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The Future of Product Management, According to 550+ Product People


Five years ago, when we published the first episode of This is Product Management , a podcast where I’ve since interviewed over 230 product leaders, the world of product management was very different than it is today. People didn’t know what product management was, let alone how to do it effectively.

Build Team Resilience: Work Together (Part 1)

Johanna Rothman

I've been working with clients who have brittle environments. Their brittleness doesn't show up all the time. When everything is good, they're able to finish work and deliver. But, someone checks in code that breaks something “over there.”

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Proactively Managing COVID-19 Risk

The Product Coalition

How should Product Leaders prepare for the global health crisis? Continue reading on ». risk product-management strategy coronavirus startup

Situational Competitive Battle Cards: Why Sales Loves Them!


The one thing salespeople hate (other than losing) is situations where they’re unprepared to react to a competitive missile that comes out of nowhere.

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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!

Building Better Product People – Sebastian Sabouné on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

The best product people are the ones that are insatiably curious, who want to learn more, who want to get better at all aspects of the job.

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Will Serverless Kill the DevOps Star?

Modus Create

When The Buggles released their debut single “ Video Killed the Radio Star ” in 1979, their prescient video would ironically become the first music video played on MTV. A very real example of Digital Transformation causing a massive shift in culture and business.

Women in Product, Women in SaaS – Stories from 9 Inspiring Female Influencers in Tech


As a team supporting diversity and women in tech – we decided to use the International Women’s Day as an opportunity to showcase some of the best talent in the industry – and interviewed the top female Product Managers, Product Owners and SaaS founders and CEOs.

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Emotional Intelligence and Product By Darren Gavigan

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Product Consultant, Darren Gavigan explains the importance of emotional intelligence and how it can make you a better product manager. His key points include: The emotional intelligence umbrella. Empathy. Curiosity and adaptability. Passion and belief.

TEI 272: How to create fearless innovation in your organization – with Alex Goryachev

Product Innovation Educators

Four case studies in innovation for product managers. I enjoy learning about innovation and product management from companies that have been successful with it. I have investigated some success case studies in the past about LEGO, Wikipedia, IKEA, TripAdvisor, and Dyson.

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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.

5 Positive Things SaaS CEOs And Leaders Should Do To Get Through COVID-19


Last Friday, as the COVID-19 anxiety was just starting to take over the national conversation in the US, a teammate asked me a simple question: “Have you ever been through something like this?”. My glib retort was, “No—actually this is my first worldwide pandemic.

How I Write

Sachin Rekhi

When I started writing 11 years ago, I did so the same way most people do: by opening a blank document and typing my thoughts on the page. But each year since then I've subtly refined and evolved my process in an attempt to improve the quality of my writing and its impact.

Stuck in the Middle: Mastering Stakeholder Management by Emily Tate

Mind the Product

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Mind the Product’s Chief of Staff, Emily Tate describes how, as product people, we often find ourselves stuck in the middle of difficult negotiations, and while making everyone happy isn’t our goal, mastering stakeholder management is key to building successful products.

When International Market Entries Go Bad

Pragmatic Marketing

Editor’s Note: You can learn details about how to employ the competitive landscape paradigm discussed in this blog in Larry and Marc’s article, “Mapping International Go-to-Market Strategies: Using the Competitive Landscape as Your Guide,” in the Winter 2020 issue of The Pragmatic.

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.

My Two Cents: A Robinhood Failure Analysis (a sequel)

The Product Coalition

How a $7.6 billion behemoth of a unicorn managed to fail its 10MM+ users. Continue reading on ». product-management technology startup investing tech

Shipped Is Only the Beginning: The 10/10/10 Approach to Product Rollouts


The introduction of new features, products, and services is a crucial component of any company’s lifeblood — and a key driver for growth. A recent article by McKinsey & Company noted that, across all industries, more than 25% of total revenue and profit stems from new product launches.

Web or app Development – Which is Better?

Mind the Product

People spend over two hours a day browsing the web using conventional app interfaces, and despite the rise of mobile and mobile-first design, desktop audiences are still significant. So, which platform should you adopt for a new digital service, mobile app or the web?

When International Market Entries Go Bad

Pragmatic Marketing

Editor’s Note: You can learn details about how to employ the competitive landscape paradigm discussed in this blog in Larry and Marc’s article, “Mapping International Go-to-Market Strategies: Using the Competitive Landscape as Your Guide,” in the Winter 2020 issue of The Pragmatic.

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.

Flutter vs React Native in 2020: We Help You Decide What’s Best


One of the biggest dilemma that CTOs and developers have to face when developing a cross-platform app is choosing the framework for their app. Flutter vs React Native, the debate rages on, since both offer some of the best options for cross platform mobile development.

Are Communication Issues Slowing Your Product Team Down?


Behind every product that people want to buy and use, there is usually an exceptional cross-functional team. However, building such a team is hard. Each function has its own politics, strengths, motivations, etc.


How Bloom & Wild made customer experience more thoughtful: A Case Study

Mind the Product

Thanks to feedback from their customers, the team at Bloom & Wild discovered that they could make a truly impactful product change without the need for complicated features. All they had to do was listen. Overview. Bloom & Wild launched as an online florist in the UK in 2013.

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What we look for when we hire designers at Intercom

Inside Intercom

We know it’s hard to apply and interview for a new job. So if you’re considering a design job at Intercom , we won’t make it harder by forcing you to read our minds or guess about what we value. Instead, we’ll tell you exactly what we look for – and why it matters to us.

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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.

Differentiating Outcomes and Outputs in Practice – Product Thoughts #159

Tim Herbig

Whenever I work with product teams on putting my iterated version of Impact Mapping into practice, most of them stumble at the same stage: Differentiating Outputs from Outcomes. You might have heard of this before.

Building Products That Stick


“Who here cares about retention?” ” Hiten Shah, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of FYI, kicked off his presentation at ProductCraft Conference: San Francisco with this question. To his relief, hands shot up around the crowded room.

The Product Market Fit Engine by Rahul Vohra

Mind the Product

After working on a product for over two years without launching it, Rahul Vohra knew that he had to do something different.

How to make data-driven design work for you


As creatives, there are few things we hate more than hearing, “Make the logo bigger,” “Put everything above the fold,” and “Make the words pop!”.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Build Team Resilience: Work “Anywhere” and “Anytime” (Part 3)

Johanna Rothman

When I started this series about team brittleness and resilience, I expected to discuss winter weather in the Boston area. Every year, we expect several large snowstorms. And, when it snows hard and long, we should stay off the roads so the plows can clear the snow.

Conscious Collaboration in Six Actionable Steps


As product folks, we know we’re supposed to love collaboration. But do we always? I’m sure we’ve all experienced the frustration that can come with working with someone new, maybe that fleeting thought of, “I could do this quicker on my own.’‘


Coronavirus: How to Become Remote First, Fast

Modus Create

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading quickly around the globe, and many companies are scrambling to protect their employees. Facebook announced its employees won’t be attending SXSW.