Sat.Oct 07, 2017 - Fri.Oct 13, 2017

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5 Product Design Tips: Making Your App Sticky From the Start

Mind the Product

The consumer buying journey is changing, yet today’s product design doesn’t always reflect this. In the past, consumers typically read product reviews and bought the product that most reflected what they wanted. Products were simple, with a few buttons and straightforward directions. Today however, many products are accompanied by an app, which affects this buying behavior.

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How Little Can You Do (& Still be Effective)

Johanna Rothman

Back in Manage It!, I suggested that for requirements, the questions should be, “How little can we do?” and still have a great product. My argument was this: the longer the project (regardless of approach), the more risk there is. Can you reduce risk by reducing the requirements? That would allow you to release earlier with less risk. Not to release a bad product.

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The Future Role of Product Management

The Product Guy

From The Best Product Person of 2016, Chris Butler, …. Looking Forward. More to Come. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Established in 2010, TBPP is awarded annually in association with The Product Guy and The Product Group. Take a moment and congratulate The Best Product Person of 2016: Chris Butler. ( tweet ).

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Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

Nir Eyal

Nir’s Note: This post is co-authored with and illustrated by Lakshmi Mani, a product designer working in San Francisco. You walk into your first yoga class. You’re a little insecure about your weight and how your yoga clothes cling to your body revealing every flaw. You’re nervous about making a fool of yourself. Your eyes instantly […].

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Critical Thinking for Product Teams by Teresa Torres

Mind the Product

In this illuminating talk from Mind the Product London 2017, Teresa Torres shares her opportunity solution tree – a visual aid that can help you find the best place to focus your team’s energies, whilst ensuring you consider enough opportunities. Opportunity solution trees also bring transparency to the process and get the whole team to buy into the decisions being made and the solutions being tested.

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Building a Growth Framework Towards a $100 Million Product

Brian Balfour

This post is the HubSpot Sales case study that illustrates the concepts of the 4-Fits Framework, a 5 post series in which I explain the four frameworks you need to align to grow to a $100M+ company. Subscribe to receive the rest of the series. When I joined HubSpot in January 2014 the mission was clear. One, help build the foundation for a new $100M line of business.

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Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

Nir Eyal

Nir’s Note: This post is co-authored with and illustrated by Lakshmi Mani, a product designer working in San Francisco. You walk into your first yoga class. You’re a little insecure about your weight and how your yoga clothes cling to your body revealing every flaw. You’re nervous about making a fool of yourself. Your eyes instantly […] The post Confirmation Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices appeared first on Nir and Far.

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Product Prioritization by the Numbers

Mind the Product

It’s no secret that every software company has a different way of working out what feature they’ll build next. Despite countless tools, books, blog posts * , and interview questions on the subject there isn’t – yet – consensus in the product management community on which product prioritization method gives the best results for customers and the business.

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Stopping Creep, Attracting Influencers and a WayBetter November

The Product Guy

Nominate a great product manager you know today @ [link] ! Remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel @ [link]. Thank you to everyone who made it to our latest roundtable meet-up of The Product Group at iHeartMedia , as well as to our other sponsors, Yext , BKLYN and many more. Over the course of the night a few of the highlights were… Featured Product: In/Spree Brands exploring the product, its challenges and successes, from attracting the right influencers to more brands.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.

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How to Build a Product Team from the Inside Out

Amplitude

It’s easy to see hiring as a cure to many scaling ills. Most organizations that start hiring to build out the product team have not exhausted the potential on their current team. They’re missing a huge opportunity right in front of them. Growing your team from within is harder and requires more effort, but I believe it also helps you build a fundamentally stronger team in the long-run.

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The Simple Formula to Creating an Exceptional Product Presentation

Hutwork

Your product presentation may be for external clients or internal stakeholders/management. However, at some point you’ll need to present your product’s roadmap to an audience. This is when less is more. Your clients may not be familiar with terminology, processes, or even deliverables. As a result, your presentation shouldn’t be too technical or you’ll lose them before you even start.

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Data-Driven Mobile App Iteration: Seeing the Wood From the Trees

Mind the Product

Imagine a lumberjack wanting to cut down a tree with his chainsaw. It’s a pretty simple, straightforward task. But what if the lumberjack never knew that he could turn the chainsaw on? Or that he cut down 1,000 trees when he needed just one specific tree? Not quite the ideal way to use the tools at your disposal. Unfortunately, this analogy can easily be translated into the world of mobile app iteration cycles.

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Latest #prodmgmt #jobs

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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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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China’s Golden Week and its Impact on Software Piracy

Revulytics

Going back through the years of our compliance intelligence data on the use of pirated software, it’s interesting to see how much impact holidays like China’s Golden Week can have. According to some reports , “about half of China’s 1.4 billion people will be on the move during ‘super golden week’ — the 8-day holiday encompassing both the National Day holiday and the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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Product to Product: Squarespace’s Inga Chen on machine learning

Roadmunk

Welcome to the very first episode of Product to Product , Roadmunk’s brand new podcast! Listen to it below: For context: As a company that builds roadmapping software for product people, we’re immersed in the product community. We’ve seen how helpful product people are when it comes to helping their peers. They’re open to sharing their own experiences of working in product (both the good and the bad) in very honest ways—and they’re very generous with advice.

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Servant Leadership – Josh Goldenberg

Mind the Product

Josh Goldenberg is the Head of Product for Next Caller, a company that does essential telephony, identification, and fraud validation. He has a background in the public and private sectors and he begins his ProductTank NYC presentation with a quote from Steve Jobs, which underpins the central concept of Servant Leadership. It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.

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How to prepare your Think-Out-Loud Study in UserZoom

Userzoom

Helpful tips to start collecting think out loud feedback from participants. So you’ve decided that you’re going to collect think out loud feedback from your participants on your next UserZoom study. Exciting! There are few things as powerful as verbatim feedback from a participant as they experience your site or product. If you haven’t created a think out loud study yet with Userzoom, or you just need a quick refresher, we’re here to help!

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How To Manage Multiple Product Teams For Successful Development & Delivery

Speaker: Leslie Grandy, Product Executive & Drew Weaver, Senior Program Manager

Effective management of multiple product teams necessitates a skillful coordination and guidance with the objective of aligning efforts towards shared goals. This entails constant communication, efficient task management, and ensuring that each team aligns with the broader organizational objectives. We can think about this like conducting an orchestra, where diverse efforts are harmonized toward a unified outcome. 🎯 Proficiency in these skills empowers product managers to navigate comple

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The Secret To Marketing Packaged Foods

The Accidental Product Manager

It’s what goes into packaged foods that seems to matter the most Image Credit: alsis35 (now at ipernity). I can only speak for myself, but when I go food shopping I’m on a mission. I find what I’m looking for, I put it in my cart, I check out, and then I’m done. It turns out that the world is filled with a lot of people who shop differently than I do.

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TEI 145: From product manager to leader – with Ken Lane

Product Innovation Educators

Making the move from product manager to product master requires becoming a leader. A competency on the path from product manager to product master is leadership. As product managers and innovators, we rarely have any actual authority. For example, we can’t fire and hire employees. What product managers do have is influence, and it is this competency that allows you to motivate others to support your ideas and plan.

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Can We All Just Get Happy?

dscout People Nerds

Ran Zilca of Happify breaks down “the science of happiness.”.

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Building a Product Team from the Inside Out

Amplitude

It’s easy to see hiring as a cure to many scaling ills. Most organizations that start hiring to build out the product team have not exhausted the potential on their current team. They’re missing a huge opportunity right in front of them. Growing your team from within is harder and requires more effort, but I believe it also helps you build a fundamentally stronger team in the long-run.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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5 Phases of Customer Experience Strategy Maturity

TSIA

Today’s customers have large expectations, which have actually changed significantly in the past few years. These new expectations are also forcing support organizations to rapidly adjust and transform how they deliver value to their customers. Support organizations need to move away from the largely reactive mode of operation and become much more proactive and predictive.

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Understanding customers–and other innovation insights for product managers Oct 13, 2017

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. 4 tools to help product managers better understand customers. The article is written from the perspective of improving email marketing, but they are really about understanding customers and providing them value. Check it out at [link].

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Unilever HR show the power of product centric approach

Product Warrior

Unilever’s recent award winning, headline grabbing AI based recruitment process has been getting attention for the wrong reasons! Yes its ticks a lot of HR boxes. Its has loads of HR tech buzz words eg AI, diversity, gamification, video. It saves Unilever $1m a year in recruitment. It gives Unilever a competitive edge to secure the best talent. All wonderful, but honestly these are really the side show.

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MobileNets: Efficient CNNs for Mobile Vision Applications

Surya Suravarapu

Read full paper linked here: [link] It’s been six months or so since this paper came out from Google. Late to the party here, but better late than never, I guess! Straight to the point?—?the fundamental difference between regular Convolution Networks to MobileNets architecture is that it takes hugely less number of parameters to train and by doing so more efficient than the regular CNNs.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr