Sat.Sep 16, 2017 - Fri.Sep 22, 2017

article thumbnail

Take a Recess. Be More Productive.

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Dave Crenshaw Think back to when you were a kid in about third grade. You’ve been in the classroom the better part of the day and a draining feeling would start to occur.

278
278
article thumbnail

Choosing the Right Planning Horizon for Your Product

Roman Pichler

Planning Horizons and Planning Model. “Bring me that horizon,” says Jack Sparrow at the end of the movie The Curse of the Black Pearl while steering his pirate ship into the open waters. While Jack may seek freedom rather than the line that separates earth from sky, he could easily determine how far it is—there is only one physical horizon on our planet, and the distance can be calculated using a standard formula.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

System Thinking for Product Managers by Johanna Kollmann

Mind the Product

In one of the keynotes of this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg, Johanna Kollmann reviews established system thinking concepts and applies them to the world of today’s product management. Johanna explains that everything around us is a system: Our development teams are a system and our products become one as soon as users interact with them… and systems can be mapped and modelled in incredibly powerful ways.

article thumbnail

Alpha Product Management Survey Results

280 Group

If you haven’t read it already, the Product Management Survey results from Alpha are well worth the read. You can download a copy of the Product Management Survey here. It has some great insights about the state of Product Management so that you can compare yourself or your team to others. Here are a few key facts we found useful: 49% of Product Managers had graduate degrees.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Re-Routing Your Growth Strategy: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There!

Product Management University

Most B2B organizations get started the same way. They identify a niche problem and develop a solution. Then they do it again, and again. This formula might work for years. But eventually products commoditize, markets shift and the law of diminishing returns kicks in. The ideal time to re-route your growth strategy is before your growth starts to taper off.

Strategy 113

More Trending

article thumbnail

How we Saved our Funnel Drop-offs After They Happened

Mind the Product

One of the biggest problems for e-commerce, demonstrated by about 74% of users worldwide, is cart abandonment. It means three out of every four shoppers in your online store walk away AFTER they’ve put their items in the cart. If you’ve ever tried to deal with cart abandonment, you might find our story interesting — we brought back 11% of our checkout drop-offs to successfully complete their purchases.

article thumbnail

iPhone 8 on iOS 11 is Out – Are You Testing on it Today? You Can….

Amir Rozenberg

Perfecto is excited to announce the availability of iPhone 8, 8+, running iOS 11 GA, as of today, Sep 22nd, 2017, 8AM EST. iPhone 8 and iOS 11 pack a number of new features and changes that require intensive testing for all applications, web and mobile. The majority of Perfecto customers were able to preorder these devices in advance and start testing already this morning.

article thumbnail

The Next Big Leap for B2B Product Management: From Market Problems to Customer Goals

Product Management University

The next big leap for the B2B product management profession will be a complete shift away from “market problems” to a focus on “customer goals.” This will be the turning point that finally takes B2B product management to the level of influence and leadership it has always aspired to in the organization. Why? Here are the three biggest reasons. 1. Customer Value is All But Guaranteed.

B2B 100
article thumbnail

Working Remotely in Product Management

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Rishi Kumar, lead a conversation around “Working Remotely”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. Signup to be a Mentor Today! View the live stream…. About The Product Mentor. The Product Mentor is a program designed to pair Product Mentors and Mentees from around the World, across all industries, from start-up to enterprise, guided by the fundamental goals… Better Decisions.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

25 must-read product management articles

Roadmunk

Throughout my career as both a product manager and startup founder, there’s been one severely underrated skill I credit for much of my success—and that’s reading. (Trust me, when I say I’m an avid reader. Just take a look at my Goodread list !). I’m constantly consuming articles on product management, product culture, startups and entrepreneurship to bolster my career as a product person and leader.

Article 81
article thumbnail

4 new features for diagramming

Miro

According to the agile process made famous by Spotify: Think it – Build it – Ship it – Tweak it — before programmers turn a hand to coding, every solution is better to diagram and think out visually. And the quicker you do it, the faster you can start iterations and achieve the first results. […]. The post 4 new features for diagramming appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

Agile 60
article thumbnail

The Next Big Leap for B2B Product Management: From Market Problems to Customer Goals

Product Management University

The next big leap for the B2B product management profession will be a complete shift away from “market problems” to a focus on “customer goals.” This will be the turning point that finally takes B2B product management to the level of influence and leadership it has always aspired to in the organization. Why? Here are the three biggest reasons. 1. Customer Value is All But Guaranteed.

B2B 100
article thumbnail

WaitWhat a career in product managment

The Product Guy

If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. Check out this week’s newest, below….

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

8 Critical Recruitment Methods

Hutwork

Recruiting skilled candidates is a competitive proposition in today’s job market. Consequently, having the right recruitment methods and adding in a little creativity will help your company stand out and find the best candidates for open positions. First and foremost, determine where you’re most likely to find your ideal candidate. Are you looking for recent college graduates or someone with several years of experience?

article thumbnail

TEI 142: Platforms and innovation for product managers – with Larry Keeley

Product Innovation Educators

Savvy product managers use platforms. This episode focuses on platforms — a topic I haven’t discussed yet on this podcast. An effective platform strategy is important for growing organizations as well as those that are starting. There are different perspectives on platforms and this interview primarily explores digital platforms. My guest is Larry Keeley, a strategist who has worked for over three decades to develop effective innovation methods, based in science and analytics.

article thumbnail

Product Management – Three Tactics for Exerting Stronger Influence & Leadership

Product Management University

What are some things product management can do to exert more influence and demonstrate stronger leadership? Most product management professionals readily admit they spend too much time in the weeds on tasks that, at the end of the day, don’t contribute much to the overall mission of the organization. Here are three things product management professionals can do to be more effective doing what they’re paid to do – managing the organization’s primary source of revenue — it

article thumbnail

What Should Product Managers Do When Their Main Product Fails?

The Accidental Product Manager

Theranos is in bad shape, but they have introduced a new product Image Credit: Wikipedia. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve probably heard about a company called Theranos. They are a Silicon Valley startup that attracted a lot of attention. They claimed that they had invented a product that with just a minute amount of blood from an individual could run a large number of health tests.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

iPhone 8 on iOS 11 is Out – Are You Testing on it Today? You Can….

Amir Rozenberg

Perfecto is excited to announce the availability of iPhone 8, 8+, running iOS 11 GA, as of today, Sep 22nd, 2017, 8AM EST. iPhone 8 and iOS 11 pack a number of new features and changes that require intensive testing for all applications, web and mobile. The majority of Perfecto customers were able to preorder these devices in advance and start testing already this morning.

article thumbnail

Don’t blow your product manager interview–and other innovation insights for product managers Sept 22, 2017

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Top 4 missteps during a product manager interview – aka, how not to get the job. (1) Brainstorming small, (2) not asking questions, (3) trying to get the correct answer, and (4) ignoring tradeoffs. Read about each at [link].

article thumbnail

Five Steps to Solutions-Driven Product Management

Product Management University

Here’s what makes solutions-driven product management such a challenge. The vast majority of product companies are a mishmash of products brought together through mergers and/or acquisitions. Each one throws another silo into the fire that further fragments strategies, product plans, R&D, marketing and sales. The $64,000 question is, “how do you transform multiple disparate products into business solutions to achieve a whole that’s more valuable than the sum of the parts?

article thumbnail

Lots of Good Stuff for Product Managers – Bringing the Donuts 09/21/2017

Ken Norton

When I started this newsletter I aimed to maintain a few-times-monthly pace, and I did quite well through the first year and a half. Alas, vacations, work, millennial thinkpieces, and the horror of national and global catastrophes took their toll and I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus. I.

article thumbnail

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!

article thumbnail

Design sprint day one rocked, but I am already exhausted

Product Warrior

One day into the design sprint and as the facilitator I am exhausted. Facilitating day one of the design sprint demanded a lot of energy, but like other things that require high effort it was great fun! I made a few mistakes, the most annoying being a rookie error - my watch battery ran out in the morning (note to self charge fitbit)! The team, made up from cross function and cross business unit at Tes arrived on time, the introductions and plan for the week eased everyone into the morning.

Books 49
article thumbnail

Community/camaraderie for a slash generation

dscout People Nerds

Allie Mahler and Scott Weiss invite teens to the table.

81
article thumbnail

3 Ways Education Services Can Advance the Customer Journey

TSIA

Journeys come in all shapes and sizes. Some are short and easy, like a quick weekend getaway, while others are long and arduous, like a multi-week trip to parts unknown. The longer and more complex the journey, the more a plan or a roadmap, literally and figuratively, is needed to ensure success. Any journey starts with some basic questions: Where do I want to go?

article thumbnail

Lots of Good Stuff for Product Managers – Bring the Donuts 09/21/2017

Ken Norton

Note-taking techniques, Women in Product and more -. When I started this newsletter I aimed to maintain a few-times-monthly pace, and I did quite well through the first year and a half. Alas, vacations, work, millennial thinkpieces, and the horror of national and global catastrophes took their toll and I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus. I.

article thumbnail

A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr