December, 2021

Building a product manifesto

Mind the Product

As the discipline of product management matures, there is often talk in the product management community about a product manifesto — a set of aspirational principles that guide us. Here is Paul Rehmet's take on what it should say. [.]

Four Frameworks to Help You Define Product Metrics

The Product Coalition

You can find numerous articles out there that will rattle off a list of “essential e-commerce metrics” however the problem with these are… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». startup okr product-management agile metrics

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Four Product Success Factors

Roman Pichler

Listen to this article: [link]. The Four Factors Explained. To achieve lasting success, a product must fulfil the following four conditions. First, it has to address a specific need that a group of people have. Second, it has to be feasible to develop it.

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How the Ancient Greeks Beat Distraction

Nir Eyal

Distractions seem ubiquitous today, but they’ve always been a part of human life, even going back to Greek mythology. Here’s how to resist them. The post How the Ancient Greeks Beat Distraction appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

Tools of the Trade: A Look at the Discovery Tech Stack at 99designs

Product Talk

In case you missed it, Tools of the Trade is a new series on Product Talk. In each edition, we talk with a continuous discovery champion (or group of champions) from one organization.

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Why Product Managers Are So Important

Product Management Unpacked

“Crossing the Chasm” author on how user-experience design has driven product management from product-focused development to fostering customer engagement.

10 product content highlights from 2021

Mind the Product

We've published a lot of great content from the community this year but which have you enjoyed the most? Find out in the countdown of our top posts, pods, toolkits, and videos that really struck a chord in 2021. [.]

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The Business Impact of Customer Experience

Apptentive

“Customer experience” is a ubiquitous phrase. But in a world filled with jargon and buzzwords, let’s get down to what really matters: Understanding how customer experience impacts the bottom line.

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Free Habit Tracker Template — Use this Sleek Google Doc

Nir Eyal

Many people strive to improve themselves in one way or another. Whether it’s getting more sleep and exercise, or spending more time doing the things we love, our ideal selves drive us to be better. They symbolize our belief in our own potential to live in alignment with our values.

How to Choose the Right Business Intelligence Vendor

How does your current BI vendor stack up against the competition? Who’s the perfect vendor for your business needs? Find out by downloading your complimentary copy today!

Looking for a Product Job? Here’s How to Assess a Company’s Continuous Discovery Habits

Product Talk

No company is perfect, especially when it comes to continuous discovery. But some companies are decidedly better than others. No company is perfect, especially when it comes to continuous discovery. But some companies are decidedly better than others. Tweet This.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Vanessa Davis, Vice President of Workspace Products at Litera Microsystems

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Vanessa Davis, Vice President of Workspace Products at Litera Microsystems. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders. How did you get into product management?

Why Design Thinking Matters

Product Management Unpacked

How product managers can identify the right customer problems to solve. Perhaps Albert Einstein summed up successful product management best when he said, “If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions.”.

The 3 indicators of an outcome-driven product organisation

Mind the Product

These days, everyone wants to work in an outcome-driven product organization. Here, Becky Flint shares some of the main signs that an organization is actually outcome-driven. [.] Read more » The post The 3 indicators of an outcome-driven product organisation appeared first on Mind the Product.

How to Run Your Business Like a CPO: Product Management From a Pro

Speaker: Karl Rumelhart, CPO at Gainsight

Join Karl Rumelhart, CPO at Gainsight, to discover key insights from a CPO perspective on how product teams can make an impact on their organizations, even in today’s economic climate.

The #1 Mobile Customer Engagement Secret

Apptentive

Have you ever been looking for a recipe online but have to scroll all the way through a long, drawn-out story about the author’s family to get to the actual recipe? We won’t do that to you today.

I Changed My Mind About Saying “Merry Christmas,” and You Should Too

Nir Eyal

In fifth grade, I was the only Jewish kid in my elementary school class.

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Product Trends and Resolutions for 2022 – From 13 Top Product Experts

Userpilot

What will be the biggest Product Trends in 2022? Interestingly – they seem completely different from the product trends we’ve identified for 2021 – including Product Led Growth , the rise of a Growth Product Management Role, chatbots, or gamification.

Easily follow websites that don’t have RSS feeds

Roy Madden

New Feature. No RSS? No problem. You can now build your own feeds in Feedly for websites without RSS. You already follow your favorite blogs, news sites, research journals, and more in Feedly. But when you come upon a site without an RSS option, what do you do?

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

22 startup principles to scale your company in 2022

NextBigWhat

There’s no formula for dealing with hard things. Hard things are hard because no one’s figured them out yet. Don’t get stuck on a single approach. Find smart people and collect the best ideas… Test them out.

Thinking big, working small by John Cutler

Mind the Product

As product managers, we're required to think big and be agile. In this #mtpcon London+EMEA session, sponsored by Amplitude, Product Evangelist and Coach John Cutler, explains how to balance these two competing viewpoints. [.]

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The Ultimate Guide to Closed-loop Feedback

Apptentive

While closing the loop certainly benefits companies by helping inform product roadmaps, drive marketing initiatives, and increase customer loyalty, it also benefits customers directly to know their voice is being heard (and acted upon!).

Here’s How to Ensure Your Kids Don’t Spend the Entire Break Staring at Screens

Nir Eyal

It’s that time of year when kids have a long break from school and parents and guardians likely have some time off work. What will we do with all that free time? The post Here’s How to Ensure Your Kids Don’t Spend the Entire Break Staring at Screens appeared first on Nir and Far.

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The Benefits of Infused Analytics for SaaS Applications and Companies

If you want to be successful, you need the best technologies, and the best technologies come from having the best embedded partners. See how infused analytics can take your SaaS applications to the next level.

The One Big Flaw With Data Driven Product Decisions

Product Management University

That fact that we’re even discussing data driven product decisions is a monumental leap for the product management profession. What features do customers use most & why? Which features do customers struggle to use and why? How quickly are new features being adopted?

How to Create Product Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

The Product Coalition

Best way to create meaningful KPIs to measure success Continue reading on Product Coalition ». technology software-development startup product-management business

Best Practices for Accessible Recruitment & Research

Generation Focus

At Generation Focus, we are passionate about contributing to research in the accessibility space. Conducting research with individuals with accessibility needs helps ensure that products will be usable and accessible for all types of people.

Product strategy for beginners — Part 1

Mind the Product

Product strategy is both a fascinating and fashionable subject among digital product leaders. In this article, you will learn about a process to get productive with product strategy and understand why starting is difficult. [.]

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!