Testing Business Ideas – David Bland on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

David Bland is the CEO and Founder of Precoil, an author, and a long-time practitioner of agile and lean startup. Testing business ideas. Testing Business Ideas, by David Bland and Alex Osterwalder: US , UK , DE. Testing business ideas.

Should I Be A Consultant or A Product Manager?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

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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 Black Mirror Test – Roisi Proven on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Roisi Proven is a true product person: she has a penchant for imagining the worst, which she’s turned into a superpower to put all of her product decisions through a rigorous ethics test. The Black Mirror Test. The Black Mirror Test.

Startup Dust

Oren Steinberg

The biggest asset any startup has is the time of its entrepreneurs and key talents. The success or failure of the startup often hinges on their ability to focus their efforts on the critical path at any given time. As the startup grows and faces scalability and growth challenges the issue of focus becomes even more challenging. 2 unexperienced entrepreneurs have a great idea for their first startup. The post Startup Dust appeared first on Oren Steinberg - blog.

My Biggest Takeaways?—?Being a Product Manager at an Early Stage Startup

The Product Coalition

Being a Product Manager at an Early Stage Startup In my previous article , I reflected on a few things that I would tell myself if I could travel back in time and the concept of “three waves of changes.” During the early days of a startup, priorities shift on a daily basis.

The Startup Lifecycle: How To Win At Each Stage

The Product Coalition

Every startup goes through three basic stages as it strives to become the next Uber or Amazon: idea, launch, and growth. The secret to becoming a successful startup lies in knowing your strengths and weaknesses and overcoming all the obstacles you will face along your journey.

Using Sean Ellis Test for Measuring Your Product/Market Fit

The Product Coalition

The test, which is called the Sean Ellis Test (also known as The 40% Test ), is a qualitative survey collected from the customers of the business. The magic number 40% was taken after the comparison of results from hundreds of startups who run this test.

Mobile App Testing: Why You Should Always Test Your Apps?

Alty

While Aristotle didn’t have mobile app development in mind when saying that phrase, it sums up the approach to mobile app testing quite well. The habit of rigorously testing new apps should constitute a large part of the overall development DNA. . Deploy A Mix of Testing Approaches.

Testing Product Names for SaaS: How to Choose Names for New Features

Usersnap

The beauty of consulting a naming agency is that they’ve acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience with generating strong names for businesses, they understand the rules and nuances involved, but most especially they know when to break these rules so your brands can display its uniqueness.

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. About a decade with with big software companies I did six startups of which four we file under good life learning and character building. Next one I’m going to put a bunch of other things test automation. We should be talking about test automation.

Bain Public to Work Pro Bono with Notman House Startup

Bain Public

In collaboration with Notman House and chosen from a list of 13 startups, starting January 2020, we will be providing our Product Capability Building Program for Pre-Seed Founders, pro bono to LUCA Theory, a rising Montreal startup. Running a startup is not easy work.

Keeping Track Of Your HEART – Tomer Sharon 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 has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.

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. Emerging technologies and partnerships with startups will close that gap.

9 essential sales steps you need to grow your SaaS startup

Inside Intercom

In the early stages of most SaaS startups’ lives, the CEO or founder often acts as the initial head of sales. Are they keen to test it out? Alan Gleeson is a B2B Marketing Consultant based in London with a passion for helping SaaS businesses to grow.

Rapid Prototyping – Philip Pantelides on The Product Experience

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Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Lily has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.

Beats, Bootstrapping and Life – Mat Clayton on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

He joined us to talk about startup life, scaling, making hard decisions, and more. Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early-stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers.

TEI 080: Innovate like a startup – with Michael Docherty - The Everyday Innovator – Resources for Product Managers and Innovators

Product Innovation Educators

When established companies decide they need to be more innovative, they often talk in terms of acting more like a startup. But acting like a startup is much more challenging in reality, especially for larger organizations. Instead, established companies can partner with startups.

Ready to Pivot? Forget Lean Methodology and Listen to Your Gut!

Oren Steinberg

Yesterday I met a true expert in test automation. After years of designing tests for startups he had his eureka moment about solving a problem he faced on a daily basis, in an original way. So he left his job and founded his startup. the test automation space?—?the

Podcast: Too Many Product Managers with Ken Norton

Mind the Product

When the opportunity came up to chat with him, we wanted to cover something new – the idea that startups are hiring too many product managers. Should you go work at a startup? Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Lily has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space. Should you go work at a startup?

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?

Killing Zombies – Lisa Long 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 has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.

Shape Up – Ryan Singer 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 has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.

Mastering Design Sprints – Kai Haley on The Product Experience

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Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Lily has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.

Marketplace Thinking – Christopher Nheu on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

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Lily enjoys working as a consultant product manager with early stage and growing startups and as a mentor to other product managers. Lily has spent 13 years in the tech industry working mainly with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.

Podcast: Marketplace Thinking and Fur Babies with Christopher Nheu

Mind the Product

His presentation, Product Thinking for Marketplace Startups , does an amazing job of documenting the differences between pipes and platforms, the three fundamental forces of marketplaces, and the specific challenges of catering to customers concerned with the well-being of their fur babies.

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Get Your Team Experimenting More by Using One Little Word…

Mind the Product

For me, as for many, the idea of applying a scientific approach (experiments, hypothesis, etc) to product management came from Eric Ries in Lean Startup. Lean Product Management Product Management Basics Product Management Characteristics Lean Startup product planning

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. Daniella’s educational background is in mechanical engineering and mathematics, and her professional experience includes operations, engineering, and design roles at several startups. Daniella’s team operates with a process of ideating, prototyping, testing, and learning.

Mensch Patterns | Derek Sivers, Author | BoS Europe 2019

Business of Software Conference

Whether the game is taking on investors or the game is A/B testing, you’ve got to think how will this game end. So, let’s talk about A/B testing. A/B testing measuring the results of the test, but not the morality of the means. Derek Sivers, Author.

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Lean experiments: Tristan Kromer on better product process

Mind the Product

I spoke to Lean Startup coach Tristan Kromer at Lean Startup Week earlier this month, where he presented a workshop about a “lean experiments toolbox”. He is also editor and primary author of the Real Startup Book and runs lean consulting firm TriKro LLC.

Oprah versus Spock: Advice from Dan Olsen and The Lean Product Playbook

Mind the Product

Test your MVP with customers. Dan helps CEOs and product leaders build better products and stronger product teams as a hands-on consultant, trainer, and coach. I spoke to Dan recently in advance of Lean Startup Week in San Francisco, where Dan taught a masterclass on product/market fit.

What Should Product Managers Do When Their Main Product Fails?

The Accidental Product Manager

They are a Silicon Valley startup that attracted a lot of attention. They claimed that they had invented a product that with just a minute amount of blood from an individual could run a large number of health tests. This blood testing device was called Edison. A report in the Wall Street Journal newspaper brought up some concerns about the accuracy of the Edison testing device. Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World Product Management Skills™.

Square’s Rohini Pandhi on spotting and solving customer problems

Inside Intercom

She’s worked in product from early-stage startups all the way up to publicly traded companies like Rackspace and Square, a company with the sensitive task of handling customers’ money. If we’re doing an A/B test, our analyst is heavily involved in looking at that data.

Sweating the prototype with James Bowman

Product Warrior

In this weeks Product Warrior podcast titled “Sweating the prototype” we speak with James Bowman, senior product consultant at EE. Well designed prototypes and user tests can inform tough decisions such as to keep going or to kill an idea early.

Managing Change – Joe Leech on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

Mind the Product

A UK-based consultant, Joe Leech has built a reputation for managing change (for both users and stakeholders) and as the guy to call when a product launch has gone wrong. Just call him Mr Joe.

Lawrence of Arabia, the Original Agile Disruptor, Had Sore Feet

The Product Coalition

… And what that means for startups and innovators today [We were] just sentient puppets on God’s stage: indeed, our taskmaster was merciless, merciless, so long as our bruised feet could stagger forward on the road … so very brief and sore was life with us. Startups, though, are vaporous?—?they

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Product In The Enterprise – Alicia Dixon on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

All the sexy stories around product management come from startups, or revolve around working like a startup. All the sexy stories around product management come from startups, or revolve around working like a startup.

Finding the Truth Behind MVPs

Melissa Perri

A Successful Start I learned about Minimum Viable Products like 99% of other Product Managers - through The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. Testing products before you build them? This idea was prime for testing. Someone picked up The Lean Startup , had their mind blown, and said “We should do that here!” In my particularly jaded company, a developer ended up creating a hack to test a new feature that broke every time someone went to use it.

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Productness: A mindset to design digital products and services

The Product Coalition

Having spent the last four years working from my studio for Startups and corporates in Berlin and across the globe, I’ve been able to gain a unique insight into why product is such a thing right now. The first lesson of Startups is that focus is everything.

Service Design and Product – Andy Budd 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. She’s currently Head of Innovation at Go Compare and has spent 13 years in the tech industry working with startups in the SaaS and mobile space.