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Is it Time to Invest in Redesigning my Digital Product?

Mind the Product

Is it time to invest in redesigning my digital product? It is a question that many product leaders need to answer. This is an article to help you make the decisions by giving you contextual information and concrete examples. Some design activities can be applied as iterative improvements, like changing certain user flows to increase [.]. Read More. The post Is it Time to Invest in Redesigning my Digital Product?

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Leadership Tip #2: Do the Right Thing, Even When it Feels Uncomfortable

Johanna Rothman

We all like to think we use our value-based integrity to decide and act. And I bet you've seen people who don't appear to use that kind of integrity. If you talk to them, they say they intend to do the right thing. However, they don't always act according to their intentions. Here's an example I see all too often. A senior manager, SM, receives an estimate the SM doesn't like.

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How Product, Engineering, and Design Can Work in Harmony

The Product Coalition

The best Product Managers act as a force multiplier for their team. They leverage the intellectual capital of the people around them to build products that create value for customers and the business. However, often Product Managers, even the ones with the best intentions, operate in a way that disengages their team from the problem and the users leading to subpar products getting shipped.

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Systems Thinking, Part 1: Building Product Resilience to Bypass Disaster

280 Group

In this 3-part series, we will look at how to apply elements of systems thinking to the problems of resilience, sustainability, and leadership in Product Management. When the pandemic hit, many business owners were faced with huge challenges they had no way of predicting. Owners asked themselves, “how do I conduct my business now?” The towering statistics were not in their favor.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Code for America’s Amanda Renteria on defining the citizen experience

Intercom, Inc.

Government services shouldn’t be renowned for their endless queues, confusing forms, and excessive bureaucracy. They should be simple, accessible, and easy to use for everyone. Amanda Renteria is a firm believer in this idea. In fact, it’s what’s been driving her in all her years as a public servant. For those working in the public sector, Amanda is a household name – she was the National Political Director for Secretary Hilary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential Campaign and served

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How to Prioritize Features and Projects: Here’s the Ultimate List of Prioritization Frameworks

The Product Coalition

With 70+ methods listed, this is the most complete list of prioritization frameworks on the internet with tons of linked resources. This… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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6 Products that Successfully Sailed the Storm of 2020

280 Group

Sink or Swim. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating storm for many, as the American economy suffered some big blows (especially for small businesses). Those in the restaurant biz, retail, fitness, and etc. were forced to make major pivots to survive. But some have weathered the storm better than others and sailed out of 2020 with big business and big profits.

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Climb the Product Career Ladder Part 3: Head of Product, VP Product, and CPO Roles

Mind the Product

This third and final part of our career series looks at the top tier of roles in Martin Eriksson’s foundational post on product management job titles and hierarchy, at the Head of Product, VP Product, and CPO roles. With such leadership roles typically there comes a change in emphasis. As James Gadsby Peet, ProductTank London [.]. Read More. The post Climb the Product Career Ladder Part 3: Head of Product, VP Product, and CPO Roles appeared first on Mind the Product.

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To MRD or not to MRD …

The Product Bistro

In the modern era, it seems that product management and organizations have eschewed the venerable MRD or marketing requirements document. However, it still has a place in the toolkit, and it should be leveraged more often.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Four Fundamental Mistakes You Are Making With Product OKRs

The Product Coalition

OKRs are an amazing tool to drive business success. Starting with OKRs is easy. Doing it right is not necessarily so, and especially with product OKRs that are a unique beast. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid. Photo by Ono Kosuki from Pexels OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) are a useful tool for goal setting and team alignment, and in recent years they have gone from being used primarily in quantitative parts of the organization (namely sales and marketing) to being very popular in prod

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Conversational experiences and customer outcomes: How Typeform creates blueprints for customer success

Intercom, Inc.

Built to help brands connect with their customers in more meaningful ways, Typeform is an interactive survey platform with a vision to create a world of more personal business relationships. Focused on realizing that vision by empowering and supporting their customers is Christine Werner, Typeform’s Senior Director of Customer Success. This is the fifth in a recurring series of articles looking at how modern support leaders are navigating the support landscape as it continues to evolve.

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January Roundup: Product Careers, Setting Product Goals, Product Leadership and More

Mind the Product

Kicking off 2021, this month’s membership content has focused on goal setting, product careers, and more. Read on for a recap and, if you’re not yet a member but would love to get in on the action, you can check out our membership plans today. Climbing the Career Ladder In our new, three-part series we aim [.]. Read More. The post January Roundup: Product Careers, Setting Product Goals, Product Leadership and More appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Crossing the Chasm: How to Effectively Drive Innovation with Geoffrey Moore

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

How do you drive innovation? Welcome to this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast. My guest today is Geoffrey Moore, a speaker, advisor, and best-selling author of some of the most influential business books of the past decade — including the world-famous book Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers. […].

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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My Top 5 Product Books and How I Help Myself to Read More

The Product Coalition

These are my top five product books that you should read no matter which point of your career you are at. Sometimes it is hard to get your… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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How to Build a Culture of Ownership, and Other Engineering Leadership Tips from Plaid & Dropbox

First Round Review

Jean-Denis Grèze has led engineering teams at Plaid and Dropbox: Here’s what he’s learned about crafting a bottoms-up culture, hiring and motivating large teams.

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A Complete Guide to Developing Great Product Managers

Mind the Product

In my new book Strong Product People: A Complete Guide to Developing Great Product Managers, I’ve aimed to deliver everything a product leader needs to help team members live up to their full potential and to feel empowered. Here, I’m giving MTP Leaders exclusive access to chapter 11: How to Find the Time? a chapter [.]. Read More. The post A Complete Guide to Developing Great Product Managers appeared first on Mind the Product.

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TEI 319: Product Innovation Management – with Jerry Fix

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can innovate throughout the entire product lifecycle. As we move into 2021, the name of this podcast is changing to better reflect our objective here—product managers becoming product masters. That new name is Product Masters Now. . You don’t need to do anything to keep listening, but I want you to know the name change is coming in a few weeks, and it will show in your podcast player not as The Everyday Innovator but as Product Masters Now. .

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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Seven Questions You Can Ask To Prevent Overengineering

The Product Coalition

Photo By Robert Bye on Unsplash We all do it. I’ve looked back at something that took me weeks to build and said to myself, “Wow that could have been far more simple.” I blame it on brain “modes”. When we put our brain into solutioning mode?—?we forget the problem and begin constructing a solution we can take pride in. I suspect it has something to do with creativity.

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Listen to Dan and Me on the AgileThought Podcast 116

Johanna Rothman

I had a lovely conversation with Dan Neumann on the AgileThought Podcast: 116: Modern Management Made Easy with Johanna Rothman. We had a lovely conversation about the Modern Management Made Easy books. The show page has key takeaways and links to many of the resources we mentioned in the podcast. Enjoy! The post Listen to Dan and Me on the AgileThought Podcast 116 appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

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Managing Your Startup Options – Karthik Suresh on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Everyone – or so we’re told – has the dream of joining or founding a hot startup and making their fortune, all while really proving their product chops. Though he’s now a Product Manager at Facebook, Karthik Suresh co-founded Altrest and grew Craft.io from an early stage. He joins us on the podcast to share [.]. Read More. The post Managing Your Startup Options – Karthik Suresh on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Feedly is hiring a VP Marketing

Roy Madden

We are looking for a VP Marketing with a proven track record of driving growth in an early stage B2B SaaS environment. You will be responsible for developing and executing the Feedly marketing strategy. It is a unique opportunity to significantly impact the growth trajectory of an exciting startup that is transforming how 15M+ curious minds research and consume information.

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!

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Little Changes

The Product Coalition

Behind the scenes on deploying new product functionality Photo by Micha? Kubalczyk on Unsplash For the last month, I worked on changing a button. It sounds simple, but in the process, I’ve learned just how much you can affect through the smallest of changes. When purchasing a car at Rodo , we changed the button text for certain vehicles from “Place Order” to “Check Availability.

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Some Companies Saw a Pandemic Boom — How do They Stave off a Bust?

ProductCraft

On January 15, 2020, the United States confirmed its first case of coronavirus. Over the next six weeks, as the virus spread throughout the country and around the world, daily life changed incrementally at first, then seemingly all at once. By mid-March, lockdowns and quarantine became widespread, grinding business, travel, professional sports, and much more.

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An Explorer’s Mindset, by Tendayi Viki

Mind the Product

In this talk at ProductTank Cardiff, Tendayi Viki draws on ideas from his latest book – Pirates in the Navy – to share a rich set of tools for product leaders who are trying to balance the needs of exploration, innovation, and execution. Ultimately, it boils down to developing a pragmatic model for managing risks and investments, and [.].

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Lessons from KonMari on Global Expansion

freshtrax

Inspired by Brandon K. Hill and Yasuko Katsumata. It’s no longer a phenomenon. It’s a movement. . “What sparks joy?”. It’s been two years since Marie Kondo debuted on Netflix, and America is still captivated by her charm. Her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up , is more than just about cleaning and organizing your belongings; it’s also about being intentional in how you choose to live and think.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr