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3 Critical Skills Preventing You From Becoming a Great Product Manager

280 Group

We often hear the old adage, “forget your weaknesses, play to your strengths!” Since every product manager is different, we encourage you to take the assessment here to identify your own strengths and weaknesses and to start thinking strategically about your career. when talking about the fastest way to get ahead in your career.

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Ten UX/UI Design Challenges That Can Compromise Financial Apps

The Product Coalition

“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design,” Ralf Speth, a former Jaguar Land Rover CEO. The study by the Design Management Institute analyzed the performance of design-led organizations that place influential design decisions at the top as compared to the Standard & Poor’s index over 10 years.

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How to Be a Truly Great Head of Product: Strategy

The Product Coalition

Strategy and enabling your team to solve problems makes the difference between a boss and an impactful leader. Using the ‘Kernel’ from Richard Rumelt’s ‘Good Strategy/Bad Strategy’, specifically insights and developing a guiding policy allows you to enable your team and avoid micro-managing. Poor strategy is everywhere?—?you

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How To Develop Into An Exponential Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Highly effective Product Managers develop themselves in 5 key areas. In some jobs, you can get by with just Competence, but in the unkempt, fuzzy, team-oriented domain of Product Management, you need both. business models, your product/business, finance, sales, marketing, scaling) 4. Market Competence ????? and others feel that.

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Making Effective Product Decisions: Tips for Deciding with Stakeholders and Dev Teams

Roman Pichler

Be Clear on When to Involve the Stakeholders and Development Teams. Complex and high-impact decisions, however, are best made together with the stakeholders and development teams. Additionally, include the development team members in product backlog decisions , and always choose sprint goals together.

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Cross-Functional Collaboration: A Real-World Guide

The Product Coalition

Building effective teams with people from different disciplines can be challenging due to various circumstances. Teams with multiple functions are instrumental towards staying competitive and succeed. Conversely, to rely solely on a single-function team for brainstorming is a recipe for failure.

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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Jennifer Marx, Vice President of Product Management at Sythentaic?

280 Group

Those aren’t attributes that make you weak, they make you a better Product Manager. While it’s good to read a room and conform to make the team most productive, don’t let it change you. While it’s good to read a room and conform to make the team most productive, don’t let it change you. Fortunately, I ended up in technology.