Sat.Mar 07, 2020 - Fri.Mar 13, 2020

The Magic in Conflict by Shaun Russell

Mind the Product

In this keynote from MTP Engage Manchester , Shaun Russell explains why product people need to lean into conflict. Key Points: Conflict aversion is learned behaviour. The path of least resistance is rarely the right direction. The stakeholder and product manager relationship should be transparent.

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How Robotic Process Automation Can Help Startups and Product Managers Succeed

Spice Catalyst

Fleshing out a great idea into a startup company can seem like a daunting task. Once you lay the groundwork for your startup, you have to make sure you’re able to achieve what you’ve set out to do, and that’s where Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can help. What is RPA, you might wonder?

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How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

No Transactional Power. Unlike a line manager, you usually don’t manage the development team and stakeholders as the person in charge of the product, and the individuals don’t report to you.

Why Product Operations is set to be the Backbone of Product-led Growth

Mind the Product

Product operations is an emerging function. How does it help modern product management organizations to scale effectively? Similar to the emergence of design ops in the last five years, product operations fulfills a need to streamline a scaling function.

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!

Is It Easier to Position Products You Haven’t Built Yet?


I noticed a strange trend early in my product management career. People in marketing, sales and even on our product teams could position products we hadn’t built yet and do it with remarkable clarity. We weren’t nearly as good positioning products we already had.

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Tips for avoiding the “counterfeit yes” when asking for product feedback


Have you ever told someone what they wanted to hear because it was the path of least resistance? Yes, let’s totally get lunch next week! I’ll text you.” (And And then you ghost.). Yep, sounds like a good idea.” (But But you don’t fully understand it.).

The most important question to ask when developing your Product strategy


Your Product strategy is the most important long-term document you ever create for a Product. It helps you imagine the future of your Product. It helps focus your team on the activities that will generate the greatest value for both customers and the business.

Why Product Trios Should Interview Customers Together

Product Talk

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Continuous Discovery Habits. I’d love your feedback in the comments. After reading, are you ready to interview as a trio? Still have doubts? Please let me know your thoughts.

How to Transition Into a Product Management Career

280 Group

The Call. It’s 5 PM on a Friday, you just came home from work and are waiting to hear back from the hiring manager at the company you interviewed with last week. You are looking to make a switch, trying to break into the trendy career you’ve heard of called Product Management.

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.

How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

No Transactional Power. Unlike a line manager, you usually don’t manage the development team and stakeholders as the person in charge of the product, and the individuals don’t report to you.

Why You’re Not Good at Changing Minds (and What You Can Do About It)

Nir Eyal

The post Why You’re Not Good at Changing Minds (and What You Can Do About It) appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection


Mindset – Product Intuition, Prioritisation, and Process with Tristan Kromer

Mind the Product

Watch on YouTube | Listen on Soundcloud | View other Mindset episodes. Rosemary King welcomes Tristan Kromer to Mindset. A lean startup coach and founder of innovation consultancy Kromatic – Tristan also currently serves on the ice cream innovation board at Unilever!

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Lizza Diaz, Senior Director of Product Management at Robert Half

280 Group

In honor of International Women’s Day, 280 Group hosted a virtual panel discussion on how trailblazing women paved their way into Product Management.

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.

Three Ways Product Management Can Improve Its Reputation & Influence


If your product management team wants to take its reputation and influence to the next level, here are three areas that will give you the biggest bang for your effort. The Playbook: 1. Well-Rounded Market Knowledge.

TEI 273: How to find product opportunities, trends, and mega trends – with Jeremy Gutsche

Product Innovation Educators

A framework for product managers to create the future. There are different types of product managers. Not all product managers think they are building the future, but if they don’t do it, who will?

How to Lead a High-performing Product Team

Mind the Product

As a product leader, what qualities do you need to cultivate to be able to ensure your team performs to the best of its abilities? Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about teams – what is a team, team formation and development, cross-functional teams , and leading teams.

Top 4 Diagnostics for Optimizing Product Management Teams

280 Group

The degree of maturity of your Product Management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Some Product Management teams are really young and still learning the ropes.

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.

Working from home? Mixpanel engineer shares tips on how to stay productive


If you live on Earth, you’re at risk for catching the COVID-19 virus. If you live on Earth and you work on a product team in an office, you’re probably about to work from home–if you aren’t already doing so.

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women of Modus

Modus Create

As the world observes International Women’s Day on March 8th, it is a great reminder to celebrate the women that help drive Modus and support women in technology every day. While many articles focus on the lack of women in technology, that is not the approach I want to take.

Want be to be a Product Leader? You Better Learn to map

Mind the Product

Mind the Product has launched a new training workshop for product leaders on mapping.

Three Steps to Designing a Niche Product You Know Nothing About


This post originally appeared on the Connected blog. As a product builder, it is rare to design for yourself.

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.

How to Spot Inflection Points In Business Before They Happen with Rita McGrath and Alex Osterwalder


Bestselling author and longtime professor of management at Columbia business school, Rita McGrath, joins Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder for a fascinating discussion on our StratChat webinar series about her latest work ' Seeing Around Corners: How To Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen'. Webinar

Choosing Test Recorders for Web Automated Tests: Part 1 – Capabilities

Modus Create

When you already have a team of manual QAs or you do not want to hire test automation engineers, you may be tempted to use test recorders for automated web testing. Tread carefully, as this kind of decision will shape your QA department for a long time.

Outcomes Over Outputs – Josh Seiden on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

Mind the Product

One of the things we’ve learned from doing this podcast is that it’s important to schedule in time to reflect and to revisit some of the lessons you’ve learned along the way.

Making Collaborative User Interviews happen in Remote Teams – Product Thoughts #160

Tim Herbig

By now, most of your social feeds and inboxes have probably already been filled with general “remote emergency advice” While I have strong experiences and feelings about a lot of fundamental aspects of remote work, I don’t just want to add to the noise which is already out there.


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.

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Your Roadmap Is Only as Good as What You Put Into It


“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” More than 150 years later, this quote from Abraham Lincoln is still a great reminder of the value of preparation.

Chasing Invincibility: Lessons Learned from Top Organisations Around the World


No company is invincible. Those that come closest are the ones that constantly reinvent themselves before their business models become obsolete. This need for reinvention is more pressing than ever.

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How I got my job in Product: Ashley Fidler, CPO

Mind the Product

Ashley Fidler explains how, through a series of career twists and turns, she went from a PhD in Linguistics to becoming CPO at Eigen Technologies. Ten years ago, I left academia to go into tech full time.

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