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A Brief Guide to Product Discovery

Roman Pichler

What is Product Discovery? Product discovery describes the activities required to determine if and why a product should be developed and offered. This increases the chances of creating a product that users actually want and need and achieving product success.

Product Roadmap Prioritization — You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

This month, we presented the webinar, 5 Secrets to Prioritizing Your Product Roadmap (The Right Way!). You can view the accompanying blog post to learn about weighted scoring and the Kano Model.

Product Led Growth: Your Job Just Got Bigger or Changed Completely


In theory, and I emphasize in theory, the impact of a product led growth model should be very minimal on product management. For product marketing, it pretty much changes everything. What is Product Led Growth?

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Building health-tech products when the rules are still being written, by Joe Rinaldi Johnson

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Joe Rinaldi Johnson shares what he’s learned in 10 years of navigating the challenging and highly regulated field of healthcare. He is the Chief Product Officer at Zava, a digital healthcare company offering remote diagnosis and prescriptions.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Handling Life Transitions: Interview with Bruce Feiler

Nir Eyal

The post Handling Life Transitions: Interview with Bruce Feiler appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection


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A Strategy Alone is Not Enough: How to Building Strategic Alignment in Your Organization

The Product Coalition

“adaptable CEOs spent significantly more of their time — as much as 50% — thinking about the long term.” — HBR,

AARRR vs RARRA: Pirate Metrics Explained

Mind the Product

Pirates metrics have become a popular model for business growth — but what are they and do they actually lead you to that buried treasure?

TEI 303: A case study for getting the right people on a product team – with Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can increase team performance by understanding Team Dimensions. The only thing better than hearing about how an organization improved their product management and innovation capability is sharing it with The Everyday Innovators!

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Asking Better Questions


At Amplitude, I facilitate lots of workshops. Many of these workshops center around deciding what to measure. This starts, of course, with asking good questions.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Product Roadmap First Principles

The Product Coalition

It’s Product Roadmap Building Time Again! The end of 2020 is nearing and it’s product roadmap building time again?—?at at least for those companies that are still dedicated to the old command-and-control model.

The Top Five Hidden Challenges of Enterprise Product Management

Mind the Product

Product management is a field that continues to evolve from the early days of desktop software to where we are currently. Many companies like Pragmatic, 280 Group offer product management training and even certification.

Managers: Make Work Easier for Working Mothers

Johanna Rothman

Everyone feels the pressure right now. Many managers feel pressure to deliver more and better products and services. That pressure rolls downhill to the people doing the work. And, the people doing the work, especially if they're parents?

Overcoming impostor syndrome – tips for dealing with self-doubt

Inside Intercom

Our work lives are riddled with anxieties. Many of them are natural and fleeting, and we deal with them. One that can haunt people, however, is impostor syndrome. The belief that we are a fraud, doubting our accomplishments and talents.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

3 Overlooked Product Skills That Set Apart Leaders from Managers

The Product Coalition

Don’t wait for leadership to happen. Self-lead instead. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». motivation product-management self-improvement leadership inspiration

Empowered Teams and Decision Agility

Mind the Product

In this MTP Leader panel discussion, leaders Adaora Asala, Jen Taylor, and Jeremy Toeman joined Emily Tate to discuss empowered teams and decision agility.

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The Future of Healthcare Delivery – 9 Experts Weigh In


The future of healthcare delivery will likely see a huge shift to healthcare-at-home and the landscape is expected to become even more patient-centric. The post The Future of Healthcare Delivery – 9 Experts Weigh In appeared first on Arkenea. Product Success

What Lifecycle or Agile Approach Fits Your Context? Part 2, Iterative Lifecycles

Johanna Rothman

Back in Part 1 , I wrote about how stage-gate approaches were as agile as we could use at the time. We had one delivery, so our agility was about canceling the project if we couldn't finish it.

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Why You Should Consider a Soft Launch

The Product Coalition

After 2 months of hard work, we were super happy to show the world Airbyte ‘s MVP on September 24th. When we say MVP, we mean it. Airbyte is an open-source data integration platform that syncs data from applications, APIs & DBs to warehouses.

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Building Products in AsiaPac – Colin Pal and Adrienne Tan on The Product Experience [rebroadcast]

Mind the Product

As we’ve got an Ask Me Anything session with Colin Pal coming up soon (October 14th), we’re re-broadcasting this episode from earlier in the year so that you can get to know Colin and prep some questions for him!

Gaming Analytics: How to Leverage Your Customer Data for Sustained Business Growth


Gaming data is one of the most valuable sources of information out there. . With 2.7 billion video gamers around the world — and 16% of U.S. gamers’ weekly leisure time going to playing games as of 2018 — companies are sitting on treasure troves of insight.

What Lifecycle or Agile Approach Fits Your Context? Part 1, Serial Lifecycles

Johanna Rothman

Are you trying to make an agile framework or approach work? Maybe you have technical or schedule risk. Maybe you've received a mandate to “go agile.” ” Maybe you'd like to experiment with better ways of working.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Why Do Product Discovery?

The Product Coalition

Many teams and organisations jump into build mode too early. Then they build something that customers reject, they miss the mark, or they need extra budget to get it there. When you suggest a Product Discovery as a way to help get better results it gets rejected.

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Predictive Tech and Data Ethics: Part 1 – the Pros and Cons

Mind the Product

As someone once said, technology companies are quick to focus on what they can do, but not so quick to examine “the how they do it”. Predictive technology may be speeding up digital transformation and be an integral part of our digital lives, but it comes with implications for data privacy and the potential to [.]. Read More. The post Predictive Tech and Data Ethics: Part 1 – the Pros and Cons appeared first on Mind the Product.

How to Ace Google’s Product Strategy Interview

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

This is a guest post from Alexis and Adrienne's Product Managers at Work. I know people who are really good at strategic thinking. One of my friends can instantly take a problem that at first appears intractable, like “How would you drive down the cost of Tesla’s autopilot system to increase profit?”

Drive Growth by Picking the Right Lane — A Customer Acquisition Playbook for Consumer Startups

First Round Review

In Dan Hockenmaier's and Lenny Rachitsky's experience, founders are often surprised to learn that there are very few routes to scalable new customer acquisition.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Dependency Management: Are you at Level 1 or Level 5?

The Product Coalition

Dependencies are an epidemic in software development. Rate your org and learn how to evolve from Level 1-to Level 5. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». agile-leadership scrum product-owner product-management agile

UX Research During the Pandemic: Trends & Best Practices for Virtual Sessions

Generation Focus

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to individuals and organizations around the world. We are sending warm wishes to our clients, participants, collaborators, and followers - we hope you stay safe and take good care of yourself and the people around you!

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How Product Leaders Are Rewriting Their Roadmaps Due to COVID-19


It’s a very different world today than it was just this spring. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped society in profound ways, shifting how people interact, work, learn, and shop. And as the virus appears poised for a fall resurgence, many of those changes seem here to stay for a while longer.