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The Top Mobile App Trends from 2020


COVID-19 dramatically impacted how we live, learn, work, socialize, shop, and entertain ourselves. It has also changed how we interact with our favorite stores, restaurants, and service providers – even our healthcare providers.

Product Management Skills: Market Research

The Product Coalition

Market research, for Product Managers, is an absolute necessity for success. Much of the time, you’ll find that your company has already outsourced your market research to a firm.


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Hindsight Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

Nir Eyal

The post Hindsight Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making


Remote Working: No Longer New, Just Normal

Mind the Product

In 2019, remote working was something many of us dreamt of, some of us had already sampled it, and a few of us simply had no interest in doing it at all. Now, at the end of 2020, we’ve all spent most of the year honing our home-working style and in this post, we’re recapping [.].

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

A Year in Product – The Greatest Product Growth & Adoption Trends of 2020 & for 2021


Which product trends emerged in 2020 and are here to stay? What are the biggest trends in Product for 2021 you must implement into your Product Growth strategy? Who’s who in Product these days? And what new product growth terms made it to our dictionary?

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The #1 Reason Why Your Estimates Might Go Wrong

The Product Coalition

Understand why your estimates might go wrong and how to improve upon Image Source: Pixabay This incident happened in November 2019 around Diwali time in Chennai.

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The 10 Product Talks You Should Have Watched in 2020

Mind the Product

Whether it’s at one of our conferences or meetups, we host events in over 200 cities around the world and love to invite product people to take the stage, share their insights, and push our craft forward.

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TEI 314: How to make your ideas thrive instead of die – with Shankar Achanta

Product Innovation Educators

Insights for product managers from an R&D Engineering Director. How does an R&D Product Line Director lead the development of products and help to mentor product managers? That’s what I wanted to know when I talked with our guest, Shankar Achanta.

The Data Warehouse: Where We Are & Where We’re Going


As the sheer amount of data businesses generated has grown—and the ways we put that data to work along with it—data warehouses have played a pivotal role. They store our data, serve as a central source of truth, and more. Where do data warehouses stand in today’s data landscape?

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

5 More Top Product People to Follow on Medium

The Product Coalition

I previously published a list of 25 top product writers to follow on Medium. Now, I’m giving you 5 more to add to your following list. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». agile product-development product product-management product-design

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Practical Advice for Product Managers Working With Startup Founders

Mind the Product

Product managers who have never worked with founders often find their first experience a bit jarring. “f**ked” f**ked” and “crazy” have definitely been thrown around. But “crazy” is a label we use when we don’t understand.

If You’re On “Paid Time Off” Take it

Johanna Rothman

Are you on “Paid Time Off” (PTO) this and/or next week? Several of my clients claim they're on PTO. That's what their “away” email says. Yet, they've sent me emails, direct messages, all kinds of interactions. What gives? Several possibilities.

The Making of Modite Adventure

Modus Create

For our 2020 holiday game, we developed and released Modite Adventure, a combination action/adventure dungeon crawler. This game is the most complex video game we’ve ever made and was the work of countless hours of some heroes in our organization.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Product Validation: Testing and Researching Ideas to Ensure Product Success

The Product Coalition

New ideas are exciting. If you let yourself get carried away, it’s really, really hard to tell the difference between a good and bad one.

Practice Advice for Product Managers Working With Startup Founders

Mind the Product

Product managers who have never worked with founders often find their first experience a bit jarring. “f**ked” f**ked” and “crazy” have definitely been thrown around. But “crazy” is a label we use when we don’t understand.

Successful Product Management is All About Collaboration


Many people think technical knowledge is the most important quality in a product management team. That’s what I thought when I came to product management with a background in engineering.

2020 Centercode Content Roundup


You can say what you like about 2020, but you can’t say we didn’t learn a lot. This year has forced us to grow and change many, many aspects of our lives, from how we work (#remote), to how we communicate with our team (“Can you guys see my screen?”),

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

How To Pitch Your Minimum Viable Product

The Product Coalition

When it comes to fundraising, it all starts with an idea. The reality is that startups are never rarely unique?—?most most likely there are a bunch of people who are doing exactly the same. So, ‘just the idea’ isn’t what makes investors open their wallets?—?even

The 10 Product Articles You Should Have Read in 2020

Mind the Product

Every week we curate the best product and design content from across the internet into our weekly product management newsletter Prioritised. Here are the top 10 most clicked articles (and a bonus 11th because it seemed relevant this year!)

How to Change the World Without Getting Burnt-Out with Shannon Lucas

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Welcome to another episode of Enterprise Product Leadership. My fantastic guest today is Shannon Lucas, former Executive Vice President at Ericsson and Co-CEO at Catalyst Constellations. She is also a co-author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book, Move Fast. Break S**t. Burn Out.:

What we learned from Scale in 2020

Inside Intercom

This year, we launched Scale , a new content strand focusing on how industry leaders are propelling their companies forward by keeping their customers front and center. .

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Are You a Real Problem Solver?

The Product Coalition

Problem-solving is one of the core characteristics of product managers. But the ability to solve customer problems does not always translate into the ability to solve problems for your own company. It is a slightly different skill to master, but very important for your ability to succeed.

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Stories – Grant Farhall on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

As product people, we work extensively with images. While our designers may be doing the heavy lifting, who hasn’t spent an extra 30 minutes trying to find the perfect image to help get a point across for an executive presentation? (It

Using Data To Predict and Prevent Churn


People may not understand the use of “combat,” but we are in a precarious situation and time where many companies are fighting for their business life. In 2019, there were many thought leaders and evidence that the economy was shifting to the customer.

2020 on Inside Intercom

Inside Intercom

This was a year when it felt like history was unfolding in real time – rather than the narrative of our time taking shape gradually over months and years, events were seemingly getting inscribed straight into the collective memory every day, or sometimes every hour.

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!

Why Agile Crumbles, Why The Struggle?

The Product Coalition

Marty Cagan articles about product vs delivery teams and some that followed have resonated greatly with my experience and outlook. These… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». scaled-agile product-management product-team agile-transformation agile

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Top Product Roadmap Tools for 2021: These will help you get things done


Product roadmap tools enable companies to manage their products, evaluate their life cycles as well as communicate the product’s goals and progress to their team members and management. They tend to provide an overview of the different phases of a product getting developed.

10 Things We Learned About Customer Success in 2020


My brother-in-law has taken on a memorable role in family birthdays. No matter who is celebrating—from toddler to grandparent—and no matter what time of day—from morning breakfast to late at night in a bar—he always remembers to ask his patented question: “What did you learn this year?”.

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