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Technical Review: A Trusted Look Under the Hood

TechEmpower - Product Management

Many CEOs of software-enabled businesses call us with a similar concern: Are we getting the right results from our software team? We hear them explain that their current software development is expensive, deliveries are rarely on time, and random bugs appear. These are classic inflection points for a development team.

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The 12 Days of Product Management: A Festive Journey for Product Managers

280 Group

Two demos to see, with features so grand, the team visualizes success, as they understand. Measure, track, and watch us soar, with KPIs guiding us, forevermore. Day 5: Five-star reviews Five stars shining bright in the product’s review. Day 11: Eleven Testers Testing Eleven testers working, diligently they stand.

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Product Operations — You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

How do you balance a solid ProdOps framework with giving product teams some autonomy to do things in a way that works best for them? The ProdOps team can provide accurate customer data and contact info pulled from other repositories. The ProdOps team is a valued partner to both! Thank you all for engaging in our webinar!

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Document. Refine. Repeat! Mastering the Product Process.

280 Group

It’s the spark that gives rise to innovative, ground-breaking product development. . The “phase-gate” approach was made popular by the “waterfall” development methodology, where products move through a series of handoffs between departments. Gate: Should the company fund product development to achieve these business goals? .

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Behind the Product: Why CNN+ Failed

280 Group

In short, the team that conceived of CNN+ failed to apply basic Product Management principles as they devised their offering: Market research : Prior to the CNN+ launch, Netflix was already showing signs of instability. Due to network agreement with cable systems, it lacked what viewers expected: a live feed of breaking news stories.

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Mastering Personas: A Product Manager’s Secret Weapon

280 Group

Despite their potential to unify teams and drive product success, personas can sometimes become more of a hindrance than a helpful tool. What relevance does any of this information have for our intrepid developers who need to design the next feature release? The answer – No relevance at all!

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Top 5 Observational Research Best Practices

BrainMates

Whether observing people using a technology or system in the workplace, at home, or out in public, it can provide insights not available in quantitative data. We listened and diligently documented how they created and captured series and episodic metadata, and how it flowed through the ecosystem. Put simply, metadata matters.