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6 product management nightmares to keep you up at night

ProductBoard

Just when you thought your strategy was safe — your product vision clearly defined and your roadmap carefully scheduled and planned — we introduce the new and disturbing PRODUCT NIGHTMARES, coming to you in the form of 50s and 60s B-horror flicks.

What Product Managers Need to Know About Security

ProductPlan

If you had to make a choice between building features that help your customers solve their problems or keeping your product secure, you would probably pick the new features. In today’s world, it’s not a choice you can make. You have to find a way to do both.

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7 Actionable Tactics on Using Analytics To Improve Customer Engagement in SaaS

Userpilot

Are you planning on using analytics to improve customer engagement and gain a competitive advantage? For SaaS companies, leveraging numerous customer data points have tremendous benefits, such as: getting actionable insights. identifying emerging trends. increasing the CLV (customer lifetime value).

How To Build an Instagram-like App in Five Steps

The Product Coalition

Is it worth developing an Instagram-like app? How do you do it? Read this article to learn how to build an Instagram-like app in five steps. A global market study by DataReportal found that 4.7 billion people use social media. About 1.5 billion are Instagram users.

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.

Let’s talk about product roadmaps — The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Lily and Randy in this special episode, take a trip down memory lane to have a chat about the best Roadmap insights they've heard from a range of product episodes on the podcast over the past year.

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Whose Agile Journey is it Anyway?

Agile Velocity

This past weekend I went to an Agile meetup and a particular question kept coming up in many variations, “Whose agile is it?” And the answers equally had many versions–Some sided with ‘software teams’ and said, “Agile only works for development teams”. .

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The Two Crucial Steps for Successful Mobile User Engagement

The Product Coalition

Getting mobile app communications right can uplift your user engagement and conversions. Find out when the best time to send out your communications is, and which channels are best. If only we could skip mobile customer engagement as a step and go straight to conversions.

Four tips for building a product-driven culture

Mind the Product

In this guest post, Jenn Lambert, VP of Product Management at Veeva Systems provides tips on building a product-driven culture, and why it’s important to develop this. [.] Read more » The post Four tips for building a product-driven culture appeared first on Mind the Product.

10 Product Roadmapping Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link]. 1 The Product Roadmap is a Feature-based Plan. Traditional product roadmaps are usually output-focussed plans that map a list of features, like registration, search, and reporting, onto a timeline.

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.

Featured Product Management Consultant: Dean Peters

280 Group

For this featured interview from our Consultant Interviews Series , we spoke with Dean Peters.

2023 Product Conference List

Product Talk

We are starting to pull together our list of 2023 product conferences. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of product conferences that are not on the list and you think they should be, please send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. We’ll also keep updating this list as we hear about more events. Are you looking for the 2022 Product Conferences list? Find it here. January . Location. Jan 31. ProductCon London: The Product Management Conference.

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A case study: how to produce a winning app redesign

Mind the Product

A failed redesign is expensive and has a big negative impact on user trust, satisfaction and business metrics. Here’s the story of how product managers at Wallapop turned a scary redesign into one that produced winning results. [.]

How to Make a Product Demo Video That Converts Leads to Customers

Product Management University

In today’s marketing environment, video content is king. In B2B an effective product demo video can either make or break your sales pipeline. According to research by Wyzowl, “ 88% of people say that they’ve been convinced to buy a product or service by watching a brand’s video.”

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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.

Jobs-to-Be-Done: A Guide to Maximizing the JTBD Approach

280 Group

What does an Iron and an iPod have in common? On the surface, not much. But each was “hired” to a job for the customer.

Above the Fold vs. Below the Fold: Does it Still Matter in 2023?

AB Tasty

How to use above the fold when designing your website. How to make sure visitors see the most important content instantly & when it is not relevant. Conversion Optimization UX Design

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SUNDAY REWIND: Product design in the era of the algorithm by Josh Clark

Mind the Product

Machine learning has taken over vast parts of our world, from diagnosing medical conditions to legal queries to beating human players in Go.

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We Need Focus and Clarity: Why We’ve Ditched Scrum Sprints

The Product Coalition

Let’s talk about problems we saw with the traditional two-week scrum cycles and why we discontinued scrum sprints altogether. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». agile product-management software-development

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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.

Creating Team OKRs that Inspire and Drive Value

280 Group

From OKR’s to North Star. If you’re like many other Product leaders, you recognize the importance of setting the direction for your team with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). But are you achieving the desired results?

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Build a User Research Process That Respects Your Time and Boundaries

dscout People Nerds

There are unlimited ways to execute your research—but how can you create a process that has less pitfalls along the way

From PO to CPO: How to drive your product career by Namrata Sarmah

Mind the Product

In her keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Namrata Sarmah, Chief Product Officer at INTO University Partnerships looks back at lessons learned from her wide-ranging product career, sharing tips and techniques to help you grow and develop at any level.

What Happened to Tech Hiring in 2022? (+ Who's Still Hiring)

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

As the global economy shows signs of slowing down, many tech companies are feeling the pinch. Fears of a recession in 2023 have led to some tough decisions being made in an effort to keep businesses running.

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!

Conversations with Chief Innovators: Brinks Home Security

Modus Create

Welcome to Conversations with Chief Innovators, in which our CEO Pat Sheridan discusses innovation in business with transformational leaders across industries. In the third episode, we bring you Seth Webster, Director of Transformation at Brinks Home Security. .

Look Into My Eyes: Why Hybrid Is Here To Stay

The Product Coalition

The case for hybrid work, and why transferring energy in person is so much more effective than through a camera. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». hybrid-work employee-engagement work workplace work-from-home

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Identify and manage imposter syndrome by Phyllis Njoroge

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 breakout session, Phyllis Njoroge, Product Manager at Redfin, talks about her journey through imposter syndrome. Phyllis is also the author of a book, From fraud to freedom, that looks at the factors that cause self doubt.

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408: The Product Mastery Roadmap – with Chad McAllister, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

Apply to join the Product Mastery Now Community — Application deadline is soon. The journey to product mastery – for product managers. I expect you, as a product person, love shaping the direction of a product, especially a product that provides you value.

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.

AI in Customer Service: 10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Enhance Customer Experience

Userpilot

Today’s SaaS market is highly competitive, and in this industry with a lot of similar products and prices, superior customer service makes all the difference. In spite of this, companies often struggle with it.

Shorter Plans Results in More Management Ease and Better Results

Johanna Rothman

Many managers feel pressure to deliver finished work. They plan and replan—and ask the teams to plan and replan. They plan to be able to predict the future. But there are several problems with all this planning: These plans require prediction at all levels, from strategy to product to what the team delivers. That's a lot of pre-commitment to long roadmaps, large and long portfolios, and long backlogs.

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The Right Priorities for Your Roadmap

The Product Coalition

Roadmaps require massive prioritization. But prioritizing what exactly? Many people prioritize features, epics, or themes. It’s nice, but there is a much higher level of prioritization that needs to happen and would impact your roadmap much more. Here is how to discuss priorities at the right level.