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!

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

Userpilot

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?

The Product Growth Engine

Speaker: Dave Martin, Founder, Right to Left

How do you create sustainable growth? Do your product and feature releases achieve the desired results? In this talk, Dave Martin, founder at Right To Left, will explore how human bias repeatedly hinders product success and causes teams to miss out on their potential.

7 Reasons Why MVPs Go Wrong and How to Address Failure

ProductCraft

Even if you take every precaution taken before starting development on your MVP, you still might end up with a disappointing release. An MVP can fail for a number of reasons, and knowing each of them can help you minimize risk and stay in control of the project. In this article, we suggest what you.

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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.

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?

5 Easy Steps to Empower Your Product Team

Izenda

As a product manager, you are only as good as your team. And how you manage them makes all the difference. Will you have power, or will you empower your product team? With the unpredictable nature of your job, it’s understandable that you search for control. And the easiest way to find that is by taking charge – commanding and controlling your team by giving orders and having the final say on all issues. For some, this is a reflex. After all, the easiest person to trust is yourself.

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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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

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 »

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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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

DevelopmentCorporate

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.

The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics

By embedding predictive analytics, you can future-proof your application and give users sophisticated insights. The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics has everything you need to get started, including real-world examples, steps to build your models, and solutions to common data challenges.

5 Tips to Create an Idea Portal for Your Business

Craft.io

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.