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What Is Intuitive Product Design? The Secret To Creating User-Centric Products

Userpilot

Why does intuitive product design matter? Shouldn’t useful features be enough to propel your product to success? Unfortunately, nobody will use features that don’t provide excellent product experiences. This post tackles everything you must know about designing an intuitive product that customers will love to use. TL;DR. Intuitive product design is the process of making products easier to use.

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How Product Strategy Fails in the Real World — What to Avoid When Building Highly-Technical Products

First Round Review

Why does strategy tend to stall when the rubber hits the road? Nate Stewart, Chief Product Officer of Cockroach Labs, shares an essential guide for creating a resilient strategy that’s still standing next year.

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Writing: The One Skill Every Product Manager Needs To Know

The Product Coalition

Writing is a skill that every product manager utilizes every day. Good writing is underrated and goes unnoticed when done wel… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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Taking Over an Existing Product: Product Management Lessons Learned

The Product Coalition

Photo by Austrian National Library on Unsplash Congratulations! You’re a Product Manager or Product Owner or both, and you have a new opportunity to add an existing product to your arsenal. One catalyst for this scenario is when a colleague leaves, or changes positions. Someone has to take over her products or features. Until they hire a replacement, it’s your responsibility.

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Platform Product Management Beyond Features: Introducing B-MAP for Platform Ecosystem Success

Traditional PM struggles with the complexities of platform ecosystems. B-MAP framework tackles this challenge. B-MAP goes beyond features, focusing on building, managing, adapting, and partnering to foster a thriving platform ecosystem.

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Human Behavior is Product Management

Feedback Loop

Will Leach is the CEO at Mindstate Group.

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Five Analytics UX Challenges SaaS Products Face

The Product Coalition

Today, almost any SaaS platform offers a reporting or insights module. But how are users experiencing these features? What do they like? And more importantly, what don’t they like? User research is the best way to find out. A little investigative research on G2 uncovered the top 5 analytics UX mistakes made by SaaS vendors. Here are the top complaints distilled from 4,600 G2 product reviews of 140 top SaaS vendors. 1.

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How product experience drives Net Revenue Retention

Gainsight

Three major impacts all companies should leverage. SaaS is a hefty $152 billion market , partly because tech stacks are growing. Companies use an average of 75 technologies to manage everything from business intelligence to web conferencing and gathering e-signatures. However, not all SaaS companies know how their business customers use their products, let alone how to increase engagement to make customers more successful.

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403: Which truth of product management are you missing? – with JJ Rorie

Product Innovation Educators

Five must-have skills for product managers. Today we are talking about the importance of product management and what makes a product manager great. We have the perfect person for this discussion, JJ Rorie. JJ has spent her professional career in product roles, both leading product in internal roles and advising and coaching companies. She teaches a graduate product management course for the engineering school at Johns Hopkins University and hosts the Product Voices podcast.

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How to Use Product Goals and Initiatives to Drive and Measure Success

Userpilot

Setting smart product goals is a vital skill for any sensible SaaS owner or product manager to get right. In this article, we’re going to explore what makes an effective product goal, the difference between goals and product initiatives, how to set them and make them work with your product backlog, and more. Ready to get started? Let’s dive in!

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Product Adoption Platforms: What Are They and Why You Should Care

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Everything you need to know before purchasing a product adoption software and why self-serve is the best option for product-led, high-growth SaaS teams.

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Announcing our new guide ‘Unlocking Customer Engagement: Drive Action With In-Product Messaging’

Intercom, Inc.

It’s no secret that businesses today are feeling the financial squeeze. As costs and competition continue to rise, companies need to hone in on activating, engaging, and retaining their customers while minimizing their overheads. Luckily, we’ve launched a new guide to help you achieve just that. These times of change bring opportunities as well as challenges.

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Show your true innovative colours by Julia Shalet

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Heidelberg talk Product Doctor's Managing Director Julia Shalet examines the attributes of an innovative product manager and looks at how to gauge whether you’re being innovative. [.] Read more » The post Show your true innovative colours by Julia Shalet appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to Coach a Product Team to Execute the Eight Core Elements of Product Strategy

The Product Coalition

“A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life.”?—?John Wooden I still remember the day I met my college coach. As a freshman NCAA swimmer, I was excited and terrified for the first team meeting. Yet minutes in, the coach had calmed the team, taken command, and started setting the path forward. My excitement grew, and my trepidation faded.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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How to Effectively Gather User Feedback and Apply It to Product Development

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Product experts from Chameleon and codecentric gathered in conversation to talk about the different ways of gathering user feedback as well as applying it. Here's a recap.

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Engineering principles: Shaping the solution and building in small steps

Intercom, Inc.

Our product principles are deeply embedded in Intercom’s culture. Over the years, they’ve helped us keep teams aligned, create products our customers love, and guide our decisions through every roadmap, every strategy meeting, and every onboarding. Recently, we started a blog series exploring the thought process behind each of our product principles, written by the people that know them the best – our R&D team.

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Learnings from London: The secret sauce to hiring great product people by Kate Leto

Mind the Product

Today, we look back to the not-so-distant past of pre-pandemic times at #mtpcon London 2019. Kate Leto examines the importance of emotional intelligence in individuals and teams and asks how it can be used to make better hiring decisions. [.] Read more » The post Learnings from London: The secret sauce to hiring great product people by Kate Leto appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to Be a Truly Great Head of Product: Strategy

The Product Coalition

Strategy and enabling your team to solve problems makes the difference between a boss and an impactful leader. In this series, I look at what I wish I had known when I started as Head of Product… Summary Understanding strategy allows you to effectively delegate, motivate and align so you can move from a nice boss to an effective leader. Without well-researched facts that are based on reality for your company and customers ( insights ), you won’t make good decisions.

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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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Never Stop Iterating

The Product Guy

Never stop iterating your product. Too many give up after 1 or 2 iterations. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Amin Bashi.

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You’re not starting from scratch: How your transferable skills can help you get ahead in a new career

Intercom, Inc.

Before I became a software engineer, I worked as an editor and a journalist. I have always enjoyed writing, and learned a lot from the work I did everyday. But after transitioning into tech, I realized that a lot of people who switch careers try to hide or at least diminish their previous professional experience as irrelevant. However, I am convinced that a lot of skills are perfectly transferable between careers, and can actually bring valuable perspectives and approaches to a new field.

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3 myths that get in the way of product adoption by Martina Lauchengo

Mind the Product

In this keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022, Martina Lauchengco, Partner at SVPG and author of Loved: How to rethink marketing for tech products, unpicks three myths of Product that get in the way of driving product adoption. [.] Read more » The post 3 myths that get in the way of product adoption by Martina Lauchengo appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Scale Friendly vs Innovation Friendly

The Product Coalition

I am so sorry but this article might make you rethink some organizational decisions you have made in the past. If you haven’t made organizational decisions yet, you might just be in luck. I always start with a definition before delving into details. Let’s go! Scale friendly Scale friendly is simply put — making a plan building a product, marketing it, and scaling up from there.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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What is Product Value and How Can You Increase it?

Userpilot

What exactly is product value? What can product managers do to measure and increase it? These are some of the questions we’re answering in the article! Ready? Let’s dive in! TL;DR. Product value is how well your app helps customers achieve their goals compared to competitors. The value proposition is the summary of the positioning strategy.

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Flexible Research for More Flexible Insights

dscout People Nerds

How Hinge Health’s UXR team uses a mixed-methods practice to both engage stakeholders and adapt to an evolving—and ever critical—healthcare space.

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Building products in the Metaverse – Mitchell Bayer-Goldman on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

What is the Metaverse and how can it help product managers in their daily craft? To help us make sense of the movement, Lily and Randy talked with Mitchell Bayer-Goldman to help us unpack all of the buzzwords and complexities about the Metaverse, and why we as product managers should note of where the concept is going. Bonus points for how many times we mention the word "Metaverse"!

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How to Spot Strategic Thinkers in Your Team, and Why It Matters.

The Product Coalition

Hint: it’s all about building a brighter future. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!