Tue.Jul 07, 2020

Dispelling the Biggest Fallacies of Product Management

Mind the Product

Product Management has become an incredibly sought-after career path for people with all kinds of backgrounds and expertise and, while the discipline is crucial to the success of modern business, it’s still very much in a state of development.

Are Feature Teams or Component Teams Right for Your Product?

Roman Pichler

What are Feature and Component Teams? A feature team is a development team that implements end-user functionality end-to-end. Contrast this with a component team.

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The Maturation of B2B Product Management & Marketing: Are We Keeping Pace?

Proficientz

Is the maturation of B2B product management and marketing keeping up with the demands of the market?

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You Are the Product – Kristina Walcker-Mayer on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Product people have a lot of things in common: we’re curious, we like connecting the dots, we try to solve more problems than we create, we get bored easily, we’re pretty social (even if we also identify as introverts), and we enjoy looking at things at both a tactical and strategic level. Unfortunately, we’re also [.]. Read More.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

How To Fix Twitter's Business Model

Strategyzer

Recently, social media platforms have been heavily criticized for perpetuating false and misleading information. We wanted to dig deeper and understand why. Currently, the business model of these platforms is based on advertising revenue, which is all about engagement.

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Managing Churn in SaaS Business With A Focus On Customer Success

Gainsight

Churn (the amount of revenue lost from a company’s existing customer base each year) is a metric that rises to the top of most SaaS leaders’ minds; it is one of the most commonly tracked metrics in SaaS businesses. As a SaaS leader, some elements of churn are structural.

How to Become a Product Manager?—?Studying

The Product Coalition

Tips on becoming a product manager: studying about it. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». ux product-management startup product technology

Improving E-Commerce Performance with Asynchronous Messaging

Modus Create

Imagine that you are writing an e-commerce application and you have a customer with a full shopping cart who is ready to check out and give you their money. If they can’t complete the transaction fast, you may lose the sale.

The “All My S**t’s in There” (AMSIT) Factor?—?a SaaS product theory

The Product Coalition

Stickiness. There perhaps isn’t a more precious gem to the SaaS business model than the concept of Stickiness. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». saas product-management

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

What is LUV? How Mixpanel used Mixpanel to define the behaviors that drive customer love

Mixpanel

Even in pre-COVID-19 times, it’s been held as dogma that loyal users are the core of any SaaS business. But beyond just being active, a product is made great by users who find enough value to form a habit around their usage of it.

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The Direction of Development

The Product Coalition

usual two-week-long sprint. Users have posted a plethora of reviews on the Playstore and Appstore asking for a search feature. You the PM are extremely excited about delivering the much-awaited ‘search’ functionality this sprint.

What is LUV? How Mixpanel used Mixpanel to define the behaviors that drive customer love

Mixpanel

Even in pre-COVID-19 times, it’s been held as dogma that loyal users are the core of any SaaS business. But beyond just being active, a product is made great by users who find enough value to form a habit around their usage of it.

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Using Unhangout to Host a Virtual Barcamp or Open Space

The Product Coalition

Using Unhangout to Host a Virtual Barcamp TL; DR: Results of a Test of Using Unhangout to Host Virtual Barcamps Last week, 30-plus attendees of the 24th Hands-on Agile meetup ran a virtual Barcamp experiment w/ MIT’s Unhangout, an open-source platform for organizing attendee-driven virtual open space events.

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The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Pivoting Product Strategy in Response to COVID-19

ProductCraft

Crises, whether macro or micro, have a tendency to accelerate innovation and transformation in organizations that are willing to adapt.

Let’s Remove Take-Home Assignments From the PM Interview Loop

The Product Coalition

Companies, Product Managers do not have time for your assignments. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management work productivity technology business

Effective Crash Investigation with UXCam

UXCam Bluespace

Introducing Crash Logs and Session Tagging in UXCam. UXCam Updates

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Story Mapping for New Products

The Product Coalition

A way to visualize your product roadmap and align your team Over the course of my career, I have had the pleasure of building multiple products from scratch, and have collected some strategies that help the process of building a new product and lead to a highly productive and streamlined experience for all stakeholders involved.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

How user research teams can use productboard

ProductBoard

From my personal experience, every great product team should have a user researcher (or a team of user researchers). While Marty Cagan and others talk about the triad, I’m a fan of four-legged stools, not those three-legged tippy camping chairs (no offense Marty) ??.

How to make a product work? (with a bonus section)

The Product Coalition

We launched Truepush around November and started approaching customers. It was on Jan 9th 2019, we started trending on ProductHunt… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». startup saas-tools product-management product-development

The Generational Gap: Does Age Affect Perception of Black Lives Matter?

AlphaHQ

The death of George Floyd in police custody came seven years after the Black Lives Matter movement was founded. His death has not only sparked a wave of protests across the United States — but a groundswell of public support and outrage.