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5 Tips to Creating a Meaningful Product Roadmap

The Product Coalition

As any PM knows, the creation of a product roadmap is no small task. The roadmap needs to convey not only your long term product vision… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-development product-roadmap stakeholder-management agile product-management

A Product Development Framework With a Focus on Problem Solving

Mind the Product

In my last role as head of product and engineering for a group developing cloud-native services for the SAP Cloud Platform, my work led me to define a framework for product development that spans both product management and engineering and brings with it a focus on problem solving through the product lifecycle. In case you [.]. Read More.

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Product Management Training in 2020: How to Decide

280 Group

As Product Managers (PMs) and Product Marketers (PMMs), you want to know that you’re doing meaningful work and are creating products that impact consumers lives, in a very real way. But when 70-95% of products fail , what can you do to beat the odds?

How to Win Supporters and Influence Detractors

ProductCraft

“Prevention is better than cure.” ” – Desiderius Erasmus One of the common mistakes made by political analysts and even political scientists is that politics is something done by other people, usually people in exalted positions of power.

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!

Leading Product with Empathy

Product Management Unpacked

A look into cloud-based technology product management and what it takes to build products that customers value. The paramount role of a product manager is to understand markets and empathize with consumer needs,” says Corey Grone, senior product manager of cloud data protection at iland Cloud.

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Why (some) copycat product are more successful than the original !

NextBigWhat

It is often said that copying product ideas are bad – but then, if you are a smart cat, you can really make it big. Here are some examples of copycats who have done better than the originals. Facebook News Feed vs. Twitter. Facebook wanted to acquire Twitter. Twitter rejected.

Why Empathy Is Critical to Success as a Product Manager

ProductCraft

Most PMs are smart — wicked smart. The breadth of skill, pace of work, and amount of change they can handle are all off the charts. But this creates a problem for many PMs. When you are smart and fast, it’s natural to want to fill in the blanks. It’s easy to stop listening when.

Collaboration trends: How we’re evolving our product

Miro

Collaboration trends: how we’re evolving our productJune 22, 2020Over the past few months we’ve seen the world change before our eyes. Here at Miro, we’ve seen first-hand how collaboration habits have evolved as companies worldwide have shifted to remote work.

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Finding a Framework for Strategy Insights

Mind the Product

Having the right insights is a critical component in creating a strategy. While this is very obvious and widely mentioned in every piece of strategy advice, the truth is that there are no resources that detail how to generate them.

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.

How to Build Sustainable IoT Products

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Sustainable IoT products continue to gain traction in the minds of top technology executives. And yet, very few companies have a clear understanding of how to incorporate sustainability into their product strategy—creating a big challenge and a great opportunity for Product Leaders.

Will Just-In-Time Learning Be the New Paradigm For Product Managers & Product Marketers?

Proficientz

Just-in-time learning is not a new concept. But the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing restrictions have pushed a lot of organizations into wider adoption in the absence of traditional instructor-led classroom training. What is Just-In-Time Learning?

How to Design a Strong Experiment that connects to your Value Proposition Canvas

Strategyzer

We work with teams all around the world to help visualize their business idea using tools such as the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas. Ideally, teams should quickly test their canvases using experiments, as we’ve documented in the book Testing Business Ideas.

Experience is Overrated by Stewart Livingstone

Mind the Product

In his career journey from working in Learning and Development to being an Agile Delivery Manager at the Co-Op, Stewart Livingstone has seen the talent gap from multiple angles.

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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.

Delegate Problems and Outcomes, Not Tasks

Johanna Rothman

I encourage managers to delegate work. When managers insert themselves into the middle of the work, these problems occur: Managers slow the team down. Managers prevent people from learning. Managers don't do their management work. That environment creates problems for everyone. Then I read Elisabeth Hendrickson's Delegation is Overrated. I realized two things: Some managers delegate tasks. The delegators don't define the outcomes they need.

To Manage a Roadmap, You Must Be a Diplomat, Strategist, and Defender

Kristen Miller

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the Bain Public blog. It takes commitment to maintain the high level of trust required for company-wide buy-in and follow-through.

Why Decode and Conquer is no longer enough to prepare you for Product Manager Interviews

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Decode and Conquer written by Lewis C. Lin has long been a favorite prep book for those interviewing for product management roles.

Build Relationships With Your Customers – Fabrice des Mazery on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Over the course of lockdown, how we maintain relationships with our nearest and dearest has been tested. But Fabrice des Mazery, CPO at Thiga, suggests the skills we’ve honed during this time can actually be useful in building relationships with our customers.

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.

Managers Make the Real Product Quality Decisions

Johanna Rothman

In a conversation about product quality, the product owner said, “If the testers found the problems faster, we would be done faster.” ” The tester said, “If the developers didn't put so many problems in, we'd be done by now.”

9 Golden Rules for Cultivating Community on UX Teams

Mac Hasley

The team at Google’s UX Community & Culture share their best advice for encouraging thriving, user-focused teams

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Surviving Economic Uncertainty by Prioritizing Customer Experience

Centercode

Everyone’s under a lot of stress — and unsurprisingly, the companies producing new products are experiencing parallel challenges to the customers they’re serving.

Design for the Developer Experience by Kevin Page

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Kevin Web Page, then Senior User Experience Designer at PagerDuty shows us how user research can improve the developer experience.

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.

TEI 288: Design sprints for product managers – with John Zeratsky

Product Innovation Educators

The recipe for rapid product design for product managers. A Design Sprint is how you can solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days. That is also the subtitle of the groundbreaking book called Sprint.

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We run on inclusion: On Pride, allyship, and Black Lives Matter

Inside Intercom

This year has unfolded in ways that nobody could have predicted, testing us in all sorts of unprecedented ways. But it’s how we react in the face of adversity that matters – this is how we’re going to mark Pride 2020 at Intercom.

The paradox of making amazing predictions

The Product Coalition

Should I act now in hope of changing the future? Continue reading on Product Coalition ». predictions product-management science covid19 ai

Building Better Products by Understanding Values by Jennifer Choi

Mind the Product

In this Mind the Product APAC talk, Jennifer Choi, Head of Product Strategy at Grab explains what she and her team do to better understand their customers whose lives can be very different from their own. Watch the talk in full or read on for a detailed overview.

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.

You x Art volume II: Forever and ever endeavoring with Sally Mann

TryMyUI

With a wink and a smile, photographers and UX designers alike will strive for perfection in their craft. In this You X installment, get inspired by American photographer Sally Mann. The post You x Art volume II: Forever and ever endeavoring with Sally Mann appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

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Speaking out: Inside Intercom on allyship

Inside Intercom

Allyship is something we have been thinking about a lot recently at Intercom. Over the past few weeks on the podcast we have heard from a wide range of voices about the many and varied prejudices and biases that exist within the tech ecosystem.

Silicon Valley on an H1B work visa, why does it have to be so tough?—?notes from a hopeful…

The Product Coalition

Being in Silicon Valley is the new “American Dream” for Millennials, but the H1B work visa makes it a difficult feat to achieve. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». startup h1b-visa immigration work silicon-valley