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. For example, let’s assume that you have a tremendous amount of customer success experience.

Dear Strategy: 061 Strategy Examples

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “Can you give me an example of a really great or a really bad strategy?”. . What good is my process if I can’t point to at least one concrete example where I used it to turn around some multi-gazillion dollar company? These are the parts of a company that most strategy consultants (and many companies for that matter) tend to forget. The post Dear Strategy: 061 Strategy Examples appeared first on Dear Strategy.

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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.

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. For example, let’s assume that you have a tremendous amount of customer success experience.

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. Now, in this special webinar, he will explain the Hook Model using a number of captivating examples. Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop?

BADIR?—?The Antidote to Low ROI from Data Science Projects

Piyanka Jain

For example, if an organization has revenue growth as one of the top KPI’s and acquisition drives growth, then a project targeted at increasing acquisition, if successful, would drive growth and thus business impact. Taking the example of finding treasure, one does not have to scrounge through the whole Pacific Ocean, but only the spots where the treasures are likely to be buried need to be figured out. badir machine-learning ai data-science consultingBADIR?—?The

How I Make My Decisions to Speak at Conferences

Johanna Rothman

Consultants who make money speak at conferences. I know I will speak, coach, consult. Here's an example. I'm not coaching or consulting. If you've ever seen consultants fly in, give their talk, and fly out, that's the reason. Photo by Matt Botsford on Unsplash.

Using Different Types of Personas

Actuation Consulting

An end user or a purchasing manager is an example. A good example is a manager who will set up a computer program for a team. website I consulting I training I toolkits I books I blog I twitter. The post Using Different Types of Personas appeared first on Actuation Consulting. It’s imperative that your company thoroughly investigates a product concept before you dive in full force. There are several ways to do this.

TOWS: Step Beyond A SWOT Analysis

Actuation Consulting

For example, if your organization is particularly strong in its development processes, you should consider how you could use this strength to make the most of newly opened opportunities. For example, if you can seize a growth opportunity by utilizing your product line, you may offset a weakness in a declining market. website I consulting I training I toolkits I books I blog I twitter.

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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.

Product Management in 2020: New Year, New… Products?

280 Group

Two brief examples should help highlight how powerful digital transformation can be. For example, can you project a football game or a complex schematic from a smartphone or tablet onto a nearby smart TV or computer screen with ease? Happy New Year everyone!

Whole Product Concept – A Quick Guide for the Expert PM

280 Group

To help our understanding, let’s use a car as an example. Using cars as an example, one of the features of the Prius is that it gets >50 MPG. 280 Group is the world’s leading Product Management training and consulting firm.

The Black Mirror Test – Roisi Proven on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Examples, featuring Badi, Verve and AirBnB. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Examples, featuring Badi, Verve and AirBnB.

3 Ways to Leverage Your Strongest Product Management Skills

280 Group

For example, Soni Meinki , SVP of Product Management at Optum said, “the greatest piece of advice I ever got was to go to meetings early, especially the important meetings. 280 Group is the world’s leading Product Management training and consulting firm.

Data-Driven Product Management: How To Become an Insight-Driven PM

280 Group

For example, with mascara, the metric that could matter most could be how waterproof it is, how much longer or well-defined it makes her/his eyelashes, or how smudge-proof it is. Roger Snyder is a Principal Consultant/Trainer, and VP of Marketing at 280 Group.

The Global Benchmark Survey: Product Management Skills – Initial Insights

280 Group

For example, we’ll discuss how the degree of product lifecycle process maturity at an organization affects the skill levels of the product managers working there. Roger Snyder is a Principal Consultant/Trainer, and VP of Marketing at 280 Group.

Why IT Teams Benefit from a Product Management Viewpoint

280 Group

Here is an example: A sales team requests a mobile version of their CRM running as a native iPhone app. In the example above for the sales team, what is the incremental improvement the native application would provide – time saved? Refocusing the Lens.

Building Great Products With a Highly Skilled PM Team – Secrets from a Product Leader

280 Group

Lead by example : As a Product Management leader, you should have your own learning goals. For example, if a division of your company has identified the strategic need to break into a new geographic market, identify ways to get your team up to speed quickly in that market.

Product Management Career Sins – You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

For example: If we do this, what will happen to our existing priorities? Can you please share an example or anecdote on what exactly PM is missing if the data about customer is obtained through sales proxy without direct contact with prospective customers?

Agile Product Management – You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

Reading between the lines of this question, lets take an example where product management runs quarterly planning meetings to set priorities with the executive team and where the product team is about to embark on a major capability that will take most of the upcoming quarter to complete.

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Let’s Play a Game – Todd Green on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

So when we’re building new products, in discovery for example – it’s all about fun, does it feel fun to us first playing in the team? Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early-stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers.

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

Product Management Unpacked

Product management consultant Daniel Zacarias has assembled 20 prioritization techniques into the collection and grouped them into two areas: external/internal and quantitative/qualitative techniques. There are many methodologies for feature prioritization in product management.

Customer Journey Map – B2B Marketing Rules

280 Group

For example: during the ‘Awareness’ phase the prospect’s first event is likely their ‘Realization of Need’, followed by a ‘Need Clarification’ step. Here is an example of a Customer Journey Map using this layout: Customer Journey Map | B2B Example.

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Sales Presentation Techniques That Improve Discovery

Proficientz – Product Management University

They should cite specific examples of how other successful organizations do things in unique ways, and finally, how their solutions play a role in that success. The approach exemplifies consultative selling.

Engaging Stakeholders with Opportunity Solution Trees: 3 Tactics to Try

Product Talk

Since leaving BeachBody, Hope has worked as a product consultant and coach. Here’s an anonymized example from a client: Hope iterates on the opportunity solution tree by color-coding opportunities based on how promising they are.

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How to Innovate – Ryan Jacoby on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Understanding Doblin’s 10 types of innovations with examples. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Understanding Doblin’s 10 types of innovations with examples. *

The Product Manager’s Identity Crisis by Mitchell Gillespie

Mind the Product

Go into consultant mode! By no longer making yourself responsible and accountable for a particular action, you can delegate tasks, give others more responsibility and simply consult them to success. Mitchell ends his talk by going through examples of how they are implementing some of these things at Wave. Product people have a ton of different responsibilities – a number of stakeholders to answer to and a number of different problems to solve.

The Product Manager’s Identity Crisis by Mitchell Gillespie

Mind the Product

Go into consultant mode! By no longer making yourself responsible and accountable for a particular action, you can delegate tasks, give others more responsibility and simply consult them to success. Mitchell ends his talk by going through examples of how they are implementing some of these things at Wave. Product people have a ton of different responsibilities – a number of stakeholders to answer to and a number of different problems to solve.

Insights From the #mtpcon San Francisco Product Leadership Forum

Mind the Product

For example, experiment with short-term secondments to the Product team and ask questions to unearth motivations. “If For example: could you: Gather and act on anonymous feedback about the team and yourself as a leader. Psychological Safety for Consultants Working With a Toxic Client.

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 2

280 Group

For example, I spent 3 years as the President of the Silicon Valley Product Management Association. For example, I am a CPM (Certified Product Manager) and a CPMM (Certified Product Marketing Manager) through the AIPMM. Become the Expert.

Behind the Product: What to Do When Your Demo Cracks—Tesla Cybertruck

280 Group

For example: Photo by FREDERIC J. Roger Snyder is a Principal Consultant/Trainer, and VP of Marketing at 280 Group. 280 Group is the world’s leading Product Management training and consulting firm.

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Nulab Drinking Code: Web & Mobile Development

Nulab

Our speakers were: Aaron Gong, software consultant and cofounder of marine startup AHOP. . Having used both React and Vue JS in work and production systems, Aaron compared both frontend frameworks by using an example of a CRUD (create, read, update, delete) app.

Carbon Neutral Roadmaps – Chris Adams on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Examples of good corporate sustainability initiatives from Stripe and Google. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early-stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers.

April Dunford: ‘Obviously Awesome’ UK Book Launch Tour

Business of Software Conference

You’ll also learn a simple positioning methodology that will make your products stand out and shine and show you a set of examples of companies that used positioning to unlock explosive growth. 1-2 July 2019, April Dunford UK Book Launch Tour.

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

Product Talk

One of the challenges of teaching continuous discovery is that we don’t have very many public examples of what “good” looks like. One of the challenges of teaching continuous discovery is that we don’t have many public examples of what ‘good’ looks like.

Miro’s Andrey Khusid on the art of distributed teamwork

Inside Intercom

Like numerous users, I first became aware of Miro via a consultant and this channel has been really important to their growth story. Designers are a good example of those and product managers. For example, you can embed Miro into any other product. Andrey: We bet on consultants.

Make Great Products by Mastering Conflict and Communication by Shaun Russell

Mind the Product

They carry out orders on behalf of leadership, and satisfy the surface need for a decision-making process that consults everyone. Set an example by soliciting feedback, especially when you think you could have done better. Product management is notoriously difficult to define.

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 3

280 Group

I’ll give you a simple example. For example, I’m not a detail person. 280 Group is the world’s leading Product Management training and consulting firm. Read Part 2 of this 3 part series: Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 2.

How to Manage 6 Challenging Personality Types in Meetings – Part 2: The Swoop-and-Pooper

Modus Create

For example, when Cindy was able to attend our meetings, she was thoughtful and attentive. The RACI model separates people into four different roles: responsible, accountable, consulted, and informed. Consulted: must provide information and/or input to complete the project.

What I’m Saying Yes to in 2020 (With 2 Big Announcements)

Product Talk

Case studies and real-world examples of how product teams are putting this program into practice. Consulting of any kind (other than the training options listed above): I get asked to do a lot of interesting things and I would love to be able to do all of them.