Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Shuba Swaminathan, Vice President of Product, Developer Experience & Design at Vonage

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Shuba Swaminathan, Vice President of Product, Developer Experience & Design at Vonage. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

Dealing with an Underperforming Development Team

Roman Pichler

A development team does a good job if the following three conditions are fulfilled: First, the group reliably meets the agreed sprint goals and delivers product increments that offer a great user experience and exhibit the desired software quality. Listen to this article: [link].

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The Product Manager Development Framework I Never Had

The Product Coalition

My first foray into managing products started around 6 years ago. Now, I have the amazing responsibility of coaching other Product Managers. I’ve been on a journey when it comes to PM development frameworks.

Importance of Software Architecture in Product Development - Kovair Blog

Kovair

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Managing Product Feedback at Scale

As with all things related to customers, there’s an art and science to effectively dealing with each of their ideas. With so many voices competing for attention, you need a means of effectively dealing with all of the data that will come your way. This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input. In this eBook, we’ll show you: • How to gather, prioritize, and select the best ideas from your customers and stakeholders, • How to make internal feedback more effective and inclusive, • How to make more strategic product roadmap decisions based on data, not opinions, • How to set expectations for new development both internally and externally. Get your free copy now!

Timeline of 20 Common Product Development Activities

The Product Coalition

How long an activity takes can have a huge impact on success or the perception of success when developing products. Why duration impacts success (and failures) The main reason why the timeline of activities can be a problem in product development is because of dependencies on other people.

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

These words couldn’t be more relevant to product management. But how do you develop the confidence required to lead a team of stakeholders to a positive outcome? Such a trait is crucial to Product Management roles if you want sales, marketing and engineering to trust and follow your direction. With her background in product management and marketing, the lessons, stories and tips she has to convey will be very relevant to you.

Oversharing Information With Developers: Product Management Lessons Learned

The Product Coalition

Image by master1305 on Freepik Writing product requirements is the bread and butter of thousands of product managers or product owners worldwide. It’s how to communicate to developers what to build. The actual development required was miniscule. Development was over quickly.

The Power of PM Professional Development Planning [+Webinar]

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Product leaders understand that training and development are an effective means for empowering employees. Deciding which skills are most important to the team and the business, and how to develop them can be a challenge. Product Management

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Quisha Light, Manager, Product Development and Lifecycle Management at Portland General Electric

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For our next installment of the Trailblazing Women in Product Management series, I interviewed Quisha Light, Manager, Product Development and Lifecycle Management at Portland General Electric (PGE). How did you get into product management?

Managing Product Feedback at Scale

This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input.

To Influence Product Development, Spend More Time in the Problem Space

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Product Managers are, by nature, problem solvers – and sometimes, they may jump into talking about solutions before fully understanding the problems that a product is attempting to solve. It’s very hard to influence developers from the solution space,” Ken said. “It Product Management

Customer Development Process 101- The Product Manager Guide

Userpilot

Are you wondering what the customer development process is? Would you like to know how a product manager can use it to deliver products that customers love? The customer development framework helps teams validate product ideas and build products that solve customers’ problems.

Chapter 15/17 :?—?Managing Product Development

The Product Coalition

Managing Product Development [Prev : Chapter 14?—?How Product Management 101 ] There are several methodologies to develop a Software Product. Traditionally, Waterfall model was used as an SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) Methodology. Chapter 15/17 :?—?Managing

A product manager’s guide to customer development

Mind the Product

The Customer Development framework was developed by Steve Blank as part of the Lean Startup methodology. In brief Customer development uses many [.] Read more » The post A product manager’s guide to customer development appeared first on Mind the Product.

A DevOps Guide for Product Managers

Speaker: Suzie Prince, Head of DevOps, Atlassian

In an ever changing world Product Managers are being pushed now, more than ever, to keep up with business and customer demands. At the same time they, and their engineering teams, are struggling to adapt to work in new all remote ways. Luckily, the culture of DevOps and the practice of Continuous Delivery supports product managers and their teams as modern software development evolves at a rapid pace. Join Suzie Prince, Head of Product for DevOps at Atlassian, and make sure your software team never misses a beat during the pandemic.

In Pursuit of the Checkered Flag: The Challenge of Developing a Driverless Race Car System

Product Management Unpacked

CMU Master of Science in Product Management program student Erick Valencia landed a PM experience of a lifetime as part of a student team developing a driverless race car system to race in the Indy Autonomous Challenge. Product Managers often face a race to the finish, so to speak.

Building the perfect product manager: A model for professional development by Greg Prickril

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Heidelberg talk, Greg Prickril, product management lead at Qualified ONE, provides a five-step framework for thinking about career development. [.] Product Management Career Career Career Development ProductTank

Product Managers Guide to API Developer Portal UX

The Product Coalition

API Growth to 2109 | Wendell Santos Michael Endler outlines the core pillars of an API product offering in his article, How APIs Become API Products , and one of the paramount compliments to a stellar, well-documented, API is the API Developer Portal. API Developer Portal UX Codat.io

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The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey

Mind the Product

They asked me to help every product manager on the team “understand the role of the product manager better,” and to help the product managers understand what “better” would actually look like. Back in 2016, I was working with the product organization of a larger tech company.

Feedback: The Secret to Innovating Your Product Development Process

Speaker: Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad

Join Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad as she details how product feedback can improve your product development process while mitigating stakeholder conflict, constant feature requests, failed launches, unexpected outcomes, unhappy users, and complexity.

The Five Most Important Phases of Product Development

The Product Coalition

How to develop successful software products Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management product-design technology software-development productivity

One Critical Part of Product Management That Got Lost in Agile Development

Product Management University

Agile is a software development methodology. It’s not a way to do product management. Agile development is a methodology for building software, and it’s a good one! There is, however, one critical part of product management that got lost in the shuffle!

Hiring and Developing Product Managers

Mind the Product

In this exclusive MTP Leader Panel, Kate Leto, Petra Wille and Eli Montgomery join Emily Tate to share their thoughts on hiring and developing product managers. Watch the session in full or read on for some highlights including our panellist’s take on what makes a good product manager, how to hire a junior, the importance [.]. The post Hiring and Developing Product Managers appeared first on Mind the Product.

Trends in Blockchain App Development Ideas

The Product Coalition

Every blockchain development app company is gaining popularity each day. are investing a huge amount into these blockchain development companies to make their ledger accounts manageable. Benefits of Digital Identity Apps Secure way of managing user identity.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Tesla Agile Development: Product Management at its Best

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Tesla Agile Development: Version 8.0 Software and Product Management at its best. The post Tesla Agile Development: Product Management at its Best appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Agile Product Management Agile Cool Products FeaturesLast week I received the version 8 update from Tesla.

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How To Include Accessibility In Your Digital Product Development Cycle

The Product Coalition

Action steps for product managers and development teams Continue reading on Product Coalition ». accessibility disability digital-product-design digital-inclusion product-development

The Rise Of Customer Development

The Product Coalition

Due to the growing tendency of backing technology businesses, a software startup could raise millions of dollars of funding in their earliest stages of development. The old-style Waterfall model was replaced with incremental and iterative development.

A Product Development Framework With a Focus on Problem Solving

Mind the Product

The post A Product Development Framework With a Focus on Problem Solving appeared first on Mind the Product. Guest Post Product Development Process Problem-Solving Product Development product development framework product management

Epic Alignment

How can you drive the thinking on what to develop, why and how to do it — leveraging the insights from both team and stakeholders — all the way from idea to deploy? "Epic alignment" describes four broad approaches that help Product Managers excel.

Case Study: How Pets.com Failed Product Development

BrainMates

Case Study: How Pets.com Failed Product Development. Many of these are cases where products were developed with little or no understanding of the actual market demand for them. The vast majority of successful products are developed after undertaking a market analysis.

What is Testimonial Driven Development?

Mind the Product

The products they develop will eventually solve some problems and make people’s lives easier, and there is nothing wrong with this approach. However, I want to present a different perspective, Testimonial Driven Development (TDD). Testimonial Driven Development is something beyond building great products. Testimonial Driven Development Explained. So how does Testimonial Driven Development work? In testimonial driven development, we start from the end.

The Physics of Managing Research & Development (R&D)

The Product Coalition

In R&D management, physical mechanics would be the way we manage resources and the results. This piece is about my take on the physical mechanic’s manifestation in R&D management. I love the concept of a manufacturing factory and the principles of managing it.

Two Development Team Configurations I Lobby Against

Mironov Consulting

Product management doesn’t run Engineering; Engineering runs Engineering. 1] Dedicated Bug Fixing Teams Sometimes there’s a push to create development teams specifically to close out bugs and defects, especially after frequent outages or to address long-term system neglect.  This

How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

With quality assurance/control already embedded in our development process, what if we expand that role to champion usability and customer delight? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience.

5 Tips for Developing Your Product Sense

ProductPlan

This is why developing your product sense remains so important. For individual contributors and product leaders, a strong product sense fills out the intangible qualities and skill set separating adequate product managers from standout superstars.

Continuous Improvement: How It’s Important for Software Developers

The Product Coalition

Regardless of today’s software development aspect, increasing demand for new features in the products makes competitive advantage higher than ever. Thus, custom software development and engineers face the same challenges faced by the market demand.

One Critical Part of Product Management That Got Lost in Agile Development

Product Management University

Agile is a software development methodology. It’s not a way to do product management. Agile development is a methodology for building software, and it’s a good one! There is, however, one critical part of product management that got lost in the shuffle!

SUNDAY REWIND: A product development framework with a focus on problem solving

Mind the Product

In this Sunday Rewind episode, we look back to when Manohar Sreekanth suggested a product development framework, designed to conceive a new product, develop it, and take it to market. [.]

The Future of Product Management

Speaker: Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, Founder and CEO of The Product School

Whether you’re charting a career, seeking industry intel direct from the (crowd) source, or curious about the product-led trajectory, join the CEO of the Product School, Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, for a close up on the future of product management.