Mon.Nov 04, 2019

Want to Build Great Digital Products? Be a Design Thinker. Design Thinking (STEP BY STEP)

iTexico Design

Want to Build Great Digital Products? Be a Design Thinker. Design Thinking (STEP BY STEP). The development process for most of human history has been, shall we say, symptom-driven.

Setting Up an Internal Product Function by Prag Patel

Mind the Product

Where does product management fit in an organization today? In this ProductTank London talk, Prag Patel , Head of Product at And Digital speaks about his experience helping clients to adopt a product management strategy and the lessons learned along the way. Watch the video to see Prag’s talk.

11 Revealing Product Manager Interview Questions

ProductPlan

Hiring product managers is one of the most challenging and important tasks for product team leaders. There’s no perfect template for an ideal PM candidate; it’s about finding the best fit among a sea of unicorns.

The Killer Product Overview: How to Nail It, Verbal or Written!

Proficientz – Product Management University

Here’s the secret to a killer product overview. It’s more about what someone can do with the product than it is about what the product actually does. About 10 or 12 years ago, I was the victim of a killer product overview! I wasn’t even planning to buy anything, yet I spent way more money than I ever imagined and I couldn’t be happier. Here’s the story. I took my garment bag to a specialty luggage store to be repaired. While I’m the store, I decide to browse for a new laptop bag.

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Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

How to Organize Roles Focused on Partnerships and Alliances

Spice Catalyst

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad.

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Why use .Net MVC Framework for dealing with End-to-End Solutions for App Development

The Product Coalition

Why use .Net Net MVC Framework for dealing with End-to-End Solutions for App Development image source: pragimtech Today, developments are occurring nonstop every day. It is critical to gain admittance to the most recent innovations to have a specialty in the consistently developing challenge.

Eight Tips for Effective Win-Loss Analysis

ProductCraft

To build a more sellable product, you need to know why prospective customers do or don’t purchase your product. What was their final decision? Did they perceive any product gaps? What other factors influenced their decision? Which alternative solutions did they consider?

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Where to begin when hiring for remote work

The Product Coalition

An interview with Joe Cheung, Operating Partner, Talent at Craft Ventures Ahead of Range’s upcoming Meetup on remote hiring , I sat down for a quick chat with one of our panelists, Joe Cheung. Is the future of work remote? According to Joe, it’s already here.

UXDX recap: Product design experts from Uber, Mastercard, and more share their insights

ProductBoard

Last week, my fellow designer Zdenek and I hopped on a plane to Dublin to attend the 4th annual UXDX conference.

How to Monetize Data with Analytics

For software vendors looking to grow their customer base and increase revenue in a crowded marketplace, successfully and seamlessly integrating analytics into a SaaS product is critical. Learn how to monetize and productize data with embedded analytics.

Daily Scrum Anti-Patterns

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: 20 Daily Scrum Anti-Patterns In my experience, the Daily Scrum is the Scrum event with the highest anti-pattern density among all events. Learn more about the Daily Scrum anti-patterns that threaten to derail your agile transition.

On a Mission to Kill Release Nights

Split

It’s known that modern companies, especially the ones that have adopted agile principles, have achieved a faster degree of delivery cadence, deploy many times per day, diminished the risk of each release, and lowered the time to fix defects in production environments.

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Build Your Company Strategy Around Conversion and Innovation

The Product Coalition

In my previous post , I discussed how you can apply the balance of innovation and optimization to your product teams and product organization. In this update, I also apply that model to your larger company strategy.

Black Box IoT?

CONTACT Software

Who wants to buy a pig in a poke? Especially when you are entering completely new territory with it… The first stroller, for example: you are already aware that you need it, but the decision between a small pack format or the bicycle trailer combination is more difficult.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

It’s okay to doubt yourself as a Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Photo by Paolo Nicolello on Unsplash It started on a weekend. I suddenly started worrying about a new feature we were beginning to work on Monday. All sorts of questions started to emerge. Did enough customers need this feature to justify building it? Had we understood the requirements enough?

The Accidental Product Manager: From Cars To Games To Google

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

We talk to Sai Boddupalli , an Exponent alumnus, on his journey being a product manager across various, distinct industries spanning automotive, e-commerce, gaming, and payments. Sai is going to be a PM at Google starting December, working on the Payments Platform.

Good Managers Manage Their Free Time

The Product Coalition

Your day is full of meetings. You have only a couple of short breaks between them. Managing this “free” time is the key to success of… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». management self-improvement leadership time work

Wendy’s Product Managers Take On Breakfast

The Accidental Product Manager

Wendy’s wants to bring in more customers in the morning Image Credit: Mike Mozart. So here’s a quick question for you: what’s the most important meal of the day? If you said breakfast, then the product managers at Wendy’s would agree with you.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

5 Freemium Customer Conversation Platforms

The Product Coalition

Dashly Crisp Gist Drift Zendesk There are thousands of platforms that you can choose from to communicate with and engage your customers. But how do you know which one is the best for your company?

The State Of Innovation | A Conversation with Rita McGrath & Alex Osterwalder | BoS USA 2019

Business of Software Conference

Rita McGrath (Author, Seeing Around Corners) & Alex Osterwalder (Founder, Strategyzer). At Business of Software USA 2019 we were joined by two titans of innovation thinking. Rita McGrath & Alex Osterwalder both gave fantastic talks at the conference and shared enthusiastically in the 3 days of learning. It’s probably fair to say that Alex made more notes than anybody!

Pyramid of product manager needs PoPMan): impact, outcome and output

The Product Coalition

In my last article, I described the pyramid of product manager need. In this follow up blog post, we will have a look at the pyramid from… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». output outcomes product-management impact popman

Should you Make the Main CTA on Mobile ‘Stick-to-Scroll’?

AB Tasty

We dive into whether mobile experiences should keep or ditch the 'stick-to-scroll' call to action in our latest Myth Busters article. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Should you Make the Main CTA on Mobile ‘Stick-to-Scroll’? Conversion Optimization User Experience

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

How to create an interactive wireframe in Cacoo

Cacoo

When you are developing a website or mobile application, a wireframe or mockup is a useful tool for communicating ideas visually in an efficient manner. It encourages collaboration by providing designers and developers a basic form of the product to work with and improve on.

The Passion Economy (Guest essay by Li Jin)

Andrew Chen

Hi readers, Consumer startups have gone through many phases: Web 2.0, Facebook apps, Mobile (remember SoLoMo?), and in recent years, some of the best opportunities have been happening in the real world. In recent years, the Gig Economy has taken over.

10 things about remote facilitation we wish we’d known sooner

Miro

10 things about remote facilitation we wish we’d known soonerfor many, Facilitating a meeting or a workshop may seem like a dreadful task. Facilitating a remote workshop – even more so. There’s something inherently challenging about not being in the same room with your team. You can’t really revert to small talk when the atmosphere […]. The post 10 things about remote facilitation we wish we’d known sooner appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro

Profile: Eric Iwashita, Product Manager at Pendo

ProductCraft

Name: Eric Iwashita Role: Product manager Company: Pendo Background: Eric is a Triangle transplant passionate about human-centered problem solving, ethical design, and wicked problems.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.