Wed.Jan 09, 2019

What I’m Saying No to This Year—And Why

Product Talk

The hardest part of my day is saying no to things I shouldn’t be doing. I’m in a fortunate position. I have a thriving coaching business. I write a popular product blog. I get invited to speak at conferences. I teach at a university. I participate in an executive community. I design online courses.

Articulating Your Product Design Principles

Sachin Rekhi

Product management is fundamentally a leadership role in that you are ultimately responsible for leading a product development team to deliver a compelling product that resonates with your customers.

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Podcast: Moving Up the Career Ladder with Thor Mitchell

Mind the Product

Thor Mitchell knows his bones – he’s an ex-Google product manager (Maps and Google+ APIs) and was most recently the Chief Product Officer at Crowdcube.

7 Tips From Product Leaders to Kick off 2019

ProductPlan

The beginning of the new year marks an exciting time for many product organizations. New goals, new roadmaps, new initiatives. And as for just about everyone, new opportunities to start fresh.

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've you've launched an MVP, you know that the journey has just begun. But what do you do after the launch? How do you figure out what to do next? After you launch, it's important to be able to look at how different segments of your users react and quickly uncover signal vs. noise so you can iterate and improve. Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your way to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a skill set to make the most of your launches.

All About The Users—Todd Olson, CEO of Pendo

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Todd Olson is the CEO and co-founder of Pendo. Pendo is a product engagement platform that helps businesses better understand their users and is a Series-D company backed by Sapphire Ventures, Battery Ventures, and Spark Capital. In this Path to PM post, we discuss the importance of connecting with a product's users and the tough aspects of product management. Tell us about how you broke into product management. Before Pendo, I was a VP of product at Rally Software.

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New Research: Customer Success Is Critical to Growth in the Digital Era

Gainsight

How many of us have heard a business claim “our key differentiator is that we’re very focused on the customer?” And how often has that claim lined up with reality? It’s one thing to say you’re customer-centric. It’s another to put it into practice. Savvy business leaders have long understood that a certain level of customer-centricity is just table stakes. Fool me twice and all that.

Why do Cloud Companies need Technographics to Enable Product Marketing Effectiveness and Innovation?

DemandMatrix

Did you already know that more than half of the world’s companies (already using Cloud) will adoptan all-in cloud strategy by 2021? Data Enrichment

Mastering the art of the interview—with the master interviewer

dscout People Nerds

New York Times Magazine columnist David Marchese breaks down the art of conversation

Choosing the Right Software Development Partner (with or without an RFP), Part 1: Evaluating Longevity

Atomic Spin PM

Finding the right custom software development firm for your project is a tough job. Even a thorough RFP process won’t save you if you’re not looking for the right things. Software projects are notorious for being late, over budget, and frustrating.

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.

TryMyUI partners with Blockstack to rate blockchain-based apps

TryMyUI

We're teaming up with Blockstack, a platform for app developers who believe users should own their own data and identity. We'll be providing monthly feedback to developers to help them improve the usability, credibility, and appeal of their apps through feedback from real people. The post TryMyUI partners with Blockstack to rate blockchain-based apps appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. Partners & Stories TryMyUI UX Industry App Testing Blockchain Quantification Surveys User Experience

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Announcing New Courses: Achieving Product-Market Fit for Startups and Startup Business Plan

Spice Catalyst

Achieving Product-Market Fit for Startups and Startup Business Plan for Startups and Entrepreneurs, Incubators, Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors, New Products and/or Major Revisions. The courses result in actionable plans. Learn more. Get the brochure by filling the form below.