How to Make Product Management for Enterprise Systems Work

Mind the Product

I love building enterprise systems, because you get to work with your customers/users every day and literally see their lives change as you release new features. But building good enterprise systems is prone to failure, as author and product consultant Sam McAfee has recently pointed out.

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

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Through my work as a product consultant and product management instructor, I’ve discovered that there are a lot of questions about what product management is. I have to give a shout out to my friend Margaret Jastrebski who was recently SVP of Enterprise Products at ShopRunner in Chicago.

Innovation, SaaS, and Enterprise: Announcing the First Three Speakers for #mtpcon London!

Mind the Product

We’re delighted to announce our first three speakers, who will share their unique insights on building products in SaaS, how to be more creative and innovative, and how to change enterprise culture; Tickets are on sale now!

The ABCs of Product – Melissa Perri on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

I see a lot of product managers from an enterprise company go, ‘Hey, I’m gonna work at a startup, it’s gonna be awesome’ And then they get in there and they go ‘Holy crap, what happened?

Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

IDC estimating enterprises will spend in excess of $2 trillion in 2019 on. consulting too few sources. solution in place, enterprises can tap into this. consulting with over 1,000 C-Suite. New Study Reveals Reliance on Too Few. Data Sources; Organizations Likely Missing.

How to Influence Without Power – Tim Herbig on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers.

A Better Shipyard – Joff Redfern on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers.

What’s the Secret to Becoming a Great Product Manager?

Mind the Product

Many, however, get stuck in what I call “product consultant” mode and cannot break out of it. This post is about what it takes to break out this “product consultant” mode, how to avoid it and ultimately how to achieve excellence in product management.

Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser

Mind the Product

This is why every enterprise organisation is trying to innovate through innovation labs, accelerators, incubators, digital transformation programs, 20% time, and more. What is the point of innovation?

Dear CEO, Innovation Starts with a Good Product Manager

Mind the Product

While the statistics for Fortune 500 companies are less public, consultant and author Tendayi Viki hits the nail on the head when he says that coming up with a great idea is easy, the hard part is building the development process, business model, value proposition, and execution. In larger companies, PA Consulting found innovation failures cost companies about £65 billion each year in the UK alone.

Top 5 Predictions in DevOps and Analytics for 2018


DevOps Goes Enterprise-wide. In 2017, enterprises of all sizes started implementing DevOps for some of their newer services. Forrester Research recently estimated that 63% of enterprises have implemented DevOps in some form.

10 All-Star Project Managers to Follow on Twitter

The Product Coalition

Successful project management requires a close working relationship with leadership to ensure each project is aligned with business strategy , even as companies undergo enterprise-wide change. project-management leadership training digital-transformation enterprise-technology

eG Innovations Named as a Top 10 Global Vendor for Continuous Application Performance Management

eG Innovations

Continuous application performance management (CAPM) is a key focus area in the enterprise IT segment. More than 45,000 data points were collected across 1,500 enterprise IT stakeholders with budget responsibilities. Explore Monitoring Capabilities of eG Enterprise APM ».

Feature prioritization in product management: the key to building products that sell

Product Management Unpacked

Forty-nine percent ( 49%) of product managers said this is their biggest challenge, and when responses are added from enterprise software PMs, this figure jumps up to 62%. That means nearly two-thirds of enterprise product leaders are currently worrying about which product features are needed.

Don’t Miss These Amazing Speakers at #mtpcon Singapore

Mind the Product

He works as a coach, consultant, and keynote speaker helping companies bridge the gaps between business agility, digital transformation, product management, and human-centred design. Jonny consults on product development and innovation management, and coaches teams to do their best work.

Modus Create Welcomes Chris Avore as Director of Customer Experience

Modus Create

Mr. Avore’s vast experience leading enterprise design organizations, and integrating design thinking into business strategy, strengthen Modus’ already extensive digital transformation portfolio of work. His experience with both consulting and mentorship align perfectly with the core values of Modus: being great partners to our clients and a platform for growth of our consultants,” said COO and President Cheryl Williford.

7 Secrets to Becoming a Citrix Hero: A Must-Watch Webinar For Citrix Pros

eG Innovations

When your end users are in peril, you – the Citrix admin, engineer, architect, consultant – need to become a superhero and save them: Diagnose the cause of issues they are facing and triage them to ensure seamless and uninterrupted connectivity. Things don’t always go right.

Customer Success – an important role

The Product Bistro

Digital Transformation, it’s all the rage, and doing a simple Google search yields a plethora of hits, from training to consultants, to the big market research companies, all weighing in. No longer must the adoption of a technology be an enormous undertaking, requiring a significant investment (technology funding, finding space in the data center, buying racks of gear, upgrading network bandwidth, huge software licenses, big dollar consultants for implementation).

Nulab Drinking Code: Product Management & Leadership


Giom Duquesnay, Enterprise Agile Coach ( Giom Consulting ). Become a Nulab user and enjoy free access to NuSpace – our community space in Singapore. In March, the Nulab Drinking Code Singapore meetup saw a cosy gathering of members who braved the evening rain to join our event.

How to Conduct an Effective Competitive Analysis


Enterprise. Enterprise. Figuring out what to charge for enterprise software or SaaS solutions is a dark art, but building a pricing strategy in a vacuum is downright foolish. ProductPlan for the Enterprise. Enterprise IT Roadmap. Support. Sign In. Product.

TEI 175: Building B2B products – with Blair Reeves & Benjamin Gaines

Product Innovation Educators

It’s titled Building Products for the Enterprise. The authors join this episode to discuss how product management is different for enterprise software products, including: Differences in consumers from B2B and B2C. How the scale of enterprise customers impacts product work.

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Citrix Troubleshooting 101: Frequently Asked Questions

eG Innovations

George Spiers provided all answers based on his real-world Citrix consulting projects. WEM is available with XenDesktop Enterprise (now Virtual Apps & Desktops Advanced) and above subscriptions. Can eG Enterprise detect issues with NetScaler?

How Product Managers can Leverage All-Hands Meetings to Foster Alignment


Enterprise. Enterprise. While key stakeholders are routinely consulted during the product development process, you never know when a random coworker will have a great idea or insightful criticism. ProductPlan for the Enterprise. Enterprise IT Roadmap. Support.

Are you cut out for Product Management?


Great Product Managers deliver products for a market segment, not for an individual or for one enterprise customer. We know Product Management is a tough gig.

How Atlassian built a $20 billion dollar company with no sales team

Inside Intercom

When you think about how “traditional” enterprise-focused firms – think Microsoft, Oracle and IBM – sell software, it usually follows a well trodden formula: negotiations, long sales cycles and a “checklist” of features demanded by decision makers who seldom use the products they buy.

The Next Generation of Customer Success Leadership


Which starship Enterprise captain is your favorite: Kirk or Picard? Hires from Support or Account Management exclusively; reliant on “rock stars” May also hire from management consulting, customer domain, product or other areas.

Agile Died While You Were Doing Your Standup

Mind the Product

Personally, I can’t stop thinking about the pain that this new reality – the one that comes after Agile – is going to cause a lot of enterprise companies. Rather, it’s the way it was introduced to the enterprise.

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How to Deal with Unresponsive Stakeholders

Folding Burritos

In order to do this, one of the most useful things I got from my enterprise consulting days is something called the Minto Pyramid Principle. It’s used in dressed-up, serious, management consulting firms, but don’t let that deter you — it’s really helpful. As Marty Cagan puts it , managing stakeholders is probably the least favorite part of our job as Product Managers.

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (to Be Acquired)


Enterprise. Enterprise. Someone told her it was a relatively easy process to integrate the acquired functionality into our product, and she didn’t want the customers to have to keep using the two products separately,” says David Radzialowski of Third and 10 Product Consulting. “I

How to Further Your Product Management Career in Asia

Mind the Product

Large enterprises going through a digital transformation. Consulting firms and digital agencies. Large local or regional enterprises will have significant product development resources in Asia and offer the best opportunities to find product management roles. Like everywhere else in the world, digital product managers are in high demand in Asia. It’s still a relatively new role in this part of the world and the supply of local talent is limited.

Why the Time is Right for #mtpcon Singapore

Mind the Product

He joins speakers such as coach and consultant Jeff Gothelf, who is also the author of Sense and Respond & Lean UX, Jen Dante, who is Head of Enterprise AR/VR Product at Google, and Ken Chin, who is CPO of Seek Asia.

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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.

The Outstanding Speakers at #mtpcon San Francisco 2019

Mind the Product

He has a storied career across enterprise and consumer products, and has been a product manager since the pre-internet era in the early 90s. Mind the Product returns to San Francisco and the famous Davies Symphony Hall on July 15-16.

4 Development Pitfalls to Avoid with an Agile Growth Strategy


It may seem faster to setup an all-in-one, traditional enterprise suite but this approach will only lead to short-term results and a host of potential problems down the road. Prolific’s offerings include native mobile app strategy, design and development, growth marketing services, strategy consulting, and our proprietary App Management System (AMS). Al Harnisch is the Vice President of Growth at Prolific Interactive.

Introducing the Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2019

Mind the Product

Gabrielle Bufrem is a Senior Product Manager at Pivotal Labs in San Francisco where she works with a range of clients from enterprise to start-ups in order to build user-centred products. Sophie Manton – Independent Consultant.

8 steps to craft a winning sales strategy, according to industry leaders

Inside Intercom

When done correctly, your sales strategy will help your sales team execute with focus – SMB or enterprise, inbound or outbound, hunting or farming. Act like a consultant and advisor to your prospects. Act like a consultant and advisor to your prospects. Moving to enterprise.

8 Essential Elements of Your Customer Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Pragmatic Marketing

Before exploring any session content, make sure everyone introduces themselves—CAB member attendees, host-company executives and third-party consultants. By Rob Jensen.