Wed.Sep 18, 2019

Consider Product Options with Minimum Outcomes

Johanna Rothman

Do you have trouble fitting “all” of the necessary work into an iteration? Your managers might want to push you to do more. Or, the product owner thinks you can do more. Or, the team wants to do more (see Beating a Team's Goal.). Agile approaches are not about doing more. Agile approaches encourage us to do the least we need to do, to the best of our abilities, to get feedback, so we can do it again. See Agile Transformation: Practice Change, Part 2 for an example.).

Q&A with Tim Herbig on How to Build Data-Informed Products


Revulytics sponsors a series of Product Management Today webinars featuring innovative ideas from top software product management thought leaders. In these blog posts, we ask the presenters to share their insights - we encourage you to watch the full on-demand webinars for even more details. In his webinar, experienced B2C and B2B product leader Tim Herbig , author of Lateral Leadership: A Practical Guide for Agile Product Management , shows how to be a data-informed product manager.

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Product Love Podcast: Deon Nicholas, Founder and CEO of Forethought


In the past, when people heard the phrase “artificial intelligence,” they probably thought of three things: robots, destruction, and the impending end of humankind. But now, artificial intelligence has graduated to something more sophisticated and much less dystopian. Think self-driving cars, Amazon’s Alexa, and Apple’s Siri — not the Terminator. Still, there are some wary.


The danger of not giving feedback in a distributed team


The danger of not giving feedback in a distributed teamDo you work in a distributed team? Soon there will be a 1 in 2 chance that you do, with over 50% of the workforce becoming distributed. Of course, this brings huge benefits: increasing productivity and efficiency, boosting morale, maximizing the recruitment pool, and even improving […]. The post The danger of not giving feedback in a distributed team appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Product Managers learn to say “No”

The Product Coalition

Learning to say “No” will make you a better PM, and result in you shipping a better product. Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash Saying No to a “small feature” request, or “just a tiny update” can be tough, especially if it comes from “ higher ups ”, usually there’s just so many times you can push back. In his great talk Des Traynor taught us that “ Product Strategy is About Saying No ”, for a Product Manager knowing to say No isn’t just a good quality, it’s a MUST!

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Why do 40% of product launches fail?


It’s heart-breaking that, after all the effort that goes into developing and launching a new Product, from so many different people, 40% of product launches fail. But this is what George Castellion and Stephen K. Markham’s landmark study showed [1] and this is what we learned about at the latest Product Talks in Sydney. Kent Weathers knows a bit about Product success, and failure.

Long-Distance Strategy Management

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “How do we best handle having the Engineering and Innovation groups working in different locations than the Manufacturing groups? How do we manage the long-term strategy for Manufacturing and Engineering in two different locations?)”.

How to be a Product LEADER

The Product Coalition

Great products don’t happen by accident. While there are many reasons products might succeed, it’s the direction of great product leadership that truly makes a difference. Throughout the course of my career I’ve been fortunate to work with and learn from some incredible product leaders.

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LexisNexis on Uniting Data, Emotion, and Ethics in Legal UX Research

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Jeanette Fuccella from LexisNexis on the power of video ethnography to break down stereotypes and inspire understanding

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Product Analytics Playbook: Mastering Retention

Why do your users churn? In this guide you'll learn common product pitfalls and how to fix them.

Four tips from my first year as a UX Developer

Michael J. Fordham

Use copious amounts of post-it notes Continue reading on UX Collective ». design design-thinking user-experience ux development

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Field Report: LexisNexis on Uniting Data, Emotion, and Ethics in Legal UX Research

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Jeanette Fuccella from LexisNexis on the power of video ethnography to breakdown stereotypes and inspire understanding

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Does live chat really work for marketing?

Inside Intercom

Your potential customers see dozens, sometimes hundreds, of marketing messages every day and everywhere: on social media, on their phones, on billboards as they drive down the street. But this kind of marketing has a low success rate. It’s all about context. When a prospect is watching TV or running errands, they’re not thinking about what kind of software to buy for their business. Any marketing messages they see then are effectively out of context.