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What Companies Seeking Series A Investments and Beyond Should Know About Digital Product – Pt. II

Innovatemap

Despite their hefty news coverage, it’s not just startups that are landing major funding in the U.S. According to Fundz , the mean Series A funding round in 2021 so far is around $22.3 million, thanks largely to “mega-rounds” from somewhat established biotech companies.

Product Manager Job Rotation With Customer Success – A Win-Win-Win!

Proficientz

Is there any good reason not to have a regular cadence of product manager job rotation with customer success managers? I can’t think of a single one.

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Product in Practice: Finding the Best Way to Communicate with Different Stakeholders

Product Talk

Continuous discovery is more of a journey than a destination. You can pick up the habits and fold them into your daily practice, but there will always be room for improvement. Plus, your work environment is always changing, so you’ll constantly need to adapt to your current settings and stakeholders.

Stop Thinking About Your Bad Habits! [Do This Instead.]

Nir Eyal

The post Stop Thinking About Your Bad Habits! [Do Do This Instead.] appeared first on Nir and Far. Habits

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How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.

SUNDAY REWIND: Remember HiPPOs are humans too…

Mind the Product

The HiPPO — the “Highest Paid Person’s Opinion” Over the years, we’ve published content about these creatures — how to train your HiPPO, how to manage your HiPPO — and across the wider web, you’ll find endless posts coming at the topic from the same angle.

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349: How product managers can and should become innovation choreographers – with Dan McClure

Product Innovation Educators

Create change as a storyteller of the future – for product managers. Today we are talking about how organizations can better support innovators and improve their innovation capability, taking a systems perspective.

The Flavor Industry Rise As A New Global Food Trend

The Product Coalition

Driven by new global food trends, the flavor industry has grown towards organic and natural ingredients. Ever-changing guest interests lead to demands for the flavor market.

How I applied my Product Management skills in my transition to people manager

Mind the Product

After seven years working in product, I had the opportunity to become People Manager.

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How to Make the Switch from Feature Roadmapping to Outcome-Driven Roadmaps

Dragonboat

Imagine this… You’re a new product operations manager joining a company that’s reached product-market fit, has a few product managers, and a brand new Chief Product Officer who wants to move away from feature-based roadmapping to outcome-driven roadmaps.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Amplitude Analytics – Features and Alternatives

Userpilot

Amplitude Analytics is one of the most popular digital analytics tools for SaaS businesses. It offers valuable insights into user behavior to drive growth and enhance your user experience. But is Amplitude the right tool for your company?

Top 5 Project Management Tools in 2021

Modus Create

Project management software includes a broad spectrum of tools. Although all of them are designed to simplify collaboration, not every tool targets the same piece of the puzzle. Some might even complement each other. .

5 Tips for Product Managers: Membership Only Content Sneak Peek (August)

Mind the Product

Every month, product experts from around the world share their ideas and insights in our Prioritised and MTP Leader content and every month we recap some of their finest tips.

Product Led Organisations Redefine Research: The benefits of mixed methods research in customer discovery

BrainMates

Customer research, performed continuously in product led organisations, is used to identify pain points, uncover problems worth solving, and validate assumptions.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

A UX Research Crash Course for Founders — Customer Discovery Tips from Zoom, Zapier & Dropbox

First Round Review

Zoom’s Jane Davis answers all of your tricky customer development questions, creating a highly tactical guide for founders flying solo on UX research as they explore startup ideas, validate concepts, iterate on prototypes, and troubleshoot common product problems

Release Notes Template for SaaS

Userpilot

What, how, and where you communicate the latest changes for your SaaS can be a massive source of user engagement. That's where using a release notes template can help you consistently show your users how to get more value out of your product.

Privacy by design: flipping the script on privacy in product

Mind the Product

For tech giants like Apple and Google, user privacy has traditionally been seen as something to avoid rather than a selling point for their products.

How to Create Your Own Team Board Without Spending a Ton of Time or Money

Johanna Rothman

Are you frustrated with your board? Maybe three columns don't offer you enough information. Or maybe you agree with me that teams need to create their own boards. See the Agile Approaches Offer Strategic Advantage; Agile Tools are Tactics series.)

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

“Get Off the Floor” and Other Career Advice from Microsoft, Looker, Reddit & Twitter

First Round Review

Nick Caldwell's resume includes an enviable list of companies — Microsoft, Reddit, Looker and Twitter. He shares his biggest lessons from each for a crash course in finding success across different company cultures, scales & functions

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Product Analytics Tools 101: The Only Type Of Analytics Tools You Really Need As A Product Marketing Manager

Userpilot

Which product analytics tools should you be using? How many analytics tools do you need? And what type of analytics really matters for a product marketing manager?

Sharpening your product craft as an international product manager by Alison Hickson

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Alison Hickson, head of product at Linktree, talks about the changes she made as she moved from being an external product manager to becoming an internal product manager.

Why premature scaling fails: The Traction Treadmill

Andrew Chen

Hi readers, I’m back writing! Well, tweeting mostly, but then developing my points more thoroughly and cross-posting them to my blog. Hope you enjoy this one, which was inspired by a convo I had with Gagan Biyani at Maven about when to scale versus not.

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Boost Your IT Success by Making the Move From Project-Driven to Product-Led

According to Gartner, 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a transition from being project-driven to product-led. Learn how to shape and accelerate digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organization.

Ask an Expert: Instamojo’s Head of Analytics on data stack philosophy

Mixpanel

As the Head of Analytics at Instamojo , an e-commerce enabler that provides e-commerce solutions to over 1.5 million micro- to medium-sized businesses in India, Ankur Sharma is in charge of all things data—data engineering, strategy, and core data analytics.

19 Curated SaaS Product Marketing Examples For Every Stage Of The User Journey

Userpilot

Looking for some SaaS Product Marketing examples you could implement to drive growth for your product ? There are some best practices you need to follow when it comes to a SaaS marketing strategy that works – it's not enough to simply copy-paste what other SaaS companies are doing.

How I got my job in product: Ben Foster, chief product officer at WHOOP

Mind the Product

Ben Foster has more than 20 years of product management experience. He was formerly a senior product manager at eBay, vice president of product at Opower, and chief product officer at GoCanvas. Here’s how he got his most recent job in product as a CPO at WHOOP.

Top Fintech Companies & Startups Revolutionizing Financial Services in 2021 and Beyond

The Product Coalition

We are witnessing the dawn of next-gen finance. These fintech companies and startups are among the most impactful digital disruptors bringing it to reality in 2021 and beyond.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Product Innovation and Jobs to Be Done with Tony Ulwick

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

In this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast, join me as I chat with Tony Ulwick about Product Innovation and Jobs to be done.

Best Strategy For Growth In SaaS [+9 Tactics To Apply It Successfully]

Userpilot

What if you could increase sales, establish your industry presence, and expand into new markets all at the same time? Whether you're trying to drive product expansion in your current market or want your business to conquer uncharted territory, a solid growth strategy is exactly what you need.

5 difficult conversations and how to have them

Mind the Product

Sunsetting a product, poor performance, telling leadership something they won’t want to hear — these are all tricky conversations that many of us have to have. Difficult conversations come with the territory when you’re a product leader, so what’s the best way to handle them?