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A product manager walks into a bar…

Inside Intercom

Many of us have seen improv comedy before, a form of theatre where the dialogue, action and characters are created on stage, on the fly, collaboratively by the players. We remember the laughs and the slapstick humor, but in fact improv is about more than just being funny.

10 Scaling Tips for Product People

Roman Pichler

1 Involve the Right People. A small group of qualified individuals who have the right skills and motivation can be more productive than many individuals who lack the necessary expertise and act out of obligation. This is true for product people and development team members alike in my experience.

Developing a Test Strategy for the Agile World


Test strategy is critical to the success of any testing effort – but where do you start? How does your strategy conform to different development methodologies? What should you tackle in-house, and what should you outsource? How you involve real users in beta testing?

A Comprehensive Guide to Hiring Product Managers

Spice Catalyst

Why Do You Need a Product Manager? There are various different inflection points in a business lifetime that drive the need to hire product management (PDM) resources.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

In today’s ambitious business environment, many companies are taking an embedded analytics approach to capitalizing on the value of their information. Learn all about embedded analytics in this guide by Sisense, including a general overview of embedded analytics, the different approaches to embedding BI and analytics, and the benefits and challenges of the most popular BI solution technologies.

Women in Product Management: Liz Buderus, VP of Product Management at Epsilon

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Liz Buderus, Vice President of Product Management at Epsilon. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to? sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into product management? I became a product manager early in my career at Epsilon as it was a brand new role for the company. After a couple of years, I moved into sales for 15 years, but never gave up trying to improve our products.

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Product Managers Try To Find Stores To Fill Malls

The Accidental Product Manager

Malls need stores, but what kind of stores? Image Credit: Rene Schwietzke. When was the last time that you went out to a mall? For most of us, it’s probably been a while. We used to always go to the mall – that’s where you could get stuff, especially during the holidays.

Are you cut out for Product Management?


We know Product Management is a tough gig. So many articles have been written about this multifaceted, multidimensional role encouraging us to continue to fight the good Product fight. But what about quitting Product Management? What about if your personality and attitude aren’t suited to the role?

PRIME Your Competencies

Pragmatic Marketing

Distinctive competency is a great tool to help identify what makes your organization unique in your industry.

The Lizard Loop – How to Back up Rigour With Intuition by Roisi Proven

Mind the Product

In this #mtpengage Manchester talk, Roisi Proven of Gower Street Analytics talks about the lizard loop, which she describes as “backing rigour with intuition, after you’ve already backed up your intuition with rigour”.

6 Styles of Data Analysis and Visualizations

Get inspiration for your next dashboard update in this guide to the six styles of analytics and data visualizations.

How to Troubleshoot Java Application Slowness Using Java Transaction Tracing

eG Innovations

Why is the Java Application Slow? The performance of any application is measured by its availability and responsiveness. When an application is slow, IT operations staff must troubleshoot the cause of slowness, identify it and resolve it.

PM Interview Videos: iPhone Favorite Product

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

In this live mock product management interview, Stephen asks Muhammad why his favorite product is the iPhone, and what he would do to improve it.

Close the Feedback Loop: Why Negative Customer Feedback is Most Important.


Customer Feedback Loop is the process of enhancement for your products and services based on the feedback customers give you. It allows you to implement change according to what your customers have to say. This is one of the best ways to improve your company in an efficient and meaningful way. .

AI at an Early Stage Startup by Zara Tam

Mind the Product

Zara Tam loves building things that make an impact. Now at Verve, she was formerly a product manager at Founders Factory, where she led a revolutionary AI recruitment product called Chosen.

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!

The Path to Product Management


“How did you get into product management?” ” I’ve gotten this question a lot, and I’m sure many other PMs have as well.

Is consolidation of B2B, B2C, and B2E apps a good idea?

The Product Coalition

When it comes to a business mobile app implementation based on one among B2C, B2E, and B2B or all three of them, which is the best strategy between treating them separately and together? Usually, you will see separate mobile apps for these domains, but it is not the best way.

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Can You Solve These Pulse Emoji Puzzles?


Match the emoji clues with the right Pulse 2019 Track! If you can answer #5, you’re an emoji MASTER. Want to learn more about Pulse 2019 tracks, sessions, and speakers? Visit the official Pulse 2019 event page. The post Can You Solve These Pulse Emoji Puzzles?

Coming Together at #mtpcon Singapore to Hone our Craft

Mind the Product

On March 25-26, 2019 we gathered over 400 passionate product people from 26 countries around the world in Singapore for two days of connecting, sharing, and moving our craft forward together.

Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

Product Roles, Part 1: Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts

Johanna Rothman

We have many words for people who shepherd the business value of a product. The many words aren't a problem, as long as we can all agree on what these various people are and they take responsibility for.

Reasons Why Golang is Better Than Other Programming Languages

The Product Coalition

In the world of programming languages, there is no respite for breakthroughs and innovations. The developers are always in search of an easier, more sophisticated and more project-friendly language that meet their needs.

How to Manage 6 Challenging Personality Types in Meetings – Part 2: The Swoop-and-Pooper

Modus Create

Welcome back to our series about how to facilitate meetings with people who have challenging personalities. In the last article , we discussed how to work with “silent geniuses” — people who have great input, but don’t voice that input.

Managing Change – Joe Leech on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Just call him Mr Joe. A UK-based consultant, Joe Leech has built a reputation for managing change (for both users and stakeholders) and as the guy to call when a product launch has gone wrong.

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

Product Management’s Role at Every Phase of the Product Lifecycle


Every product has a lifecycle which consists of various phases. And the demands placed upon a product manager often vary depending on the lifecycle stage their product is in.

How to build a billion dollar sales team like Stripe

Inside Intercom

The fastest growing software companies in recent years all have something in common – they started with little to no sales team. They relied on a great product, with a passionate userbase that helped kickstart an organic growth engine which sold the product for them.

Announcing Agile 2.0.0 – The Newest and Bestest Agile Ever

Modus Create

Modus is pleased to announce Agile 2.0.0 We have taken agile to the power of two by applying Agile to Agile, and eliminating all the waste in software development. We are so taken with this new version of Agile that our entire team has collaborated on this article using modern Agile 2.0.0

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Creative Leadership by John Maeda

Mind the Product

Moore’s Law isn’t really a law, but semantics aside it essentially stipulates that computers have been doubling in speed roughly every two years. The compounding effect of this doubling is sometimes difficult to comprehend, but it means that today’s computers are two billion times faster than they were just a few decades ago.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

From PM to CEO: How Sundar Pichai’s Background in Product Paved the Way for Becoming CEO at Google


It’s been nearly five years since Sundar Pichai took the reins as CEO of Google. How did this relatively unknown product manager in his early 40s rocket through the ranks to take control of one of the largest and most powerful tech companies of all time? The short answer: By realizing that a decidedly unsexy yet strategically critical aspect of Google’s search business was vulnerable and turning it into the key driver behind some of the tech giant’s most influential products.

Founder Exposed: Opening Up About Startup Failures and Vulnerability

First Round Review

Jeff Wald knows firsthand that behind every startup success story is a stack of seldom discussed defeats. The investor and three-time founder opens up about why leaders should embrace vulnerability, and offers tools for extracting lessons from failure and getting back in the game.

5 mistakes you’re making with feature prioritization


One of the hardest, yet most important, product management tasks is figuring out how to make decisions amid so many competing priorities. Product managers always deal with conflicting requests from customers, sales teams, developer teams, and customer success teams. Everyone has needs, and they often lean on the product team for solutions. Facing pressure to accommodate everyone’s requests and. Source. Ideas