Mon.Aug 19, 2019

5 Machine Learning Lessons for Product Managers

Mind the Product

Artificial intelligence (AI) is probably the biggest commercial opportunity in today’s economy. What does it mean for us as product managers?

TEI 243: What product managers need to know about Scrum for hardware – with Paolo Sammicheli

Product Innovation Educators

Mixing innovation and process to go to market more quickly. Many of the product leaders in companies creating integrated hardware/software products I’ve talked with this year are looking at ways to speed up their development process and add agility.

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Where I Think “Agile” is Headed, Part 4: What Does “Agile” Mean?

Johanna Rothman

I started this series asking where “Agile” was headed. (I I didn't like what I saw at the Agile 2019 conference.) Part 1 was about the 4 big problems I see. Part 2 was why we need managers. Part 3 was about how people want a recipe. This part is about what “Agile” or “agile” means. I understand that people want what they perceive as the value “Agile” will bring them.

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Design Thinking With Agility

ProductCraft

“We make products prettier when we could be solving customer’s needs and generating real value.” – Braden Kowitz We couldn’t agree more with Braden Kotwitz’s perspective on designers.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Predictable Delivery: Moving Beyond Velocity

280 Group

Join us on August 30th for our co-hosted webinar with AIPMM, Predictable Delivery: The Power of Estimating and Forecasting , to learn how to achieve predictable delivery and improve the accuracy of your forecasting. If you want to earn the confidence of your executive team, meet your commitments.

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8 client collaboration tools for web development agencies

Usersnap

Running a web development agency, business owners cannot exist independently of their clients, client collaboration. Effective two-way communication between clients and managers, designers and web developers is a crucial process that can make-or-break the company’s success. .

Product Managers Struggle To Use Price To Make Their Products Popular

The Accidental Product Manager

Strategy gets complicated when your customers are using technology to shop Image Credit: Jisc infoNet. As product managers, when we want to boost the sales of our product, one of the “levers” that we have to make this happen is the price of our product.

Increasing Product Team Success by Building a Common Language of Terminology

Emerge Insights

We all want to be understood, to be valued, and to make a positive impact. One of the biggest challenges people face today when delivering digital products and services, whether you’re a product manager, user experience designer, or an engineer, is the lack of a common language.

Business Outcomes Part III: 11 Tips for Creating Innovation in Business

Agile Velocity

We live in a rapidly changing world–one in which customers change their minds quickly and every business has to fight to stay relevant in their market. If someone else has a great idea before you–or worse, the ability to implement their great idea before you–it could mean the end.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

Join us for our monthly SF Happy Hour, featuring PMs from Miro, Grammarly, and Quantcast

ProductBoard

You’re invited to productboard’s monthly Happy Hour in San Francisco! Join us Wednesday, Aug 28th in our office on Market Street inspiring talks, food and drink, and networking!

How GrowthMentor Drastically Reduced Their Support Tickets by 250% with Userpilot

Userpilot

Support tickets and SaaS companies go hand-in-hand, right? At least, that’s what we’re lead to believe. As your business scales up, you start receiving more and more tickets, from more and more people, and it takes up more and more of your time.

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You x Art: Diego Velázquez watches you watching him paint

TryMyUI

There are about as many ways to look at paintings as there are paintings to look at. But how often does a painting look back? Beyond the eyes of a portrait, have you ever felt like a painting was strangely aware of your presence?

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Skyrocket Your Conversions with These PPC Landing Page Best Practices

AB Tasty

A great landing page can skyrocket your conversions and decrease cost per click on your ads. This article will walk you through the basics. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Skyrocket Your Conversions with These PPC Landing Page Best Practices.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

How Social Finance brings agility to a risk-averse industry

Miro

Challenging the status quo: How Social Finance brings agility to a risk-averse industryHollis KoolAuthorThe private sector — especially tech — is ripe with the language of innovation, like “agile,” “design thinking,” and “digital transformation.” These terms have traditionally been lacking in sectors deeply entrenched in social issues, like the government, policy, philanthropy and the nonprofit […].