Sat.Feb 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 01, 2019

article thumbnail

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

BrainMates

This is a guest post from Ab hinaw Kumar. Having spent several years playing both Marketing and Product Management roles, I can confidently suggest that every Product Manager who wants to make a significant impact on the overall success of the business should switch to Product Marketing roles several times in his career. I would also propose that companies should never differentiate between Product Managers and Product Marketers while hiring and they should encourage transition into one role fro

article thumbnail

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. We increasingly access our applications via browsers, consuming the technology through a web log-in.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Using Process Mapping to Document your Roadmapping Process

ProductPlan

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.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

article thumbnail

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.

More Trending

article thumbnail

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 ».

Education 150
article thumbnail

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.

284
284
article thumbnail

The key to having impact as an engineer? Empathy

Intercom, Inc.

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. At our event Building Intercom in Dublin, I discussed how this empathetic approach can play out even on a small scale, using the example of a seemingly simple feature I was working on.

article thumbnail

Biggest Product Regret

The Product Guy

Mis-steps and mistakes can be great opportunities for learning. From past regrets reflected spring great product people. Watch as we learn more from product management expert, Alisa Warshawski.

article thumbnail

Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

article thumbnail

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. It’s not just that he’s extremely prolific – it’s the quality and depth of his tweets (and his longer essays ) that reach deep into the heart of what we’re struggling with on a daily basis – especially his post 12 Signs You’re working in a Feature Factory.

article thumbnail

Overcoming Bad Product PR

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.

article thumbnail

Every sales team needs chatbots. Here’s why.

Intercom, Inc.

When it comes to scaling a business in 2019, one thing matters most: customer experience. For today’s prospects, that means providing a real-time, personalized buying journey. Last week we sat down with growth expert Sujan Patel to talk about how sales teams can create these experiences at scale – with chatbots. Chatbots enable sales people, us included ??

Webinar 112
article thumbnail

How Product Managers Can Build Great Personal Brands

The Product Guy

Effective product managers and leaders know that it’s worth investing in their personal brands. I’ll provide lessons from working with more than 200 product managers on refining their articles, interviews, and insights to reach key audiences. In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Nis Frome, lead a conversation on this topic.

Branding 136
article thumbnail

The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

article thumbnail

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. In non-technical terms, an API is “a stable contract for communications between computer services” – essentially, a mechanism that allows computer services to speak with each other.

article thumbnail

Podcast: How to Break Into Product Management

Sachin Rekhi

Listen: SoundCloud | PMLesson. Transcript: PMLesson. Original Essay: 5 Paths To Your First Product Manager Role. I was recently invited on the PMLesson podcast to share the 5 most common paths to landing your first product management role. We discussed each of the following ways to break in as well as best practices for each path to increase your chances of successfully making the leap.

article thumbnail

What we shipped: 5 features to boost productivity

Intercom, Inc.

Raise your hand if you started this year with a productivity resolution. How are you tracking against it now? If you’re like most people, that resolution may be slipping further out of sight. The majority of New Year’s resolutions fail by February, so the odds are stacked against you. If your goal is to be more productive, the best place to start is by having the right tools.

article thumbnail

Reverse Interview

Ask Benny

Take control of your career by interviewing your employer. Many have written about what qualities they are looking for in a product manager and how they recruit them. I promise to write my own take on this at some point. This time I want to take another angle. When I mentor product managers or talk with my colleagues, many times their greatest challenge is that the culture of their company ties their hands.

article thumbnail

The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

article thumbnail

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. How do we attach data science and analytics to product development and management? There is no “right” answer, but Mike uses three ingredients to optimise his data in Workplace: Data tooling.

article thumbnail

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. If you haven’t had a chance to go and check it out, you really should. But I am not here to talk about Product Hunt today (it deserves an entire blog post!

article thumbnail

'Product Analytics Playbook: Mastering Engagement' is Here!

Amplitude

Today, the long-awaited second Product Analytics Playbook: Mastering Engagement is here! Over 27,000 words on how to best engage with your customers—current, new, and future. No matter where they are in the engagement loop, you have a unique opportunity to continuously provide them value and remind them how your product can help make their lives easier.

article thumbnail

Treat your Roadmap as a Compass

Ask Benny

How to effectively build and manage your roadmap and your stakeholders’ expectations. The Roadmap Challenge I recently participated in a meetup of very experienced product management leaders arranged by ProductX. We discussed roadmaps and the challenges surrounding them. Even though all of these product managers have years of experience it seemed like the challenge is still fresh as in their first days.

Roadmap 74
article thumbnail

A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!

article thumbnail

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. It’s starting to play critical roles in solving inventory problems, loan prediction, user personalization, customer segmentation, propensity to churn, product pricing, and many other areas, with the goal of enhancing customer experience and the bottom line.

article thumbnail

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

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. So after having lived there all my life, I was craving moving somewhere closer to mountains, lakes, and forests. After considering Canada, Ireland, and Scotland, my wife and I decided.

article thumbnail

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. Product leadership often requires developing the most compelling vision for a given area, balancing execution needs with demands from senior leaders to constantly innovate. To embody this duality, leaders must not stick in the operational weeds with incremental optimizations.

article thumbnail

Product Management is about People and Trust.

Ask Benny

The importance of soft skills. The Technical Product Manager Junior product managers usually focus their learning on the technical aspects of the profession:· Are my requirements the best?· How should I conduct competitive analysis?· How should I price my product?· Is my writing good enough?· … Product management courses usually focus on the same things.

article thumbnail

A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr