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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.

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.

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.

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

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Is Continuous Deployment Causing Your Users Continuous Stress?

ProductCraft

There’s a principle in the field of industrial operations called the bullwhip effect, which posits that upstream supply chain variability has an amplified downstream impact.

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.

The Definitive Product Management Toolbox

The Product Coalition

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

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

How Technology Drives the Evolution of Beta Testing

Centercode

We may associate the idea of beta testing with Google, Microsoft, video games, and other tech with roots in the late 20th century, but IBM cemented “beta” as far back as the 1950s. The Director of Betabound, Brad Day, wrote about the history of beta.

New Way To Find Remote Product Manager Jobs

The Accidental Product Manager

ProductRemote product manager remote job hunt service. Quick heads up for everyone. Anthony Bibbs Jr.

productboard is now even better for large & scaling organizations

ProductBoard

At organizations of every size, product teams know they must deliver excellent products to thrive. Competition is accelerating with new entrants seemingly popping up overnight. With so much choice, customers demand more of their products than ever. Here’s what we know: It’s non-negotiable for product teams to achieve a deep understanding of what their users really need. Source. Product

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How data informs design intuition

Mixpanel

I’m Rakhi Parekh, a Senior Product Designer at Mixpanel, and I’m responsible for our product’s end-to-end user experience. Fundamentally, Mixpanel is a tool for answering questions about user behavior, and I help people find these answers as quickly as possible.

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.

Product Love Podcast: Michael Sippey, VP of Product at Medium

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I talked to one of the first bloggers in the world. Really. Michael Sippey, the VP of Product at Medium, started writing online in 1995 with a blog called “Stating The Obvious.”

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Announcing our new guides: everything you need to know about buying live chat

Inside Intercom

Live chat is the ultimate way for modern sales and marketing teams to engage personally with customers, but sometimes the process of choosing the right live chat tool can feel overwhelming. With so many tools and shiny new features emerging in the market, decision paralysis can easily kick in.

I will take my entertainment to go, please.

The Product Coalition

Amazon Prime Video app has won the metadata game for customers like me who take their entertainment on-the-go, mainly on their smartphones or tablets. The Netflix stories feature might have changed my opinion, especially considering the content available on Netflix.