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].

16 extremely useful Chrome extensions for developers


A couple of months ago, we reviewed the new Firefox browser designed for developers. Since then most of our developers kept Google Chrome as their primary browser. With the built-in developer tools, there seems to be no further need for more tools. Web Developer.


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

280 Group

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

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.

It's Alive! Bringing Your Product Roadmap Back From the Dead

Speaker: Lisa Mo Wagner, Product Management Coach, Writer, Speaker and WomenTech Ambassador

In this webinar, Lisa Wagner, Product Management Coach, will teach you how to create an effective outcome and data-driven roadmap that allows you to implement customer feedback in a timely manner.

The Power of PM Professional Development Planning [+Webinar]

280 Group

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

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

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.

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

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.

Feedback Management: A PM's Key for Continuous and Impactful Product Growth

Speaker: Hannah Chaplin - Product Marketing Principal at Pendo & Steve Cheshire - Product Manager at Pendo

Join Hannah Chaplin and Steve Cheshire as they discuss how you can utilize customer feedback to help your business stay competitive in an increasingly challenging global market.

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

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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.

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.

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 5 Product Discovery Secrets Every PM Should Know

Speaker: Jim Morris, Founder, Product Discovery Group

During this presentation, attendees will hear case studies, examples, and product discovery best practices gleaned from Jim Morris, Founder of The Product Discovery Group.

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

Do Your Clients Need to Develop Software At All?

The Product Coalition

Here I have tried to reveal the most common cases when the cooperation between the development team and the entrepreneur fails for reasons beyond the control of all parties involved. But more often, it’s a client who is not ready to develop software. the same in the development.

Progressive product development: release products that deliver by Split

Mind the Product

Manager of Product Success talked about the agile mindset and how it can be applied to effective product management. [.] Read more » The post Progressive product development: release products that deliver by Split appeared first on Mind the Product.

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!

Power of the Platform: A PM's Path to a Winning Product Experience

Speaker: Marcus Andrews - Director of Product Marketing & Keren Wexler - Sr. Director of Product

In this webinar, Marcus Andrews and Keren Wexler will explain common challenges faced by product teams, how to use analytics to create better product launches, platform adoption, and how to add feedback into your workflows!

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.

Junior Software Developer Interview Tips

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

🧠 Check out Exponent's full software developer interview course. Or, review the most common junior developer interview questions from our question database. Many junior developers are fresh out of bootcamps or just completed an undergraduate computer science program.

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.

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. [.]

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.

9 Effective Ways to Improve Collaborations in Product Development

Gocious Blog

Think of your own company and all the different departments and teams involved in developing your products. product management product and portfolio roadmap Product DevelopmentMulti-stakeholder processes require collaborations to be effective.

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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.

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.

Tesla Agile Development: Product Management at its Best

280 Group

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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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.

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

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.

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!

Healthcare App Development: The Importance of UI/UX Design

The Product Coalition

The COVID-19 pandemic provoked a drastic increase in healthcare software development and use. Given the number of users who need intuitively understandable apps, developers pay attention to each aspect, including UI/UX design. app-development healthcare ux-design ui-design

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.

The Product Development Lifecycle

Bryce York

Surprisingly, there isn’t a universal or formal definition of the product development lifecycle. If you’re a product manager looking for a framework to structure your product development lifecycle, focus on these four key phases: Discovery. Product Management

Product Development Fallacies: How to Avoid the Feature Fallacy Trap


Can you as a product manager avoid this? We often fall into product development fallacies. That, my friends, is one of the biggest fallacies of product development. Understanding product development fallacies. Storytelling is a big part of product management.

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.

Why Product Managers should care about Development Culture

Ask Benny

As product managers, we focus on many things including strategy, execution and mostly connecting strategy and execution. When it gets to development culture many product managers feel it is not their problem because it is the domain of the VP R&D.

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.