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Practical Design Thinking Pt.1: What is it? And why Should I Care?

Mind the Product

If you’re a product manager or working on a product team, you’ve probably heard of Design Thinking. But have you used it? Do you know what it is, apart from a buzzword everybody likes to use? And, more to the point, how can you start to use it to build better products? Product managers are, [.].

Four Product Management Trends to Watch For in 2021

The Product Coalition

There’s an old saying from the world of competitive hockey: An average player reacts to where the puck, a great player reacts to where the puck. Good Product Managers make decisions based on the world as it is today.

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5 Tips for Saying No to Stakeholders

Roman Pichler

Imagine that you are talking to John, a senior salesperson who’s been involved with the product for a while. John mentions the upcoming product release and says, “You really must add the enhanced reporting feature.

Product Manager Salary [2021 Data]

280 Group

This article details general Product Manager salary data based on salary information reported by Salary.com and Hired.com in January 2021. Status of the Job 2021: Product Manager. Interest in product management roles has soared in the past five years.

PROJECT TO PRODUCT: Building the Right Thing in the Right Way

Old and out-of-date project management principles are still very much in place in countless organizations. However, organizations are finding the solution to their problems, and the solution is Product Agility. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

The Power of Mentoring – DeVaris Brown on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Some of the most successful people we know credit their mentors for making the difference in their careers.

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A Guide to Google’s Recommended Architecture for Android Apps

The Product Coalition

Originally published at Scalable Path by Abdurahman Adilovic on January, 11th 2021. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». development android-app-development architecture android

Great Fun on the Troubleshooting Agile Podcast, Part 1

Johanna Rothman

I had a great time with Jeff and Squirrel on their podcast, Troubleshooting Agile. They focus on what our conversations can tell us about ourselves. We spoke about the Modern Management Made Easy books in Johanna Rothman on Modern Management Part 1.

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Practical Design Thinking Part 2: How to Embed Design Sprints Into Your Teams

Mind the Product

This article (Part 2 of a trilogy) is all about introducing elements of the Design Sprint in a manageable way, to get your teams working better together. It encourages adoption of the process from the inside, out. So, you’ve heard of Design Sprints?!

How To Improve Designer-Developer Collaboration as an External UX Team

StudioTeam

At UX Studio , while we develop our products, uxfol.io and copyfol.io , we are mainly focused on agency work, meaning that we cooperate with several clients as external teams.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Improve Your App Ratings By Using Google Play In-App Review API

The Product Coalition

In Aug 2020, Google Play released the In-App Review API which lets app developers prompt users to submit Play Store ratings and reviews for the app without the inconvenience of navigating outside of the app or game.

Clear Explore Guidance: Align your Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholders

Strategyzer

In a recent post we explained how to align innovation projects with corporate strategy using the Strategic Guidance framework. Today we zoom in on Explore Guidance, a key element from your overall Strategic Guidance to align your innovation ecosystem stakeholders. Corporate Innovation Management

Bootstrapping a Product Team, by Ibrahim Bashir

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Ibrahim Bashir, VP Product at Box, discusses different product management archetypes and when to bring each one into a team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights.

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2020

First Round Review

We've rounded up 30 standout, must-share insights from the articles we published over the last year. Read on for the most impactful pieces of advice we heard in 2020 — presented with hopes that you can apply them for whatever's to come in 2021

Believe the Hype? Not All Tech Trends Live Up to Their Reputation

Not all tech trends are created equal. Rightpoint, a global experience company, has assembled a list of technologies that simply can’t live up to the hype, some that do and others that are undervalued. This information can help you prioritize investments, reduce spending on overhyped features, and improve your customer experiences.

Ways to Improve Your Digital Marketing Strategy For the New Year

The Product Coalition

Although 2020 has made marketing a more difficult challenge for the typical business?—?with with the unexpected need to respond to the vulnerabilities presented by the pandemic and the call to respond to changed consumer behaviour?—?this

Are You a Pirate in the Navy? with Tendayi Viki

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Welcome to another episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast. Today I am joined by Tendayi Viki, an Associate Partner at Strategyzer. He’s also the best-selling author of the new book, Pirates In The Navy: How Innovators Lead Transformation.

Practical Design Thinking Part 3: A better way to run remote workshops?

Mind the Product

Remote workshops, they’re a thing right?!

TEI 317: Culture, teams, and leadership – with Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

The secret sauce product managers need for success. This podcast is getting a new name to better align with its purpose of helping product managers become product masters. That new name is Product Masters Now.

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Aspects of A Well Oiled Product Team

The Product Coalition

How to go from “Good” to “Great.” ” Continue reading on Product Coalition ». agile good-to-great scrum product better

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Why Product Managers Should Operate at the Intersection of Product, Design, and Data

ProductCraft

Product managers are great generalists, and their talents can be applied in many places across an organization.

Climbing the Career Ladder Part 1: Associates, Juniors and Product Managers

Mind the Product

It’s human nature to set goals at the start of something new, so doubtless many of you are currently evaluating how you want your career to progress in the coming 12 months.

10 technical strategies to avoid when scaling your startup (and 5 to embrace)

Inside Intercom

From premature optimization to over-engineering solutions for your product, it’s easy to get caught up in making technology decisions that slow you down instead of speeding you up.

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Food delivery application?—?Advantageous solution amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Product Coalition

Food delivery application?—?Advantageous Advantageous solution amid COVID-19 pandemic Many delivery services have responded to the disease outbreak by introducing contactless food delivery software to minimize the risk of spreading between customers and shippers.

Decide When You Need to Meet, Workshop, or Write to Save Energy and Time

Johanna Rothman

You're a busy product person, a Product Owner. You have information the team needs, and you want to meet. A lot. You see the need for these meetings: Standups. Backlog refinement. Iteration planning. Strategic updates, so the team knows what's going on. Sounds reasonable.

My Top 10 Essays of 2020

Sachin Rekhi

While I can't claim Taylor Swift's level of productivity during the pandemic with two major album releases, 2020 was still a prolific year of writing for me, publishing 18 new essays and remastering 3 existing ones.

What to Consider When Selecting a CDP Platform

Indicative

Today’s data landscape is an emerging one. Month over month, quarter over quarter, organizations are learning to more effectively harness and democratize customer data in furtherance of their business goals. The Customer Data Platform market is no exception.

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.