Mon.Sep 14, 2020

What Is Your Product?

The Product Coalition

What Is Your Product? “So, So, what is your product?” That was the key question I posed in my Agile Cincinnati keynote recently. In my product coaching work, I have come to realize that many organizations don’t have a clear and consistent answer to this fundamental question.

How to Avoid Product Discovery Pitfalls, by Navin Nair

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk Navin Nair, – Product Consultant and Chief Product Officer of JustPark, shares some of the common mistakes and pitfalls he finds Product Managers make during the product discovery process.

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Hiring a Head of Product

Mironov Consulting

Over the last three decades, across 10 full-time jobs and 150 consulting clients, I’ve headed up product teams 18 times (mostly as interim VP ) and helped another dozen companies choose their Head of Product. That may be the record for anyone other than search professionals.

Managers: See Your Cycle Time to Reduce Your Team’s Lead Time

Johanna Rothman

Do you have any idea how long it takes you to make decisions? Or, to clear impediments? Or to report to your team or your boss about your action items? Each of those items is a deliverable. That means we might be able to measure the cycle time for each of these deliverables.

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Improver Spotlights: Ana Gallo, Design Lead


Improver Spotlights: Ana Gallo, Design Lead.

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What to Expect From An Agile Coach, And How To Spot An Impostor.

The Product Coalition

Powerful questions are at the heart of traditional business coaching. But being an Agile Coach requires you to have a multitude of other… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». technology agile software-development coaching leadership

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3 Vitals for Creating High-Impact Wearables and Health Trackers


Wearables have quickly become an easy way to enhance health, personal care, and fitness routines and deliver notifications from paired mobile devices. In 2019, the number of wearable shipments jumped over 80% with a new high of 118.9 million units. By 2024, that number is expected to reach 526.8

How to Make Your Ecommerce Store More Competitive

The Product Coalition

Having an ecommerce store is a great way to make your products accessible to a broad market, whether locally or globally. In fact, retail… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». ecommerce-store building-empathy technology ecommerce-app-development

An OKR Fable

Product Bookshelf

OKRs blend visionary objectives with measurable outcomes. The OKR framework can inspire teams and bring focus to an entire company. . Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with Objectives and Key Results by Christina Wodtke.

Product Analytics Playbook: Mastering Retention

Why do your users churn? In this guide you'll learn common product pitfalls and how to fix them.

The Major Pitfalls of Lean Startup

The Product Coalition

Lean is a great methodology, but like any other methodology, it can be abused if not deeply understood. In my work with startups I noticed two common pitfalls?—?opposite opposite sides of lean taken to the extreme without staying true to its core principles.

Impact Pricing – IoT Business Models and Pricing Strategies

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Many companies make the mistake of launching IoT solutions without a business model plan or a pricing strategy. In this interview at the Impact Pricing podcast, I discuss best practices to avoid this pitfall.

Why Product Managers Vary So Much

The Product Coalition

Developing better understanding of PM discipline through a product lifecycle Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-development product-manager product-management product-lifecycle product

Bringing Service Thinking to SaaS Product Management


As consumers of technology products (or really any product), we feel entitled to the best customer service available. As the old cliché goes, “the customer is always right.”

6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Template for Onboarding a New Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Photo by Gia Oris on Unsplash Background: At a growing company, I found myself onboarding several new product managers consecutively.

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SAAS Playbook: Learn from Gaurav of JustCall ($5mn ARR Bootstrapped startup) #GrowthTalkies


GrowthTalkies brings you extremely practical insights from the practitioners and this Sat, we have Gaurav Sharma of JustCall/Helpwise sharing his lessons from bootstrapping to $5mn ARR business.

Protect your Business Data with Cybersecurity

The Product Coalition

Cyber-attacks are launched from one computer from another computer where the aim of cyber-attacks is either to disable the target computer to gain access to the target computer’s data and gain admin privileges to manipulate this data.

3 Common Customer Experience Mistakes and How CX Center Can Solve Them


As the world around us continues to change, it’s more important than ever that we’re listening to our customers. Collecting customer feedback is a no-brainer—in fact, 95% of businesses today collect customer sentiment in one way or another.

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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.

How Many Customers Will This Feature Impact?

The Product Coalition

We’ve all had arguments about whether customers are going to want this feature or that. Maybe it’s about how the feature might work or… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management product-analytics product-prioritization product

Uplevel Renewal and Expansion Strategies with New Revenue Optimization Capabilities


Janet Jackson once asked, “What have you done for me lately?” ” Well, from Gainsight’s customer-centric perspective—a lot!

The ultimate guide to experimentation for product teams

The Product Coalition

The Ultimate Guide to Experimentation for Product Teams Why run Experiments? What is a Minimum Viable Test? How to define success in experiments? 10 tips to avoid common pitfalls- Part 1 What is experimentation in the product development context?

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Finding Product Market Fit: Thinking Models and Frameworks. Attend the #GrowthTalkies Workshop by Vikrama Dhiman (Head of Products at Gojek)


Mental models are frameworks that give people a representation of how the world works. To put it simply, mental models are a set of beliefs and ideas that we consciously or unconsciously form based on our experiences. They’re basically thinking tools—shortcuts for reasoning.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

The 6 Best Video Chat Solution for Virtual Classrooms

The Product Coalition

The current pandemic situation has created a great demand for online learning. Several institutes are opting for virtual classrooms and interactive modes of collaborations. However, the type of learning is not familiar to all categories of institutes yet.

Fast Food Product Managers Make It Through A Pandemic

The Accidental Product Manager

The pandemic was a bad thing, but fast food restaurants are coming back Image Credit: jpellgen (@1179_jp). I think that we can all agree that the Covid-19 pandemic has been a very, very bad thing.

The Story of One (Incisive, Female) PM

The Product Coalition

Unconscious bias? You decide. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management gender-equality career-paths careers unconscious-bias

30 Mobile App Best Practices: The Ultimate List

UXCam Bluespace

The complete list of best practices for your mobile app. Insights


The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

Template for Building a Winning Delivery Process Between Commercial and Product/Engineering…

The Product Coalition

Bain Public to lead an expert workshop in collaboration with Centech-Accélération

Bain Public

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public , will be leading a workshop on September 17th in collaboration with Centech : a world-class business incubator based in Montreal.