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Product Focus Funnel

The Product Coalition

A guiding framework for understanding the ‘Why’, defining the ‘What’, and making big ideas a reality. Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». startup technology product-management business entrepreneurship

The Big Impact of Cognitive Bias on Our Teams, Our Customers and Our Products

bpma ProductHub

by Davide Cis and Neil Baron – Do you remember that time when you thought you had it all figured it out, but your product launch still fell short of expectations and sales did not materialize? How your product failed, despite giving customers exactly what you thought they wanted?

Dear Strategy: 091 The Business Of Roadmaps

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “How do I align my product strategy and product roadmap with our technology roadmap, in the face of a strong engineering organization?”. Ahh, the product roadmap… such an overused yet somehow still elusive term!

How to Evaluate and Create Great Product Management Teams

280 Group

Join us for our webinar on July 26th, Becoming Expert: Are you the Product Leader your team needs? where we’ll tackle what it takes to create great teams in more detail. When I think of product or market-oriented teams, I think about meetings.

How to Monetize Data with Analytics

For software vendors looking to grow their customer base and increase revenue in a crowded marketplace, successfully and seamlessly integrating analytics into a SaaS product is critical. Learn how to monetize and productize data with embedded analytics.

Thank you for Coming Together to Hone our Craft at #mtpcon SF 2019

Mind the Product

Last week we gathered 1,650 passionate product people from 34 countries around the world in San Francisco for two days of learning, sharing, and honing our craft.

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Three Product Demo Mechanics That Keep Buyers Engaged

Proficientz – Product Management University

Here are three product demo mechanics that will engage buyers into the conversation and produce more favorable outcomes. In sales situations, the goal of every product demo is to create an urgency to buy!

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11 tips for effectively screening test participants

Userzoom

Screening the ‘right’ participants is the most important part of conducting effective user research. The right participants are able to provide you with the type of valid feedback that could assist with some meaningful improvements to your design.

Outcomes Over Outputs – Josh Seiden on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

A nice bit of serendipity this week: this week’s guest, Josh Seiden, had his new book ( Outcomes Over Output ) recommended in last week’s episode by guest Rich Mironov.

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The Aha! Moment Guide in Product Onboarding

Userpilot

Are your users struggling to find value in your product? Is your activation rate lower than you need it to be? Maybe your users are simply abandoning your product? If any of those are true, then it sounds like you need to find your product’s Aha! moment.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Foundations to build on: Intercom’s principles for building product

Inside Intercom

Clear guiding principles are the best way to scale a team while keeping them aligned. Without a set of principles, organizations begin to fracture.

Q&A with Nir Eyal, Bestselling Author of “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products”

Revulytics

Revulytics sponsors a series of Product Management Today webinars featuring innovative ideas from top software product management thought leaders. In these blog posts, we ask the presenters to share their insights - we encourage you to watch the full on-demand webinars for even more details.

How to Fall out of Love With Your own Idea by Mirkka Lansisalo

Mind the Product

In this talk from MTP Engage Hamburg I look at how we can become blinded to the faults of our own ideas, and how a collaborative organization culture can help to overcome this.

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Venn Diagram: A Comparison of Product-Related Roles

ProductCraft

What is a product manager responsible for? What about a product MARKETING manager? And where does the growth role fit in the product org? We created this handy Venn diagram to compare and contrast the various responsibilities of three product-related roles: PM, PMM, and growth.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Intercom on Product: The principles behind how we build

Inside Intercom

Today’s episode of Intercom on Product is all about principles. We use product principles a lot in Intercom to guide us, in terms of how we build, what we build and how we make decisions.

What’s The Difference Between Feature Flags and Other “Flags” in Software Engineering?

Split

When I hit the road and chat with people at shows and meetups, I’ll often ask, “Do you use feature flags?” More often than not, the answer is “Yes.” I used to think this meant feature flags had achieved near-universal adoption.

What we Learned at #mtpcon San Francisco 2019

Mind the Product

In the fifth year of #mtpcon San Francisco, 1,700 product people came together to celebrate our craft and learn from each other. Here is a look at what we learned from this year’s line-up of speakers: Product Challenges are Universal.

UX Wars: Top 5 Democratic nominee candidate websites, ranked

TryMyUI

Taking a look at the top 5 polling 2020 Democratic nominee candidate websites and ranking their usability from worst to best. The post UX Wars: Top 5 Democratic nominee candidate websites, ranked appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

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How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Eyes on the future – How to predict your revenue with sales forecasting

Inside Intercom

We all know it’s impossible for a sales team (or anyone for that matter) to predict the future. But with rigorous sales forecasting, they can actually get pretty close.

20 Examples of Excellent Lead Generation Forms

AB Tasty

How do you turn your website traffic into leads? Check out these 20 lead generation form examples for some high-converting ideas. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as 20 Examples of Excellent Lead Generation Forms. Conversion Optimization Landing Page

Why Authenticity Matters in Your Product Management Job Hunt

Mind the Product

In January 2019, LinkedIn published the 15 most promising jobs for the year. Product owner ( 87% YoY growth ) and product manager ( 29% YoY growth ) both made the cut.

I Asked 100 Founders, CEOs and VCs About Career Transitions — Here’s What I Learned

First Round Review

After founding and scaling LendUp for seven years, Sasha Orloff decided to step down as CEO. He shares his journey and his illuminating takeaways about career transitions, structuring time off and founder life after the startup. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

Building help content into your product launch

Inside Intercom

When you’re gearing up for a big product launch, creating help content is often the last thing on your mind. There’s so much that goes into preparing for product launches – ensuring your beta testing goes smoothly, locking in your marketing campaign, getting your sales team up to speed.

Guaranteed Conversion With These 9 Landing Page Design Elements

UX Studio

Wanna generate leads? Or perhaps sell your products? Or simply collect data? You must have an enticing landing page design! A platform which – hence the name – acts as an arrival point in undiscovered terrain for curious users who land there after clicking on an ad in search of information.

Insights From the #mtpcon San Francisco Product Leadership Forum

Mind the Product

As product management evolves, so do the challenges and questions facing product management leaders. At last week’s #mtpcon San Francisco Product Leadership Forum, senior product professionals got together to discuss the current hot topics of career paths, talent management, and psychological safety.

Sticking to Your Product Vision Means Saying “No”

ProductPlan

Product managers wear many hats, but one of the most uncomfortable ones they’re forced to occasionally don is that of the product vision “Gatekeeper.” This particular aspect of product management requires PMs to do what most people find uncomfortable… say “no.”.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.