessons from the Trenches

see the following article: Stop Selling Out Your Future Self Build a long lasting partnership with all the functions in the organization.

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A Trello template for your Product Backlog

Folding Burritos

Since publishing my article on how to organize a large product backlog , I got a lot of questions from readers that wanted more details on the workflow and how to set it up in Trello. Each board contains a card named “About this board” at the top of their first lists.

Running a help center that retains more customers

Inside Intercom

If you develop and ship new features as often as we do, it’s vital that your articles help your customers keep up with the changes. Help articles can quickly become unhelpful, and even misleading, if you don’t review them often enough.

When Your CEO is Really the Product Manager

Proficientz – Product Management University

Related Article: Pursuing a Product Management Career: The #1 Skill. Your question * Name *. What do you do as a product manager when your CEO is really the product manager?

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3 Simple Steps To Make Your Customer Stories 10x Better

The Secret PM Handbook

In my articles about go to market , I always mention the importance of “customer stories.” We’ll cover a basic storytelling structure in this article. This structure has an obvious name – Problem-Solution-Result. How To Accelerate Sales With Great Storytelling.

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3 Simple Steps To Make Your Customer Stories 10x Better

The Secret PM Handbook

In my articles about go to market , I always mention the importance of “customer stories.” We’ll cover a basic storytelling structure in this article. This structure has an obvious name – Problem-Solution-Result. How To Accelerate Sales With Great Storytelling.

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Is MVP Dead?

bpma ProductHub

There are numerous articles now about MVP and why it no longer works. Is Minimum Viable Product Dead? – By Don Stoddard . Minimum Viable Product is a widely accepted concept; so why do so many people want to declare it dead?

The T-Shaped Product Manager

Roman Pichler

As the name suggests, product-specific capabilities are limited to a single product or product portfolio. Leadership skills enable you to effectively guide the development team and lead the stakeholders, create an inspiring vision , and reach sustainable agreements , to name just a few.

Python Automation Testing: Pytest-BDD and Python3 – The How To You Need

Modus Create

You can review the code from this article on the Python Automation Git repo. that stores, as its name suggests, all the locators you use within the app. This is part of the Python Automation Testing blog series.

GDPR Turns 1: Have Businesses Kept Up?

Revulytics

They named some of the hardest aspects of compliance as the right to be forgotten, fulfilling data subjects access requests, and getting explicit consent from users – with US companies reporting higher difficulty scores, according to coverage in Corporate Counsel.

Digital Transformation and Product Management

Roman Pichler

These may include i nstructor-led in-class and online training , self-study using books , videos , and articles , and coaching sessions provided by senior product people or product coaches. Recognise the Importance of Product Management.

How Much Should Uber Charge for a Driverless Ride?

Pragmatic Marketing

I just read an interesting article about Waymo and their driverless vehicles. Now, when you open the Uber app to request a ride, in addition to Uber X, Uber Black and Uber Pool, it also says Uber Empty (the name I just made up).

Growth Mindset in Product Management

Roman Pichler

The same is true for my product management expertise: Acquiring it has taken me many years, making plenty of mistakes, learning from other product people, and reading more books and articles than I can remember. Embrace a Growth Mindset.

Moving from Solutions to Problems

Folding Burritos

This figure summarizes the entire approach and I go into the details over the rest of the article. It is an important part of the induction process into the Toyota Production System, namely their problem-solving training. Why do you think that article is trust-worthy?

This New Template Helps You Write Better Product Requirements

The Secret PM Handbook

I’ll use the term “requirement” in this article for this concept. ” (All these terms have problems, but that’s a topic for a different article.) My VALUABLE template – yes, “VALUABLE” is the name of the template! – “Communication” by Joan M.

The Four Key Hurdles to Successful Product Launches

Pragmatic Marketing

Learning something requires much less commitment by the customer—typically just a name and email address rather than a meeting or full-blown demonstration (both of which can be intimidating and uncomfortable).

This New Template Helps You Write Better Product Requirements

The Secret PM Handbook

I’ll use the term “requirement” in this article for this concept. ” (All these terms have problems, but that’s a topic for a different article.) My VALUABLE template – yes, “VALUABLE” is the name of the template! – “Communication” by Joan M.

How Google Conducts User Research to Ensure Customer Loyalty

Usersnap

Namely, researchers can read and record total body language, not just what a laptop or phone cam portrays. A different article featuring Lewandowski also mentions that Jason Spero, global performance solutions VP at Google, said: “We are living in the golden age of user experience.”

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Toolbox: How To Evaluate Market Opportunity ? When To Launch A New Product. Part 1, The Tools

Bogdan Coman Says

A good article today is like any other (good) product: aligned with the audience (aka our lilliputian attention span), easy to get and with one single clear benefit/idea.

The Evolution of Modern Product Discovery

Product Talk

A number of people have asked me why I have a Portuguese name [Contextual Note: This event was in Lisbon, Portugal and Teresa Torres is a common Portuguese name.] Product management is evolving quickly.

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The Key for Company Growth in 2019

The Product Coalition

Even if you work for a company that is a house-hold name , you probably have heard inner rumblings on how to implement more effective strategies to reach a wider market and attract new users. This article was originally published on The Product School blog.

Finally! Never Look at Another Piece of Paper in Your House Again

Joe Cotellese

You name it, I get it. Since this is a Mac related article, obviously you need a Mac. I use it to watch for files with specific files names and automatically file them into the appropriate places in my digital filing cabinet. Naming Conventions.

Product Management vs. Product Marketing – The Clearest Distinction

Proficientz – Product Management University

Wealth made simple: news and articles from IRC Wealth. Related Articles. Name *. What’s the easiest way to distinguish product management from product marketing? This debate has been going on forever. Here’s the simplest way to distinguish the two functions. Product marketing (and sales) own this year’s revenue. Product management owns next year’s growth.