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What flavour Product Manager do you need?

The Product Coalition

As a Product Manager my background is officially very recent, with only my last two roles directly being related to a product function… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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You X Horror: Designing the death drive with Junji Ito

TryMyUI

What if I told you about someone who is designing their user experience to actively prey on the worst compulsions of their users, leaving them terrified or disturbed, all while receiving universal praise and success for this masterful manipulation? The post You X Horror: Designing the death drive with Junji Ito appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

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4 Product-Driven Steps to an Artificial Intelligence Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

by Daniel Shenfeld – What’s so transformative about artificial intelligence (AI), anyway? Artificial intelligence (AI) is regularly breaking new ground, from DeepMind’s AlphaGo Zero teaching itself to play Go and beating human champions to text-generating algorithms so powerful that their creators at OpenAI decided not to release them publicly for fear of malicious use.

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Five Deadly Product Management Career Sins

280 Group

In this article, we’re going to talk about some issues that can stop people from rising quickly in Product Management. I call these the five deadly sins that can kill your career, and it’s based on watching people over the past 30 years in my career. In some cases, I personally have committed some of these sins, so I have an idea of just how challenging things can be if you make a big mistake.

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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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User Recordings: The Full Guide

UXCam Bluespace

Don't miss out: User Recordings have become one of the most important concepts in qualitative app analysis.

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Intercom on Product: Rethinking outcomes over outputs

Intercom, Inc.

For once, the big debate isn’t about the brand of Post-Its or Sharpies. It’s not personas versus Jobs-to-be-Done. It’s not even about what should be a roadmap and what shouldn’t be. It’s about this idea that there’s a core difference between the output of a product team and the business outcome generated. I’m joined in episode six of Intercom on Product, as always, by SVP of Product Paul Adams, who spoke about this topic at a recent conference.

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Frameworks for making better decisions around product releases

ProductBoard

Written by Rachel Wolan, VP Product at LiveRamp, for our ebook, The Path to Product Excellence: Stories and Advice From the Field. I used to run product at a call center software company. One Thursday in February, we rolled out a small but exciting change to fix a major data input problem that impacted agents. Before releasing it, we ran user tests and a month-long beta, thoroughly QA’d the agent.

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How Continuous Development Turns Product Managers into Experimenters

AB Tasty

With Continuous Development platforms, the focus shifts from subjective ideas to customer feedback and data. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How Continuous Development Turns Product Managers into Experimenters.

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Product Metrics Your Board Members Care About

Gainsight

Boards are evolving—and thank goodness for that! The pace of business has accelerated and industries are transforming. Boards are realizing they must change as well and will only be successful with diverse perspectives. In parallel, the board meeting agenda is shifting. Six years ago , people didn’t present about customer success (CS) in the boardroom unless it was a major escalation.

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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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Drop the poker face: Why salespeople need to embrace authenticity

Intercom, Inc.

I’m a crappy poker player and always have been. Part of the reason for this is I’m easy to read. For a long time, I thought my inability to bluff would hamstring me in sales, but now I see it differently. I’ve come to view authenticity as a kind of sales superpower. Being transparent has helped me connect with customers on a deeper level than would have been possible otherwise.

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You Need A Product Strategy by Sam Odio

Mind the Product

Shipping product to 500 million users without knowing what strategy was? Sam Odio found himself in this position early in his career while working at Facebook Photos. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Sam, now with that experience behind him and as Head of Product at Fivestars , outlines: What a good product strategy looks like. How to create a good strategy.

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Product Positioning Tip 7 of 7: Making Product Deficiencies No So Deficient

Product Management University

Remember the last time you bought a car? You bought the car that did the best overall job of meeting your needs. There were other cars that had a better GPS, a faster engine, a nicer interior, etc. But in the end, those deficiencies weren’t enough to sway your decision because all the positives together far outweighed a few things that weren’t ideal.

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How To Create Kick-Ass Product Roadmaps (Spoiler Alert: There are 3 types of Roadmaps)

The Product Coalition

3 Different Types of Roadmaps Every PM Needs to Master Roadmapping is not easy. Every company demands different types of Roadmaps, and every PM has their own flavour. Here is a step by step process to create roadmaps so you can influence anyone in your company like a true Jedi. So what is Product Roadmap? A product roadmap is a tool used by PM’s to communicate the what and the why of a product.

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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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A Three-Question Process for Product Team Success (Pragmatic Live Transcripts)

Pragmatic Marketing

Listen to or download the original podcast here. A Three-Question Process for Product Team Success. How do managers take what their teams have learned and turn it into something tangible? How do those team members take that knowledge and apply it to their roles? Lori Haakmeester of Cox Automotive joins Rebecca Kalogeris, Pragmatic Institute’s VP of Marketing and Sales to discuss her approach to creating a system of using her team’s learned skills so that it doesn’t feel like an

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How To Say No – Gabrielle Bufrem on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

A manager of product management at Pivotal Software, Brazilian native Gabrielle Bufrem has worked on three continents (North America, Europe and Asia) and hails from a fourth. She’s delivered great talks at our #MTPEngage conferences in Hamburg and Manchester, but we caught up with her after a talk about “saying no” at Edinburgh’s Turing Festival.

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Unconnected Dots of Product Tools

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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How To Group Your Competitors?

The Product Coalition

We need to start with the basics. You identified a list of competitors. They can be brands or specific products. But what to do with them… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

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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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A Three-Question Process for Product Team Success (Pragmatic Live Transcripts)

Pragmatic Marketing

Listen or download to the original podcast here. A Three-Question Process for Product Team Success. How do managers take what their teams have learned and turn it into something tangible? How do those team members take that knowledge and apply it to their roles? Lori Haakmeester of Cox Automotive joins Rebecca Kalogeris, Pragmatic Institute’s VP of Marketing and Sales to discuss her approach to creating a system of using her team’s learned skills so that it doesn’t feel like an

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The State of Product Management – Have Your Say

Mind the Product

Anyone who knows the Mind the Product team knows that we just love to learn about our community and product management in general. This means that from time to time we ask you to help us out, by sharing what you know via a quick and easy survey. From surveys, we can learn so much about product management. From team sizes and organisation structure to career paths and academic backgrounds, and now’s the time to gather fresh data to see how product management is evolving as a craft and a pr

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The Most Important Skill of the Future is Being ‘Indistractable’

Nir Eyal

The post The Most Important Skill of the Future is Being ‘Indistractable’ appeared first on Nir and Far.

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6 Secrets Every Product Manager Should Know about Strategy

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Sharon Allpress (Mentee, Session 10, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Patrick Hoffman ]. As product managers, we need to be skilled in a variety of areas from defining features and requirements to understanding customers, analyzing usage metrics, prioritizing features, managing releases, and the list goes on. One of the most important skills for a product manager, and for the product itself, is developing a product vision and strategy.

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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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The “Accidental” Product Manager

The Product Coalition

The “Accidental” Product Manager?—?what skills are required to be a great PM PM Meowalot Product Managers can come from various paths?—?from Engineering to UX to Marketing to Project Management, Sales, Business Analysts, Entrepreneurs, Customer Service, and sometimes Marketing. The “Accidental” Product Manager can come from career paths As diverse as they are, one thing in common is that most of us just stumbled into the role and ended up being the ‘accidental product manager’.

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How we Moved From Idea to Live Product in Eight Days

Mind the Product

Digital consultancy Red Badger designed and built ShareThyme, a platform to connect generations through cooking, at speed. Here’s a look at how they did it and the open question, ‘what’s next’? At Red Badger we’re forever speaking to people, clients or otherwise, who have brilliant ideas. Not small ones – we’re talking market-changing, behaviour-altering, competitor-leapfrogging ideas.

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Podcast: How to Get Actionable User Feedback for Your Product

Sachin Rekhi

Listen: Lean B2B Blog | YouTube | Transcript. I joined Etienne Garbugli on his Lean B2B Podcast a few weeks back to share my best practices on getting actionable user feedback for your product. We covered a wide-range of customer feedback topics, including: developing and validating your product's initial product/market fit hypotheses, assessing whether you are building a vitamin or a painkiller, the benefits of conducting waves of customer discovery interviews, the 3 top dashboards you need for

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Moving Applications to the Cloud and Adopting Cloud-Like Business Models

Revulytics

On-premise software vendors are incorporating subscription-based pricing models that make them more competitive and best meet the needs of their customers. Adobe, Autodesk, and Microsoft have all adopted hybrid (on-premise and SaaS) deployment models to adapt, compete, and succeed. And while the cloud computing market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3 percent between 2018 and 2023 and cloud computing revenues are predicted to see revenues soon exceed $250 bill

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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!