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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Happy Independence Day — Take The Week Off!

The Accidental Product Manager

Blue Elephant Consulting –. Image Credit Take A Week To Celebrate Your Independence. Loyal readers & subscribers, here’s hoping that this upcoming week is a great week for you — I’m taking it off! Blogging will resume next week…. For my readers in the U.S.,

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.

How Home Depot Product Managers Are Fighting Back Against Amazon

The Accidental Product Manager

Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills™. Home Depot product managers are not giving up in the fight against Amazon Image Credit: Mike Mozart.

Insights on 2017 CX trends and 2018 predictions

UserTesting

In a recent webinar, Stephen Fleming-Prot, Senior UX Research Consultant for UserTesting, reviewed some of the CX trends we saw in 2017 and how they can inform your 2018 research plans. In this webinar, Steve discusses how different organizational teams … The post Insights on 2017 CX trends and 2018 predictions appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Culture CX Design Marketing Popular Product Research

The Incredible Speakers for #mtpcon London 2018

Mind the Product

Joe Leech, Product Strategy Consultant. Joe Leech is a Product Strategy and UX consultant with 14 years experience helping companies and startups with product design, building the right stuff in the right order, and applying psychology in design and user experience.

Backlog Refinement Takes You from Vision to Value

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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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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.

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.

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.

Product Managers Learn How To Deal With A Close Shave

The Accidental Product Manager

Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills. Gillette product managers are having to change their focus Image Credit: Naotake Murayama. All right, how about a quick show of hands out there.

Can Starbuck’s Product Managers Take It Upscale?

The Accidental Product Manager

Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills. Will it be possible to make Starbucks even more upscale? Image Credit: By Source. Doesn’t it seem as though the Starbucks coffee shops are just about everywhere by now?

Is It Time For Amazon’s Product Managers To Go Back To College?

The Accidental Product Manager

Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills. Amazon rolled out a product that went away very quickly, who screwed up? Image Credit: Canonicalized. Let’s face it, Amazon is a very big company that has done a lot of things correctly.

How Should Chipotle Product Managers Be Handling Their Current Food Poisoning Problems?

The Accidental Product Manager

One of the first things that they did was to hire two food safety consulting firms to assess their standards. Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills. Chipotle has food safety issues that are hurting their sales Image Credit: Mike Mozart.

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Product Managers Attempt To Get NASCAR Back On Track

The Accidental Product Manager

Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills. NASCAR needs to find ways to once again gain fan interest Image Credit: Joe Loong. Once upon a time (about 10 years ago) the American racing system called NASCAR was at the top of its popularity.

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

Her consulting work, personal life events and her business partner emphasized that the lessons as “Ms.

Product Warrior Podcast coming soon…

Product Warrior

Coming really soon Product Warrior Podcast supported by MindTheProduct & KnowIt. For the last few months I have been busy questioning if and why the world needs another product management blog or podcast.