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.

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.

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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.

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

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

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

Develop Your Empathy and Create Better Products

Mind the Product

We all know that empathy is a key ingredient in developing lovable products, so what can product managers do to cultivate it? This open-mindedness has evolved into empathy as a product manager, which I believe is a key ingredient in developing lovable products.

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.

A Complete Guide to Developing Great Product Managers

Mind the Product

In my new book Strong Product People: A Complete Guide to Developing Great Product Managers, I’ve aimed to deliver everything a product leader needs to help team members live up to their full potential and to feel empowered.

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

280 Group

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?

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Internal Product Development by Lucia Adams

Mind the Product

Developing influence across an organisation allows you to drive products – and transformation – forward. Lucia advises keeping stakeholders informed of changes, managing their needs closely, monitoring them where possible and keeping them satisfied. Workshopping – Workshop the “how” and “why”, not just the “what” in terms of values and behaviours in product development. The post Internal Product Development by Lucia Adams appeared first on Mind the Product.

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

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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!

How Successful Product People Develop by Shaun Russell

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital talk, Product Coach Shaun Russell uses real-life examples to illustrate how product people learn and reveals why it is that some product managers develop faster than others. Product Management Career Video #Mtpcon Career Development mtpcon digital

Top 5 Startup App Development Companies in 2021

The Product Coalition

Are you seeking a trusted app development company for a long-term partnership? Here we provide a brief overview of the best app developers for startups for 2021. CitrusBits CitrusBits is a mobile app development agency based in Los Angeles, United States.

Turning Trial Users Into Successful Customers

Speaker: Daniel Foster, Strategy Lead, TechSmith & Vic DeMarines, VP of Product Management, Revenera

TechSmith’s Snagit Strategy Lead, Daniel Foster, will share how he leveraged product usage data, segmentation, and targeted onboarding messaging to improve trial users’ experiences. He will discuss his experimentation with onboarding communications to lift trial conversions.

How to Be The Product Manager Developers Love

The Product Coalition

startup ux technology product-management businessBecome the PM that gets along with the delivery team — even if you don’t code. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Building for success at every stage of product development – Cait O’Riordan

Mind the Product

Building and managing products is hard. Read more » The post Building for success at every stage of product development – Cait O’Riordan appeared first on Mind the Product. Building and managing products is hard.

Presenting for Product Managers – Develop Your Skills for Every Situation

Mind the Product

Like it or not, presenting and public speaking are vital skills for a product manager. The post Presenting for Product ManagersDevelop Your Skills for Every Situation appeared first on Mind the Product.

How to be Bad at Product Development – Josh Mahoney

Mind the Product

The post How to be Bad at Product Development – Josh Mahoney appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Management Process Anti-Pattern antipatterns Metrics ProductTank ProductTank San Francisco ProductTank SanFrancisco San Francisco Stakeholder Management user journeys User Research

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

lead to a whole new set of problems: Developer Grade Analytics 2 Many companies put analytics projects on the backburner. an Analytics Emergency Developer Grade Analytics 3 Indicator #1: Long Queue of Ad. Hoc Requests One irony in application development is new features.

Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Three: Develop

280 Group

This post describes the third phase in the Optimal Product Process: Develop. Using a great plan (whether an Agile backlog with sprint priorities assigned or a more formal plan) the agreed upon product is then developed. Unlocking the secrets of the product development trade-off triangle. Product development features a well-known concept called the development trade-off triangle. Solidify any development plans that remain uncertain. Product Management

Developing as a Product Manager

Mind the Product

There are no guides to Product Management. As Ken Chin points out, the best way to learn about Product Management is to speak to people who have been doing it for longer than you. It’s worth seeking out those people who have been working close to Product Management as there are a few more of them. Your first steps as Product Manager. Senior Product Management. Head / Director of Product Management.

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

Proficientz

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!

The Direction of Development

The Product Coalition

But silk can turn to sandpaper pretty quickly in software development. Let’s Construct If this happens ever too often, the issue is with the ‘ direction of developing ’ the feature. He manages to sell all those flats in advance and has promised to give possession in a year’s time.

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.

Food Tech App Development: Ideas and Tips

The Product Coalition

Foodtech is not only ordinary food delivery app development, but also agriculture technologies, ecological developments, solutions for vegans, and many other important fields. Let’s have a look at the most popular development directions of foodtech niche.

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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Managing Manufactured Products: Design and Development

Mind the Product

Now, let’s start designing and developing. The best development teams create a healthy tension between industrial design and industrial engineering. You, as the product manager, must serve as the referee, arbiter, instigator, and peacemaker. Managing Physical Contradictions. The decisions made when facing such contradictions will often make or break your product and the impact of such decisions may not be felt until late in the development process.

Accelerate Your Product Development – William Treseder on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

The post Accelerate Your Product Development – William Treseder on The Product Experience appeared first on 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.

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.

Best 4 Classic Software Development Books

The Product Coalition

Much of modern problems in software development have actually been solved and we keep forgetting this to our peril. I think of these as classic books on the fundamentals of software development. This list is focused on the management/approach more so than programming. #1

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How Product Can (and Can’t) Speed Up Development

Mironov Consulting

Half of the calls I get from CEOs include requests for Product Management to boost productivity in Engineering (aka Development aka Makers). Hint: the sum of those must-have-urgently items is 20x development throughput , so prioritization complaints never go away.).

Why Very Few (If Any) People Are “10x” Developers—Or Managers

Johanna Rothman

Steve, a software development manager, thought John was a “10x” developer. Was I willing to support and coach the other people in Steve's group to all become “10x” developers? Managers can support their teams in many ways.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Heather Wiederstein, VP of Solutions Development (Head of Product) at Learning Ally

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management series, I interviewed Heather Wiederstein, VP of Solutions Development (Head of Product) at Learning Ally. How did you get into product management? What do you like most about product management?

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.

How we Developed a Talent Growth Plan at Almundo

Mind the Product

So, it was natural that we should want to develop a talent growth plan for our people. Each month we send out an NPS survey to assess whether the company is being a great place to work, but a few months ago I also sent Google’s manager feedback survey to my team of 10 product managers.

How Quality Assurance Protects the Software Development Process

The Product Coalition

And also is a way of preventing errors and defect bugs in the software development process. Overview of the quality assurance Quality assurance service is a systematic process to ensure the frontend and backend development satisfies specific requirements and quality standards.

Developing a Lean Product Management Mindset – Part I

280 Group

In today’s fast pace, hyper-competitive world of product development, a lean mindset is a new skill product managers and product teams need to develop. For product management, the goal is to achieve product-market fit in less time with fewer resources. The post Developing a Lean Product Management Mindset – Part I appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Lean Product Management Agile Lean Productivity

Leadership Development Tools

The Product Coalition

leadership startup management business productA collection of models to help your product organization Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Products for Product People: Best Practices in Analytics

Speaker: Andrew Wynn, Senior Product Manager, Looker

As a product manager, you know how helpful custom tailored data solutions can be to doing your job well. Learn product analytics best practices from Andrew Wynn, Product Manager at Looker. How Looker incorporates analytics in their product development process.