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A Breakup Letter to Staging


Dear Staging – It’s not working out anymore. I would say it’s not you, it’s me, but actually – it is you. You have several flaws that make working with you impossible. Staging – You’re Expensive. First, you’re very expensive to maintain.

How Can Product Managers Reduce Cognitive Load To Increase Feature Adoption?

Mind the Product

How do friction costs and Hick’s Law affect the adoption rates of product features, and how can product managers reduce a user’s cognitive load? A number of different elements compete for an online audience’s attention.

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4 Reasons Why Every Data-Driven Product Leader Should Attend Pulse Everywhere


If you haven’t already heard, Gainsight is hosting Pulse Everywhere coming up on May 13th and 14th, which will be one of the largest virtual gatherings of Product leaders currently happening. If you’re not yet registered, check out the agenda and sign up.

Women in Product Management: Gaining Recognition – You Asked, We Answered.

280 Group

This month, we presented a webinar from our Product Management Leadership series – No Bragging Required: How Women in PM Can Get the Recognition They Deserve. You can view the accompanying blog post here.

How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. But how you tailor that conversation depends on who you’re having it with, because your stakeholders’ vision for the future and your customers’ vision are likely two different things. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfill, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. A conversation about creating value is going to vary based on whether or not you’re asking someone to buy your product, or fund it.

Learnings from One Year into Product Management

The Product Coalition

The First 30 Days You realize this is nothing like what is written in most of the product management books The first few days as a product manager can be really hard because you don’t know what exactly are you supposed to do, and the only reference you have is other PMs in your team.

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Checklists for Hiring Remote People

Johanna Rothman

As we move to more remote work, especially in these pandemic times, how do we integrate people so they can succeed? See Hiring Geeks That Fit for all the new employee checklists and how to use them. Want to preview the checklists and templates?

Measuring the Success of Your Product Ops Team


You’ve read a few articles and blog posts about how product ops is on the rise and the value it can provide to your organization. So, you began building out your own product ops team. You determined the biggest areas of need and opportunity, then you hired the best people for the job. Now, the.

21 Best Practices for Migrating to React JS

Modus Create

Adopting a modern tech stack is essential for any organization embracing the digital transformation journey. The modernization of web applications is a core requirement as customers demand high performing and well-designed user interfaces.

Why do dancers make great Product Managers

The Product Coalition

Why Do Dancers Make Great Product Managers Image from Pexels For as long as I can remember, I’ve been passionate about dancing and product management. I started dancing in my bedroom when I was little, then I took classes and then I took more and harder classes.

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.

Don’t Follow Your Gut (and What to Do Instead)

Nir Eyal

The post Don’t Follow Your Gut (and What to Do Instead) appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making


How to be a great product manager during a recession

Product Management Unpacked

We are in an economic crisis. They happen every so often. In business, sometimes we call them recessions.

An Agile Project to Enable Social Distancing: a Case Study

Mind the Product

COVID-19 has brought a crisis to many industries and many companies. Transport, especially home delivery providers, faces big challenges. How can they ensure social distancing and thorough hygiene practices in everyday deliveries? Here’s how one transport company solved this challenge.

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TEI 280: Learn how product managers should set product price – with Ben Malakoff

Product Innovation Educators

Three phases of pricing for product managers. This episode is about pricing. A lot of product managers are not very involved in pricing decisions. If you are one of them, you should change that.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Why Netflix was called Kibble before launch #DogFood


[…] More. The post Why Netflix was called Kibble before launch #DogFood appeared first on NextBigWhat. Product Management

Three critical skills to get you from big ideas to a real business


There are many skills required in entrepreneurship and innovation. In this blog, we outline three learnable ones that are crucial to move from a big idea to a real business opportunity.

How to Grow and Scale a High-Functioning Team by Richard Cadman

Mind the Product

In this talk, Richard Cadman, Principal Product Manager at Monzo , helps us think through practical steps we need to take to grow and scale a high-functioning team. Using examples from his experience at Monzo, where he built his team up from 10 to 40 people, he covered: How to get teams engaged.

Hey, partner! Introducing new programs for app and service partners

Inside Intercom

In times like these, we could all use friends, supporters, collaborators. And as businesses, we could all use partners to forge stronger relationships with our customers.

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.

Why You Should Exchange Your Epics for Initiatives


So, it’s four weeks into a project, and you’re running into a few problems. First, your teams aren’t sure what resources they need to bring to bear. One engineer, for example, is now half-time after you’d have sworn you had her for a full six weeks.

Lessons from Hilti on What it Takes to Shift from a Product to a Service Business Model


In a previous post, we explained how business model patterns can help executives shift from outdated to a more competitive business model. Today we illustrate one of the patterns, the shift from product to service, with Hilti.


Creating Solutions for COVID-19 Frontliners – a Case Study

Mind the Product

In Part 2 of our Coping Through COVID series , we learn how the team at Springer Nature Experiments quickly created an interface, packed with vital information on Coronavirus detection protocols for the scientific research community. Overview.

H.O.M.E: Off the clock – love, laughter and life through a lens

Inside Intercom

“Home where the heart is,” as the saying goes. And for now, it’s where you’ll find the office and school and the shops and concerts, too. H.O.M.E.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

5 Reasons COVID-19 Changes SaaS Forever


via GIPHY. As I’ve written about , progress normally comes at us gradually, but COVID-19 has changed that and rapidly accelerated our progress toward the future. Virtual work, on-demand delivery, and telemedicine were all catapulted forward due to this terrible tragedy.

Warren Buffett’s Washtub Theory

The Basics of Product Management

Have you ever missed an amazing opportunity in the past? If yes, then understand Warren Buffett’s washtub theory. You will never miss an opportunity again.

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Building Communities That Work – Emily Webber on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

It can be tough, even at the best of times, to remain engaged at work – to find a community of people to share with and learn from. Emily Webber’s seen this in action and has started (and nurtured) successful communities both at work and at home.

Measuring proactive communication in COVID-19 conversations

Inside Intercom

During this time, businesses are not just waiting for customers to check in – they’re leaning on automation to proactively communicate with their customers at scale. As the current crisis has unfolded, we’ve seen those trends emerge among our own customers as well.

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.