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Product Management is Like Cooking

The Product Coalition

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7 Project Management Principles Product Managers Can Learn From

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You’ve Been Framed: How The Framing Effect Impacts UX Testing & Design Choices

AB Tasty

Framing Effect is like mercury and can slip through the tiniest of cracks and result in inaccurate decisions. But it can also be used to accomplish some research goals. Find out in this post.

How to Conduct a Brand Research – Practical Guide with a Case Study

UX Studio

How you present yourself to the world, visually and in terms of message, constitutes a real science and many companies do a good job of that. Still, how users react to your brand strategy lies relatively out of your hands.

How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. But how you tailor that conversation depends on who you’re having it with, because your stakeholders’ vision for the future and your customers’ vision are likely two different things. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfil, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. A conversation about creating value is going to vary based on whether or not you’re asking someone to buy your product, or fund it.

User onboarding strategies that work – and mistakes to avoid

Inside Intercom

Simply signing up users means nothing if you’re not helping them understand how they can actually achieve what you’ve promised. Even the strongest customer testimonials won’t prevent churn if people don’t understand how to use your product.

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Women in Product Management: Jeannie Griffin, VP of Product and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Jeannie Griffin, Vice President of Products and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events. 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? I love telling this story.?

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Becoming a Product Leader: Leading Product Success in the First 100 Days

Product Management Unpacked

Early success in your role as a new product leader is essential to establishing the foundation for long-term results. For any new product leader, the first 100 days are vital.

Talking About Data Science by Jenessa Lancaster

Mind the Product

Jenessa Lancaster is a data scientist at Ocado Technology. In this ProductTank London talk, she discusses the importance of communicating data concepts to non-specialist audiences. We live in promising times for data science in business development.

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Portfolio Product Management: The Up Side You Didn’t Consider (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Portfolio product management defies conventional product management wisdom. It’s true that if every product is successful, your company will be successful. In B2B though, what’s best for every product may not be the best or most valuable thing for the customer organization or yours.

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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.

Are you a Data Science hero?—?aka BADIRist?

Piyanka Jain

Are you a Data Science hero?—?aka aka BADIRist? One of my colleagues is a big fan of detective stories and Sherlock Holmes. One day we started talking about Sherlock and what it would look like if Sherlock transitioned his career to become an analyst or data scientist?

How brands can optimise their Marketplace presence with UX insight

Userzoom

Brands have an ‘insight blind spot’ when it comes to understanding user behaviour on third party Marketplaces like Amazon, eBay and the plethora of online third party ecommerce sites where they could have a presence.

Product Management, a Risky Business by Lucie McLean

Mind the Product

Lucie McLean, Head of Children’s Product at the BBC, kicked off her #mtpengage Manchester talk with a nostalgic trip involving TV character Mr Benn – who keeps going back to the same costume shop to equip himself for a party which he may or may not attend.

Business Requirements vs. Value Propositions: Is There Any Difference?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Business requirements and value propositions are one and the same. What’s different is the purpose for which they’re written. Business requirements are written to communicate the WHO, WHAT & WHY value that’s required to justify building new products and features.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

TEI 226: Creating product roadmaps, Part 2 – with Bruce McCarthy

Product Innovation Educators

Creating a product vision of the future that’s awesome for everyone. Product roadmaps are frequently used badly, almost as handcuffs for product managers. A year ago we explored roadmaps and how they should be used with Bruce McCarthy.

Engagement Benchmarks for Travel App Success

Apptentive

What if you could get a daily pulse on how your customers feel and how that changes over. What if you could watch how customer sentiment changes in real-time following. version releases, feature releases, and more?

Why Data is key in Building a Company That Learns

Mind the Product

Facing uncertainty is a company’s biggest challenge. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a startup or an established company, when you start work on a product, you need to validate your problem, your solution, and find your market. When you scale, uncertainty arises in the form of change – your market changes, your users’ needs change, and your organization changes. With that in mind, the most decisive tool you have when facing uncertainty is knowledge.

How To Build a Successful Customer Support Team

AB Tasty

Why is Customer Support Important? Put simply, poor customer support will cost you. This facet of your business contributes to clients’ Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How To Build a Successful Customer Support Team. Uncategorized User Experience

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.

The Next Generation of Customer Success Leadership

Gainsight

Which starship Enterprise captain is your favorite: Kirk or Picard? I embedded a poll here just for kicks; can’t wait to see the results. (If If your captain is losing, share this post with your Trekkie friends! And my apologies to Archer, Pike, and Riker fans.). Choose your captain. James T.

What is Product Leadership?—?really?

The Product Coalition

What is Product Leadership?—?really? really? Photo by rob walsh on Unsplash With so many Product Management articles out there, let’s talk ‘Product Leadership’ for a change. As so often, it’s better to start with what it is not. It’s NOT about UI, UX or even engagement or retention?—?What

Popular Misconceptions of the Product Craft by Sherif Mansour

Mind the Product

In this entertaining and insightful talk from Mind the Product Singapore 2019, Sherif Mansour, Distinguished Product Manager at Atlassian, shares some common misconceptions about the product management craft, how we need to think differently about those issues, and what we should be doing instead.

Why you’re better off exporting your data to Redshift Spectrum, instead of Redshift

Mixpanel

I’m a Software Engineer at Mixpanel, working on our data export pipeline. My focus is on making it as easy as possible to send the data you collect in Mixpanel, to your destination of choice.

Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

Why Are Consumers so Hungry for Meal Kit Delivery Services?

AlphaHQ

Meal kit delivery companies, such as Blue Apron and HelloFresh, make it easy for people to cook high quality meals at home. Customers get new recipes that they might not have thought of before, and the perfect amount of each ingredient that they need to cook the meal.

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Product Roles, Part 5: Component Teams to Create Slices

Johanna Rothman

As I've written these product role posts, a number of you have asked about how to use component teams. You might have a security team. Maybe a performance team. Regardless of my desire, you have component teams. You want a more agile approach to manage the interdependencies among the teams.

Online Surveys 101: A User Researcher’s Guide

Userzoom

So much more than the premise of Family Feud. As part of our UX 101 education series , where we discuss the different types of studies and research methodologies you can use with the UserZoom platform, we’d like to introduce our readers to the exciting world of online surveys.

Product Love Podcast: Kyle Poyar, VP of Market Strategy at OpenView

ProductCraft

Is pricing a dark art? It’s not taught in business schools, nor is it a skill that people are trained on. It evokes a weird kind of sentiment among those involved because it is risky. But luckily, I found someone who could talk about pricing for hours. This week on Product Love, I talked to.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.