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6 trends that will shape product management in 2022

ProductBoard

This piece is a collaboration between Stephen Walker II, Senior Product Director at Productboard, and Scott Baldwin, Community Lead & Product Evangelist at Productboard. 2021 was another year of change and unpredictability.

How to Manage Your CEO

The Product Coalition

Product leaders and CEOs tend to have complicated relationships because of the obvious overlap in their responsibilities. Managing your CEO is one of the most important skills that you can master as a product leader. Here’s a quick start guide.

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A tale of two Product Managers

B2B Product Management

This is tale of two Product Managers. It tells you how you can switch to Product Manager role in much less time and how the hiring managers rate you

The Power of PM Professional Development Planning [+Webinar]

280 Group

Product leaders understand that training and development are an effective means for empowering employees. However, it is also paramount that product leaders mind the gap – the skills gap. The one that often prevents teams and individuals from accomplishing goals.

The Complete R&D Funding Guide: How to Get the Funding You Need!

Speaker: Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer at Anaconda | Peyman Pouryekta, CEO and Technology Advisor | Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

In this interactive panel discussion, we will address common pitfalls of investments for CTOs and VPs of Engineering and will teach you how to manage your investments with confidence and properly allocate resources across business priorities.

A case study: Building a product without any full-time product managers

Mind the Product

In this post, you will learn how you can build an effective operating team of up to 30 people without the need for a full-time Product Manager.

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Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022

Apptentive

From celebrating our ten-year anniversary to being recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Seattle Business Magazine to the publication of our sixth annual Mobile Customer Engagement Benchmark Report and much more detailed below, 2021 was a tremendously successful and exciting year for Apptentive.

Product Management & Deep Work

The Product Coalition

Digital workers are inherently deep workers. Deep work is challenging because of the focus, intensity, creativity, and skill required… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product product-design product-development product-management

Driving customer adoption and retention as a product manager by Karen Adie

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Abuja talk, Karen Adie, Director of Merchant Services at TradeDepot, responds to questions about driving customer adoption and increasing customer retention. [.]

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2021

First Round Review

Start the new year off on the right footing with the 30 most impactful insights and ultra-tactical frameworks from every article we published in 2021

Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

366: This is modified Agile for hardware development – with Dorian Simpson and Gary Hinkle

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can use the Modified Agile for Hardware Development Framework. Today we are talking about using a modified version of Scrum for hardware projects. Many teams have tried adopting Scrum for developing hardware products, not always successfully.

Everything You Need to Know About Behavior Analytics

The Product Coalition

(Source: Freepik ) The most important role of a product manager is to truly understand the customers and their problems. This entails gathering basic information about them as well as analyzing what they do and why they do it.

Managing products in a time of uncertainty by Randy Silver

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA session, Product Consultant Randy Silver explains what happens when plans get disrupted and how product managers can adapt themselves to change and uncertainty. [.]

Leadership Tip 17: Consciously Choose How You Optimize the Salary Money

Johanna Rothman

Tim, the Engineering VP, was worried he would lose people after their reviews and salary changes. He didn't have enough money to pay the salaries he thought everyone deserved. He'd fought with his fellow VPs for more money, but that didn't work. He had a too-small pot of money to distribute.

The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Appcues vs. WalkMe: Which is Better for Your Product Adoption Strategy?

Userpilot

Looking for user onboarding tools for your SaaS? Considering Appcues vs. WalkMe? Tired of reading tons of generic reviews that don’t really help you discover which tool is best for you? Me too, and so we’re here to help.

3 updates we’ve made to Dashboards to improve workflows across teams

Mixpanel

After 10 years of working alongside product teams, we’ve found the most successful teams are constantly—and collectively—questioning their assumptions, iterating, and sharing their findings cross-functionally.

SUNDAY REWIND: How to survive the hardest part of product management by Janna Bastow

Mind the Product

This Sunday we rewind to 2017 and discover why Janna Bastow feels the greatest challenge in product management is, in fact, people. Janna explains how she handles the challenges people so often bring to the table. [.]

Drata’s CEO Adam Markowitz on creating a culture of cyber security

Inside Intercom

There are enough stories of data breaches and cyber attacks to chill even the savviest security engineer to the core. Cyber attacks have gone up 125% from the previous year, and with companies shifting to partial or fully remote settings, it shows no sign of slowing down.

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

Behavioral Segmentation in SaaS: What is It and Why Should You Care?

Userpilot

What’s the role of behavioral segmentation? SaaS companies often segment users based on their age, gender, and other demographic attributes but is that really the best way to go about it? Surely segmenting based on customer behavior will yield the best results for your marketing efforts.

Gucci Tries To Bounce Back From A Product Mistake

The Accidental Product Manager

Image Credit: * Nono *. Just in case you didn’t know it, Gucci is a one of the largest and most successful fashion brands out there. Everyone wants to both own and be seen wearing Gucci apparel.

Rerun: Making Better Predictions – Margaret Heffernan on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Predicting the future is hard. In this podcast episode, sponsored by Amplitude, we turn to Margaret Heffernan to learn how to do it better. If she can’t help, there’s no hope! [.]

How Product Leaders Accelerate Digital Transformation

ProductPlan

Businesses find digital transformation difficult for the same reasons that humans find any shift difficult. Doing things the way we’ve always done them takes a lot less work than changing our processes. It feels less risky, too.

Data-Driven Performance Feedback Helps Teams Improve Customer Outcomes

Speaker: Mickey Mantle, Founder and CEO at Wanderful Interactive Storybooks | Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Author, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

In this webinar Mickey Mantle and Ron Lichty will teach you why its important to have data driven performance reviews, the most effective way to use data in performance reviews, and how this data helps to align your employee proficiency with your company goals.

The 14 Best Product Tools Every Product Manager Needs – Based on Multiple Use Cases

Userpilot

How big of an impact can the right product tool make on your product management efforts? The answer depends on your use case and which tool you choose. But with the right tools for the job, a product manager can make some truly transformative contributions to product development.

How to Land a UX Research Internship (with Open Listings)

UserInterviews

Everything you need to know to land a user experience research internship—including a shortlist of open roles

Product strategy for beginners: Part 2

Mind the Product

In the first part of this series, Lassi Liikkanen discussed the process to get you productive with product strategy and to understand why starting is difficult. With this insight, you are ready for a walk through the five steps of getting engaged with product strategy [.]

Google Coding Interview Rubric—An Inside Look

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Whether we're talking about its world-famous search engine, YouTube, or one of its many cloud-based apps, millions of people use Google products every day. The software engineers at Google work on some of the most influential products in the world.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

How to Design a SaaS Onboarding Process from A to Z – Best Practices & Examples

Userpilot

The majority of SaaS executives are so concerned with engineering and raising money that they don’t give enough thought to building a SaaS onboarding process.

Career Stories From Five Gainsight Administrators

Gainsight

Are you a Customer Success Manager (CSM), Customer Success Operations (CS Ops) team member, or just someone with a penchant for processes and systems that are just beautifully elegant and effective? Are you wondering what’s next on your career trajectory and how to get there?

Late Majority Product Management: Somebody Has to Do It

DevelopmentCorporate

2022 is an exciting time to be a product manager. It is a great time to be at the center of new product development. Product managers at firms that IPO’d in 2021 like Snowflake, Doordash, Palantir, Gitlab, FreshWorks, and Coinbase are riding high.