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Meeting the Challenge of Rebuilding a Legacy Product

Mind the Product

For the last 18 months our team has been working to rebuild an existing system using entirely new technologies, methodologies, and a new development team. My company, Hindawi, developed a platform in the mid 2000s to allow academics to peer review academic papers online. For 10 years, the system performed admirably, helping the company grow rapidly as a publisher of academic journals. The platform has ballooned in complexity over time, becoming a labyrinth of tightly coupled services.

What should designers ship?

Inside Intercom

One of the product design principles we have at Intercom is “What you ship is what matters.” ” But what do you ship? It’s a fundamental question that every product designer needs to ask themselves. Click to enlarge. There are three potential answers: “I ship design.”. “I

Hiring a PM? Consider Your Product Maturity Stage


I once bought this t-shirt for a fellow product manager: Why? Because product management is HARD. Some have even called it one of the hardest jobs in software. Still, someone has to do it, and that someone needs to have some seriously solid skills. What makes a great PM (and how to hire one) has.

Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Four: Qualify

280 Group

This post describes the fourth phase in the Optimal Product Process: Qualify. Download the entire Optimal Product Process Ebook 3.0: CLICK HERE. As the end of development nears, the team determines if the product is ready to move into the final qualification phase.

How to Monetize Data with Analytics

For software vendors looking to grow their customer base and increase revenue in a crowded marketplace, successfully and seamlessly integrating analytics into a SaaS product is critical. Learn how to monetize and productize data with embedded analytics.

TEI 225: Create a movement for a product – with Greg Satell

Product Innovation Educators

The power of small groups, loosely connected, with a common purpose to propel products. I’ve been looking forward to this discussion with Greg Satell since hearing he was working on a new book, titled Cascades: How to Create a Movement that Drives Transformational Change.

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What is Product Management?

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The 7 Categories of Product Management Tools

The Product Coalition

Tooling for your product team is a necessity. It often gets overlooked or tools are quickly chosen because we are so focused on the challenges in our own products. But, getting tooling right helps get better results faster.

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Dear Strategy: 083 Understanding Your Target Market (Part 3 of 5) – Customer Segmentation

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This week, host Bob Caporale , founder of Strategy Generation Company and author of Creative Strategy Generation , takes you through Part 3 of a 5 part series on understanding the target market for your product or business.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Mad CRO 2019: The Role of Psychology in CRO

AB Tasty

Discover the best practices for optimizing your site from experts in Online Marketing, Neuromarketing and Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Mad CRO 2019: The Role of Psychology in CRO. Conversion Optimization

Dear Strategy: 083 Understanding Your Target Market (Part 3 of 5) – Customer Segmentation

Dear Strategy

NOTE: This is the third installment in a special 5-part series on Understanding the Target Market for Your Product or Business. This series was inspired by a talk that Bob gave at the Podfest Multimedia Expo in March 2019. In Part 3 of this series, we explore the following question: . .

How to optimize your website: Adaptive vs. Responsive Design

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There are two common ways to optimize your website mobile friendly: Adaptive and Responsive Design. UI/UX Design adaptive web design responsive responsive web design

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