Sat.Jan 05, 2019 - Fri.Jan 11, 2019

Articulating Your Product Design Principles

Sachin Rekhi

Product management is fundamentally a leadership role in that you are ultimately responsible for leading a product development team to deliver a compelling product that resonates with your customers.

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The Misunderstood World of Product Growth

The Product Coalition

Growth is walking the fine line between innovation and profit, and the risks are often overlooked. Relentlessly growing a product seems like a no-brainer. The upside is obvious: more revenue, more customers, more money for research and development, and so on.

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Tips for Rewriting a Digital Product

Roman Pichler

See the Rewriting Effort as an Opportunity to Innovate.

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How great Product Managers deal with technical debt

The Product Coalition

Learn to live without fear of technical debt, and learn the best way to pay it down As a PM, tech debt is the sort of thing that constantly looms over you. It’s always there, and it follows you around like a bad penny.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Building trust with your teams

Lead on Purpose

Another key element of a successful product management organization is creating trust with your teams, the teams you work with to build your products. Creating relationships of trust sets a foundation for the work you and your teams will need … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Trust dedication global economy partnerships products

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Podcast: Moving Up the Career Ladder with Thor Mitchell

Mind the Product

Thor Mitchell knows his bones – he’s an ex-Google product manager (Maps and Google+ APIs) and was most recently the Chief Product Officer at Crowdcube.

7 Tips From Product Leaders to Kick off 2019

ProductPlan

The beginning of the new year marks an exciting time for many product organizations. New goals, new roadmaps, new initiatives. And as for just about everyone, new opportunities to start fresh.

Playing Catch Without Arms, or: Why I’m going to learn to code as a PM.

The Product Coalition

Not the real artwork for “Catch Without Arms”, but made you look, didn’t it. ??Bad Bad facsimile credit: Myself Hi reader, Wait a sec, please don’t run away! This isn’t your usual run-of-the-mill “should PMs code or not” piece that you’ve read a thousand times?—?promise. promise.

New horizons: How to move your life for your career

Inside Intercom

When we think of our dream career, and by extension our dream life, we rarely picture jumping into the unknown to attain it. We seldom imagine replacing the comfortable life we already have with an entirely new, unfamiliar environment.

Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

In this 4-part series, product and technology leaders share insights for successfully going to market with a data product. Find out how you can embed analytics in your solution, from building your business case to designing and launching your product.

A day in the Life of an MTP Engage Manchester Attendee

Mind the Product

We’ve been planning MTP Engage Manchester for almost a year now, and we’re confident we’ve put together a conference that’s representative of this epic city and showcases the best that the North of the UK has to offer.

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Why Are Product Managers Moving Away From Focus Groups?

The Accidental Product Manager

Focus groups are the way that product managers used to find out how customers felt about their product Image Credit: RSNY.

How Technographics Enables Intelligent Competitor Analysis for E-signature Providers

DemandMatrix

Businesses are collaborating more today than ever before. Global expansions and global growth opportunities mean that contracts can’t be relegated to one location anymore. Data Enrichment

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The recipe for growth as a designer

Inside Intercom

Picture this: You’re a designer with a handful of years experience under your belt. 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.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Maximum Possible Products by Sally Foote

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon London talk, Sally Foote of Photobox had us consider that most product managers don’t work on greenfield products that allow them to design minimum viable services.

4 Actionable Tips on App Onboarding by David Jones

The Product Coalition

Are you happy with the onboarding of your app? Maybe? Whatever the answer is, you should listen to what David Jones has to say about the topic. Here is why: David has founded three start-ups in his lifetime, his first one exited with over 1B Australian Dollars earlier this year.

Great PM Interview Answers Include Tradeoffs. Here's How.

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Product management is all about tradeoffs. Should the team launch a new feature in the international market? Or should the engineers focus on code refactoring to reduce issues down the road? It is very rare that there are no downsides to one choice over the other even if it initially seems that one option is inherently better. A great PM can always articulate why they made a certain decision and talk intelligently about its downsides and its advantages.

How bots, messengers and apps will define 2019 with Des Traynor, Paul Adams and Emmet Connolly

Inside Intercom

On the heels of our 2018 retrospective, we decided to take a look at what product themes and technology are likely to define the year ahead.

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

How to Give a Great Product Talk

Mind the Product

That’s me, giving my “Customer Obsession” talk at ProductTank in SF. Have you ever watched a speaker and said to yourself, “I could do that!”? Are you interested in building your network to accelerate recruiting or to discover new opportunities?

How I use GIST for personal planning

The Product Coalition

Moving beyond endless ToDo lists Staying productive is as challenging to me as it is for most people. Procrastination, constant feeling of not doing enough, working long hours?—?I I have all the symptoms.

5 product management books to read in 2019

Craft.io

Nothing compares to the value of opening yourself to inspiration by reading what others working in your field have to say. Looking up from your work to learn and stay updated on current trends is immensely important.

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The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2018

First Round Review

We've rounded up 30 of the best insights from the articles we published over the last year. Read on for a time-capsule-like toolkit, full of the best tactical wisdom that seasoned company builders had to offer in 2018. Continue reading at First Round Review »

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

What Does the Agile Roadmapping Process Look Like in Practice?

ProductPlan

In today’s article, we’ll discuss the agile roadmapping process. We’ll start by reviewing the objectives of roadmaps and planning for agile teams, then share some special considerations for agile roadmaps.

Product Management Job Hunt: How to get an Interview and Nail it

Mind the Product

Whether you are moving from a product management position from one company to another or hunting for your first job in product management – it’s an exciting journey full of ups and downs. I‘ve recently been job-hunting in London and I want to share what I learned during the process. How to Present Yourself in Your CV. If you google how to write about your job experience, you’ll find the advice is that you should list your responsibilities and measurable achievements.

Voting in CardBoard!

CardBoard

Getting feedback and the opinions of your team is very important when looking to get products to market. Your shared understanding and work flow matter to us. Therefore, we took the time to develop a new tool: VOTING! Read below to learn more on how to vote. Getting Started.

Announcing The Modern Guide to Live Chat for Marketing

Inside Intercom

Live chat is the ultimate way for modern marketers to personalize their message and engage new users, and we’re publishing The Modern Guide to Live Chat for Marketing to help them do just that. Marketing” is an ambiguous term in this day and age.

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

Using the Jobs To Be Done Framework for Product Management

The Product Coalition

No product management method is universally going to get you out of trouble. The most popular frameworks, like agile, are more about the general approach your office takes.

All About The Users—Todd Olson, CEO of Pendo

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Todd Olson is the CEO and co-founder of Pendo. Pendo is a product engagement platform that helps businesses better understand their users and is a Series-D company backed by Sapphire Ventures, Battery Ventures, and Spark Capital. In this Path to PM post, we discuss the importance of connecting with a product's users and the tough aspects of product management. Tell us about how you broke into product management. Before Pendo, I was a VP of product at Rally Software.

2019 Product Management Trends

Apptentive

The challenge of achieving product-market fit is what keeps most product managers up at night. And this time every year, product management professionals are putting yearly strategies together and seeking out resources to ensure their approach is on-trend.