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5 Product Positioning Mistakes to Absolutely Avoid

Mind the Product

A product marketer acquaintance of mine – Mukul – recently asked for some advice on his product positioning. The very first thing I did was ask him about his process – what work had gone into his positioning decisions. Mukul explained how he’d consumed all the information he humanly could about the space – from blog [.]. Read More.

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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome in the Product World

The Product Coalition

We’re here to teach you important skills and methodologies for Product Management, and having good mental health is as important an asset to any PM as data skills and tech knowhow. If you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of your teams. Numerous studies have shown burnout to be a very real and impactful threat to employee health. A huge cause of burnout, alongside an impossible workload, is impostor syndrome.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Product Managers

ProductCraft

PMs, take a deep breath: We made it to the end of 2020. This year was likely full of changing priorities, sudden roadmap pivots, new personas and use cases, and—let’s be honest—some straight up chaos. While these things aren’t just going to go away come January, a new year is always a good time to. Read more » The post New Year’s Resolutions for Product Managers appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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The Most Popular Product Management and Mobile Marketing Content of 2020

Alchemer Mobile

Despite the wild ride that 2020 was for all of us, our team here at Apptentive continued to produce high-quality content for product managers, mobile marketers, and C-suite executives interested in digital transformation. As someone who has written a lot of this content, I certainly have a bias when I say it’s all amazing and valuable. However, I’ll let our data speak for itself.

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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Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business.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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The Best-Loved Product Management Content of 2020

Mind the Product

2020, what a year – I’m sure you’re all sick of talking about it. But, before we turn the corner into 2021, let’s take a look back on something pretty positive—some of the best product management content of the year. From the guest posts created by you and content created by us with the help [.]. Read More. The post The Best-Loved Product Management Content of 2020 appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Product Management in 2021: Skills That Will Matter

NextBigWhat

“Get out of the building” – this quote by Steve Blank has inspired many founders and product leaders to go out and test their product in the real world. But then, Covid happened and everything we knew or believed in about building great businesses went through its own transformation. 2021 is going to be a crucial year for makers. Two tailwinds of significance: Economy, hopefully, will be bouncing back.

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ProductCraft’s Must-Read Articles of 2020

ProductCraft

Well, it certainly has been a year, product people. We all started out starry-eyed with big plans for our products and organizations in 2020. Instead, we found ourselves steering our orgs from our home offices (and kitchen counters and living room couches). Some of us had to make major decisions about the direction and future. Read more » The post ProductCraft’s Must-Read Articles of 2020 appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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The Invisible Leader: Facilitation Secrets – Elena Astilleros on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

Mind the Product

One of the things we’ve learned in 2020 is just how important it is to have great facilitation skills as product people. That’s why we’re revisiting our chat with Elena Astilleros from earlier in the year – she’s the author of Invisible Leader: Facilitation secrets for catalyzing change, cultivating, innovation, and commanding results, a topic [.].

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How To Partner With Technology Suppliers

The Product Coalition

Having worked on a number of large technology programmes involving the selection and management of strategic suppliers, I wanted to share my perspectives from the ‘buy side’ on how to build effective partnerships. A partnership is a long term relationship that creates material value for both parties. They typically have large contract sizes, relate to business critical capabilities and require exec level sponsorship.

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Addressing Top Enterprise Challenges in Generative AI with DataRobot

The buzz around generative AI shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future. Enterprise interest in the technology is high, and the market is expected to gain momentum as organizations move from prototypes to actual project deployments. Ultimately, the market will demand an extensive ecosystem, and tools will need to streamline data and model utilization and management across multiple environments.

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Writing Product Requirements

The Product Guy

Start your requirements with the goal, the outcome, figure out how you will measure it and how you know you will be successful. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Benny Reich.

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Research Amid Sudden Change: Working on Google Classroom During COVID with Amanda Rosenburg of Google.

UserInterviews

What do you do when user needs change overnight? Amanda Rosenburg, UXR Team Lead for Google Classroom shares how she and her team kept researching through the COVID pandemic.

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The Anatomy of a Pivot by Asha Haji

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Asha Haji, Co-Founder and COO and Founders Academy shares her recent experience of a pivot. She talks about what drives a pivot, how to decide what to pivot to, and how to manage your pivot once it’s started. Watch the video to see the talk in full. Or read on [.]. Read More. The post The Anatomy of a Pivot by Asha Haji appeared first on Mind the Product.

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The Forgotten Truth About The Moonshot Goal

The Product Coalition

A Moonshot goal permeates the desire for growth in the tech industry. An audacious corporate goal that is supposed to inspire 10× thinking and bring in breakthrough outcomes. The inspiration for corporate moonshots comes from President Kennedy’s plan to land a man on the Moon. However, these corporate moonshots are often amiss. Let’s revisit the history to find out why.

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How to Deliver a Modern Data Experience Your Customers Will Love

In embedded analytics, keeping up with the pace of innovation is challenging. Download Qrvey's guide to ensure your analytics keep pace so you can solve your user's biggest challenges, delight them, and set your product apart from the competition. The guide outlines how to use embedded analytics to: Increase user satisfaction Go to market faster Create additional opportunities to monetize your product It also shares what to look for to ensure your embedded analytics are keeping up with the lates

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TEI 315: Product Design and Development Tools – with Carlos Rodriguez

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can take an idea to a market-ready product. This is fourth in the series on a product management body of knowledge I’m doing every-other-week. We are exploring the Product Development and Management Association’s (PDMA) guide to the body of knowledge for product managers and innovators. If you are unfamiliar with PDMA, they are the longest running volunteer-led professional association for product managers, existing since 1976.

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Centercode Stories: How Did You Change for the Better in 2020?

Centercode

This is the time of year where many of us are looking back on the last twelve months and reflecting on what we’d like to do better. But it’s also a time when we can be grateful for the things that are already good — especially in a year marked by so much loss, change, and uncertainty. When times get tough, it tends to shine a spotlight on two big areas of your life: your support system (i.e., the people around you) and your ability to roll with the punches and get things done.

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Building Products Asynchronously With a Distributed Team by Job van der Voort

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Job van der Voort, CEO of Remote and ex VP Product, GitLab, discusses how best to build products asynchronously with a distributed team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Culture of the Written Word Job challenged how we can build successful products when working [.]. Read More. The post Building Products Asynchronously With a Distributed Team by Job van der Voort appeared first on Mind the Product.

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NDAs and Informed Consent for User Research: When, Why, and How to Collect Participant Signatures

UserInterviews

Getting the required legal documents signed can be a real pain. Here are the tools, templates, and tips to make NDAs and informed consent forms easier.

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The Key to Agile Team Motivation

Speaker: Robert Webber, Author and Innovation Leader

Agile was a grassroots engineering movement that caught most software leaders unprepared. The Agile community was confident that management would recognize the benefits of Agile and adopt its servant-leadership style. Unfortunately, management in larger organizations maintained the directing and controlling management style that had been reinforced throughout their careers, violating the Agile tenet of trusted, self-motivated Agile teams.

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Product-Led Growth

Product Bookshelf

Product-led companies use their product to facilitate demand generation, qualification, sales, onboarding, activation, and engagement. By contrast, sales-led companies rely on people to undertake these activities. The ability to “try before you buy” is a key difference in these two approaches. Product-Led Growth: How to build a product that sells itself by Wes Bush.

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Best Practices for Diary Studies: 5 Tips for Motivating Participants & Preventing Drop-Outs

Generation Focus

Diary studies is a research method which collects qualitative data by having participants record entries about the experience being studied in a log, journal, or diary. Entries can consist of text, video, audio, and/or images. Diary studies can be an excellent method to gather information over time. This method can provide valuable understandings and contextual insights about long-term user experiences, behaviors, and preferences.

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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is Still Relevant

eG Innovations

What is SNMP? Simple Network Management Protocol ( SNMP ) is an Internet Standard protocol for collecting and organizing information about managed devices on IP networks and for modifying that information to change device behavior. Figure 1: How SNMP works. SNMP exposes management data in the form of variables on the managed systems organized in a management information base (MIB), which describe the system status and configuration.

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Giving time in 2021

Bain Public

In 2020, Bain Public donated time and expertise to turn pre-seed startup ideas into a fully-fledged digital products. The biggest mistake I see product leaders and managers make in leading their roadmaps is to get hooked up by its features. You don’t arrive at a better product roadmap by pitting hundreds of features against each other in a vote-war.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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The True Value Proposition of College

Dear Strategy

On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the true value proposition of college. Given the outrageous prices, coupled with the fact that many people never get jobs in the actual fields that they study, it’s hard to see how there is any real value proposition here at all. And, yet, people keep paying. So what’s really going on here? We’ll talk it all through, from a strategic standpoint of course!

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ONE THING on Product Lifecycle

Product Culture

Where is your product in its lifecycle? Is it in early startup mode? Rapid growth? Cash cow? Most big companies get big by having a portfolio of products to “stack" lifecycles on top of each other. Sometimes you have to produce a roadmap of several products at the same time, a “portfolio roadmap". Chad McAllister and I talked about handling this roadmap mess in his podcast, The Everyday Innovator. 1,000 Strong Thanks to all of you who read this Nano.

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How to Monitor for Success with Technology in Your Hospital

Arkenea

Remote patient monitoring is an area of tremendous opportunity within the healthcare landscape. It offers the benefit of monitoring the health status of patients in home care settings and offering data-driven care. It also allows for optimal utilization of the hospital facilities by ensuring that only the patients who are in need of hospitalization are […].

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How Flagship Enriches the Lives of Tech Teams at AB Tasty

AB Tasty

Learn how our tech teams 'drink our own champagne' when it comes to feature management and product optimization. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How Flagship Enriches the Lives of Tech Teams at AB Tasty.

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Innovation Systems: Advancing Practices to Create New Value

As technology transforms the global business landscape, companies need to examine and update their internal processes for innovation to keep pace. Ultimately, organizations will have to improve the velocity of innovation by creating repeatable processes that support ideation, exploration, and incubation, essential to capturing an idea’s full value.