Sat.Apr 11, 2020 - Fri.Apr 17, 2020

Product Teams: Help Your Company Navigate COVID-19 With This One Simple Process.

Gainsight

Unless you are in one of a few select industries — video conferencing, distance learning, security or certain healthcare companies etc. COVID-19 is likely to put a big dent in your growth. Much worse, companies are at high risk of losing the customers they already have.

Competitive Analysis: How Product Managers Can Pinpoint Which Competitors Matter Most

280 Group

This article discusses the big picture of Competitive Analysis and how you can get a thorough understanding of the competitive landscape.

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Marketing Data: 5 Steps to Move Your Business Forward

Indicative

Marketing teams have navigated more change in the last 3 years than they have in the last 50 — and in 2020 and during the crisis that now exists, the rate at which companies encounter new decision-making terrain is accelerating. .

Product Ops by the Numbers

ProductCraft

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the Pendo blog. Ever since we began exploring the rise in product operations (product ops), we’ve been hearing stories about how the function has revolutionized product teams.

From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

An MVP Can Save Your Product’s Life

The Product Coalition

An MVP (minimum viable product) significantly increases the chances for your product to win engagement from real customers and break into the market.

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The Difference between Impact Mapping and… – Product Thoughts #164

Tim Herbig

Over the years, I’ve developed and refined my own interpretation of Impact Mapping (learn more about that here). But especially during my training and talks, I often get questions about how Impact Mapping relates to other frameworks out there.

Five challenges of remote user research and how to deal with them

Userzoom

Remote user research and testing has never been more at the forefront of UX researchers’ minds and toolkits.

How Designers Improve Product Quality

Modus Create

I fell in love with design because of the beautiful mockups I would see on sites like Behance and Dribbble. Detailed design specs impressed and inspired me equally as much — so thoughtful and comprehensive. But, guess what? As a designer, your design specs actually don’t mean squat.

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A PM’s dream-come-true: Triaging issues and feedback from Usersnap to Jira

Usersnap

As a product owner, you love feedback. But you might not jump with excitement about having to triage these requests and issues for the preparation of your upcoming development sprints.

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.

Product Management Jobs: Quick Starter Guide

280 Group

The Coronavirus pandemic has left many in the product management community without a job as their companies reacted to the drastic market impact. But there are companies who are hiring ! So, what is your plan for your next strategic role?

Why You Don’t Have to Be a Rocket Scientist to Think Like One

Nir Eyal

The post Why You Don’t Have to Be a Rocket Scientist to Think Like One appeared first on Nir and Far. Creativity

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Christina Wodtke: Working with Mindfulness and Compassion

Mind the Product

Christina Wodtke’s path to her current standing as an established authority on the attributes of high-performing teams and the use of OKRs has been a roundabout one. As she puts it: “I took the scenic route.”.

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Essential and Non-Essential Customer Problems

Proficientz

The terms essential and non-essential are now part of our new lexicon as we fight the coronavirus pandemic. Essential and non-essential businesses. Essential and non-essential goods and services. And now, essential and non-essential customer problems.

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.

Why cross-cultural design really matters

Imaginary Cloud - Design

If you're about to design a new product or to expand it to a new market, leave your assumptions aside: focus on your users first. Between awesome features, branding colours and business goals, users, who should be the main prioriy, are often forgotten during the process.

Free Online Course Materials for the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas

Strategyzer

In the last two weeks we have been inundated with emails from teachers, lecturers and professors struggling to move their classes from an in-person environment to an online setting. Training

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Case Study: Launching PayMe from HSBC

Mind the Product

Before moving to super app Gojek to lead its efforts on mass financial inclusion, Adam Darcy developed PayMe, a product that has helped to transform the way young people in Hong Kong think about HSBC.

Radical Remote Tip: No Standups

Johanna Rothman

I've worked with several managers and team leaders over the past few weeks as everyone is suddenly remote. Every single person in a leadership position struggles with (agile) team transparency. These leaders think the team members work alone. (I I think they're correct.)

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.

The 5 Ws of the Pragmatic Alumni Community

Pragmatic Marketing

For the better part of the last year, the team at Pragmatic Institute has been hard at work building a robust community where product professionals can come together to share their ideas, experiences, advice, tools, templates and more.

Product In the Time of Cholera*

Mironov Consulting

I have about a dozen coaching/mentoring calls each week with product leaders, and the tone of those calls has just shifted. Through March and early April, most of the discussions were about making sure our workmates/family/friends were safe and able to connect virtually.

Creating Cognitively Diverse Teams by Rakhi Rajani

Mind the Product

As a Psychologist, Rakhi Rajani, explores the intersection between human and machine intelligence. In her MTP Engage Manchester talk in February 2020, she covered how we can go about creating cognitively diverse teams to tackle the big questions of the future.

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Free Online Course Materials for the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas

Strategyzer

In the last two weeks we have been inundated with emails from teachers, lecturers and professors struggling to move their classes from an in-person environment to an online setting. Training

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The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

The 5 Ws of the Pragmatic Alumni Community

Pragmatic Marketing

For the better part of the last year, the team at Pragmatic Institute has been hard at work building a robust community where product professionals can come together to share their ideas, experiences, advice, tools, templates and more.

[Case Study] How Touchright Software saved hours of dev time after switching from Walkme to Userpilot

Userpilot

With a complex product consisting of both a desktop dashboard and a mobile app for Real Estate agents, Rachel Lightfoot, a co-founder and product manager at Touchright – struggled with user onboarding and activation.

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Stories from the ProductTank Community – Brisbane

Mind the Product

ProductTank organisers Jase Clamp and Louise Flynn give us a snapshot of the Brisbane product scene and reveal something the rest of us have been missing! What is it that motivates you to run ProductTank meetups?

TEI 278: Creating the courage to succeed at anything – with 4-decade Olympian Ruben Gonzalez

Product Innovation Educators

How anyone can persevere and reach their goals even in difficult times. The Everyday Innovator Online Summit recently ended. It was April 8-10, 2020. The speakers were absolutely incredible!

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Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

Pivoting Your Product Line for the Greater Good: Lessons from New Balance, Dyson and Others

Pragmatic Marketing

It is no longer uncommon for companies around the world to cease production on the products that made them famous in favor of manufacturing tools needed to fight COVID-19.

A Primer on Business Strategy From Hamilton Helmer's 7 Powers

Sachin Rekhi

In Silicon Valley, we've become well-versed in the importance of finding product/market fit as the most important early pursuit for any new product or startup.

Want Business Agility? Use These Seven Innovation Principles

Johanna Rothman

I'm rewriting/reorganizing the Lead an Innovative Organization book. I realized I have 7 innovation principles: Clarify the organization's purpose. . Manage for effectiveness. Seek outcomes, not outputs. Flow efficiency at all levels. Encourage small-world networks of relationships.

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