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Three archetypes of bad product culture (and how to avoid them)

NextBigWhat

Three archetypes of bad product culture: 1/ Sales-driven Product Culture. 2/ HIPPO Product Culture. 3/ Tech-driven Product Culture. More about each of them, and how to avoid: 1/ Sales-driven Product Culture.

The importance of an intrapreneur mindset for product design teams

Mind the Product

Intrapreneurs are – in the simplest terms – an internal entrepreneurial force within an organization –– self-motivated, action-oriented problem solvers who thrive when empowered to take the driver’s seat in delivering value to customers, the team, and the company overall.

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Product Differentiation in SaaS: How to Make a Difference as a Product Manager

Userpilot

What’s product differentiation? What are its benefits? What differentiation strategies can a product manager use to make the product stand out in a saturated market? These are just some of the questions we’re answering in the article!

The Worst Way to Qualify a Lead: Do a Demo

Product Management University

The higher your price point, the truer this is, and vice-versa. How to Qualify a Lead. To qualify a lead, there are two parts to the equation. Qualifying the Opportunity – top-down executive support, compelling events, budget, timeline, resources, competitive landscape, etc.

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

Your Product Might Not Be “The Product”

The Product Coalition

Warning! ? I don’t mean to confuse you… but maybe I do ??. I want to ask you, is your product really “the product?”. I don’t mean “is your product the right product?”. Nah that’s a topic for another day. “Is Is this playing?” This was exactly my facial expression when I stumbled on this video.

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It’s Time to Make Product Management Simple Again

Product Management University

If you’re in the “make product management simple” camp, there’s good news, and there’s bad news. 15 years ago, the conversations across the product management community were all about awareness, getting people to understand the discipline and its value to an organization. Here’s the good news.

Expansion is not sold. It’s earned.

Gainsight

Data tell a story in customer success. . When interpreted and presented correctly, they reveal what you are doing right or wrong and where you need to improve. They can even tell you when a customer is optimally ready for expansions, upsells, and cross-sells.

It’s Never Black or White

The Product Coalition

As product leaders, we need to make so many decisions. Moreover, these decisions are hardly ever straightforward or simple. Here are a few techniques to help you decide nonetheless.

How behavior analytics can help with your product path

Mind the Product

The key to understanding your customers is behavior analytics. By collecting data on your customers, you can more easily plot the path your product needs to take and can ensure success by building greater demand for your product launch.

The Executive's Guide to Empathy-Driven ROI

In this guide from UserTesting, learn why empathy is at the heart of your organization's success, and how to promote a more customer-centric culture that's constantly testing its products, services, and messaging to ensure a strong connection with customers.

My Product Strategy Model

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link] Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:10 | Recorded on September 13, 2022. The Model. An effective product strategy is key to successfully create, enhance, and manage a product.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Monika Portman, Associate Vice President of Product Management at Cox Automotive.

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Monika Portman, Associate Vice President of Product Management at Cox Automotive. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

Best Productivity Tools: 6 That Stuck With Me

Nir Eyal

Since writing Indistractable, I’m often asked what tools and apps I personally use to get the most out of my day. But after years of research into the psychology of productivity, focus, and the causes of distraction, I’ve learned that there is no one magic tool.

Why “Techsplaining” is a Bad Idea for System Admins

Modus Create

If you are looking for an “insert tab A into slot B” technical article… Sorry. This isn’t that but it’s still important for any Atlassian administrator. The technical world is rife with tediously detailed articles. Too often, they leave out the human aspect.

Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

Learnings from London: Critical thinking for product teams by Teresa Torres

Mind the Product

This week on our Learnings from London series, we go back to #mtpcon London 2017 to this illuminating talk by Teresa Torres. She shares a visual aid to help you focus your team’s energies and improve critical thinking. [.]

Customer Focus Examples and Ways to Improve Your Company’s Customer Focus

Userpilot

Looking for customer focus examples to inspire your company toward being customer-centric? This article will not only show you examples but also reveal strategies for being fully customer oriented.

Create More Management Ease with Continuous Flow and Lower WIP: Aging First

Johanna Rothman

Most managers I see feel a ton of pressure for delivery. The managers need to “deliver” more projects, products, and features. That pressure rolls down to the teams. Too often, the team hears, “Can you just do a little more?”

400: Product Mastery Now Community – with Chad McAllister

Product Innovation Educators

Three levers to create products customers love. I start episodes by saying, “ I’m so glad to be part of your journey towards product mastery so you can better develop products customers love.” ” Today I want to dig into that journey in detail.

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

SUNDAY REWIND: Top tips for negotiating with stakeholders

Mind the Product

In this Sunday Rewind, Edward Scorcher, Chief Operating Officer of Agility in Mind delves into his favourite tips for negotiating with your stakeholders. [.] Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: Top tips for negotiating with stakeholders appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Customer Intelligence in SaaS: How To Collect Customer Intelligence Data and Improve Loyalty?

Userpilot

Did you know that customer intelligence (CI) data helps product managers dive deep into the customer journey and truly understand customers ?

How to Calculate the Value of Your Retention Improvements

The Product Coalition

Calculating the return on investment (ROI) of improvements to retention can seem like a daunting or complex task.

Backlog recognized as Software Advice frontrunner in 2022

Nulab

What better way to wrap up the summer than with some exciting news and a round of thanks to our loyal users? The Nulab team is honored to announce that Software Advice recognized Backlog as a Top Kanban Tool in its 2022 Frontrunners report.

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Rerun: Building communities that work – Emily Webber on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

It can be tough, even at the best of times, to remain engaged at work – to find a community of people to share with and learn from. Emily Webber’s seen this in action and has started (and nurtured) successful communities both at work and at home.

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15 Best Customer Experience Examples That Drive Customer Loyalty and Growth in SaaS

Userpilot

Customer experience examples are everywhere. And it’s no secret that a great customer experience is essential for: Engaging customers. Driving customer loyalty. Increasing WOM. Improving customer-led growth. But, not everyone can identify good customer experience when they see it.

Deeply Understanding the Customer: How to Use Feedback to Enhance Your Product Intuition

The Product Coalition

As Product Managers, we make decisions every day. It’s the core of our job. We have many mental models, frameworks, processes, and tools to help us make better decisions, but in the end, no matter which technique we choose to use to make these decisions, what is fundamental are two things: 1.

Embracing User Research to Become a Better Storyteller

UserInterviews

In her User Interviews debut, Rachell Lee shares how UXR helps her create smart, humble, and valuable content

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

What Cloud Platforms Should You Learn For A Job In 2022?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Are you considering becoming a Solutions Architect or interviewing for a Cloud Architecture position? If so, you're probably wondering which cloud platforms you should learn about, which command the highest salaries, and which are the most in-demand platforms for 2022.

Framework for Problem-Solving: 5 Best Examples for Product Teams

Userpilot

What is a framework for problem-solving? And how can product managers use them to tackle the challenges they face? If you are after the answers to these questions, we’ve got you covered! We also look at examples of different frameworks and the main steps in the problem-solving process.

There Is No One-Size-Fits-All: Ways to Apply Cloud eCommerce Solutions

The Product Coalition

Cloud eCommerce refers to the remote network practice of servers to use applications, store, and process data via the Internet. Let’s explore the technology. Have you switched to shopping for groceries and other suppliers on your mobile devices?