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Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser

Mind the Product

What is the point of innovation? Why do we focus so much time and effort on digital transformation, agile transformation, and innovation? Simply put it’s because large organisations need to grow – and can’t.

How To Fix A Product Management Mistake: Diet Pepsi

The Accidental Product Manager

Pepsi’s product managers screwed up Diet Pepsi, can they fix it? Image Credit: Mike Mozart. I think that we do need to hand it to the Pepsi product managers – at least on paper they did everything that they really should have done.

Lean Product Management – Minimizing Wait Times

280 Group

In the previous post on developing a Lean Mindset, we covered flow efficiency and how to apply the principle to get from idea to MVP (minimum viable product) faster. The post ended by mentioning two ways to shorten the time to MVP: Minimizing wait times (i.e., non-value added time) and Improving the productivity of our value-added steps. In this post we’ll focus on the first method, to minimize wait times. Eliminating wait times is one of the easiest ways to.[continue continue reading].

Creating effective customer feedback loops for product teams


During one of my daily peruses of the tech Twitter-sphere, I came across a tweet I feel should be plastered on the walls of every single product organization ever. Tight and continuous feedback loops with real customers is common in great products. Stop debating and start validating #Prodmgmt.

Product Management University Training: Everything You Need. Nothing You Don’t.

In a perfect world, there are a million things you should do. That’s not your world. Product Management University training makes you better at the things you will do. Schedule your personalized workshop and learn the market’s simplest Framework for managing, marketing and selling your products in your markets.

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Humanize Your Data

Joe Cotellese

I’ve been playing around a lot with the app Rescue Time , it’s a really cool productivity tool that helps keep your workday focused. I’ve used it for a number of years. Today, I was taking a look at some of my stats and came across this pretty cool statistic.

Your Product Manager Super Power: Not Knowing Everything

Mind the Product

How Much Should I Understand? A friend, who’s recently become a product manager, asked me that recently. She’d inherited a technical product where the engineers already had a view of the direction and deliverables required.

How to Manage Product Research in Agile Mode

One of the challenges that kept ailing me in my formative days as an agile product manager was the lack of resources for research. Primarily, lack of time.

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TEI 138: The science behind success for product managers – with Eric Barker

Product Innovation Educators

Listen to the Interview for Product Managers and Innovators. Much of the advice we’ve been told about being successful as a product manager and innovator is logical, earnest… and downright wrong. My guest, Eric Barker, explores the science of success.

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Forget About Problems! Focus on Customer Goals for Higher Value Products

When you focus on customer business goals, you’re guaranteed to uncover their biggest obstacles. Eliminate the obstacles and by default, your solutions have strategic value. Unique Product Management Training, only from Proficientz. Download the overview.

7 Tips for Liberating Actionable Insights


How you can make your next research project more actionable and valuable. We live in a fast-moving world where everyone has questions. Executives, Marketers, Designers, and Product Managers all want to make an informed decision and manage risk intelligently. This is why a lot of companies are investing in User Research. It’s no wonder, then, that the number of research studies on the UserZoom platform are doubling every eighteen months (new Moore’s Law).

How to Run Product Portfolios at Scale

Mind the Product

In this talk I share my lessons learnt from client engagements with many of the world’s largest organizations. I showcase how I’ve helped enterprises rekindle their capability and culture of experimentation and learning. What are the key aspects to consider? Where should you start?

Perfecting the Product Launch

Sequent Learning

The post Perfecting the Product Launch appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG PRODUCT MARKETING

Design System in Sketch: Simplify Designer Developer Collaboration

UX Studio

Nowadays designers commonly do not create webpages or app screens, but focus on designing a design system instead. Thanks to Brad Frost, who introduced us to the Atomic Design methodology , we have started to change our workflow in that direction and it is pretty awesome! A design system does much more than serve as a UI kit or a style guide. It contains all the necessary assets, rules, patterns, structures, flows and even the team values.

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

Conducting market research–and other innovation insights for product managers Aug 25, 2017

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Tips for conducting consumer and market research for new products.

User Behavior can Bite you – Lessons From the Product Management Trenches

Mind the Product

I am the founder of Jodi Logik , an online matchmaking startup in India. I started the business in late 2015 to provide a platform for young Indians to create a good impression through their online profile and steer clear of stereotyped profiles plaguing the matchmaking industry in India.

New features for b2b teams


See which customer companies need which features If you’re a b2b product manager, chances are you’ll sometimes hear that a certain feature is critical for a customer company but won’t know who exactly at the company provided that input.

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RealtimeBoard integration with Adobe Creative Cloud


New Adobe Creative Cloud Connector Empowers Remote Communication and Collaboration Here at RealtimeBoard we continue to integrate whiteboarding activities into routine workflows of product teams. One of the recent updates on this journey is an integration with Adobe® Creative Cloud™, one of the most popular app collections for UI/UX Designers and other creatives who work […]. The post RealtimeBoard integration with Adobe Creative Cloud appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Updates

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Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.

OpenView Labs: Best Practices for Increasing Trial Conversions


You walk into a coffee shop you’ve been coming to for years that is a few steps from your office. As you duck and weave through the crowds and wind your way to the register, you place your order, and then grab a cup of the free new caramel cotton candy carrot latte positioned on the counter as you wait. You take a few sips, and are really just starting to enjoy yourself, when you discover that the cup is leaking.

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Gibson Biddle – Wicked Hard Decisions at Netflix

Mind the Product

Gibson Biddle has worked in product at several entertainment companies, such as Netflix, Mattel, and EA, as well as educational companies such as Chegg and The Learning Company. In his presentation, he discusses “wicked hard” decision-making and how it is a practiced art, and can be very easy with practice. He discusses all of these experiences through the lens of Netflix, where he was the Vice President of Product. A Brief History of Netflix.

New features for b2b teams


See which customer companies need which features If you’re a b2b product manager, chances are you’ll sometimes hear that a certain feature is critical for a customer company but won’t know who exactly at the company provided that input. Indicate which *company* provided a piece of feedback In productboard, you can now attribute feedback directly to a company, even if you don’t know who. Source. Product

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