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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.

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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. product management

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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.).

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Product Manager Interview Questions — You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

Last month, we presented the co-hosted AIPMM webinar, Get Hired: Interview Like a Pro for a Product Manager Job (Remotely!). You can view the accompanying blog post to download the Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired Planner and Workbook.

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Changing Habits: Interview with Dr. Amy Bucher, a Behavior Change Designer

Nir Eyal

The post Changing Habits: Interview with Dr. Amy Bucher, a Behavior Change Designer appeared first on Nir and Far. Habits


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Leo learns from the community

Roy Madden

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.

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 ». agile technology programming software-development product-management

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.

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.

Product Analytics Playbook: Mastering Retention

Why do your users churn? In this guide you'll learn common product pitfalls and how to fix them.

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. White?is 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: .

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.

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


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

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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.

6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Product Love Podcast: Wayne Duso, VP at Amazon Web Services


? Product Love · Wayne Duso, VP at Amazon Web Services: customer-centric cultures This week on Product Love, I sat down with Wayne Duso, vice president of file storage, edge storage and computing, and data services at Amazon Web Services (AWS).


The most painful leadership lesson I learned

The Product Coalition

What being humbled at sport taught me about leading product teams Continue reading on Product Coalition ». business startup design technology product-management

Getting Started with Test Automation Initiatives

Modus Create

Test automation has many applications and benefits, helping to lower costs, speed up development, and raise the quality of your product. However, what is often forgotten is the extra effort needed from your organization, not just the QA department.

Three Hidden Problems That can Ruin Your Agile Retrospectives

Mind the Product 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.

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The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Caavo Exceeds 250% Beta Test ROI with Centercode


In the home environment, communication is king. But it isn’t limited to people; it’s also mandatory for connected devices. The ability of newly adopted tech to “talk” to the existing devices in a given environment is a baseline expectation.

Trifecta, product teams and impact

The Product Coalition

Introduction & Definition Continue reading on Product Coalition ». design business startup product

Best Product Growth Tools For Every Stage of Your User Journey


What are the best tools for user activation and feature adoption? Which tools do you guys use for user retention? What tools should I use to boost my feature engagement? We get these questions *a lot* in our Product Growth and Retention group (go check it out, BTW.!),

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.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

16 Ways to Reduce No-Shows in UX Research


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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Chapter 15/17 :?—?Managing Product Development

The Product Coalition

Chapter 15/17 :?—?Managing Managing Product Development [Prev : Chapter 14?—?How How to prioritize Product Features ] [Next: Chapter 16?—?Product Product Metrics?—?What What to measure ?] Back to?—? Product Management 101 ] There are several methodologies to develop a Software Product.

Metrics that matter to Tata Sky: KPIs to measure the success of digital content


As Senior Vice President of New Product Development at Tata Sky , a Mumbai-based direct broadcast satellite service provider and joint venture between Tata Sons and TFCF Corporation (formerly known as Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.),

Leadership Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: Advice Form 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.

The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

A Leader’s Massive Advantage: High-Performing Teams Rising to the Challenge

Agile Velocity

There’s a pattern in client conversations I’m having. Every client I’ve spoken to recently has guided our conversations to highlight how much better they see their teams responding to recent pandemic challenges because of their newly developed Agile capabilities. Every one. Every time.

Industry-leading Top Automotive IoT Solution Providers

The Product Coalition

The Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed far beyond its origins as a futuristic technology. IoT technology is a prominent feature in everyday lives today, simplifying several processes to the point where we now swear by the benefits of the technology.

Backchannel Discussions Might Create Serendipity

Johanna Rothman

When Mark Kilby and I wrote From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams , we suggested teams add a text backchannel. Even when the backchannel is asynchronous, the information in it increases the value of all the team's communication. The backchannel helps everyone see all the information.