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The product guru complex

Mind the Product

It's time to ditch the dogma and introduce a strong dose of pragmatism if product management is to avoid an existential crisis, argues Becky Yelland. Read more » The post The product guru complex appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to Lead Your Product Teams to Success in 2024

Gocious Blog

We're two months into 2024, and your Q1 product initiatives are likely well underway. Setting a strong cadence for effective team processes at the beginning of the year is crucial, especially when deliverables in the following quarters depend on the success of current projects. What can your teams do to ensure their projects continue to progress smoothly?

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Beyond the Book: Navigating the Real-World Challenges of Managing a Product Roadmap

The Product Coalition

“The value is in what gets used, not what gets built”. — Kris Gale As a wise man once said, no roadmap survives contact with reality. Fires sparked to life left and right, yet there were no firefighters in sight, and I had no tools to fight them. Every hour, a new fire seemed to materialize from an unknown direction with no warning. I was on a path, a journey, to a new and wonderful destination.

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Using Generative AI to Drive Corporate Impact

TechEmpower - Product Management

Generative AI is revolutionizing how corporations operate by enhancing efficiency and innovation across various functions. Focusing on generative AI applications in a select few corporate functions can contribute to a significant portion of the technology's overall impact. Key Functions with High Impact Generative AI is revolutionizing sales by enabling dynamic pricing and personalized customer interactions, boosting conversion rates and customer satisfaction.

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Beyond the Basics of A/B Tests: Highly Innovative Experimentation Tactics You Need to Know

Speaker: Timothy Chan, PhD., Head of Data Science

Are you ready to move beyond the basics and take a deep dive into the cutting-edge techniques that are reshaping the landscape of experimentation? 🌐 From Sequential Testing to Multi-Armed Bandits, Switchback Experiments to Stratified Sampling, Timothy Chan, Data Science Lead, is here to unravel the mysteries of these powerful methodologies that are revolutionizing how we approach testing.

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What Makes An Effective Product Management Process

Product Management University

A great 30-minute conversation with Paul Heller , Chief Evangelist at Sopheon. But we didn’t discuss the process itself. We talked about value-driven product management, what it takes to get the rest of the organization on board and how to help other disciplines see the benefit to them. 30 minutes never went so fast. It’s definitely worth a listen.

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The 7 Most Important Laws of UX Design in 2024

UX Planet

Just as the physical world operates under predictable cause-and-effect relationships, so too does the world of User Experience (UX) design. Behind every interaction on every digital interface, lies a series of cause-and-effect relationships, dictating the predictable outcomes and human behaviors we encounter as users. UX designers refer to these predictable cause-and-effect relationships as the “laws” of UX design.

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Free vs Paid Analytics Platforms: How to Choose One (+ Best Tools in Each Category)

Userpilot

Analytics tools offer a competitive advantage for companies investing in prolonged product growth. However, not all companies can invest precious resources in an analytics tool. In reality, some companies are better served using free vs paid analytics platforms. Which camp would you belong in? In this article, we’ll present the advantages and disadvantages of paid analytics platforms versus their free version counterparts and the best tools for each category.

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‘Niching’ Down

The Product Coalition

“No niche is too small if it’s yours”  — Seth Godin We’ve all heard the saying, “if you try to please everyone, you please no one.” This is especially true for startups and new products. Focus and being able to find a niche can be a huge unlock for products. Square started as a POS (Point of Sale) device, Lululemon started as yoga clothing for women, and Amazon started as an online book store.

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What They Don’t Tell You About Designing For Responsible AI Products

UX Planet

In part 5 of the Human-Centered AI methodology series, we uncover how to design for Responsible AI products to users.

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Exploring PerfDog Whitepaper 2024: Unlock the Power of Performance Testing

Key Takeaways Robust Platform & Multi-System Support: Brief introduction to PerfDog's extensive compatibility across various operating systems and hardware platforms including Android, iOS, PC, gaming consoles and more. In-Depth Performance Metrics: Quick view of the extensive range of metrics for system, graphics and rendering, user experience, in-depth analysis, and more.

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The Definition of Product Management Is Shrinking. It’s Not Good!

Product Management University

The definition of product management has been changing and evolving over the past 10 years and I’m not sure it’s for the better. I make it a regular habit to have conversations with product management directors and VPs. Most of them are not our customers. It keeps me current on the landscape of the product management profession without any slant or bias to what we do.

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Navigating economic uncertainty with OKRs

Mind the Product

Malte Scholz outlines the benefits of implementing OKRs during economic uncertainty, the challenges that come with them and how to overcome these with the right tool. Read more » The post Navigating economic uncertainty with OKRs appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Digital Transformation Strategies for Enterprises: Key Elements

The Product Coalition

Explore digital transformation strategies for enterprises Have you wondered why digital transformation strategies are a necessity? The digital revolution is no longer a distant wave on the horizon, but a powerful tide reshaping every industry. To navigate this dynamic landscape, embracing digital transformation is no longer optional, but crucial for survival and growth.

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479: Beyond the pint glass–Learnings from creating the new Molson Coors Non-Alcohol portfolio – with Marlon Hernandez

Product Innovation Educators

Product management insights from Molson Coors’s non-alcohol portfolio transformation I am interviewing speakers at my favorite annual conference for product managers, the PDMA Inspire Innovation Conference. This discussion is with Marlon Hernandez, whose session is titled “Beyond the pint glass: Learnings from creating the new Molson Coors Non-Alcohol portfolio.” After over 233 years of brewing beer, Molson Coors announced its name change to Molson Coors Beverage Company to ref

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Product Management Careers: Job Prospects, Pathways, and Must-Have Skills (2024)

The product management job market in 2024 reflects the fast-growing and ever-evolving nature of the field. For product managers looking to future-proof their careers and take advantage of new opportunities, staying informed about the professional landscape is a smart move. In this comprehensive career guide from Regis College, you’ll learn about: The current job outlook for product managers in 2024 Six professional pathways and the average salaries for these roles in the U.S.

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How Square Used Amplitude to Enhance the Seller Experience and Power Growth

Amplitude

Read how adopting Amplitude Analytics and Amplitude Audiences allowed Square to facilitate projects like multi-product onboarding and homepage redesign, leading to double-digit improvements.

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Building products to tackle the opioid crisis: Omer Kaplan (Head of Product, Sonara Health)

Mind the Product

For many of us in product, building products that have long-lasting impacts on people's lives is a life goal. In this episode, we speak to Omer Kaplan from Sonara Health. We discuss his mission in forging a path in healthcare technology to combat the opioid crisis. We also explore the principles of equity-first design and the meticulous testing strategies that ensure their technology serves everyone effectively.

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How Can CRM Marketing Help Predict A Customer’s Needs?

The Product Coalition

Let’s explore how CRM marketing helps to better anticipate customer behavior. Understanding your customers is key, but simply understanding their demographics isn’t enough. Predicting their future behavior allows you to anticipate their needs, personalize their experiences, and ultimately, drive conversions and loyalty. So, how can CRM marketing help you achieve this elusive power of prediction?

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Purposeful Leadership in Product Management

Ronke PM

In March, we celebrate women's accomplishments, reflecting on their monumental role in product management. We owe our progress to those women who trailblazed our path and laid our foundations, mentoring us to be exceptional and formidable. From their experiences, we meet our moments with integrity and grace. They are a testament to breaking barriers and shattering the glass ceiling.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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Did Substack make newsletters too mainstream (and irrelevant)?

NextBigWhat

Remember the excitement of discovering a well-written newsletter? That niche corner of the internet where someone shared passions, insights, or curated content with a devoted audience? There was a certain… The post Did Substack make newsletters too mainstream (and irrelevant)? appeared first on NextBigWhat.

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What is User Engagement Analysis? Top 9 Metrics to Track

Userpilot

How do you conduct user engagement analysis? What metrics you should track? How do you use the insights to improve user engagement? These are the main questions the article explores. We also look at a couple of analytics tools for analyzing user engagement. Let's dive right in! TL;DR User engagement is a measure of how active your users are inside the product and how good the product is at keeping them interested.

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Successful Agility In Product Delivery Requires Dynamic Implementation

The Product Coalition

Challenging an emerging myth that Agile is dead, and providing insight on key principles & tactics to finding success with Agile-based product teams. Nowadays it seems to have an opinion of Agile product methods like Scrum. You cannot go a full week without seeing an article proclaiming Agile is dead or describing how we need to think in a “post-Agile” world.

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SUNDAY REWIND: A guide on breaking into product

Mind the Product

Tom Dyson’s post from 2021 looks at some of the actions you can take to land a first job in product management. Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: A guide on breaking into product appeared first on Mind the Product.

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

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India’s BrainDrain 2.0 begins

NextBigWhat

Once upon a time, a decision was made to construct a road, envisioning the birth of a great city that would rival the best in the world. As the roads began to be built and streetlights were installed, entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals alike eagerly anticipated the myriad opportunities the new city would offer. Then, one […] The post India’s BrainDrain 2.0 begins appeared first on NextBigWhat.

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How to Build Custom Funnel Reports in SaaS

Userpilot

Funnel reports are a popular analytics tool used to optimize customer journeys and user flows. Our guide explains how to build and analyze funnel reports for actionable insights. Let’s get to it! TL;DR Funnel reports are analytical tools for visualizing the stages of the customer journey and analyzing how users progress from one stage to another.

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The Evolution of WhatsApp

The Product Coalition

Transforming communication with instant messaging. Photo by Dima Solomin on Unsplash In the vast realm of digital communication, few platforms have left as indelible a mark as WhatsApp. Its journey from a modest messaging app to a global giant in instant messaging has been nothing short of remarkable. Join me as I traverse the fascinating evolution of WhatsApp, exploring its pivotal milestones, strategic adaptations, acquisition, and the transformative impact it has had on modern communication.

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Let’s hear it for the women working in product

Mind the Product

In celebration of International Women’s Day we’ve rounded up some recent seminal #mtpcon talks given by a few of the many outstanding women working in product management. Read more » The post Let’s hear it for the women working in product appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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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Using Data to Delight Customers: How Pictory Increased Conversions by 16% and Reduced Churn by 15%

Amplitude

Read how Pictory, an AI-enhanced video creation platform, achieved a 16% increase in conversions and a 15% reduction in churn after adopting Amplitude Analytics.

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13 Conversion Rate Optimization Trends for SaaS in 2024

Userpilot

What conversion rate optimization trends are worth adopting? And which ones are misleading? CRO is a practice with a lot of room to explore, hence, there are many tactics you can experiment with to optimize sales and product engagement. That said, we’ll get right into the practices that are shaping the way we think about optimizing conversion rates.

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Desirable, Valuable, and Feasible Goals

The Product Coalition

The DVF framework: How might we use the Venn diagram to set clear goals for team members and satisfy the user personas?

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