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Developing your spidey Product sense

BrainMates

Recently, I’ve interviewed folks from the Australian Army, Navy, and Airforce. These people are taught to sense and react to danger before it occurs. They carry out tasks without having to use all of their senses. They have the physical and mental capacity to evaluate and react to danger on the battlefield. They make decisions without having a commander direct their every move.

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The Three True-North Metrics that Your Product and Business Need

The Product Coalition

Imagine finding yourself in an elevator with your CEO or top investor. After a brief hello she lands the big question on you: “How is the product doing?” You have 30 seconds to answer. A simple “all good” won’t cut it?—?you need numbers. Your mind runs through your dashboard. Each metric conveys a part of the picture, but in isolation is not meaningful enough and might confuse the exec.

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Shortcuts to superpowers: What an emerging design pattern tells us about disruption

Intercom, Inc.

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How new technology is affecting SMBs

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Cayden Whitmond Now more than ever, the future of business is one shaped by fast-paced innovations to technology and the way that work is done.

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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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12 Product Management Myths

Alchemer Mobile

The path to success in product management is not a straight line. PMs have diverse backgrounds, ambiguous responsibilities, and varied definitions of what their role includes. “Product” isn’t a major that can be studied in school, the role looks vastly different across industries, and many product managers don’t begin their careers in the field until they’ve amassed experience in other areas.

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Going from College to Product Manager

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Magdaline Derosena (Mentee, Session 9, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Andrew Hsu]. Transitioning from a young college student to an entry level Business Analyst , the top lesson I learned was how to problem solve effectively. I discovered that I must research and understand the entire system and process, problem solve with my team, and share lessons learned.

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The Best Product Management Tools and the Problems they Solve

UserVoice

As a product manager, you probably wear a lot of hats. Strategist. Liaison. Analyst. Salesperson. QA…and those are just the ones you wear before lunch. With the litany of responsibilities on your plate, eliminating inefficiencies becomes an(other) important task. Fortunately, there’s no lack of solutions. There are tons of specialized product management tools available today to solve some of your most frustrating challenges.

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The Versatile Product Manager

Ask Benny

Why product managers should be working in different markets and expertise and why companies should be looking for such product managers. Too many times, companies look for an exact match of a product manager’s experience with the company’s market or for a very technical product manager that can get very deep into engineering work. While these requirements are not bad by themselves, it is much more important to have a competent product manager than that product manager having the exact market or

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When in Product, do as the Romans do

Mind the Product

The Roman legion was one of the best-run organisations of the ancient world, and outright the most successful military unit for the better part of eight centuries. This in itself makes it interesting for some (like myself) as a topic for study, but understandably it’s not for everyone. It is possible however, to learn how better to run a startup, by studying the legion’s organisation and history, simply because there are (not surprisingly) more than a few common challenges when organising a big

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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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Creating KPIs – Time to Benefit and Pie

The Product Guy

Excerpts from our conversation with The Best Product Person of 2018, Brian Crofts. Watch now and see why he is counted amongst the ranks of the best in product management. More to Come. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Established in 2010, TBPP is awarded annually in association with The Product Guy and The Product Group.

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Best practices for running remote one-on-ones to improve team trust

Miro

Best practices for running remote one-on-ones to improve team trustOne-on-one meetings are one of the best ways for managers to build a strong rapport with their teams and create a culture of trust. Unlike standups, status reports, and other types of meetings, one-on-ones are more flexible and create dedicated space for a manager to address […].

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The Top 10 Metrics a Citrix Administrator Must Monitor in Their Environment

eG Innovations

Citrix application and desktop virtualization technologies are widely used by organizations that are embarking on digital transformation initiatives. The success of these initiatives is closely tied to ensuring a great user experience for end users as they access their virtual apps and desktops. Given the multitude of components and services that make up the Citrix delivery architecture, administrators constantly face an uphill challenge in measuring performance and knowing what key performance

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Hedging Your Bets – Lucie McLean on the Product Experience

Mind the Product

Lucie McLean started on mobile products before the launch of the iPhone – she once held a phone for an illustration in a BBC article, and as a result, has some of the most famous hands on the internet. She joined us to talk about some of the things she’s learned from her long career at the BBC (including the Olympics and Children’s products), especially why product managers and hedge fund managers do the same job.

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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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Specializing Product

The Product Guy

The role of product manager continues to evolve. As companies and complexity continue to improve what will that mean for this valuable position? Watch and learn more from product management expert, Tanya Koshy.

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Product Love Podcast: Hiten Shah, Co-Founder of FYI and Product Habits

ProductCraft

When I asked Hiten Shah what prepared him to be a founder, he answered, “I don’t know any better.” Hiten credits his career interest to his father, who encouraged him from a young age to consider entrepreneurship. He’s built more than ten different products and has started companies like a marketing consultancy, a podcast advertising.

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Selling in Japan: E-commerce Landscape in Japan 2019

freshtrax

With Japan ranking as the world’s 4th largest e-commerce market following China, the United States, and the United Kingdom, it’s reasonable to gravitate towards Japan as a key market to expand your retail business. Once you decide to sell your products in the Japanese market, one of the first things you need to do is decide whether you will sell via your own website, on a Japanese e-commerce marketplace, or maybe both.

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ProductTank, the Black Mirror Edition by Amie-Rose Long

Mind the Product

Amie-Rose Long is a contract product manager at NBC Universal Media. In this ProductTank London talk she discusses the answers of three product managers to her question: “Give me your horror stories, spare no gory detail.”. The stories reveal just how much the law of unforeseen consequences and ethical dilemmas can affect the decisions we make – and ultimately the users’ experience.

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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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5 Costly Event Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Pragmatic Marketing

Event marketing is a cornerstone for any business or enterprise that hosts events, regardless of size. Successful corporate event planning offers many potential benefits, including: Increasing brand awareness. Building brand affinity. Establishing and developing relationships. Increasing leads. Promoting products and/or improving sales. Increasing the customer database.

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How to measure the impact of remote workshops

Miro

How to measure the impact of remote workshopsGrisha PavlotskyVP of Operations at Miro How do you decide how to collaborate for a specific project? Here at Miro, we’re a globally distributed company tackling cross-functional challenges; We need to align on the best, most agile way to solve them together.While a colocated team may just jump […].

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Stop Confusing Habits for Routines: What You Need To Know

Nir Eyal

The post Stop Confusing Habits for Routines: What You Need To Know appeared first on Nir and Far.

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What Questions Should you ask Your Product Manager Interviewers?

Mind the Product

Smart candidates know they need to prepare thoroughly for their product management interviews. However, most candidates focus their prep exclusively on answering questions and completely overlook the importance of preparing questions to ask their interviewers. In this post, I look at the value of asking great questions, cover a few strong sample questions and suggest some exercises to help you generate your own insightful questions.

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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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5 Costly Event Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Pragmatic Marketing

Event marketing is a cornerstone for any business or enterprise that hosts events, regardless of size. Successful corporate event planning offers many potential benefits, including: Increasing brand awareness. Building brand affinity. Establishing and developing relationships. Increasing leads. Promoting products and/or improving sales. Increasing the customer database.

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Introducing a Premier Community of Product Analytics Specialists

Amplitude

Tracking behavioral data about your product and its users is challenging. Making sense of the collected information and relevant learnings is challenging. Uncovering actionable insights, driving intelligent data-informed decisions, and aligning on meaningful measurements for success across a digital organization is very challenging. The best product and growth teams in the world today are able to effectively use data to deeply understand user behavior to help them create better digital experienc

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TEI 236: The best tools for managing virtual product teams – with Jonathan Soares

Product Innovation Educators

Work together on product projects, rather than throwing them over the wall. In this discussion, our guest, Jonathan Soares, shares his tips and tools for working with product teams. Jonathan is the CEO of Agency Labs, a group that creates custom software, apps, and websites. He has good experience applying tools to help product development teams work better, and we’ll find out more in just a minute.

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6 Metrics Marketers Need to Start Tracking Now

Indicative

As customers navigate and interact with your website, they create an opportunity for you to measure and improve your performance with data. As a marketer, you can gain deep user insights from that data to optimize customer conversion, engagement, and retention. These insights also allow you to observe how marketing strategies are performing and reveal possible bottlenecks.

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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