Fri.Sep 13, 2019

What does it take to be a great Product Manager?

bpma ProductHub

by Roger Snyder – Recently, 280 Group conducted the largest survey of its kind amongst Product Management professionals. With nearly 1700 participants, we learned which skill sets product managers score strongly on and which are areas for improvement.

Great User Research (for Non-Researchers) by Steve Portigal

Mind the Product

Researchers often have concerns about what will happen when “other people” go out and do work with users. But the demand for research far outweighs the supply of researchers, and everyone wins when more people are enabled to do research themselves.

Product Love podcast recap: productboard CEO Hubert Palan’s take on modern product management

ProductBoard

productboard CEO Hubert Palan recently sat down with Eric Boduch, Chief Evangelist at Pendo, for an episode of ProductCraft’s Product Love podcast. The two had a lively discussion about balancing delight and functionality when building products, productboard’s Product Excellence methodology, and greater trends in the discipline of product management. Read on for some of the most intriguing. Source. Ideas

3 Lessons I Learned About Product-Led Growth [Interview]

Gainsight

What is product-led growth, exactly? Travis Kaufman, VP of Product Growth at Gainsight, defines the buzzword and shares growth-boosting best practices. This Q&A is an excerpt from our webinar, Ask an Expert Q&A: How to Build Products That Drive Growth.

How to Apply Best Practices from Site Reliability Engineering in Your Organization

Speaker: Liz Fong-Jones, Principal Developer Advocate, Honeycomb.io

Modern software organizations build increasingly complex distributed systems with many moving parts. As senior software leaders, we often struggle with noisy alerts, grumbling between Dev and DevOps, slow incident resolution and many other related pain points. It’s hard to figure out what to do with this increasingly difficult problem, yet it’s clearly our responsibility to deliver features and production quality. We are excited to be joined by Liz Fong-Jones, who has a deep understanding of what it takes to implement SRE-type practices in many different kinds of organizations. She brings together a picture and set of practices under the umbrella of Production Excellence that provides a clear and practical plan for senior software leaders.

9 Tips for Designing Emails That Convert 

AB Tasty

70% of marketers say email is their number one generator of revenue. While it may seem like a straightforward way. Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as 9 Tips for Designing Emails That Convert . Conversion Optimization

UserTesting pros take the stage at THiS in New York and San Francisco

UserTesting

Creating better customer experiences through the power of human insight is the name of the game.