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Understanding Personas That Power the Age of the Side Hustle

dscout People Nerds

How income-building app Steady developed foundational user personas through longitudinal research with dscout Diary

Laura Klein on Building Products That Don't Cause Emotional Trauma


Sometimes, big tech does things that actually end up emotionally harming their users. How do we do better


3 tips to stop the anxiety and focus on your product management tasks


“When you’re a product leader, people look to you for answers. Why is the churn rate high? Why is feature X not being used? How do we get revenue up? And most importantly, what are we going to do to fix it all?”.

Developing team member skills

Lead on Purpose

As you progress on the journey of building great teams, you create the vision, build a strong foundation of trust and motivate your team to reach beyond what they thought they were capable of doing. The next step is to … Continue reading → Product Management Team Building decisions development influence Innovation Knowledge market market expert skills

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

In today’s ambitious business environment, many companies are taking an embedded analytics approach to capitalizing on the value of their information. Learn all about embedded analytics in this guide by Sisense, including a general overview of embedded analytics, the different approaches to embedding BI and analytics, and the benefits and challenges of the most popular BI solution technologies.

Women Succeeding in the World of Product Management

Product Management Unpacked

“Growing up in the 1970’s, I watched The Bionic Woman and Charlie’s Angels.

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Sales Presentation Techniques That Improve Discovery

Proficientz – Product Management University

There are many cases where salespeople are forced into giving presentations before adequate discovery has been completed. Here are a few sales presentation techniques that will yield valuable buyer motivations without formal discovery meetings.

The Rise of Product Ops: the New Discipline Powering Product Excellence


As product management continues to evolve, many new practices have been put in place to optimize product teams. Agile, Kanban, and similar methodologies have helped shape the landscape of product management in the 21st century. And the landscape continues to change at a rapid pace.

The only thing that matters when planning a Sprint

The Product Coalition

A clear and overarching Sprint Goal Boxer Mike Tyson once said: “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”?—?Mike Mike Tyson In military warfare a similar saying exists: “No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.”?—?Helmuth

Why Listening is Crucial to Product – and How to do it Better

Mind the Product

As a recovering product manager turned executive coach, I’ve found that there’s actually quite a bit of overlap between building and launching successful products and supporting individuals in gaining self-awareness and building leadership skills. In both worlds, it’s critical to understand the system, have a solid strategy, be able to provide ongoing support, and measure results.

6 Styles of Data Analysis and Visualizations

Get inspiration for your next dashboard update in this guide to the six styles of analytics and data visualizations.

User Persona and Buyer Persona – What’s the difference?

The term `persona` has become widely used in many fields and implemented for many purposes. It’s worthwhile to take time and look deeper at the difference between a `user persona` as defined in product development and UX, and `buyer persona` a term used for marketing.

Birst Smart Analytics: Using AI to Operationalize BI

Birst BI

How do you deliver more insights out to more people? Operationalizing BI and analytics – that is, putting the power of data in the hands of everyone across the enterprise, not just analysts and data scientists – has always been the mantra for Birst co-founder Brad Peters.

Onboarding for business: How to help groups of users find success

Inside Intercom

Onboarding a company to your product is different from onboarding an individual user. It requires many people across departments to get setup and start seeing the value your product can provide.

3 reasons why PMs don’t get promoted

The Product Coalition

[link] It’s annual review period for many companies and a lot of people are now thinking about their promotion. It can be especially stressful for A-type PMs, who are concerned with advancing in their career: more scope, more pay or a move into people management.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

2019 Goals Gone off the Rails? 3 Ways to get Back on Track

Mind the Product

How are those 2019 goals and resolutions coming along? According to the US News and World Report, 80% of New Year resolutions fail by February – so if you’re like the majority of us, those well-intentioned, heartfelt goals you set a few weeks ago have become faint memories by now.

Why Can’t Amazon Sell Luxury Products?

The Accidental Product Manager

Amazon can’t break into the fashion industry because they don’t have high end products Image Credit: Canonicalized. As we all know, Amazon sells a lot of different things. However, there is one area where they are distinctly lacking in products to sell: luxury goods.

Understanding your ideal customers and how to sell to them

Inside Intercom

We’ve thought about this truth a lot during the last few months at Intercom as we’ve been going through our annual planning. As part of the process, we’ve spent a lot of time reviewing who we should be selling to these days, and how we should be selling to these customers.

Here’s why Shipping is so important to me

The Product Coalition

From the early days of our startup , I’ve been putting a lot of effort creating a culture of product shipping. Developing a B2C product , our goal was to ship 2 new releases each month.

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Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

Nail your Backlog Priorities by Figuring out Return on Effort

Mind the Product

Prioritization of work is hard: it’s often more an art than a science.

5 Questions Product Leaders Must Be Able to Answer


So you think you know your product… but just how deeply do you understand the value it provides? As a product leader, you’re the subject matter expert when it comes to your product. But as we all soon learn, the product is only part of the job.

How we ensure alignment between sales and product

Inside Intercom

A great partnership between product and sales needs to be based on shared definitions of success and an agreed upon process to collaborate.

Signal vs. Noise as a Product Manager

The Product Coalition

In our current day and age, we are constantly bombarded with new information. It is more accessible than ever before, and we’re constantly awash in data, metrics, news, reports, etc. How much of it is truly valuable though?

Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

Podcast: Marketplace Thinking and Fur Babies with Christopher Nheu

Mind the Product

Christopher Nheu (Head of Product at Australia-based Mad Paws) came to our attention after speaking at ProductTank Sydney.

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The Value of Product Feature Comparisons

Proficientz – Product Management University

How valuable are product feature comparisons? Product feature comparisons are highly overrated in B2B. They only tell you HOW a competitive product works. They don’t tell you WHY buyers do or don’t prefer it. Whether verbalized or not, most buyers want an explicit answer to the question, “Why should I buy from you?” ” Solution providers typically answer with product capabilities but never answer the real question.

The Amazon Effect: Dynamic Pricing Done Right

Pragmatic Marketing

It’s no secret that Amazon is dominating the e-commerce market. Within a span of a few years, they managed to out-sell and out-perform former giants like Toys “R” Us, Barnes & Noble and even Macy’s—many of which were previously considered untouchable before Amazon came through and turned their respectable markets upside-down.

4 Types of Product Analytics You Need to Build a Better Roadmap


Ask, “What’s next on our product roadmap?” and you might find yourself drowning in an overwhelming amount of opinions. There’s a tried-and-true way to cut through the noise and it’s hiding in plain sight. Your customer data is a goldmine wrapped in a bow covered in glitter.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Four Keys to Successful Remote Product Management


I recently moved across the country from Raleigh to Seattle. Along with my worries about whether my wine glasses would make it there in one piece, I had yet another major concern. As a product manager, would I continue to be successful while working remotely?

Proud Owner of a Google Home? It’s Time to Try ‘Tasty Bot’

AB Tasty

However you got your hands on your Google Home, we’ve got one feature you’ve just got to try: our brand new AB Tasty Bot! This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Proud Owner of a Google Home? It’s Time to Try ‘Tasty Bot’. Innovation

A recap of our amazing January Product Feedback event in Prague


The event! Kicking off 2019 into high gear, we held our first Product event at our Hub Hub offices, the sleek co-working place housing companies like Revolut, Exponea, and pipedrive.