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The Complete Guide to Building MVPs

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The goals of a minimum viable product are centred around idea validation and execution, learning, experiments, and ways of minimizing the effort to bring a meaningful new product to market.


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Why Storytelling Skills For Product Management & Product Marketing Are Essential


CONTEXT! CONTEXT! CONTEXT! Storytelling skills for product management and product marketing are essential because without them, the value context (why the market cares) of what you’re building, marketing and selling is completely masked.

How to Turn Off Harmful Stress Like a Switch

Nir Eyal

The post How to Turn Off Harmful Stress Like a Switch appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection


How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

Product in Practice: When Travel Ground to a Halt, Seera Group Used Opportunity Mapping to Discover a New Market

Product Talk

Hi there, Product Talk readers! We can’t wait to share our latest Product in Practice with you. For this story, we spoke with a product team leading the Digital Hotels vertical at Seera Group , a travel and tourism company based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

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Evolving to Product-Led Growth in 5 Steps


If you’re starting a new company, building and funding it around a product-led growth model is much different than transforming a mature company that was built for direct sales and evolving it to product-led growth.

Productivity for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

What are the best productivity hacks for Product Managers Continue reading on Product Coalition ». task-management productivity product-management productivity-hacks

TEI 312: Are you using empathy correctly as a product manager? – with Rob Volpe

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can empathize with customers and colleagues in five steps. You’ve heard it before, product managers need empathy.

All These Worlds Are Yours by Cennydd Bowles

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Cennydd Bowles, Designer and Author of Future Ethics, highlighted how, as an industry, we will not survive the 21st century with the over-quantified methods of the 20th and must prioritise ethical practice as a fundamental part of the product process.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

How to Advance Collaboration Between Product Management and UX Design


Let’s face it –– friction between product managers and UX designers happens. Even on the most successful teams, tensions can fly when trying to balance business goals, user needs, and design best practices.

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How to Use Advanced Analytics to Build a Killer Data-Driven Product


Recently, Indicative CEO Jeremy Levy got together with Toucan Toco product lead Romain Duboc to talk about how organizations can use the analytics tools available today to build more data-driven products.

Anatomy of a Product Disaster: Quibi

The Product Coalition

It’s a lesson that all product people need to learn; you can have all the ingredients for a successful product and still fall flat on your face. By now it’s well known that Quibi, which launched in April of 2020 and raised $1.75

Designing for Play – Melissa Pickering on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

Mind the Product

As we start to wrap up the year and panic shop for gifts, our thoughts naturally drift to everyone’s favourite part of the holiday season: playing with toys! Our go-to person to learn more about creating a great play experience is Melissa Pickering, Strategic Product Director at The LEGO Group.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Multiple Short Feedback Loops Support Innovation

Johanna Rothman

Strategy and Product Feedback Loops. Several of my clients have intertwined problems. Everyone agrees they want innovation: Which products and services the organization offers. The project portfolio). What features the product offers, or the problems the product solves. The product roadmap).

How to Build a Successful IoT Company with Eric Simone

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

I have a great conversation for you on how to build a successful IoT company! I am joined by Eric Simone, the founder, and CEO of ClearBlade; one of my favorite companies building IoT platforms and connected solutions consistently across the edge, cloud, and on-premise environments.


Mastering User Retention like Amazon, Spotify and Co.

The Product Coalition

How to Leverage Your Product Data with the right Retention Metrics Continue reading on Product Coalition ». analytics product-analytics product-management data-science retention

How To Make a Success of Going Agile

Mind the Product

In June 2020 Mind the Product published a post from New Zealander Anthony Marter that really struck a chord with our community: based on a talk he’d given to Agile Auckland, his post argued that product management in an Agile practice is in dire need of a rethink.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

40 Questions to Help You Build Your Product Roadmap


[Editor’s note: This piece was originally published on Medium in 2018.]. Here’s a quick list of questions to use when workshopping your product roadmap, prepping for a pitch/kickoff, or quickly filtering for well-thought-out ideas.

How to Onboard a Product Manager


So, you’ve made the hire. Congratulations — finding the right product manager who can help your team succeed is a huge burden off your shoulders. As a member of the welcoming committee, you well know that onboarding is extremely important to the success of your new colleague.

Negative User Feedback? Handle it like Bill Gates!


Nobody likes getting negative feedback. If you don’t like getting negative feedback either – congratulations! You’re a human! You’d probably pass the Turing Test! It’s normal. It hits our egos and makes us feel like a failure.

Structuring and Scaling Product Teams by Roman Pichler

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Roman Pichler, Author of How to Lead in Product Management, discusses important aspects leaders should bear in mind when structuring and growing product teams. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

4 Tips to Adapt Agile Product Management to Your Team’s Processes


According to the 2020 State of Agile Report , 95% of organizations say they’ve adopted Agile development methodologies within their team. It’s one of the most widely used and trusted frameworks for the modern technology company.

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Every Space is Political

dscout People Nerds

Transformative justice is more crucial than ever. Sarah Fathallah believes researchers are primed to assist in this critical moment if we can “move at the speed of trust.” ”


No More Resolutions-3 Tips from Business and Daniel Pink to Plan your New Year

The Product Coalition

Why You Should Start Your New Year on December 9th Continue reading on Product Coalition ». planning self-improvement life coaching personal-growth


How We Helped a Language Learning App Reach Its Target Audience With Visual Design


Xeropan is a pedagogical game built by teachers of English as a foreign language. By playing, learners can get a level of instruction and results that are usually only possible in a real-life classroom. In 2018 we worked on the UX of this app , this time we focused on the UI and visual storytelling.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Avoid Losing Conversions During Your A/B Tests With Dynamic Allocation

AB Tasty

Learn how dynamic traffic allocation algorithms can help you minimize loss of conversions during your website optimization campaigns. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Avoid Losing Conversions During Your A/B Tests With Dynamic Allocation. Innovations Experimentation

The 5 Critical Steps You Need to Create a Journey Map That Improves Customer Experience

Emerge Insights

How to successfully map your customer and employee experiences. The post The 5 Critical Steps You Need to Create a Journey Map That Improves Customer Experience appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency. Customer Experience Design Thinking Experience Design Insights


10+ Resources to awaken your strategic brain

The Product Coalition

Photo by Barn Images on Unsplash Best 10+ Resources to awaken your strategic brain Books, articles, and strategy gurus As you climb the career ladder, you realize you need to allocate more time to strategic work and less to your well-known tactical tasks.