Mon.Jul 15, 2019

Managing Conflicts Effectively by Parul Goel

Mind the Product

The age-old issue of conflict in the workplace: there are many reasons why we choose to avoid it, but what if we engaged with it effectively instead?

Amazon Product Managers Decide To Do Battle With UPS

The Accidental Product Manager

Amazon product managers say “Bring It On” Image Credit: Julien. As I’m sure that we all know by now, Amazon is a very large company that does a lot of different things: they ship books and products, offer cloud computing resources, and even run an internet based television channel.

TEI 238 Flashback: Using Lean to Run Experiments and Deliver Customer Value-with Ash Maurya

Product Innovation Educators

The art of Lean and the Lean Canvas for product managers. During the month of July, 2019, I’m sharing some of the most favorite and valuable discussions from the first 100 interviews. If you haven’t come across this one yet, it will make you a better communicator!

Keep It Simple, Stupid

Pragmatic Marketing

Someone recently asked: Why can’t people simply say that, effectively, a product manager is an internal specialist salesperson that markets their group’s product internally, and sometimes externally through relationship managers? Why not keep it simple, stupid?

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.

The Ultimate In-App Marketing Guide for Product Marketers in 2019


In-app marketing – Everyone’s doing it in bits and pieces. This guide will give you a holistic idea of in-app marketing, what to improve and how to attract, acquire and retain more users. Did you know that it’s 9x cheaper to retain existing customers as opposed to finding new ones?

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Product Management and Agile Method

Pragmatic Marketing

Here’s one of the most common questions we get regarding agile and product management:: In the agile framework, do you think the product manager should take on part of the product owner role? Please give me some motivation as to why or why not? In researching my book, Turn Ideas Into Products , I interviewed over 100 vice presidents and chief technical officers on the impact of agile methods on product management. Those who reported success with agile methods kept the roles separate.

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Announcement: New Distributed Agile Teams Online Workshop

Johanna Rothman

After Mark Kilby and I collaborated on From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams , we decided to start creating online classes. We have just opened registration for our first geographically distributed agile teams class. See Prepare for Successful Distributed Agile Teams. It's a self-study class. That means you can proceed at your own pace. You'll have the opportunity to join a Slack group for discussion and support.

Why Writing Out Your Ideas is The Key To Better Understanding

The Product Coalition

Years ago I worked as a consultant to small businesses seeking funding. Most of the companies and individuals I worked with were looking for business loans, but a few were also seeking equity investments primarily from angel investors.

Ranking 13th on Google Doesn’t Suck


Getting ranked on the first page of Google is a dream for most writers. The reality is that it is virtually impossible for a new piece of content to rank in the top three Google results. Ranking 13th or the third item on the second page doesn’t suck.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Mastering the Art of the Outcome: How Guru Turned Customer Success Into a Company Cornerstone

First Round Review

At Guru, customer success is at the center of every aspect of company-building, from product design to sales strategy. Co-founder and CEO Rick Nucci shows how a relentless dedication to outcomes gives startups a competitive edge. Continue reading at First Round Review »

5 Tips to Create an Idea Portal for Your Business

Whether you run a reseller eCommerce business or offer professional services to clients across the globe, your customer relationship management (CRM) strategy can make or break your brand. However, while traditional CRM can indeed help you manage your customer data more easily; you can go a step further and integrate user-generated content (UGC) into your product management via an idea portal.