Women in Product Management: Gaining Recognition – You Asked, We Answered.

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This month, we presented a webinar from our Product Management Leadership series – No Bragging Required: How Women in PM Can Get the Recognition They Deserve. In a few situations, I have had managers who did not want me to connect with people on other teams. Product Management

A product manager’s guide to customer development

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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.

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Developing Product Management Confidence

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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.

OKRs in Product Management

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Goals in Product Management. As I explain in my book How to Lead in Product Management , setting the right goals is crucial to align stakeholders and development teams and to achieve product success. Figure 2: A Chan of Product-related Goals.

User-Centered Development: The Importance of User Empathy to Build the Right Thing

Speaker: Jesse Walker, Product Manager at Canva

As product managers, our primary focus should always be on creating value for our users. When you add the complexities of working in a fast-moving organization, we can sometimes lose sight of the forest for the trees. Join Jesse Walker, Product Manager at Canva, as he shares tips on how to build user empathy into everything you build.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Susan Gasperini, Vice President, Technical Product Manager at LPL Financial

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Susan Gasperini, Vice President, Technical Product Manager at LPL Financial. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders.

Hiring and Developing Product Managers

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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.

The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey

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Back in 2016, I was working with the product organization of a larger tech company. 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.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Laura Bednasz, Vice President, Product Management at Xylem

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Laura Bednasz, Vice President, Product Management at Xylem. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders.

Expectations and agreements in product management

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As product people, expectations management is all around us in our daily job. In this article, Viktor Nagy summarizes a few areas where expectations play a crucial role, and what we can do to manage them well or sometimes turn them into agreements. [.]

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

6 Product Management Trends to Track in 2022

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As 2021 draws to a close, 280 Group is looking ahead at the coming year, and spotting key trends we feel will have the biggest impact on Product professionals across industries. Trend #1: The Pandemic Pivot and Recovery through Product Innovation. Trend #4: Product Management Ethics.

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?

Scaling in Product Management

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How Planning For Strategic Scaling Can Help Our Products Deliver Value Continue reading on Product Coalition ». scaling strategy product-management scalability product-development

The Enneagram for Product Managers

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And sure, there are a… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». personal-development enneagram product-management teamworkI’m a sucker for a good personality test. Who doesn’t love to nerd out about identifying strengths and weaknesses?

Storytelling: The Secret Weapon to Turning Your Data into Meaning

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Your end-user is important to your product’s development. However, this begs the question: “How do I tell if what I'm hearing from a customer is a need or 'just' a want?” Storytelling is critical for turning data into meaning and can be used for simple decision-making. In this session, Nils Davis will walkthrough a powerful model of what makes a great story.

Product Manager Salary [2021 Data]

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This article details general Product Manager salary data based on salary information reported by Salary.com and Hired.com in January 2021. Status of the Job 2021: Product Manager. Interest in product management roles has soared in the past five years.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

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A lot to manage for these servant-leaders, for sure. Of product development and improvement. And of the process for achieving product success. The post A Day in the Life of a Product Manager first appeared on Product Management Unpacked.

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.

Planning in Product Management

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How Holistic Thinking and Strategy Alignment Can Help Our Products Deliver Value Continue reading on Product Coalition ». strategy planning product-development empowerment 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.

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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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. It’s not how you do product marketing or sales. Agile development is a methodology for building software, and it’s a good one! The Irony of Agile Development.

Introducing the Self-Study Version of 280 Group’s Digital Product Management Course

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Launched in 2020, 280 Group’s Digital Product Management: Live Online course has gained acclaim among product leaders as a comprehensive course covering the critical skills needed to advance their careers and bring successful digital products to market. Product Managemen

15 Product Manager Memes

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I belong to a Facebook Group called Product Management Memes. It has over 3,900 members and is simply a meme stash for product managers, marketers, and corporate life. The post 15 Product Manager Memes appeared first on Development Corporate.

Innovating and Driving Agility with Tech: No-Code Development

Speaker: Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO, Quixy

Product Managers: are you wondering what your teams will look like in the future? If so, it's time to look to no-code development. With it, you can leverage hyper automation, strengthen and accelerate growth, and drive value. Your teams will be able handle more projects, and focus on the real challenges. This webinar harnesses the wisdom of today's business leaders and the global pioneers of tomorrow. Join Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO of Quixy, and learn how to leverage tech to drive agility with citizen development and the no-code movement.

What is Digital Product Management?

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Indeed: What is Digital Product Management? Today’s Mainstream Product Manager. Today, the Product Manager role is sometimes summarized as being responsible for getting the right products “on the shelf”; that is, creating products that people and companies want to buy.

Dispelling the Biggest Fallacies of Product Management

Mind the Product

Product Management has become an incredibly sought-after career path for people with all kinds of backgrounds and expertise and, while the discipline is crucial to the success of modern business, it’s still very much in a state of development.

Presenting for Product Managers – Develop Your Skills for Every Situation

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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.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Vanessa Davis, Vice President of Workspace Products at Litera Microsystems

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Vanessa Davis, Vice President of Workspace Products at Litera Microsystems. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders.

Products for Product People: Best Practices in Analytics

Speaker: Andrew Wynn, Senior Product Manager, Looker

Who builds products for the product people? 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.

Four Key Product Management Lessons from Jessi Alva, Director, Technical Product Management at SAP Concur

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Whether you’re new to the product management field or a seasoned professional, it’s always valuable to learn from your peers’ lived experiences. We recently sat down with four product experts and asked them about their experiences in this field. Product Management

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

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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?

Machine Learning for Product Managers – A Quick Primer

Mind the Product

Currently, there are thousands of products, apps, and services driven by machine learning (ML) that we use every day. The post Machine Learning for Product Managers – A Quick Primer appeared first on Mind the Product.

Product Manager Assessment

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Scorecard to be used with your Product Coach, Manager, or for your own self-assessment. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management-tool product-coach professional-development startup product-management

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

How to Be The Product Manager Developers Love

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

4 Lessons from Product Management Experts

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Whether you’re new to the product management field or a seasoned professional, it’s always valuable to learn from your peers’ lived experiences. We recently sat down with four product experts and asked them about their experiences in this field. Product Management

Product Manager vs. Product Owner — You Asked, We Answered

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Last month, we presented the webinar, The Product Manager vs. Product Owner Role – Siblings, Rivals, or the Same Person? Are Product Managers both Traditional and Agile? Secondly, is an Agile Product Manager a Product Owner?

Be the best imperfect product manager you can be by Osaseri Guobadia

Mind the Product

Describing the importance of confidence in product management careers, Osaseri Guobadia shares advice to help us learn, develop, and grow in our product roles. [.]

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.