Thu.Oct 10, 2019

Mental Health as a Product Person – Let’s Talk

Mind the Product

Today is World Mental Health Day , and as we both struggle with mental health it’s a good opportunity to speak out and reflect on the issue of mental health at work.

What Your Executives Want to See When You’re Presenting Your Roadmap

ProductPlan

As a product manager who now sits on the other side of the table as an executive, I’ve had lots of experience both presenting executive-facing roadmaps and receiving those presentations. I understand how much thought (and possibly anxiety) goes into these roadmap presentations.

The importance of knowing user intent when conducting behavior analysis

Userzoom

When trying to understand customer behavior on your website, a true intent study can help you uncover your visitors’ intentions. This should help answer questions such as, “Why are they coming to the site?” ” and “What are they trying to do?”

Making it Official: When to Hire for Product Ops

ProductCraft

While product operations has been around in some shape or form for years, the title itself is currently on the rise. In fact, nearly 5,700 individuals on LinkedIn have “product operations” in their job titles.

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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.

From customer problems to product features: how to use feedback to create a roadmap

Mixpanel

One of the best things I learned at Amazon was that customers are always “beautifully, wonderfully dissatisfied,” and no matter what you give them, they’ll tell you why it doesn’t work for them.

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How to Involve the Entire Organization in Your Agile Transformation

Mind the Product

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Product Positioning Tip 6 of 7: Structuring a Positioning Presentation

Proficientz – Product Management University

You’ve surely experienced this scenario. You’re inquire about a product or service. A salesperson contacts you. The first thing they talk about are the benefits of doing business with their company. Your primary interest on the other hand is to discuss your own situation first.

Louis Rosenfeld on how UX design can close the gaps between people

Inside Intercom

? ?. You’ve probably heard the parable of the six blind men and the elephant: One touches the trunk and says, “It’s a snake.” Another, touching a leg, disagrees: “No, it’s not! It’s a tree.”. Another feels the ear and mistakes it for a fan. The one touching the body is sure he’s run into a wall.

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The User Research Primer

UserInterviews

9 thoughtful answers to the internet’s most frequent questions about UX research

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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.

Project Manager vs Product Manager

BrainMates

by Nick Coster, updated October, 2019. These days, businesses are under constant pressure to do more with less. One common ‘solution’ is for a single person to perform multiple roles.

The Proliferation of Pumpkin Spice: Has the Trend Gone Too Far?

AlphaHQ

It’s that time of the year again: We are firmly back in pumpkin spice’s grip. Back in August, before kids went back to school and a full month before the fall season officially started, Starbucks and Dunkin’ dropped their respective pumpkin-spiced products.

Contextual Onboarding: What is it, and Why Should I Care?

Userpilot

We talk a lot about contextual onboarding here at Userpilot, but we realized that a lot of you might not quite understand what it is. This article is going to tell everything you need to know about contextual onboarding: What is it? Why do you need it? How do you add it into your product?

Banking on bad UX: Finance website designs are failing gens Y & Z

TryMyUI

Financial institutions are mired in bad design and even worse PR. Now, younger generations aren't buying in. How are financial website designs failing? How can financial institutions hope to rebound in the eyes of these tech-savvy and socially aware customers? The post Banking on bad UX: Finance website designs are failing gens Y & Z appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. Finance TryMyUI UX Industry Design finance millennial Usability Testing User Experience UX Design website zoomer

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

From customer problems to product features: how to use feedback to create a roadmap

Mixpanel

One of the best things I learned at Amazon was that customers are always “beautifully, wonderfully dissatisfied,” and no matter what you give them, they’ll tell you why it doesn’t work for them. These customer requests or complaints—we call them “product gaps” —are a true gift if you effectively capture and prioritize them. At Mixpanel, we’ve developed a system where everybody in a position to talk to a customer can log a product gap.

We’re Conducting Research at the Speed of Agile. Here’s a Case for Slowing Down.

dscout People Nerds

[OPINION] You’re not “falling behind”—you’re doing too much. It’s time we set the expectations straight

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Using Custom Annotations

CardBoard

We’ve added a new feature to customize your boards even more. CardBoard now supports custom annotations. Annotations provide a clear visual to the front of your cards to give your board more ways to collaborate real-time, visualize your stories, and give your team more shared understanding.