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What Qualities Make a Product Great?

Mind the Product

What are the qualities that make up a great product? It pays to analyse them and consider how they all work together to make a product successful. I remember once being asked in an interview: “Could you name a product you think is great?” I put on my “thinking deep thoughts” face and stare at [.].

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An Effective Leader Leads by Influence, not Authority

Lead on Purpose

A successful leader leads by influence, not by wielding authority. Leadership #prodmgmt Continue reading → Leadership Product Management clarity constraints data discussion influence motivate vision why

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Building a Product Management Career Development Program

The Product Coalition

Inspire Top Product Talent to Grow Their Career at Your Organization | Photo by Kolleen Gladden on Unsplash To motivate product managers to grow their career with your organization, a transparent and documented process for roles and promotions is critical.

The difference between product analytics and marketing analytics—and why you need both

Mixpanel

This post is written by Semetis , a data-driven marketing agency located in Brussels, Belgium. Semetis works with different types of businesses, from start- and scale-ups to blue-chip clients, to help them grow and accelerate the digital side of their business.

From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

How To Define an Outcome-Based Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in 7 Steps

Proficientz

What is a Minimum Viable Product? A minimum viable product is a collection of product features and capabilities that are required (at a minimum) to deliver a solution the market is willing to pay for. The easier it is to quantify the value, the more likely the solution will succeed.

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A Decade in Product – a Retrospective

Mind the Product

This year doesn’t just mark the start of a new decade, but also the 10th anniversary of the first ever #ProductTank (and my 20th as a Product Manager).

How to Get the Most Out of Your Calendar

Nir Eyal

The post How to Get the Most Out of Your Calendar appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Product School Review: Everything you need to know before considering PM Bootcamps

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

There are many paths to a career in Product Management. Many prospective PMs consider business school, internships, side-projects, startup experience, or bootcamps. Bootcamps are a very popular learning model in the tech industry for several reasons.

NPS Alone is a Vanity Metric. Go Further.

280 Group

Net Promoter Score is an important political number, but it’s a method of measuring customer sentiment that falls on a flat scale. Over 150 S&P companies cited NPS in 2018 earnings calls. Bonuses are based on it. Millions of dollars are spent managing it. Every industry captures it.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Creating a Feature Request Process for B2B Product and Customer Success Teams

Mind the Product

In many organizations, product leaders have a constant stream of tasks coming in from customer-facing teams. Feature requests, bug fixes – all of them urgent.

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AI on Pause?

Piyanka Jain

Pretty much all AI/ML customer and transactional models have been on pause for the last few months. As we speak, history is being written… Continue reading on Becoming Human: Artificial Intelligence Magazine ». analytics data-science machine-learning data artificial-intelligence

Hear Me on Techie Leadership Podcast

Johanna Rothman

I had the chance to be on Andrei Crudu's Techie Leadership podcast. He asks questions about successes and failures as a leader. When we're on podcasts, it's tempting for us to tell stories about other people. I do have plenty of stories about leaders in my consulting experience.

“On the Box Thinking” to Build a Better MVP

280 Group

If you can’t clearly identify what will ultimately make your product sell BEFORE you build it, you won’t build what will sell. Before the Product MVP (Minimally Viable Product) is specified, Product Managers need to establish another kind of “MVP”.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Priorities for Prioritization

Mind the Product

Prioritization techniques such as RICE, MoSCoW and Value versus Effort are not complicated in theory but in practice, most Product Managers struggle with prioritization and research such as The state of Product Leadership 2020 shows that we’re not especially good at it.

AI on Pause?

Piyanka Jain

Pretty much all AI/ML customer and transactional models have been on pause for the last few months. As we speak, history is being written. Thus new models can’t be created either as these models rely on the fundamental principle that the past predicts future.

What is an online community?

Pragmatic Marketing

It seems like a simple question and I'm willing to bet the term is not entirely new to you.

Better Product Internationalization With Localization Best Practices

The Product Coalition

Planning to develop a website, game or other? Don’t forget to factor in localization best practices if you want to bring it to the world scale. Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash Localization is not an act in hindsight, but an integral part of the product development process.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Book Excerpt: What Do We Do Now? By Randy Silver

Mind the Product

As the COVID-19 crisis began hitting home, a lot of the conversations I had with product people started to take the same tone. It quickly became clear that many people were dealing with the same basic questions. There was also a lot of confusion about how to move forward. As a result, I sat down [.].

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AI on Pause?

Piyanka Jain

Pretty much all AI/ML customer and transactional models have been on pause for the last few months. As we speak, history is being written. Thus new models can’t be created either as these models rely on the fundamental principle that the past predicts future.

What is an online community?

Pragmatic Marketing

It seems like a simple question and I'm willing to bet the term is not entirely new to you.

Why Innovation Needs Legitimacy and Power to Flourish

Strategyzer

One of the key attributes of an invincible company is the ability to manage the Explore and Exploit portfolio with an equal amount of strategic focus and energy. But Explore and Exploit are very different. The same practices you use to exploit existing businesses cannot be used to explore new ideas.

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.

Monthly Members Roundup ? May

Mind the Product

These first four weeks of Mind the Product Membership have gone by in a flash and, if you signed up already, we hope you’re enjoying the experience so far.

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Strategic Frameworks to Manage in a Post-COVID-19 World

Pragmatic Marketing

In technology circles, the term “disruption” conjures images of positive shaking of the status quo by derivative, innovative offerings that make the user’s life easier.

TEI 284: The Disney way of innovation – with Duncan Wardle

Product Innovation Educators

The strategies the Disney Head of Innovation used to bring products customers love to life. Last year I was at a product management conference in Orlando and the keynote speaker discussed leadership at Disney. It got me interested in how Disney innovates.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

Designing and Using Your Product Leadership Scorecard by Ross Webb

Mind the Product

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Ross Webb reveals some simple techniques that can be applied to help us communicate and develop much more effectively. For product managers, there’s often a troubling disconnect within organisations.

Kanban Best Practices & Cheat Sheet

Agile Velocity

The Kanban Method is a powerful way for Agile teams and organizations to visualize work, identify and eliminate bottlenecks, and achieve measurable operational improvements in throughput and quality. This article is a Kanban cheat sheet identifying best practices , meetings , and key terms.

Strategic Frameworks to Manage in a Post-COVID-19 World

Pragmatic Marketing

In technology circles, the term “disruption” conjures images of positive shaking of the status quo by derivative, innovative offerings that make the user’s life easier.