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Layoffs: Has the Product Management Industry Failed Us?

The Product Coalition

If we were truly lean and agile, shouldn’t we be way below the 153,000 layoffs mark? The Fall of Icarus — Jacob Peter Gowy 2022 was a dark year for the technology industry. Back in May, I wrote about the layoff trend for 2022 , but I honestly didn’t expect the situation to get this bleak.

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The 5 Ws and 1 H for Product Managers

Product Management University

The 5 Ws and 1 H represent a clever technique for developing a holistic story about a particular subject and can be especially useful for product managers.

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How to find out what your customers want by Janet Bumpas

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Oslo talk, product consultant and coach Janet Bumpas explains the key aspect of a product hero: building a product that customers love. What are products exactly? Are they a blend of features unified in a central theme?

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Slowing Down: Choosing Not to Set Goals for 2023

Product Talk

Happy New Year! For the past several years, I’ve published a state of the business report as my initial blog post of the year. And this year will be no different. In this post, I’ll reflect on the past year and look at the year ahead. Let’s dive in.

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will explore the basics of the scientific method and examine how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and lead to validated insights. You'll leave the webinar with a new understanding of how to experiment in a way that generates real insights, not just noise.

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The Product Management Yin and Yang

The Product Coalition

Credit: Alex Padurariu Early-stage Product Managers, you’ve been lied to. You were told to do a bit of everything. But doing the splits hurts your company. You can regain focus with the Product Management Yin and Yang. If you’re a product manager (PM) you’re maybe juggling with 10 things.

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How to Create a B2B Sales Demo Script

Product Management University

Sales demos are one of the easiest ways to boost your credibility with prospects and customers. A good sales demo creates that critical moment of differentiation that makes your product the obvious choice in a sea of competitors.

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ONE THING on 2023 Product Culture Resolutions

Product Culture

My friends, let’s make 2023 the year of impact. We all work hard (often too hard). We all deliver a lot to customers and stakeholders.

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The Difference Between Annual Product Planning and Quarterly Planning

ProductPlan

Achieving great things takes planning. These exercises build consensus around strategic imperatives. Moreover, they identify dependencies and synergies, as well as dictate the future work of numerous colleagues. Furthermore, they create alignment and accountability.

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How To Create a Data Product: Steps for Adding Value to Businesses And Teams

The Product Coalition

Continue reading on Product Coalition ». data data-science product machine-learning product-management

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How to Build Your Product Team's Second Brain

Product management is one of the most complex knowledge jobs. Download and see how you can dramatically increase productivity and chances of building the right product for the right audience when you manage work and knowledge at the same place.

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Kickstart the New Year with a Self-Audit

Nir Eyal

As New Year’s Eve approaches, so does the customary exercise of introspection and self-reflection. The practice of examining ourselves can be a powerfully healthy one.

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The language of product – Andy Polaine on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Welcome back to The Product Experience podcast! For our first podcast episode to kick off 2023, we speak to Andy Polaine, Design Leadership Coach, about the ever-so-sweet language of product. The perfect topic to start the new year. [.]

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How To Recognize Effective Project and Program Management

Johanna Rothman

Random Feature Roadmap for One Program. Several people on social media have denigrated the terms “project manager” and “program manager.”

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417: Using roadmaps with OKRs – with Michael Harrison

Product Innovation Educators

A process for improving product roadmapping using Objectives and Key Results – for product managers. Today we are talking about roadmaps. Some product people love roadmaps, while a lot hate them. What can make them better?

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50 Tests You Should Know for Website Optimization

When it comes to digital customer experience, continuous optimization is the only strategy that truly helps you stay ahead of the game. Download AB Tasty’s guide to web optimization featuring 50 real examples of tests you can use to drive growth.

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The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2022

First Round Review

The best company-building advice is timeless, with a focus on the fundamentals. We rounded up 30 essential insights for startups to lean on in the coming year, no matter the climate

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How To Conduct A Mobile App Usability Test: The 2023 Guide

The Product Coalition

Usability testing is an important part of the app development process because it helps to ensure that the app is easy and enjoyable to use.

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How I got my job in product – Karen Velasquez, Product Manager Signable

Mind the Product

Karen Velasquez is a product manager who has been working at electronic signature provider Signable for the last 18 months. Here’s how she got her job in product. How did you find out about the job and why did the role appeal to you? I saw it advertised on LinkedIn. It was local, I felt [.]

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How to Choose a Roadmap Tool

Dragonboat

People often associate the word “roadmap” with “product”, but the reality is that everybody needs to create roadmaps. At the end of the day, a roadmap is a plan of action that defines what are the goals that we are trying to achieve, and how to achieve them.

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Defeating the Analysis Paralysis of Building vs. Buying

Speaker: Robert Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization at Construx

Product managers need to consider all alternatives when they decide to build their product. This dilemma plagues us all. Many organizations have been able to establish effective outsourcing models, but there are so many options, from contract labor to offshore employees. Which option creates the greatest value for your organization?

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Price Transparency: Putting the customer first in B2B software

Mixpanel

Customer Focus is one of our core cultural values at Mixpanel. We respect our customers’ time and strive to make buying software as seamless and frictionless as subscribing to your favorite music streaming service.

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The Essential Role of Data in Product Management

The Product Coalition

How Product Managers Use Data to Make Informed Choices Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management data marketing productivity artificial-intelligence

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Product Conversion: How To Measure & Optimize It for Your SaaS

Userpilot

Are you confused about how to measure and optimize product conversion to boost product growth for your SaaS? You may have the best product page and deploy search engine optimization (SEO), compelling ads, nice and easy-to-understand products, etc., to bring in customers.

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Better Communication Makes Roadmap Management Easier for Manufacturers

Gocious Blog

Communication is essential in all aspects of the manufacturing business, from communicating with buyers, negotiating with suppliers, and leading your internal product teams. Irish playwright, Bernard Shaw, said: "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

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Top 5 Best Product Management Websites of 2022

ProductPlan

So many websites and so little time. And while that truism could be applied equally to recipes, sports analysis, or politics, we’re focusing here on product management websites. It turns out a lot of product folks like to share their tips and wisdom on the Internet.

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Mobile App Tracking Best Practices and Tools: The 2023 Guide

The Product Coalition

If you’re reading this, you’re here because you need to get a better understanding of how users interact with your app.

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Negative NPS Score: Why It Happens and How To Fix It

Userpilot

If you’ve been conducting user sentiment surveys recently, there’s a good chance you faced a negative NPS score. Or else, why would you be here? In this article, we go over why you got a negative NPS and what you can do to prevent it from stunting your product growth.

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The Ultimate List of Product Experience Resources for 2023

Gainsight

As the business world prepares to weather this year’s economic headwinds, savvy SaaS organizations are doing more than battening down the hatches.

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10 Rules to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Apache Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

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2022 Product Management Trends

ProductPlan

Lists of business trends tend to fall into two types – those that look into the future and those that survey the past. Predictions about future trends are tricky because of the uncertainty of them coming to pass. Lists of trends that survey the past should be easier by definition, right?

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The Dark Days of a Product: How Teams Provide Value During the Tough Times

The Product Coalition

Every product has a dark period and sometimes several. Dark periods are when a product team knows what to design and develop and go about doing it, but the work has yet to be exposed to users in any significant way. The dark periods are challenging.

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How To Improve MQL to SQL Conversion Rate & Drive More Customers to Your SaaS?

Userpilot

Are you trying to improve MQL to SQL conversion rate to drive product growth ? This article will discuss 10 actionable strategies to help you drive more customers by improving MQL to SQL conversion rate. Let’s dive in! TL;DR.