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Car Maker Product Managers Face An Apple / Google Threat

The Accidental Product Manager

What this means is that when they are designing their own in-car entertainment and navigation control systems they have the ability to link them to the buttons on the car’s steering wheel. Yes, every car needs a navigation system, but from whom? Image Credit: LotPro Cars.

UserTesting success story: XO Group Inc. improves the wedding planning experience

UserTesting

CX Product Media & entertainmentXO Group Inc. , a leading media and technology company with brands The Knot, The Nest and The Bump, publishes multimedia content that inspires, informs, and cheers on people as they plan for some of the biggest moments of their … The post UserTesting success story: XO Group Inc. improves the wedding planning experience appeared first on UserTesting Blog.

UserTesting success story: XO Group Inc. improves the wedding planning experience

UserTesting

CX Product Media & entertainment success storyXO Group Inc. , a leading media and technology company with brands The Knot, The Nest and The Bump, publishes multimedia content that inspires, informs, and cheers on people as they plan for some of the biggest moments of their … The post UserTesting success story: XO Group Inc. improves the wedding planning experience appeared first on UserTesting Blog.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – The Importance of Reducing Waste

Clever PM

I find it entertaining when people talk about how Agile and Lean and Kanban are all relatively new, untested, and revolutionary concepts. That’s because they’re none of those things — they’re simply descendants of ideas and concepts that have existed in manufacturing contexts for a half-century or more, just pitched in a different way, at […]. Product Management Agile Culture Do's Good PM Leadership Scrum

Conquer Distractions With This Simple Chart

Nir Eyal

With our digital devices buzzing, world events demanding our attention, and more things to entertain us than ever before, it certainly seems harder to focus on what’s really important. Is the world more distracting? Sometimes it seems that way.

Podcast: Moving Up the Career Ladder with Thor Mitchell

Mind the Product

After launching Amazon’s music stores in the US and UK, Randy has worked with museums and arts groups, online education, media & entertainment, retail and financial services.

Hi Fly: A Lean Airline Story

Melissa Perri

Limited” entertainment system is laughable. There was no entertainment system. This past year I took six trips to London. Five of those round trip flights were on Norwegian Air. I HATE Norwegian Air. Without fail, every one of my Norwegian Air flights were delayed at least 2.5 hours.

Podcast: How to Persuade People with Ben Newell

Mind the Product

After launching Amazon’s music stores in the US and UK, Randy has worked with museums and arts groups, online education, media & entertainment, retail and financial services. Ben Newell was the first guest we got by recommendation.

Design Thinking Toolkit, Activity 16 – How Might We…?

Atomic Spin PM

Here are their question suggestions, plus examples for an airport-centric experience: Amp up the good: HMW use the kids’ energy to entertain fellow passengers? Break POV into pieces: HMW entertain kids? Hoping to turn problems into opportunities for design?

Student Spotlight: Dave Masters

Melissa Perri

It's presented in a digestible, entertaining format, which I legit looked forward to working on each week. Product Institute is an online school for Product Managers looking to level up their skills.

20 Years of Product Management in 25 Minutes by Dave Wascha

Mind the Product

Since then he’s had his share of successes and failures in a storied career spanning the US and Europe, and in this entertaining and insightful talk from Mind the Product San Francisco he distills those 20 years into twelve key lessons.

Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience Starts With Being a Customer

Proficientz – Product Management University

Most hotel TV systems take you directly to a menu with lots of entertainment options like movies, games, music, and of course, TV. It’s the little things that matter most when it comes to raising the customer experience from good to great. Sometimes there’s no substitute for just being “the customer” yourself. As a bona fide road warrior, I spend more than my fair share of time in hotels.

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Making things people want

Inside Intercom

Maybe your customers want to be entertained, or spend more time with their friends, or understand what projects teammates are working on, or maybe they want to project growth for their business. The problems people encounter in their lives rarely change from generation to generation.

About Product Warrior

Product Warrior

We share a weekly podcast and aim to entertain by sharing interesting learnings and ideas. Product Warrior is dedicated to helping product managers.

Mindfulness Tips for Product Managers and Product Owners

Roman Pichler

But resisting this craving for stimulation and entertainment allows me to enjoy my food: it’s amazing how tasty a simple sandwich is when we eat mindfully. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness means paying attention to the present moment, to what is actually happening.

How can Enterprise Product Managers Attain Maximum Insight From Limited Datapoints?

Mind the Product

Early in a startup’s life, you are likely to be largely entertaining customers who buy in to a company’s vision. Not surprisingly, when you’re looking for customer validation for B2B products, there simply aren’t as many datapoints to draw from in enterprise product management as there are for consumer products. Therefore, every interaction counts and your enterprise sales force becomes one of your closest allies when gathering requirements and validating product assumptions.

Mental Models for Product Managers – Part 2

The Secret PM Handbook

The book is a great and entertaining read. Brain Wiring (by Wellcome Images, CC licensed). In part 1 I introduced mental models and some reasons they are important. And I provided a few “general purpose” examples.

13 of the Best App Designs: They’re So [not] Basic

Appsee

Best App Design: Entertainment: Eventbrite. It’s no secret, here at Appsee we LOVE apps. We’re constantly on the lookout for the newest and coolest–especially when it comes to the best app design.

Can Apple’s Product Managers Win Back The Movie Market?

The Accidental Product Manager

They have hired outsiders from firms such as Sony Pictures Entertainment and they are starting to create their own unique videos.

Here’s what our Business of Software Conference USA 2018 Speakers are Reading

Business of Software Conference

Entertaining and thought provoking! What makes Business of Software Conference speakers so smart? Like most smart people, they read a lot. We always ask which books have had the biggest influence on their business lives and what they are reading now.

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Top 10 Product Talks of 2016

Mind the Product

In this entertaining and insightful talk from Mind the Product London he shared some of his own stories.

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

Andrew Chen

Next generation entertainment and networks of people+content. Above: We are the same people who built massive theaters, because we love to be entertained. It can be used by many other forms of entertainment and media to boost their growth as well.

Why This Opportunity Solution Tree is Changing the Way Product Teams Work

Product Talk

I still saw teams entertaining solutions that weren’t connected to the opportunities they were finding through generative research. Are you always entertaining new solutions? I’ve found a visual aid that is profoundly changing the way teams work.

Everything You Need to Know About Year-End Budgeting

The Product Coalition

Simply put, the corporate budgeting process exists to provide your company a plan for its spending for the year to come.

Network effects and Feedback loops?—?the Betamax and VHS story

The Product Coalition

And this feedback loop was driven by consumer need and consumer interactions with various parts of what was a moderately complex video entertainment market ecosystem?—?in Network effects and Feedback loops?—?the

Leveraging Disruptive Thinking to Drive Innovation

Sequent Learning

Most teams find this ideation approach highly entertaining. It’s time to think the unthinkable. To differentiate yourself and your business or product, you must build innovative and disruptive thinking techniques into your daily life as a product manager!

Netflix Abstracts the Team out of Product Design

Mind the Product

As entertaining as these narratives are I find them to be very dangerous to both aspiring and current product designers. As entertaining as these narratives are I find them to be very dangerous to both aspiring and current product designers.

Technology-Powered Disruption

svpg

Whether it’s transportation, entertainment, health care, or any other industry, I fully expect we’ll see new companies and teams emerge that apply the techniques of technology-powered products to disrupt their industries. Most people by now have read Marc Andreessen’s Why Software Is Eating The World. This was written back in 2011, and I’ve been watching his predictions play out in companies all around the world.

The top marketing statistics for 2018 and why they matter

Inside Intercom

But it’s not just entertainment that people are looking for. Software has one of the lowest averages (28%) while Arts & Entertainment has the highest (45%) ( HubSpot, 2018 ).

Why We Fail: What I Learned From 5 Years with Friends, Netflix’s Social Strategy

Mind the Product

Netflix’s Friends (Born 2004, died 2010). I write a lot about product strategy, and use Netflix as an example so that others can learn from the company’s success and failure.

Outsource commodities. Don’t outsource core.

Under10 Playbook

” I often help people set up their home entertainment centers and computers. A guy fell into a hole. A friend heard his cries for help and promptly jumped down into the hole too. The guy says, “What are you doing? Now we’re both stuck down here!” ” And the friend says, “Yes, but I’ve been down here before and I know the way out.”

Thank You for Another Awesome #mtpcon London

Mind the Product

Thanks to @bfgmartin and crew for organising an entertaining and inspiring #mtpcon. On Friday, September 8, we gathered nearly 1,600 passionate product people from 52 countries around the world to the iconic Barbican Hall for another dazzling #mtpcon.

The next generation automation testing for video streaming apps by Perfecto & Accenture S3

Amir Rozenberg

The proliferation of video consumption on a variety of devices is unsurprising when one considers the media vertical: Sports, entertainment, drama, gaming etc. How many times have you heard this phrase while watching a game on your phone: “Touchdown!!” ” (or GOAL!!)

What We Learned About Building Products People Love in 2016

Mind the Product

Suzie’s post both educates and entertains and is full of practical advice and, as Suzie says, its point is “to empower you and inform you about technical practices that are meant to be business-relevant”.

The next generation automation testing for video streaming apps by Perfecto & Accenture S3

Amir Rozenberg

The proliferation of video consumption on a variety of devices is unsurprising when one considers the media vertical: Sports, entertainment, drama, gaming etc. How many times have you heard this phrase while watching a game on your phone: “Touchdown!!” ” (or GOAL!!)

5 books every marketer should read in 2019

Inside Intercom

As you might expect, it’s incredibly well written, littered with entertaining anecdotes and solid examples, making it a breeze to read even for those of us who usually find “business books” a struggle.

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Action Cohort Analysis: A key tool for understanding user engagement

The Product Coalition

Entertainment Just as tv channels want to understand how many users are tuning into episodes of a show, an entertainment app should want to analyze how many users are streaming videos. So you’ve been tasked with “monitoring user engagement” in your mobile app.

Why Today’s App Users Are The Most Complicated Ever

Appsee

Today’s users, especially those from Generation Z (who have grown up with mobile technology), have more than enough utilities, entertainment, and product options to handle just about every aspect of life.

Can Product Managers Capture Your Ears?

The Accidental Product Manager

Finally, if you are willing to subscribe to SiriusXM, you have over 175 different channels of entertainment to choose from. Can product managers get people to listen to their radio stations? Image Credit: Thomas Hawk.