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

DISQO

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. There were no formal educational paths or training programs for the role.

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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.” Or, someone gets pulled off to work on production support issues and is no longer available to the team for weeks.

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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 ProductCoalition.com ».

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What we look for when we hire designers at Intercom

Intercom, Inc.

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. When you interview for a design job, the process is usually mysterious: did you say the right things?

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

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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. In many businesses this can be hard – there’s not always an established culture, or people around who have done the job before and can help upskill the teams around them. As Head of Product at Founders Factory , a corporate-backed accelerator and incubator for early-stage startups based in London, Seb Sabouné works with founders and teams to be

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Quick Guide: the 5 Layers of the IoT Technology Stack

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

In this post, I describe the five layers of the IoT technology stack and how Product Managers can incorporate them into their product strategy and roadmap. You’ve probably heard a lot on how the Internet of Things (IoT) will revolutionize many areas of our life. And even with all this potential, many Product Managers are […]. The post Quick Guide: the 5 Layers of the IoT Technology Stack appeared first on Daniel Elizalde.

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

Gainsight

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. I was pretty young during the 1918 Spanish flu!”. But even as those words were coming out of my mouth, one of my most indelible memories was waking up.

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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. Watch the video to see Darren’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his key points.

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Tips on Internal Product Communication

The Product Guy

Product Managers must be able to communicate to a variety of people across different departments – stakeholders, developers, designers, marketing, leadership, etc. – and, although we wish it were true, one message or document doesn’t work for all groups. Watch this talk to learn some tips on how to frame conversations and set yourself up to succeed in talking to these different audiences.

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Platform Product Management Beyond Features: Introducing B-MAP for Platform Ecosystem Success

Traditional PM struggles with the complexities of platform ecosystems. B-MAP framework tackles this challenge. B-MAP goes beyond features, focusing on building, managing, adapting, and partnering to foster a thriving platform ecosystem.

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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 ProductCoalition.com ».

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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. Even companies that excel domestically can stumble when they enter foreign markets.

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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. Key Points: Stakeholders are your process users, they can become promoters or detractors.

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Affecting Product People

The Product Guy

Marty Cagan and more people that can help you learn more about product learning. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Benny Reich.

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

ProductCraft

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. Furthermore, organizations that concentrate on developing new.

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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. Even companies that excel domestically can stumble when they enter foreign markets.

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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. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Rahul , CEO and Founder of Superhuman , shares with us a framework for determining product/market fit and optimizing until you achieve it. His key points include: Building the fastest email.

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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. These and others are also used by our guest to describe Fearless Innovation, which is also the title of his new book.

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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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Conscious Collaboration in Six Actionable Steps

ProductCraft

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.’‘ You might even start to blame the other person, telling yourself they don’t. Read more » The post Conscious Collaboration in Six Actionable Steps appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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The secret ingredient to building a product roadmap? Collaboration.

ProductBoard

Product roadmaps are a visual representation of where a company’s product is headed — they are perhaps the most visible contribution of the product team. And though owned by product managers, these roadmaps impact the work of diverse stakeholders whose voices are often missing from the final product. Product discovery expert Teresa Torres neatly summarizes the downfalls of a roadmap created in.

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

Arkenea

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. Here’s a definitive guide to help you choose between these […]. The post Flutter vs React Native in 2020: We Help You Decide What’s Best appeared first on Arkenea.

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6. Choose the right tone when instant messaging at work

The Product Coalition

The other day I was discussing a work issue with my colleague in an instant messenger. I was being to the point, nothing personal. But somehow she got offended and started ignoring me. It took me a while to figure out where things had gone wrong. Another colleague I was chatting with said: “Don’t get emotional at me.” I spent the rest of the day contemplating how one can tell if I am being emotional based on one short conversation?

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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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Are Communication Issues Slowing Your Product Team Down?

ProductCraft

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. When a cross-functional team works well together and is properly aligned, the team knows: What they’re working toward Their specific role and.

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productboard CEO Hubert Palan shares what it takes to achieve true Product Excellence

ProductBoard

Every product person strives to create great products. But what does it take to achieve true Product Excellence? productboard CEO Hubert Palan sat down with Mike Belsito, co-founder of Product Collective, for an episode of the INDUSTRY interviews, a series of live Q&A sessions where Mike chats with product leaders from all around the world. The two had an insightful discussion on the topic of.

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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. But let me assure you, that I rarely see, so product teams realize the difference through the visual connection/differentiation of … Continue reading "Differentiating Outcomes and Outputs in Practice – Product Thoughts #159".

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Product Manager tools?—?The information library

The Product Coalition

As product people we’re often at the centre of information on how things work within the business, how different elements link together… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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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.