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Strategic Product Bugs

The Product Coalition

Your product will always have bugs, and you will always need to chase and fix the important ones. But sometimes, the really important bugs are not showing in the product itself. These are bugs in your product strategy, and if not fixed, it will be very difficult for your product to succeed. Here are a few popular strategic bugs and how you can fix them.

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3 tactics to drive results with your product roadmaps

ProductBoard

The tactics you need to create effective product roadmaps that drive results Getting a roadmap right is invaluable to any organization – it provides transparency into which areas will contribute to business goals and are worth focusing on, it saves time by allowing for asynchronous communication (making prioritization easier), and it gives a clear statement of intent and path forward for everyone.

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The Top 3 OKR Templates for Product Operations

Dragonboat

OKRs Defined One of the most popular goal-setting frameworks used by product teams is objectives and key results (OKRs). OKRs help you track progress, create alignment, and encourage engagement around measurable results. It is a collaborative methodology that allows teams to set meaningful, audacious goals. In this blog post, we will cover the common challenges […].

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Context Switching: How to Manage It

The Product Coalition

Context switching, the ability to intellectually move between different types of tasks, becomes more and more necessary as you take on more and more responsibility. In my personal journey I’ve shifted from engineer to leading teams to being a CEO. I’ve gone from being able to spend all week focused on one task to having to cover the huge variety of contexts that come with growing a $10m+ revenue business, multiple important client relationships and projects, a number of ventures and different te

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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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Too Many Churned Users? How to Minimize Churn in SaaS

Userpilot

Churn is the enemy of product growth. A churned user means lost future revenue and a waste of the resources it took to acquire them. How do you lower your churn rate and make sure all your users stick around? In this article, we’ll show you: What customer churn is and why it matters. How to calculate churn rate so you know where you stand. Common reasons why your churn rate may be too high. 6 strategies to improve your churn rate and retain more of your customer base.

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9 Challenges of Product Development in a Downturn

Centercode

Your next product launch may be keeping you up at night. With fewer resources, budget cuts, and lack of personnel, it’s going to be much more challenging to release quality products and avoid costly delays.

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What Makes a Memorable Product Demo and Why is it Important?

Product Management University

Product demos are one of the most critical components of strong product marketing and sales for SaaS organizations. A great product demo creates an urgency to buy, while a bad product demo sends prospects running. Software product demos can also be incredibly valuable for startups who don’t have the luxury of a formalized product marketing function or dedicated sales engineers. .

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How to break into product management

Mind the Product

In this extensive guide for aspiring product managers, Naimeesha Murthy, Product Leader and Founder of Products by Women covers everything from the common types of product specializations, skills and competencies needed to become and succeed as a product manager and communities and opportunities to tap into to begin your journey. [.] Read more » The post How to break into product management appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Dear product stakeholder, please show me some love

Mind the Product

In this adapted excerpt from his recent book Sweet Stakeholder Love: Powerful Insights and Tactics to Deal with Stakeholder Issues Better and Achieve More Success at Work Sigi Osagie discusses stakeholder management. [.] Read more » The post Dear product stakeholder, please show me some love appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Daniela Ornelas, Vice President Product Management at Wabtec Corporation

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Daniela Ornelas, Vice President of Product Management at Wabtec Corporation. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into product management? My background is in electrical engineering. I got my MBA in automation, and I’ve been at Wabtec for 19 years.

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How to Build and Design a Successful App

Alchemer Mobile

Building a successful app can mean big business. But, it also requires a proper plan to reach your target market and stand out against millions of apps already successfully positioned in the market. There could be many apps available in the market that resemble your app, so it is critical to differentiate your app from your competitors. . You likely already know the challenges your up against, so let’s get right to it and talk about how to face these challenges head on!

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User Personas, Buyer Personas, and the Missing Link in B2B

Product Management University

If you’re in product marketing or product management, you’re likely familiar with the concept of user personas and buyer personas. These terms might even be used interchangeably in your organization to describe a product’s customers. However, user personas and buyer personas are distinctly different. Both represent different needs of the same organization.

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Challenges of product in enterprise organisations – Daniel Elizalde on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Product innovation can get more challenging with the multiple layers of management you have to deal with in larger organisations. How can product managers channel their inner creative thoughts while collaborating effectively in large organisations? There was no one better to ask than Daniel Elizalde, Author of B2B Innovator’s Map, who had all of the [.

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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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Motives To Be Met: An Introduction

The Product Coalition

Let’s explore and discover how we can take the Jobs To Be Done framework to the next level and beyond. In the world of startups, there’s a truism that 9 out of 10 companies fail. Why does this happen? The most likely answer is that not enough people bought or used the product. It seems so simple! But many, many products are developed without knowing from the start that people want the solution, or even care about the problem.

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Intercom’s Product Principles: building solutions that fit the bill

Intercom, Inc.

At Intercom, we value principles over processes. As we’ve scaled, we’ve distilled and fine-tuned the foundations that shape what we build and how we build it. Principles tell us where we should focus, how we make decisions and move forward as a team, and help us consistently build great products at scale. And that’s exactly why, earlier this year, we started a series dedicated to exploring the reasoning behind each one.

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Investing in Internal Documentation: A Brick-by-Brick Guide for Startups

First Round Review

David Nunez, an early hire at Stripe and Uber, shares his step-by-step playbook for establishing good internal documentation habits at your startup. He unpacks his tested tactics for creating a culture of documentation, setting the quality bar and keeping things organized.

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Creating a successful product strategy

Mind the Product

Effective product strategies are important for the success of any business selling products and knowing what one looks like is important. In this article, Shane Barker looks at what a product strategy is and lists 9 product strategies for setting your strategic vision for product offerings. [.] Read more » The post Creating a successful product strategy appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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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How To Handle High Pressure in Product Management: A Practical Guide

The Product Coalition

I’ve had some dark days as a Product Manager. Here are a few tricks I’ve learned to help with the toughest days. Simplify You can’t pull a rabbit out of your hat, work miracles and have the perfect information available out of nowhere. All you can ever do is make the best decision in light of available information. If you need new information, work out what you can and can’t reasonably acquire.

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Built for you: Increased customizability, workspace security upgrades, custom objects in the Inbox, and more

Intercom, Inc.

This month, we’ve been working on email, security, and tooltips – and that’s just the beginning. Welcome to the November edition of Built for You. It’s that time of year again! As we approach the holiday season, your support team will no doubt be looking for ways to become more efficient, more effective, and less strapped for time – all while maximizing customer satisfaction. .

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Three Keys for Successful Agile Coaching: Level, Empathy, and Experience

Johanna Rothman

On the ANE panel last night, an agile coach asked, “What's my path forward as an agile coach? What do I do next?” That's a great question and one each coach might ask, to make sure they continue to add value to the client. (Internal or external, all coaches have clients.). I said that if the coach wanted to move up the hierarchy in the organization, the coach needed some form of management experience.

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Product, dance, and pockets of brilliance by Pippa Topp

Mind the Product

In her keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Pippa Topp, Interim Head of Product at Charlotte Tilbury, talks about product and creating pockets of brilliance. Watch this video or read on for key highlights from the talk. Pippa started her career as a project manager and never wanted to be a product manager. She had [.] Read more » The post Product, dance, and pockets of brilliance by Pippa Topp appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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!

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Riskiest Assumption Test (RAT): Why It’s a Better Framing Than Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

The Product Coalition

Image Credit: Girl with red hat on Unsplash In the product management universe, the idea of MVP has been popularized and socialized a great deal. The intent behind this has always been noble. However, organizations often fall into the trap of using MVP as an excuse to keep building minimum products & features. Customers don’t spend $$ on minimum products & experiences.

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412: Five keys to unlock your confidence – with Dr. Joan Rosenberg

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can build authentic confidence. Today we are talking about how to unleash confidence. As product professionals, we need authentic confidence. Joining us is Dr. Joan Rosenberg, a cutting-edge psychologist known for her work in communication, confidence, resilience, authenticity, and grief. She is frequently sought by media and companies to speak and train on these topics.

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Customer Churn Data Insights: How to Conduct Customer Churn Analysis

Userpilot

Curious how customer churn data can improve customer retention? You’re in the right place! Customer attrition is one of the most vital metrics for SaaS companies to keep an eye on. In this article, you’ll learn: How to conduct churn analysis. Formulas to measure customer churn rate. Tactics for predicting churn and retaining customers. Keep reading to get actionable insights and fuel your product growth !

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SUNDAY REWIND: Inspiring teams with product vision

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind is an inspiring ProductTank San Francisco talk from Keela Robison, then CEO at PM Loop and now VP of Product Management at Google. She talks about what vision is, why it matters and how to find it. Vision comprises your values, purpose and envisioned future, says Keela. Your best employees – [.] Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: Inspiring teams with product vision appeared first on Mind the Product.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr