Sat.Oct 15, 2022 - Fri.Oct 21, 2022

The good, bad, and ugly of OKRs by Jenny Herald

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Heidelberg, Jenny Herald, VP of Product Evangelism at Gtmhub shares her experiences with working with OKRs and explains the groundwork required to get started with these metrics. [.]

4 ways product leaders can embrace uncertainty to uncover opportunity

ProductBoard

While you can never completely cut the risks of uncertainty out of life, you can prepare for them and embrace the opportunity they provide.

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How To Avoid the Product Manager Burnout Trap

The Product Coalition

Product Managers uniformly seem to be burning out. I believe there’s another way. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management startup technology productivity business

7 Key Metrics & KPIs for Product Managers in a Product-Led Growth Model

Product Management University

Data is crucial for measuring the success of a product or service. Many product managers have been fooled into thinking they need to measure fifty different metrics to find out whether their product is performing well or not. It doesn’t have to be that complicated.

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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.

Product Management Antipatterns: Memes That Made My Day

The Product Coalition

Start or end your product work day with these memes! Continue reading on Product Coalition ». humour memes startup product-management technology

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ONE THING on Roadmaps and Risk

Product Culture

How do you describe risk on your roadmap? Naturally, you have a lot: resources in short supply, unproven technology, untested suppliers, unproven assumptions about the market. Subscribe to my weekly Nano-letter: Sign Up. Subscribe to One Thing Weekly. Name. *. First Name. Last Name. Email. *.

[Infographic] 3 steps that put product roadmaps in overdrive

ProductBoard

Roadmaps can be full of unintended pitfalls, like overly ambitious timelines or too many unnecessary features that don’t actually solve the needs of your customers.

Product in Practice: Opportunity Mapping Led to a 20% Lift in LTV at Grailed

Product Talk

What do your customers care about? This seems like a simple enough question, but many product teams struggle to answer it honestly. Often the first instinct is to frame an answer in terms of what your business cares about. But remember: Your customers don’t care about your business outcomes.

Opportunities in UX Design: Four Technologies That Enhance Customer Experiences

The Product Coalition

At the dawn of the computer age, PCs did not have a graphical user interface. Only employees of scientific institutions could work with them. With the help of special commands, they accessed an operating system through a console.

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.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Shuba Swaminathan, Vice President of Product, Developer Experience & Design at Vonage

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Shuba Swaminathan, Vice President of Product, Developer Experience & Design at Vonage. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

Apptentive Named Best User Research Tool in Product School’s Annual Proddy Awards

Apptentive

Product School released their annual Proddy Awards , naming Apptentive as Best User Research Product for 2022! About the Proddy Awards. The Proddy Awards are the self-proclaimed “Grammys of Product Management,” run by our friends at Product School.

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Product KPIs and metrics that every product manage

Zafeer Rais

If you are building something without data, then you are not building a product. You are simply building your opinion. And to continue building it without data is the biggest crime in product management. You only end up consuming a lot of resources and might never reach the desired outcome

Reducing customer churn – Andrew Michael on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

This week on the podcast experience, we're talking all about churn. How do you reduce customer churn. What are the biggest obstacles? What are the biggest challenges? And are there any misconceptions behind the perfect churn strategy?

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.

Statistics: What are Type 1 and Type 2 Errors?

AB Tasty

Even though hypothesis tests are meant to be reliable, there are two types of errors that can occur. These errors are known as type 1 and type 2 errors. Learn more. Uncategorized Statistics

The Complete Guide to Mobile Customer Lifecycle Management

Apptentive

Customer lifecycle management is a well-established process, but the recognition of the “relationship” component beginning at the first interaction a person has with a business is still difficult to grasp.

406: Why you should join a professional organization as a product manager – with Susan Penta

Product Innovation Educators

What product managers need to know about the Product Development and Management Association.

Is your innovation project on track? by Tendayi Viki

Mind the Product

In the opening keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, corporate innovation expert and award-winning author Tendayi Viki discusses the importance of placing product people at the heart of business model design, in order to innovate and achieve aligned outcomes. [.]

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.

Roadmapping Isn’t Just for Product Managers Anymore

ProductPlan

As your IT Department changes, the nature of your department’s role may transition to a strategic partner. You will find several product management techniques useful during this transformation, such as roadmapping.

Conversations with Chief Innovators: Revolution Cooking

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 second episode, we bring you Tom Klaff, CEO of Revolution Cooking. Watch the full episode here. $70 70 billion.

How to Approach the Layoff Conversation with Respect and Congruence, Part 2

Johanna Rothman

Do you know what to say when it's time to lay people off? The first time I had to lay someone off, I had no idea what to say. However, if you have a reasonable context, you (or HR and you) can create a script you can use to make a layoff a respectful and relatively kind experience.

SUNDAY REWIND: Just Say No – Hard Decisions in Product Management

Mind the Product

In this 2015 post, Jason Burke, then VP of Product at a Boston-based start-up called clypd, offers some advice on how product managers can prioritise when they’re faced with endless lists of work to be done. You can’t do it all, says Jason, and there’s the problem.

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!

Investment Due-diligence Checklist for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Gone are the times when the sketch on a napkin from your lunch was enough to secure your company Series A funding. In the current economy… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». leadership software-development product-management funding

Modus Create Acquires Promptworks

Modus Create

We are excited to share the news of Modus Create’s latest acquisition — Promptworks , a Philadelphia-based product and application development firm with expertise in retail, healthcare, and life sciences. Modus Create’s Third Acquisition of the Year.

Minimum Viable Experience (MVE): What Product Managers Should Know

Userpilot

What is a Minimum Viable Experience (MVE)? Does it have anything to do with the Minimum Viable Product? Why would you care about MVE as a product manager ? If you're after the answers to the questions, you're up for a treat because that's what we're exploring in the article!

How I got my job in product – Sankalpa Sarkar, Product Lead, Walmart

Mind the Product

Sankalpa Sarkar is a Product Lead at Walmart — he has spent over 8 years in the product management profession. Here’s how he got his job in product. [.] Read more » The post How I got my job in product – Sankalpa Sarkar, Product Lead, Walmart appeared first on Mind the Product.

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.

Analyzing and Communicating Business Risks When Deploying a Predictive Model

The Product Coalition

The article here focusses on business criterion to use to better evaluate if a predictive model is ready for production and the associated risk when the predictions are wrong. A simple / practical framework is used to do this evaluation with three examples.

Two Development Team Configurations I Lobby Against

Mironov Consulting

Product management doesn’t run Engineering; Engineering runs Engineering. And at least in public, Engineering and Product leadership need to be shoulder-to-shoulder , actively supporting each other at every turn. But there are some engineering team configurations that I see as problematic.  So

Guide to Building Customer Confidence and Driving Loyalty in SaaS

Userpilot

Customer confidence isn’t just a way to close sales more easily. It’s also the foundation to: Build customer loyalty. Attract good-fit customers. Boost product growth.