September, 2020

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The Five Product Movements Model (5PMM)

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Over the past decade, I have worked extensively with many B2B enterprise software companies. My role has principally focused on the individual and collective performance of the product management and the development management functions. This has included the assessment, formation, development, and re-engineering of the product management function.

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A Practical Guide for Agile Teams (2020)

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

This is my complete guide to Product Discovery in 2020.

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Product Manager’s Secret 2020 Weapon: Remote Workshops

Mind the Product

As product managers we are, at our core, facilitators. It is ultimately up to us to get all interested parties to align and collaborate on building the right thing for our business and making sure we understand our users so it’s the right thing for the market. As such, we spend a lot of our [.]. Read More. The post Product Manager’s Secret 2020 Weapon: Remote Workshops appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Diversity and Inclusion: Are You Sabotaging Your Product Success?

280 Group

“Diversity and Inclusion” are some of the hottest topics in the Tech industry. Unfortunately, there is not much discussion surrounding the even more severe lack of diversity in the product management function, particularly in the representation of Black Product Managers. The lack of Black Product Managers is not just a pipeline issue. It is due to the discriminatory gatekeeping in the interview process and the lack of career advancement for Black PMs who do get through the door.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Post-Pandemic Mobile App Improvement Strategies by Industry | Travel & Hospitality, Retail & Shopping, Food & Drink

Alchemer Mobile

We won’t waste your time by belaboring the point that COVID-19 has dramatically impacted almost every industry in the world. We’ve been in this global crisis for long enough that most enterprises have gained enough of an understanding of what’s going on so they can stop treading water and start swimming toward the future. According to a report by Statista , this is how various industries have been impacted by the pandemic.

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Who is more customer-centric: B2C product managers or B2B product managers?

Product Management Unpacked

A recent report by Pendo.io finds interesting differences between how B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) product managers approach product management, especially as it relates to customer research. Understanding, championing and prioritizing customer needs and wants is critical to a product manager’s role. Traditionally, B2C companies have been perceived as more adept at putting their customers first, and as a result, are often seen as more customer-centric.

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The 5 P’s of Product Management

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

It takes an insane amount of hard work and effort to become a Great Product Manager (I’m very much still on the journey myself). And once you get there, it takes more consistent work to stay at the top of your game.

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Embracing the Art of Prioritisation by Emily Tate

Mind the Product

Prioritising a backlog is a technically simple task, so why is it so hard? In this ProductTank London talk Emily Tate – Chief of Staff at MindTheProduct, helps us embrace the art of prioritisation. Watch the video to see her talk in full, or read on for an overview of her key points. Focus When working [.]. Read More. The post Embracing the Art of Prioritisation by Emily Tate appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Inspiring Strong Product Leaders: A Conversation with Petra Wille

Product Talk

I first met Petra Wille, a fellow product coach, at Mind the Product and was immediately impressed with her work. While I tend to focus on helping teams, Petra’s work centers around helping product leaders—the people who manage product managers. The people in these roles don’t always come from a product background, so they may need guidance to understand the essentials of product management and what best practices look like in the real world.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Best Practices for Healthcare Mobile App Development and Telemedicine Apps

Alchemer Mobile

Healthcare is personal and often very emotional. We all know and understand this. However, when it comes to our technology reflecting this fact, many providers and organizations haven’t quite caught up. Telehealth and healthcare mobile apps can feel cold, robotic, and impersonal. This experience doesn’t reflect the care and thoughtfulness of individual providers and healthcare professionals.

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The appliance of science: Mark Roberge’s formula for scaling

Intercom, Inc.

What kind of information drives that decision: is it subjective and qualitative, or objective and quantifiable? It’s the classic conflict: left brain versus right brain; art versus science. Mark Roberge knows which he prefers. As an engineer by training, in pressure situations he tends to “lean to the quant.” It’s an approach that’s served him well along the road to building the HubSpot sales team, where he was CRO for nine years.

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Product Management Skills: Influence Without Authority

The Product Coalition

Anyone familiar with Product Management will recognize the immortal phrase ‘influence without authority.’ As a Product Manager, you’re a team player who guides product development along its chartered course, but you have to do that without being the literal captain of the ship. You somehow have to bring together a rowdy bunch of tech professionals (data scientists, UX and UI designers , software engineers, etc) and make a valuable and functional product happen.

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A flight-tested framework for effective goal

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

One of the most impactful things a product leader can do to help their team succeed is to point everyone in the same direction—to channel all of the team’s energy, focus, and resources towards an aligned outcome.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Beware the Tyranny of Customer Feedback

Mind the Product

The customer is always right – right? This adage – one that many of us grew up with – is a guiding principle of product development. If we can just listen to the customer – if we just give them what we want, our path to product success can’t be too far off. Isn’t that [.]. Read More. The post Beware the Tyranny of Customer Feedback appeared first on Mind the Product.

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6 Small Steps for Handling the Emotional Ups and Downs at Work

First Round Review

Tips you can use every day from seasoned startup veterans and psychology experts on how to manage your emotions at work — especially when you feel outside of your comfort zone.

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I’ve abandoned “MVP”

Mironov Consulting

After years of struggle, I’m advising all of my clients and product leader coachees to stop using the term “MVP”. Not to stop doing validation, discovery, prototyping or experiments they may associate that that acronym, but to remove the label from all of their docs and presentations and talks. To delete the letters MVP from roadmaps and product charters.

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Built for You: How customer feedback informs what we ship

Intercom, Inc.

At Intercom we believe great things can happen when you have a conversation. Which is why customer feedback is a big deal to all of our teams – it’s really integral to what we do and how we build. So If you’ve ever asked yourself – how does my feedback add up to the features and updates that we build? Then this podcast has the answers.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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How To Lead a Tech Discovery With No Tech Background

The Product Coalition

Working with developers can be intimidating. But follow this five step process and you’ll be fine. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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Build the B2B Product Manager Organization

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Congratulations! You’ve been promoted! On your first day as a new B2B exec, your company’s Director of Public Relations wants to chat. Something about a press release. She says you’ll want to address stockholder concerns. To provide hope despite the weak economy and sluggish sales. To give a reason to believe. A reason to have faith in future profits.

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How The Growing Importance of Customer Retention is Changing Product Management

Mind the Product

The SaaS industry is undergoing a quiet revolution. Competition is increasing, products are becoming less differentiated, customers are becoming less loyal, and the cost of acquiring new customers is rising year after year. It’s within this landscape that retaining existing users has become just as important as acquiring new ones. This article focuses on the [.].

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Use This Startup's Playbook for Running Impactful Virtual Offsites

First Round Review

Many team retreats have the tendency to leave participants feeling exhausted, sick of slide deck presentations and itching to get back to the emails that have been piling up in their absence—and virtual offsites add marathon Zoom sessions and interruptions at home to the mix. Here, the Sitka team shares how they planned an intentional, engaging virtual offsite, delving into the framework, agenda and tactics they used to pull it off.

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!

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Why empathy is a user experience designer's best weapon

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Empathy is a powerful word and even a more powerful feeling. It is also a word that is becoming more and more popular in the vocabulary of product and user experience designers. But, why? Before we get into why empathy is such an important concept when designing a product, it's vital to make it clear that this is only true when your focus is on what users need, instead of pushing products to the market.

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Getting conversational: HubSpot’s CEO on a new species of disruptor

Intercom, Inc.

Strong customer relationships are more important than ever for business success, but the old ways of communicating and building relationships with customers are broken. Old communication tools, like email and forms, simply don’t match the ways modern customers want to talk, connect, and receive help. Today, businesses need a modern way to deliver fast, personal, and real-time communication to their customers.

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What to Expect From An Agile Coach, And How To Spot An Impostor.

The Product Coalition

Powerful questions are at the heart of traditional business coaching. But being an Agile Coach requires you to have a multitude of other… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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Product Goals: Using Objectives and Key Results

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

This is my complete guide to Product Goals in 2020.

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IDC Analyst Report: The Open Source Blind Spot Putting Businesses at Risk

In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said they were already using open source in software development with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Most organizations are unaware of just how much open-source code is used and underestimate their dependency on it. As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.