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The Build Trap: How can Product Managers Escape It by Melissa Perri


What is the build trap? How do teams fall into it? What can product managers do to escape it?

How to build a product team from scratch

Mind the Product

The great thing about building out a product team from scratch is that you set the tone for how Product functions in a business.


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Challenges of Product Management and How to Overcome Them


Product management is a challenging role, no matter what industry you work in. But with great challenges come great opportunities, and most product managers thrive on taking on new tasks and solving difficult problems. Product managers must live and breathe their product.

Grocery Product Managers Turn To Robots To Speed Things Up

The Accidental Product Manager

Robots are being seen as a solution to a throughput problem Image Credit: Jeremy Noble. Customers have become used to going online and placing orders for items that then magically show up at their door. Nowhere has this been more transforming than in the ordering of grocery items.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

The Foundation of Product


Recently I wrote an article about some product ops anti-patterns, but several people pointed out to me that I had buried the lede in that article, and that the most important part of that article applied far beyond the relatively minor topic of product ops. So in this article, I’d like to focus on this. The post The Foundation of Product appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Teams

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The keys to a successful product knowledge transfer: part 1

Mind the Product

In this guest post, Luke Conely delves into a few considerations to make when putting together your knowledge transfer plans as your product develops in the market. Read on for part 1 of 2 in his series. [.]

How big businesses get people to spend more money? They use these 18 psychological tricks


18 psychological tricks to get people to spend more money. Apple, Tesla, and your favorite creators use them to make millions. Use them in your landing pages and branding. thread. 1/ Use ‘You’ instead of ‘We’. It’s easy to get caught up in your own POV. Therefore….

What are Customer Pain Points and How to Properly Address Them


Customer pain points are important to reveal when you want to improve product engagement and grow fast. If you can fix customers’ pain points, you’ll be well on your way to improving their overall customer experience. In this article, we’ll cover: What are customer pain points?

API Trends for 2023

The Product Coalition

It is a good time to consider what will be important for APIs in 2023. A helpful starting point for this is to review and reflect on research that is available, in this case Gartner’s Hyper Cycle for APIs, 2022.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Not Enough Hours in the Day To Slay Your To-Do List

Nir Eyal

Even the most productive person can’t have it all. At least, not all at once. You can search for the best productivity apps to make you more efficient and focused. You can implement productivity hacks and cut distractions.

The Top Mobile In-App Feedback Tools of 2022


I’m going to take a wild guess and assume that you already understand the importance of mobile in-app feedback tools. You might already have a Voice of the Customer (VoC) program in place that you’re looking to improve, or perhaps you’re just trying to get started.

Building fair and innovative teams: The promise and power of behavioural science by Bibi Groot

Mind the Product

In her keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Head of Behavioural Science at Fair HQ Bibi Groot shares some insights from behavioural science that help us build fair, innovative and empowered teams. [.]


How to Define and Track your KPIs

AB Tasty

We've all heard of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) - but do we know how to define, measure and implement them? Can we accurately distinguish them from OKRs? Find out about all this and more in our latest article. Conversion Optimization General Marketing Tips

CCO + CMO: A Winning Partnership for Accelerated CX Growth

Find out how collaboration between a CMO and CCO can enhance the customer experience and drive business growth in this new ebook.

Improve Your Competitive Analysis with Strategic User Research Techniques

dscout People Nerds

Competitive analysis benefits many stakeholders. Here’s how to manage a competitive analysis end-to-end—with better results

Apptentive SDK 6.0 Now Available for Android and iOS


Built from the ground-up, Apptentive SDK 6.0 includes powerful new out-of-the-box features to make it easier for brands to collect customer feedback within their mobile experiences and take action on the voice of the customer. What’s new in Apptentive SDK 6.0. Closing the customer feedback loop.

How alignment and autonomy can help you ship product features by MaryAlexa Divver and Chase Disher

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 breakout session, MaryAlexa Divver and Chase Disher, Directors of Product at discuss how alignment and autonomy can help product teams ship products quickly. [.]

Fostering Collective Development, Bonding, and Connection at Product Plan Fest 2022


Many of us have been to a corporate event at some point in our careers. Often they focused on lengthy training sessions, had a high-stakes environment of “impressing your boss,” and the cocktail hour mingling that was more painful than relaxing.

Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Unsure If Your Data is Statistically Significant? Check Out These Methods

dscout People Nerds

It’s not always clear whether the data you’ve gathered is statistically significant. These methods will help you navigate that question


Top Customer Engagement Technology Worth Your Attention


Customer engagement technology amplifies manual efforts and helps companies serve users faster. Your customers are already enjoying the benefits of tech-driven engagement from other brands and will naturally expect the same from you.

The habits of successful product managers – Dave Martin on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

We learn something from every guest that joins us on the podcast, but it’s not that often that something they say makes it onto our wall. Dave Martin (co-founder of Right to Left) chatted with us about building great habits for product people, and how to make sure they stick. [.]

How Managers Can Use Flow to Plan to Create More Management Ease and Better Results, Part 3

Johanna Rothman

I started this series by realizing managers have (too) many decisions to make. The longer it takes managers to make any single decision, the longer it might take to make all the decisions. That's Little's Law, applied to decisions.

Customer Preferences: How Community Can Deliver a Simplified Experience

Your customers want a simplified customer experience. Make sure you give it to them with community. Download the whitepaper to learn more!

409: Take the guessing out of B2B SaaS pricing – with Marcos Rivera

Product Innovation Educators

Answering the questions that lead to optimal product pricing. Today we are talking about how to price B2B SaaS products, learning from pricing examples. Joining us is Marcos Rivera, the author of the new book Street Pricing: A Pricing Playlist for Hip Leaders in B2B SaaS.

Product Marketing OKRs: How to Properly Measure Product Marketing Success


How do you make sure your product marketing team is actually working toward success? By using product marketing OKRs to guide strategy and track progress. Leading industry online publications talk about marketing OKRs in general, looking at the acquisition stage of the journey only.

How entitlement management supports the move to SaaS

Mind the Product

In this guest post, Scott Niemann, director of product management at Revenera, looks at the practical ways in which software suppliers can streamline and strengthen the move to SaaS deployment for their software products. [.]

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Bart’s Book Notes: The McKinsey Way by Ethan M. Rasiel

The Product Coalition

Key Learnings + Bullet Points Summary Continue reading on Product Coalition ». design consulting product-management

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Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

How to build a roadmap for customer-facing analytics


A customer-facing analytics roadmap in 3 steps Customer-facing analytics is one of the most under-delivered product feature sets in SaaS. In 9 out of 10 SaaS platforms, SaaS users lack smart insights to help them make confident business decisions.

Susan Stavitzski on Customer Discovery: How to Test Assumptions and Uncover Opportunities


Why should you use customer discovery? How can product managers use it to test assumptions and uncover opportunities? These are the key questions that Susan Stavitzki, the Senior Product Manager at CarMax, discussed during her presentation at the Product Drive Summit this year.

SUNDAY REWIND: Improving the UX of your terms and conditions page

Mind the Product

Interesting a Terms and Conditions page is standard practice for every organisation, however, in this week’s Sunday Rewind, we look back to when Erik Episcopo delved into why it’s important to pay the greatest attention to the design of these pages.

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