Constructive Conflict

Clever PM

There are a great many company cultures in the world that go out of their way to avoid conflict of any kind. And, while the intent is good — nobody wants to work in a combative workplace — the common practice of lumping all conflict together into a single bucket and trying to toss it […]. Product Management Communication Culture Do's Facilitation Good PM Influence Interactions Leadership Organization PM Psychology

A Step-by-Step Guide to Constructing a Persona Workshop

Mind the Product

The post A Step-by-Step Guide to Constructing a Persona Workshop appeared first on Mind the Product. Our team is building a product for just one person. Unbelievable! Who is this person? His name is Eric. Eric is a senior developer at a medium-sized software company. With a smooth career path and eight years industry experience, Eric is considered a successful engineer. Eric loves coding and is passionate about new products. Radiohead is his favorite rock band.

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CoConstruct uses productboard to create rewarding experiences for homebuilders & remodelers

ProductBoard

Success stories product management construction product planning product strategy UX design CRM user researchCoConstruct, a software platform for custom homebuilders and remodelers, has always put the customer at the center of their product so the company wanted a tool that allowed the company to surface the right insights to build the right features and tools that their customers need.

How Warby Parker Makes Every Point In Its Employee Lifecycle Extraordinary

First Round Review

Here, Co-founder Dave Gilboa breaks down exactly how they've constructed this culture. Warby Parker is known for being a wonderful place to work. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders: Tips for Product People

Speaker: Roman Pichler, Product Management Expert and Acclaimed Author

Leading stakeholders and development teams is notoriously challenging for product managers: They lack the power to tell the individuals what to do, but they need their support to progress the product. To make things worse, stakeholders come from different departments and often have different perspectives and interests, which leads to disagreements and conflicts. Join Roman Pichler, product management expert and acclaimed author, as he shares tips to help you more effectively deal with difficult stakeholders and techniques for constructively resolving conflict.

The Product Lifecycle, an introduction

The Product Bistro

However once you graduate to a mid sized company, with multiple products, and, more importantly, multiple divisions or business units, the construct of a PLC is inevitable, and even welcomed. If you work at a startup, or a small company, chances are this three letter acronym is alien to you. PLC is an acronym for […]. product management essentials

When Push Comes to Shove – Picking Your Battles

Clever PM

In many organizations, conflict is part and parcel of the culture — some conflict can be constructive, some destructive, but most of it can just be downright annoying. And, because we often sit right in the middle of all of the random agendas, battles of ego, and emotional storms that can rage throughout the company, […]. Product Management Authority Communication Culture Do's Good PM Influence Interactions Leadership Organization PM Psychology Strategy

Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

But it also means learning to effectively collaborate, constructively deal with conflicts , and make joint decisions. Offer constructive feedback, address issues and concerns, and help resolve them. Show People that You Care.

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders and Team Members

Roman Pichler

But bear in mind that negative thoughts and emotions cloud your perception; they will make it difficult to have a constructive conversation with Jane. Think of moments when you saw Jane help others, make a constructive contribution, or commit other acts of kindness.

The Direction of Development

The Product Coalition

Let’s Construct If this happens ever too often, the issue is with the ‘ direction of developing ’ the feature. Here, as you can see in the figure there is a vertical direction to construction and a horizontal one. The Construction and Agile Development analogy Okay!

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Stakeholder Management Tips for Product People

Roman Pichler

Note that collaboration means constructively engaging with one another and achieving some form of consensus—not splitting the difference or agreeing on the smallest common denominator, neither of which is a recipe for achieving product success.

Zignaly – How UX studio Redesigned a Crypto Trading Platform

StudioTeam

This method from the improvisational world helped us share feedback and ideas in a more constructive way, and free our counterparts from the pain of receiving negative feedback when ideating.

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Product Validation In A Real-Life Scenario: Intercept Field Study

StudioTeam

You get there, suddenly realize there’s a construction on your desired location, potential users are nowhere close by and your app keeps on loading due to poor mobile network. Is it enough to validate a product with in-lab studies?

Shifting from Projects to Products: A Hero’s Journey

Product Culture

Here’s the money quote: A project is an organizing construct for internal labor. Customers aren’t delighted by your organizing construct. My friend Jason Scherschligt wrote one of my favorite product culture articles.

User Research For India’s Top Property Site – MagicBricks Case Study

StudioTeam

Although the general usability guidelines and best practices to find usability issues are essentially the same anywhere in the world, we had to emphasize the fact that the negative and constructive feedback was more than welcome.

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Dealing with Difficult Emotions in Product Management

Roman Pichler

To constructively deal with difficult feelings, we must become aware of them and learn to accept them. Why Difficult Emotions Matter Particularly for Product People. We may not like difficult emotions like confusion, frustration, anger, envy, sadness, and worry, but we all experience them.

Dealing with Difficult Emotions in Product Management

Roman Pichler

To constructively deal with difficult feelings, we must become aware of them and learn to accept them. Why Difficult Emotions Matter Particularly for Product People. We may not like difficult emotions like confusion, frustration, anger, envy, sadness, and worry, but we all experience them.

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

How skilled are they in constructively resolving conflicts and collaborative decision-making ? Organise Around Products. In order to grow your product management team, start by reviewing your product portfolio.

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

How skilled are they in constructively resolving conflicts and collaborative decision-making ? Organise Around Products. In order to grow your product management team, start by reviewing your product portfolio.

Horse Before the Cart – An Outcome-Oriented Approach to SAFe® Transformations Presented at Agile2019

Agile Velocity

Then, attendees used SAFe ® constructs to realize the capabilities in order to achieve the desired business objective. The ability to map agile transformation outcomes, agile capabilities, and SAFe ® constructs to lead an organization towards a desired business objective. Horse Before the Cart – An Outcome-Oriented Approach to SAFe® Transformations | Mike Hall | Agile2019 from Agile Velocity. Leaders often ask, “Will implementing SAFe ® lead to my desired outcome?”

How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

Additionally, increase your ability to constructively deal with disagreements and learn to resolve conflicts so that nobody is left feeling frustrated or hurt. No Transactional Power.

How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

Additionally, increase your ability to constructively deal with disagreements and learn to resolve conflicts so that nobody is left feeling frustrated or hurt. No Transactional Power.

10 Pictures That Will Shape Your View Of Product Management

Bain Public

We really enjoy bringing you constructive and a typical product management research, practical work advice, and analysis. We took some time to look at which product management illustrations ?—?our our clients, followers and supporters ?—?found found the most interesting.

Understand Your Power To Claim Your Value (Part 2 of 3)

bpma ProductHub

The key to managing constructive conflict in a comfortable way is something that Stephen Covey fans will recognize – Seek first to understand. Bullying and name dropping expose you as someone who does not know how to manage conflict constructively and relies on others for influence.

“On the Box Thinking” to Build a Better MVP

280 Group

Construct it in the following manner: An attention-getting Lead Line that states the product’s overarching, special benefit that can be read and understood in 3 seconds or less.

Design at the convergence of digital and material realities

Product Bookshelf

Objects can now be constructed in layers to create a complete artifact in one piece. Obvious Construction. Obvious Construction is the evolution of the Rationalist design language. Obvious Construction is a counter-balance to this digital opacity which pervades our lives.

Brainrants on Product Leadership

Mironov Consulting

Building constructive cross-functional relationships. In support of Leading The Product , Ivy Hornibrook and I did an hour-long interview that Brainmates turned into three linked posts: [1] Rich Talks About Bad and Good Product Management includes discussion of.

4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

RUP has 4 project lifecycle phases – Inception, Elaboration, Construction, and Transition. RUP also points out that iterative development should be used during the Construction phase. Within each layer is a set of roles, constructs, and events.

Creativity by Scott Berkun

Mind the Product

The word “ build ” originally comes from using atoms to construct things. It’s hardly surprising, given a beautiful stone and brick city with wide promenades, and how the tower must have looked during its construction.

TEI 280: Learn how product managers should set product price – with Ben Malakoff

Product Innovation Educators

Faucet sales are significantly impacted by new home construction and remodeling, so if few homes are built, faucet sales may decrease. Faucet sales are significantly impacted by new home construction and remodeling, so if few homes are built, faucet sales may decrease.

4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

RUP has 4 project lifecycle phases – Inception, Elaboration, Construction, and Transition. RUP also points out that iterative development should be used during the Construction phase. Within each layer is a set of roles, constructs, and events.

How to estimate the weight of a round shaped steel bar

Mind the Product

In this construction video tutorial, you will learn the detailed method for estimating the weight of mild steel round bar with the plug chugging formula.

Using quantitative and qualitative data to become a successful decision maker

Mixpanel

A well-constructed story also shows stakeholders why you’re the best person to advocate for and eventually deliver a feature that drives significant impact for users. .

Introducing the Modus Create 2020 Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Modus Create

Providing the EIR an honest and constructive sounding board for alignment of the value proposition to rapidly changing market conditions. Introducing Larelle Clarke, our first Entrepreneur-in-Residence! Announcing the Modus Create EIR Program.

How to make data-driven design work for you

Mixpanel

You can convince someone to back out of their feedback, or even better, help them make the feedback more constructive. As creatives, there are few things we hate more than hearing, “Make the logo bigger,” “Put everything above the fold,” and “Make the words pop!”.

Scaling the Product and the Team by Rachael Shah

Mind the Product

Most important was the building of processes around constructive feedback. In this talk from MTP Engage Manchester , Rachael Shah, Delivery Lead at the Co-op , challenges us to think holistically about scaling our products, and that means including our teams in our thinking.

What Is Oozie?

Indicative

While, a control-flow node controls the workflow execution between actions by allowing constructs like conditional logic, where it allows for more actions to follow depending on the result of earlier action nodes. Oozie Defined. Oozie is a workflow scheduler system that manages Apache Hadoop jobs. Oozie’s system operates by running the workflows of dependent jobs and permits users to create Directed Acyclic Graphs of workflows. These DAG’s can be run in parallel and sequentially in Hadoop.

What Is Oozie?

Indicative

While, a control-flow node controls the workflow execution between actions by allowing constructs like conditional logic, where it allows for more actions to follow depending on the result of earlier action nodes. Oozie Defined. Oozie is a workflow scheduler system that manages Apache Hadoop jobs. Oozie’s system operates by running the workflows of dependent jobs and permits users to create Directed Acyclic Graphs of workflows. These DAG’s can be run in parallel and sequentially in Hadoop.

How We’re Helping During COVID-19

Indicative

With this blog post, we aim to start constructive conversations with anyone who needs our help. COVID-19 has been tough on everyone. As a company based in New York City and Los Angeles, the Indicative team is living the stories that the media is talking about.