This GTM-Leader-Turned-Investor Crowdsources Early Lessons From Stripe, Figma & More

First Round Review

As he makes the transition from operator to investor, Meka Asonye looks back on his career as a sales leader at Stripe and Mixpanel to offer tactical takeaways and go-to-market lessons — crowdsourcing additional advice from the top revenue leaders in his network

Are you the first Product Manager at a company? Here's some crowdsourced wisdom for you

NextBigWhat

Here's some crowdsourced wisdom for you appeared first on NextBigWhat. If you're starting as a Product Manager at a company that's never had one before, then you should find this Twitter thread super useful.

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This GTM-Leader-Turned-Investor Crowdsources Early Lessons From Stripe, Figma & More

First Round Review

As he makes the transition from operator to investor, Meka Asonye looks back on his career as a sales leader at Stripe and Mixpanel to offer tactical takeaways and go-to-market lessons — crowdsourcing additional advice from the top revenue leaders in his network

Crowdsourced Testing vs. Beta Testing: What’s the Difference?

Centercode

Those aspects show the difference between crowdsourced testing and beta testing. Crowdsourced testing, like beta testing, gives testers real products to use in the real world before release. How Crowdsourced Testing Works. As a crowdsourced QA tester (as I have been on occasion), you generally focus on one of two goals: complete your given tasks or find an issue to get paid. Most crowdsourced tests have a short test window, ranging from a few hours to a few days.

Crowdsourcing: The Next Generation of Field Service Management

TSIA

Crowdsourcing. On-demand services. The Uber model. The emerging trend of outsourcing services ordinarily performed by internal staff and resources to a large pool or network of labor providers is on the top of everyone’s mind, but what does it mean for field service management? In this post, I’m going to explore what this new generation of outsourcing looks like, how it applies to field services, and what it means for you

Dear Strategy 106: The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

Dear Strategy

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New Mobile App: Crowdsource Your Decisions with Query by UserTesting

UserTesting

By harnessing the … The post New Mobile App: Crowdsource Your Decisions with Query by UserTesting appeared first on UserTesting Blog. One decision can change the course of your life and each one of us makes thousands of decisions everyday. But making decisions can be hard. With UserTesting’s brand new mobile app, Query, it doesn’t have to be.

How a cow describes your business model

Lead on Purpose

Long-time readers probably know that I grew up on a cattle ranch, and despite my 20+ year career in products and leadership, I still love cows, horses and the rural … Continue reading → Innovation business cows crowdsourcing freemium subscriptionToday I wanted to have a little bit of fun.

ProductCamp Boston 2018

bpma ProductHub

The World’s Largest Crowdsourced Product Management & Product Marketing Conference. What to Expect at ProductCamp 2018. By Steve Robins, President of ProductCamp Boston, on behalf of the ProductCamp organizing team – Sarela Bliman-Cohen, Sue Amsel, Maria Ferrante, Kate Theriault, and Dan Mackey. Register today for ProductCamp Once again, the world’s largest product management and product marketing… Product Marketing bostonproduct Product Management ProductCamp

How a 56 Second TikTok Video Disrupted 4,600 Scientific Research Projects

DevelopmentCorporate

In July 2021 Sarah Frank, a rising freshman at Brown University, uploaded a 56 second TikTok video and disrupted 4,600 scientific research projects, Crowdsourced research has changed the landscape of academic and commercial market research.

Solve Challenges and Earn money

SidsAvenue

I am going to touch upon the Crowdsourcing element from the list of avenues that could become your second source of income. What is Crowdsourcing? Firstly lets understand what is Crowdsourcing. Wikipedia defines Crowdsourcing as, Crowdsourcing is the act of sourcing tasks traditionally performed by specific individuals to a group of people or community (crowd) through an open call. Business crowdsourcing e-Commerce Economics Innovation Social Techie Technology

Isn't corporate Library due for Disruption?

SidsAvenue

Books Business crowdsourcing digital HR Human Resource knowledge management Leadership library reader reading skillIn the digital age, everything is expected to transform. Why should the library be an exception then? The enterprise of today boasts of thousands of books on varied topics in its corporate library. Corporates have huge budgets for the library management. The benefits of reading books is no hidden secret.

Isn't the corporate Library due for Disruption?

SidsAvenue

Books Business crowdsourcing digital HR Human Resource knowledge management Leadership library reader reading skillIn the digital age, everything is expected to transform. Why should the library be an exception then? The enterprise of today boasts of thousands of books on varied topics in its corporate library. Corporates have huge budgets for the library management. The benefits of reading books is no hidden secret.

To fight fake news, leverage what is spreading it - The Crowd

SidsAvenue

In this post, I propose a solution to fight fake news using Crowdsourcing. The power of Crowdsourcing The power of crowdsourcing is everywhere to see. The Solution to Fight Fake news using Crowdsourcing The solution is simple.

How Embedded Product Support Can Boost Customer Adoption

TSIA

For our fall Technology Services World conference , we used the crowdsourcing approach to select a theme. We gathered input from members and asked our various advisory boards for feedback on the suggestions, arriving at what I think is truly a “big tent” topic: The Art and Science of the Customer Journey. Regardless of where you fit in the customer lifecycle—sales, implementation, post-sales support, field service, customer success, expand selling, etc.—improving

Crowdtesting – all you need to know

Usersnap

Let’s look at the primary “Crowdsourcing” concept first. The collation of inputs from large groups is called crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing happens online. According to the 2017-18 World Quality Report , 34% of organizations in the software industry have used crowdsourced solution as a way to increase testing bandwidth. You have developed your product sparked by brilliant ideas and are ready to go-live. But have you caught all the bugs in your application?

How Delta Testing Keeps the Focus on Customer Delight During Agile

Centercode

They’re not just crowdsourced QA testers. One of the greatest traits of agile development is that it allows teams to respond to customer desires quickly. Its flexibility and conduciveness to rapid iteration opened the door to product evolution through small, successive improvements.

Where the Best Ideas Come From

The Product Coalition

There wasn’t much value found in crowdsourcing either, which has become more popular in recent years. It probably won’t be your next hackathon. Or the smartest person in the room. Photo by AbsolutVision on Unsplash Consider the source Not all business ideas are created equal.

Launched — The New Product Coalition Podcast

The Product Coalition

Share your articles with our global audience We are a crowdsourced publication and work with you to distribute your articles I started The Product Coalition, as a way to help product passionate people bring their medium articles together into a common publication, in order to increase exposure. 3 new episodes released, 15 more coming… I’m excited to share with you all the first 3 episodes of the brand new Product Coalition Podcast series.

Top Data Labeling Tools for Machine Learning Projects

The Product Coalition

Amazon Mechanical Turk Also known as MTurk, Amazon Mechanical Turk is a popular crowdsourcing marketplace commonly used for data labeling. Generating labeled training data requires a great deal of time, effort, and investment.

6 Things I Learned About PLG and Customer Success

Gainsight

Finally, for the main event, we asked the group to crowdsource a list of things that make Customer Success in the PLG world different. Have you ever heard the one about the client that “was a little different than your other customers?”

The best remote working advice we’ve seen

BrainMates

We’re holding a special online meetup event where we’ll be discussing the problems Product Managers are having and crowdsourcing some answers. We’ve been bombarded with articles giving us tips on remote working lately. It’s something we are all struggling with to a greater or lesser extent, so they’ve been useful, but there are soooo many! How do you work out which ones are good before you read them? Don’t worry, we’ve done the heavy lifting for you.

Amplitude on Amplitude: How We Approach Learning as a Team

Amplitude

Once your findings are documented and shared, use them to crowdsource new hypotheses. At Amplitude, we believe that product intelligence is a team sport—that analytics needs to be easy for the whole team to adopt.

30 Steps to Mobile App Launch

Apptentive

Use this as an opportunity to crowdsource quality assurance and ensure a relatively bug-free experience once you release your public app. Unfortunately, “If you build it, they will come” does not hold true when it comes to the mobile app launch.

Why You Need to Keep MOATs Front and Center in Your Product Roadmap Strategies

Bain Public

When you think of the term ‘moat’, what comes to mind? By definition , a moat is "a long, wide hole that is dug all the way around a place such as a castle and usually filled with water, to make it more difficult to attack".

Live! Product Management of a Service

The Product Coalition

Share your articles with our global audience We are a crowdsourced publication and work with you to distribute your articles I started the Product Coalition, as a way to help product passionate people bring their medium articles together into a common publication, in order to increase exposure. Just dropped on the Product Coalition Podcast, Iain Summers and I chat about chat about product management of services.

Top 6 Translation Management Tools for Software Builders

Usersnap

Transifex could be used with your internal translators, a translation agency, or even with crowdsourced translators. As a business, we’re regularly trying new products and tools to help us with our software development.

Pulse Everywhere: The Biggest Product Announcements Ever From Gainsight

Gainsight

The new Sightline Vault is entirely focused on translating best practices into technology and into integrations, ultimately resulting in your ability to enhance every aspect of customer journey via crowdsourced knowledge and leverage the success of peers.

Are you getting these 3 critical things from your customer feedback?

Centercode

But while the focus on bugs isn’t misplaced, you should know that your users – whether you’re soliciting customer feedback through surveys, crowdsourced testing , or Customer Validation – are pointing out more than bugs and defects. When it comes to soliciting pre-release customer feedback, most teams focus on one thing: bugs. Understandably so – a buggy product in a competitive marketplace is kryptonite to a successful launch.

How we use Slack at Slack

The Product Coalition

For instance, the engineering team uses a brain emoji to crowdsource relevant posts or documents about postmortems into #announce-postmortems, where people can stay informed about recent review meetings and their outcomes.

Customer needs with JTBD–and other innovation insights for product managers July 15, 2016 - The Everyday Innovator – Resources for Product Managers and Innovators

Product Innovation Educators

2) Crowdsourcing ideas frequently. (3) Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers, developers, and innovators be heroes. Defining customer needs with jobs-to-be-done theory. New product development frequently begins by having keener insights into customers’ needs than competitors do. Insights lead to innovations and increased value for customers and the organization. They are essential for growth.

How Levels.fyi Brought Salary Transparency to the Tech Industry

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

We quickly realized crowdsourcing information was the only way we could scale and grow. Jacob interviews Zuhayeer , co-founder of Levels.fyi, to discuss careers in tech, launching MVPs, and negotiating salaries. J: What motivated you to build and launch Levels.fyi ? Z: Around 2 years ago, my co-founder Zaheer and I were chatting about what I'd do after college.

Developing a Test Strategy for the Agile World

Centercode

We are seeing it grow with the capabilities of technology and companies implementing A/B, Canary or Crowdsourced testing via platforms like Centercode. Test strategy is critical to the success of any testing effort – but where do you start? How does your strategy conform to different development methodologies? What should you tackle in-house, and what should you outsource? How you involve real users in beta testing?

4 Unconventional ways of making Money online

SidsAvenue

Crowdsourcing opens new doors to grab the prize money by putting your brains to work. Tags: dailydeals , make money online , earnmoney , innovation , crowdsourcing , ways to make money online. " In times of recession, apart from cutting on costs, think of new revenue stream ". This is a tag line I read somewhere, sometime back. Typically most us are employed and the source of income is the monthly salary. Earlier, a job was considered to be the safest avenue of regular income.

Clearbit’s VP of Customer Success on turning economic headwinds into a growth opportunity

Inside Intercom

It feels like crowdsourced problem-solving. First, as the economy is buffeted by turbulent seas, companies must batten down the hatches and devote their time and attention to their current customers.

A bonanza of new Product Coalition podcast episodes arriving

The Product Coalition

Share your articles with our global audience We are a crowdsourced publication and work with you to distribute your articles I started the Product Coalition, as a way to help product passionate people bring their medium articles together into a common publication, in order to increase exposure. I’ve just got back from Sydney, Australia, where I spent 2 days of my annual leave recording new podcasts, totalling 9 new episodes that I’m excited to share later next month.

The Most Under-Appreciated Product Management Skill

ProductPlan

Crowdsourced Picks. We write a lot about the skills that product managers need to be effective. The skills are wide-ranging, from ruthless prioritization, the ability to build consensus with stakeholders, metrics-based decision making, and a host of other business and technical skills. Those tend to be the skills that we and others talk a lot about. But what are the most under-appreciated product management skills?

How do market researchers add experimentation to drive better business outcomes?

AlphaHQ

And finding those are easier when you crowdsource that versus trying to talk to 10 or 20 people. Incumbents across every industry have been put on notice: technology upstarts are taking over the Fortune 500 list at an accelerating pace. No one wants to be the next Blockbuster. But the ability to avoid that fate won’t come from open workspaces, a relaxed dress code, and a bring-your-own-device policy.

A Guide To Gainsight’s Pulse 2019 Product Announcements

Gainsight

People Maps provides a tool for your company to capture the organizational hierarchy of your customer contacts and crowdsource information on the informal relationships between them. When it rains, it pours—products and features, that is! In addition to the exciting announcement of the Gainsight Customer Cloud at Pulse 2019 and new offerings that include Gainsight CDP, CX and RO, our product leaders also shared an incredible list of innovations to our existing products.

What we learned moving sales and product upmarket together

Inside Intercom

Here’s an example of how we collaborated with Product by focusing on the problems to be solved: Today we crowdsource the problems to be solved from folks on our Sales and Customer Solutions teams. As Intercom’s customer base moved upmarket, it became increasingly obvious to us in Sales that what worked well in our product for early-stage startups didn’t for larger companies. To fix it, we had to change how we worked with our product team.