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Level up Your Product Function With the Product Leader Map

Mind the Product

“I’m drowning in a never-ending todo list“, “I can’t be everywhere at once“, “I’m not good enough“ In my coaching work I constantly hear these frustrations from product leaders.

Product Goals in Scrum

Roman Pichler

Product Goals Defined. The Scrum Guide released in November 2020 states that “the product goal describes a future state of the product … [It] is the long-term objective for the Scrum team.” It also suggests that “the product goal is in the product backlog.


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Strategies to avoid burnout and manage your workload

Inside Intercom

When you’re working in a fast-paced industry, it’s all too easy to reach burnout no matter what role you’re in. And when you work on multiple concurrent projects and across lots of teams, the risk of burnout isn’t just high, it can feel inevitable.

Work, the Future, and familiar names

The Product Bistro

The way we work, and the type of work we will do is changing. In my past research, one name has come up over and over, David Autor of MIT. Future of Work

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Embedded Analytics Product Fit Guide - A Product Manager’s Handbook

Adding embedded analytics to your software doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. This guide is the perfect companion for SaaS product managers. It will walk you through the process of choosing the right analytics provider step by step.

“Tech Addiction” Is the New Reefer Madness

Nir Eyal

The post “Tech Addiction” Is the New Reefer Madness appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction


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Amazing Women in Product

Mind the Product

In celebration of International Women’s Day this post is about some awesome women in Product. Sadly, I can’t feature them all because, believe me when I say, there are A LOT.

A Reality Check on Product Management: 5 Typical Scenarios and How to Navigate Them


You have read all the books and you are ready and energized to dive into real product management. You land a job and get to work, totally ready to be an outcome-focused, non-date-driven, research-first “good” product manager (maybe even a “great” product manager!).

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TEI 325: 5 tools to create alignment, communicate better and build trust – with Stefano Mastrogiacomo, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can get their teams on the same page. This podcast is getting a new name—Product Masters Now. The name officially changes in a few weeks, but I want you to know it is coming.

The Complete Checklist To Truly Understand Your Customer

The Product Coalition

If there is one constant theme in my work across companies and organisations of all shapes and sizes, it is (mis)understanding your customer. So, I’ve put together a checklist for understanding your customer to help you quickly get everyone aligned on how well you really understand your customer.

Product Management: Guide to Thriving as a Product Manager

As more organizations move from project to product thinking, Product Managers are occupying increasingly crucial roles. Download this guide to learn tips and strategies that will help you grow into a strong Product Manager and thrive in the position.

Hiring Product Managers: Using Product EQ to go beyond culture and skills

Mind the Product

In my book, Hiring Product Managers: Using Product EQ to go beyond culture and skills, there’s a specific tool that’s proved useful for a number of product leaders. In this post, I’m sharing that tool – the Role Canvas, along with an excerpt introducing it.

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Why the Popular & Easy Career Ladder Prevents an Agile Culture, Part 1

Johanna Rothman

As I've been speaking about the Modern Management Made Easy books, people ask these questions: We're pretty good with our agile approach. It's time for performance reviews. How do we reward someone based on individual work when we want teams to work together? What do we do?

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Women in Product: From Product Owner to Product Business CEO – How Margaret Zablocka Pulled Onoco off the Ground Against The Odds


Margaret Zablocka is a founder and CEO of Onoco – a parenting app with 20,000 users – and the former Lead Product Manager at Betfair. Born in Poland, she moved to London in 2014 to embark on her career in Product Management.

How Quality Assurance Protects the Software Development Process

The Product Coalition

Quality assurance supports software companies to meet their client demands and expectations. And also is a way of preventing errors and defect bugs in the software development process.

Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Developing Innovative Digital Products

Mind the Product

There is a strong opinion among product people that believes customers don’t buy the product, they buy a better experience where a product helps them do their jobs differently. What factors exist in some products that make them innovative and delightful to use?

10 Years of Modus Create

Modus Create

“I’m going to finish my MBA, sell my company, and work there for about two years. You’re going to finish your book and continue building your brand. After that, we’re going to go off to do awesome things.”

Define Agile Behaviors We Want to Reinforce in an Agile Career Ladder, Part 2

Johanna Rothman

Part 1 discussed a typical career ladder. I said that when we focus on individual achievements and deliverables, we ignore the agile system of work. Worse, when we reward individual achievements we prevent an agile culture. That's because agile teams learn together as they create the product.

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4 Traits of Wildly Successful Product Teams in 2021

The Product Coalition

Successful product teams are not a myth. It all starts with the customer. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management product-leadership teamwork success

Re-Thinking Translation for Business Growth in a Digital-First World

Effective localization is critical to business expansion. But traditional translation processes can't keep pace with today's agile, omnichannel realities. Read our eBook to discover the limitless possibilities uncovered by agile translation management.

Managing Internal Tools – Emily Patterson on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

There’s no glory in working on internal tools – no one ever gives you credit for success, it’s almost impossible to recruit for, and there’s never enough time to fix all of the things that are needed. It’s no wonder that we don’t talk about it very often.

The Importance of Bug Tail

Modus Create

Does this situation sound familiar? Your team just developed a new cool feature to automate emails, but after testing, your quality assurance team found three critical issues caused by merging with a branch from another team.

Encourage Lateral and Vertical Movement in an Agile a Career Ladder, Part 3

Johanna Rothman

As people gain experience, they often want new and different responsibilities. In a typical career ladder ( Part 1 ), they had one direction: up. That often creates a problem: great technical people become insufficient managers.

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The Six Habits of Extremely Successful P&L Owners

The Product Coalition

Profit and Loss Fundamentals for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Continue reading on Product Coalition ». profit-and-loss business-strategy management-and-leadership leadership

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organization change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Solving the Puzzle by Hope Gurion

Mind the Product

How can product people reconcile their ambition with the reality of what they’re doing right now? In this ProductTank London talk, Product Leader and Team Coach Hope Gurion provides some guidance for job seekers hoping to make the next leap in their careers but unsure about how to get there.

Building a Thriving Innovation Ecosystem - A Pharmaceutical Example


It takes time and investment to create a sustainable innovation ecosystem, one that enables repeatable innovation outcomes in a large organization, be it new products, services or businesses. And it requires many decisions along the way. Corporate Innovation Management

The Best Customer Retention Management Software of 2021


Let me be frank: if you’re a SaaS company and you’re not using customer retention management software , you’re missing out. Not only is it significantly easier and cheaper to retain a customer than it is to acquire a new one, retention is also where all the money is in the SaaS world.

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How to Create an App Like Uber: React Native App Development Costs

The Product Coalition

Such applications as Uber looks like an insurmountable goal for regular people. Once it was launched, it stole the show. And it changed anything in the taxi world. The good news is that you can create an app like Uber just in 1500 hours.

Making Software Pirates Pay: An E-Commerce Playbook

Vendors large and small have been using software intelligence to understand who is using unlicensed versions of their software so they can develop data-driven strategies to identify and convert unpaid users, generating new license revenue.