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Five Lessons on Continuous Discovery

The Product Coalition

The antithesis of modern Product is mindlessly building a list of features. It’s an anti-pattern to rarely talk to your customers… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management product-thinking discovery collaboration-tools research

Tips for Becoming a Head of Product

Roman Pichler

Be Prepared to Look after People, Not Products. When you become a head of product, you move into a line management position. Consequently, your focus shifts from managing a product to looking after the product people on your team and empowering them to do a great job.

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How to make Cool Design?

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Everyone wants cool designs, but do we know what coolness is? This article seeks to explain the definition of coolness and further describes (with examples) each characteristic of what is perceived as cool.

Core Concept: The Role of User Research in a Continuous Discovery World

Product Talk

Over the past several weeks, we’ve been exploring what a product trio is , how decision-making works in product trios , and why more roles aren’t included. Today, we are going to tackle how user researchers fit into this puzzle.

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Children and Technology: 3 Things Parents Need To Know

Nir Eyal

The post Children and Technology: 3 Things Parents Need To Know appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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Getting the max from an MVP – Dan Olsen

Mind the Product

Want to make a veteran product person sad? Just ask them how they’ve used MVPs in the past. Once you get past the sobbing, you’re likely to get stories of the myriad ways that a perfectly good experiment got turned into a v1 release. It doesn’t have to be like that!

How Does Agile Help When Requirements Keep Changing?

The Product Coalition

One of the many Agile myths is that it is difficult to manage evolving requirements. However, veterans of the software testing world know that agile development is a superior method to manage the constantly changing needs that many software development projects encounter.

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Proven Sales Playbooks are BS — Paul Kenny Explains

Business of Software Conference

In this guest post Paul Kenny (founder of Ocean Learning and long time BoS participant and speaker) argues that software and SaaS “proven sales playbooks” are BS.

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Using Automated Best Practices Puts the ‘Intelligence’ in Artificial Intelligence

Gainsight

We’ve already shared why customer visibility is crucial to improving internal customer strategy and overall customer health. Now we can take this to the next level and figure out how to automate some standard CS processes, giving your CSMs the bandwidth to be true strategic advisors to your customer base.

Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

Applying a ‘Time-To-Market’ KPI in product

Mind the Product

Time-To-Market (TTM) is a hot topic presented and explained by a lot of product people. When it comes to implementing this for your product, there isn’t much information on how to do this. This article will drive you through the journey on how to apply TTM KPI in your organization.

Product Analysis in a World of Funnels

The Product Coalition

How to leverage the Swiss Army Knife of Products Analytics Continue reading on Product Coalition ». analytics business product-analytics product data-science

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Writing Secret 2: Increase Writing Speed When You Separate Writing From Editing

Johanna Rothman

Too many nonfiction writers still listen to advice from their long-ago English teachers. That advice was, “Edit as you go.” ” Editing as you go slows your writing and allows you to get stuck. Instead, wait until you're done writing down before you edit.

Product Love Podcast: Adam Brotman, CEO of Brightloom

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I sat down with Adam Brotman, CEO of Brightloom. Brightloom creates meaningful relationships between people and the brands they love. Before Brightloom, Adam Brotman was the EVP of Global Retail Operations and Chief Digital Officer at Starbucks.

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

Integrating social responsibility into product development

Mind the Product

It’s time to add socially responsible to the current product-development trifecta of desirable, feasible and viable. It’s no longer enough to focus on building products that are desirable for customers, feasible to build, and viable for our organizations.

Are Meetings Eating Up All Your Time While Working From Home?

The Product Coalition

Use these tips to maximize your effectiveness during the day. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». time-management product-management remote-working management productivity

Top 143 Social Media Groups For MSPs, VARs, And Tech Channel Professionals

Forrester's Customer Insights

The channel is very large, highly diverse, and incredibly decentralized.

Azure Virtual Desktop Monitoring

eG Innovations

Using Azure Monitor for Monitoring Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Estimating Your Costs. In my last blog, I wrote about how to set up Azure Monitor for WVD leveraging a Log Analytics Workspace.

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Organizing around complex products at the intersection of physical and digital by Matthew Cornford

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, head of product at Ocado, Matthew Cornford, provides some tips on how product managers can get teams organized when dealing with complex physical and digital products.

How Does Custom Packaging Contribute to Small Businesses?

The Product Coalition

It does not matter whether you are doing your business on a smaller scale or a larger one. The thing is you need to be consistent enough to think about promoting your business on every platform wherever it can be promoted well to get fruitful results.

The 8 Most Relevant SaaS Metrics You Need To Look At For Sustainable Growth

Userpilot

Which SaaS metrics should you track to measure if your business is growing at a healthy pace? With the abundance of data and product analytics available, it's sometimes hard to distinguish vanity metrics from important growth ones.

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I’ve helped build 5 startups. Here’s how I use product analytics to cut costs—and headaches.

Mixpanel

Product analytics isn’t just a “nice to have” tool to add to your stack of tech solutions that may or not help you grow. In my experience, which is primarily with startups, it can change your whole approach to product development and engineering.

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Hooked! Connect, engage and inspire with storytelling by Yamini Naidu

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC session, Yamini Naidu, author of Supercharge Results with Storytelling reveals how to discover business storytelling, explore the use of storytelling and identify storytelling applications in your context.

How Natural Language Processing Can Revolutionize The Financial Industry

The Product Coalition

Since volumes of textual data increase, natural language processing becomes an effective tool for financial analysis. Here are four ways it helps.

13 Best Product Management Books to Read in 2021 – Product Manager Must-Reads

Userpilot

What are the best product management books to add to your 2021 reading list? We’ve put together a list for you with a few staples from every product manager’s bookshelf and some new releases too.

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Find the Best UX Agency London Based Companies Work With

StudioTeam

We are a UX design agency based in Europe with a decade of experience in UX design and research. We know that each agency is different and all have their unique strengths, so we decided to investigate which UX agency London based companies could partner up with.

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Best Practices for Creating Long-Lasting and Continuous Discovery Habits

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, and Coach at ProductTalk.org

Join internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and coach Teresa Torres as she explores the what, how, and why behind creating continuous discovery habits that give your team a clear benchmark to aspire to.

SUNDAY REWIND: Linda Rising on Science vs Stories

Mind the Product

With only two weeks to go until #mtpcon Digital Americas (July 14-15), it reminded us of this legendary talk by Linda Rising, author, lecturer, and consultant. She discusses product decision making and how to make the best calls through stories and science.

Company Ideation and Formation

The Product Coalition

How Entrepreneurship Practices Influences How Companies are Formed Continue reading on Product Coalition ». enterpreneurship company-formation enterprise product-development startup

6 Best Product Manager Courses in 2021 – For All Proficiency Levels

Userpilot

Product manager courses are everywhere. How do you pick the one that’s best for you? Product management is one of the most diverse disciplines and requires an extremely broad set of skills. Additionally, the product manager role drastically changes with your seniority.