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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

How to Monetize Data with Analytics

For software vendors looking to grow their customer base and increase revenue in a crowded marketplace, successfully and seamlessly integrating analytics into a SaaS product is critical. Learn how to monetize and productize data with embedded analytics.

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.

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Taking Continuous Discovery to the Next Level at SEEK [Case Study]

Product Talk

As a discovery coach , I work with all kinds of companies and teams. Some are brand new to discovery , others are already far along in their journey.

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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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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.

On Being "Product Led"

Amplitude

At Amplitude, we often use the phrase “product-led” because it represents something we are really passionate about, and it inspires why we’re building the product we are building. We acknowledge that the phrase is prone to misunderstanding.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

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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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 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.

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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Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

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.

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.

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

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

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.

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.

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.

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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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

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

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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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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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.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.