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Feature-less Roadmap: The Balance Between Delivering Concrete Features vs. Planning with High-level Themes

Amplitude

Technical Product Leadership from Head to Toe

The Product Coalition

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Is Customer Feedback Really Making It to Your Product Roadmap?

Gainsight

As a customer success professional, you talk to your customers every day and gather a ton of feedback straight from the frontlines. This is real-time, super-rich data. It comes directly from the people who use your product—it’s gold! But … what happens to it?

How To Apply Design Thinking To Product Management

ProductCraft

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

How to Spot a Partial Product Manager

Mind the Product

What’s a partial product manager? We’ve all met one, and many of us have been one – a partial product manager is someone who holds the product manager title, but isn’t doing the full job.

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SaaS Product Roadmaps: Achieving Your Product Vision

bpma ProductHub

by Paul Ressler – Everything is progressing well with your SaaS product; you have your product vision and you have product market fit. What are the next steps to achieve success for your SaaS product? One important next step is a product roadmap.

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7 Best Practices for Closing the Customer Feedback Loop

UserVoice

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How to use the 5 Whys to Manage Stakeholders

Mind the Product

A few years ago, I worked with a client in a very hierarchical organization. Position and title were very important at the organization, and everything was done in strict accordance with operating procedures.

TEI 244: 44 ways product managers can test ideas – with David Bland

Product Innovation Educators

Know how to test a product by measuring risk through desirability, viability, and feasibility. I’m someone who enjoys learning from books. I often find great tips I can apply from a good book, and that is just what I have for you.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

3 Steps to Creating an Attractive Value Proposition

UX Studio

The value proposition of a product provides one of the most important meeting points for user experience design and marketing. Although it deals mainly not with serving the customer but selling, it involves matching their needs with your product.

Why aren’t customer analytics companies letting you connect to your data?

Indicative

Data Storage Has Changed. The data landscape has transformed dramatically over the past few years and major players in the analytics space are failing to keep up.

The Next era of Technology by Marie Louise Gørvild

Mind the Product

Every year, for MTP Engage Hamburg, we invite speakers from outside the mainstream product scene and ask them to contribute an additional perspective to stimulate discussion among our audience.

Symptom Checker: Common Product Development Challenges

ProductCraft

Over my years in this industry, I’ve guided a wide variety of teams to software success. And along that journey, I have found that many product teams struggle with the same issues. How do you know if your team is suffering from a particular product development problem?

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

10 Weekly Habits of Product Managers That Make a Big Difference

The Product Coalition

Everyday, product managers all over the world open their laptops and prepare to take on the challenges of product development with their teams. There will be setbacks, there will be leaps ahead, and there will be moments of flowing innovation.

What Decision Will You Make Based on This Data?

Johanna Rothman

Does your team have to keep two sets of “books”? You have an agile roadmap to see where you're headed. You have a smallish backlog of the near/upcoming work. You're delivering on a frequent basis.

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Don’t Worry About Being Cool with Petra Wille [Rebroadcast]

Mind the Product

We’re taking a short break from releasing new episodes for the month of August. We’ll be back with new interviews in September. But don’t despair! We’ve asked a few friends to pick some of their favorite episodes to re-broadcast in the meantime.

5 Ways to Test and Improve Website Customer Experience

Usersnap

Developing your website and a building the customer experience can be a lot of trouble, especially at early stages. You roll out the product, but the engagement rates are far lower than you expected. The worst thing is you don’t know why.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Doing the heavy lifting together

The Product Coalition

How product teams can work together to maximize impact “Driving is easy if you are the only one the road“ … my driving instructor had many wise words to share. This one stuck with me as it is applies to so much more than driving a car.

Grounding Your Product Roadmap With Themes and a North Star

ProductPlan

We are excited to welcome guest writer John Cutler to the ProductPlan blog. John is a product coach with Amplitude, where he collaborates with internal teams, customers, prospects, and the broader product public.

You Don’t Own the Voice of the Customer by Tricia Wang

Mind the Product

Can putting a product into the world really be harder than launching a spacecraft? In her keynote at #mtpcon San Francisco, Tricia Wang, Co-founder of Sudden Compass, says it can. While launching a spacecraft seems more complex, it all boils down to math, and there is scant unpredictability in the calculations. But you have to deal with a lot of external complexities that are completely out of your control when you ship a product, so the end result is highly unpredictable.

Save 35% Communication Time on Client Approval with Guestlist from Usersnap

Usersnap

Your clients look to you and your agency for functional, appealing websites. As the creative pro committed to customer satisfaction, you and your company must balance that goal while maintaining an efficient communication flow that allows you and your team to do your best work.

The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

Alignment through OKR’s and Hypotheses

The Product Coalition

Credit Henrik Kniberg & Crisp When you start to scale and have multiple products and/or teams, alignment becomes paramount. The general trap is to try and control things to stop misalignment form every happening by adding many layers of bureaucracy?—?or or as I like to call “forced-alignment”.

Transition from Marketing to Product Management? Read this

NextBigWhat

How do I transition to product management? How do I make that switch? Well, marketers have a great advantage and (a little) disadvantage when it comes to making the switch from marketing to product management.

6 Software Piracy Myths

Revulytics

As long as there has been software, there has been software misuse: both pirated use (companies using pirated versions of software with cracked licenses) and overuse (legitimate customers exceeding the legal use defined in a license agreement).

Everything we’ve learned about scaling sales

Inside Intercom

? ?. In this week’s episode we’ve dug down into the podcast vaults to bring you some of the best insights shared by our guests about scaling sales. It’s no surprise that one of the key levers for growth as you go from startup to scale-up is your sales team.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

7 Examples of Great Personalization Strategies From Retail Brands

AB Tasty

We looked at 7 creative examples of one-to-one personalization to understand how these campaigns work and why they're successful. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as 7 Examples of Great Personalization Strategies From Retail Brands. Personalization

AMA Notes: The more customers you speak with and the more different types of customers you speak with, the more ahead of the curve you will be in your industry.

NextBigWhat

NextBigWhat’s Wednesday AMAs bring a lot of clarity and perspective to founders / product and growth leaders. The last AMA had Arpit Rai, VP of Products WebEngage share his lessons building and scaling WebEngage and Browserstack. The NextBigWhat AMA is supported by the awesome team @GOJEK.

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User Experience Research and Usability Testing: When and How to Test Your Product

UserInterviews

Whether you’ve run a study before or are a complete beginner, this post is a great refresher on UX research supplemented by advice from our own learnings over the years