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How to design high impact product experiments?

The Product Coalition

Part 2 of series on experimentation When should product managers experiment? 10 guidelines to design high impact experiments. And when are experiments invalid?

7 practices to master to excel as a Product Leader

BrainMates

Up until now, Product Leaders have had to rely on the approaches and frameworks designed specifically for Product Managers or use generic leadership practices which don’t necessarily cover the unique leadership challenges Product Leaders experience.

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Who is more customer-centric: B2C product managers or B2B product managers?

Product Management Unpacked

A recent report by Pendo.io finds interesting differences between how B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) product managers approach product management, especially as it relates to customer research.

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Screen Time for Kids: Give Them What They Need

Nir Eyal

The post Screen Time for Kids: Give Them What They Need appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Embracing the Art of Prioritisation by Emily Tate

Mind the Product

Prioritising a backlog is a technically simple task, so why is it so hard? In this ProductTank London talk Emily Tate – Chief of Staff at MindTheProduct, helps us embrace the art of prioritisation. Watch the video to see her talk in full, or read on for an overview of her key points.

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How To Lead a Tech Discovery With No Tech Background

The Product Coalition

Working with developers can be intimidating. But follow this five step process and you’ll be fine. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». software-engineering product-management software-development leadership technology

Managers Need to Work as Teams

Johanna Rothman

We hear about agile teams, in the form of product or feature teams. However, too many managers still work independently. That’s a problem when the teams have organizational problems a single manager can’t solve. Instead of managers working alone, what if we had teams of managers?

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How The Growing Importance of Customer Retention is Changing Product Management

Mind the Product

The SaaS industry is undergoing a quiet revolution. Competition is increasing, products are becoming less differentiated, customers are becoming less loyal, and the cost of acquiring new customers is rising year after year.

TEI 301: Innovation hacks for product managers – with Scott Anthony

Product Innovation Educators

Five behaviors of great product managers and innovators. In this discussion we visit two topics—one to help you be more successful personally and another to help your organization be more successful. The first examines five behaviors to be a better innovator.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Introducing the Counter-Fundamentals of Product Management

The Product Coalition

What Henry Ford, Steve Jobs and Elon Musk can teach us about the counter-fundamentals of product management Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product product-management innovation

The Best NPS Tools & Software + How to Use Them to Cut Churn by Up To 30%

Userpilot

[Editor’s note: If you’re looking for a more introductory resource on NPS and how to use it – check out our earlier Guide to NPS here.]. If you’re looking for the best NPS tools, you’ve come to the right place.

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BLUF Your Way to Success – Adam Thomas on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

The one thing every product person needs is a new acronym that comes from the military, and Adam Thomas is here to help. Sarcasm aside, Adam’s made good use of the BLUF technique: Bottom Line Up Front, a short template, clearly laying out what the team is working on and how they plan to do [.].

The Perfect Tango Between Product Marketing and Product Management

ProductCraft

If you go by the definition of “tango” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the title of this article suggests an interaction characterized by a lack of straightforwardness!

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

How React Native Elevate the Cross-Platform App Development Demand?

The Product Coalition

wikimedia Building cross-platform mobile apps are increasingly becoming popular these days thanks to the huge benefits of saving cost and development time while maintaining optimum native performance by using sophisticated frameworks with native capabilities such as React Native.

Best Practices for Healthcare Mobile App Development and Telemedicine Apps

Apptentive

Healthcare is personal and often very emotional. We all know and understand this. However, when it comes to our technology reflecting this fact, many providers and organizations haven’t quite caught up. Telehealth and healthcare mobile apps can feel cold, robotic, and impersonal.

Transforming Toxic Teams

Mind the Product

At some point in our careers, we’ve likely all experienced a toxic team or two. You know the team we mean, the one where everything is a battle, conversations are tense and people are constantly frustrated and anxious. These issues that arise can be a result of the behaviour of the whole team, a few [.]. Read More. The post Transforming Toxic Teams appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Leadership Leadership MTP Leader Members' Content psychological safety

Building a Foundation for Smarter Home Automation

Centercode

Today’s homes may still be a far cry from the Jetson’s — but rapid advances in technology mean they’re smarter than ever.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

11 Proven Stakeholder Communication Tactics

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: 11 Proven Stakeholder Communication Tactics Stakeholder communication: It is simply not enough for an agile product development organization to create great code and ship the resulting product like a clockwork.

Remote Workshops Are the Killer App for 2020

Modus Create

Many of us lucky enough to be able to work from home during this pandemic are discovering a whole layer of hidden communication that used to happen when we were in our offices. Gone are the cubicle drop-ins, the lunches, the water cooler chats.

Common Product Development Mistakes and How To Avoid Them All: A Case Study

Mind the Product

In this case study, CPO Ashley Fidler lays bare a catalogue of common errors made by her and her team when launching a cybersecurity software product.

Unlearn Podcast – The Business Value of IoT Innovation

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Learning to unlearn is a critical skill any innovator should have. Unlearning, at its core, means having the foresight to use the experience you’ve acquired in the past, while at the same time letting go of ideas that might not be relevant anymore.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Dictionary for New & Aspiring Product Managers

The Product Coalition

The language of product people Continue reading on Product Coalition ». productmanagment digital software-development product-manager agile

Product Love Podcast: Todd Olson, CEO of Pendo

ProductCraft

Product Love · Todd Olson, CEO of Pendo: The Product-Led Organization This week on Product Love, I sat down with my good friend (who also happens to be the co-founder and CEO of Pendo), Todd Olson. And as of today, he’s also an author.

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Build What Matters by Rajesh Nerlikar and Ben Foster: Get Chapters 1-2 Free

Mind the Product

In their new book, Build What Matters (£26.99), Rajesh Nerlikar and Ben Foster introduce you to their methodology for becoming a product-driven company.

Designing Series: How we built our customer messaging orchestration tool

Inside Intercom

Last week we released Series , a brand new way to orchestrate customer messaging campaigns in Intercom.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

3 Steps to Power-Up your Product Game

The Product Coalition

Discovery is the new knowing. Value is an assumption until you have evidence. Developing without discovery is waste. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management design-thinking agile product agile-leadership

Accessible design and the quest for “objectively good” colors in charting

Mixpanel

A few weeks ago we introduced 12 new charting colors in Mixpanel, with some additional considerations for vision accessibility. In this post, I walk through our process for choosing these colors, and why it matters to your experience as a Mixpanel user. Let’s go!

Five Ways To Use in-App Messaging for Cross-Selling and Upselling

ProductCraft

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the Pendo blog. With the notion that it’s more efficient to retain an existing customer than to acquire a new one looming, many companies are looking inward to focus on their current customer base.