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How (and Why) to Conduct a Heuristic Evaluation

dscout People Nerds

Heuristic evaluations give you insight into the overall experience of your product, and where it falls short. Here’s how you can get started conducting one today

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Product Manager vs Product Marketing Manager

280 Group

Managing the Interrelated Roles and Responsibilities of Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers. Product Management and Product Marketing Management are complementary roles. In some companies, different people occupy these roles. In others, the same person fills both.

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Hacking Confidence by Janice Fraser

Mind the Product

In this Mind the Product APAC talk, Janice Fraser, Partner at Seneca VC, explains what she’s discovered about confidence and reveals how we can all take control of negative thoughts. Watch the talk in full or read on for a detailed overview. Her key points include: What is Confidence?

Why user insights are a crucial piece of excellent product roadmaps

ProductBoard

As much as we might like to believe otherwise, product ideas don’t spring fully formed from the minds of individual product managers. Developing remarkable products and features—products that truly make a difference in each user’s work and life—is a team effort.

From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

Remote Agile Transitions

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Remote Agile Transitions We are used to saying the Scrum is a perfect probe for organizations, as it will reliably discover all dysfunctionalities.

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Speeders, Cheaters, Bots and Repeaters: How to design your research study with data quality in mind

Userzoom

Speeders, Cheaters, Bots and Repeaters pose a huge problem to UX and CX research. Responses from these participants can wreck your data by artificially influencing success rates, task times, and overall ratings.

Your First 30 Days as a Product Manager

ProductCraft

Congratulations! You have landed a new PM job. It probably took a ton of preparation, multiple informational sessions, and many rounds of interviews to make it here. You are pumped to take the next big steps: meeting new colleagues, broadening your horizons, and making an impact.

How Gousto Unlocks Value With Discovery Teams

Mind the Product

At most high-growth startups, engineering time is scarce, and targets are high. If you work on the wrong opportunity for a few months, you run a significant chance of missing your results. So how do you get the maximum amount of value out of a resource-constrained tech team?

B2B Product Manager June 2020

Proficientz

The B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2020. This month we bring you a variety of topics given the breadth of priorities we’re all dealing with in this crazy new normal.

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The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Competitive Analysis: How to Dismantle the Competition

280 Group

“It is nice to have valid competition; it pushes you to do better.” ” —Gianni Versace, Designer. How well do you really know your competition? When your boss or the CEO wants to know which competitors are the most challenging in a particular market, do they come to you?

TEI 287: How an insight became a lip balm for speakers – with Ginger King

Product Innovation Educators

What product managers can learn from the story of a beauty product.

A Guide to Breaking Into Product Management

Mind the Product

I’m a product manager with more than 10 years’ experience in digital products, but I wasn’t always in Product. As a former marketer, I wanted to write a guide for professionals aiming to make a successful jump into product management and now I have.

The World Needs Human-first CEOs, Not War-time CEOs

Gainsight

One of my favorite business books of all time is The Hard Thing About Hard Things. It’s a compendium of stories from current venture capitalist and former CEO Ben Horowitz about his time running companies.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Isolated but Never Alone: Starting at Modus Create During COVID-19

Modus Create

Just like many of my fellow high school seniors across Virginia, I was stunned to hear Governor Northam’s announcement on March 23: classes were cancelled for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.

Architecting an Intuitive and Powerful Offline Experience in Notejoy

Sachin Rekhi

Today I'm excited to announce the launch of offline support in Notejoy , our collaborative notes app for individuals and teams. You can now view, edit, and create notes while offline and have it all seamlessly sync whenever you come back online.

Key Experience Indicators for Product Managers by Tomer Sharon

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank New York talk, Tomer Sharon, Managing Director, Head of User Research & Metrics at Goldman Sachs, introduces us to Key Experience Indicators (KEIs).

Build half a product, not a half-ass product: Jason Fried, Basecamp

NextBigWhat

Jason Fried, Basecamp (and also Hey cofounder): in response to “ What is the ideal product launch plan you suggest to young entrepreneurs?” ” as part of NextBigWhat AMA (which happened in Oct 2019): Launch plan: “Build half a product, not a half-ass product”.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Difference: Prototype vs MVP

The Product Coalition

Prototypes and Minimum Viable Products (MVP) are a critical part of product development. Sure, you could dive right in, spend months developing an expensive product with all the bells and whistles. Only to find that at launch, nobody wants it. Or you’ve built it completely wrong.

What is the Right Organizational Design to Build a Successful Innovation Pipeline?

Strategyzer

In our previous blog, we emphasized the importance of having a Chief Entrepreneur and Ambassador as the top executives dedicated to create and manage new growth in the company. However, having these roles alone does not necessarily mean you will have an effective innovation pipeline.

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A Team Is Not a Bonsai Tree by Salma Alam-Naylor

Mind the Product

Teams are imperfect and beautiful things, just like us.

How Well Do Your Policies Create Desired Outcomes and Trust?

Johanna Rothman

Every organization has policies of some sort. The smaller the organization, the fewer policies you might have. And, the larger the organization, the more policies you might think you need. I keep encountering policies that prevent people from delivering the outcomes the organization wants.

The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

Product Vision: Speak Language People Will Understand

The Product Coalition

Photo by Wynand van Poortvliet on Unsplash In this article, I’ll share some lessons learned by adapting an existing digital product for new customer segments. I’ll keep this article not attached to the product itself but in the process of building it and it’s the current process up until now.

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How to Make Your Product Experience 5-Star

Userpilot

As more and more SaaS companies wake up to the fact that we live in a product-led era, improving product experience is becoming a top priority. Nowadays, SaaS companies need to let their products do the talking. That means providing the best possible product experience.

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MTP Prioritised: AMA with Scott Berkun

Mind the Product

In this AMA, bestselling author and popular speaker, Scott Berkun, delivered an energetic session that got us all thinking differently about design. Here you can watch it all again, or read on for the overview.

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How Unilever Aligns its Portfolio Actions with its Long Term Vision for the Future

Strategyzer

Paul Polman, CEO from 2010-2019 shifted Unilever’s corporate identity towards sustainable living. Repositioning Unilever to become a purpose-driven company. Where respecting the environment and creating growth and profitability can live hand in hand.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

React Native is the Future of Mobile at Ecommerce

The Product Coalition

Image Source: kriss.io React Native is one of the leading cross-platform app development frameworks that have been used for various applications across the spectrum for some years. React Native is not just a framework to develop apps that work on both iOS and Android.

Best Leadership Qualities – Top Examples, Definition and Skills

The Basics of Product Management

The best leadership qualities and skills need to be developed over time. Learn from some of the best leadership examples to accelerate your career growth. A leader does not mean a person who has people reporting to him.

Breaking Into Product – Shaun Russell on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Berlin-based Product Coach Shaun Russell was always destined to work in Product. He co-founded Audiobubble while still in school and gave himself all the responsibilities of a Product Manager years before ever hearing of the title.