Thu.Sep 05, 2019

Data-Driven Blunders and how to Avoid Them

Mind the Product

“We are a data-driven company”. You’ll travel far and wide before you find a tech startup that doesn’t pride itself on this claim. It’s become a tech staple – alongside free beer on Fridays, table football, and all the fruit you could dream of.

Which participant recruitment method should I use for user research?


Technically there are an infinite number of ways you could attempt to recruit participants for your user research.

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PM Syllabus: Nine Books to Add to Your Required Reading List


It’s back-to-school season! If you’re one of those product managers who miss cramming a semester’s worth of knowledge into five hours, fear not. We’ve created a syllabus that will take you back to those days. We all know that the best product managers are intensely curious.

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Become an Innovation Expert at the 2020 Strategyzer Bootcamp


Ready to take your innovation skills to the next level? Apply for Strategyzer’s 2020 Bootcamp. Boost your innovation practice with a 5-day deep dive into our tools, methodology and facilitation secrets and meet innovation practitioners from around the globe. Training


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.

Top Mobile Collaboration Apps that Highlight Key Product Management Trends


There are 1.8 million apps in the world – and this is the number for the iOS software only! Today, we enjoy the abundance of mobile tools more than ever before. But with so many options, how do we choose the app right for us?

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Intercom on Product: Rise of the “keyboard-first” generation

Inside Intercom

?. In the latest episode of Intercom on Product, our SVP of Product Paul Adams and I dive into this question, and unpack what the sudden rise of a new generation of “keyboard-first” apps that focus on speed says about product design and how products evolve over time.

Q&A with Johanna Rothman on 5 Major Agile Product Traps


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Creating, cultivating, and maintaining a collaborative culture across global teams


Chat apps, project management tools, and other collaborative software are all common ways that global teams interface across offices.

How To Structure and Manage Your Product Analytics Team


Over the last fifteen years, I have noticed a pattern. As I have worked with companies, departments, and teams to help them make more data-informed decisions, I have noticed that they usually fall into one of three categories: They fully integrate evidence-based decision-making into how they work.

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.

When Your Sprint Planning Meeting Goes Off the Rails


Ask a room full of agile product managers what comes out of a sprint planning meeting, and most will list two things. The sprint goal: a written summary of what the team expects to complete during the next sprint.

Four Shades of Progressive Delivery


Last week we walked The Path To Progressive Delivery. This week, we go deeper. What goals can we meet with the Four Shades of Progressive Delivery? After you read or watch this week’s episode, you will be better equipped to choose a Progressive Delivery approach that works for you.

How To Know If You’re Prospect-Centric Or Customer-Centric


What is a customer? It’s a word I’ve typed so often in my job here at Gainsight I find myself accidentally typing it on autopilot half the time I type any word that starts with the letter “c.” ” It’s probably the most used noun on our website and blog, ahead of “outcomes” and “success.” ” But everyone knows what a customer is, obviously. I mean, we do, right? It’s a person who buys a product or service, right?

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Best of Product Management: Advice, Mindset & Roadmaps

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The best articles for Product Managers in the last two weeks. Insights Product Management

Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

4 Tips For Scaling Customer Experience In B2B


Four out of five B2B companies expect to compete based on CX alone. But will they actually? For most of them, the answer is no. It should come at no surprise that compared to B2C, B2B lags in customer experience (CX). Increased customer expectations, especially when it comes to recurring revenue , mean that B2B companies can’t just drag and drop B2C CX strategies—even mid-touch customers are far too complex and spend far too much in ARR for that to work.

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AMA Notes: “Every business is a mathematical function. Master the variables and you are golden.” [with Shashank Mehta of Razorpay]


NextBigWhat’s Wednesday AMAs have now become quite a fixture, with some absolute stars of the product and growth community making themselves available to answer a flurry of in-depth questions and queries on topics ranging from growth & analytics to product management. In the week prior to this, we had Deepak Abbot, VP of Product @ Paytm share key insights on what makes the growth tick at Paytm & much more.

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Join us for our first webinar: 10 Features to Get More Out of CardBoard


Topic: 10 Features to Help you get More Out of CardBoard. Description: We’ll go over several features in CardBoard that will turn you into a pro! CardBoard is the industry leading user story mapping tool and digital whiteboard. At the end, we’ll have time for Q&A.Time.