January, 2021

Is it Time to Invest in Redesigning my Digital Product?

Mind the Product

Is it time to invest in redesigning my digital product? It is a question that many product leaders need to answer. This is an article to help you make the decisions by giving you contextual information and concrete examples.

12 Ways to Reduce Customer Churn

Mind the Product

Marketing brought you leads, your funnel converted them to customers. So why are they leaving? Over the past 5 years, I’ve worked on ways to reduce customer churn in several high profile SaaS companies.

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Stop Assigning Tasks to People

The Product Coalition

Learn how to succeed as a technology leader after 2020 Continue reading on Product Coalition ». strategy leadership agile business product-management

5 Tips for Saying No to Stakeholders

Roman Pichler

Imagine that you are talking to John, a senior salesperson who’s been involved with the product for a while. John mentions the upcoming product release and says, “You really must add the enhanced reporting feature.

PROJECT TO PRODUCT: Building the Right Thing in the Right Way

Old and out-of-date project management principles are still very much in place in countless organizations. However, organizations are finding the solution to their problems, and the solution is Product Agility. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Product Manager Salary [2021 Data]

280 Group

This article details general Product Manager salary data based on salary information reported by Salary.com and Hired.com in January 2021. Status of the Job 2021: Product Manager. Interest in product management roles has soared in the past five years.

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Ashley Stahl: Former National Security Expert Helps Us Get Unstuck

Nir Eyal

The post Ashley Stahl: Former National Security Expert Helps Us Get Unstuck appeared first on Nir and Far. Prioritization

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The Power of Mentoring – DeVaris Brown on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Some of the most successful people we know credit their mentors for making the difference in their careers.

A Look at the Year Ahead: The Product Talk Roadmap (With a Book Update)

Product Talk

Happy New Year! I am excited to kick off 2021. For the past couple of years, I’ve used my January blog post to give an update on my plans for the year ahead and this year will be no different. You can find previous years’ posts here: 2019 and 2020.

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The Easiest Transition Into Product Management: 5 Factors

Proficientz

What role makes for the easiest transition into product management? The easiest transition into product management is from the pre-sales role. You’re already doing 80% of the job. It just happens to be around existing products and features instead of new ones.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

6 Products that Successfully Sailed the Storm of 2020

280 Group

Sink or Swim. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating storm for many, as the American economy suffered some big blows (especially for small businesses). Those in the restaurant biz, retail, fitness, and etc. were forced to make major pivots to survive.

How to Prioritize Features and Projects: Here’s the Ultimate List of Prioritization Frameworks

The Product Coalition

With 70+ methods listed, this is the most complete list of prioritization frameworks on the internet with tons of linked resources. This… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». prioritization business startup product-management project-management

David Burkus: The One Thing Remote Leaders Need to Know

Nir Eyal

The post David Burkus: The One Thing Remote Leaders Need to Know appeared first on Nir and Far. Productivity

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The Product Decision Stack – Martin Eriksson

Mind the Product

Martin Eriksson – veteran product leader, and Mind the Product co-founder – presented his “Decision Stack” to ProductTank Lagos. It’s a way of connecting vision to action.

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Believe the Hype? Not All Tech Trends Live Up to Their Reputation

Not all tech trends are created equal. Rightpoint, a global experience company, has assembled a list of technologies that simply can’t live up to the hype, some that do and others that are undervalued. This information can help you prioritize investments, reduce spending on overhyped features, and improve your customer experiences.

Crossing the Chasm: How to Effectively Drive Innovation with Geoffrey Moore

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

How do you drive innovation? Welcome to this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast.

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How Product Can (and Can’t) Speed Up Development

Mironov Consulting

Half of the calls I get from CEOs include requests for Product Management to boost productivity in Engineering (aka Development aka Makers). To ship more stuff, faster. To hit more roadmap dates. To reduce some fictitious cost-per-feature financial goal. To get more for less.

Systems Thinking, Part 1: Building Product Resilience to Bypass Disaster

280 Group

In this 3-part series, we will look at how to apply elements of systems thinking to the problems of resilience, sustainability, and leadership in Product Management. When the pandemic hit, many business owners were faced with huge challenges they had no way of predicting.

A Guide to Google’s Recommended Architecture for Android Apps

The Product Coalition

Originally published at Scalable Path by Abdurahman Adilovic on January, 11th 2021. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». development android-app-development architecture android

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

How to Finally Find the Motivation You’ve Been Missing

Nir Eyal

The post How to Finally Find the Motivation You’ve Been Missing appeared first on Nir and Far. Motivation

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Practical Design Thinking Pt.1: What is it? And why Should I Care?

Mind the Product

If you’re a product manager or working on a product team, you’ve probably heard of Design Thinking. But have you used it? Do you know what it is, apart from a buzzword everybody likes to use? And, more to the point, how can you start to use it to build better products? Product managers are, [.].

Low Tech Way to Visualize Your Percentile Confidence for Forecasts

Johanna Rothman

Michael Mahlberg taught me something cool last week. We're writing an article together. Part of the article is about forecasts. I was ranting and raving about how to help people see their confidence levels. He pointed me to this slideshare: Lightweight Kanban Metrics (in German).

Feedly is hiring a VP Marketing

Roy Madden

We are looking for a VP Marketing with a proven track record of driving growth in an early stage B2B SaaS environment. You will be responsible for developing and executing the Feedly marketing strategy.

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

How To Improve Designer-Developer Collaboration as an External UX Team

StudioTeam

At UX Studio , while we develop our products, uxfol.io and copyfol.io , we are mainly focused on agency work, meaning that we cooperate with several clients as external teams.

How To Find Product Market Fit

The Product Coalition

Image credit: Canva The term “Product-Market Fit” can be baffling for a lot of new Product Managers. The phrase sounds great in theory, but in reality, finding product-market fit raises more questions than it answers: What is Product-Market fit? How do I know when I have Product-Market fit?

TEI 316: Tools CPOs use – with Anup Yanamandra

Product Innovation Educators

Insights on roadmaps, metrics, OKRs, and more for product managers. It is a new year and this podcast is getting a new name. In a few weeks, the name will change to Product Masters Now.

Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Marty Cagan, author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered”, explains the important role of product leadership in any great product company–and why it’s so hard to get right.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.