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Prioritising a Product Backlog When Everything is Important

Roman Pichler

Step 1: Ensure that you know who the product is for and why people will want to use it. I’ll never forget the day when I suggested to the product manager of a brand-new healthcare product to prioritise its features. The individual looked at me slightly bewildered and replied, “I can’t. They are all high-priority.” Prioritisation requires deciding how important an item is.

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Product Management Stock

The Product Bistro

A topic that often comes up is where to find new product managers, and often people with certain titles are mentioned. But there are other important or more important) considerations.

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Agile Maturity vs Ability to Change

Johanna Rothman

Several of my clients want to use some sort of maturity assessment for their agile transformations. Often, the maturity levels demand adherence to specific practices or processes. Some of those practices and processes work for my clients now. (I'm not so sure about others.). As my clients evolve, will what they do now continue to work in the future?

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Post-Pandemic Mobile App Improvement Strategies by Industry | Travel & Hospitality, Retail & Shopping, Food & Drink

Alchemer Mobile

We won’t waste your time by belaboring the point that COVID-19 has dramatically impacted almost every industry in the world. We’ve been in this global crisis for long enough that most enterprises have gained enough of an understanding of what’s going on so they can stop treading water and start swimming toward the future. According to a report by Statista , this is how various industries have been impacted by the pandemic.

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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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Beware the Tyranny of Customer Feedback

Mind the Product

The customer is always right – right? This adage – one that many of us grew up with – is a guiding principle of product development. If we can just listen to the customer – if we just give them what we want, our path to product success can’t be too far off. Isn’t that [.]. Read More. The post Beware the Tyranny of Customer Feedback appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Where It Is At

The Product Guy

On the first day understand where your product and team is at. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Tanya Koshy.

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6 Small Steps for Handling the Emotional Ups and Downs at Work

First Round Review

Tips you can use every day from seasoned startup veterans and psychology experts on how to manage your emotions at work — especially when you feel outside of your comfort zone.

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Three Hidden Problems That can Ruin Your Agile Retrospectives

Mind the Product

Scrum.org defines a sprint retrospective as a time at the end of each sprint where the team discusses what went well, what could be improved, and aligns on specific actions the group can commit to improving for the next sprint. Retrospectives are an essential part of any organization running agile software development. I don’t care if [.]. Read More.

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The Product Agent: Managing Ideas on a Product Team

The Product Coalition

My journey to product management was not what you might expect , but then again, maybe you would. I studied accounting and computers in high school. At 19 I got a job as a computer technician and by 21 I was a computer science major. I then got a job on campus as a network administrator. Three years later I became a web application engineer at a startup that built software for military and private industries.

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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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Writing Workshop to Free Your Inner Writer Open for Registration

Johanna Rothman

I have finally opened my first writing workshop, Writing Workshop 1: Free Your Inner Writer again. It took me a while to figure out how to organize the workshop so everyone (including me) could succeed. I'm planning to offer the workshop once a quarter. See Q4 2020 Writing Workshop 1 for more details. This workshop is for you if: You want to make writing easier for you.

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TEI 298: How product managers can use appreciation to improve product teams – with Dr. Paul White

Product Innovation Educators

The five languages of appreciation for product managers. Dr.?Paul?White?is a psychologist, author, speaker, and leadership trainer who “makes work relationships work.” For the past 20 years, he’s improved numerous businesses, schools, government agencies, and non-profit organizations by helping them: . Create positive workplace relationships and improve staff morale. .

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Strategic Thinking Skills for Product Managers

Mind the Product

In Mind the Product’s state of product management survey late last year lots of you said that strategic thinking had been the most important skill in helping you advance your career but it’s certainly not an easy skill to master. We’ve gathered some advice from the community in an attempt to offer some clarity. At its [.]. Read More.

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Chapter 12/17?—?How to Develop Product Roadmap?

The Product Coalition

Chapter 12/17?—?How to Develop Product Roadmap? Previous : Chapter 11?—?How to conduct Usability Testing? Next: Chapter 13?—?Writing Good PRD & Managing Product Backlog [Back to?—? Product Management 101 ] Great products are not accidental. They all start with a focused strategy. A good product strategy helps the team stay focused, guide the product development and manage the business during the development process.

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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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Leo learns from the community

Roy Madden

Leo. We’re designing systems to protect against machine learning bias. In the wake of recent acts of extreme brutality and injustice and mass protests, we’re examining our role in perpetuating systems of inequality. We are responsible for our impact as a tech company, as a news reader, and, acutely, as a developer of machine learning algorithms for Leo, your AI research assistant.

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Top 7 Reasons You Need to Conduct a Squad Calibration With Your Product Team

ProductPlan

Ocean’s 11. “The A-Team.” All those Fast & Furious movies… US popular culture is littered with examples of assembling all-star teams to overcome the odds and combine their unique skill sets to save the day or pull off a heist. Although your organization may not employ car thieves, cat burglars, or demolition experts, your teams are still a collection of diverse individuals that bring a range of experiences and talents to the table.

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Obviously Awesome: Positioning Your Product – April Dunford on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

April Dunford’s mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote on positioning was so good that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to dig deeper into the topic with her. This is one of the dark arts for many product people, and it has such a deep effect on everything else you do – take a listen to upgrade [.]. Read More. The post Obviously Awesome: Positioning Your Product – April Dunford on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Chp 7/17 : How to write user stories?

The Product Coalition

Chp 7/17 : How to write user stories? Prev : Chapter 6?—?How to define MVP? Next: Chapter 8?—?How to Test & Validate MVP [Back to?—? Product Management 101 ] By now, you’ll have information on the challenges faced by the users (in different stages) and their possible solutions in form of features. This is where user story helps us effectively communicate the detailed description of the features between the teams.

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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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31 User Research and UX Quotes to Inspire You & Your Team

UserInterviews

In need of a little boost? We’ve assembled our favorite quotes for UXR advice, inspiration, stakeholder persuasion, and more.

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Keeping Up Your Product STAMINA

ProductCraft

“What do you do?” I failed to properly answer this when I first became a product manager. A polite introduction became an incoherent rambling of endless bullet points. Family dinners led to constant correction and re-explanation. I’ll even admit that I started using short descriptions with exciting buzzwords to elevate and somewhat mispresent my own.

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Leadership Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: Advice From Tanya Cordrey

Mind the Product

In the first of our membership AMAs, exclusively for MTP Leaders, we were joined by Tanya Cordrey, the former Chief Digital Officer at Guardian News and Media. Drawing on her experience, Tanya revealed her seven biggest leadership mistakes, then took questions from the group. Watch the whole, interactive session again, or read on for a [.]. Read More.

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Chapter 14/17: How to Prioritize Product Features ?

The Product Coalition

Chapter 14/17: How to Prioritize Product Features ? [ Prev : Chapter 13?—?Managing Product Backlog ] [ Next : Chapter 15 -Managing Product Development ] [Back to?—? Product Management 101 ] Your Product Backlog list seems endless as the contribution comes from so many different sources?—?internal team, stakeholders, customer and anyone associated with your product.

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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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16 Ways to Reduce No-Shows in UX Research

UserInterviews

There’s no secret formula to avoid no-shows in research completely, but you can reduce them. Here are 16 ways to help your participants show up to the session.

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The 5 Ps of effective organizational change management

ProductBoard

Change management is a systematic approach that includes dealing with the transition or transformation of organizational goals, core values, processes, or technologies. In short, it is about helping people accept and adapt to change at all scales — from a simple process update to onboarding new enterprise software. And though change management has always been important for businesses.

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August Roundup: Roadmaps, Product/Market Fit, Team Culture and More!

Mind the Product

Today, August signs off for another year and we’re happy to report that it was packed with treats for Mind the Product members. We covered product/market fit, team culture, careers, diversity, roadmapping and more. Read on for a recap and to see what’s coming up in September. Spoiler alert: you’ll have an opportunity to put [.]. Read More.

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It’s Time To Kill Your Technical Backlog

The Product Coalition

Slaying the Tech Debt Dragon by bursting the myths and freeing the team Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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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