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Making Effective Product Decisions: Tips for Deciding with Stakeholders and Dev Teams

Roman Pichler

Be Clear on When to Involve the Stakeholders and Development Teams. You can—and should—make many business-as-usual decisions on your own. Complex and high-impact decisions, however, are best made together with the stakeholders and development teams.

“Just Say No” Is Bad Productivity Advice

Nir Eyal

The post “Just Say No” Is Bad Productivity Advice appeared first on Nir and Far. Productivity


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3 Marketing Trends to Look Out For This Summer

The Product Coalition

This past year has shown us how history often repeats itself in revitalizing old trends. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». marketing-trends marketing marketing-technology marketing-strategies digital-marketing

Proficientz Announces Free Product Management Course


Simplify How Product Enhancements Are Collected, Managed and Prioritized. Greenville, SC – June 9, 2021 — Proficientz announced today the availability of a free product management course for managing product enhancements.

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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.

Radical Focus 2.0 — an excerpt from Christina Wodtke

Mind the Product

When I published Radical Focus in 2014, I had high hopes that the audience of entrepreneurs for whom I wrote it would see the value of using Objectives and Key Results (OKR) to manage goal-setting and achieving—and indeed, I was amazed by how many thousands did.

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Leo’s Vendor Advisory Integrations for Cybersecurity Teams

Roy Madden

What's New. Leo is now integrated with 15 vendor advisories, giving you real-time access to relevant CVE and CVSS information, directly in your feed. TRanscript New Leo CVE Skill – Vendor Advisory Integrations. “Hi folks, this is Remi from Feedly.

How to beta test, with award-winning learning app Pocket Prep


Surely all software companies are familiar with beta testing, but how well do you actually do it? If you’re not all that confident with answering this question, hey, that’s cool too, because you’ve found the right article to get some practical ideas!

Why mistakes are key for product excellence

Mind the Product

We all like to be right, to do things perfectly, to get praise. I am super guilty of this and more times than I can remember people around me told me that I have to get comfortable with ”good enough”. That my chase for quality is sometimes my biggest enemy. I always struggled with this [.]

Q3 Writing Workshop Open for Registration

Johanna Rothman

My Q3 writing workshop, Free Your Inner Writer, is now open for registration. It starts July 12, 2021, and ends on Aug. 23, 2021. The weekly debriefing calls are optional. I record them and provide transcripts.).

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.

Why it's Vital to be an Ambidextrous Organization


Crises often serve to exacerbate our natural tendencies as humans and leaders. During crises, the trend to solely focus on execution, at the expense of innovation, becomes most obvious.

TEI 338: Better OKRs, with the person who wrote the original OKR book – with Christina Wodtke

Product Innovation Educators

A tool to help product managers accomplish more. Product improvements and product innovation too frequently suffer from accomplishing less than we want. The urgent is often in the way of the important.

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Demystification for product managers: The art of building common ground

Mind the Product

As Product Managers, we are in the intersection of three worlds: business, technology and user experience. To succeed in such an environment, a common understanding is key, and “Demystification” is the perfect approach to reach it.

No one has gone to as many virtual events as this lady

Business of Software Conference

Hat tip to Taylor McKnight, Founder of Virtual Events platform Emamo , who in the process of building his new website discovered the most active participant in virtual events in history.

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.

How Do You Think About Failure?

The Product Coalition

A CEO recently asked me to explain how I think about failure. I fumbled with my answer that how failure works in business depends on framing.

Webinar: Setting Up Your Organization for the Modern Data Stack


Thu, Jun 24, 2021 | 12pm EST | 9am PST. The data ecosystem is undergoing a rapid transition. Flexible pricing models and scalability have made it easy for every company to own and control their own data, giving rise to the “modern data ecosystem.”

Managing misaligned stakeholders

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC session, Product Leadership Consultant Rich Mironov explains how to prioritize ticket requests and define a strategy for dealing with misaligned stakeholders within an organization.

Dharmesh Shah and 15 Years of Hubspot

Business of Software Conference

As Hubspot celebrates its 15th birthday, (9 June), Dharmesh Shah shared 15 things he has learned along the way one for every year. Dharmesh has been a frequent speaker at Business of Software over the years.

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.

Translate Your Vision to Action with an Internal Roadmap

The Product Coalition

You’ve got a clear vision for the future, and it looks bright! But now you need to get down to street level and map out the steps that will carry you forward. Part one of this article taught you how to align a roadmap with aspirational business goals.

Gainsight Clients Have Higher Growth Rates, Net Retention and Valuation Multiples


Co-Written by An Yan , MBA Candidate at Stanford Graduate School of Business. What’s the ROI of Customer Success?” This is a question I hear all the time in the Customer Success community. Since CS is still a relatively-young profession, we still own the burden of proof.

Understanding the next 100m users in India by Akhil Jayaprakash

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Pune talk, Akhil Jayaprakash, senior product manager at Amazon, gives us a breakdown of what product managers need to know about the next 100m users in India, including their user personas, the challenges they face, and a sector already solving those problems.

How To Create The Best SaaS Onboarding Checklist Template [With Examples]


Onboarding checklists are a game changer when it comes to getting SaaS users to the activation point. They employ a psychological phenomenon known as the Zeigarnik effect to push more users towards the activation point.

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.

Communicate Your Vision with an Internal Roadmap

The Product Coalition

Photo by Denise Jans on Unsplash There is a misconception that building a roadmap will define a product’s future. But a roadmap doesn’t create a clear view of the future. Your vision of the future should bring clarity to your roadmap.

Friday Tracks and Takeaways When Lightning Strikes


If you tuned in to Pulse Everywhere Day One or Day Two , you might have noticed that we’re big fans of “Lightning Round” questions. We even had Mindy Kaling do some word associations at the end of her session!

SUNDAY REWIND: Transforming to a product culture

Mind the Product

This weeks’ Sunday Rewind takes us back to 2017, where Silicon Valley Product Group partner Lea Hickman provides her perspective on how people work in the world of product. She believes that transforming to a product culture gives teams the platform to learn and grow.

The 7 Best SaaS Analytics Software of 2021


SaaS businesses thrive on data. But data alone doesn’t make much sense. This is where analytics software comes in. Analytics tools help SaaS businesses generate actionable insights from the data they collect, which then fuels their decisions. But what data should you analyze and how?

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Best Practices for Creating Long-Lasting and Continuous Discovery Habits

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, and Coach at

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.

How Simply “Playing To Win” is a Losing Business Strategy

The Product Coalition

Adopt an infinite product mindset instead, every time. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management mindset leadership strategy business

Product Love Podcast: Amar Kendale, product leader of healthcare technology


This week on Product Love, I sat down with Amar Kendale, an incredible product leader in the health care technology field. He was the former chief product officer at Livongo and Teladoc. Like most product leaders, Amar got into the industry by asking the most common PM question: “why?”

The ProductTank awards 2020

Mind the Product

Organising and running ProductTank meetups requires dedication, not to mention a huge amount of effort, and all of our ProductTanks do a fantastic job. At World Product Day this year, we wanted to honour a selection who have seen great success, and have gone the extra mile.