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The Product Bistro

A little history. When I originally bought my Honda S2000, I became very interested in keeping it in great condition, and to do that, I picked up a habit of detailing.

What Is Motivation? You’ve Probably Been Thinking About It All Wrong

Nir Eyal

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8 Reasons Insurance Companies Must Up-Level Their Product Managers’ Skill Sets in 2021

280 Group

Download the Brief: Insurance Trends and Their Implications for Product Management & IT. When it comes to adopting digital tools and technologies, it’s “full steam ahead” for businesses in every sector.

Core Concept: What Roles are Represented in a Product Trio?

Product Talk

In this short video, I address the most common question I’ve received since releasing my book Continuous Discovery Habits: Why didn’t you include my role in the product trio ? You can watch the video or read a lightly edited transcript below. Who should you include in your product trio?

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Common product discovery pitfalls and how to avoid them

Mind the Product

Product discovery pitfalls, have you fallen foul of one? If your answer is yes, you’re forgiven, because the list is long and you’re only human! But, as product people, it’s our job to be aware of the hidden hurdles and do product discovery the right way.


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8 Companies with the Best SaaS Onboarding Experiences


UX or CS teams who are trying to improve their SaaS user onboarding experience often ask us: Which software companies have the best user onboarding experiences? Who can we turn to for some inspiration? The answer isn’t always so straightforward.

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How Product Managers Can Lead Meetings Well

The Product Coalition

Here are some insights and lessons learned regarding how to organise meetings and your documentation well. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management entrepreneurship meetings leadership productivity

Using discovery methods to create products that people actually want by Jenny Shirey

Mind the Product

Have you ever made a product or feature that no one wanted? In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Jenny Shirey, then Senior UX Manager at Splunk, explains how product people can avoid this problem by showing us how to use product discovery the right way.

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Three Slightly Ranty Thoughts on “Back” to Normal

Johanna Rothman

All kinds of people are talking about “back” to normal. However, I see several problems: Many of those same people think there's a talent shortage. Management can't hire people for the same salaries they used to pay.).

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Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

339: Overcome the challenges innovation leaders have – with Scott Kirsner

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can succeed in innovation leadership. Welcome to the Product Mastery Now podcast.

Apply Leverage to Maximize Your Impact as a Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Let’s talk about leverage. And no, I’m not talking about getting dirt on your political or business opponent. I’m talking about creating things, processes, and relationships that create outsized impact over time. Eric Jorgenson’s Twitter is a masterclass in leverage.

SUNDAY REWIND: Rapid prototyping and product management by Tom Chi

Mind the Product

Today we rewind back to 2015 at Mind the Product San Francisco. At this event, Tom Chi, founding partner at At One Ventures discusses the lessons he has learned during rapid prototyping. In his session, he shared key takeaways gained from integrating this into product management.

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Use “Typical,” Not “Average” Durations to Manage Risk

Johanna Rothman

Many managers and teams talk about “average” durations for work. On average, how long does it take a team to finish a certain kind of work? However, average doesn't quite explain why our work takes different durations. Instead of average, consider the word, “typical.”

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

Future of the Workplace Survey: Results and Analysis

Business of Software Conference

At our Spring 2021 Conference in April the future of the workplace was, unsurprisingly, a hot topic. We had two important keynotes on the theme ( subscribe to get notified when they’re published), various breakout sessions, and innumerable conversations.

Sherlock Holmes Revisited: Six Lessons for Product People

The Product Coalition

“To a great mind, nothing is little.” — Sherlock ” — Sherlock Holmes Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-development product-management questions observation software-development

Product Research Rules: Free chapter

Mind the Product

As product people, we know we’re not the customer. We also know the importance of doing product research to get to know our real customers, to figure out their problems, and how they react to the solutions we might provide.

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Use Feedly to Track Vulnerabilities Affecting Your Supply Chain

Roy Madden

Tips & Tricks. Relevant, real-time threat intelligence based on your vendor list. Cybersecurity vendor risk management (VRM) is notoriously difficult. Security teams need to know when their vendors experience a security incident, but they often lack visibility into supply chain threats.

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Start testing B2B ideas: The Story of Zapier


You’ve got this idea. Your gut tells you it could be the next big thing for your business, but you are struggling to find support for it within your organization. That lack of support combined with the overall business of day to day work means that your idea remains sidelined for years.

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Product Strategy 101: It’s About Depth, Not (Just) Vision

The Product Coalition

Product strategy is one of the most important tasks of the product leader, and definitely one of the hardest things to do. In the effort to bring the company’s vision into reality, the details matter, often more than the innovation and completeness of the vision itself.

Product Discovery — the secret sauce of great Agile

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC session, Product Leadership Consultant Anthony Marter shares with us a three-step guide for getting product discovery right, which can lead to highly motivated teams that build great products. Watch the session in full or read on for the highlights.

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How one tech exec used Feedly to power his passion project

Roy Madden

Case Study. Steve Makofsky shares how Feedly has become part of his newsletter creation workflow. When the world went into lockdown back in March 2020, Steve Makofsky , like many of us, was feeling a little restless.

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Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Behavioral Data and the Modern Data Stack: Privacy, Building Your Stack, and What’s Next


Behavioral data enables companies to build better products and experiences for their customers. But collecting and harnessing that data means having the right stack in place to turn that data into decisions—to collect, model, and analyze it.

Why don’t you just sell ads?

The Product Coalition

It seems that no piece of information is too private or personal to be surveilled, monetized, and aggregated into a 360-degree view of… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». privacy surveillance-capitalism social-media ethics advertising

Using maps as part of discovery – Simon Wilson

Mind the Product

We all know that discovery is important — but how it’s done is just as critical. Randy had the chance to collaborate with service design consultant Simon Wilson on a project recently, where mapping formed the basis for much of the discovery work.

The Case for Product-Led Onboarding


As product-led growth rises, the SaaS industry finally seems ready to start abandoning its archetypes. The false dichotomy that a sales strategy can either be self-serve or human-assisted gradually fades out.

Best Practices for Creating Long-Lasting and Continuous Discovery Habits

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, and Coach at

Join internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and coach Teresa Torres as she explores the what, how, and why behind creating continuous discovery habits that give your team a clear benchmark to aspire to.

A Center of Truth for the Digital Customer Experience


With customer touchpoints spanning any number of channels and platforms today, businesses need a way to bring all that data together—to unify it within a center of truth that holds a holistic view of customers and their interactions with the company.

How Coffee Brewing Help Me to Become a Better Human?—?in Work and in Life

The Product Coalition

How Coffee Brewing Help Me to Become a Better Human?—?in in Work and in Life Photo by Karl Fredrickson on Unsplash My madness descent into coffee started around seven years back when I purchased the original Aeropress. I usually do french press at home, but its just too much effort for me to clean.

MTP Panel: Using discovery and research to influence key product decisions

Mind the Product

In this exclusive Prioritised member session, our panellists, Cindy Alvarez, Michelle Lotia, Steve Portigal, and Eli Montgomery discussed how important discovery and research is in product management while providing insights on how it can be used to influence key product decisions.