Mon.Jul 22, 2019

5 ways to standardize your product prioritization process


Product prioritization is one of the toughest parts of product management. At any given time, Product Managers deal with multiple conflicting requests from teams across the company. Which features and experiences should be built next? Which should be cut?

Building help content into your product launch

Inside Intercom

When you’re gearing up for a big product launch, creating help content is often the last thing on your mind. There’s so much that goes into preparing for product launches – ensuring your beta testing goes smoothly, locking in your marketing campaign, getting your sales team up to speed.

Why Authenticity Matters in Your Product Management Job Hunt

Mind the Product

In January 2019, LinkedIn published the 15 most promising jobs for the year. Product owner ( 87% YoY growth ) and product manager ( 29% YoY growth ) both made the cut.

The Big Impact of Cognitive Bias on Our Teams, Our Customers and Our Products

bpma ProductHub

by Davide Cis and Neil Baron – Do you remember that time when you thought you had it all figured it out, but your product launch still fell short of expectations and sales did not materialize? How your product failed, despite giving customers exactly what you thought they wanted?

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

How to Evaluate and Create Great Product Management Teams

280 Group

Join us for our webinar on July 26th, Becoming Expert: Are you the Product Leader your team needs? where we’ll tackle what it takes to create great teams in more detail. When I think of product or market-oriented teams, I think about meetings.

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How The Yum Product Managers Are Adapting To A Changing World

The Accidental Product Manager

Fast food markets change very fast Image Credit: Amber Case. I can’t actually tell you if it would be one of the best product management jobs to have, but I can tell you that it would certainly be one of the most delicious. What am I talking about?

I Asked 100 Founders, CEOs and VCs About Career Transitions — Here’s What I Learned

First Round Review

After founding and scaling LendUp for seven years, Sasha Orloff decided to step down as CEO. He shares his journey and his illuminating takeaways about career transitions, structuring time off and founder life after the startup. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Product Focus Funnel

The Product Coalition

A guiding framework for understanding the ‘Why’, defining the ‘What’, and making big ideas a reality. Continue reading on ». startup technology product-management business entrepreneurship

How To Measure UI/UX Design Impact On Business (+ Our Own Experience)


Who doesn’t like to use a product that looks pretty? Yet as a software company owner or product manager, you hesitate to put time and budget into UI/UX design? The questions lingering in your mind may be: How important is design to product success? Or how would UI/UX contribute to business growth?

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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.

Speaking Your User’s Language

The Product Coalition

Our son (coming up on age 6) has always seemed to speak our daughter’s language (she recently turned 4). It has been an adorable thing to watch as a father as they’ve grown up together.

My 3 Favorite Customer Cloud Features


When I was a kid imagining the future of 2019, it looked a lot different than the present we live in today. I mean, I thought for sure we’d have fusion reactors, space elevators, replicants, basically everything from Minority Report.

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Teamwork makes the dream work

The Product Coalition

Remember, you don’t have it to do it all by yourself. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more updates Teamwork makes the dream work was originally published in on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Video: Experimentation for Speed, Safety & Learning in CD


Here’s the video of my talk, “Experimentation for Speed, Safety & Learning in CD” delivered at QCon New York 2019. I’ve edited it down to 39 minutes, so you can easily fit this into a lunch hour or possibly a commute. Text and screenshots follow the video below.

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.

HR Agility: An Example From Silicon Labs

Agile Velocity

? ?. Is HR Agile a thing? . That’s what Samantha Wiseman (Sr. HR Business Partner) wanted to find out when she took our Scrum Master cert class this January.

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My 5 Favorite Customer Cloud Features


When I was a kid imagining the future of 2019, it looked a lot different than the present we live in today. I mean, I thought for sure we’d have fusion reactors, space elevators, replicants, basically everything from Minority Report.

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TEI 239 Flashback: Solving challenges organizations create with product management and innovation – with Rich Mironov

Product Innovation Educators

How to overcome the challenges product managers face. During the month of July, 2019, I’m sharing some of the most favorite and valuable discussions from the first 100 interviews. If you haven’t come across this one yet, it will make you a better communicator! It was originally episode 055.

SiriusDecisions is Hiring; Join me in San Francisco in August

Good Product Manager

SiriusDecisions/Forrester is hiring! The team that I lead at SiriusDecisions — our Product Management Research and Advisory service — is growing! We’re looking for an experienced product management leader who is ready for the next stage and challenge in their career. If you… Have a passion for b-to-b product management. Love to solve challenging product innovation and lifecycle management problems. Get a sense of accomplishment from helping others.

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.

10 Eye-Opening Statistics about Frustrating User Experience (Infographic)

UXCam Bluespace

An app which doesn’t satisfy its users won’t survive in the highly competitive market of mobile apps! UI/UX Design mobile ux user experience user frustration

UserTesting at Mind the Product: our product team’s top takeaways


Recently, members of our product team embarked on a day of learning and networking as Mind the Product kicked off its fifth year of events in San Francisco. We asked a few of our Product Managers to share their favorite … The post UserTesting at Mind the Product: our product team’s top takeaways appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product