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A/B Testing?—?A Blessing or a Curse?

The Product Coalition

How being data-driven is killing high-tech innovation Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». ab-testing product-strategy innovation user-research product-management

Stuck in the Middle With Product Managers

Mind the Product

Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right, here I am, Stuck in the middle with you. Stealers Wheel, 1973.

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Why Working Backwards Benefits Product Teams

ProductCraft

When I worked as a news reporter, the most common questions I received about my job revolved around the press release. Is it necessary? Is it relevant? Do you even read it? And my answers were always a resounding yes. But not for the reasons you might think. I certainly didn’t need a press release.

Engaging Stakeholders with Opportunity Solution Trees: 3 Tactics to Try

Product Talk

Two and a half years ago, I introduced the opportunity solution tree. It’s been a blast seeing product people put it into practice. Today, I’m excited to share Hope Gurion’s thoughts on using opportunity solution trees.

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How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. But how you tailor that conversation depends on who you’re having it with, because your stakeholders’ vision for the future and your customers’ vision are likely two different things. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfil, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. A conversation about creating value is going to vary based on whether or not you’re asking someone to buy your product, or fund it.

Weighing in on the “CEO of the Product” debate

Product Management Unpacked

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What Google’s and SalesForce’s respective acquisition of Looker and Tableau Software means for…

Piyanka Jain

What Google’s and Salesforce’s respective acquisition of Looker and Tableau Software means for CIO’s The BI analytics tool space is consolidating to compete against Microsoft’s ensemble of Business Analytics(BA) products which promises to solve for the entire workflow?—?data

B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2019

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2019 is now available. Every product company wants successful products. This month we contrast the differences between structuring your product management function for product success vs. customer success.

The UX of UserZoom: Part one – How we set up our research process

Userzoom

Welcome to ‘ The UX of UserZoom ’ – a new regular series where we reveal how we’re using our very own research product to improve the UX of UserZoom itself!

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Treat Your Career Like you Treat Your Products by Adam Warburton

Mind the Product

We all treat our products with care, respect, and diligence. We agonise over decisions and strategic direction, we think deeply about product direction, we care about the experience our customers get and the impact we have on our businesses. It’s our job to make good decisions.

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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.

Auditing Web Performance Continuously with Gimbal

Modus Create

Enterprises of all sizes have been witnessing a strong correlation of latency to the loss in revenue and productivity. Strong web performance is a Definition of Done for the best web development teams, but also a top priority for high-achieving product owners.

How to keep new users engaged with your welcome page

Inside Intercom

If you have an application or SaaS product, the welcome page that users see after signing up is much more than a cheerful “hello” to your users. Or, at least, it should be. The welcome page comes at a really critical time for your app.

Usability Mistakes: 6 Honest and Valuable Tips From a UX Designer

UX Studio

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Negotiate Like a Pro(duct Manager) by Garry Prior

Mind the Product

In this talk from #mtpengage Manchester, Garry Prior, Director of Product at THG Ingenuity, explores how negotiation is central to being a product manager, and looks into key areas to focus on during negotiations.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

How QA Testing is Moving Up in Today’s Agile Value Chain

Usersnap

In the past, the core goal of testing is to find bugs and fix them. But the dynamics of IT and testing landscape have changed now. Agile QA approach and user experience driven development (UXDD) have taken modern software development and testing by storm. Are your QA testers up to speed?

Four Challenges Finance Apps Face and How to Conquer Them

Apptentive

Convenient access to our finances is key in our global economy, and the mobile channel has quickly become the epicenter of customer experience. However, having convenient access to our finances at our fingertips doesn’t come without unique challenges.

Home-Based Research Visits: Participant Comfort Comes First

Generation Focus

Home-Based research offers unique and valuable insights. Meeting at home provides a chance to connect with participants intimately, in a way that builds empathy with the user and gleans qualitative data on their lifestyle.

Beyond the Hype on AI – Ashwini Asokan on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Ashwini Asokan, CEO and co-founder of intelligent retail automation platform VUE.ai, is working to evolve the world of retail, making shopping more of an entertainment experience.

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.

Boeing Product Managers Struggle To Come Back From The 737 MAX Disaster

The Accidental Product Manager

Boeing’s product managers need to find ways to rebuild trust Image Credit: Ferry Octavian. Every product manager job is different. Some are easy and some are hard.

What Is Retargeting and How Can It Increase Conversion Rates?

AB Tasty

Picture this: You’re moving into a new home in a month and have started online shopping for furniture. You see. Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as What Is Retargeting and How Can It Increase Conversion Rates

Synthetic Monitoring vs. Real User Monitoring for Application Performance Management: Pros and Cons

eG Innovations

The Importance of User Experience. It is no longer sufficient for IT operations teams to monitor resources like CPU, memory and disk utilization. The success of any IT initiative these days is measured based on user experience.

Internal Product Development at the Financial Times by Claire Parker

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Claire Parker describes how the Financial Times built internal tools for editorial use by using a product development approach.

Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

6 practical methods to improve app retention rate

The Product Coalition

Mobile app companies across the globe are in the middle of a mobile engagement crisis. While new user acquisition and the number of downloads give you an initial high, what matters in the long term is your apps user retention i.e how many users are sticking around.

Product Love Podcast: Wes Bush, Founder of Product-Led Institute

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I talked to Wes Bush, founder of the Product-Led Institute. As you may have guessed, we chatted about product-led growth. Before Wes founded the Product-Led Institute, he was a consultant and digital marketer.

How a Well-designed Mobile App can Eliminate the Stress of Travel

Apptentive

Picture this: You’re sprinting through the maze-like airport as the airline calls your name over the intercom. You have exactly three minutes until they close the gate doors. You finally get there with 30 seconds to spare and try to quickly scan your boarding pass.

How we Learned to Build Users’ Trust in a new Product Category

Mind the Product

I’m really proud to have been part of the team who launched Echo’s new website – our digital pharmacy users can now manage their medication from whichever device they like, without downloading our app. When we started building our web product, our plan was pretty simple: “Just build the same features as our mobile app but make it work on bigger screens.” . Straightforward, right? Enter real users, and their real concerns. In a new Category, Trust Must Come First.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.