Organizing the Corporate Performance Management Function in Product Enterprises

Spice Catalyst

We have already seen the strategic role of IT in the business functions of an enterprise. As enterprises embrace decentralized operations in different geographical regions, many business support functions move closer to local decision-makers.

Achieving Business Process Agility in Product Enterprises

Spice Catalyst

Every product enterprise, no matter what products and/or services they deliver to their markets, face one common business challenge – CHANGE. The ambition of every product enterprise is to be flexible to meet the changing requirements and continue to make the business sustainable.

5 ways to employ AI in your enterprise web and mobile app strategy today

Emerge Insights

Getting started with AI can seem daunting for product teams that want to leverage AI in their enterprise applications. The post 5 ways to employ AI in your enterprise web and mobile app strategy today appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency.

10 Hacks of Customer-Centric Enterprise Product Managers

Mind the Product

Over the years I’ve worked alongside a number of enterprise product managers in many companies. How the customer would like to buy the software (the biggest pitfall in my experience for enterprise products).

Product Analytics, Prioritization, and Decision-Making - What We Can Learn from Einstein and Drucker

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

How do you trade off multiple excellent options to choose the one option that’s best aligned with your strategy and which will deliver the most value to the market with the resources you have?

Portland, 4 Dec: Understanding Enterprise Product Companies

Mironov Consulting

What: Understanding Enterprise Product Companies. Companies building enterprise tech products are different from companies building mass consumer tech. Host: Product Tank Portland. When: Tuesday, 4 December, 6-8pm. Where: Customer.IO , 921 SW Washington St. Suite 820, Portland.

Software As A Promise: Balancing Trust and Strategy Builds a Foundation for Success

bpma ProductHub

by Davide Cis –In the world of Enterprise Software, our panelists presented strong arguments for what we will call “Software as a Promise (SaaP)”: a framework that product managers should adopt to engage clients and build products that customers will love.

Why building for enterprises may seem like feeding an elephant?

The Product Coalition

Understanding how B2B product management is a different ball game altogether Product folks who have worked on the early stage enterprise products may relate with the title. Building an enterprise product is a whole lot different from building a consumer product.

Hassen Karaa – Building a Successful Enterprise Product: Think Beyond the Features

Mind the Product

Hassen and his team lead the strategy, roadmap, and delivery for Okta’s Access and Lifecycle Management line of products. Prior to Okta, Hassen was at Microsoft where he worked on various enterprise products. In this talk, Hassen tells the story of two enterprise products, of how critical integrations were to their respective failure and success (but not just in terms of features!), 4 key Principles for Enterprise Product Success.

Making Fact Based Decision, Enterprise-wide

Spice Catalyst

Why Enterprise Architects Need to Be Great Storytellers


Among those filling non-executive technical roles, enterprise architects, in particular, must be able to speak to a broad audience about a variety of topics. Challenges enterprise architects face. For enterprise architects, this presents a few challenges.

Innovation, SaaS, and Enterprise: Announcing the First Three Speakers for #mtpcon London!

Mind the Product

We’re delighted to announce our first three speakers, who will share their unique insights on building products in SaaS, how to be more creative and innovative, and how to change enterprise culture; Tickets are on sale now!

Do You Measure Up? Metrics for Enterprise SaaS Product Managers


After understanding specific user personas who might actually need the technology (which frankly, could be very clunky when worn frequently), Google Glass then pivoted towards selling to enterprise customers. The healthcare enterprise market, i.e., hospitals that employed many doctors and providers, who needed advanced technology for precision medical scribing—was hugely receptive and had the budget to purchase Google Glass enmasse. Gone are the days of selling “software in a box.”

6 Product Positioning Strategies Misconceptions in a SaaS Business (and What You Can Do About Them)


When I started my first business 6 years ago (which has miraculously survived until this day) I didn’t even have a clue what “market or product positioning or product positioning strategies” were. April Dunford’s book on Product positioning strategies.

The ABCs of Product – Melissa Perri on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

So when we got her on the line, we covered everything… including Japanese deployment strategies, Marmite and peanut butter, product leadership and team organisation, how companies scale, how to pick the right environment for you, and even her new book, Escaping the Build Trap.

Progressive Web Apps vs. Native Apps: Determining the mobile strategy that’s right for you

Emerge Insights

A product owner launching an enterprise application has a multitude of device platforms to consider. The post Progressive Web Apps vs. Native Apps: Determining the mobile strategy that’s right for you appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency. Enterprise Insights TechnologyThere are native phone apps for iOS and Android, a responsive web application, and potentially even Mac, Windows, and Linux desktop applications.

How pricing strategy helps shape your entire business model

Inside Intercom

No matter the specifics of how your company adapts and grows, it’s crucial to be aware of how your pricing strategy relates to other aspects of your business. Here, we examine the pricing strategy continuum, and how the different price points relate to all aspects of your business model.

How to Master Innovation (without the) Labs

Mind the Product

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Growing up Lean: Lean Strategies for Maturing Products

Mind the Product

Roadmaps aren’t inherently bad… in fact, they can be a remarkably effective tool for communicating product strategy! That they form part of the strategy and therefore should be codified. These are outcome-based goals that are tied to your company strategy.

Architecture & Governance Magazine: “Report Suggests Agile Integration Is the ‘Blueprint for Enterprise Architecture,’ Expert Agrees”

Agile Velocity

In the first couple sentences of “Agile Integration: The Blueprint for Enterprise Architecture,” a recently released report by Red Hat, the authors write: “Business success is increasingly based on your ability to react to change.

Meeting the Challenge of Rebuilding a Legacy Product

Mind the Product

Business Strategy Enterprise Product Management Product Management Skills Product Strategy Mvp product management rebuilding legacy roadmap Stakeholder ManagementFor the last 18 months our team has been working to rebuild an existing system using entirely new technologies, methodologies, and a new development team. My company, Hindawi, developed a platform in the mid 2000s to allow academics to peer review academic papers online.

8 steps to craft a winning sales strategy, according to industry leaders

Inside Intercom

Developing a sales strategy is one of the core activities every business will have to undertake. A well defined sales strategy is your path to meaningful, sustainable growth. They share their winning sales strategies and the lessons they’ve learned scaling sales.

7 Potent Business Benefits Of Adopting A DevOps Strategy


DevOps has become the latest industry buzzword and we are witnessing its widespread adoption, both in startups as well as in enterprise-level businesses. The post 7 Potent Business Benefits Of Adopting A DevOps Strategy appeared first on Arkenea.

Why Product Management for B2B Needs to be Different From B2C

Mind the Product

Is there a difference between developing an enterprise and a consumer product? In both cases your software product is used by humans, but an enterprise is a legal entity, while a consumer is a person. And the fact that an enterprise is a legal entity makes product management for enterprise products a little different. Let’s look at some of the factors you need to consider when planning for enterprise software products rather than consumer products.

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Building C-Level Support for a Software Compliance Analytics Strategy


Organizations considering a software compliance analytics strategy should keep this in mind as they seek to build consensus for a program. Unlike traditional enterprise software projects, the engineering and product management organization can be the toughest to sell on compliance.

How to Create a Strong End-to-End Strategy for IoT Products

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

I recently spoke at the Enterprise IoT Summit in Austin, Texas. It was a great event that brought together IoT thought leaders from around the country, as well as product and business leaders from companies working on industrial and enterprise IoT applications.

How To Say No – Gabrielle Bufrem on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Scalable product strategy. Scalable product strategy. Enterprise Product Management Podcast Product Leadership Product Management Skills The Product Experience podcast product leadership product management product management podcast

4 Development Pitfalls to Avoid with an Agile Growth Strategy


Throughout his career, Al has focused on helping companies develop and execute digital strategies to grow their business and stay ahead of the curve. It may seem faster to setup an all-in-one, traditional enterprise suite but this approach will only lead to short-term results and a host of potential problems down the road. But making this investment early in the process will provide a solid framework to sustain and scale your growth strategy into the future.

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. What is the point of innovation?

What every product manager needs to know about content strategy

Content strategy is a rapidly growing field dedicated to planning, creating and managing content in all its forms. Giant corporations and small enterprises alike are realizing the importance of good copy, and hiring writers to design their words.

Hacking your Product Adoption Strategy - 101

The Product Coalition

Hacking your App Adoption Strategy - 101 Copyright?—?Vishal Vishal Soni Enterprise mobile apps have moved from ‘nice to have’ to ‘mission critical’ tools for many organisations in the recent times. From my experience, there are 4 potential reasons why enterprise mobile apps fail.

Product-Wide Software Licensing Strategy That Drives Compliance


The chain of events set in motion by SAP’s actions against so-called “indirect access” (where 5,800 users utilized SAP ’ s software engine on a single license through a third party application) was front-page news in the world of enterprise software compliance.

What Monzo Learned From Scaling its Lending Team

Mind the Product

For example, the first objective – increase the average amount of credit available to eligible users – has the following KRs: Write a new credit risk and affordability strategy, get sign-off from the board. Use these to build your longer-term strategy.

Eliminate Citrix Troubleshooting with a Proactive Citrix Monitoring Strategy

eG Innovations

Watch our award-winning video highlighting how eBay successfully moved from reactive troubleshooting to proactive monitoring of their Citrix workspace services using eG Enterprise.

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.

You Don’t Own Your Digital Product – Until You Can Recreate It

Emerge Insights

Evaluating product ownership is a crucial component of your digital product strategy, and many companies don’t own their product at all. Enterprise Process Product Management Product StrategyDigital products and services are increasingly becoming a competitive necessity. However, a significant number of businesses today are faced with an unanticipated and very costly challenge.

Product Portfolio Management: Success at Scale

Mind the Product

Whether you’re in a small but growing company or a large established enterprise, you will tend towards the status quo. It is a great sanity check on your strategy. Is your execution matching your strategy?

A Product Manager’s Approach to Building Integrations for SaaS Software

Mind the Product

Mailchimp, for example, has leveraged this strategy aggressively, and arguably was ahead of its competitors in pushing integration. A strategy that worked well for us was to audit the data semi-regularly to ensure it was as clean and consistent as possible. In order to gauge the effectiveness of your integrations strategy, you’ll only need to know a few things about your users: Who has upgraded / converted.

How to build, manage and scale a sales team – 12 strategies from the experts

Inside Intercom

Most users view a product only through the lens of their own use, not through the needs and habits of all the users in their enterprise (which is a view someone at the top, such as a Chief Information Officer, is more likely to have).

Same but Different: Launching Products at an Established Company

Mind the Product

With that in mind, launch planning might include one strategy for existing customers, and one for new customer acquisition. Enterprise Product Management General Product Design Product Development Process Product Management Characteristics Product Development product launch product management Product Management Skills Product Planning product supportThere are lots of resources to help startups through their first product launch (if you haven’t found them yet, try looking here ).