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348: How product managers can help to future-proof organizations – with Jonathan Brill

Product Innovation Educators

Prepare for the unexpected as a product manager. Today we are talking about change. Innovation itself means making change happen. Changes also come from external sources, with the COVID pandemic being an example of a huge cause of change.

Merchandizing Product Management

Mironov Consulting

Product management work is much easier when the product team is well-respected: when stakeholders believe that we’re smart and hard-working and good at product stuff. So an under-appreciated skill of product leaders is merchandizing good product work and good outcomes from our teams.


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Product development strategy: setup your product for success

Mind the Product

Product development will not ever be an easy task. We have worked on a multitude of projects over the years and to this day we continue to run into roadblocks during development. This is a natural occurrence when you are tasked with bringing innovative ideas to life.

Product Vision FAQs

Roman Pichler

Listen to this article: [link]. What is the Product Vision? The product vision describes the ultimate purpose of a product, the positive change it will bring about.

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How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.

Product Discovery Basics: Everything You Need to Know

Product Talk

Product discovery is becoming a trendy topic in the world of digital products. What is it? And what do you need to know about it? I’ve got you covered. This article will cover the ins and outs of product discovery. What is Product Discovery?

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Early and often: the secrets to product success

Mind the Product

Businesses today are more competitive than ever—constantly working to innovate and dominate a particular market. But oftentimes, businesses rush to get their products out the door without understanding what’s needed to build an offering that will truly benefit their target customer base.

Product Vision FAQs

Roman Pichler

Listen to this article: [link]. What is the Product Vision? The product vision describes the ultimate purpose of a product, the positive change it will bring about.

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Learn How Dunkin’ Uses Apptentive to Improve Mobile Customer Experience


Back in 2019, the Apptentive team had an opportunity to sit down with the team at Dunkin’ to learn more about how they use Apptentive to improve the Dunkin’ customer experience.

12 Frameworks for Finding Startup Ideas — Advice for Future Founders

First Round Review

Hoping to start a company someday? We’ve gone back through our archives to surface the best advice on problem selection from first-time entrepreneurs and repeat-founders

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Meet your new best friend: Product ops

Mind the Product

Product ops is a new function on the product team designed to shoulder some of the load, creating processes that scale as the company grows, and freeing up product managers to focus on strategy and execution.

Five Time Management Hacks to Get on Top of Your Day

The Product Coalition

Tips and tools I’ve learned to make time for the things that matter Continue reading on Product Coalition ». management startup time-management product-management leadership

Using AI to sort technical updates from news commentary during the SolarWinds attack: A case study

Roy Madden

Case Study. How one cybersecurity analyst leveraged Feedly to proactively evaluate news around the breach and protect his company and their clients and stakeholders. Back in 2020, it wasn’t hard to find information about the SolarWinds breach.

Design Research: impacting the human experience

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Creating useful, usable, and craved products and services that respond to human needs is the basis of Design Research. Design Research is a process used by designers to better understand the underlying and sometimes hidden desires, needs, and challenges of end users. The main goal?

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

What’s your emergency? – Nathan Henry

Mind the Product

There’s no better training ground than working in Emergency Services for learning how to deal with stress, uncertainty, prioritisation with imperfect information, and challenging stakeholders. Coincidentally, these are all skills that are key to working in product.

How to Establish Integration Partnerships (Part 2 of 3)

The Product Coalition

Find the right partners and succeed with them Continue reading on Product Coalition ». pm integration ux partnerships product-management

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The future of social apps + the SF and LA tech ecosystem

Andrew Chen

Hi readers, I’ve been MIA! But ready to be back and writing more now that I’m finished with my book (more on that in a second). Two things today: First, I recently posted a tweetstorm about my adventures in the LA tech ecosystem, and how it compares to SF, and the upcoming changes.

A Simple Introduction to Customer Journey Mapping

Modus Create

Today, the vast majority of brand touchpoints are digital. Successful brands understand the importance of each user interaction. That’s why they are the masters of delivering not just products or services, but a holistic customer experience. . So, how are they able to do that?

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

How to build a winning referral program to boost your sales

Mind the Product

What is a referral program? A referral program is a product-driven go-to-market strategy utilized widely by brands across industries, to motivate existing customers to recommend the brand and its products to their family and friends. Referral has two-sided dynamics.

Is Integration Product Management for you? (Part 3 of 3)

The Product Coalition

What to expect as an integration Product Manager? Continue reading on Product Coalition ». ux pm product-management integration agile

4 Ways To Measure Customer Engagement In SaaS That Will Help Improve Retention, Expansion, and Advocacy


Why is it important to measure customer engagement in your product? For SaaS companies, this can help to get insights into customer interactions with your product and brand which tells you what brings value to your customers.

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Top 12 Product Operations Tools for Your Tech Stack


Rapidly growing companies around the globe are looking to scale without hampering their ability to deliver winning products and tools to market. Operations roles are key here and the need for them in the product org is no exception.

Boost Your IT Success by Making the Move From Project-Driven to Product-Led

According to Gartner, 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a transition from being project-driven to product-led. Learn how to shape and accelerate digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organization.

Changing direction whilst growing into uncertainty by Sam Reader

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Birmingham talk, Sam Reader, Co-Founder and CEO at WONDR, shares challenges, lessons, and ‘aha’ moments from his team’s journey building WONDR and their quest to find product-market fit.

So, You Have A Vision, Now What?

The Product Coalition

Photo by Gabriel Tovar on Unsplash So many aspects in our lives are based on other people’s visions coming true. Going through history, visions which became reality changed our lives dramatically, and as technology progresses, this becomes more and more true. Vision? —?a

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9 Tips to Nail Your Next Design Presentation

Modus Create

Presenting our designs to clients and stakeholders is a crucial part of being a designer. The better we present, the better we can persuade stakeholders and get buy-in for our ideas. That’s why, at Modus, we recently ran a design campfire focused on design presentations.

User Activation SaaS: The Ultimate Guide For Measuring and Improving Activation


Wondering how you can optimize user activation for your SaaS to increase your trial to paid conversion rates? Then you’re at the right place. User activation is one of the most important SaaS metrics for determining long-term revenue and success.

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How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

SUNDAY REWIND: Making smarter decisions with mental model

Mind the Product

It’s been far too long since we’ve seen you all in person but, for the team at Mind the Product, and many who enjoy our conferences, the wait is almost over!

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How to Build Product Integrations (Part 1 of 3)

The Product Coalition

From discovery to launch Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management pm integration ux partnerships

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The Startup Happiness Formula — This 3X Founder Shares His Approach to Figuring Out What to Build Next

First Round Review

Repeat founder Waseem Daher, co-founder and CEO of Pilot, has founded three startups with the same group of co-founders. He pays particular attention to Pilot’s first year — including validating the idea, choosing an ICP, and outlining the product roadmap for a company that can go the distance