Does Governance Outweigh the Art of Insight in the Age of AI?

Birst BI

Often, these data sets acquired by business analysts are not governed or managed by IT, but this is acceptable because business analysts have enough business knowledge to evaluate whether insights are reasonably accurate to address the business problem. In other words, the art of insight commonly outweighs 100% accuracy or governance. Attend Oct 10 webinar ‘Governance in the Age of AI’ with Brad Peters, Infor’s SVP and GM of Analytics and BI.

Portals, Chatbots and best practice in Government search

The Product Coalition

In 2011, I led a project at Sensis to investigate the implementation of best practice Government search in the Australian White Pages… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». artificial-intelligence search chatbots virtual-assistant machine-learning

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User Research – Making it Work in Government – Katy Arnold (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

Katy Arnold, Head of User Research and Design at The Home Office, talks to ProductTank London about making User Research Work in Government. It has its origins in Martha Lane Fox’s oft quoted ‘Revolution not evolution’ report which also led to the establishment of the Government Digital Service. One of the first outputs of this department was a set of Design Principles which all future government services should aim to adhere to. Quality products for a Digital Government”.

5 Predictions for the Next Decade of Data Governance

Amplitude

In the last decade, data governance has undergone a transformation. At the same time, the sheer amount of data that became available in the Teams need to move fast in a competitive landscape, and they need the guidance of a data governance manager to maintain the data taxonomy. However, limitless exploration won’t make a difference without a solid foundation of data governance. Looking ahead to the next decade of data governance, the Amplitude team knows nothing is certain.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Introducing Pipelines & Govern: Break Data Silos to Empower Teams with Trusted Insights

Amplitude

To help our customers realize this vision, we are releasing two new cornerstones to our data management capabilities: Pipelines and Govern. Govern: Increase Data Trust at Scale. Govern is a reimagined experience that allows data teams to plan, transform, and oversee their data-management processes within Amplitude. Why We Created Govern. I spend a lot of time focusing on data governance. How Govern Works.

Data governance: an 8-step program

Mixpanel

Every organization needs a sound data governance process or program to maintain and optimize the health (and trustworthiness) of their data. Select a data governance owner or team. If you belong to a smaller, more nimble organization, select a primary data governance owner , who may be the owner of the initial analytics implementation. The data governance owner or team can then build out the events and properties required to measure progress against these metrics.

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

Agile Velocity

By Holt Hackney, Originally Printed in Architecture and Governance Magazine. The post Architecture & Governance Magazine: “Report Suggests Agile Integration Is the ‘Blueprint for Enterprise Architecture,’ Expert Agrees” appeared first on Agile Velocity.

More than Data: It’s Networked BI that Enables a “Single Version of the Truth”

Birst BI

Data governance is a broad topic that people seem to agree is important, but still argue about the details. As long as the process is governed and managed, organizations will have made a conscious decision to create a “single version of the truth.”.

UX and user-centric design at SXSW 2019

TryMyUI

Partners & Stories TryMyUI Design Thinking Government User Experience Design Virtual RealityUX and user-centric design was on display in a big way at SXSW this year, demonstrating an exciting vision for the future in many spheres of life and industry. The post UX and user-centric design at SXSW 2019 appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

Supercharge your team’s motivation

Lead on Purpose

There are organizations that advocate hiring the … Continue reading → Leadership Purpose accountability dedication motivation passion responsibility self-governmentThe most successful companies have motivated leaders, and those leaders inspire motivation at all levels of the organization. Is it possible to create an environment where great work happens and everyone is motivated?

Corona Dashboard: putting the Health in Health Metrics

The Product Coalition

What Product Managers can learn from the Dutch Government when setting up (Product) Health Metrics. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». leadership business-intelligence technology coronavirus product-management

How My Startup Got a Meeting with the Pentagon: a Report from the Valley of Death

The Product Coalition

For academics in the midst of a technology commercialization project, the Valley of Death exists because governments don’t fund products… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

Women in Product Management: Diana Benli, VP Product Management at Cognizant

280 Group

For our third installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Diana Benli, VP Government Programs Product Management at Cognizant in the TriZetto Healthcare Products Group. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. Imagine being the product manager for a product that is dependent on the ever-changing landscape of healthcare regulations and reform. What would your roadmap look like?

Should e-signature companies use Technographics?

DemandMatrix

Much of this growth is due to a compelling need to shorten business closure times, curtail costs, improve workflow efficiencies, enhance security measures, and government impetus for digitalization.

Release Notes: August 2020

Amplitude

Today we’re taking two big steps forward in this mission with the release of Pipelines and Govern. Read the story behind Pipelines and Govern here , and see functional details below. Govern. See our docs for full instructions on Govern. New in Data Management.

How to Scale Yourself and Your PM Career

ProductCraft

Her own career has spanned a diverse range of industries, from government to non-profits, and now, to tech. She began her career working in data systems for the United States government and has led product development at companies like Rubrik and Google. Nancy Wang knows a little bit about climbing the product management ladder. Currently, Read more » The post How to Scale Yourself and Your PM Career appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

Ola’s License Suspended for 6 months in Bangalore; An opportunity for others?

NextBigWhat

Ola is charged with running bike taxis in violation of license conditions and violated government rules. Ola’s license has been suspended in Bangalore for 6 months. Reason? Ola Cabs license… The post Ola’s License Suspended for 6 months in Bangalore; An opportunity for others? appeared first on NextBigWhat. Product Management

How to Create a COVID-19 Contact Tracing App at the State or Local Level

Emerge Insights

The global impact of COVID-19 has spurred many governments to develop and release applications that track human contact via the […]. Human contact tracing has been used to manually track and prevent the spread of infectious diseases for decades. Now the ubiquity of smartphones is enabling a new technological approach to tracing potential COVID-19 virus exposures.

Which Way is Up? Selling in an Uncertain Market

DemandMatrix

There is not even agreement on the shape of the recession as it is tied to public health, government policies, economic factors, fear, and the ongoing willingness to social distance. Q2 2020 will go down in the history books as one of the most challenging environments for B2B sales.

Let’s Resolve to Create Humane Products in 2019

Mind the Product

I’m part of the excellent community of product managers who work on public services within government. Digital services created by central government departments are typically expected to follow user-centred design principles – this has been codified within government as the Digital Service Standard , which starts with the principle that we should understand user needs.

How to Win Supporters and Influence Detractors

ProductCraft

However, as Ruth Lane points out in The Complexity of Self Government: Politics from the Bottom Up, “people standing. “Prevention is better than cure.” ” – Desiderius Erasmus One of the common mistakes made by political analysts and even political scientists is that politics is something done by other people, usually people in exalted positions of power.

Agree to Disagree and the Importance of Questions

Ask Benny

We need everyone to follow the direction of management (and in the case of the coronavirus, the direction of governments). However, in such times we see many people going against other people who are questioning the way governments act. It is not different for governments.

Cost vs Value Measurements for Agile Approaches

Johanna Rothman

Some of my clients have struggled with their project governance as they move to agile approaches. The governance people do not record assumptions. However, the governance people judge the projects and programs by how well their original estimates (for date and cost) line up with the actuals. This matters because the more time you spend in planning, the more other people—including governance people—want to “hold” you to your estimates.

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Birst automates the creation of data warehouses in Snowflake

Birst BI

However, analytic silos can still be a huge problem if the business intelligence platform paired with Snowflake does not offer the right balance of IT governance and end-user self-service. Birst’s real-time connectivity to Snowflake delivers a full-stack BI solution with enterprise-grade security, data governance & auditing for organizations of any size and scale.

Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Seven: Retire

280 Group

For other products, such as Enterprise software or products being sold in the financial, government or medical fields, end-of-life can be a critical factor that must be planned for and dealt with effectively. This post describes the seventh phase in the Optimal Product Process: Retire. Download the entire Optimal Product Process E-Book 3.0: CLICK HERE. “A A poorly executed end-of-life and product retirement can cost companies millions and significantly damage the company’s brand”.

2020 Product Conferences

Product Talk

Service Design in Government. We are starting to pull together our 2020 conference list. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a product conference that is not on the list and you think it should be, please feel free to recommend it in the comments or send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. We’ll also keep updating this list as we hear about more events.

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Product Usage Analytics: Controlling Your Data

Revulytics

Whether facing requirements from GDPR or other data privacy and protection laws – or serving highly regulated markets like healthcare, finance, or government – vendors are taking a closer look at ways to control the data they are collecting.

Brainmates and Leading the Product update – coronavirus

BrainMates

While we’re great at Product Management (of course), we’re not health professionals, so we’re closely following the guidelines and recommendations from the Australian Government to prevent spread of Coronavirus. As of 8 March the Australian Government says that the risk to the general Australian public is low, with the majority of confirmed cases coming from people returned from overseas. Announcement by Brainmates at midday on 10 March, 2020.

Stress-Out Your Buyers (a little) For More Effective Product Positioning

Proficientz

For example: “Keeping up with new and changing government regulations is a profit-eating nightmare.” Increasing and complex government regulations are driving up costs.” Statements like these are white noise – they’re out there but no one pays attention them anymore. Effective product positioning comes in many forms. But there’s only one outcome you’re looking for: An emotional reaction. Do it consistently and your pipeline will be chock full of qualified leads.

Agree to Disagree and the Importance of Questions

Ask Benny

However, in such times we see many people going against other people who are questioning the way governments act. It is not right to go and tell people to ignore the law and government (and in the case of the organization, management). It is not different for governments. These days it seems that many governments around the world prefer a little mystery around their decisions.

How to Find Competitors’ Prices

Pragmatic Marketing

If your competitor sells to the government, their prices are likely on the GSA price list. Often, after a government bid is over, you can get access to the bids using FOIA requests. The formula for “value-based pricing” is simple.

5 Tech Trends in 2019 We Need to Consider as a Design Team

StudioTeam

Blockchain tech: the business value will scale up and the technology will be popular in most of the industries like Health and medical, Government, Production and manufacturing and many more. Living in the present, I often forget how fast the world is changing. Technology today has started to unfold around us to change our lives for good, and it’s vital for UX Designers to keep up-to-date with the latest digital trends in the industry.

The 4 Truths of Data Management for Product Analytics

Amplitude

That’s where capabilities like Govern from Amplitude come in. With Govern, you can manipulate data post-ingestion, addressing some of the issues that traditionally limit depth and breadth of usage. Additionally, Govern provides an easy setup process for planning and verifying incoming data, which leads to fewer data problems down the road. With an effective and reliable system like Govern, you have proactive tools to manage your taxonomy.

How to Start Screen Design and 8 Principles You Should Consider

StudioTeam

The responsibility of the designer is to govern the participants during the planning phase to achieve clear, easy-to-understand interface. Probably the most common question about UX is how to start screen design and what principles should we care about? Designing screens starts with sketching. We at our UX company start with quick paper sketches, then build wireframes and clickable prototypes, test and iterate them, and finally get to the pixel-perfect, detailed design plans.

In Times of Scarcity, Clear Vision Beats Rapid Iteration: Lessons for Business Leaders from Singapore’s Response to COVID-19

Business of Software Conference

The Singaporean government’s response to COVID-19, offer three invaluable lessons in honing our visionary skills: Understand the nature of the problem you’re setting out to solve: Exponential growth is hard to grasp intuitively because the numbers look small at the beginning. In Singapore the government took a different approach. Singapore’s clear vision led to a coordinated national response across government agencies.

Competitive Analysis to Competitive Intelligence: Evolving for Greater Product Management Impact

280 Group

They include demographics, economy, alternative industries, technology, distributors, customers, substitutes, suppliers, government, and industry regulations. Introduction.

Agree to Disagree and the Importance of Questions

The Product Coalition

We need everyone to follow the direction of management (and in the case of the coronavirus, the direction of governments). However, in such times we see many people going against other people who are questioning the way governments act. It is not different for governments.

2019 Product Conferences

Product Talk

Service Design in Government. We are starting to pull together our 2019 conference list. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a product conference that is not on the list and you think it should be, please feel free to recommend it in the comments or send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. I haven’t decided what events I’ll be attending in 2019 yet, but as soon as I do, I’ll update this post.

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A Crawl, Walk, Run Approach To Increasing Your Analytics IQ

Revulytics

The most common barriers to achieving a more sophisticated maturity posture were an inability to adequately define data and analytics strategy, lack of value from projects and trouble hammering out a plan for solving risk and governance issues, the Gartner survey revealed. These are among the recommended steps to support a mature data analytics posture: Formalize governance.