November, 2022

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10 Product Roadmapping Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link]. 1 The Product Roadmap is a Feature-based Plan. Traditional product roadmaps are usually output-focussed plans that map a list of features, like registration, search, and reporting, onto a timeline.

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To pivot or to not: a guide to executing a product pivot

Mind the Product

A pivot can change the trajectory of a company or product. In this article, Shubhi Nigam makes a case for how pivots are essential for successful businesses, and how you can follow a methodical framework to consider and implement one. [.]

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10 Habits of Highly Effective Product Managers

The Product Coalition

How do you stack up? Continue reading on Product Coalition ». productivity technology business product-management product

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Challenges of Product Management and How to Overcome Them

Apptentive

Product management is a challenging role, no matter what industry you work in. But with great challenges come great opportunities, and most product managers thrive on taking on new tasks and solving difficult problems. Product managers must live and breathe their product.

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will explore the basics of the scientific method and examine how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and lead to validated insights. You'll leave the webinar with a new understanding of how to experiment in a way that generates real insights, not just noise.

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Creating Team OKRs that Inspire and Drive Value

280 Group

From OKR’s to North Star. If you’re like many other Product leaders, you recognize the importance of setting the direction for your team with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). But are you achieving the desired results?

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11 Books Every Product Manager Should Read at Least Once

The Product Coalition

Don’t miss these gems, they can 10X your career. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». careers product-management books startup technology

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How to Define and Track your KPIs

AB Tasty

We've all heard of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) - but do we know how to define, measure and implement them? Can we accurately distinguish them from OKRs? Find out about all this and more in our latest article. Conversion Optimization General Marketing Tips

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6 Tips to Avoid App Uninstalls

Apptentive

When it comes to apps, the competition is fierce. Nearly five million apps fight for coveted spots on a person’s device. Consumers, however, have limited storage, short attention spans, and little patience for sub-par performance.

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A case study: how to produce a winning app redesign

Mind the Product

A failed redesign is expensive and has a big negative impact on user trust, satisfaction and business metrics. Here’s the story of how product managers at Wallapop turned a scary redesign into one that produced winning results. [.]

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How to Build Your Product Team's Second Brain

Product management is one of the most complex knowledge jobs. Download and see how you can dramatically increase productivity and chances of building the right product for the right audience when you manage work and knowledge at the same place.

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Not Enough Hours in the Day To Slay Your To-Do List

Nir Eyal

Even the most productive person can’t have it all. At least, not all at once. You can search for the best productivity apps to make you more efficient and focused. You can implement productivity hacks and cut distractions.

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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Daniela Ornelas, Vice President Product Management at Wabtec Corporation

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Daniela Ornelas, Vice President of Product Management at Wabtec Corporation. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into product management?

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2023 Product Conference List

Product Talk

We are starting to pull together our list of 2023 product conferences. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of product conferences that are not on the list and you think they should be, please send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. We’ll also keep updating this list as we hear about more events. Are you looking for the 2022 Product Conferences list? Find it here. January . Location. Jan 31. ProductCon London: The Product Management Conference.

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Solving the Innovator’s Dilemma: How successful companies are embracing innovation units

Intercom, Inc.

Few books have chronicled how innovation takes place – and how market leaders fail to seize it – as well as Clayton Christensen ’s seminal book The Innovator’s Dilemma. First published in 1997, the bestseller has influenced several generations of entrepreneurs, startup founders, and tech enthusiasts.

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50 Tests You Should Know for Website Optimization

When it comes to digital customer experience, continuous optimization is the only strategy that truly helps you stay ahead of the game. Download AB Tasty’s guide to web optimization featuring 50 real examples of tests you can use to drive growth.

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How to Gather More Mobile Customer Feedback

Apptentive

Gathering and implementing mobile customer feedback is the best way to truly understand how you can improve your mobile experience, but approaching your feedback strategy can be tougher than it seems. In this post we are talking about all things mobile customer feedback: .

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Challenges of product in enterprise organisations – Daniel Elizalde on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Product innovation can get more challenging with the multiple layers of management you have to deal with in larger organisations. How can product managers channel their inner creative thoughts while collaborating effectively in large organisations?

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Labeling Yourself is Keeping You Down, Do This Instead

Nir Eyal

Recently, after I gave a virtual presentation on my book Indistractable , a listener wrote something in the Zoom chat that drove me bonkers: “This is great but wouldn’t work for me. I’m a Gemini.” Insert face plant.

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The Foundation of Product

svpg

Recently I wrote an article about some product ops anti-patterns, but several people pointed out to me that I had buried the lede in that article, and that the most important part of that article applied far beyond the relatively minor topic of product ops. So in this article, I’d like to focus on this. The post The Foundation of Product appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Teams

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Defeating the Analysis Paralysis of Building vs. Buying

Speaker: Robert Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization at Construx

Product managers need to consider all alternatives when they decide to build their product. This dilemma plagues us all. Many organizations have been able to establish effective outsourcing models, but there are so many options, from contract labor to offshore employees. Which option creates the greatest value for your organization?

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Product Talk Is Growing: Meet New Instructor Ellen Juhlin

Product Talk

Product Talk’s North Star metric is to increase the number of product trios who adopt a continuous cadence to their discovery work. Teresa shared this goal at the beginning of 2022 when describing her plans to scale the impact of Product Talk.

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Reaccelerate: Finding new engines of growth in your business

Intercom, Inc.

At this year’s Web Summit conference in Lisbon, I gave a talk on how businesses should think about weathering these tough economic conditions, and indeed how they can actually find growth during them. You can check out the slides here, or read on for an illustrated transcript of my talk.

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The Top Mobile In-App Feedback Tools of 2022

Apptentive

I’m going to take a wild guess and assume that you already understand the importance of mobile in-app feedback tools. You might already have a Voice of the Customer (VoC) program in place that you’re looking to improve, or perhaps you’re just trying to get started.

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Product vision and strategy – Marty Cagan on The Product Experience – Part 1 of 2

Mind the Product

On this week's podcast episode, we welcomed someone who needs no introduction. Marty Cagan, Founder and Partner of Silicon Valley Product Group , and Author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered” delved into a plethora of topics including strategy, vision, ethics, and ways of working.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

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What Makes a Memorable Product Demo and Why is it Important?

Product Management University

Product demos are one of the most critical components of strong product marketing and sales for SaaS organizations. A great product demo creates an urgency to buy, while a bad product demo sends prospects running.

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412: Five keys to unlock your confidence – with Dr. Joan Rosenberg

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can build authentic confidence. Today we are talking about how to unleash confidence. As product professionals, we need authentic confidence.

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Strategic Product Bugs

The Product Coalition

Your product will always have bugs, and you will always need to chase and fix the important ones. But sometimes, the really important bugs are not showing in the product itself. These are bugs in your product strategy, and if not fixed, it will be very difficult for your product to succeed.

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Improve Your Competitive Analysis with Strategic User Research Techniques

dscout People Nerds

Competitive analysis benefits many stakeholders. Here’s how to manage a competitive analysis end-to-end—with better results

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10 Rules to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Apache Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

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Apptentive SDK 6.0 Now Available for Android and iOS

Apptentive

Built from the ground-up, Apptentive SDK 6.0 includes powerful new out-of-the-box features to make it easier for brands to collect customer feedback within their mobile experiences and take action on the voice of the customer. What’s new in Apptentive SDK 6.0. Closing the customer feedback loop.

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How to break into product management

Mind the Product

In this extensive guide for aspiring product managers, Naimeesha Murthy, Product Leader and Founder of Products by Women covers everything from the common types of product specializations, skills and competencies needed to become and succeed as a product manager and communities and opportunities to tap into to begin your journey. [.]

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What is Product Portfolio Management? PPM Explained

Product Management University

Products are the lifeblood of your organization–without products, there would be no company. Staffing your organization with highly capable product managers is of utmost importance to ensuring the success of each product, but what happens when your portfolio starts to expand?