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4 Keys to Empowering Your Product Team

Mind the Product

Empowerment. It’s a word that business leaders often use to fire up their teams. But in all likelihood it causes those teams to groan, and not just because it’s a management buzzword. So why does something that is supposed to be good go wrong? It goes something like this: The organization is growing and the leader wants to create some scale. Or a new leader comes in believing agile teams should be self-determining.

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User Attention: 10 Psychological Facts + 8 Tips to Help You Design Better UX

UX Studio

Our environment has become noisier than ever. People have to carefully select what they pay attention to in their overstimulated daily lives. As a business, you not only compete with other businesses but basically everything your audience pays attention to. How can you have their undivided attention? Can we even ethically drive people’s attention?

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The PM/Designer Relationship

The Product Coalition

How to make it great Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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Essential Statistics for You and Me

Piyanka Jain

[link] A few days ago I met an old acquaintance of mine, who had been working in the marketing department of an IT giant. As we got to talking, I could see that he was a data skeptic?—?someone who did not believe in the power of data. Data Science is not for those who fall on the business side of the company, he said. Quite surprisingly, it is not just him who considers the myth that only techies and analysts need Data Science skills for their work.

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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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Leadership styles for directing small teams

Lead on Purpose

Leadership differs depending on the size of the group you’re leading. For most product managers, the people they lead work on different teams and the individuals they need to influence don’t report to them.

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5 Principles of Human-First Products

Gainsight

As a COO, I’m always trying to figure out get a ton of things done in a short amount of time. I’m constantly thinking about how to do more with less. The danger for someone like me is that when you give them technology, the standard for what counts as “efficient” dramatically increases. Here’s what my typical work week looks like. Technology helps me pack my calendar to the brim: any empty 30-minute time slot is immediately visible and available for me to book.

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Whole Product Concept – A Quick Guide for the Expert PM

280 Group

Whole Product Concept is discussed in this article and will help guide you through the holistic experience of your product – and might just help your product and career succeed. Join our upcoming webinar: Becoming Expert: Delivering Superior Value with Whole Product Thinking. When a Product Manager truly understands how their “Whole Product” delivers value to their customers, they can deliver products that are superior to the competition and keep customers coming back for more.

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The recipe for developing your career as a product designer

Intercom, Inc.

Picture this: You’re a product designer with a handful of years on your career path. You’ve cut your teeth on a few big launches and earned your stripes as a solid “mid level” product designer. Like many designers, you’re curious and ambitious. You look to the future and ask yourself, where do I want to be this time next year? What about in five years?

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Common Pitfalls for First Time Product Manager

bpma ProductHub

by Ashima Dua – When you’re first starting out in Product Management, it can be easy to fall into common misconceptions and pitfalls. Navigating through uncharted territory can make anyone unsure of what to do or who to reach out to, so some growing pains are bound to happen.

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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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How to Innovate – Ryan Jacoby on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Ryan Jacoby is an expert on innovation, but not, perhaps, on optimising book titles for SEO – his book, Making Progress , is a guide on how to ensure that your team is open to and successful at innovation. Ryan has been working in the field since his undergraduate days, when he became the first person to complete Stanford’s Design School program.

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New Training Option – Virtual Instructor Review

280 Group

Check out our new training option, Certified Product Manager – Virtual Instructor Review: SEE VIRTUAL SESSIONS. We are excited to announce a new blended learning option that supports the ease, cost savings and flexibility of online training as well as the benefits of having an expert Product Management instructor lead the way. Our new Certified Product Manager – Virtual Instructor Review includes eight weeks of virtual sessions with a group and instructor to ask questions and review

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Onboarding Product Manager

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Alin Baicoci (Mentee, Session 9, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Chris Butler]. Changing a job can be a stressful occasion in in your working life. Why? It might be the case (like in my case) to have spent years as part of an organization, becoming an integrated part of its culture, making good friends at the office. Leaving your job means saying goodbye to these people, and to the teamwork and sense of collaboration you’ve developed during your time together.

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Product Managers Discover That The Circular Is Not Going Away

The Accidental Product Manager

Paper based circulars are still important to retailers Image Credit: Pamela Machado. So if you are running a business and you’d like to keep your customers aware and informed about what products you are offering, what’s the best way to go about doing this? In our modern age, a lot of product managers would look at their product development definition and say that you need to update your web site and they’d be correct.

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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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Tree Testing 101: A User Researcher’s Guide

Userzoom

So much more than playing ‘Wood You Rather?’ with a Red Maple. As part of our UX 101 education series , where we discuss the different types of studies and research methodologies you can use with the UserZoom platform, we’d like to introduce our readers to the exciting world of tree testing! What is tree testing? Tree testing allows you to test the findability of content on a website or app by asking participants to find a specific piece of content from the information architec

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Our Top 6 Pieces of Career Wisdom for New Grads (and Everyone Else Too)

First Round Review

Graduation is an opportunity to reflect on your progress and recommit to your professional goals. In the spirit of graduation season, we gathered our best advice on how to design a fulfilling career — for new grads and seasoned operators alike.

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Navigating Product Management Responsibilities

The Product Guy

Excerpts from our conversation with The Best Product Person of 2018, Brian Crofts. Watch now and see why he is counted amongst the ranks of the best in product management. 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.

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The Product Leadership Career Ladder

Mironov Consulting

In addition to my formal coaching of product leaders (Directors, VPs and CPOs who directly manage teams of product managers), I talk with lots of senior individual contributors about the risks and challenges of moving “up the ladder” into product leadership roles. So I have a strong sense of what product managers want. But — like all good product folks — I also want to anchor my personal opinions in market data.

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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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Setting up Your Product Team for Success by Gareth Owen

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Gareth Owen offers motivational and supplementary advice to product teams navigating workplace challenges. Gareth led product teams at the BBC, CNN, and the Telegraph and has lots to say about the obstacles and frustrations that product can face in businesses. From start-up to large-scale, product teams own the end-to-end experiences of a business.

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Our Top 6 Pieces of Career Wisdom for New Grads (and Everyone Else Too)

First Round Review

Graduation is an opportunity to reflect on your progress and recommit to your professional goals. In the spirit of graduation season, we gathered our best advice on how to design a fulfilling career — for new grads and seasoned operators alike.

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You Need to Make Time

The Product Guy

Product greatness lies in deciding to and actually making time. Learn this and more from Amin Bashi, product management expert.

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Guy Raz: Five Lessons PMs Can Take From Famous Entrepreneurs

ProductCraft

According to “How I Built This” podcast host Guy Raz, innovation happens when three things come together: a problem needs to be solved, a work culture encourages risk-taking, and there’s a shared sense of mission built around a shared story. Sounds a lot like what it takes to build, launch, and run a successful product, Read more » The post Guy Raz: Five Lessons PMs Can Take From Famous Entrepreneurs appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

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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.

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[Focus Guide] How To Make The Most Out Of Your Time And Your Life

Nir Eyal

The post [Focus Guide] How To Make The Most Out Of Your Time And Your Life appeared first on Nir and Far.

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The Importance of AI in B2B eCommerce

Pragmatic Marketing

Whether it’s recommending new shows to watch on Netflix or suggesting other products to buy on Amazon, you’ve probably noticed the increased use of AI in our day-to-day lives. For B2B eCommerce, artificial intelligence is make huge strides and is being used in a myriad of ways to improve and enhance business. In fact, AI is increasingly becoming the answer for B2B eCommerce enterprises looking to make processes like search results, supply chain management and integration more efficie

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TEI 230: Optimal health and performance for product managers – with Dr. Gus Vickery

Product Innovation Educators

A value proposition for feeling good for product managers. Performing at your best requires a lot of mental dexterity. Product managers need every edge we can get to beat the competition and create successful products. To be at your best, you must also consider your health, and our guest, medical doctor Gus Vickery, is the go-to person for this. He is an expert at getting your body and mind performing well and his book Authentic Health provides the actions we can all take.

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Product Love Podcast: Dheerja Kaur, Chief Product Officer of theSkimm

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I sat down with Dheerja Kaur, the Chief Product Officer of theSkimm. TheSkimm is a subscription-only newsletter aimed at female millennials. Originally a newsletter, they’ve now expanded their services into the video, audio, and mobile spaces. Before theSkimm, Dheerja majored in industrial engineering with the goal of breaking into the.

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!