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Three Qualities of Great Product Roadmaps

Roman Pichler

Listen to this article: [link]. Goal-oriented (a.k.a. Outcome-based). Traditionally, product roadmaps are output-focussed plans that map features like registration, search, and reporting onto a timeline. Such a roadmap essentially states when a piece of functionality will be delivered.

Selling Problems (and Then Solutions) Instead of Philosophy

Mironov Consulting

(this builds on my June difficult discussions post) As good product folks, we know that customers must recognize a problem before they consider buying our solution. Companies that don’t have supply chain issues (or think they don’t) are not in the market for ERP systems.

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Metrics That Matter for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

As Product Managers, it is important for us to start thinking about the measures of success for each initiative upfront. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management metrics-and-analytics product-metrics

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Nicole Francis, Director of Product Management at Paycor

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Nicole Francis, Director of Product Management at Paycor. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders. How did you get into product management?

How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.

Scaling product and design teams is not just about hiring

Mind the Product

When working in early growth stage companies, being able to scale your teams quickly enough is a key element in keeping the human workforce aligned with advancement levers. Hiring might be the first thing to come to mind, right? But hiring is only part of the solution. [.]

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How to Stay on Schedule Even When You Go Off Track

Nir Eyal

The post How to Stay on Schedule Even When You Go Off Track appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Why You Should Use Mobile Surveys to Drive Customer Engagement and Product Feedback

Apptentive

Mobile surveys are powerful in understanding sentiment, but only if they’re shown at the right place and time within the app, to the right consumer segment. Through mobile, short surveys with specific asks (like feedback on a new feature) are effective and efficient.

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A case study: Cultivating collaboration across large product organisations

Mind the Product

I recently was asked to share some thoughts on how you can cultivate a culture of collaboration across a product organisation where multiple teams are all working on their own products and risk becoming siloed.

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Challenges of A B2B Product Manager

The Product Coalition

B2B product managers face a lot of challenges that are specific only to the B2B space. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management b2b product-manager

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Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Cybersecurity Matters More Than Ever in M&As

Modus Create

A robust security posture should be a strategic goal regardless of the size and nature of a business. However, there are certain stages in a company’s life when they are particularly vulnerable. .

The Hybrid Work Model is Changing How Teams Work

CardBoard

What is the Hybrid Work Model –. Over the past year the Hybrid Work Model has become a hot topic at companies across the world. With a new generation of talent flooding the market, they also bring with them a progressive approach to work.

Looking at the bigger picture by Rita Cervetto

Mind the Product

As a product manager, you don’t want to only see part of something and use that information to make your decisions.

The Ultimate Localization Platform Comparison

The Product Coalition

How to Choose the Perfect Tool for Your Project It used to be that when developers needed something translated, they had to send the translator an Excel file to work with?—?not not exactly convenient.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

20 Underrated Qualities to Look for in Candidates — And 50+ Interview Questions to Suss Them Out

First Round Review

We've rounded up a curated set of attributes you may be overlooking in your hiring process — and the interview questions you can use to surface them

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What Is A Product Tour And How Do You Build One Code-Free?

Userpilot

If you're building a product tour for the first time, it's hard to know where to start. You want an onboarding process that matches your brand values, respects the needs of multiple user groups, is intuitive to follow, AND that ultimately ends up making you money!

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How data can help cross-functional teams focus and align by Agata Bugaj

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital Americas, sponsored by Fullstory, Agata Bugaj, Fullstory’s VP product, explores the power of Digital Experience Intelligence in creating — and strengthening — the connective tissue between different parts of your organization.

The Customer Experience That Matters Most

The Product Coalition

Customer experience isn’t just for products. As an employee, you provide customer experience to your manager, your colleagues, and your own employees. Is it a great one? Here are a few points to consider.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

Advice for the Pre-Product/Market Fit Days — This Founder’s Playbook for Pivoting with Purpose

First Round Review

CEO Tara Viswanathan shares her biggest lessons from the early years of building Rupa Health — including how to pivot your way into the right product and build the winning team

Product Tours In 2021: The Ultimate Guide

Userpilot

Product tours are an essential way to onboard users in your app. Yet, all too often, SaaS businesses see their customers not completing the product tour, or even churning during the onboarding stage.

A product manager’s guide to customer development

Mind the Product

The Customer Development framework was developed by Steve Blank as part of the Lean Startup methodology. But what is it? Who’s involved and what are the secrets to success? We spoke to Steve himself to find out. Discover the answers to these questions and some simple dos and don’ts.

What Are AI-Powered Contact Lenses? How Does It Work?

The Product Coalition

Artificial intelligence or “AI” is human intelligence possessed by a machine. It needs machine learning and components of AI to work. AI is highly used in many sectors for the management of the work and operating the work more efficiently.

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Boost Your IT Success by Making the Move From Project-Driven to Product-Led

According to Gartner, 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a transition from being project-driven to product-led. Learn how to shape and accelerate digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organization.

350: Market segmentation and product pricing – with Dan Balcauski 

Product Innovation Educators

What product managers need to know about positioning products to create value. Today we are talking about how market segmentation is done and how it impacts product pricing. To help us with the details, a product strategy and pricing expert is joining us, Dan Balcauski. Dan is the founder of ?

How to Create a Website Tooltip

Userpilot

From highlighting the user's next action to explaining a new product feature: there are few UX elements that are more versatile than the website tooltip. The only challenge is that building tooltips is not always straightforward, especially if you're not a trained web designer.

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Conducting user research at scale – Kenton Hansen on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Lily and Randy sat down with Roll20.net product director Kenton Hansen for this week's podcast. We learned about conducting research for such a large, passionate community, qualifying candidates, sharing learnings, and much more. [.]

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The Product Leader’s Role in Helping Teams Succeed With OKRs

The Product Coalition

3 responsibilities and 4 process steps where they can add great value to achieve high-quality objectives Photo by Bit Cloud on Unsplash For some reason, OKR planning in most companies is a stressful moment that we go through each quarter.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Announcing the 2021 book tour for my upcoming book, The Cold Start Problem

Andrew Chen

Hi readers, I’m excited to start taking reservations for my 2021 book tour ahead of the launch of my new book, The Cold Start Problem.

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The “How To Market Software Products” Playbook – 14 Product Marketing Strategies For SaaS

Userpilot

Are you looking for the best strategies on how to market software products? Marketing software products can be challenging with the abundance of tools out there saying they do everything for everyone. You might be wondering, how to compete.

Conducting user research at scale – Kenton Hanson on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Lily and Randy sat down with Roll20.net product director Kenton Hanson for this week's podcast. We also learned a lot about conducting research for such a large, passionate community, qualifying candidates, sharing learnings, and much more. [.]

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