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The ABCs of Product – Melissa Perri on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Melissa Perri is the product manager’s product manager – she’s able to do the job, explain it, and teach you how to do it better. Why good product people fail (sometimes). The Product Experience is hosted by Lily Smith and Randy Silver.

What you should consider when developing a product strategy

This blog has already addressed the different stages of Product Development Strategy. This time, we’re turning our attention to the various elements needed to formulate the right product strategy for your enterprise. Why you need a product strategy.

Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser

Mind the Product

This is why every enterprise organisation is trying to innovate through innovation labs, accelerators, incubators, digital transformation programs, 20% time, and more. Unlike startups these inside entrepreneurs aren’t starting from zero – they have a core company they can leverage.

Growing up Lean: Lean Strategies for Maturing Products

Mind the Product

Building an MVP and launching a product is actually the easy part. The Product Lifecycle. We all know the product lifecycle chart. Product Lifecycle. But in reality, it’s not where most product managers spend their time. Step 1: Set your product vision.

Define the Formula that Drives the Business

Product Management Lessons from the Trenches

My passion for building businesses and products started years ago when I had the opportunity to co-found my own start-up. We built a product that many loved and could see the potential in, but at the end couldn’t scale it into a successful business.

How important is product management for your startup?

The Product Coalition

Are you trying to wrap your head around the role of product management and why it is important for the venture? Still confused about the concept of product management? What is Product Management? It is the cornerstone of product management.

Required reading for marketplace startups: The 20 best essays

Andrew Chen

The current generation of marketplace startups has been incredibly successful. We look at a lot of marketplace startups at Andreessen Horowitz @a16z – and we fund a lot of them! Product strategy for marketplaces.

How Atlassian built a $20 billion dollar company with no sales team

Inside Intercom

When you think about how “traditional” enterprise-focused firms – think Microsoft, Oracle and IBM – sell software, it usually follows a well trodden formula: negotiations, long sales cycles and a “checklist” of features demanded by decision makers who seldom use the products they buy.

Forget about Growth. Here’s the Metric that Really Matters.


Whether they’re exceeding expectations or falling short, how many users being added is an inevitable focus area for the entire organization, and product managers are often tasked with growth-related responsibilities. Product Management Product Strategy

Good Enough

Tyner Blain

We hear a lot about building products which are “good enough” or “just barely good enough.” There are several perspectives on good enough which are important – but don’t help product managers enough.

Sticking to Your Product Vision Means Saying “No”


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.”.

4 key steps towards a growth engine strategy

Product Warrior

Reviewing product strategy to design a growth engine for established business is a common ask of product leadership, although few businesses achieve it. The result is the enterprise typically believes its own hype and the limits within the business are not well understood.

37 Roadmap Tips to Align Stakeholders


Some will delight and engage the executive team by taking a high-level approach and focusing on goals and strategy. Remember, a stakeholder is anyone with a vested interest in the product. That’s why already agreed-upon strategies are the ideal jumping-off point for your roadmap.

Product to Product: Hotjar’s Marc Von Brockdorff on freemium pricing models


The latest episode of Product to Product, a podcast for / by product people, is here. They’re a startup success story that you don’t hear too often. The problem back then, however, was that most of these tools were actually geared towards the enterprise market.

25 must-read product management articles


Throughout my career as both a product manager and startup founder, there’s been one severely underrated skill I credit for much of my success—and that’s reading. Here’s my list of favorite online posts for product managers. What’s most critical to the success of a startup?

Lawrence of Arabia, the Original Agile Disruptor, Had Sore Feet

The Product Coalition

… And what that means for startups and innovators today [We were] just sentient puppets on God’s stage: indeed, our taskmaster was merciless, merciless, so long as our bruised feet could stagger forward on the road … so very brief and sore was life with us. Startups, though, are vaporous?—?they

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How 3 product marketing managers execute product releases


While product managers puppeteer a product journey end-to-end, product marketing managers tend to be the masterminds behind releasing said product to market. Despite this generally accepted understanding, coordinating product releases of any size can still get messy.

The 6 Conferences every Mobile PM Should Attend [Plus Free Tickets]

The Product Coalition

“A product manager walks into a bar…waits tables, prepares cocktails, puts out fires…” This twist on the standard “walk into a bar” joke pretty much sums up the role of a product manager?—?they We hope to see you at one of these exceptional product conferences.

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. Jeff helps organizations and executives build the cultures that build better products. Product Leadership.

Top 10 Mobile UX Agencies in 2018-2019


Muze offers a full range of digital experience services, from digital product UX planning to digital branding and visual language design. This agency has worked with clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Codal’s clientele has ranged from small business to enterprise.

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Top App Development Agencies 2018–2019

The Product Coalition

Motto: We help brands & enterprises prepare for a future dominated by post-PC technologies Customer quotes: “Everything they’ve delivered so far has been very polished. On top of that, it offers digital design, development and branding strategy development.

The Incredible Speakers for #mtpcon London 2018

Mind the Product

Mind the Product London 2018 on October 18-19 will be better than ever, with more workshops, more networking, and more fun than ever. Ivy is currently the Vice President of Design for the Hardware Product Area at Google, which was officially formed in 2016.

Nulab Drinking Code: Product Management & Leadership


This time, our meetup theme was “Product Management, Strategy & Leadership” and it was a great pleasure for us to host our invited speakers: Jay Fong, Product Strategy Lead ( honestbee Singapore ). Giom Duquesnay, Enterprise Agile Coach ( Giom Consulting ).

5 Product Management Hacks for Product Leaders

Mind the Product

As a product leader, you are the product manager for a leadership team, and the tricks you learned in product teams remain valuable, they just need a little tweak. Here, to help you, are five product management tricks and tools for every product leader.

Introducing the Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2019

Mind the Product

It’s testament to the appeal of Manchester and its product community that we’ve been able to attract some of the world’s best speakers from some phenomenally interesting brands. It operates more than 160 websites that sell premium products across 140 markets.

What Questions Should you ask Your Product Manager Interviewers?

Mind the Product

Smart candidates know they need to prepare thoroughly for their product management interviews. Do not go into a product management interview without preparing questions for your interviewer. Questions on the Product Management Organization and Company.

Still prioritizing features in a spreadsheet? Here’s why that should scare you.


How product management has fallen behind in the new era of product excellence In 1878, the world was introduced to something that would forever change how people would communicate. That product was the telephone. Undoubtedly, the speed at which we innovate is crucial and customers want nothing but the best from your products. Product Management Is Stuck In The Past Technology has changed a lot in the past few decades, and with it people have changed as well.

Are you cut out for Product Management?


We know Product Management is a tough gig. So many articles have been written about this multifaceted, multidimensional role encouraging us to continue to fight the good Product fight. But what about quitting Product Management? How does this relate to Product Management?

Prepare for a Product Management Interview at Google

The Product Coalition

Google Product Managers help bring to fruition new products and features that impact millions of users every day. They act as general managers of their products, providing leadership across engineering, design and business teams. Openings for Product Managers appear every day.

A Design Firm That's Innovating in UX and Business


First off, they created the User Centered Design Canvas , a powerful tool for analyzing product/market fit, value proposition, brand strategy, and more in a single document. Our unique methodology ensures steady product growth for our clients.

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Planning for 2018

Good Product Manager

Three Tips for Planning Next Year’s Product Roadmap. September brings about the return of kids to school, cooling temperatures, and, for product managers, an opportunity to review plans for the next year’s roadmap. Read more in my post on the SiriusDecisions blog: Three Tips for Planning Next Year’s Product Roadmap. SiriusDecisions 2018 Product Management Planning Assumptions. presentation I’ll be doing on Product Strategy on a Page.

Planning for 2018

Good Product Manager

Three Tips for Planning Next Year’s Product Roadmap. September brings about the return of kids to school, cooling temperatures, and, for product managers, an opportunity to review plans for the next year’s roadmap. Read more in my post on the SiriusDecisions blog: Three Tips for Planning Next Year’s Product Roadmap. SiriusDecisions 2018 Product Management Planning Assumptions. presentation I’ll be doing on Product Strategy on a Page.

The Ultimate List of Product Leaders You Must Follow (UPDATED)

The Product Coalition

Who are the best product managers? Check out the ultimate list of famous product managers you must follow to get the latest product news and inspiration. In a world with such flows, you need some reliable figures to guide you: you need the best product managers.

33 Amazing Articles Every Product Manager Must Read


Many entrepreneurs and product managers write about the skills they brought to the table and those they learned along the way. And as a product manager finding out how others made a strategy work, whether it was implementing a road-map software or avoiding other’s pitfalls can make or break your product’s success. As a successful product manager reading is a must. You may be an entrepreneur creating SaaS platforms or a product manager for an enterprise.

Five Essential Steps for Getting into IoT Product Management

Mind the Product

You want to get into IoT product management, but where do you start? This trend is fuelled by companies around the world embracing the IoT trend and launching more and more products that are connected to the internet. Make Sure Your Basic Product Management Skills are Solid.

All the Awesome Speakers for #mtpcon SF 2017

Mind the Product

UPDATED Mind the Product San Francisco 2017 promises to be one of our best product conferences yet, with double the number of workshops , more networking events around the conference, and more fun than ever before. Caitlin Kalinowski, Head of Product Design Engineering, Oculus.

Good Product Team/Bad Product Team


As VP of Product at Amplitude, I get the opportunity to work with hundreds of different products teams every year?—?ranging ranging from startups with only a handful of engineers to large enterprises with thousands of PMs. Each of them works with Amplitude because they believe we will help them build a better product. . But this naturally raises a simple question: why do companies need help building better products? Product Development

Product Leaders: Influence, Service & Patience—Saeed Khan, Transformation Labs

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Transformation Labs is an advisory and consulting firm that helps enterprise and technology companies accelerate their path to product success. How did you break into product management? How do you answer the “what’s your favorite product” question?

SaaS product management explained by 6 product managers


The rise of the SaaS model in the product space has been swift, to say the least. So as product managers, knowing how to manage only traditional, on-premises software no longer cuts it. Here’s who we spoke with: Evan Michner , Principal Product Manager at Atlassian.

STICKY POST: All Talks From Business of Software Conferences in One Place

Business of Software Conference

Product Rules (+ When To Break Them). Matt Wensing: 1 Startup In 10 Years vs 1,000 Startups in 10 Minutes. Rahul Vohra: The Product-Market Fit Engine. Claire Suellentrop: Get Out Of The Echo Chamber: How To Use JTBD To Perfect Your Product’s Messaging. Nilan Peiris: Building A High-Growth Startup Sustainably. Bruce McCarthy: Product Culture Eats Execution Culture. Bill Janeway: The Rise & Fall Of Enterprise Software. startup.