Mon.Oct 26, 2020

Be a Schedule Builder, Not a To-Do List Maker

Nir Eyal

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How to Avoid Career-Damaging Mistakes as a Product Manager [+Webinar]

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To learn more in-depth tips and strategies for each of the mistakes below, please join our upcoming webinar, 5 Career-Damaging Mistakes to Avoid in Your First 100 Days. You landed that great new gig…. You are the Product Manager of this great new “thing.”

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Make Better Product Decisions by Using Quantitative and Qualitative Data, by Brian Tran

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Brian Tran, Director of Product Management at User Testing, shows us how we can become better product people by supercharging our data with human insights. His key points include: What makes a product great?

TEI 306: Accomplish twice as much in half the time – with Steve Glaveski

Product Innovation Educators

Simple steps product managers can take to become Time Rich. Would you like to get more done? Product managers are pulled in many directions, and if you are like others, you struggle to get the most important things done, let along everything you are asked to do. . Our guest knows a lot about this.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Top 5 User Experience (UX) Design Agencies in 2020–2021

The Product Coalition

Here is our list of the best and most trusted UX design companies in the world based on our market research. That’s undeniable that a stand-out user interface and convenient user experience help sell products. They are key factors influencing a digital product’s success.

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Cargo Cult Agile

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: The Cargo Cult Agile Checklist for Download You want to know the state of agility in your organization? Here we go: Download the checklist, distribute it generously among your colleagues, and run a quick poll. It will only take 5 minutes of their time–and then analyze their feedback.

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How to “Product-Lead” Your Software Out of 2D Video Game Dungeon-Land

Gainsight

This is part 1 of our 12-part series “This is Product-Led,” inspired by our conference for Gainsight PX users, Pulse for Product. Despite the fond memories, 80s video games were a lot more frustrating than many give them credit. The hit detection was glitchy. Sprites were difficult to see.

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Side Project Success: How to Crowdfund Your Product

The Product Coalition

Being a Product Manager means helping great people to build awesome things…but what happens when you want to flex your tech muscles and build something yourself? Plenty of product people have started their own side projects, which we go over in more detail in our comprehensive guide to side projects.

How to Create Powerful and Memorable In-App Engagements

Gainsight

This is part 2 of our 12-part series “This is Product-Led,” inspired by our conference for Gainsight PX users, Pulse for Product. All retro gamers know that you can’t just be dropped into a video game without any instruction.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

What is positioning and how do you claim a position in your market?

Messages that Matter

When colleagues or peers or marketing consultants refer to positioning, what do you think they mean? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. There is often a debate about what positioning is, and what it is not.

How Google Fuses Intuition With Product Data

Gainsight

This is part 3 of our 12-part series “This is Product-Led,” inspired by our conference for Gainsight PX users, Pulse for Product. The world’s first video game—Pong–was developed by a scientist to amuse other scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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Define These Two Inputs for Your Retention Rate Formula

Amplitude

Retention rate is a key metric in determining the health of your product. It tells you how many of your users are finding enough value to come back a second time. But just knowing that a user came back to your platform doesn’t help you make a better product.

Eoghan McCabe on the importance of authenticity in leadership

Inside Intercom

Our Chairman and Co-founder, Eoghan McCabe , sat down for a chat with Harry Stebbings on the Twenty Minute VC podcast to discuss his startup journey and the lessons he learned while building Intercom.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

What Is Chick-fill-A’s Product Managers Secret To Success?

The Accidental Product Manager

Chick-Fill-A product managers are riding the wave of breaded chicken demand Image Credit: ccPixs.com. When lunch or dinner rolls around and you are hungry, what do you want to eat?