Tue.Nov 12, 2019

Collocation, Trust, and Distributed Teams

Roman Pichler

A Tale of Two Products. I once worked with a telco company that was developing a brand-new commercial product. Product management and development were located at separate sites in different countries.

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Learning to Unlearn – Barry O’Reilly on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Author, advisor, professor, and podcaster Barry O’Reilly joined us on The Product Experience where we learned that he has a lot of sympathy for senior executives.

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How a Programmer Can Become a Manager

The Product Coalition

It’s not easy to give up programming for management. If this is your plan, know that there are many challenges ahead of you. Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». business self-improvement programming management software-development

Mindset – Is Being a Product Manager the Worst Job? With Laurel Gray and Rosemary King

Mind the Product

Watch on Youtube | Watch on Vimeo | Listen on Soundcloud . In the very first episode of Mindset, Rosemary King, our Director Training Products welcomes Laurel Gray to the sofa. Laurel is currently Head of Product at allplants , an innovative plant-based food delivery service.

Mixpanel's Guide to Product Metrics

Whether you build or market products, tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovation. Use this guide to help you decide what metrics are most important for your product and business.

Delivering Better Products Using a Design Thinking Playbook

ProductCraft

Paula looked up from her inbox; the latest status from the dev team was different from what she’d just heard in standup this morning. What’s going on around here?” She got up from her desk to find Elise, the scrum master, and Uri, the UX lead, to sort things out. When she took the.

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How to rate your 2019 personal product performance

The Product Coalition

As product people we’re forever looking at the performance of our product, and the teams that deliver it. We’re watching the signup and… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». product-management product-manager improvement 2019 software-development

StratChat Replay: Building an Innovation Pipeline in an Ambidextrous Organization with Bosch

Strategyzer

When making investments in innovation, leaders often falsely assume that they can pick the winning ideas on day one. But the uncertainty of innovation makes it impossible to know exactly which ideas are going to win. Innovation Webinar Case Studies Strategy

Piracy Impact Podcast: Rafael Amaral, Senior Partner at Kasznar Leonardos

Revulytics

Jason speaks with Rafael Amaral , senior partner at Brazilian intellectual property law firm Kasznar Leonardos. Rafael had just stepped off the stage from presenting at Revulytics’ recent conference in Paris, so he was ready to share his thoughts on dealing with software piracy in Brazil.

Dec 4-5: Product Dojo Conference / Designing the Product Organization Workshop

Mironov Consulting

What: Product Dojo conference on Mastering Product Leadership. When: December 4 th (workshops) and December 5 th (conference). Where: Google Launchpad, 543 Howard Street #1st Floor, San Francisco. Register here.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

SoftBank Investor Presentation November 2019

Business of Software Conference

SoftBank Investor Presentation November 2019. With all the talk about WeWork and its disastrous pulled IPO, founder shenanigans etc, it is interesting to read SoftBank’s latest investor update.

Live! Product Management of a Service

The Product Coalition

Just dropped on the Product Coalition Podcast, Iain Summers and I chat about chat about product management of services.

Do You Measure Up? Metrics for Enterprise SaaS Product Managers

Amplitude

Gone are the days of selling “software in a box.” Compared to one-time-purchase software, SaaS products offer a few key benefits. For one, they typically involve some type of recurring subscription. Whether the pricing model is monthly, yearly, or otherwise, subscription-based pricing models keep revenue relatively predictable.

15 Sprint Review Anti-Patterns

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: 15 Sprint Review Anti-Patterns Are we still on the right track? Answering this question in a collaborative effort of the Scrum Team as well as internal (and external) stakeholders is the purpose of the Sprint Review.

Win the Digital Transformation Game with the Product Mindset

Speaker: David DeWolf, Founder and CEO, 3Pillar Global

No matter what your idea is, no matter how good it is, and no matter how well you know your market, 3 out of 4 digital initiatives do not succeed. To better understand how to win, we should first understand why we’re failing. In this webinar, David DeWolf will share his experiences and lessons learned to help you succeed in playing the “product” game, instead of the “IT” game.

Meet Our IT Performance Heroes: Wendy Howard

eG Innovations

One of the best parts of our job is enabling you to become the best #ITPerformanceHero that you can be.

Critiquing design?—?a guide for product managers

The Product Coalition

Critiquing design?—?a a guide for product managers Photo by Campaign Creators on Unsplash A colleague inspired me to read “Discussing Design” by Adam Connor and Aaron Irizarry. Really interesting (and quick) read?—?realized

Bootstrapping A Business In The Face Of Well-Funded Competition | Laura Roeder, MeetEdgar | BoS Europe 2018

Business of Software Conference

Laura Roeder, Founder/CEO, MeetEdgar. Laura Roeder is a signed-up member of the Bootstrapping club. Her Social Media scheduling SaaS MeetEdgar is proudly bootstrapped in a market that has some very well-funded competitors – Hootsuite alone has taken nearly $300 million in funding. Why start a business when your biggest competitor has so much cash to throw around? Laura is convinced that being small and bootstrapped is an advantage when your competitors are big and funded.

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What to say and what not to say in a PM interview?

The Product Coalition

You pick up a thing or two when you have taken a few and given some product manager interviews. Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». agile product-manager interview interview-tips job-hunting

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BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

#BoSFAQ | How to move from a consulting to product business

Business of Software Conference

#BoSFAQ – Your questions, answered by our expert speakers. When we welcome new subscribers to the Business of Software newsletter, we point them towards our catalogue of talks from previous conferences. There’s over 200 videos that might be able to help them with their current business problem. You can find those 200 videos here. As you can see, there are a LOT of talks and, sometimes, it is hard to find the one you need (especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for!).

Agile & Scrum: How to Build Better Products, Faster in 2020

The Product Coalition

By Jasmine Slivka The idea of Agile is an iterative approach to software development that builds software incrementally instead of trying to deliver it all at once with an arbitrary deadline (as with traditional “waterfall” approaches).

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Bootstrapping A Business In The Face Of Well-Funded Competition | Laura Roeder, MeetEdgar | BoS Europe 2018

Business of Software Conference

Laura Roeder, Founder/CEO, MeetEdgar. Laura Roder is a signed-up member of the Bootstrapping club. Her Social Media scheduling SaaS MeetEdgar is proudly bootstrapped in a market that has some very well-funded competitors – Hootsuite alone has taken nearly $300 million in funding. Why start a business when your biggest competitor has so much cash to throw around? Laura is convinced that being small and bootstrapped is an advantage when your competitors are big and funded.

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How to create a sitemap in 8 steps: Designing a better UX flow

Miro

How to create a sitemap in 8 steps:Designing a better UX flowSitemaps help you visualize the interconnections of your different pages in a way that will make sense for your users and for search engines. Read on to understand how to build site maps and speed up the process with templates and digital tools like Miro. Anna SavinaContent Marketing Manager at MiroAnna has written […].

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.