Thu.Feb 07, 2019

How Product Managers Measure Product-Market Fit

ProductPlan

Problems yearn for solutions, needs long to be met, and markets are waiting to be addressed. This reality beckons startups and established firms to introduce new products that will scratch that itch and deliver satisfaction.

Customer Feedback Management is the Heart of Food and Drink Apps

Apptentive

The convenience and near-instant gratification offered by apps in the Food and Drink category is a key part of our modern-day lives. Food and drink apps straddle both the physical and digital worlds, and work to blur the lines between the two.

Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Two: Plan

280 Group

This post describes the second phase in the Optimal Product Process: Plan. Download the entire Optimal Product Process Ebook 3.0: CLICK HERE.

Quieten the Squeaky Wheel through Feature Prioritization

Mind the Product

Prioritization is challenging and stressful. Sometimes it’s because of micro-prioritization such as bug triage and moving one small fix in front of another. Other times it comes from the macro level: deciding to target new user growth versus lifetime value; spending time on user research or analytics; handling your manager’s feature request versus the tech debt the engineers beg for. And then there’s the squeaky wheel.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Coda’s Shishir Mehrotra on rethinking docs from scratch

Inside Intercom

How do you put a box around a product that defies categorization? How do you name an all-in-one solution for a plethora of problems, which – until now – have required individual tools?

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Product manager as part of the interview team

The Product Coalition

I believe into and practice it myself that the product managers should participate in the job interviews for the openings in their development teams. Some may say it is a job for HR and delivery, and the product managers have other things to care about, such as mission, vision, strategy, etc.

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How to Uncover Deep-Dive Citrix Analytics for Effective Troubleshooting

eG Innovations

Monitoring, observability and analytics have become common phraseology in the Citrix world. Alongside every Citrix project, whether it’s a new deployment, expansion, upgrade, or cloud migration, what is essentially needed in the IT toolkit is analytics.

What my grandma thinks I do…

The Product Coalition

What my grandma thinks I do… was originally published in ProductCoalition.com on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. product comics product-management business startup

Accelerate your sales cycle with our Microsoft Outlook calendar app for Intercom

Inside Intercom

Today, we’re launching our app for the Microsoft Outlook calendar , which makes it easier than ever to book meetings with leads and customers, so you can sell more, faster.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Getting Better At Product Testing

The Product Coalition

I’m working on some new Q&A Videos about topics I’ve discussed frequently. I’m starting a short series on testing over the next few months.

35 Handpicked Resources for React Native Apps

Appsee

There’s a lot of talk surrounding React Native apps and if React Native is “ good to learn ”. Not to sugar coat, we’ll be honest about React Native here. A framework created by a software engineer at Facebook, React Native comes with pros and cons, as all frameworks do.

New products need hacks to succeed

The Product Coalition

If you’re genuinely doing something new and, dare I say it, innovative in a large company then you’re going to need to hack some of your organisation’s existing systems for technical or political reasons (or both).

Product Management Mishap: Not so fast, Netflix!

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Who are Product Managers?

The Product Coalition

And what do they do? At Knowledge Officer , we take it upon ourselves to help people achieve their career goals.

Product Management Mishap: Not so fast, Netflix!

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Should Product Managers Have Direct Reports?

ProductCraft Debates

Product managers have a LOT on their plates; sure, they have to juggle customer research, roadmaps, and wireframes. But they also have to keep the peace and make sure that communication channels are open between engineers, designers, and other stakeholders. That’s a lot of management – not just of things, but of people. So we. The post Should Product Managers Have Direct Reports? appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo

UX Research Careers: A Guide to Getting Started

UserInterviews

User research roles are on the rise, so we took a look at building and maintaining a career in UX research

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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

UX Research Careers: A Guide to Getting Started

UserInterviews

User research roles are on the rise, so we took a look at building and maintaining a career in UX research

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UX Research Careers: A Guide to Getting Started

UserInterviews

User research roles are on the rise, so we took a look at building and maintaining a career in UX research

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