2021

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Overengineering can kill your product

Mind the Product

Today’s post is not directed only to product managers. Founders, investors, or any other profile with enough skin in the game on any digital product or service could also take advantage of it. I believe it because we will talk about one of the most prevalent issues when creating products: overengineering them. In my opinion, [.] Read more » The post Overengineering can kill your product appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to motivate a product team

Mind the Product

A motivated team is a happy team. A happy team is more creative, provides better solutions, and to top it off, it’s also more productive. In today’s post, I would like to introduce some techniques and ideas that I have been refining over the last 20 years focused on motivating product teams. Embark them on [.] Read more » The post How to motivate a product team appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Agile vs. Roadmaps — Ending the Battle [+Webinar]

280 Group

Sign up for our October 15th webinar, Unlocking a More Strategic Product Roadmap using Agile , to learn more in-depth about taking your product roadmap to the next level using Agile. The Product Roadmap. Early in my career as a Product Manager, a mentor provided this advice: the primary responsibility of a Product Manager is to drive sustainable business growth.

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Effective Meetings vs. Pointless Meetings

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

In the early days of a company’s growth, things are a lot simpler. You can rely more on "serendipity as a service" to keep projects and initiatives organized, and everyone has a decent idea of what people are prioritizing from week to week.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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The Two Keys to Improving Mobile Customer Experience

Alchemer Mobile

For many customers, their first interaction with a brand happens on a mobile device, so creating a stand-out mobile customer experience is key. We turn to our phones first in many circumstances, especially when we’re out and about. And even when we’re at home, we are often looking at our phones while watching TV, cooking dinner, working out, etc. Chances are, you’re reading this on your phone right now.

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3 Common Mistakes When Starting Product Prioritization

The Product Coalition

Whilst it can be great to have 100’s of ideas a day it can be overwhelming when you realize it’s simply not possible to accomplish them all simultaneously. The same can be said for handling product backlog , feature requests and anything else you need to put together a great product. So what do you end up with? A huge list of things that need to be done, with no clear indicators of importance.

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Crossing the Chasm: How to Effectively Drive Innovation with Geoffrey Moore

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

How do you drive innovation? Welcome to this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast. My guest today is Geoffrey Moore, a speaker, advisor, and best-selling author of some of the most influential business books of the past decade — including the world-famous book Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers. […].

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16 extremely useful Chrome extensions for developers

Usersnap

A couple of months ago, we reviewed the new Firefox browser designed for developers. Since then most of our developers kept Google Chrome as their primary browser. Working with Chrome offers access to an immense repository of Chrome extensions and tools which make our daily tasks less of a chore. With the built-in developer tools, there seems to be no further need for more tools.

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OKRs vs KPIs – Understanding Measurements for your SaaS Product

Userpilot

OKRs vs KPIs – the most recent darlings of the SaaS world. Everyone wants to use them, but a lot of people tend to confuse what they are for and how to actually implement them properly. How do they compare to metrics ? Are they the same thing? Let’s find out! To get you started in the right direction, let's look at what these two concepts are about, how and when to use them, and answer some common questions in a brief Q&A.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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The Minimum Viable Testing Process for Evaluating Startup Ideas

First Round Review

The traditional approach is to do some customer research, throw an MVP out there as fast as possible, and hope it hits. After being early at three startups that achieved over $1M in run-rate in their first six months of going live, Gagan Biyani has landed on an approach that’s quite different. Here’s his framework.

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The Risks of Replatforming

Mironov Consulting

Many companies have replatforming efforts underway. This is an essential part of the software product business, but fraught with poor assumptions and lack of experience/understanding. I've seen the majority of these replatforming and reimplementation efforts fail.

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ProductTank in a post-pandemic world

Mind the Product

Down here at the end of the earth we have had a bit of a different experience to the rest of the ProductTank world, with our elimination of COVID-19 in the community allowing in-person events to be run for most of the second half of 2020 and most of 2021. So, we have been able [.] Read more » The post ProductTank in a post-pandemic world appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Create the Right Conditions for your Innovation Team to be Successful

Strategyzer

As part of our “What makes a good innovation coach?” webinar , Aya Caldwell (Executive Director for Digital Product at Novartis) shared with us three areas of focus she's constantly working on with her teams to create the right conditions for innovation success.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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How to align our stakeholders as a Product Manager

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Aligning stakeholders is a well-known challenge among the Product Manager community. At some point in our careers, we have all struggled with this.

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How to Escape the Vicious Cycle of Distraction

Nir Eyal

You have time for everything, even if it doesn’t feel that way. People are always saying “there aren’t enough hours in the day” to get stuff done. And yet research suggests that the average working American has four hours of leisure per day. If we have so many hours to play with every day, why […] The post How to Escape the Vicious Cycle of Distraction appeared first on Nir and Far.

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How to “steal like a designer” and boost creativity

Intercom, Inc.

Originality is the holy grail of creativity. But does true originality exist in design or is it always influenced by what came before? Let’s be honest: creativity is a nebulous landscape. With the evolution of digital technologies, we’re now exposed to other people’s opinions, ideas, and work on an almost minute-by-minute basis. So whether its originality of thought or artistic brilliance, the sheer scale of visual and conceptual input we experience on a daily basis can blur the lines betw

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How to Prioritize Features and Projects: Here’s the Ultimate List of Prioritization Frameworks

The Product Coalition

With 70+ methods listed, this is the most complete list of prioritization frameworks on the internet with tons of linked resources. This… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Shreyas Doshi on choosing, refining, and tracking product metrics 

Mixpanel

Why do smart product teams often build products with mediocre or no impact? Often, the answer is found in the discipline with which a product team measures the product. . Choosing your metrics: metrics categories. When selecting your metrics, you’ll want to consider a few different categories. These categories cover multiple granularities and perspectives that will help you make rigorous product decisions.

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Channel Software Tech Stack 2021

Jay McBain

^CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SCREEN^ The channel software stack comprises a group of technologies that help companies develop, design, and execute plans to find, recruit, onboard, develop, enable, incent, co-sell with, manage, measure, and report on partners. Delivering automation of indirect sales processes, workflows, and partner programs, channel software is becoming increasingly critical to a […].

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Product Trends and Resolutions for 2022 – From 13 Top Product Experts

Userpilot

What will be the biggest Product Trends in 2022? Interestingly – they seem completely different from the product trends we’ve identified for 2021 – including Product Led Growth , the rise of a Growth Product Management Role, chatbots, or gamification. Will AI transform Product Management in 2022 by allowing PMs to make a better use of user behavior data ?

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The 25 Micro-Habits of High-Impact Managers

First Round Review

Sharp folks from across the First Round community share the small habits that great managers do, including delivering feedback with care, opening up about failure, and sending praise up the chain.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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Leadership Tip #11: Substitute the Word Trust for Empower

Johanna Rothman

We talk a lot about empowered or self-organizing teams in the agile community. However, I don't see too many self-organizing or empowered teams at my clients. Not because my clients are stupid—far from it. Everyone does the best job they know how to do. However, every manager's micromanagement pervades all levels. Instead of talking about empowerment, let's discuss how we trust teams and people to do their best job.

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Product innovation is on the edge by Dave Dame

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital Americas keynote, Dave Dame, Director of Accessibility at Microsoft, discusses the benefits of prioritising product inclusivity, encouraging cognitive diversity, and redefining the status quo in order to create futureproof products that are usable by all. Watch the talk in full or read on for the overview. Mind the Product members can also [.

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The 3 elements of an innovation ecosystem

Strategyzer

Developing an innovation capability within a large organization is a daunting prospect. In the past, many have tried but few succeeded. Often difficulties are linked to a too narrow and shallow approach, such as training a group of employees in an innovation methodology and expecting the organization to turn into an innovation powerhouse as a consequence.

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Personal productivity: tools worth giving a try

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Exploring the tools that help to stay productive at work and maintain a healthy work-life balance

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!