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.

What I’ve learned from consulting 300+ companies on their product tech stack

The Product Coalition

As a Senior Solutions Consultant at Mixpanel , I speak with a lot of different organizations across sectors?—?and A small organisation currently in a growth stage, for example, may not have the technical resources needed to prepare data and maintain internal pipelines to connect data across tools, so leveraging pre-built integrations is vital. and at various levels of maturity?—?about about their product and marketing analytics strategy.

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Should I Be A Consultant or A Product Manager?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Considering a career in management consulting or product management? Consultant Consultants are in the business of advising people in a specific field. Clients hire consultants when their businesses require assistance achieving a desired goal (eg. There may be a consultant out there who can help. There are various types of consulting. Typically, the two main types are: management consulting and corporate consulting.

How to Successfully Transition from Consulting to PM

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

After working in consulting, many management consultants desire to exit into and work at a tech company. If you want to learn more about the consulting role vs the product role, read this article on the topic. Skills a Product Manager Need Analytical Skills In your current role as a consultant, you will have developed and honed your analytical skills. Why are you leaving consulting? Examples of Strategy Questions.

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. How to apply the Hook Model using fascinating examples from the iPhone to Twitter, Pinterest to the Bible App, and many other habit-forming products. Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit?

How to Successfully Transition from Consulting to PM

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

After working in consulting, many management consultants desire to exit into and work at a tech company. If you want to learn more about the consulting role vs the product role, read this article on the topic. Skills a Product Manager Need Analytical Skills In your current role as a consultant, you will have developed and honed your analytical skills. Why are you leaving consulting? Examples of Strategy Questions.

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. So how do you serve as a product management consultant, how do you decide if such a move is right for you, and how do you frame the services you can offer? Even if you’re only thinking about it as a temporary move, it’s important to think about the goals you may have as a consultant.

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. Suzanne Abate is the co-founder of The Development Factory and online PM community, 100 Product Managers. In this Path to PM blog post, Suzanne and I discuss the "why" of PM interviewing, and how to break into product management.

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

Petra Wille: A Social Creature

Mind the Product

She says: “After Burda I joined SAP, where I was a technical consultant and I was still doing a lot of coding. It’s where I gained a lot of the knowledge I use these days if I’m consulting in startups,” she says. Consulting and Coaching. When she started freelancing, she took on interim product manager roles, but for the last four years she’s focused on consulting and coaching product people.

Rework Online Training Part 6: My Guidelines

Johanna Rothman

For example, if you plan for a 2- or 3-person role-play or other small group interaction, you might want to ask everyone else to mute themselves. The post Rework Online Training Part 6: My Guidelines appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. consulting MPD public workshop rapidly remote remote meeting training workshopI'm pretty sure that online training isn't going to go away even when some people return to the office.

Rework Online Training Part 3: Design the Webinar Experience

Johanna Rothman

Let me offer an example. The post Rework Online Training Part 3: Design the Webinar Experience appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. consulting MPD public workshop rapidly remote training workshopWhen I think of a training experience, I separate the training into these parts: The content I hope people will learn. This includes setting the context. The various interactions that will illuminate and reinforce the learning.

Rework Online Training Part 5: Design for Online Interaction

Johanna Rothman

For example, the Penny Game is a closed game. The post Rework Online Training Part 5: Design for Online Interaction appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. consulting MPD public workshop rapidly remote training workshopI suggested that I see three kinds of people in online “workshops:” attendee, student, or participant. I want to design for the outcomes these people can expect. I first start with this question: Who does the teaching?

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. I believe 2020 will be the year for managed partnerships between big firms and tech startups, which offers a more efficient path for growth than pure consulting solutions, traditional mergers & acquisitions, or building in-house solutions from scratch.

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.

Rework Online Training Part 4: Design for Attendee, Student, or Participant Outcome

Johanna Rothman

Homework, for example.). For example, I run my writing workshops as self-paced with pre-work and homework. The post Rework Online Training Part 4: Design for Attendee, Student, or Participant Outcome appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. consulting MPD public workshop rapidly remote training workshopIn the Design the Webinar Experience post, I said breakout rooms take longer. It's not just breakout rooms. Everything online takes longer.

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. If you think this sounds a little like how to make decisions for a consultant's project portfolio, you're right. The post How I Make My Decisions to Speak at Conferences appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

Experimentation and Prototyping: A Guide for Product Leaders

AlphaHQ

Follow this 5-step split testing process and accompanying example to generate qualitative and quantitative data with prototypes: Formulate a hypothesis: Begin with a decision that needs to be made, and work backward toward the assumptions or questions that need to be tested or answered in order to be as informed as possible. Experimentation decision-making experiment experimentation insights product consultant product managementExperimentation and Prototyping to Drive Insights.

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. Let’s start with an example: several years ago Tom was reading a book, and the author, who is very.[continue

Where Physical Meets Digital by Lucy Gill

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Lucy Gill, Founder of Digills Consulting gives some insight into these challenges. Examples of physical and digital products working in unison. Examples.

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Behind the Product: Is Costco’s New Pay Fob a Customer Faux Pas?

280 Group

In our “Behind the Product” series, we discuss examples of products or services that highlight a particular product management concept or principle. Do you have an example of a product or service that you encountered that made you think about the product manager behind the product?

Women in Product Management: Can You Break the Bias and Get Rewarded?

280 Group

As a follow up to our Trailblazing Women in Product Management: How to Blaze Your Own Trail virtual panel last month, we invited Linda Lubin Thompson , Executive Coach and Consultant with L2T Leadership Development to dive deeper into the topic of how women can excel in the career of Product Management. Linda Lubin Thompson is an Executive Coach and Consultant at L2T Leadership Development.

Product Manager Interview Questions — You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

For example, if you’re coming from Engineering, they’ll likely assume you have a deep technical grasp of the products, but may not understand how to research customer needs, or know the business, pricing, or other financial aspects of the product.

Women in Product Management: Gaining Recognition – You Asked, We Answered.

280 Group

For example, over a large sample size, women leaders tend to gain the trust and confidence of their teams, are focused on tasks, and promote collaboration and cooperation – among others. Both Linda and I have experienced negative outcomes when using more direct speech patterns, for example. What is the goal of a meeting or email, for example. 280 Group is the world’s leading Product Management training and consulting firm.

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 5

280 Group

Here are some examples: Product Management Leader : This heading says that even if your last position wasn’t a manager role, you’re looking for a leadership role in your next position. Andy Foote captured some great examples of excellent LinkedIn summaries in this article:?

Product Manager vs Product Marketing Manager

280 Group

Both roles and responsibilities need to understand customer needs, the market situation, the competitive landscape, and pricing strategy, for example. For example: Legal may be strongly relied upon early in the planning phase by the PM when the licensing of IP or regulatory issues may be in play. Bill Haines is a Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group. 280 Group is the world’s leading Product Management training and consulting firm.

Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

280 Group

These questions typically include “How would you design a…” Some examples would be: “How would you design an alarm clock for the blind?” Examples include: “How much money does Gmail make in a year?” “How For example: If you were asked to estimate how much money Gmail earns for Google in a year, start by asking if this is in the U.S. Ken Kranseler is a Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group.

What Is The Business Value Of Design?

StudioTeam

The McKinsey & Company international consulting firm conducted one of the largest worldwide studies ever to measure revenues and shareholder returns related to good design culture in companies. It also sets an example throughout the company by placing the users first. Measuring customer satisfaction on site with a simple survey or having regular usability assessments provide good examples.

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What is Digital Product Management?

280 Group

Consider these three examples of digital products: 1. No better examples than the Nest thermostat, smoke detector, or cameras. David Nash is a Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group. Indeed: What is Digital Product Management?

The 5 Pillars Of Good Design Leadership

StudioTeam

Hired as external consultants, researchers, and product designers, sometimes we are asked to join an existing product team and help in transforming an organization from the inside. . When you find yourself in a leadership position, make sure to take responsibility for your decisions, lead by example and empower others to do so as well. What does leadership entail in the context of design? What does a lead product designer have to concentrate on in order to be a good design leader?

Top UX Agencies To Choose From In 2019

StudioTeam

The other big multinational design agency, Fjord makes up a part of the Accenture management consulting firm. As part of a management consultancy, Fjord takes pride in how they shape the strategy of their clients through design. Today, Method works closely together with its partner, GlobalLogic, an engineering consultancy. The fathers of the UX profession founded NN/g as a UX consulting firm. I have spent more than 15 years with UX design agencies.

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Inspiring Strong Product Leaders: A Conversation with Petra Wille

Product Talk

There were so many seniors to help us juniors learn how to be an employee and how to be a good consultant. I was a technical consultant back then, traveling to a lot of clients all over Europe. I actually started out consulting, doing discovery work for companies.

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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. Whole Product Concept is discussed in this article and will help guide you through the holistic experience of your product – and might just help your product and career succeed.

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!

Smart Homes – Challenges in Designing Experience Beyond the Screens

StudioTeam

Besides the usual team, other professionals such as electricians or architects might come into the picture whom you should consult the feasibility of the product within the home. If the designed product has a built-in Alexa for example, it should follow the guidelines to keep consistent experience with what people are already used to. Smart homes are becoming more and more popular as we speak!

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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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The Black Mirror Test – Roisi Proven on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

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. Now a trainer, Discovery and Leadership consultant, he’s spoken at Mind the Product Engage (Hamburg and Manchester), at a number of ProductTanks (London, Zurich, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Oxford, and Brighton… so far!) Examples, featuring Badi, Verve and AirBnB.

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. Here are some examples of questions to consider: Is there a particular activity or moment in your application where customers seem to get stuck or slow down? Roger Snyder is a Principal Consultant/Trainer, and VP of Marketing at 280 Group.

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. Now a trainer, Discovery and Leadership consultant, he’s spoken at Mind the Product Engage (Hamburg and Manchester), at a number of ProductTanks (London, Zurich, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Oxford, and Brighton… so far!) Examples, featuring Badi, Verve and AirBnB.