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Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Don’t let your roadmapping process put you in handcuffs

ProductBoard

When people think of product management or product strategy, the first thing they think of is the roadmap. And for good reason. Roadmapping offers a tangible view into the product development process. That’s why you’ll find so much information about how to approach and build better roadmaps.

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How to use Empathy Mapping to Create Better Digital Products and Services

Emerge Insights

Companies that create exceptional customer experiences (CX) stand out from the competition. Great customer experiences create value for both customers and the business. It’s a focus on building a win/win relationship.

When Your Sprint Planning Meeting Goes Off the Rails

ProductPlan

Ask a room full of agile product managers what comes out of a sprint planning meeting, and most will list two things. The sprint goal: a written summary of what the team expects to complete during the next sprint.

From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

Be a Director, not a Manager by Fareed Mosavat

Mind the Product

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Fareed Mosavat, Director of Product, Lifecycle, at Slack, shares his early career lessons on creativity from Pixar. He says being a great product leader is about being a director instead of a manager.

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Does Your Product Management Team Need to Transform?

280 Group

Join our upcoming webinar, Five Steps to Transform Your Product Management Team , if you are a PM leader looking to improve your team’s people, process, and tools, to build a team of Product Leaders. Register here. Change is the law of life.

Fundamentals of Product Management – For the Last Time

Sequent Learning

Fundamentals of Product Management – For the Last Time. People often ask me why I write books and articles about product management. Sometimes I write as an outgrowth of my benchmark research with results worth sharing for the greater good of our community.

How to Master Hard Skills Quickly with “Ultralearning”

Nir Eyal

The post How to Master Hard Skills Quickly with “Ultralearning” appeared first on Nir and Far. Productivity

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Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Show People that You Care. Empowering development teams starts with taking a sincere interest in the individuals, attentively listening to their ideas and concerns, and empathising with them.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Data-Driven Blunders and how to Avoid Them

Mind the Product

“We are a data-driven company”. You’ll travel far and wide before you find a tech startup that doesn’t pride itself on this claim. It’s become a tech staple – alongside free beer on Fridays, table football, and all the fruit you could dream of.

Three Techniques for Uncovering Root Cause Customer Needs

Proficientz

When it comes to uncovering customer needs, it’s easy to get caught in the trap reacting and developing products and features that they ask for without first understanding the real business need and its value.

Prioritize Yourself

Ask Benny

There is no such concept as no time. It always gets down to priorities. Prioritizing Others If you ask product managers what are they responsible for, you will get various answers depending on the character of that product manager and the company in which they are working.

Measure Cycle Time, Not Velocity

Johanna Rothman

I'm not a fan of measuring velocity. Velocity is a point-in-time measure of capacity. That means that when things change for the team or in the code, the velocity often changes. See Velocity is Not Acceleration.). Instead, I like to measure cycle time.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Personal Growth – the Essence of Your Product Career by Kristina Walcker-Mayer

Mind the Product

In this talk from #MTP Engage Hamburg, I look at how you can embrace and accept your strengths and weaknesses and at what kind of people should you partner up with to create true value and drive success for your customers, your company, and yourself.

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Which participant recruitment method should I use for user research?

Userzoom

Technically there are an infinite number of ways you could attempt to recruit participants for your user research.

Prioritize Yourself

Ask Benny

There is no such concept as no time. It always gets down to priorities. Prioritizing Others If you ask product managers what are they responsible for, you will get various answers depending on the character of that product manager and the company in which they are working.

Customer feedback examples from 10 leading companies – Google, Facebook, Amazon…

Usersnap

We’re glad to see more and more big companies putting customer feedback at high priority, so today we want to share the top 10 customer feedback examples with you to help you get started in your own feedback process. What to take note on these customer feedback examples.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Rapid Prototyping – Philip Pantelides on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

For our first episode back after a summer break, we chat with Philip Pantelides, who takes us on a journey through Japan, Indonesia and beyond. (er, er, Bristol.)

Lee Duddell, Senior Director of UX Research, on ‘Common mistakes rookies make when testing (and how to overcome them)’

Userzoom

Lee Duddell, UserZoom’s Senior Director of UX Research, reveals some of the mistakes that newbies make when they’re running tests for the first time and how they can avoid them. .

TEI 245: How the best product managers make better use of their time – with John Cutler

Product Innovation Educators

Product managers can say “no” with grace so they focus on making progress. This interview is about making better use of our time as product managers and it is with John Cutler, Product Evangelist at Amplitude. For the sake of time, let’s get right to the interview.

“We’ll Need More UX Writers in Tech” – Interview with Yuval Keshtcher

UX Studio

“I’ve always loved writing. Still, I loved many other things when I was about to choose my career path. So I ended up a UX designer, but my heart started to beat faster and louder when I first woke up to the truth: Writing makes up a determinative part of UX.

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The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

How to Avoid Market Feedback Traps

Mind the Product

If you were to ask me whether you, as a product manager , should you always listen to market feedback? My answer would be yes, definitely. Sometimes. Here’s why.

Top Mobile Collaboration Apps that Highlight Key Product Management Trends

Apptentive

There are 1.8 million apps in the world – and this is the number for the iOS software only! Today, we enjoy the abundance of mobile tools more than ever before. But with so many options, how do we choose the app right for us?

Types of product managers

The Product Coalition

A short guide that will help you find your career path in product management Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». product-management career-advice self-improvement life careers

PM Syllabus: Nine Books to Add to Your Required Reading List

ProductCraft

It’s back-to-school season! If you’re one of those product managers who miss cramming a semester’s worth of knowledge into five hours, fear not. We’ve created a syllabus that will take you back to those days. We all know that the best product managers are intensely curious.

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5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Socially Preferable by Nathan Kinch

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Nathan Kinch, CEO at Greater Than X, examines the issues of ethics, privacy, and trust. He looks at how product managers can kick-start their ethics journey and ship products that make life better for everyone.

3 Surefire Ways To Enhance Your Customer Experience

Usersnap

Boost your business growth with the outstanding customer experience and build products your customers will love. We’ve entered the era of the customer.

Become an Innovation Expert at the 2020 Strategyzer Bootcamp

Strategyzer

Ready to take your innovation skills to the next level? Apply for Strategyzer’s 2020 Bootcamp. Boost your innovation practice with a 5-day deep dive into our tools, methodology and facilitation secrets and meet innovation practitioners from around the globe. Training

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