Data Science Consulting Is A SCAM!

Piyanka Jain

I run a Data Science Consulting company, and I say analytics consulting is a SCAM! link] I can say so because I have been on both sides of the table, having hired analytics consulting companies for big organizations and also providing analytics consulting services to top companies. Further, most of us have probably seen outputs of consulting projects worth $300K gather dust. Think: isn’t analytics consulting a scam then? Data Science Consulting Is A SCAM!

Data Science Consulting Is A SCAM!

Piyanka Jain

I run a Data Science Consulting company, and I say analytics consulting is a SCAM! link] I can say so because I have been on both sides of the table, having hired analytics consulting companies for big organizations and also providing analytics consulting services to top companies. Further, most of us have probably seen outputs of consulting projects worth $300K gather dust. Think: isn’t analytics consulting a scam then? Data Science Consulting Is A SCAM!

Product Management Journey?—?Developer to Consultant to Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Developer to Consultant to Product Manager If you asked me 5 years ago, I didn’t even know what Product Management was. I started off my journey as a UI developer at PayPal Engineering Singapore. Product Management Journey?—?Developer

#BoSFAQ | How to move from a consulting to product business

Business of Software Conference

Q | How to move from being a consulting to product business. I am interested in topics around handling general chaos in a fast paced company that is trying to move from being funded by consultancy to one funded by software license sales. How can a company move from a consulting to a product business? The short answer to the second question is you really have to commit; consulting revenue is very addictive! BoS Insights BoSFAQ Consulting product Talk Recommendation

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

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

Podcast about the Business of Writing and Consulting

Johanna Rothman

Consultants and writers share a common problem: we are business owners. Yes, I manage my own product development and my business. She was surprised a business consultant could have a sense of humor. MPD writing consulting project portfolio management rolling wave planning value

Developing a PRD

Actuation Consulting

A PRD is a document that serves the development team. Done right, the PRD will move the development team beyond considering what to build to how to build. Advancing the Profession of Product Management website I consulting I training I toolkits I books I blog I twitter. The post Developing a PRD appeared first on Actuation Consulting. Essentials of a Product Requirements Document (PRD).

The "Why" of Interviewing—Suzanne Abate, PM Consultant and Instructor

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Suzanne Abate is the co-founder of The Development Factory and online PM community, 100 Product Managers. We decided to partner together and focus on our web development capabilities.

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

But how do you develop the confidence required to lead a team of stakeholders to a positive outcome? Her consulting work, personal life events and her business partner emphasized that the lessons as “Ms.

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.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Solving Product Development Challenges With Product Review

Mind the Product

Telenor has limited resources to spend on developing digital products. Each product is assessed by its level of completion of the requirements for each stage of development, and this assessment translates into the categorization of the product.

The "Why" of Interviewing—Suzanne Abate, PM Consultant and Instructor

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Suzanne Abate is the co-founder of The Development Factory and online PM community, 100 Product Managers. We decided to partner together and focus on our web development capabilities.

Disruptive Product Development – Jenine Lurie

Mind the Product

Jenine Lurie is Founder and Lead Strategist at Disruptive Experience, a New York based design consultancy that applies unique user-centered design strategies to create intuitive and delightful experiences that connect people to products. Prioritizing Features is Smart Product Development .

Successful product consultants: What are the secrets to being (and finding) one?

AlphaHQ

As organizations expand the scope of how they approach innovation, product consultants and user experience consultants have emerged as powerful forces in that initiative. They shared insights for aspiring product consultants and organizations seeking outside help.

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

Melissa Perri (Produx Labs) on how to run a distributed consultancy firm

Miro

Here at RealtimeBoard, we’re always curious about the ways leading companies from around the world approach product development and the challenges they face while organizing their work on distributed teams. The post Melissa Perri (Produx Labs) on how to run a distributed consultancy firm appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

Developing A Product Vision and Strategy

Actuation Consulting

Characteristics Specific to a Well Developed Product Vision. website I consulting I training I toolkits I books I blog I twitter. The post Developing A Product Vision and Strategy appeared first on Actuation Consulting. Over the past few weeks we’ve considered a number of key product management tools. Today we will look at two of the most important: the Product Vision and Product Strategy documents.

Daniella Patrick – Innovation Lab Product Development

Mind the Product

Daniella Patrick is an Innovation Lab Product Manager at Accenture, which is one of the largest global consulting firms in the world, with clients and partners like Microsoft, GE, HP, and IBM. In her ProductTank NYC presentation, she discusses her team’s role at their company and how they go about identifying problems and developing solutions. A key reality that Daniella keeps in mind, is that any product idea they develop is never guaranteed to launch.

8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

But let the ScrumMaster or coach tackle people, process, and organisational issues; let the development team figure out what needs to be done to implement the user stories and other product backlog items. Development teams should manage their own work (using a sprint backlog or Kanban board). Developing a successful digital product requires more than technical knowledge. Aim to build consensus with the development team, but don’t shy away from difficult conversations.

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Nulab Drinking Code: Web & Mobile Development

Nulab

Despite the cold and wet weather, we had a cozy Nulab Drinking Code Singapore meetup on 5th December night, featuring the theme of web & mobile development. . Our speakers were: Aaron Gong, software consultant and cofounder of marine startup AHOP. .

The recipe for developing your career as a product designer

Inside Intercom

Developing your product design career as an individual contributor. As a designer on the management path, a large part of my focus has been to help individual contributor (IC) designers to develop in their role. Results: The main ingredient of career development.

Development Team Briefing and Collaboration

Under10 Playbook

Or, as we say in the consulting biz, “How’s that been working for you?” Asking developers to provide scope and time estimates on individual items is like asking sales people to forecast specific deals and dollar amounts months in advance.

What To Do About Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions | Rich Mironov, Mironov Consulting | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

Rich Mironov, CEO/Founder, Mironov Consulting. Rich Mironov (CEO, Mironov Consulting) – What To Do About Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions from Business of Software Conference. Yet everyone who comes to us has the impression that if they tell us a good story and they make a good case we’ll somehow find I actually have a development team hiding in my pocket right which I’ll take out just for you because you convinced me.

Professional development and succession planning

Under10 Playbook

The median employee tenure at Google is just more than one year, according to the payroll consultancy PayScale. The standard rejection letter claims “We’ll keep your resume on file.” ” But do you really? Statistics on job tenure seem to be all over the map.

What are the secrets to being (and finding) a successful product consultant?

AlphaHQ

Organizations are expanding the scope of how they approach innovation, and product and user experience consultants have emerged as a powerful force in that initiative. Alpha teamed up with Product School to host an event featuring some of the most prominent product consultants in New York.

With Jetpack, Android Development Has Leapfrogged iOS

Atomic Spin PM

Over the past six years, I’ve done a lot of iOS development (and written a lot about iOS ). But as a software consultant, I need to be flexible, and I’ve done my fair share of Android development as well. New developers are on their own to discover this.

The Art of Developing Your Launch Strategy

Actuation Consulting

However, what you initially plan must evolve as a more details emerge in the later stages of product development. When a new product is involved, launch costs can occasionally exceed the cost of product development. 2 – Your messaging must be solidly developed. 3 – Your launch plans must align with the overall product strategy and development plan. 5 – Develop measureable short and long-term criteria for assessing the success of the launch.

Hear me on Developer On Fire Podcast

Johanna Rothman

I had a chance to be a guest on David Rael's podcast, Developer on Fire, Episode 402 | Johanna Rothman – Learning and Delivering. We spoke about many things, including my early development career, how I got started as a consultant, my writing, and more. The post Hear me on Developer On Fire Podcast appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

Developing a Test Strategy for the Agile World

Centercode

How does your strategy conform to different development methodologies? Then I moved on to telecom, military simulation software, cloud SaaS, consulting and finally healthcare. The post Developing a Test Strategy<br/> for the Agile World appeared first on Centercode.

Top App Development Agencies 2018–2019

The Product Coalition

to find this year’s top app development agencies. After reading a bunch of content from other app development professionals, journalists, tech bloggers and the like, we realized that there are many good companies out there, and that everyone has a different favorite.

How We Dealt With Project Challenges: An Agile Approach in a Deadline-driven Development

The Product Coalition

But in our experience, everything can be done if the development team and project manager have deep expertise and, along with the product owner, carefully listen to each other and keep themselves open to cooperation. as these must all be taken into account while developing the product.

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4 Development Pitfalls to Avoid with an Agile Growth Strategy

Mixpanel

Throughout his career, Al has focused on helping companies develop and execute digital strategies to grow their business and stay ahead of the curve. Developing a mobile product is a daunting task. If you wait until days before an app launches to implement your growth stack, engineers may need to re-develop the technology and/or take shortcuts to properly pass data back into the different elements of the stack.

Miro opens Platform for developers and app-builders

Miro

Miro opens platform for developers and app-builders Now, any product development team or agile transformation consultant can build their own integrations and apps on Miro, the #1 visual collaboration platform with over 3 million users worldwide.The time has come to bring real freedom to the way unstructured work gets done. The post Miro opens Platform for developers and app-builders appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro

Emerge named Global Leader in the 2019 Clutch Leaders Matrix for Enterprise App Development Companies

Emerge Insights

Emerge, a Digital Agency in Portland, OR, is positioned highly for Ability to Deliver in the Leaders Matrix in Clutch’s 2019 independent evaluation that compares enterprise mobile application capabilities across consulting firms, agencies and systems integrators.

Why Professional Services Must Embrace Change — and Product Management Best Practices

AlphaHQ

It’s survival of the fittest for agencies and management consulting firms in 2019. Every one of the ‘Big Four’ consulting firms known for their accounting prowess are now seen as experts in digital. What Will Consulting Look Like in 2020?

My team are my product: How to develop a high-performing team of product managers (or anyone else)

Mind the Product

This is in order for Product to provide value to the organisation and it is underpinned by developing a high-performing team. If you’re looking to develop a high-performing team I’m sure some of this is familiar to you too. I wish you luck with developing high-performing teams.

Using Different Types of Personas

Actuation Consulting

Personas help your team make decisions about the product during development. The Buyer Persona informs the development of the components, functionality, and benefits of the value proposition. The main goal of developing Personas is to understand typical customers for your product. Persona development is driven by market research or Voice-of-the-Customer activities. website I consulting I training I toolkits I books I blog I twitter.

Manage Your Intellectual Property

Johanna Rothman

When we manage product development for organizations, we work for hire. Books and consulting are all different beasts. You can create consulting services and deliver them by yourself. I’ve had to cross out and renegotiate consulting agreements where the client thought they could hire me to create a custom workshop and they would reuse it internally. As a consultant, your client does not own your IP. MPD writing consulting product development value