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How working as a Product Marketer can help you become a better Product Manager


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Is developing for desktop dead?

The Product Coalition

Photo by Hugo GF on Unsplash Traditionally, we accessed applications via desktop. We downloaded and installed products, using that native digital doorway saved to our computer for repeat entry. Web-based solutions have since wreaked disruption upon this tradition.

Using Process Mapping to Document your Roadmapping Process


When a company hires a fancy management consulting firm to help them “optimize” operations, one of the first things they’ll do is document how things are currently being done. They will interview stakeholders and individual contributors, review documentation, and hold whiteboard-heavy meetings to unpack the current methods being utilized in the company.

Bridging the leadership gap in innovation

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Jesse Nieminen We’re living in an age where many industries are facing big changes. To thrive, or even survive, most companies need to find ways to innovate. Yet, most companies fail to do that. For example, according … Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Learning mission vision

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.

Retrospectives Make Better Product Outcomes

bpma ProductHub

by Ellen Gottesdiener Frustrated with the outcomes of your products? Are you, as a product manager, struggling with your development team? In my work as a product coach, achieving less than stellar product outcomes is all too common. Surprisingly, the solution to better outcomes may be right under your nose. The answer is in retrospectives.… … Product Management Product Strategy

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Top 5 FAQ On Mastering Data Science And Making Your Career Transition

Piyanka Jain

Recently I have been mentoring fresh graduates of the Masters in Business Analytics program from a historic Virginia school. Ironically… Continue reading on Towards Data Science ». data-science analytics education business careers

Why small habits make a big difference

Lead on Purpose

The word ‘habit’ generates different thoughts depending on your situation. For some it’s that thing they are addicted to. For others it brings to mind the things they’re not doing and invokes anxiety. For many in this audience, it connotes … Continue reading → Purpose habits processes results success systems


Product Business Case: Three Steps to Keeping It Grounded in Reality

Proficientz – Product Management University

Have you ever seen a product business case, especially for a new product, that didn’t look like a blockbuster? They’re rare. And how often do the revenue projections match reality? It’s hard to say. No one ever compares projections to actuals after the product hits the market.

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Podcast: How to get Your Team to do Their Best Work with John Cutler

Mind the Product

If you’re active on Product Twitter, then you already know John Cutler.

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!

Lessons in Product Management.

The Product Coalition

Image Source If you’re even slightly inclined towards Product Management, there’s very little probability that you may not have heard of “ Product Hunt ”. It is the place to learn about cool tech products that people are creating and testing.

Top UX Agencies To Choose From In 2019

UX Studio

I have spent more than 15 years with UX design agencies. In that time, I have had the luck to get to know many of the best people in this field in person. This puts me in a position to tell endless stories of the heroic work top UX agencies do day after day to fight for a better digital world.

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Overcoming Bad Product PR

Proficientz – Product Management University

What suggestions do you have for overcoming bad product PR? I have a product that has a poor reputation based on legacy quality issues that have since been resolved. Rebuilding product credibility continues to be difficult internally and externally. Overcoming bad product PR comes down to generating enough positive product PR, both internally and externally, to drown out the bad. Follow these six steps.

Why you Should Organize Product Teams Around Customer Experiences

Mind the Product

The world is full of examples of well engineered products that have failed to make an impact. What is common to them is that they failed to resonate with customers because they lacked the delight factor – the capacity to offer delightful user experiences. Such products can feel like a collection of features rather than a product with a focused value proposition.

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.

Applying the 3 Horizons Framework to Product Management

Product Club

Applying the 3 Horizons Framework to Product Management | Michael Rutledge from Michael Rutledge. First presented at Product Tank, a division of Mind the Product, February 2019.

Paul Adams on avoiding over-corrections and finding balance when problem-solving

Inside Intercom

But when we look back at all these things, we find something interesting, which is that a lot of these mistakes and things we wish we had done differently actually have the same simple pattern. I spoke on this pattern at the Inside Intercom World Tour because I think it’s a very common one.

Modus Turns Eight Years Old!

Modus Create

It’s our 8th birthday today! It’s hard to believe, March 1, 2011 doesn’t feel that long ago. As we look back at this incredible journey, the past year was one of huge milestones and growth for Modus.

ProductTank Singapore: Slaying the API Beast by Ridzwan Aminuddin

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Singapore talk, Ridzwan Aminuddin compares “speaking API” to “speaking engineering”. He delivers a bit-by-bit explanation of API fundamentals to bridge the gap between product managers and developers.

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.

How to Drive Customer-Centric Product Development Like a Digital Native


“ How to best listen to customer feedback ” was the topic of a Forbes post by the Young Entrepreneur Council , an invite-only organization that includes (according to its website) “the world’s most successful entrepreneurs 45 and younger.”.

January 2019 Product Update


You spoke, we listened! Here is our January recap of the latest product releases: Get access to your raw data. You can now use SQL for non-behavioral analysis by exporting your data to Google BigQuery.

Cost vs Value Measurements for Agile Approaches

Johanna Rothman

Some of my clients have struggled with their project governance as they move to agile approaches. In the past, they've asked for estimates and costs—by requirement—and then tracked the variance for those estimates and costs. The governance people do not record assumptions. They only record estimates and actuals. They want to “measure” the project success by adherence to estimates of date and costs, not by when the project creates which kind of value.

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Unlocking Data Science to Build the Future of Work by Mike Hyde

Mind the Product

Mike Hyde leads data science and data engineering for Workplace, Facebook’s new enterprise product for company connectivity. He is passionate about using data and insights to create innovative company cultures, so he spoke at ProductTank London about data for growth.

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!

The Digital World Changes The Way That Food Company Product Managers Operate

The Accidental Product Manager

Food purchase changes mean that product managers have to change Image Credit: Wade Brooks. Let’s be straight about a few things: the world in which we live is currently changing. A lot. Nowhere is this more evident than perhaps when we take a look at how consumers go about buying food.

The key to having impact as an engineer? Empathy

Inside Intercom

As product engineers, we like to build things, we like to solve problems, and we also want to have impact, right? But in order to have maximum impact, you need to build things that solve the right problems. How do we do that? By cultivating a deep sense of empathy for our customers.

A Digital Native Approach to Customer-Centric Product Development


“ How to best listen to customer feedback ” was the topic of a Forbes post by the Young Entrepreneur Council , an invite-only organization that includes (according to its website) “the world’s most successful entrepreneurs 45 and younger.”.

Strategies to get Started with Predictive Analytics

Mind the Product

I believe that predictive analytics is poised to enable businesses in ways we didn’t think were possible several years ago.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

TEI 217: 50% of what makes product managers successful that most are missing – with Paresh Shah

Product Innovation Educators

Learn how to go from “gear head” to “group head.” ” Two spheres of capabilities are needed for product managers to be successful. One is competency in the processes, practices, and tools of product management.

What I’ve done, learned, and taught during my first 4 weeks as a front-end engineer at productboard!


Leaving the flatlands Being a Dutch person with a deep passion for the mountains sucks. The Netherlands is one of the flattest countries in the world, and a big part of The Netherlands is literally below sea level.

Stories That Make People Care

dscout People Nerds

Serial host Sarah Koenig on compelling, empathetic storytelling in the age of audio