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How to shift the competition

Lead on Purpose

Successful business leaders thrive on competition. They’re at their best when contending for the top customers in high-end markets. They may feel that if they’re not in the middle of a cut-throat battle with competitors, they must not be succeeding.

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BWP 2017 Year in Review

bpma ProductHub

Boston Women in Product 2017 Year in Review: By Emera Trujillo. 2017 has been an exciting year for Boston Women in Product. With events throughout the year, our organizing committee has loved being on this journey with all of you. As we gear up for 2018, here’s a look back at the past year with Boston Women in Product! By the numbers. We organized 5 events in 2017, ranging from morning workshops to afterhours panel presentations, with really great event hosts, sponsors, and partners including:

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Top 10 Product Insights You Should Have Read in 2017

Mind the Product

Every week I curate the best product and design content from across the internet into our weekly product management newsletter Prioritised. Here are the top 10 most clicked articles from the 408 links featured in this year’s 51 newsletters – 10 articles your peers digged so much you should definitely check them out as well. The MVP is dead.

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My Professional Review of 2017

Tim Herbig

It’s this time of the year again. The time to take a moment and reflect on the professional achievements and learnings of the past year. So, without further ado, here we go: I had the opportunity to take a coaching role having regular office hours with (potential) Product Owners on while working at ORBIT. … Continue Reading. The post My Professional Review of 2017 appeared first on Tim Herbig.

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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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Which Lead Tactics Work Best

Clever PM

The worst number in business is one. If you have just one source of leads, it is only a question of time when the price per click goes up or the targeting options change or the viewership of the publication changes. Because of this, you want to have several lead generation mechanisms in place. This way, if something happens to one of them, the other ones will continue working for you and generating new leads.

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Key Product Dates for Your Diary in 2018

Mind the Product

In a recent blog post Mind the Product’s director of training, Rosemary King , said that getting an edge as a product manager means “collecting as many valuable experiences as you can from as many places as possible,” and we’ve got plenty in the pipeline next year to help you do just that. Our 2018 is shaping up to be a busy year with product conferences, local peer-to-peer meetups, training workshops and much more.

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Guest Blog: Customer Service in Retail – Infographic

Mironov Consulting

This week we feature an article by Patrick Thuot who shares an infographic about how customer service can help the retail industry. A customer-centric approach can help any type of business succeed. – Shep Hyken. With the proliferation of the Internet and the ubiquity of smartphones, tablets, and laptops, the whole retail industry has experienced huge disruption.

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How Buffer is managing product development in a fully distributed team

Miro

How Buffer is managing product development in a fully distributed team Here at RealtimeBoard, we set out on a mission to build a universal whiteboarding tool that helps companies to embrace digital transformation, manage remote teams and think visually in order to speed up internal processes and delight their customers. That’s why we are always […].

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4 common cash flow problems and how to fix them

Good Product Manager

Regardless of whether you’re a B2B wholesaler or a B2C merchant, maintaining a healthy cash flow is essential to running a successful business and building the foundations you need to grow over time. Without adequate forecasting, cash flow problems can creep up unexpectedly even for highly profitable businesses.

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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 estimate the weight of a round shaped steel bar

Mind the Product

In this construction video tutorial, you will learn the detailed method for estimating the weight of mild steel round bar with the plug chugging formula. The formula is represented as W = D 2 /162.198xL This formula is very useful in determining the weight of mild steel bar in Kg. Here, D denotes dia of bar in mm and L denotes length of bar in meters.

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18 Tax Prep Best Practices for Your Startup

The Product Coalition

Why is it that so many companies dread the end-of-year tax process? For many, it’s a scattered, painful, and overly time-consuming process: information isn’t organized in one central location and, often, companies aren’t quite sure what information they need to compile (no matter how many years they’ve been in business and paid taxes). Additionally, company leaders prioritize most other things over taxes so they push off anything tax-related until early March, not realizing they are missing cruc

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Top Software License Compliance Stories of 2017

Revulytics

Somehow, we’ve managed to compile a “technology-related top news stories of 2017” list that doesn’t mention augmented reality, Apple’s iPhone X or Amazon’s search for a new headquarters (though loyal readers know we’ve at some point worked all of those companies or themes into our own stories over the year). This year’s piracy and compliance-related stories all point to the enormous risk in having an incomplete picture of software licensing landscapes, as well as the enormous reward for both cus

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TEI 156: Medical device product management – with Mike Lawless

Product Innovation Educators

Test to understand where a product design fails and use parallel solution paths. Several listeners have asked about medical device products and I searched for someone with deep experience in this area. I realize most of us are not involved with medical devices, but there is much any product manager can learn from the upcoming discussion. This ability to learn from product managers in different industries is one of the things I most enjoy about this podcast.

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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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Partnerships

Oren Steinberg

7 keys to good business partnerships. BizDev professionals are often tasked with the role of building and growing partnerships. But, just as the role of BizDev is often ambiguous, so is the task of partnering. A nice starting point is to define the Role of Business Development as Filtering and Building partnerships that further the organization towards its goals. 1.

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How Scrum masters use RealtimeBoard for backlog grooming

Miro

How Scrum masters use Realtimeboard for backlog grooming The best practices that will help you to prioritize your team’s work Backlog grooming has proved to be one of the most highly effective Scrum practices. It helps clarify backlog items and ensures that they are appropriate, ordered and ready for planning and development. Moreover, it helps […].

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Happy Kwanzaa

Userzoom

Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” It is a celebration of family, community and culture of those of African descent worldwide, celebrated from December 26 through January 1 of each year. We wish every member of our “blog family” who celebrates the Kwanzaa holiday nothing but happiness, joy and inspiration on this special holiday.

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The evolving role of product manager–and other innovation insights for product managers Dec 29, 2017

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. It’s a slow week around the web for product management articles. Here are a couple I enjoyed. Happy New Year! How the product manager role evolves from startup to mature organization. When product managers consider what type of work they want to do, the stage of the organization should be considered.

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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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You need to be contagious and thrive on the right amount of tension

Bain Public

I've been in product for a while. Each year I write a few lines to re-frame what the hell it is I do and how to remain successful. Product management is a discipline of quirky nonconformists responsible of defining the "why". Winning products thrive on the direction of these individuals who evolve in tandem with the types of products, customers, and markets they engages with.