Product Management Blog Retrospective

The Product Coalition

What I Learned from a Year of Product Management Blogging. Write your Passion There are many reasons why people start writing blogs. In my blog, this was not the case. I started writing a blog about a year ago in order to express my thoughts. Pick a Theme There are many blogs on product management and many of them I follow. I decided to focus on the soft side of product management. blog product-management

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The 280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2016

280 Group

Here at the 280 Group we have been maintaining a Product Management blog for over a decade Every year we produce articles that we hope our readers find interesting and useful. We felt that 2016 was likely the best year yet for our Product Management Blog so we would like to share with all of you the top 10 most visited posts of the year. Product Management Agile Free Template Product Manager Top Ten

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5 Killer Blog Posts on Products and Product Management

Craft.io

It’s even harder to find truly valuable blog content for product managers. This lengthily titled piece by product guru Andrew Chen is a dive into the world of ad publishing. A fascinating coverage of Dropbox’s release last year of their collaborative product – Paper.

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Welcome to PMLesson's Blog!

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

How do great product managers break into the industry for the first time? What are the best answers to the "what is your favorite product" PM question? At PMLesson, we're dedicated to providing a wealth of information helping aspiring product managers land their dream job. Introducing: PMLesson's Blog. Path to PM Series : How did great product managers get their first PM job? Submit blog requests to submissions@pmlesson.com.

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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

SOPHISTICATED PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATORS Do the analytic offerings in your application make you stand out from the crowd? can differentiate your product. 1User Demands Are Ever-Changing… Any product manager knows the disruptive nature of innovation –.

The Three Stages of Product Management Maturity

Proficientz – Product Management University

Consider the following three stages of product management maturity and the skills your team needs to become proficient in each stage. Infancy – Individuals become proficient at building, marketing, selling and delivering products that make users quantifiably better at their job.

B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2019

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2019 is now available. Every product company wants successful products. This month we contrast the differences between structuring your product management function for product success vs. customer success.

280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2018

280 Group

Our Product Management and Product Marketing blog has been sharing content and engaging readers for over a decade. Video] The Importance of Product Positioning. He explains why good product positioning is so critical for your product and your messaging.

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B2B Product Manager Magazine April 2019

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine April 2019 is now available. If your perception of portfolio management is that it’s more advanced or involved than traditional product management, it may be time to reconsider. Blog: High-Octane Product Management.

Amazon Product Managers Prepare For War With Walmart Product Managers

The Accidental Product Manager

The product managers at Amazon are going to have to sharpen their skills and review their product development definition in order to go into battle with the product managers at Walmart. As product managers it is always exciting when giants collide.

Persuasion Tips For Product Managers

The Secret PM Handbook

I’ve been doing product management a long time, and over time my presentation skills have just naturally gotten more polished. In addition, I have been doing product management for years and I wrote a book on it.

How to Get More Product Management From Your Product Managers

Proficientz – Product Management University

The same philosophy applies to the product management function. Here are three steps to help you get more product management from your product managers. Product revenue, customer references and a fat sales pipeline make for a fun business.

The Global Benchmark Survey: Product Management Skills – Initial Insights

280 Group

Late last year, 280 Group conducted its most ambitious and comprehensive survey to date, to learn more about the skill levels of product managers across the globe. We invited over 30,000 product managers to participate, and received nearly 4,000 responses.

3 Critical Skills Preventing You From Becoming a Great Product Manager

280 Group

However, when it comes to a career in Product Management, just focusing on strengths is not going to cut it. Product managers must think strategically about their skill sets and address their weakest areas to give their products the best chance of success. We will explain why these three skills are important to product managers and offer some tips to improve. When product managers underperform in key skill areas, their teams and products suffer.

Product Management Rockstars

The Product Bistro

I read a post today by Tom Leung on his blog, “Always be Shipping” that got me thinking. The premise of the posting was that only superstars need to apply. As someone in my earlier days who viewed himself with many of the qualities that are being sought, and to a large degree still lives […]. PM Tales essentials

B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018 is now available. If that theme resonates, a portfolio approach to managing, marketing and selling your products is the key to success. Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Product Management Playbook.

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you?

Want to hire great designers? Start a blog.

Inside Intercom

A few years ago I came out of a meeting with my product manager where we talked about the next feature we should build. Needless to say, we didn’t have a clear product strategy. To take my mind off things I opened my RSS reader and a post called “ Product strategy means saying no ” caught my eye. We’ve found that our blog is one of the most effective ways to attract great people. Start a blog.

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B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018 is now available. As Proficientz begins year 18, our customer success framework for managing, marketing and selling solutions is still the only one of its kind. Blog: High-Octane Product Management.

Announcing The Secret Product Manager Handbook

The Secret PM Handbook

I’m excited to announce The Secret Product Manager Handbook is available for pre-order ! When I started in product management, there were no classes, books, or online resources for product managers. The Secret Product Manager Handbook.

Why Product Thinking is the Future for Product Management

Mind the Product

I believe the future of product management is product thinking. And product coaching is how we get there. I have worked with in product for most of my career. Building products for big corporates, small startups and scale-ups.

Mental Models for Product Managers – Part 2

The Secret PM Handbook

In this part we dive into what you really came here for – product management-specific mental models. Why are product management-related mental models different? We have some great mental models in product management. Who the product is for (the market).

Feature prioritization in product management: the key to building products that sell

Product Management Unpacked

There are many methodologies for feature prioritization in product management. If you are a product manager dealing with this, beware that one size doesn’t fit all. Product feature prioritization is one of the most difficult parts of a product manager’s job.

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you?

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you?

Transition Into Product Management From a Technical Role

Proficientz – Product Management University

The transition into product management from a technical role is one of the most difficult. Of all roles that touch the product, technical roles are the furthest removed from the market and the customers. The textbook product manager is a problem-finder by default.

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Structuring Product Management for Customer Success vs. Product Success (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Structuring product management for customer success versus product success boils down to one key difference. If you’re structured for product success, your primary motivation is to steer products in a direction that best supports your company’s financial and strategic goals.

10 Online Communities Product Managers Should Join

ProductPlan

As product managers, there are some things we just have to learn through experience. You’ll never know what it really feels like to present your product roadmap to your executive staff, for example, until you call that meeting and do it. The Product Stack.

How Product Managers Get Promoted

Sequent Learning

The post How Product Managers Get Promoted appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Product Manager Job Description for B2B

Proficientz – Product Management University

This product manager job description is written specifically for B2B. What makes the product manager role unique in B2B? There are two key differences between a traditional text book product manager and a B2B product manager. A traditional product manager focuses primarily on the needs of users and the success of product itself. Product Manager Job Description. Product Management Responsibilities.

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Lessons in Product Management.

The Product Coalition

Image Source If you’re even slightly inclined towards Product Management, there’s very little probability that you may not have heard of “ Product Hunt ”. It is the place to learn about cool tech products that people are creating and testing.

Portfolio Product Management: The Up Side You Didn’t Consider (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Portfolio product management defies conventional product management wisdom. It’s true that if every product is successful, your company will be successful. Best case scenario each product team has an incomplete view of the market.

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Pursuing a Product Management Career: The #1 Skill

Proficientz – Product Management University

There are many skills that are important for success in a product management career, but there’s one that stands head and shoulders above all the rest. Let’s start with the ultimate goal of a product manager. Start Your Product Management Career Today.

Three Things Salespeople Need from Product Managers

280 Group

The topic of this blog and video is three things that salespeople require from you, the Product Manager. The post Three Things Salespeople Need from Product Managers appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

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Goals for 2019 – A Product Manager’s New Year’s Resolutions

Mind the Product

As I think about my own growth, here are my resolutions to help me be a better product manager. #1 This isn’t confined to big product efforts; even small things, using my product mindset to explore a problem can open up multiple options to solve it.

What Will Product Management Be Like In 5 Years?

The Secret PM Handbook

The future is hard to tease out, but here’s what will happen in product management’s future. (CC Earlier this year Janna Bastow of ProdPad put out a call for opinions on the future of product management. And realized later it would also make a good blog post.

Product Management is Culture Management

Mind the Product

Or “ How to Manage Software Development in Teams who Think Nothing Like you “ Product management has two diversity problems. Cultural homogeneity in product teams is dead, welcome cultural diversity. Product managers should be a cultural “glue” for the teams.

The Best Product Management Events Happening in 2017

UserVoice

There are plenty of fantastic ways to keep your product management skills sharp and keep up with evolving industry trends and new technologies. There’s no shortage of product management blogs, podcasts, and reading lists out there to keep you in the know.

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This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. It put all the activities I do as a product manager into perspective. Love the Problem, Not the Product. Product Management

2015 Year In Review – Hardcore Product Management

The Secret PM Handbook

Looking back over 2015 on this blog, I see quite a lot of meaty content! The topics have been hardcore product management-related. A series on how to be a badass product manager , using ideas from Kathy Sierra’s Badass book. What does a product manager do , anyway?