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Six guidelines for successful prototype testing

Userzoom

“Is my prototype testable?” ” It’s a frequently asked question when running usability studies with a prototype that isn’t fully functional. The rule of thumb is the more complete the prototype, the better.

Don’t Let Technology Changes Turn into Technical Debt

ProductPlan

Technological evolution doesn’t stop. It doesn’t go on vacation, it doesn’t take a victory lap, it rarely even pauses long enough to catch a breath. There’s always something new on the horizon.

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Q&A with Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Revulytics

Revulytics sponsors a series of Product Management Today webinars featuring innovative ideas from top software product management thought leaders. In these blog posts, we ask the presenters to share their insights - we encourage you to watch the full on-demand webinars for even more details.

Slack’s Lane Collins on their ‘radical convenience’ approach to customer experience

Inside Intercom

? ? ?. Today, we’re dissecting the customer experience at one of the hottest companies around: Slack.

API Analytics: The Ultimate Guide to Grow Your Platform Business

API product and platform owners have their own unique challenges. Learn how to leverage data to convert, understand, and support your customers better.

Keep an Eye on These User Research Trends

ProductCraft

By staying up-to-date on trends, you ensure you’re on top of best practices and continuously ready to broaden your professional skillset. As a researcher myself, I find industry trends particularly interesting; I proactively observe, discuss, and share my findings with the design community.

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The Story Behind the Sweat Patch: Innovating at Gatorade

Mind the Product

The Gx Sweat Patch. Fitness and sport innovation today is a combination of digital and physical elements, whether it’s wearable fitness trackers or personalized digital coaching programs. But sports drinks, by their nature, are physical experiences.

Des Traynor on how to keep your company aligned during hypergrowth

Miro

Des Traynor on how to keep your company aligned during hypergrowth1Main challenges of hypergrowthRead ?2Measuring 2Measuring success and failureRead ?3Organizational 3Organizational agility & remote collaborationRead ?4Future 4Future challengesRead ?What What happens after a startup finds product-market fit, achieves some early success, and starts scaling? A period of hypergrowth can breed communication problems, slower decision-making, and a loss of the agility you had […].

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimize Your Amazon Product Listings

AB Tasty

If you’re looking to sell on the world’s largest marketplace, read our ultimate guide to optimizing your Amazon product listings and ensure your products don’t get overlooked. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as The Ultimate Guide to Optimize Your Amazon Product Listings.

A Tale of Two Data Teams

Amplitude

As a product manager, I end up talking to a lot of our customers and learning about how they go about the process of product development. My goal is to make it easier for companies to get up and running on Amplitude, so I spend a lot of time thinking about how our customers get data into our product and make sure that the data quality is good so that people can do analyses. As such, I have heard a lot about different styles of data governance, which vary greatly from company to company.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Why the Twitterverse Can Stop Freaking Out About the Evils of Personas with Andy Budd of Clearleft

UserInterviews

The good, the bad, and the contextualized nuance of creating great design personas.

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The 6 Research Process Pillars of a More Dynamic Customer Journey Map

dscout People Nerds

Too many customer journey maps focus entirely on what your users are doing. Let’s take a moment to talk about why they’re doing it and how you can pave the way to make their path-to-decision smoother.

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How To Groom Value-Based Product Backlogs From a Single Strategic Roadmap

Proficientz – Product Management University

Creating value-based product backlogs is pretty simple when there’s a single strategic roadmap for the portfolio. Here’s why.

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up (Your User Research Process)

dscout People Nerds

Research Ops Manager at Atlassian Kate Towsey talks to us about clearing the way for great research with an organizational machete.

Win the Digital Transformation Game with the Product Mindset

Speaker: David DeWolf, Founder and CEO, 3Pillar Global

No matter what your idea is, no matter how good it is, and no matter how well you know your market, 3 out of 4 digital initiatives do not succeed. To better understand how to win, we should first understand why we’re failing. In this webinar, David DeWolf will share his experiences and lessons learned to help you succeed in playing the “product” game, instead of the “IT” game.

How Executives Define Strategic Product Management

Proficientz – Product Management University

What Do Executives Really Mean When They Say, “I Want Product Management to be More Strategic?” ” When I ask senior executives how they define “strategic product management,” these five things come up most often. Understanding the market better than all other customer-facing disciplines (sales, marketing, customer success, etc.). Leadership. Delivering more growth oriented solutions. The ability to facilitate business conversations with customers.

StubHub’s Rockstar Summer Interns

StubHub

By Adam Ware, Senior HR Business Partner StubHub’s 2019 summer interns I can say with full confidence that StubHub has the best summer interns in the industry. Our interns are driven, courageous, and inventive.

Counting down to THiS: Who’s speaking at The Human Insight Summit 2019

UserTesting

Excitement is building, with just a little more than two months to go until UserTesting’s first multi-city customer conference: The Human Insight Summit (THiS)! The Human Insight Summit will bring together user experience (UX) pros, researchers, designers, product teams, digital … The post Counting down to THiS: Who’s speaking at The Human Insight Summit 2019 appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Culture CX Design Marketing Popular Product Research summit

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