Company culture


As a general rule, few companies thrive by competing exclusively on price – around virtually every corner lurks an Amazon to undercut you or a Goldman Sachs to outbid you. Company cultures with differentiated value propositions gain an edge in the war for talent.

Understanding Enterprise Product Companies

Mironov Consulting

I’m often asked by B2C product managers how B2B companies are different, or about switching between the two. Here are some thoughts on company-wide structural differences and how we product managers get our work done. And enterprise tech companies hire high-powered sales teams.

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How to tell your company story

Inside Intercom

When I think about great storytelling, one company jumps to mind immediately: Pixar. But that same resolution is terrible for startups, or companies of any size for that matter. In early stage companies, you need a mindset that will be attracted to an uncertain journey.

7 Ways Cohort Analysis can Optimize Company Performance and Results

Mind the Product

Here are seven ways cohort analysis can optimize company performance and results: 1. Gaming is a great use case because gaming companies are trying to understand UX on one mobile platform versus another.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Overcoming your Company’s Fear of Failing


Disruption” is a legitimate strategy for a company trying to break into a new market… and a legitimate fear for those already making money there. The latest generation of entrepreneurs has contributed its share of buzzwords and mantras to the business lexicon with mixed results. We all now know “unicorns” aren’t just mythical horses. And, of course, we know the best way to hone your business. Source. General_PM Product Management

Hardware Companies “Selling” Software

Pragmatic Marketing

Hey hardware companies, WAKE UP!!!! Software companies have much better margins and are a zillion times more profitable. If you’re trying to defend hardware companies, you would say, “that’s because software companies have much lower costs.”

Intercom on Product: The intersection of company and product strategy

Inside Intercom

As your business scales, you’ll need to carefully align your product strategy with your broader company strategy to ensure cohesive and sustainable growth. The meeting point of company and product strategy. Paul: And Eoghan who runs our company right, and you.

What Successful Companies Do To Get Better Leads

The Secret PM Handbook

If this is happening – and often it is – your company will have a hard time making the number of sales you need to be successful. mid-sized company, number of projects, types of projects, how many project managers. Review your company’s marketing message around your product.

Product in Practice: How One Product Manager Innovates in Big Companies

Product Talk

I met Rachel when she was a product manager at Arity (an Allstate company). You’ll see as Rachel tells her story that one of her superpowers is launching new business lines within large companies. As you read, notice how Rachel uses her company’s context as an advantage.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Overcoming your Company’s Fear of Failing


Disruption” is a legitimate strategy for a company trying to break into a new market… and a legitimate fear for those already making money there. There are many reasons companies don’t want to fail, regardless of how quickly it may occur.

Why Data is key in Building a Company That Learns

Mind the Product

Facing uncertainty is a company’s biggest challenge. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a startup or an established company, when you start work on a product, you need to validate your problem, your solution, and find your market. Some companies rely on instinct and opinions to make decisions, but this article focuses on knowledge as a decision-making model. Team / company. Hence the paradox : a company that leverages data needs to work on its culture.

Tech Companies are Addicting People! But Should They Stop?

Nir Eyal

The post Tech Companies are Addicting People! To understand technology addiction (or any addiction for that matter) you need to understand the Q-tip. Perhaps you’ve never noticed there’s a scary warning on every box of cotton swabs that reads, “CAUTION: Do not enter ear canal…Entering the ear canal could cause injury.” How is it that the one thing most people do with Q-tips is […]. But Should They Stop? appeared first on Nir and Far.

How to Create a Product Strategy Without a Clear Company Strategy

Mind the Product

Having “no company strategy” is one of the biggest issues facing product managers, according to a recent survey of over 600 product people. After all, how can you set a reasonable direction for your product when you don’t know where your company is headed?

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

How Two Companies Hooked Customers On Products They Rarely Use

Nir Eyal

Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet (the company formerly known as Google), has a quirky way of deciding which companies he likes. According to the New York Times, when Page looks at a potential company to acquire, he wants to know if the product is, like a toothbrush, “something you will […]. The post How Two Companies Hooked Customers On Products They Rarely Use appeared first on Nir and Far.

Product management and company size

Product Management and Strategic Marketing

That got me thinking, is it more important to have product management in a small company or in a large one? At large companies product management exists, but more often than not customer needs are compromised for reasons beyond the product manager’s control.

Product/Market Fit is Failing Because of Your Company Structure

Mind the Product

Product experts have tried to tackle this issue but they gloss over the impact a company’s structure and leadership team have on product/market fit. And variances in industry and company size add complexity to this issue. For many consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, product teams report to marketing, sales, finance, or strategy leads. If your company has strong buyer relationships, you’re placing a lot of trust in those individuals to do what’s best for your company.

How to kickstart billion dollar companies

Inside Intercom

Bangaly Kaba, Instacart’s VP of Growth, knows the typical growth journey for billion dollar companies well. Instacart is valued at nearly $8 billion and since joining, he’s helped to make the company’s services available to more than 80% of U.S.

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Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

companies get caught up in the “build versus buy” debate. In this approach, a company partners. INTRODUCTION 2WHEN TO BUILD YOUR OWN ANALYTICS The first instinct for many software companies is to. Even as companies grow and modernize, the primary. For companies.

Top 10 FinTech Software Development Companies 2019

The Product Coalition

The market is saturated with hundreds of FinTech software development companies, so it can be challenging to choose the one that best fits your business. These companies will help you build a user-friendly software that allows you to manage your financial activity efficiently.

How insurance companies can improve their online user experience


Insurance companies are spending a lot to attract customers to their websites. For example, some companies try to do some cross-selling for other insurance products. The post How insurance companies can improve their online user experience appeared first on UserZoom.

Build Your Company Strategy Around Conversion and Innovation

The Product Coalition

In this update, I also apply that model to your larger company strategy. Company stage can be a major determinant for how much innovation or optimization you should be doing at any given time. You really need to start thinking about, “How am I going to keep the company going?

How Companies Should Manage Their Innovation Portfolios


The leadership challenge for today’s companies is managing innovation in the context of their current business. This article will illustrate innovation management best practice through a case study with original data from the German company Bayer.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

For companies that embed analytics, their. companies—and too many times we’ve seen. Out of the companies. Companies incur technical debt that may. Companies scrambling to fix their. Companies that. companies start their journeys by adding basic.

productboard powers UiPath, the fastest growing IT company in history


Company Success storiesInterviewed by Milan Lostica You may have heard the common refrain that robots are coming to take our jobs. This is a slight exaggeration, but it is fair to say that robots have the ability to replace some of the mundane and repetitive work we do every day.


The Six Keys to IoT Product and Company Success

Spice Catalyst

Join us for a live walkthrough of the essential strategies and tactics for building a successful product and IoT business.

Same but Different: Launching Products at an Established Company

Mind the Product

Yes, because your goals are similar, whatever the company size. In a larger company, a number of departments will likely get involved in the launch process to provide the mastery you’re looking for. But in a larger company you also have a lot of people to educate. The post Same but Different: Launching Products at an Established Company appeared first on Mind the Product.

Globally Trusted Top IoT Application Development Companies

The Product Coalition

By 2025 there will be 21 billion IoT devices connected worldwide From using the right sensors, implementing the right IoT tools to provide insight into data, several IoT app development companies offer comprehensive services to global customers.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Companies like Tableau (which raised over $250 million when it had its IPO in. For companies that. Companies that rely on a combination. A full 64 percent of companies that combined build. Comparatively, only 51 percent of companies that.

Five Tips for Introducing Product Management to Your Company

Roman Pichler

Establish a clear vision for introducing a product management group and explore why your company would benefit from it. To get executive management on your side, help them understand how a product management group would benefit the company. 1 Establish a Clear Vision.

Align your product roadmap to your company strategy


Let’s hop in the wayback machine and travel back to summer 2014: The Amazon Fire Phone was released to much hype, yet 14 months later the company stopped production and discontinued sales shortly thereafter. Company

Who Drives Pricing in Growth Companies?

Pragmatic Marketing

Question: In your opinion, who should and who usually drives pricing within (tech) growth companies? Most companies I’ve spoken to, it’s all over the place. When a company is first started, the founder/CEO is heavily involved in pricing.

Who Drives Pricing in Growth Companies?

Pragmatic Marketing

Question: In your opinion, who should and who usually drives pricing within (tech) growth companies? Most companies I’ve spoken to, it’s all over the place. When a company is first started, the founder/CEO is heavily involved in pricing.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

software vendors and SaaS companies. Many companies. 2Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue How can companies handle this range of customer needs and their willingness to pay more for analytics? path to higher analytics tiers—and increased revenue for your company.