Sat.Mar 16, 2019 - Fri.Mar 22, 2019

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Build a sustainable customer acquisition strategy

Intercom, Inc.

Even the best businesses in the world lose customers. That’s why you need to find a strategy to steadily bring in new customers in order to survive – and thrive. Without a strategy to acquire customers, it’s easy to keep doing what seems to be working without examining how effective your approach truly is. Or on the other hand, invest too little money in a channel that has the potential to bring in many more customers than it does right now.

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Product Takeoff

Product Takeoff

Every product has a lifecycle of Introduction, growth , maturity and decline.With digital disruption in the market place it is very critical that we design products that stay in the growth phase for a longer period of time. To achieve that level of confidence and to build products in that space we as product managers have to focus on a few key principals before we plan on getting the next thing in the marketplace.The four major principals we generally go by are Vision, Strategy, Team and Rapid l

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Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Three: Develop

280 Group

This post describes the third phase in the Optimal Product Process: Develop. Download the entire Optimal Product Process Ebook 3.0: CLICK HERE. Using a great plan (whether an Agile backlog with sprint priorities assigned or a more formal plan) the agreed upon product is then developed. Feature and schedule tradeoffs are made. Technical feasibility may be assessed – if certain critical features are not possible the product may be delayed or cancelled altogether.

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How to take a new offering to market

Lead on Purpose

We live in a great time where, in most of the world, you can invent a new product or service and—with the appropriate up-front work—earn money from the value it creates for customers. This is remarkable!

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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.

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An 8-Step Framework for Product Growth by Sylvia Ng

Mind the Product

As a product professional, your company is looking to you to meaningfully change the bottom line. But are you getting the results you want? Or are you putting in countless hours only to feel like you’re not making enough progress? If you want to seriously develop a product growth competency, how do you ensure success instead of just haphazardly launching new products and features?

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Product Manager Job Description for B2B

Product Management University

This product manager job description is written specifically for B2B. What makes the product manager role unique in B2B? There are two key differences between a traditional text book product manager and a B2B product manager. A traditional product manager focuses primarily on the needs of users and the success of product itself. A B2B Product Manager: Has to consider the dynamics of the customer organization from the top down, their strategic goals and priorities, and the impact those goals and

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How to scale live chat (without spending a fortune or driving your team crazy)

Intercom, Inc.

If you’ve been reading this blog for the past few years, you’ll likely have heard a common refrain – the way people buy software is changing. The rise of smartphones, messaging, artificial intelligence (AI), and other groundbreaking technologies has led to a new set of expectations for buyers. We can now get exactly what we’re looking for in real-time, on-demand, whether that’s scheduling a ride, booking a place to stay or renting a movie.

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Creating a Product Culture – Nick Ramsay on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Prior to taking on the role of COO and CPO at Singapore-based financial portal MoneySmart, Nick Ramsay was a strategy consultant and product manager. In the last year, he’s grown the product team there from one to 10 product managers, and has been working on changing the culture and attracting the right kind of talent to his team. In celebration of the first #mtpcon in Singapore on 25-26 March 2019 , we also talked to Nick about Singapore, the product scene in Asia, and why you might want

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6 Tips to Help You Execute Your Roadmap

The Product Guy

Roadmaps are altered by user feedback, new strategies and changing client needs. Help your team adapt and keep clients aligned with these documents, meetings, and conversations. In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Andrew Hsu, lead a conversation on this topic. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world.

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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.

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The MoSCoW method. How to prioritize feature backlog and get valued functionality faster

The Product Coalition

The MoSCoW method. How to prioritize product backlog and get most valued functionality faster You won’t find any rocket science here. Instead, you’ll know a technique that is really helpful for product building. But first things first (we are talking about the priorities, huh?). It’s called MoSCoW and has really nothing to do with the capital of Russia:D In the startup environment, MoSCoW is a way to prioritize stories, features, tasks or requirements.

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The Essential Questions That Have Powered This Top Silicon Valley Manager’s Career

First Round Review

After over a decade spent leading teams, Facebook VP of Product Design Julie Zhuo firmly believes that questions are a manager’s best tool. Here, she shares the essential questions she's used to build trust, improve 1:1s and make sure feedback is heard.

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3 Reasons why you Should go to ProductCamp

Mind the Product

ProductCamp is where it all started for me , and I get a particular feeling of joy when it comes around each year. These are the things I love the most about it: The Open Agenda. When I tell someone about an upcoming ProductCamp often the first question they ask is “Who’s speaking?”. Most events have a defined speaker line-up that’s been curated for the day.

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Managing Product Managers

The Product Guy

Product Managers want autonomy, solution guidance and strong coaching. Does your manager meet these characteristics? What can you do? As a manager, what should you do to lead your team to success? Watch as we learn more from product management expert, Alisa Warshawski.

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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.

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Miro CMO Barbra Gago on rebranding a hypergrowth startup

Miro

Barbra Gago on rebranding a hypergrowth startupInvesting in brand–and re-branding–can result in long-term, exponential returns for a company. But evolving a familiar and beloved identity can create some unique challenges. Read why CMO Barbra Gago rebranded RealtimeBoard to Miro, the value it creates for customers and the community, and learn about the things to consider […].

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The Essential Questions That Have Powered This Top Silicon Valley Manager’s Career

First Round Review

After over a decade spent leading teams, Facebook VP of Product Design Julie Zhuo firmly believes that questions are a manager’s best tool. Here, she shares the essential questions she's used to build trust, improve 1:1s and make sure feedback is heard.

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Prioritization: How to get rid of Those Pesky Bugs?

Mind the Product

As a product consultant and trainer, I hear a lot of similar questions over and over. Many are what you might expect and are regularly debated on Twitter: “What’s the difference between a product manager and a product owner?” “How should I manage my roadmap?” “Do product managers need to know how to code?”. But beyond these hot topics, there’s one question I think comes up even more consistently: “How should I manage bugs?

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Now, these are #jobs to be done!

The Product Guy

If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. . Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. Check out this week’s newest, below….

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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.

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New Product Competition Challenges For Product Managers: Balloon Toys

The Accidental Product Manager

What should a product manager do when their new product is followed by a similar one? Image Credit: Andrew Macpherson. How many of you have ever been involved in a water balloon fight? I’m willing to bet that most of us have at some point in time. Do you remember how that went? You got some balloons, then it seemed to take forever as you used the hose to fill the balloons, and then you proceeded to run around your yard throwing your balloons at your friends trying to get them as wet as you

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Building beautiful brand experiences at Neoscape

Miro

Reading time — 7 minBuildingbeautifulbrand experiences at NeoscapeHow Neoscape is using Miro to make collaboration with clients seamlessOne place to keep your ideas:“We were seeing a need for space for projects without taking up space. Miro certainly allows us to collaborate and gather ideas in one easy-to-use platform. We do much of our art reference […].

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Our DNA: the Original Modern City by Mike Perls

Mind the Product

Anyone who stood in Manchester’s Albert Square on the afternoon of 23 May 2017 for the public vigil after the Manchester Arena bomb attack will remember hearing poet Tony Walsh read his poem “This is the place”. His phrase “Mancunians in union” resonated with many of us and was something we wanted to celebrate at MTP Engage Manchester in February. Part of the motivation for MTP Engage Manchester was to celebrate the spirit of the place and its people, and to show how these can be evoked in a pro

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Agile Across the Organization; Product Management Events this Spring

Good Product Manager

Survey: The State of Agile Across the Organization. I’m conducting some research related to the current state of agile adoption within b-to-b organizations — please take 10 minutes to take part in this survey. My SiriusDecisions colleague Cristina De Martini and I are looking at agile adoption — not just within product management, but across multiple functions/departments including marketing and sales.

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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!

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How to Manage 6 Challenging Personality Types in Meetings

Modus Create

Software teams are interdisciplinary. They are increasingly comprised of people who have not only cross-functional skills, but also deep specializations. While different teams will have different roles, a typical software team might look something like this: Product Managers. Engineers. User Experience Designers. Visual Designers. User Researchers. DevOps.

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Ola’s License Suspended for 6 months in Bangalore; An opportunity for others?

NextBigWhat

Ola’s license has been suspended in Bangalore for 6 months. Reason? Ola is charged with running bike taxis in violation of license conditions and violated government rules. Ola Cabs license… The post Ola’s License Suspended for 6 months in Bangalore; An opportunity for others? appeared first on NextBigWhat.

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Seven Reasons Why Your Customers Won’t Renew

Gainsight

The natural tendency of customers and vendors is to drift apart, not closer together. Let’s say it another way: The natural tendency of all your customers is to churn. But is that true? Let’s play it out. You make the sale, close the deal. Then you do nothing. What happens? I think we can all agree that on a long enough timeline, everybody quits, cancels, or lapses.

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Focus on what really matters: Lesson learned as a product manager

The Product Coalition

Things I learned the hard way, but you don’t have to Credit: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Picture Converting into a product manager has never been an easy task, however ready I thought I was. Behind the busy therefore seemingly self-important schedule, I have been keeping asking myself, what value do I bring to the table? After all, product managers are not the real “makers”.

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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