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Business Intelligence vs. Customer Analytics: Why You Need Both

Indicative

Data is the most valuable asset of our time. But organizations of all sizes are struggling to tap into the full potential of the information that they collect. Part of the challenge is that the language of data isn’t always intuitive to our very human minds. So, we rely on software, spreadsheets, and statistical packages to make our best judgment calls.

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Enabling Fast Decisions

Ask Benny

The best hack for making good decisions fast is not needing to take them at all Empower to be Empowered In Make Yourself Redundant I explained why as a produ.

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Agile Development and Willie Nelson

The Product Coalition

How agile software development and country singer Willie Nelson share the same principles Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Margaret Finch, Senior Product Manager at Samsara

280 Group

In honor of International Women’s Day, 280 Group is hosting a panel discussion on how trailblazing women paved their way into Product Management. Hear from PM veterans, like Margaret Finch, their success stories, lessons from past failures, candid feedback on how to tackle gender parity in PM, and actionable insights to move forward with. Read our interview with Finch below for a bit of background, then sign up to see her in person at the event!

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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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Jobs to be Done by Joe Leech

Mind the Product

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, using a simple example, Joe Leech demonstrates how we can employ the “Jobs to be done” framework, deconstructing company outputs and examining the importance of user stories. Key Points: Evaluate the competitive space. Don’t just think function – emotional and social job stories are significant. You can’t rely on users to do your selling.

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Adapting to Product Risks

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Syed Abdullah (Mentee, Session 11, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Bryan Postelnek]. I have worked on several products that were built with passion and vigor. At JCDecaux, I led the development of an information kiosk for airport passengers. The kiosks are interactive devices that provide concession, flight, point of interest and flight information to the passenger.

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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Samantha Bufton, VP of Product at SurveyMonkey

280 Group

In honor of International Women’s Day, 280 Group is hosting a panel discussion on how trailblazing women paved their way into Product Management. Hear from PM veterans, like Samantha Bufton, their success stories, lessons from past failures, candid feedback on how to tackle gender parity in PM, and actionable insights to move forward with. Read our interview with Bufton below for a bit of background, then sign up to see her in person at the event!

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A Product Coaching Framework to Foster Product Thinking

Mind the Product

At Founders Factory we’ve created and implemented a framework for our product coaching practice based on the hypothesis I wrote about in Mind the Product last year for why product thinking needs to be the future of product management and why product coaching is how we get there. We’ve gathered data from over 20 coachees and started a Slack channel to discuss product coaching with the wider product community.

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The State of User Research Report 2020

UserInterviews

We asked over 300 user researchers what their research practices looked like, how their teams were laid out, what they earned, and what made them feel most effective at work.

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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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Management Managing

The Product Guy

There are 2 types of challenges with senior leaders. Understanding their perspective and the right communication can help everyone get what they are looking for. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Tanya Koshy.

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Making Design Sprints work for remote teams

Miro

Making Design Sprints work for remote teamsDesign Sprints are tricky enough with everyone in one room. How can they be done remotely? We’re here to share our proven framework, used dozens of times at JustMad.Note: We assume you’re familiar with the four-day version of the Design Sprint. If not, go ahead and check out this […]. The post Making Design Sprints work for remote teams appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro.

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Cognitively Diverse Teams – Live from MTP Engage Manchester – Rakhi Rajani on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

At MTP Engage Manchester (February 2020), Rakhi Rajani (Associate Partner at QuantumBlack ) joined us for our first-ever live podcast recording. Talking to Rakhi we learned why Engage organiser Adam Warburton called her the smartest person he’s ever worked with as we discussed building teams, hiring at scale, when you need troublemakers, and why she had recruiters ask candidates what their teachers said about them at parent/teacher evening.

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Managers, Take Your 1:1s to the Next Level with These 6 Must Reads

First Round Review

1:1s aren't just line-items on every manager's to-do list—it's critical to make sure these weekly meetings are as impactful and effective as possible. Here's a collection of tactical tips from the Review archives to help you take meetings with your direct reports to the next level.

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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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The Importance of Learning in Product Management

ProductCraft

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein As a product manager at AvidXchange, a payment automation software company, I have often observed the importance of continuous learning in product management. In fact, success in product management is often due to one’s innate curiosity and desire to learn. Thankfully, the.

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Precision in the Language of Messaging

Pragmatic Marketing

When awash with data and metrics, it’s easy for a product marketer to overlook precision in using the language of messaging. Div Manickam , director of portfolio messaging for Dell subsidiary Boomi , discussed subtle but significant differences in product marketing lexicon during an AMA on the evolution of product and solutions marketing to portfolio messaging.

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Throw Less Spaghetti, Make More Stick by Devan Goldstein

Mind the Product

When growth work looks like product work, growth-team problems look like product-team problems. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Devan Goldstein , then Growth Product Lead at Dropbox , shows us how using product themes can help to focus growth teams. Watch the video to see his talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his key points: How growth teams and product teams should work together.

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Minimalism vs Brutalism: which one to choose?

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Why is Minimalism the UI Design prodigal son? What's wrong with its rebellious, up to no good brother, Brutalism ? When comparing these two many questions still arise. Has brutalism become mainstream? Did it cure the supposed lack of creativity pandemic carried by the minimalist style trend? Is it ok to call minimalism a trend? Is one better than the other?

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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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Metrics that matter to Mad Paws: The KPIs to measure growth of a two-sided marketplace

Mixpanel

In Australia, about 65% of households share one common problem: finding a safe, loving and affordable space for household pets to be boarded and cared for while families go on holiday. Mad Paws , founded five year ago, solves that problem with a two-sided marketplace described by Australian media as the “Airbnb for pets.” Along with affordable pet boarding provided by insured pet sitters, Mad Paws provides other services for pet owners such as dog walking and pet sitting.

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Precision in the Language of Messaging

Pragmatic Marketing

When awash with data and metrics, it’s easy for a product marketer to overlook precision in using the language of messaging. Div Manickam , director of portfolio messaging for Dell subsidiary Boomi , discussed subtle but significant differences in product marketing lexicon during an AMA on the evolution of product and solutions marketing to portfolio messaging.

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Stories From the ProductTank Community – Auckland, New Zealand

Mind the Product

Auckland ProductTank organiser, Anthony Marter , reveals what it’s like to be a product person living in the future at the end of the earth. What is it that motivates you to run ProductTank meetups? Altruistically – building the product management capacity of New Zealand, which we’ve identified as being a gap that’s holding our industry back from being more successful globally.

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100+ User Testing Questions, From Idea Generation to Usability Tests

UserInterviews

Shamelessly steal these 100+ user research questions (categorized by test method) while learning how to write better questions for each project you undertake.

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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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Shelley Perry explains that there would be more hyper-growth companies if they had a Chief Product Officer

ProductBoard

8220;Having a qualified Chief Product Officer that is able to address real-time business challenges, be a change agent and role model, speak the language of finance to peers in the C-Suite, and lead their team through execution results in hyper-growth and profitability for companies, especially during the ScaleUp phase.” Around 2013, SaaS ScaleUp expert Shelley Perry began to notice a.

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Planning Ahead: How Far Should the Road(map) Go?

ProductCraft

As Lewis Carroll famously said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” While this quote certainly wasn’t said in reference to digital products, it’s an accurate representation of the importance of product roadmaps. A product roadmap is a high-level visual summary that maps out the vision and direction of. Read more » The post Planning Ahead: How Far Should the Road(map) Go?

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How do you Build a Winning Product Team?

Mind the Product

It’s not rocket science that awesome products come from awesome teams, so what’s the key to creating and managing a team that’s designed for maximum impact? Here, taking advice from a number of product pros, we look at a selection of ways to build product teams and empower them to achieve success. Choose a Diverse Group of People. In his 2019 #mtpcon London talk – High Performing Teams , Richard Banfield discussed a variety of things that help to drive success in product

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Opportunity Canvas 2.0

The Product Coalition

My trimmed-down version of the Opportunity Canvas I’m a huge fan of Jeff Patton’s work and for years I’ve used his Opportunity Canvas ?—?I highly rate it! But over time I’ve often run into very similar friction points with it. The canvas is quite big and it can be a big ask to make people fill it out when coming up with new opportunities across the organization.

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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