January, 2022

7 signs that you need a product manager

Mind the Product

To help you understand whether you need to dedicate a qualified product manager to your project, here are 7 signs to look out for. [.] Read more » The post 7 signs that you need a product manager appeared first on Mind the Product.

In-App Feedback: Top 5 Ways To Engage Mobile Customers For SaaS Business Success

Usersnap

Building, designing, and improving a SaaS product is a beautiful, never-ending journey. Don’t you agree? What we’ve witnessed among our customer base is this: companies that continue to optimize their SaaS product tend to grow faster, and sustain their customer base long-term. Sounds sweet, right?

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A Learning Roadmap for Product People

Roman Pichler

Listen to this article: [link]. Overview of the Learning Roadmap. Like a modern product roadmap, a learning roadmap states the specific outcomes or benefits you’d like to achieve to become a more competent product person, and it captures them in form of learning goals.

Managing AI Products

The Product Coalition

Feasibility, Desirability and Viability Henrik Skogström / January 17, 2022 Image by author As machine learning creeps into the mainstream of digital products, understanding the basics of machine learning is becoming more relevant to many product managers.

Customer Preferences: How Community Can Deliver a Simplified Experience

Your customers want a simplified customer experience. Make sure you give it to them with community. Download the whitepaper to learn more!

You Don’t Need a Mentor. You Need a Buddy.

Nir Eyal

When you’re struggling to achieve your personal or professional goals, do you ever wish you could speak with a famous mentor? If only you could connect with a super successful business leader like Jeff Bezos or Meg Whitman, then you’d have the answers you’re looking for.

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A case study: Building a product without any full-time product managers

Mind the Product

In this post, you will learn how you can build an effective operating team of up to 30 people without the need for a full-time Product Manager.

Scaling Impact: A Look at the Year Ahead (2022)

Product Talk

Happy New Year! I’m excited for 2022. Every December, I take several weeks to reflect on the ending year and to look forward to the year ahead. For the past few years, I’ve shared my reflection and plans in the first post of the year. This year is no different.

Key Questions to ask your data?—?2022 Analytics Agenda

Piyanka Jain

Key Questions to ask your data?—?2022 2022 Analytics Agenda [link] As a start-up, you might have higher aspirations than your peers to sustain and thrive. You might also have various questions relating to your revenue, operational success, and nuances that are impacting your business significantly. Your analytics resources may not be equipped to answer all of your questions. So how can you know what questions to ask of your data to set up yourself for success in 2022?

The Leadership Side of Product Management – What Does It Really Mean?

Proficientz

The leadership side of product management reaches its pinnacle when you have the complete trust of executives, marketing, sales, engineering, finance, customer success, and customers. The real question is, how do you get there? Product management leadership comes in two flavors.

Knowing What Products Not to Build: A Case Study With NBC Universal

Knowing what not to build is just as important as what to build when it comes to product development. Learn how NBC Universal saved millions by knowing what not to build and created a more cohesive customer experience with Feedback Loop.

If You Don’t Plan Your Time, Someone Else Will

Nir Eyal

Most people are stingy with their money and generous with their time. We cut coupons, split checks, and debate whether we should buy a 99-cent app. However, when it comes to our time and attention, we give it away to anyone who wants it without thinking twice.

Accelerate Your PM Career Trajectory in 2022! [+Webinar]

280 Group

Let’s learn from experts about how PMs can accelerate their careers with the right personal development plan.

Don’t let your first PRD be your last

Mind the Product

This post shares some fresh research on how PMs are feeling when writing PRDs followed by a practical tool to hopefully solve this problem. This should help you to auto-generate PRDs with less time, less effort and – most importantly – less anxiety! [.]

The Business of APIs: What Product Managers Need to Plan For

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

As technology advances, there is constant pressure to release more functionality faster. Through APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), cloud software providers can leverage each other’s functionality in real-time. (If If you are new to APIs, here’s a good introduction.)

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!

2022 Readiness?—?Investing in Data Infrastructure

Piyanka Jain

2022 Readiness?—?Investing Investing in Data Infrastructure [link] In 2022, Big data is transforming businesses in unprecedented ways. Today the question is not just about scalability, it is whether or not you are enabling maximum scalability with the power of data. In the above video, Piyanka Jain talks about how and when to plan and invest in data infrastructure to drive growth. 2022 Readiness?—?Investing

How Mobile Customer Loyalty Programs Increase Customer Retention and Drive Revenue (with Examples)

Apptentive

It’s common knowledge in the retail world that mobile customer loyalty and reward programs work wonders to keep customers coming back time and time again. If you look at almost any major retailer, you’ll find a reward or loyalty program tied to their growth strategy.

How to Tame Your Wandering Mind and Actually Get Some Work Done

Nir Eyal

You have a big deadline looming, and it’s time to hunker down. But every time you start working, you find that, for some reason, your mind drifts off before you can get any real work done. What gives? What is this cruel trick our brains play on us, and what do we do about it?

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The Power of PM Professional Development Planning [+Webinar]

280 Group

Product leaders understand that training and development are an effective means for empowering employees. However, it is also paramount that product leaders mind the gap – the skills gap. The one that often prevents teams and individuals from accomplishing goals.

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.

Discovery in an agile world – Anthony Marter on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

This week, product coach and consultant Anthony Marter joins us on the podcast to chat about the tricky balance between strategy, business case, and discovery. [.]

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How to Talk About the Value of Your Product Without Talking About the Product

Proficientz

The value of your product isn’t what the product does. It’s what the product does for the customer. Think situations and outcomes. Here’s a typical scenario. A salesperson is having an initial conversation with a prospect.

Why Product Managers Don’t Need Domain Knowledge to be Effective

The Product Coalition

Last month I posted that Product Managers don’t need domian knowledge to be effective — and it struck a cord! Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management startup hiring agile product-leadership

Mobile App Ratings and Reviews Aren’t Enough – Here’s Why

Apptentive

Don’t get us wrong—mobile app ratings and reviews matter. We’re not here to tell you otherwise.

A Strategic Guide to Community Gamification

Does creating engaged customers and impacting CS objectives sound interesting? Learn more about how gamification can help your customer success team in our free eBook.

How to Get a Friend to Put Away Their Phone Without Being a Jerk

Nir Eyal

Are we ever exclusively in our friends’ company? Our phones are almost assuredly present and ready to interrupt us with a poorly timed notification. Who hasn’t seen a friend divert their attention, mid-conversation, to reflexively check their phone?

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2021

First Round Review

Start the new year off on the right footing with the 30 most impactful insights and ultra-tactical frameworks from every article we published in 2021

A case study: Creating a relay design sprint in a remote setting

Mind the Product

How can you achieve a relay design sprint in an all-remote setting? I have tried it a few times already and would like to share my learnings with you to avoid my mistakes in this post. [.]

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Insights: Debugging with product analytics

Mixpanel

As a product manager, deep-diving into problems like high churn, bugs, and crashes is part of the job.

Product Research 201: The Intermediate Guide to De-Risking Decisions

Bring the voice of the customer into your decisions with product market research. This guide will help you find out how to clearly define your learning objective, create questions to support the objective, build screener questions to get the right audience, and more!