April, 2021

Managing Expectations – Product Management at Startups

Mind the Product

One of our universal truths in product is that the nature of the job varies greatly between organizations.

How to Choose the Right KPIs for Your Product

Roman Pichler

What are KPIs? Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that measure how your product is doing. Effective KPIs help you understand if your product is creating the desired value for the users, the customers, and the business. Without KPIs, you end up guessing how well your product is performing.

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Keys to Unlocking Productivity

The Product Coalition

For you and your teams Continue reading on Product Coalition ». productivity health business startup personal-development

Will Clubhouse be a Habit or Has-Been?

Nir Eyal

The post Will Clubhouse be a Habit or Has-Been? appeared first on Nir and Far. Consumer Psychology

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The SaaS Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every SaaS business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.

Product Marketing Manager Salary [2021 Data]

280 Group

Status of the Job 2021: Product Marketing Manager. Over the past year, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented change to organizations across all industries and sectors.

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Process as Product: What product ops can learn from user research

Mind the Product

What do a necklace, a bowl of salad, and a compass have in common? They are all metaphors that product managers at Dashlane use to describe their role. The insight they revealed, among others, helped me shape what Dashlane’s first-ever product operations role should look like.

VP of Product Management: Your 7-Point Plan for the First 100 Days

Proficientz

Congratulations! You’ve just landed your first VP of Product Management job and expectations are sky high. No pressure! Here’s a 7-point plan for your first 100 days. The objective of this particular plan is to get you playing offense right out of the gate.

Why Becoming a Product Manager is the Best Next Step for Your Tech Career.

Product Management Unpacked

Career need a kickstart? Imagine a future with impact! 9:00 p.m. on Sunday night… Dread sets in… It’s the sensation of knowing tomorrow will feel like the past 99 Mondays.

Maybe Social Media Isn’t Making Teens Depressed, After All. And Here’s What Likely Is.

Nir Eyal

The post Maybe Social Media Isn’t Making Teens Depressed, After All. And Here’s What Likely Is. appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Product-Led Growth: The Flavors of “Free” [+Webinar]

280 Group

Join our upcoming webinar, Tackling Digital Product Management, Part 4: Pricing the Flavors of “Free” , on April 15th at 10:00 AM PT to learn more about product-led growth pricing models. My Recent “Free” Experience. Sorry, you’ve used up your free articles for this month.

Why There’s No Single “Right” Way to Do Discovery: Part 3

Product Talk

A few months ago, fellow Product Talk coach Hope Gurion and I sat down to discuss why there’s no single right way to do discovery. Want to read the previous parts of the series? Find Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

Mind the Product: Surviving 2020

Mind the Product

We know that people enjoy product case studies and like learning about what other teams have been through, but it can be hard to find people willing to share. This is because real life often looks very different from the polished think pieces and frameworks that you see in most articles.

Sales Demos: Selling Outcomes vs. Features

Proficientz

Business outcomes vs product features: how do your sales demos stack up? In many cases, the product silos that exist within product management become transparent to buyers during the sales cycle, creating the perception you’ve got a bunch of fragmented products instead of integrated solutions.

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Embedded Analytics Product Fit Guide - A Product Manager’s Handbook

Adding embedded analytics to your software doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. This guide is the perfect companion for SaaS product managers. It will walk you through the process of choosing the right analytics provider step by step.

Top 3 Micromanagement Symptoms in your Scrum Agile Adoption

The Product Coalition

Micromanagement in Agile and Scrum Continue reading on Product Coalition ». scrum-master leadership scrum agile management

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What is the Opposite of “Distraction?” The Single Word that Will Change Your Life This Year

Nir Eyal

The post What is the Opposite of “Distraction?” The Single Word that Will Change Your Life This Year appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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Product Requirements That Amplify Your Customer Needs [+Webinar]

280 Group

Identify the Insights. Recently, we explored using Voice of the Customer techniques to better understand your customers’ needs, find “moments of truth,” and identify how your product can help them along their customer journey.

You don’t need a technical background to be a PM. I’m proof.

ProductCraft

When people see my background as a teacher, they often ask how I ended up becoming a product manager at a technology company. Usually, they’re looking for advice on how they can break into a career in product management themselves. I don’t blame them for wondering!

Product Management: Guide to Thriving as a Product Manager

As more organizations move from project to product thinking, Product Managers are occupying increasingly crucial roles. Download this guide to learn tips and strategies that will help you grow into a strong Product Manager and thrive in the position.

The PM Competency Framework: Making Product Management growth a team effort

Mind the Product

My first year at Spotify was one of the happiest years of my life. I had joined the Infrastructure and Operations ‘tribe’ as an Agile Coach and some of my fondest memories (both personally and professionally) were from working in my Agile Coach ‘chapter’.

B2B Product Manager April 2021

Proficientz

B2B Product Manager April 2021 Issue. This month we show a little love to those in senior product management roles with a focus on strategy, title inflation, and newbies to the VP role. Of course, we can’t ignore the connection between sales and product management.

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Stop Playing the Telephone Game

The Product Coalition

Time to hang up when you hear “Product can’t talk to customers” Continue reading on Product Coalition ». organizational-change product-development organizational-culture product-management

Don’t Fall for This Excuse Trap: Why “That Won’t Work for Me” is Self-Sabotaging

Nir Eyal

The post Don’t Fall for This Excuse Trap: Why “That Won’t Work for Me” is Self-Sabotaging appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection

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Re-Thinking Translation for Business Growth in a Digital-First World

Effective localization is critical to business expansion. But traditional translation processes can't keep pace with today's agile, omnichannel realities. Read our eBook to discover the limitless possibilities uncovered by agile translation management.

Strategic Team Alignment: The Power of a One-Pager [+Webinar]

280 Group

Join our upcoming webinar, Cultivating a Strategic Product Team, Part 1: The Power of a One-Pager , on May 13th, 2021 at 10:00am PT for an in-depth discussion on creating strategic alignment in your team with a Product One-Pager. Receive the template free!

Building a World-Class Innovation Culture: Bayer

Strategyzer

In our work with companies, we have observed significant changes in the attitudes that leadership has towards innovation. Leaders now value innovation as the most important driver of growth.

Cracking the PM Career – Jackie Bavaro on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

When we talk about product strategy, we often go back to the double diamond approach: identify the problem that you need to solve, then work on creating & optimising a solution for it.

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Product Manager Title Inflation: How Far Will It Go?

Proficientz

Why are there so many product manager titles? The list keeps growing! Once upon a time, there was one product manager title, product manager. Today and we have…. Product managers. Technical Product Managers. Principal Product Managers. Associate Product Managers. Senior Product Managers.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

How to Make Time for Real Product Work

The Product Coalition

Product management is such a busy job. The hectic day-to-day in itself contains more work than one can do, but we all know that real product work requires much more than that. How can you make time to get to the important things? Here is a quick guide.

Follow Reddit in Feedly

Roy Madden

New Feature. Pull content from Reddit communities and searches directly into your Feeds. Reddit is “home of thousands of communities, endless conversations, and authentic human connection.” It can be an amazing resource for finding the best insights on topics and trends you care about.

Product Research Rules with C. Todd Lombardo

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

What are the Product Research Rules that ensure you build the right product? Find out in this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast.