Featured Product Management Consultant: Leslie Bixel

280 Group

Every few months or so, we will bring you a new interview with a featured 280 Group Consultant who discusses a number of Product Management issues. The post Featured Product Management Consultant: Leslie Bixel appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Consultant Interviews

Featured Product Management Consultant: Ken Feehan

280 Group

Our third featured interview in this series is with Ken Feehan, who talks about how he broke into Product Management, what the most rewarding part of being a consultant is and how Product Managers can be more strategic. Consultant Interviews

Featured Product Management Consultant Interview: Phil Burton

280 Group

Every few months or so, we will bring you a new interview with a featured 280 Group Consultant/Trainer who discusses a number of Product Management issues. The post Featured Product Management Consultant Interview: Phil Burton appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

Women in Product Management: Jennifer Lyons, Product Management Consultant

280 Group

The post Women in Product Management: Jennifer Lyons, Product Management Consultant appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

CONTENTS Foreword by Jen Underwood, Principal Consultant, Impact Analytix.1 1| 2018 LOGI ANALYTICS STATE OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS REPORT FOREWORD Jen Underwood, Principal Consultant, Impact Analytix Analytics is everywhere. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS.

How consulting helped me to be a better PM

The Product Coalition

Last year, I made the switch from technology consulting to product management. As a technology consultant, I would move from client to client, spending about 6 months on average with each before moving on to the next.

The biggest difference between product and consulting work

Tim Herbig

Instead, I believe in the power of deploying (product) skills in whichever domain is necessary and staying close to some core values … Continue reading "The biggest difference between product and consulting work". The post The biggest difference between product and consulting work appeared first on Tim Herbig.

Freelance Consulting and Product Management – Time to Join the gig Economy?

Mind the Product

Therein lies the opportunity for a product management consultant. Consulting on a part-time and freelance basis may be a viable option for you, depending on where you are in your career. marketing acumen to promote the nascent consulting business.

3 Ways to Apply Lean Product Management Right Away

280 Group

280 Group CEO and Founder, Brian Lawley, is once again joined by the prominent author, consultant and trainer, Greg Cohen.

Hooked - How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Speaker: Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Hooked, the book, is based on Eyal’s years of research, consulting, and practical experience. Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit? Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us?

Here’s How Fortnite ‘Hooked’ Millions

Nir Eyal

Nir’s Note: This guest post is by Patricio O’Gorman, technology consultant and professor at Universidad de Palermo. If you have kids, you’ve likely heard about Fortnite. The wildly popular online battle game has amassed over 125 million players and hosts more than 3 million concurrent players. The game “has brought in more revenue in a […]. The post Here’s How Fortnite ‘Hooked’ Millions appeared first on Nir and Far. Behavioral Design In Action

This Brand Strategy Can Make Your Startup Look Bigger Than It Is

First Round Review

As a founding partner of Rock Health and seasoned consultant, Leslie Ziegler has helped brand dozens of startups. Here's what the success stories had in common. Continue reading at First Round Review »

The Importance of Product Positioning

280 Group

In this video 280 Group CEO and Founder, Brian Lawley, is joined by Senior Consultant/Trainer, Tom Evans, who is a Product Management and Product Marketing expert.The topic is why good product positioning is so critical for your product and your messaging.

How Apps Can Shape Your Future Self

Nir Eyal

Nir’s Note: This guest post is written by Jeni Fisher, a London-based Googler who consults startups on applying behavioral insights to achieve business and user goals. Early on in my role as an Apps partner manager at Google Play, I was drawn towards the Self-Improvement apps space because their persuasive influence transcends screen-level interactions. Their mission is […]. The post How Apps Can Shape Your Future Self appeared first on Nir and Far. Behavioral Design In Actio

3 Tests for Great Product Messaging

280 Group

For this topic we have brought in one of 280 Group’s senior consultant and trainers, Bill Haines. In this new video and blog post we discuss something that is exceedingly important in the product world: messaging.

Assessment of Individual Product Manager Skills

280 Group

In this special video, 280 Group Founder and CEO, Brian Lawley, talks with Consultant/Trainer, Bill Haines, about an invaluable system he invented.

Help Salespeople Tell the Story of Your Product

280 Group

In this video Brian Lawley, CEO and Founder of 280 Group, will talk with Tom Evans, a Senior Product Management Consultant and Trainer. Today Tom will explain how as a Product Manager, you can really help Salespeople tell the story of your product.

The Secret to Great Product Management

280 Group

For this video we are joined by Tom Evans, a Senior Consultant and Trainer with 280 Group who has over 25 years of Product Management experience and helped develop the Optimal Product Process framework.

Issues Faced at the End of the Product Lifecycle

280 Group

280 Group’s Director of Products and Services, Pamela Schure is here to talk with Consultant and Trainer JF Ouellette about the end of the Product Lifecycle.

Statistical Factors that Contribute to High Performance on Product Teams

bpma ProductHub

Actuation Consulting has been conducting research on what separates high performance product teams from the pack. In a second post, which will be published on Actuation Consulting’s website, I will take a closer look at what executives can do to help their product teams be successful.

What is Lean Product Management

280 Group

Greg Cohen is the author or Agile Excellence for Product Managers, and a Lean Product Management expert, as well as a consultant/trainer for 280 Group.

Feedback and Feedforward for Continuous Improvement Posted

Johanna Rothman

The post Feedback and Feedforward for Continuous Improvement Posted appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. I’m a monthly contributor to the Gurock blog.

PR Does Not Stand for “Press Release” – B2B Marketing Rules

280 Group

Bill Haines, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer | 280 Group. Perhaps the most sought-after aspect of Public Relations is known as “Earned Media”, i.e. the coverage you get in various media without paying for it.

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Steps Executives Can Take To Improve Performance

bpma ProductHub

Greg Geracie is the President of Actuation Consulting , a global provider of product management training, consulting, and advisory services to some of the world’s most well-known organizations. Contributed by Greg Geracie.

What a Good Continuous Discovery Team Looks Like [Case Study]

Product Talk

Just before we started working with Teresa, a consultant from a well-known company came in to talk about agile product processes. Amy sketched out how she spent her time and then how a consultant suggested she should be spending it.

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

Johanna Rothman

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. I wrote an article about estimation, How to give IT project estimates—and when not to estimate at all. If you’ve ever struggled with estimating work, give it a read.

Customer Journey Map – B2B Marketing Rules

280 Group

Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer. Bill Haines is a Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group. Land maps exist to record the actual terrain, not an idealized view of the terrain— the REAL terrain that you will have to traverse, like it or not.

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Accelerating Your Agile Journey Podcast

Johanna Rothman

The post Accelerating Your Agile Journey Podcast appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. I had the chance to talk with Andy Kaufman on his podcast, Accelerating Your Agile Journey, PPP 2017. We’ve had the chance to speak informally and more formally on his podcast.

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The importance of exercising courage

Lead on Purpose

Different situations in my consulting work and with … Continue reading → Team Building clarity confidence courage decisiveness strength teamworkI’ve recently had several experiences that required me to get out of my comfort zone. The subject of courage has becoming particularly important and meaningful to me in recent weeks and months.

Prags Have a 40% Off Thanksgiving Sale

Johanna Rothman

The post Prags Have a 40% Off Thanksgiving Sale appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. The Pragmatic Bookshelf is having its annual Black Friday sale, starting Nov 22, and running through Dec 1. All ebooks are 40% off. Yes, all of mine and everyone else’s.

Podcast: What is Product Management?

Under10 Playbook

Tom writes, This episode features Steve Johnson, a thought leader, speaker, and product management consultant. I was interviewed by Tom Cooper for his podcast. Tom & I tackled the issue of product management roles, titles, and responsibilities.

How Much Time Should You Spend in Product Discovery?

Product Talk

Here’s what he writes: Some decisions are consequential and irreversible or nearly irreversible – one-way doors – and these decisions must be made methodically, carefully, slowly, with great deliberation and consultation.

Power Up: Three Ways to Increase Your Product Leadership Power

Roman Pichler

Do regular research, attend trade shows and conferences, and consult journals, magazines, and user forums, for example. Increase Your Referent Power. Your first power source is your ability to influence others based on your personality and interpersonal skills.

March BOM: Use Scenarios

Pragmatic Marketing

EST with Peter Hughes, founder and lead consultant at Ascest. March’s Box of the month is use scenarios.

Why Managers Believe Multitasking Works: Long Decision Wait Times

Johanna Rothman

The post Why Managers Believe Multitasking Works: Long Decision Wait Times appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. When I teach any sort of product/project/portfolio management, I ask, “Who believes multitasking works?”

3 Strategies to Pitch Product Management Ideas

280 Group

For this video, 280 Group CEO and Founder, Brian Lawley, talks with Bill Haines, who is not only a Product Management Consultant and Trainer, but an expert in positioning, messaging, and influencing people.

The competitive advantage of BPMA sponsored groups

bpma ProductHub

She owns Facilitated Change, an independent consulting firm in Harrisville, NH. An Agile Product Open meetup recap. By Lisa Sieverts – The BPMA sponsors many different groups that provide practical educational and workshop type events.

Why a Little Humanity is Better Than That Extra Feature

ProductCraft

Before Taplytics, he was a strategy consultant at ZS Associates and a management consultant at Accenture. Skip to content. ProductCraft by Pendo. Subscribe. Best Practices. Perspectives. Profiles. Debates. Podcast. ProductStack. Best Practices.

Backlog Refinement Takes You from Vision to Value

bpma ProductHub

EBG Consulting. She is founder and principal of EBG Consulting , which helps organizations adapt how they collaborate to improve business outcomes. Contributed by Ellen Gottesdiener and Jeff Sutherland. Deliver Value Sooner. Backlog refinement prepares your backlog for development.

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Please Help A Pair Select a Title for a Geographically Distributed Agile Teams Book

Johanna Rothman

The post Please Help A Pair Select a Title for a Geographically Distributed Agile Teams Book appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. I’ve been a part of geographically distributed teams since the mid-80s.

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