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Nir Eyal

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The 5 Best Onboarding Workflow Software in 2021

Userpilot

When you first hear the term onboarding workflow software, you might think, what is a workflow? If you tell your partner to get something from the fridge, that is a workflow. Basically, anytime data passes between people and/or systems, a workflow is created.

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The Blame Game Retrospective

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: The Blame Game Retrospective There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.

Core Concept: The Product Trio

Product Talk

One of my goals for 2021 is to create short explainer videos for key concepts related to continuous discovery. This is my first one. I’d love to hear what you think. Is this helpful? Are there other core concepts you’d like to see me explore? You can share your comments on Twitter or YouTube.

How to Accelerate Product Sales Virtually

Everyone sells online these days, but outselling the (virtual) competition requires following a few key principles. Yellowfin CEO Glen Rabie shares his insights on resonating with buyers in this short video.

Building for success at every stage of product development – Cait O’Riordan

Mind the Product

Building and managing products is hard. Building an organisation that manages existing products, and is optimised to build new ones is exponentially harder — which is why we spoke with Cait O’Riordan, Chief Product and Information Officer at the Financial Times, for this week’s podcast.

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I’m in the 2021 Write Stuff Bundle!

Johanna Rothman

I like to read, as well as to write. You are not surprised.) Which means I discovered StoryBundle years ago. Most of the time, StoryBundle offers genre fiction. However, this time, it's nonfiction for writers—the 2021 Write Stuff Bundle.

How To Create a Simple Roadmap

The Product Coalition

Roadmaps don’t need to be complex, nor should you need a PhD to create one. Here’s a simple version to win over your team and stakeholders.

Building extraordinary product teams

Mind the Product

When I finished watching Episode 4th Season 2nd of “Formula 1 Drive to Survive” on Netflix, I didn’t quite know if I had just watched a great episode about high-performance motorsport or participated in a Product Management keynote in the style of Mind the Product conference.

Business Testing: Is your Hypothesis Really Validated?

Strategyzer

Entrepreneurs and corporate innovators alike often struggle to figure out when their hypothesis is validated, because it isn’t as simple as we’d like to believe. Innovation Process: Testing Business Ideas

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

The real superpower of product designers: Get comfortable with uncertainty

NextBigWhat

Designers have many superpowers, but one underrated one is that the work of design leads one to become more comfortable with uncertainty. How does this impact the product development process? Thread I learned this lesson almost immediately after receiving my first shiny new design assignment.

Designing for Future Signals

The Product Coalition

What are future signals and why they can be used to anticipate uncertain futures. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». ux-research user-research this-is-milk-consultancy ux future-signals

The new cybernetics: systems thinking for the 21st century by Genevieve Bell

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC keynote, Genevieve Bell, Director of the 3A Institute (3Ai), gives a whirlwind tour through the 75-year-old field of cybernetics, demonstrating how its transdisciplinary approach can be used to inform our product processes and systems.

TEI 333: A framework for Jobs-to-be-Done – with Jay Haynes

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can build great products by focusing on their customers’ unmet needs. Jobs-to-be-Done (JTBD) is a valuable tool for product managers and innovators, and there are different thoughts on how to actually put it into optimal practice.

The Rapid Innovation Sprint as an Accelerator for Your Big Idea

Rapid Innovation Sprints (RISE) help companies incubate greenfield digital product ideas that have the potential to radically transform their business. The techniques of RISE help uncover game-changing opportunities with structure, collaboration, and commitment.

Healthy Organizational Cultures Focus on Humanity and Connection (Not Your Whole Self)

Johanna Rothman

You might have heard about the Basecamp culture changes last week. I’m sure you heard about Google’s culture problems several years ago. These problems are issues of culture: specifically what we can and cannot discuss.

10 UI/UX design trends for startups to watch out in 2021

The Product Coalition

Now it is more important than ever to keep an eye on UI/UX design trends if you want your mobile solution to stand out in 2021. Let’s be honest, 2020 has been a game-changer. In fact, the pandemic has had a huge impact not only on our ordinary life, but also on technologies and user experience.

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Achieve success with the Product Leader Map

Mind the Product

In this interactive AMA session for MTP Leaders, Dave Martin, Executive Coach and Chief Product Officer at Fractional joins us to discuss how product leaders can achieve success using The Product Leader Map.

Behind the Scenes of Dolby’s New Cloud Platform with Stephane Giraudie

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Dolby.io, Dolby’s exciting new Cloud Platform for communications. Listen to the story in this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Upsides to unshipping: The art of removing features and products

Mixpanel

Teams are praised whenever they release a new feature (or product) to their customers.

5 Steps To Successful Product Management

The Product Coalition

Being a product manager is a highly ambiguous role, as it can seem like there are a million things to do and only a limited amount of time… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». productivity leadership product-management careers

How I got my job – Morgan Beschle

Mind the Product

Morgan Beschle has been working as VP of Product at Cureatr for nine weeks after working in product management for 14 years. She explains how she landed her most recent job in product and talks about her journey in starting a new senior product leadership role during a global pandemic.

TEI 333: A framework for Jobs-to-be-Done – with Jay Haynes

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can build great products by focusing on their customers’ unmet needs. Jobs-to-be-Done (JTBD) is a valuable tool for product managers and innovators, and there are different thoughts on how to actually put it into optimal practice.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

2021 Engagement Benchmarks for Personal Services Apps

Apptentive

One size did not fit all for Personal Services apps in 2020. Depending on industry, issues with supply chains, global price drops, and budget constraints impacted each brand differently.

Forever?—?I wonder how often we make the mistake of designing and building as if our creations…

The Product Coalition

Forever?—?I I wonder how often we make the mistake of designing and building as if our creations will last forever. Photo by Chris Sarsgard on Unsplash This morning, I watched the river move at a walking pace, sauntering within the channel that cuts through town.

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How to adapt to unforeseen circumstances that influence your product by Patryk Pawlikowski

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Sofia talk, VP of E-Commerce at SumUp, Patryk Pawlikowski, explains how he and the team at SumUp adapted their product roadmap on the fly to cope with the disruption caused by the pandemic.

5 Ways ProductPlan’s Table View Will Make a Product Manager’s Work Easier

ProductPlan

TLDR: The Newest Version of ProductPlan’s Roadmap App, with an Enhanced “Table View,” Can Be Your All-in-One Roadmapping Solution.

Embedded Analytics Product Fit Guide - A Product Manager’s Handbook

Adding embedded analytics to your software doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. This guide is the perfect companion for SaaS product managers. It will walk you through the process of choosing the right analytics provider step by step.

Product Love Podcast: Shay Howe, VP of Platform Strategy at ActiveCampaign

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I sat with Shay Howe, VP of Platform Strategy at ActiveCampaign. ActiveCampaign is an email marketing, marketing automation, sales automation, and CRM software platform for small- to mid-sized businesses.

End of Discovery Decisions: What to Do Next?

The Product Coalition

When a cycle of Product Discovery is finishing you will be often faced with a decision point. The knowledge you and your team gained during Discovery has likely cast doubt on your initial assumptions, uncovered new opportunities and changed the shape of your plans.

Recap – Atlassian Team ’21: Improving Teamwork

Modus Create

Formerly known as the ‘Atlassian Summit’, Atlassian’s flagship annual event was reimagined as an entirely digital event this year – Team ’21.