Tue.Jan 21, 2020

Managing Products or Managing Products to Deliver Solutions

Proficientz – Product Management University

If we’re managing products versus managing products to deliver solutions, three staples of product management take on completely new meaning. Start with this concept. Products are what we build. Solutions are what customers do.

Carbon Neutral Roadmaps – Chris Adams on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

For the 50th episode of The Product Experience, we’re proud to have Chris Adams join us to talk about making your products more sustainable.

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Why 36% is the magic number: Finding the right amount of text in mobile apps

Inside Intercom

I studied the first screen of 25 popular iOS apps to determine how much text they use. The results shows us the value of taking a principled approach to writing text for mobile apps – because product design is still all about the words. Mobile apps dominate our digital experiences.

Joe Leech: A Scientific Approach to Product

Mind the Product

If you work alongside Bristol-based product strategy and UX consultant Joe Leech then chances are you’ll also work alongside his dog Little Dude. The fox terrier travels everywhere with him – to London once a week, wherever it is, where Joe goes, he goes.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

Create & Manage the Project’s Bounds, Part 1

Johanna Rothman

Do you know your project's bounds? Do you know what your sponsors want from your project? For many years, I heard about the “iron triangle.” ” Sometimes, the triangle was “Scope, Quality, Cost.” ” Sometimes, it was “Scope, Date, Cost.”

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Three Bad Habits That PMs Need to Kick in 2020


A reliable way to improve your success as a project manager (PM) lies in overcoming three bad habits: Failure to identify risk Lack of look-ahead planning Poor expectation management In my opinion, these three habits are not talked about enough.

How to Retain and Reflect? (Reading Series?—?Part 4?—?Conclusion)

The Product Coalition

How to Retain and Reflect? Reading Series?—?Part Part 4?—?Conclusion) Conclusion) Reading is a way to gain experiences that would otherwise be not possible. Experiences are only as good and as real as you retain them.

How to build a world-class product team


Hi, I’m Mike and I’m a product manager. The product I manage? Product managers.

The College Problem

The Product Coalition

The College D ilemma Photo by Vasily Koloda on Unsplash For many, the idea that college is not useful anymore is still a shocking thought, especially if you are not from the developed world. It is for most a contrarian thought. But not on Twitter.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Engagement Workshop: How to Recruit Enthusiastic Testers


What makes an ideal tester ? It isn’t just the right demographic or technographic qualifications — though target market testers are essential to netting accurate and actionable insights. But there’s another factor that goes beyond looking the part on paper. That X-factor?

Why you should work at a StartUp: Clarifying all Reasons

The Product Coalition

Why you should work at a StartUp: Clarifying Reasons The number of people looking for jobs at StartUps has been growing year after year in the last decade, a modest number of students are already planning to work in this type of company since the early years of the University.

Best-in-Class Product Management Framework: The Product Management Life Cycle Model

Sequent Learning

The first and second editions of The Product Manager’s Desk Reference has been a faithful companion to tens of thousands of product managers around the world. I’m refreshing the book for a 3rd edition that will be released in about a year.

Know your metrics

The Product Coalition

8 crucial metrics every payments PM must track With the increase in adoption of digital payments across the world, there’s an increasing need for payments product professionals who understand the complex payments ecosystem?—?the

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

When to Declare Backlog Bankruptcy


A few years ago, I was the acting product manager at a startup, developing an enterprise software product. Building the product was hard: it was taking longer to develop than everyone expected (of course). The complexity of what we were trying to accomplish became more evident as each day passed. The product backlog I managed grew daily. I heard requests from customers, domain experts, consultants, our development team, and internal stakeholders. And I diligently added the stories to the backlog.

Scrum Mastery in 300 Words

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Scrum Mastery How to make Scrum work? Read on to learn more about my top three objectives for Scrum Masters striving to achieve Scrum Mastery. Do you want to get this article in your inbox? You can sign up here and join 24k other subscribers.

Why Anthropologists Make Great Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Anthropologists are often unique individuals. Most are naturally curious and often obsessed with getting to the root cause of human… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». anthropologist tech product-management anthropology product-manager

The Unique Nature of AI Products

The Product Coalition

How to better manage internal and external interfaces when leading machine learning products In the last few years AI invaded our life in many ways through many products. It is expected to make a more dramatic impact during this decade.

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.

How to use AI in Banking & Fintech and How it’s transforming Fintech

The Product Coalition

LeewayHertz AI provides the capacity to make intelligent decisions or accurate predictions with algorithms within a particularly given as well as specified trouble domain name. There are different sorts of AI?—?Narrow Narrow knowledge, General intelligence & Superintelligence 1.

What and Why, The Books I Read In 2018

The Product Coalition

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Life Through the Lens of Alex Hannold’s Free Solo

The Product Coalition

PHOTOGRAPH BY JIMMY CHIN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Every now and then, human beings accomplish things that stretch the imagination of what is possible. It also reminds humanity why it is the dominant species. These events expand our definition of possibility.