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4 steps to gathering user feedback from social media

Craft.io

Imagine being in a room filled with people who have used your product and people who may use it in the future. Would you just lurk in the corner and listen to what they have to say, or join the conversation, learn about their pain points and ask for their thoughts on the product?

The Nuance of Better

The Product Coalition

If you want better products from your teams, define what better means and what needs to be better. Here’s a ritual that will help your team do this more effectively. This article is co-written by Mary Sherwin. Illustration by Megan Lynch / frog What we’ve created isn’t good enough.

Escape From the Feature Roadmap to Outcome-driven Development

Mind the Product

I’ve made a lot of roadmaps in my time. In fact, in the first three years I was at WorldRemit, I counted that I represented our company roadmap in 10 different ways.

In Product Management, it’s Not About the Big Idea. It’s About the Problem You Need to Solve.

Product Management Unpacked

In reality, there are already too many ideas. Maybe even too many big ideas. That’s the bad news. Here’s the good news: as consumers and businesses, we have an endless number of problems. Some are big problems. And usually big problems need ideas of all sizes in order to find the right solution.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

In today’s ambitious business environment, many companies are taking an embedded analytics approach to capitalizing on the value of their information. Learn all about embedded analytics in this guide by Sisense, including a general overview of embedded analytics, the different approaches to embedding BI and analytics, and the benefits and challenges of the most popular BI solution technologies.

Product Management Interview Tips

The Product Bistro

So you want a product management job? How should you prepare for the interview? Especially if you are junior or looking for your first step on the product management ladder. I will share my experiences of several hops, and over 20 years of experience, on both sides of the interviewing process. Or you have been […]. general product management interview resume

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What we Learned at #mtpcon London 2018

Mind the Product

On Friday, we gathered with 1,700 of our closest friends from over 50 countries to spend a day sharing with each other, hearing from amazing speakers, and taking time out to focus on our craft.

‘CSM & Product’ Is the New ‘Sales & Marketing’

Gainsight

If you take a look at my LinkedIn page (and scroll way, way down), you’ll see exactly where my career took a left turn. (No, No, not Chipshot.com—you scrolled too far!). I started my professional career as a product manager.

Product Management Rockstars

The Product Bistro

I read a post today by Tom Leung on his blog, “Always be Shipping” that got me thinking. The premise of the posting was that only superstars need to apply. As someone in my earlier days who viewed himself with many of the qualities that are being sought, and to a large degree still lives […]. PM Tales essentials

Video: The Art of Being Compelling as a Product Manager

Sachin Rekhi

Video: The Art of Being Compelling as a Product Manager. Slides: The Art of Being Compelling as a Product Manager. Essay: The Art of Being Compelling as a Product Manager.

6 Styles of Data Analysis and Visualizations

Get inspiration for your next dashboard update in this guide to the six styles of analytics and data visualizations.

Evaluating Experiments: When the Numbers lie

Mind the Product

It takes many different competences to be a product manager, but one of the most important ones is the ability to decide on the future direction of your product.

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13 of the Best App Designs: They’re So [not] Basic

Appsee

It’s no secret, here at Appsee we LOVE apps. We’re constantly on the lookout for the newest and coolest–especially when it comes to the best app design. Problem is, we see a lot of apps every day, and we take our selection process very seriously.

What is a good product launch checklist?

Spice Catalyst

These are the big tasks for launching a product, but you may need to adjust for your product and your market. Product ready for launch. Be careful of launching too early before the product is ready. Packaging and pricing set.

The Art of the Strategic Product Roadmap

The Product Coalition

Strategy, visualized. Crafted by design, engineered to keep customers close. Products live within markets that are constantly changing, making planning a difficult process. Something happens that the plan didn’t account for and we are suddenly fighting to survive.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

How to retain more users with value-based onboarding

Inside Intercom

Brand new users aren’t committed to your product when they first sign up. They’re just trying it out. A great first use experience has to prove to these new and uncertain customers that your product will actually make their lives better.

Thank You for Helping Hone our Craft at #mtpcon London 2018

Mind the Product

On October 18-19, 2018 we gathered passionate product people from over 50 countries around the world in London for two days of learning, sharing, and honing our craft. Thank you for joining us and making it another incredible and memorable conference!

Hiten Shah on how to avoid common pitfalls of product development

RealtimeBoard

Hiten Shah on how to avoid common pitfalls of product development In today’s fast-changing business environment, it’s critical to consistently come up with valid product ideas, scale them and move forward to create the future for your customers. That’s a tough goal, but San Francisco-based entrepreneur Hiten Shah has mastered the art, even with a team that’s distributed […].

The decline of American democracy is rooted in poor UX

TryMyUI

UX principles applied in the digital world can be just as effective in the real world, and the U.S. voting system—from registration to the polls— is in desperate need of a UX makeover. The post The decline of American democracy is rooted in poor UX appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. Musings Practicing UX Research TryMyUI

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Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

3 Ways Customer Reviews Can Grow Your Sales

AB Tasty

While we live in an era of digital marketing, the significance of word of mouth can never be denied or overlooked. But how can digital marketing be linked to word of mouth? Well, have you ever heard of the term ‘online reviews’?

How Product Managers can Use the EMBED Framework for Mobile Onboarding

Appsee

Did you know that you only have 3 days to get people hooked on your mobile app and prevent them from abandoning it altogether? If you want people to stay, you have to get them to an aha moment within those first few days.

Key strategies to successfully scale your customer support

Inside Intercom

How do you scale a support organization without breaking the budget or killing the quality of the customer experience? It’s an age old question for anyone leading a customer support organization, the sort of challenge that requires continuous innovation as a company and its customer base expands.

Why an SRE should be among your first 15 hires

Split

As a follow-up to Why Quality Automation Should Be Among Your 10 First Hires , I’d like to discuss why an SRE (Software Reliability Engineer) should be among your first 15 engineering hires.

Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

How Cohort Analysis Can Increase Your Conversions

AB Tasty

This is a guest post by Charlie Carpenter, co-founder and CEO of Kite. Anyone running an eCommerce site – or, indeed, Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How Cohort Analysis Can Increase Your Conversions. A/B Testing E-commerce Personalization

Where Does the Growth Role Fit?

ProductCraft Debates

Everywhere you look these days, there seems to be a growth marketer or growth product manager (or growth hacker, as much as that title makes us cringe). But does anyone have a good sense of what these growth roles actually mean? Last week we published a piece that tries to explain at least what growth. The post Where Does the Growth Role Fit? appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo

How to balance customer success and revenue in sales

Inside Intercom

Customer success means wildly different things to different companies in the SaaS industry. Many organizations create customer success teams but there’s no clear definition as to how these teams develop long-term value for both the customer and the business.

How to Build Human-First Products

Gainsight

Today we announced that Gainsight is acquiring Aptrinsic. I couldn’t be more excited to start working closely with Aptrinsic’s CEO and co-founder Mickey Alon. I’ve come to respect Mickey deeply as a thought leader, and his vision for how to help his customers is very aligned with ours.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Management Signals

Johanna Rothman

I’m catching up on my podcasts and just listened to Seth Godin’s Akimbo episode about honest signals. (Do Do listen.) It’s about the signals we send that are honest or dishonest and why we might choose one, the other, or both.

How to Increase Your App’s Success with Strategic Marketing Tactics

The Product Coalition

Most companies understand the value of integrating a strategic marketing plan into their app development process and see it as one of mobile app success factors. It is essential to create a planned marketing strategy in order to ensure app success.

3 ways Answer Bot saves your support team time

Inside Intercom

Answer Bot is a big part of our vision for the future – a world where Messengers, Bots and Apps provide radical efficiencies for your business. At its core, it is designed to save time – especially for support teams.