Sat.Dec 08, 2018 - Fri.Dec 14, 2018

7 Terrible App Reviews That Could Have Been Prevented

Appsee

Bad app reviews can be funny–when they’re not about your app. Unfortunately, when they do apply to your app, it’s like a dagger to the heart. Reviewers can be pretty vicious. But, with some simple analytics hacks, many of these bad app reviews could have been foiled.

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3 hidden secrets about product management in flat organizations

Oren Steinberg

After 15 years in hierarchical organizations I joined a flat one. With small task forces that make their own decisions. This seemed like product management heaven. All dotted lines erased! Now I can guide dev’ work directly using the power vested in me by the Holacracy Constitution. I can decide on priorities, manage sprints, call the shots. It’s like I’ve been given R&D resources at my product disposal without having to go through any managerial red-tape. So, where is the catch?

Wireframing for Non-Designers – A Crash Course

Atomic Spin PM

Wireframes are not just for designers! As a software maker, you can and should be using them to eliminate risk and validate concepts. These tools benefit the entire team, and they can be created by any member of the team.

Allbirds vs Greats: UX Wars

TryMyUI

Many of today's online sellers are hosted on massive DIY e-commerce platforms like Shopify and BigCommerce. These platforms provide lots of basic tools for non-experts to create usable experiences. We were curious to see what's possible with these tools – so we ran usability tests on 2 Shopify-hosted shoe stores: Allbirds and Greats. The post Allbirds vs Greats: UX Wars appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. UX Wars Apparel websites E-commerce UX Online Commerce Shopify

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6 Styles of Data Analysis and Visualizations

Get inspiration for your next dashboard update in this guide to the six styles of analytics and data visualizations.

Why Engineers Should Participate in Discovery

Product Talk

Are you inviting your engineers to participate in discovery with you? If yes, do you get pushback from them? Does your organization prefer that your engineers only write code?

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It’s a Major Award!

The Product Bistro

Way back, when I started the Product Bistro, I had a lot of spare time (between gigs), and I was using the blog to drum up some consulting, and piece work to fill in the gaps and time. I created this site to first describe what I could offer, and how my prior expertise could […]. product management 2018 MVP award BPMA

How to Apply Machine Learning to Business Problems: Part 2

bpma ProductHub

By “Daniel Faggella – This article was originally listed on TechEmergence. This post breaks the original post into 2 Parts. Part 1 is here. Pointers for Applying Machine Learning to Business Problems 1– Begin with a priority problem, not a toy problem In an off-mic conversation with Dr. Charles Martin (AI consultant in the Bay Area),… Product Strategy

Don’t Miss These Amazing Speakers at #mtpcon Singapore

Mind the Product

We’re beyond excited to be bringing our flagship conference #mtpcon – the world’s biggest and best product conference – to Singapore on March 25-26.

The ultimate marketing technology stack for 2019

Inside Intercom

You might be familiar with Scott Brinker’s famous martech landscape slide. Known as the Martech 5000 — nicknamed after the 5,000 companies that were competing in the global marketing technology space in 2017, it’s said to be the most frequently shared slide of all time.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Help Managers Visualize Their Problems

Johanna Rothman

I've been working with several managers at organizations large and small, who want to capitalize their software “earlier.” ” These managers have some strongly-held beliefs about the people: People are resources. Resources can multitask on several projects at a time.

Find The Best UX Course Online: Our Top 9 List

UX Studio

“It’s a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” I couldn’t agree more with Albert Einstein. Almost none of the UX professionals I know started their careers as UX experts-to-be, including most of my friends here at UX studio.

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Uncovering Your Most Pivotal Users by Marieke McCloskey and Doug Puett

Mind the Product

A lot of teams struggle with how to increase engagement. We all want our product to be used more often and by more people, but how do we identify opportunities that will transform how your product is used?

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Facebook Workplace’s Julien Codorniou on turning companies into communities

Inside Intercom

Facebook’s mission statement has been examined everywhere from college business case studies to the hallowed halls of the United States Congress. It’s easy to connect the dots between mission and product when you consider the social media behemoth’s more than 2 billion worldwide users.

Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

In this 4-part series, product and technology leaders share insights for successfully going to market with a data product. Find out how you can embed analytics in your solution, from building your business case to designing and launching your product.

6 Tips for Making Your Ecommerce Business Ready for Voice Search

AB Tasty

Is your ecommerce business ready for voice search? It should be. Voice commerce sales amounted to an impressive $1.8 billion in. Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as 6 Tips for Making Your Ecommerce Business Ready for Voice Search. E-commerce User Experience

China’s Golden Week 2018 and its Impact on Software Piracy

Revulytics

We thought it would be interesting to update our blog post from 2017 in which we looked at China’s Golden Week and its impact on the use of pirated software by businesses.

Introducing the Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2019

Mind the Product

We took the decision to bring MTP Engage to Manchester a couple of years ago, based on the huge popularity of the ProductTank events we run in the city. This outing for MTP Engage has a distinctly Mancunian vibe, celebrating everything that’s going on in the city.

Consumer startups are awesome, and here’s what I’m looking for at a16z (70 slide deck)

Andrew Chen

Above: New technology has always captivated consumers! Dear readers, I’m often asked- so what kind of startups are you investing in at Andreessen Horowitz? And since I’m focused mostly on consumer companies – is there anything exciting happening?

Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

How to Use Geographic Targeting to Deliver Better Online Experiences

AB Tasty

Delivering smooth online experiences is one of the top priorities for marketers, and with good reason. Nowadays, your customers expect. Read more. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How to Use Geographic Targeting to Deliver Better Online Experiences. Personalization User Experience

Send better email: A deliverability analyst’s no-nonsense guide to avoiding the spam folder

Inside Intercom

Email is an important channel for acquiring, supporting and retaining users. However, if not done properly, you can damage your sending reputation, meaning users won’t get your emails at all ??. Ultimately, fewer emails arriving at their intended destination means fewer conversions for you.

What is it Like to Hold Google in Your Hand? by Ivy Ross

Mind the Product

Google’s aim is to organise the world’s information and make it universally useful. From this original mission it has moved to making hardware such as Google Home.

Key Attributes of Strong Customer Advisory Board Program Managers

Pragmatic Marketing

After a decade of working with Fortune 500 companies and completing more than 200 successful engagements, we at Ignite Advisory Group have worked with some outstanding client or customer advisory board (CAB) program managers. These are the point people tasked with the day-to-day operations of their CAB program, who establish and manage regular status meetings, ensure tasks are completed on time and oversee all meeting planning and logistics.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Why Business Teams Need to Start Together, Work Together, and Finish Together

ProductPlan

The most successful products I’ve been involved with in my career came about when the entire team opened the door to the mission at the same time, with similar expectations, and on equal footing. In other words, these teams started together. Not in silos.

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How long should your MVP take?

The Product Coalition

Throughout the whole process of building OHNO.ai , I had in my head these dates I wanted to hit. I wanted to keep the MVP really small. 8 weeks, then validate.

Same but Different: Launching Products at an Established Company

Mind the Product

There are lots of resources to help startups through their first product launch (if you haven’t found them yet, try looking here ). But what if you don’t work for a startup? Is the process different if you’re a product manager in an established organisation, where products have already been launched? The answer is yes…and no! Yes, because your goals are similar, whatever the company size.

How Can Product Managers Help Lego Get Over The Brick Wall That They Are Facing?

The Accidental Product Manager

Digital play has started to cause problems for Lego product managers Image Credit: WRme2. So what do small children want to play with? In the past the answer to this question was fairly easy: dolls, trucks, and of course Lego bricks.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

How B2C companies are using live chat to drive sales and offer a personalized customer experience

Inside Intercom

For online businesses, customer experience is king. It can be pretty simple if you listen to what your customers want, which usually boils down to a personalized, quick and low friction experience.

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Elevated Product Thinking

The Product Coalition

When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem tends to look like a nail. A persistent problem I keep seeing is that some long-standing practices tend to take the place of better ways of doing things.

When do you let go of Process and Accept Controlled Chaos?

Mind the Product

I’ve worked at two different startups, going from beta to 1.0 as the first non-founding member of the product team. Surprisingly, I had a completely different experience at each startup, even though they were both open source databases. If I were forced to prioritize (as all product managers naturally tend to do) and choose the most important lesson I learned, it’s that it’s not about the process, it’s about the people. Process is a Safe Place.