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H.O.M.E: Market – when this little piggy stayed home

Inside Intercom

“Home where the heart is,” as the saying goes. And for now, it’s where you’ll find the office and school and the shops and concerts, too. H.O.M.E.

Six Types of “Product” Owners

Roman Pichler

Overview. The term product owner is commonly used to refer to six different product roles in my experience. These are: The original Scrum product owner who owns a product in its entirety and is responsible for maximising the value it creates.

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3 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the way we Think About Product

Mind the Product

As product and solutions lead at Nifty , as well as a consumer of other software, I have started to piece together how I think the Coronavirus and ensuing remote collaboration phase will affect product development and market positioning for months and years to come.

Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

280 Group

You Just Landed a Product Manager Interview… Congratulations! You’re on the verge of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing careers today.

How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. But how you tailor that conversation depends on who you’re having it with, because your stakeholders’ vision for the future and your customers’ vision are likely two different things. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfill, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. A conversation about creating value is going to vary based on whether or not you’re asking someone to buy your product, or fund it.

Build resilient businesses that compete beyond technology, product and price


Leaders can inspire their teams to build superior business models. Business models that move beyond the rat race of competing on product, service, technology, and price. It is not the job of senior leaders to provide the answers, rather provide the fertile ground to allow for innovative thinking. By asking their teams better questions, leaders can spark innovative thinking to build superior business models. The Assessment Questions for Leaders help them do that.

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The Qualities of a Product Manager

Ask Benny

What I look for in a Product Manager. Product managers have to be able to do many tasks across a wide spectrum. Usually, their strength comes from being able to be involved in many aspects of the product.

How to Experiment During Extreme Seasonality


When speaking to product managers and data scientists about their A/B testing initiatives, I always emphasize the need to incorporate seasonality into the design and planning of their experiments.

Zoom in and out to TRULY understand your customers


Pinch and zoom. Apple trained us to do this on our phones. Google trained us to do this with maps. If you want to look at something closely you “zoom”. If you want to view the big picture you “pinch”.

What Makes a Great Product Manager by Graham Siener

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank New York talk, Graham Siener, formerly at Pivotal but now VP of Product at VMWare, looks at how product people can understand where their true power lies when they strive to be a great product manager. A great product manager is great in any industry, says Graham.

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.

Protected: DRB Systems Success Story

Proficientz – Product Management University

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Why CSAT only gives you half the picture

Inside Intercom

Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) is by far the most popular customer service quality metric used across all industries and teams of all sizes. But CSAT alone is actually a poor indicator of support quality.

5 Beta Program Tips to Live By from Industry Superstars


The only certainty in these unpredictable times is that your customers know what they want — and they’re eager to talk about it. That’s what makes securing customer feedback more crucial than ever.

Introducing Mind the Product Membership

Mind the Product

Mind the Product burst to life in a London pub in 2010 when we invited 25 product managers to come together to share stories, experiences, and lessons learned. Since then, we’ve put down roots across the globe and are no longer a community of just 25.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Dealing With Common User Testing Challenges


As product teams move to a more customer-centric approach, user testing is becoming increasingly important. After all, how can you know whether you’re building something that will delight your customers if you never put it in their hands?

Product Update: Brighter Look, Intuitive Analysis, Easier Collaboration


The value of your customer insights is rising. Every person at your company needs clear, digestible insights to make their best decisions—in real-time. . Last November we decided to level-up our platform’s visual interface.

The Journey to Customer-Centric Growth: Our 1st Virtual Summit on May 20th!


Wow, can’t believe we actually pulled together a summit with more than 40 speakers on Customer Experience and Customer-centric growth in less than 2 months!

In My Humble Opinion by Thor Mitchell

Mind the Product

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Thor Mitchell, a product management coach and former CPO of Crowdcube, explains the importance of humility for product managers. Key points. To be a great product manager, recognise what you know what you have yet to learn.

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.

One Trait Entrepreneurs Who Copy Steve Jobs Share

Business of Software Conference

One Trait Entrepreneurs Who Copy Steve Jobs Share. Want to Entrepreneur like Steve Jobs? How many entrepreneurs do you know who model themselves, consciously or unconsciously, on Steve Jobs? I can name more people I know than I have fingers (8 ??? at last count).

TEI 281: The right way to use experiments to create better products more quickly – with Stefan Thomke

Product Innovation Educators

How to make experimentation work for product managers. If you work in a medium to large company, your CEO wants the organization to be more innovative. All the surveys about such things tell us this is the case. If you are in a smaller organization or on your own, you still care about innovation.

Top 10 Product Manager Tools

The Basics of Product Management

Free curated list of easy to use, must have top 10 Product Manager tools. These product management tools are recommended to help you become a successful PM! Speaking of success, do you know the personality traits that make Elon Musk such a good Product Manager?

Why Happier Autonomous Teams Use One-Pagers by John Cutler

Mind the Product

Wondering what a “one-pager” is? In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, John Cutler (Product Evangelist at Amplitude ) explained to a packed house at NextRoll why one-pagers are a “forcing function”. John covered: What is a one-pager? What outcomes should you expect from your one-pagers?

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.

Meet Ubercircle?—?A Freshly-Minted Startup Here to Redefine Social Media Management

The Product Coalition

Meet Ubercircle?—?A A Freshly-Minted Startup Here to Redefine Social Media Management More than three decades ago, becoming an entrepreneur was not for everyone. It required a great deal of investment, the need to move out of the comfort zone, and a workforce. Fast forward to 2020?—?a

Rework Online Training Part 1: What Training Is

Johanna Rothman

I bet you've been in a class or a workshop over the past few weeks. You were a “participant” in a class that ranged from 20-2000 people. You didn't find the class organization helpful. First, the trainer/leader lectured at you for an hour or more.

Influence Without Authority

The Basics of Product Management

To influence without authority is the art of convincing people of your vision, even if they consider you to be a junior employee or a less experienced PM. Also, leading without a title also comes down to creating an impact without authority. People are always curious about how to lead.

90% of Everything is Crap – Adrian Howard on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

At ProductCamp Southwest UK earlier this year, Adrian Howard ran a session that focused on something he termed ‘ Sturgeon’s biases ‘ – where he talked about how the experience of being in a community was not evenly distributed, about the fact that like-minded people tend to group together, and that 90% of everything is crap.

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.