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User segmentation: Why it’s crucial for product managers

ProductBoard

In a typical marketplace, not every user has the same needs. But you can usually identify several subgroups of users who have very similar needs to one another. We call these user segments. To understand why this matters, consider what it takes to launch and maintain a successful product. From its earliest stages, your product must meet the needs of some group of users or it will die.

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Fixing your blind spot: biases in decision making

The Product Coalition

Every person forms a set of mental shortcuts or heuristics, which work brilliantly day in day out, but become harmful when left unchecked. Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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Why Product Managers should care about Development Culture

Ask Benny

Make sure your tools are optimized. As product managers, we focus on many things including strategy, execution and mostly connecting strategy and execution. When it gets to development culture many product managers feel it is not their problem because it is the domain of the VP R&D. While this is true, I do not think that as product managers we can ignore the development culture.

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Need a Product Manager Mentor? Here’s How to Find a Great One

ProductPlan

When we’re new at something, we turn to trusted experts. Sure, we also glean all we can from the resources available to us, but there’s nothing quite like learning directly from someone who’s been through it all before. Experts can make great mentors because they’ve acquired valuable wisdom and mastered their craft through years of day-to-day experiences.

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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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Eight Tips for Effective Win-Loss Analysis

ProductCraft

To build a more sellable product, you need to know why prospective customers do or don’t purchase your product. What was their final decision? Why? Did they perceive any product gaps? What other factors influenced their decision? Which alternative solutions did they consider? If lost, how can you win their business in the future? This. Read more » The post Eight Tips for Effective Win-Loss Analysis appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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Feature Creep: How to keep your UX project on track

TryMyUI

How can you keep your UX project from getting overwhelmed by feature creep? From startups to agencies, everyone is vulnerable to feature creep. The post Feature Creep: How to keep your UX project on track appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

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Is your product on the right track? A lesson from football on finding leading indicators in your data

Mixpanel

What do you do when you just know your plan is working, but can’t prove it? Whether you’re trying to win a football game–or your market–the answer is to dig deeper into the data. Back in 1985, now-legendary San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh was brought in to turn around the worst team in the National Football League (NFL). By many accounts, it was a hopeless situation, and after his first two seasons, it seemed as if very little progress had been made.

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Building Great Products With a Highly Skilled PM Team – Secrets from a Product Leader

280 Group

Join our upcoming webinar, Building Great Products with Superior Product Management Skills , where we’ll go into more detail on all of the tips below and provide you with actions you can take to develop a highly skilled, more effective product management team. Register here. As a product management leader, you’ve probably built some successful products yourself.

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How Product Usage Analytics Can Boost Engagement

Userpilot

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past decade, you’ll know that data is key to the success of any SaaS product. Perhaps the most important data at your disposal is product usage analytics. In this guide, we’re going to look at: What product usage analytics is. Why product usage analytics is so useful. How segmentation takes your data to the next level.

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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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The PB&J of UX and Product

ProductCraft

You’ve got a new feature that you’re excited to start working on. Not only are you motivated by how cool this feature will be, but you also need to build it ASAP. It would be nice to take some time on it and get feedback from the UX team, but given how fast it needs. Read more » The post The PB&J of UX and Product appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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How Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider

Mind the Product

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Jonny Schneider, Product Strategy and Design Principal at ThoughtWorks, discusses how using all of design thinking, agile, and lean means we can build better products. Key points: You should try to use design thinking, agile and lean when building your products. Testing and learning with real people, using real software in real contexts, is the key to competitive advantage.

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Spendesk’s Nicolas Marchais on evolving with your market

Intercom, Inc.

Creating a new product category also creates a plethora of challenges – from spotting the right market niche to convincing customers that yours is a service they need. If people aren’t looking for your solution, you have to educate them about the problem your product solves. You also need to evolve and adapt at a greater pace than more established peers.

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The Killer Product Overview: How to Nail It, Verbal or Written!

Product Management University

Here’s the secret to a killer product overview. It’s more about what someone can do with the product than it is about what the product actually does. About 10 or 12 years ago, I was the victim of a killer product overview! I wasn’t even planning to buy anything, yet I spent way more money than I ever imagined and I couldn’t be happier. Here’s the story.

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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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Erika Hall Knows How to Fix Your Design Process (But You’re Probably Not Going to Like It)

dscout People Nerds

The Mule Design co-founder and Just Enough Research author on why doing good research scares us, experience design is a misnomer, and real creativity requires logging off.

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Why Product Managers should care about Development Culture

Ask Benny

Make sure your tools are optimized. As product managers, we focus on many things including strategy, execution and mostly connecting strategy and execution. When it gets to development culture many product managers feel it is not their problem because it is the domain of the VP R&D. While this is true, I do not think that as product managers we can ignore the development culture.

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Setting Up an Internal Product Function by Prag Patel

Mind the Product

Where does product management fit in an organization today? In this ProductTank London talk, Prag Patel , Head of Product at And Digital speaks about his experience helping clients to adopt a product management strategy and the lessons learned along the way. Watch the video to see Prag’s talk. Or read on to get an overview of his key points: Expectations of a product manager.

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Good Managers Manage Their Free Time

The Product Coalition

Your day is full of meetings. You have only a couple of short breaks between them. Managing this “free” time is the key to success of… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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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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10 things about remote facilitation we wish we’d known sooner

Miro

10 things about remote facilitation we wish we’d known soonerfor many, Facilitating a meeting or a workshop may seem like a dreadful task. Facilitating a remote workshop – even more so. There’s something inherently challenging about not being in the same room with your team. You can’t really revert to small talk when the atmosphere […]. The post 10 things about remote facilitation we wish we’d known sooner appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro.

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Degreed uses productboard to delight its rapidly growing client base

ProductBoard

Degreed enables organizations and individuals to build and measure skills on their platform. Their platform helps its customers identify which skills they have and where their gaps are. It then connects people to the content and work experiences to fill those gaps. Degreed also provides the means to showcase those skills in a lifelong learner’s profile.

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Designing for Play – Melissa Pickering on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

If you – or your kids – have ever controlled a Lego creation from an app, then you’re familiar with Melissa Pickering’s work. Now Lego’s Head of Interactive Play, blending digital and physical play, she got her start as an Imagineer at Disney (designing rollercoasters!) before founding a STEM startup. She joined us on the podcast to talk about designing for children, ensuring that parents are happy, and designing to ensure that your customers take pride in what th

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Product Love Podcast: Marty Duffy, VP of Product at G2

ProductCraft

? This week on Product Love, I talked to Marty Duffy, VP of product at G2. G2 is is the world’s largest tech marketplace where businesses go to discover, review, and manage the technology they need to reach their potential. Marty says that he’s a generalist by nature. His strongest suit has always been leadership. Read more » The post Product Love Podcast: Marty Duffy, VP of Product at G2 appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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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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Alfonso de la Nuez on ‘Why and How to Democratize UX Research’

Userzoom

Alfonso de la Nuez, UserZoom’s Co-founder and Co-CEO, discusses how we now live in a world of digital experiences and in order for modern companies to survive, they need to democratize UX insights throughout the entire organisation. . In the following video and transcript of his talk at BetterUX London 2019 , Alfonso takes a deep-dive into one of the key recent UX trends – the democratization of UX , highlighting how it’s necessary to empower teams throughout the organization t

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How to create an interactive wireframe in Cacoo

nulab

When you are developing a website or mobile application, a wireframe or mockup is a useful tool for communicating ideas visually in an efficient manner. It encourages collaboration by providing designers and developers a basic form of the product to work with and improve on. The more thoroughly you vet your product during these early wireframing stages, the less likely you are to waste time later on when even small changes can require time and effort from multiple teams.

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Imaginary Research – How to Design More Human Stuff by Kate Nightingale

Mind the Product

People don’t buy products, they buy the symbolic meaning behind these products. In this ProductTank London talk, Kate Nightingale , Founder of Style Psychology, takes us through the steps of imaginary research and teaches us how to design more human stuff. Her key points include: Applying research findings. Steps of imaginary research. Watch the video to see Kate’s talk in full.

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Managing the A/B Test Lifecycle

The Product Coalition

A view on everything we do while A/B testing, Except running the A/B test. Over the past year, my team has simplified and optimized our A/B testing process. As a product manager, I either led or enabled some of that change. This has resulted in better A/B tests definitions and communication, a reduction in the overhead of running A/B tests, and also much happier stakeholders and teams.

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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