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The CEO Decoder Ring by Amanda Richardson

Mind the Product

Why are CEOs crazy? This is the question that Amanda Richardson , CEO of Rabbit, tackled at #mtpcon Singapore. With extensive experience working with CEOs, and now being one herself, Amanda has come to the conclusion that even good CEOs are crazy.

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Motivated Reasoning and Validating Hypotheses

Tyner Blain

In our continuing series on managing the risk in your backlog, we look at the risk of kidding ourselves.

10 Tips for Making Roadmaps Your Non-Product Team Members Will Understand

ProductPlan

Product management owns the roadmap. They spend more time than anyone in the company poring over this important strategic blueprint. But that doesn’t mean the roadmap is an internal document for the product team’s eyes only. If they want their products to succeed, product managers need to share their roadmaps with other teams across the company. That means your roadmap needs to be more than well-thought-out, strategically sound, and supported by data.

Selling to Product Managers

The Product Bistro

An interesting topic today, what it must be like to sell to someone who lives and breathes products, and all aspects therein. This post revolves around selecting a realtor as the trustee of my Stepfather’s estate. Synopsis: In late 2018, my Stepfather, my father figure for over 40 years, passed away. He had been ill […]. product management sales

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Pathways to a Product Management Career

Product Management Unpacked

If you’re reading this, you’re exploring how to become a Product Manager and you’ve undoubtedly concluded that you will be in high demand. You’re right. The role of Product Manager is in the top 10 hardest-to-fill jobs across the entire information technology sector, which makes them among the highest paid, too. So why aren’t there more good Product Managers? Two reasons: The job isn’t easy.

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Get a Job – Ace the Interview

Spice Catalyst

It was probably difficult to land that job interview, and you don’t want to screw it up! If you can’t interview effectively, your knowledge and work experience will go unnoticed. A less qualified candidate may get the job because of better interviewing skills.

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How Google Conducts User Research to Ensure Customer Loyalty

Usersnap

Google’s tech alone didn’t build them into a top company, User Research matters too! Creatively exploring market preferences is critical for success. Google first gained an initial foothold and held onto it through such evaluations.

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A Better Shipyard – Joff Redfern on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Few people have more experience in leading product teams than Joff Redfern. Now the VP of Product at Atlassian, he’s held similar roles at LinkedIn, Yahoo!, and Fidelity Investments.

Product Managers Struggle To Get Their Customized Email Correct

The Accidental Product Manager

Product managers need to do a better job of customizing their emails Image Credit: twitter.com/mattwi1s0n. So let’s talk about email for just a moment. If you are like me, you get a ton of the stuff. In all honesty, most of it is junk and I just end up deleting it even before I read it.

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!

Product Success Management Issues – Mike Locy – Episode – PSMI005

Spice Catalyst

This is the fifth episode of our Product Success Management Issues podcast. This episode we feature Mike Locy, he is currently the Director of product management at Viasat. This is the fifth episode of our Product Success Management Issues podcast.

Market Problems and Frustrations

Pragmatic Marketing

Much of what product managers do on a daily basis is prioritize a long list of requests. Requests that come from everywhere: a feature needed to close a deal, an idea from the dev team, a list of open items from support, and on and on and on.

Indecision in Product: How to Avoid Becoming a Bottleneck

Mind the Product

A few years ago, comedian Aziz Ansari released a Netflix special called “ Live at Madison Square Garden ”. During his set, he joked about the effort required to buy a new toothbrush. Not just any toothbrush would do, he had to have the best. He researched for hours, Googling “best toothbrush” and reading articles on the pros and cons of bristle strength. As he reflected, he questioned his indecisiveness and his desire to have the best when any toothbrush would have done the job.

Understanding your “aha” moments and putting them to work

Inside Intercom

Whenever I conduct research with customers on how they onboard users to their product, I’m always fascinated by how often the term “aha” moment comes up.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

How do Technographics Drive B2B Marketing and Sales Intelligence?

DemandMatrix

The pressure is still mounting on B2B Marketing teams to stop being just another cost centre and turn into a core performance driven function. As a result of this, sophisticated data sets and custom Marketing and Sales intelligence is becoming the new need of the hour.

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The Definitive Product Management Toolbox

The Product Coalition

Or at least an attempt… 😉 Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». startup product-management technology careers

Our 6 favorite interface design talks from Krupa 2019

ProductBoard

On April 6th, I, along with my colleague and fellow designer Petur Pilat, hopped on a plane to Kiev, Ukraine for the interface design conference, Krupa 2019.

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How marketing helped Segment go from 6 months runway to a $1.5 billion dollar valuation

Inside Intercom

Six years ago, Segment were just four engineers sitting in an apartment on Russian Hill in San Francisco. They had a great product, a few hundred customers but there was a problem – they had just 6 months of runway.

Nine Companies Share 30+ Best Practices for Creating Embedded Analytics Products

In this 4-part series, product and technology leaders share insights for successfully going to market with a data product. Download the eBook now, and find out how you can embed analytics in your solution, from building your business case to designing and launching your product.

9 In-App Messaging Examples That Boost User Engagement

Gainsight

In-app messages are popping up everywhere and SaaS products are no exception. In-app engagements is a highly effective way to increase user retention and engagement. In fact, products that use in-app engagements see a 3x boost in engagement and a 4x increase in conversions.

Introducing: Image Matchmaker

AB Tasty

Check out our latest product innovation, 'Image Matchmaker', the AI-powered dynamic widget that makes optimizing your product page images a breeze! This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Introducing: Image Matchmaker. Conversion Optimization Innovation

Emotional Debt by Tomek Wlodarek

Mind the Product

Everyone knows about technical debt. But we often stay silent about the emotional debt product managers can build up while building products they love. In this talk from #mtpengage Manchester, Tomek Wlodarek explores the topic of emotional debt, and what product managers can do to mitigate it.

TEI 224: Integrating Scrum into other processes including Stage-Gate – with Mike Cohn

Product Innovation Educators

Commit to the process and work through challenges to achieve product success. Many of the companies I have worked with this year want to make their product development and management capability more agile.

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Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

How we used the Superhuman Product-Market Fit to learn what to build and whom to target

The Product Coalition

How we used the Superhuman’s Product-Market Fit model to learn what to build and whom to target A few months back I read an amazing Blog post by Rahul Vohra about how Superhuman was able to reach Product-Market Fit.

Is your Product superpower an explorer or a settler?

BrainMates

One Product Manager superpower we have is the ability to constantly context switch between big and small, future and present, general and specific. This is an admirable quality. And, it can make it very difficult to focus on any one thing.

ProductGeeks Community is BACK ! Announcing AMA with Indus Khaitan, Growth @Chargebee

NextBigWhat

Fellas: We have relaunched the Productgeeks community (on Slack channel) with a clear focus on enabling growth conversations and connections. We are happy to announce our first AMA – with… The post ProductGeeks Community is BACK !

How Becoming a Product Manager has Taught me Valuable Life Skills

Mind the Product

Last year I started my product management career full time, with a startup called Split Software. Previously I was a growth experimentation manager at Skyscanner, and while there I got to work closely with product managers and designers and generally dipped my toes into the product world whenever I could. My current role has been challenging but thoroughly rewarding.

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.