February, 2014

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Becoming a Product Leader with Win/Loss Analysis

Product Beautiful

Nearly every product manager I speak to desires to be a leader in his or her organization. Everyone knows that as a member of the Product Team, you must exercise soft skills like influence to nudge your product towards success. However, to few know how to gain the confidence to become the leader that they want to be. The first step toward becoming a great product leader is to have the best quality and quantity of information, so that you can attack any problem with data, not opinions.

Seminar 61
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How to Win with Superior Decisions

Product Culture

Have you ever worked at a company where the CEO or some other executive changes the priorities every week? Where no one can get anything done because they are constantly switching gears? Or maybe you’ve been stuck on a project that seems like it will never end because there are always “just a few more things” needed for it to really take off.

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Book Excerpt: Profitable Technology Services Pricing

TSIA

At some point in the distant past, a manager inside a software company made an absolutely brilliant decision. The name of the individual is lost to history, but the brilliance cannot be denied. It was simple really, and necessary. When we install our software onto the company’s hardware, he reasoned, the software will work perfectly. From there, it’s all downhill.

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Study in UK? This is the starting point

SidsAvenue

Its no rocket science to fathom the connotation of Knowledge in Human evolution. Knowledge is a one of the key attributes of being human. The importance of knowledge for Human race has been well recognized centuries ago and the following 2 quotes are symbolic of it. A quote from Greek great Plato is " Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge" Another quote by Alan Moore of V for Vendetta fame goes saying "Knowledge, like air, is vital to life.

Travel 40
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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 State of Managed Services: 2014

TSIA

The world of tech is changing. Consumers of enterprise technology have voted with their wallets. They are concerned with the lack of return on investment for their infrastructure technology expenditures. They are frustrated with the ever-increasing complexity of their IT solutions driven by the rise in software centricity and network dependency.

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2014 BPMA Gala Online Discussion

Product Culture

Some of you may know that I've taken on a role as Vice President and Chief Evangelist for the Boston Product Management Association. The BPMA is the second-largest professional association for product managers and product marketers, after the SVPMA, and I am honored to be involved. My job is chiefly to acquaint you, product people, with the benefits of joining the association and becoming involved as a volunteer.