Thu.Aug 30, 2018

GV’s Kate Aronowitz and Vanessa Cho on leading through design

Inside Intercom

When Kate Aronowitz and Vanessa Cho were in college in the ’90s, coursework didn’t even exist for their future careers. They had to make their own. Two decades later, these two women are blazing trails in design leadership.

Do Product Managers Need an MBA?

ProductCraft Debates

Many students went back to school this week, but most of them are not starting product management school. While there is a growing number of academic programs in product management, historically most PMs came from an engineering background. But, increasingly, we’re seeing a lot of product jobs requiring an MBA; and it makes sense, PMs are. The post Do Product Managers Need an MBA? appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo

7 Years of Amazing Product Talks

Mind the Product

For the past 7 years Mind the Product has run #mtpcon in London and San Francisco and #mtpengage in Hamburg – the biggest and best product management conferences in the world.

Pricing Is Poker, Not Chess

Pragmatic Marketing

In her book, “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t have All the Facts,” Annie Duke started off with “Life is Poker, Not Chess.” Have you ever read a book that gave you a way of thinking that is just common sense, but you really needed someone to make it clear for you?

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Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

Video Bots: The future of sales automation

Inside Intercom

When customers visit your website or use your app, there’s an opportunity to engage and connect with them to increase their likelihood of taking a desired action.

The Office Season 4 Episode 12: Ideation

Rahul Abhyankar

The opening two minute sequence of this episode is a great example of Ideation, or rather what not to do in Ideation. Michael rushes into the office asking everyone for their ideas. He establishes the constraint of time, the wet … Continue reading → Innovation/Lean Startup