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6 Product Management Nightmares

280 Group

6 Product Management Nightmares Just when you thought your strategy was safe — your product vision clearly defined and your roadmap carefully scheduled and planned — we introduce the new and disturbing PRODUCT NIGHTMARES, coming to you in the form of 50s and 60s B-horror flicks. Stay aligned or beware — these nightmares will start consuming you alive!

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A case study: How to build useful AI features with a cross functional ‘AI Squad’

Mind the Product

Lightful has been building features with AI tools with a fairly novel approach with an 'AI Squad'. The organisation has been working through daily iterations with a cross-functional team trying to apply product and design theory to the practical part of building AI products. In this case study, Jamie Eliott, Head of Technical Operations shares the team's key learnings from the perspective of tech, design, and product parts of the process.

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Product Portfolio Management & the Strategic Ripple Effect 7 of 10 – Portfolio Positioning Is What Makes Your Product Positioning More Strategic

Product Management University

Here’s a simple example of portfolio positioning and how it makes your product positioning more strategic. Your accounts payable product improves the customer’s cash flow. It sounds strategic. What CFO doesn’t want a stronger balance sheet? Your accounts receivable product further enhances cash flow. Even more strategic when customers use both, right?

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Creating products that people love: London highlights

Mind the Product

Some of the stand-out talks from past Mind the Product conferences on building products that people love Read more » The post Creating products that people love: London highlights appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Platform Product Management Beyond Features: Introducing B-MAP for Platform Ecosystem Success

Traditional PM struggles with the complexities of platform ecosystems. B-MAP framework tackles this challenge. B-MAP goes beyond features, focusing on building, managing, adapting, and partnering to foster a thriving platform ecosystem.

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The Enduring Obsession: Big Brands and NFTs?—?A Tale of Hope and Uncertainty

The Product Coalition

The Enduring Obsession: Big Brands and NFTs — A Tale of Hope and Uncertainty NFTs: A Shaky Start for the Big Fish When it comes to the world of NFTs, even the biggest brands are not immune to the initial turbulence. Major brands, like GameStop, once hyped up their NFT marketplaces, hoping to ride the NFT craze to success. However, it’s been a bumpy ride.

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459: CX Design for products customers love – with Debbie Levitt

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can promote human-centered design I wonder if you can relate to this frustration—the pressure to get products and product updates released quickly sometimes means making compromises on design quality. It’s an organizational issue—moving quickly to beat competitors and keep up with changing customer preferences. Speed is more important than quality.

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Upgrade Your Product-led Growth Strategy with Amplitude

Amplitude

Starting at $49 a month, Our Plus plan lets startups and small teams quickly scale their business with an integrated solution that includes analytics, feature management, and CDP.

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Product Marketing Analytics Data VS Marketing Analytics

Userpilot

Like any form of analytics, product marketing analytics is all about capturing key data and optimizing the customer experience using that data. Unlike marketing analytics which focuses on replicating marketing successes, product analytics focuses on improving the product. In this article, we explore some of the differences between both. We also dive deeper into the tools and processes needed for product analytics.

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B2B vs B2C Product Management: 4 Hidden Differences to Know

The Product Coalition

What hidden differences can we point out about B2B product management compared to a B2C environment?

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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3 Annual Budgeting Updates that Optimize for Results

Agile Velocity

In today’s crazy-fast business world, keeping up with the pace of change and making quick decisions is like trying to sprint on a treadmill. Why aren’t businesses getting anywhere? Our hypothesis: Traditional budgeting practices are often like an anchor, holding us back, instead of helping us move forward. Over coffee and tea, Andy Cleff and Sally Tait discussed what they learned from Beyond Budgeting.

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Techniques to Build Consensus and Convince Others

The Product Coalition

A variety of concrete approaches to change minds.

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Product Managers Look For New Ways To Detect Counterfeits

The Accidental Product Manager

Finding counterfeits is half the battle Image Credit: cce Just imagine if you were a product manager who was responsible for a very popular product. Perhaps this is a fashion product or a high tech product that everyone wants. Yes, your sales would probably be exploding; however, something else would be exploding at the same time – counterfeiting of your product.

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How to Align Your Stakeholders on the Right Problem to Solve

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

The best way to increase your chances of success when launching a new product is to ensure you clearly understand the customer problem your product will solve. Unfortunately, many companies lack this clarity because they are focused on a technology-first approach or because the stakeholders can’t agree on the customer problem to tackle first. Whether you are building Enterprise Software […] The post How to Align Your Stakeholders on the Right Problem to Solve first appeared on Daniel Eliza

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Hiring Offshore Employees Made Easy: The YourShoring Approach

TurnKey Labs

Hiring offshore employees is a strategic move that offers both opportunities and obstacles to organizations worldwide. The lure of cost savings and access to a global talent pool is enticing, but it comes with its fair share of challenges. As US-based companies contemplate offshore hiring, they navigate a landscape filled with promise and pitfalls.

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7 Digital Transformation Traps: #2 Insufficient Expertise

ProductBoard

Digital transformations are notoriously difficult — according to McKinsey, 70% of them fail. But this statistic might not be particularly meaningful to you if you’re a product leader. After all, aren’t product teams at the forefront of developing new technology? It’s a mistake to believe that product organizations don’t need to concern themselves with digital transformation, though.

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PreSeed Fundraising Trends Q3 2023

DevelopmentCorporate

I consult with a lot of early-stage SaaS startups. Many are trying to raise a PreSeed round of VC funding, and most are struggling. VC fundraising has declined by over 50% since the heydays of 2021, and while preseed and seed stage deals have been hit just as hard as Series A, B, C & D. Some recent data from CBInsights, Pitchbook, and DocSend provide great qualitative and quantitative insights into what has changed in 2023.

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Lean Experimentation: Step-By-Step Guide for Product Teams

Userpilot

In this article, we’ll explain how you can generate ideas, run experiments, generate a falsifiable hypothesis, validate multiple hypotheses with analytics , and use what you learn to drive growth. Let’s get right into it! TL:DR Lean experimentation is a systematic, scientific process for testing and validating hypotheses about products , services, and features using the least amount of time and resources possible.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.