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How To Talk To Your Executives About Agile

The Secret PM Handbook

People have asked me “How can I get my execs to support an agile transformation? They don’t like that they can’t predict anything.”. Reframe the Agile conversation around value. Orient the conversation around value, not around methodologies. (Picture credit below). This is never going to be an easy conversation, but I recommend reframing it from the outset.

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How gratitude expands leadership

Lead on Purpose

Today is Memorial Day in the United States. While many here gather as family and kick off the summer season, Memorial Day goes much deeper.

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How to Prioritize Product Backlogs in Three Easy Steps

280 Group

Prioritize Product Backlogs in Three Easy Steps Using effective, time-tested techniques to prioritize product backlogs is an important step in getting a product to market rapidly that meets customer needs. If you prioritize your backlog in a non-optimal manner then you may be wasting engineering resources by having them build features that aren’t the highest priority and don’t add the most value to your products.

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Why Diversity Isn’t Just Right, but Smart

Mind the Product

As a Swede, the importance and value of diversity seems self-evident, yet the business world and the tech industry especially continue to struggle to embrace it. As I mentioned in my product management experience article , and as should be clear from the effort we put into the curation of our product management conferences , diversity is incredibly important to me and Mind the Product.

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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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How To Talk To Your Executives About Agile

The Secret PM Handbook

People have asked me “How can I get my execs to support an agile transformation? They don’t like that they can’t predict anything.”. Reframe the Agile conversation around value. Orient the conversation around value, not around methodologies. (Picture credit below). This is never going to be an easy conversation, but I recommend reframing it from the outset.

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How I Leveraged an Explore & Exploit Algorithm to Find My Dream Job

Sachin Rekhi

I'm a firm believer in needing to find your personal passion/skill/opportunity fit as the ultimate path to career fulfillment. Only when you find a career that you're passionate about, that you can also be skilled at, and one that has sufficient market opportunity will you achieve ultimate career satisfaction. And it takes a careful balance of all three dimensions because simply finding fit along one dimension unfortunately won't result in success nor fulfillment.

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Finance and Business Case Essentials for Product Managers

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Vikas Batra, lead a conversation around “Finance and Business for Product Managers”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. Signup to be a Mentor Today! View the live stream…. About The Product Mentor. The Product Mentor is a program designed to pair Product Mentors and Mentees from around the World, across all industries, from start-up to enterprise, guided by the fundamental goals…

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When Distraction is a Good Thing

Nir Eyal

Is distraction a curse or a blessing? Not giving full attention to what we should be doing makes us miss deadlines, fail classes, and crash into other drivers. Distraction certainly has a price. Nonetheless, we love our distractions! Social media, spectator sports, movies, books, TV shows, the news, video games – what would we do […]. The post When Distraction is a Good Thing appeared first on Nir and Far.

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Josh Elman – Launching a Rocketship off Someone Else’s Back

Mind the Product

Every early-stage consumer startup spends most of its energy figuring out how to grow something really small to something really big. It is hard gain momentum from a standing start, so a lot of people look for distribution on top of another established platform, like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. However, founders often ask whether if it’s smart – and safe – to do this.

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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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Perfecto Offers the Fastest Web Test Automation in the Cloud

Amir Rozenberg

At Perfecto, since the introduction of desktop web browsers to the continuous quality lab, we’re seeing tremendous growth in new test cases, acceleration in frequency of executions, usage of key browsers and versions, and overall significant growth in the number of executions with a need for web test automation. This isn’t unique to Perfecto’s customers: we see a clear intensification of the test activities, whether managed within the test team, development team or both.

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Best Product Management Career Advice

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. 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. Take a moment and congratulate The Best Product Person of 2016: Chris Butler. ( tweet ).

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Becoming a Great Product Leader – Bringing the Donuts 05/31/2017

Ken Norton

Three outstanding new books -. I want to draw your attention to three recently published books that will help you become a better product leader. I enthusiastically recommend all of them. PRODUCT LEADERSHIP How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams By Richard Banfield, Martin Eriksson and Nate Walkingshaw 256 pp. O’Reilly.

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It’s Memorial Day – Take The Week Off!

The Accidental Product Manager

If There’s A Parade, Then It Must Be Memorial Day! In the U.S. it’s the week of the Memorial Day holiday (on Monday). Since a lot of you will be making the most of this 3-day weekend, I’m going to join you and take the week off. Enjoy your holiday and we’ll pick our discussions up again next week, same place, same time! – Dr.

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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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Are Your User Surveys Telling You Enough?

Revulytics

In a delightful new spot for Samsung’s Gear VR , an ostrich stumbles into a set of the virtual reality sunglasses, which click on and simulate that he is soaring into the clouds, a dream-like sequence all irresistibly set to the tune of Elton John’s “Rocket Man.” After some time with the device, and a few trial runs, the famously flightless bird takes off, all to the tagline “do what you can’t.”.

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Featured Jobs in Product Management

The Product Guy

If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. Check out this week’s newest, below….

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Secrets to Scaling A People-Intensive Business with Will Davies from Car Next Door

Bryce York

These are my takeaways and personal perspective from a Fishburners ‘Learn From A Burner’ presentation given by Will Davies of Car Next Door ( car sharing in Sydney, Brisbane, & Melbourne ). Note that very little editing has been done and that these notes aren’t comprehensive. “The sketchier our flyers look, the better the results.” Will started his talk by pointing out that the following three pillars were the key factors to the success to date for Car Next Door (CND).

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Watch TSW Conference Keynote Videos Online

TSIA

Get a refresher on your favorite keynotes from TSW San Diego 2017 by watching the videos online. Now you can share key takeaways with your team and apply what you’ve learned about organizational convergence to your operation. We’ve put together a handy playlist of these energetic and informative sessions so you can relive the energy from TSW whenever and wherever you want.

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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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Becoming a Great Product Leader – Bring the Donuts 05/31/2017

Ken Norton

Three outstanding new books -. I want to draw your attention to three recently published books that will help you become a better product leader. I enthusiastically recommend all of them. PRODUCT LEADERSHIP How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams By Richard Banfield, Martin Eriksson and Nate Walkingshaw 256 pp. O’Reilly.

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What are your top-requested features over the past 7/30/90 days?

ProductBoard

Here’s what’s new in productboard What we’re all up against How many times have you been in a meeting where a colleague said: “We’ve just got to build [ feature X ]… everyone’s asking for it!” After closer inspection, it turns out three customers happened to ask for feature X this week, and one of them was especially… emotionally charged… over it not already being in the product.

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The business of memory

dscout People Nerds

Neuroscientist Brian Levine on memory, subjectivity and the importance of details.

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Another CEO Who Delivers Record Profits is…Gone

TSIA

I am on a plane half way around the world going to visit (yet another) tech company who is in internal disarray over the subject of who they want to be. Will they stay a product company who sells features or become an as-a-service, recurring revenue company who delivers business outcomes? I finally finish my email somewhere over the Emperor Seamounts and grab the Wall Street Journal.

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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!

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Becoming a Great Product Leader – Bring the Donuts 05/31/2017

Ken Norton

Three outstanding new books -. I want to draw your attention to three recently published books that will help you become a better product leader. I enthusiastically recommend all of them. PRODUCT LEADERSHIP How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams By Richard Banfield, Martin Eriksson and Nate Walkingshaw 256 pp. O’Reilly.

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Welcome New TSIA Members! May Edition

TSIA

At TSIA, we are dedicated to helping services organizations both large and small grow and advance in the technology industry. We'd like to take the opportunity to welcome our newest members, as well as acknowledge companies already a part of the TSIA community who have recently expanded their membership to include additional service disciplines TSIA has to offer.

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Creating Engaged Millennial Employees in Your Contact Center

TSIA

Now that Millennials are officially the largest population segment, they can no longer be ignored. Organizations must come to terms with the idea that Millennials have different needs and skills, and make the appropriate changes in the workplace to maximize them. It seems that many businesses have a ways to go in achieving this, as research studies have shown that roughly 2/3 of today’s employees are disengaged in the workplace.

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