Tue.Nov 23, 2021

The power of "I don't know"

The Product Bistro

In our product team, I have a reputation of being the sponge of institutional knowledge, the person that everyone asks when they need to know something. I am not sure how I got that reputation, but it just ain't true.

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Lessons from onboard mobile-app users

Mind the Product

An average smartphone user has 40 apps installed on their mobile phone, taking just two taps to pull your users away from your app and into another. The truth is that getting a user to download your app is only a small part of the battle. [.]


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


Whether you’re new to the product management field or a seasoned professional, it’s always valuable to learn from your peers’ lived experiences.

Moving from PM to Founder – Alexander Hipp on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

This week on The Product Experience, we talked with Alexander Hipp — co-founder of Beyond, formerly of Xing and N26 — about why he made the decision from PM to Founder, what it's been like so far, and what he'd advise anyone making a similar decision. [.]

The Practical Guide to Using a Semantic Layer for Data & Analytics

Read about real-life examples and see quantifiable results by leveraging a semantic layer to unlock data for AI & BI at scale.

Cultivating a Product Mindset: How “No” became “YES, if…” became “Yes, IF…”

The Product Coalition

One of the hardest lessons a product owner has to learn is when to say no. Many people who seek a product role do so because the idea of what is possible entrances them. The type of person who looks at what exists and finds fulfillment in realizing their vision of what it could be.

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3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Setting Goals for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Measuring the performance of product managers is a real challenge for a number of reasons. When planning the product managers’ goals, this challenge can translate into taking the wrong direction altogether.

How to Reduce Time To Value For SaaS Products by Improving User Onboarding Experiences


Did you know that reducing Time To Value for SaaS products can drive product adoption ? You might have a product that offers incredible value to your customers. But you’ll still struggle to drive adoption if you don’t optimize your Time To Value (TTV).

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Why You Should Hire an Associate Product Manager

The Product Coalition

APM (Associate Product Manager) Programs were a mainstay of the tech industry, especially in Silicon Valley, and were a reliable entry point for aspiring Product Managers. However, thanks to the pande…yeah that thing…most of the biggest and most prestigious APM programs got put on hold.

A Founder’s Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your First 1,000 Community Members

First Round Review

Pivots, MVPs and Community: How Joseph Quan, Founder & CEO of Knoetic, got his startup back on track by making community his wedge. He shares his hard-won wisdom and his six-step guide for building a community like a product

Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

How to Build a Brand on Amazon

The Product Coalition

Photo by ANIRUDH on Unsplash Amazon owns over 80 different private label brands. Even Amazon, one of the most powerful eCommerce companies globally, understands the use of leveraging smaller businesses. Establishing an Amazon brand has multiple advantages over selling other people’s products.

5 Technical Concepts for the Non-Technical Product Manager


Although there’s plenty of debate on this topic, product managers don’t need to be technical. A deep understanding of the programming languages, APIs, databases, software, and information architecture used to build and run a product isn’t essential to the job in most cases.

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An Organic Farm Startup Onboarding Strategy

The Product Coalition

I recently led a workshop for an organic tech farm startup that wanted to set its foot online for selling organic food to B2B customers. I have some takeaways and learnings to share that I covered as a coach for their onboarding strategy.

Definition of Ready vs. Done in Agile Projects

Modus Create

Around the world, project delivery has become more focused on getting things done right and on time. But, unfortunately, with rapidly evolving processes, we often lose track of the steps to ensure quality work is delivered.

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

Top 6 Benefits of Wordpress LMS Integration

The Product Coalition

Photo by Launchpresso on Unsplash WordPress is a well-known content management system (CMS) that lets you construct websites and blogs for a variety of purposes.

OpenView SaaS Financial & Operating Benchmarks 2021


OpenView Partners is a Boston-based expansion stage venture capital firm. They have a portfolio of SaaS investments that consists of over 60 companies. 24 have been acquired (Exact Target, Lessonly) and two have gone public (DataDog & Instructure).

Clint Padgett shares the POWER of Project Management, the Olympic Games, Agile, and much more

Clint Padgett – Project Success

Clint Padgett shares the POWER of Project Management, the Olympic Games, Agile, and much more. 18th November 2021 • Connecting the Dots • Skip Steward. The post Clint Padgett shares the POWER of Project Management, the Olympic Games, Agile, and much more appeared first on Project Success. PODCASTS

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Design Courses: A detailed list of UX online and offline design certifications


A UX certification is a great way to demonstrate your skills and knowledge of user experience design. In this post, we will be covering the best picks of 10 UX design certification programs with both offline and online modes of pursuing them and all the details required for the choice.

Migrating Oracle to PostgreSQL

Considering migrating away from Oracle? Learn why PostgreSQL is the right move.

Welcoming new senior leaders to Intercom

Inside Intercom

I’m excited to welcome three new senior leaders and a new Board Member to Intercom, to help deliver even more breakthrough value to our customers at an exciting moment for the company.

Understanding qualitative and quantitative research: the key differences


If you're just starting out on the long road of research for your business, then you might be asking yourself "qualitative or quantitative?". In this article, we will learn about these two different types of studies in detail.

How to Build a Healthy Research Culture with Gregg Bernstein of Condé Nast


How to create and maintain a healthy research practice, from a seasoned pro


The Basics of Penetration Pricing Strategy


What Is a Penetration Pricing Strategy? Effectively pricing products or services is more nuanced than just looking at profit margins. Penetration pricing strategy involves having a solid understanding of what the market will tolerate.

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.

Rest easy; you won’t kill Santa Claus

eG Innovations

Slow applications don’t make the season any brighter. For many IT pros, it’s a time of war rooms and swarming. How are you going to sleep this holiday season? “It It sems that when people have a less-than-favorable online experience, they fault the company immediately.