What if Other Groups set Prices

The Product Bistro

One of the most difficult part of a product manager’s job is pricing. Too low and you don’t make enough money (or leave money on the table), too high, and the product fails to take off. Getting it just right is part alchemy, part luck, and often just a bit of a guess. There are […]. product management pricing

The competitive advantage of BPMA sponsored groups

bpma ProductHub

By Lisa Sieverts – The BPMA sponsors many different groups that provide practical educational and workshop type events. The Agile Product Open meetup is one such group that is dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of product management.

Brainstorming techniques, ideas & rules for group brainstorming

Miro

Brainstorming techniques, ideas & rules for group brainstormingA comprehensive resource to help you become a strong brainstorming session facilitator. The post Brainstorming techniques, ideas & rules for group brainstorming appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro Includes brainstorming techniques, ideas, and rules to go by.Brainstorming is one of the most popular ideation techniques.

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Why Are Product Managers Moving Away From Focus Groups?

The Accidental Product Manager

Focus groups are the way that product managers used to find out how customers felt about their product Image Credit: RSNY. What’s Better Than A Focus Group? Let’s all agree on just exactly what a focus group is.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

9Packaging Decision Framework Determining Tiers Next, group each of the features from your product roadmap (represented by dots and dotted cirlces) on the framework, suggesting possibilities for structuring your analytic enhancements. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

Centercode User Group ‘19: Fresh Perspectives on Beta Testing

Centercode

That’s in part why the Centercode User Group is one of our favorite events of the year. User group attendees spent three days discussing Beta Testing in depth: their programs, processes, planning, and execution. Missed the Centercode User Group?

Women in Product Management: Soni Meinke, VP Corporate Product at Optum, a Division of United Health Group

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Soni Meinke, VP Corporate Product at Optum, a Division of United Health Group. Oftentimes I’ve been focused on roles where I sit in a core central product group that works with the broader individual product teams within the organization. Then adjusting to how the group that you engage with along the way might change.

Why are Focus Groups so Sad?

Generation Focus

Have you every participated in a focus group? Focus groups can be quite sad. Drab locations, boring surveys, and groups of respondents who obviously want to collect compensation and leave as soon as possible. So why aren't focus groups?

The 280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2016

280 Group

Here at the 280 Group we have been maintaining a Product Management blog for over a decade Every year we produce articles that we hope our readers find interesting and useful. The post The 280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2016 appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. We felt that 2016 was likely the best year yet for our Product Management Blog so we would like to share with all of you the top 10 most visited posts of the year.

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Software Equity Group 2019 Annual Report

DevelopmentCorporate

The Software Equity Group (SEG) has published their 2019 Annual Report that analyzes 2018 software M&A transactions. The post Software Equity Group 2019 Annual Report appeared first on Development Corporate.

Product Management Excellence: Data-Driven Insights into High Performance

Speaker: Jeff Lash, VP and Group Director, Product Management, SiriusDecisions

Software Equity Group Q2 2019 SaaS M&A Update

DevelopmentCorporate

The Software Equity Group has published their second quarter 2019 SaaS M&A update. The post Software Equity Group Q2 2019 SaaS M&A Update appeared first on Development Corporate. It includes information about transaction volume, valuation multiples, and a host of other topics.

Product Love Podcast: Bob Moesta, Founder and CEO of The Re-Wired Group

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love I sat down with Bob Moesta, the founder and CEO of The Re-Wired Group. The post Product Love Podcast: Bob Moesta, Founder and CEO of The Re-Wired Group appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo.

Onboarding for business: How to help groups of users find success

Inside Intercom

If you sell your product to businesses and haven’t designed your onboarding to support groups of people, you’re likely asking people to complete tasks they’re not capable of or lack the permissions to do. Designing predictable steps for unpredictable groups.

How Mixpanel CSMs Use Group Analytics to Understand User Behavior at an Account Level

Mixpanel

Now, our recently launched Group Analytics allows us to query user behavior at an aggregate level and pull together entire accounts and projects. Group Analytics is the perfect tool for Customer Success Managers to understand the performance of their accounts in their book of business.

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Scaling Decision Making: How product teams can make group decisions at scale

ProductPlan

But when you ask a group to form a consensus and make a decision together, the formula is far more complicated and the process can take much longer. As teams and companies grow, silos form and different groups start doing things their own way. It was specifically devised to help groups quickly make a decision. Decide: This is the person (or group) who makes the final decision. This includes both in person in a group setting as well as summarized in a one-page memo.

Focus groups: the importance of human psychology in design processes

Imaginary Cloud - Design

If we take the word of no less than Jonathan Ive, Apple’s senior vice president of industrial design, focus groups just ensure that you create bland products. So, in what contexts are focus groups the adequate tool, and when should you look for other options in your toolbox?

How we get our product just right with focus group tests

The Product Coalition

Pexels Essence of the Article: Focus group tests can give valuable customer feedback during development stage. Three factors are vital for success: It is important to set the right scenarios , the right focus group and the right insights to feed back into your backlog.

280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2018

280 Group

Brian Lawley, Founder of 280 Group, shares his video explaining the three crucial secrets to successful Product Management. The post 280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2018 appeared first on 280 Group.

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Software Equity Group Q1 2019 SaaS M&A Update

DevelopmentCorporate

Software Equity Group's Q1 2019 SaaS M&A update provides insights into EV/Revenue trends. The post Software Equity Group Q1 2019 SaaS M&A Update appeared first on Development Corporate. Corporate Development Product Management

TEI 178: How to create a guided directed learning group to accelerate product management in your organization – with John Spero

Product Innovation Educators

It is a study group approach you can facilitate with a group of product people in your organization. My guest calls them Group Directed Learning experiences. It is also a tool I have been using for many years with groups. 2:55] What is a self-directed learning group?

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

UserTesting

XO 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.

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

UserTesting

XO 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.

Product Management needs to tackle objections before they are raised at steering group meetings.

All About Product Management

As a product manager I need to tackle objections before they arise at the product steering group meeting so that key decisions are made in a timely fashion. Marty Cagan The product steering group is designed to do exactly what is says on the can and that’s to give a steer to product management regarding the products direction. One way to do this is to tactfully suggest the discussion continues when the group reaches the last agenda item: any other business.

The future of app onboarding is user-centric

UXCam Bluespace

Insights UI/UX Design User Onboarding app onboarding Onboarding target groupAnd unspecific onboarding will lead to uninstalls.

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How Can Product Managers Tell Customers To Not Use Their Product?

The Accidental Product Manager

Altria Group Inc. This group may not be affected by this ad campaign. Customer Altria Group Inc. Product managers face a challenge trying to get customers to not use their product Image Credit: flickr.com/volver-avanzar !!! Every product needs a product manager.

What does it take to be a great Product Manager?

bpma ProductHub

by Roger Snyder – Recently, 280 Group conducted the largest survey of its kind amongst Product Management professionals. Source: 280 Group | Product Management Skills – Benchmark Report 2019 This survey set out to better… Product Strategy

3 Ways to Apply Lean Product Management Right Away

280 Group

280 Group CEO and Founder, Brian Lawley, is once again joined by the prominent author, consultant and trainer, Greg Cohen. The post 3 Ways to Apply Lean Product Management Right Away appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

Leadership styles for directing small teams

Lead on Purpose

Leadership differs depending on the size of the group you’re leading. For most product managers, the people they lead work on different teams and the individuals they need to influence don’t report to them.

Leading with love and trust

Lead on Purpose

Leadership can be difficult to understand, to measure and to carry out, and too often the term ‘leader’ is used for someone who manages a group but doesn’t necessarily lead.

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.

Why women make great product managers

Product Management Unpacked

Marty Cagan, founder of the Silicon Valley Product Group , delivered the opening keynote to the 2016 Mind the Product Conference. The number of women in a group predicts effective problem solving abilities of the group as a whole, according to MIT, CMU and Union College research.

Assessment of Individual Product Manager Skills

280 Group

In this special video, 280 Group Founder and CEO, Brian Lawley, talks with Consultant/Trainer, Bill Haines, about an invaluable system he invented. Often times at 280 Group we’ll have managers or director or VPs come to us and they’ll want to do an assessment of their team.

Forecasting – A Product Management Task

The Product Bistro

Being at the center of the organization, Product Management is the logical focal point for this activity, even though it requires input from groups outside their control. The role of Product Management brings many responsibilities, some great, some awful, and many that are just “there” One of the “there” responsibilities is forecasting.

10 tips for new leaders

Lead on Purpose

You have a group of people who have grown accustomed to doing things a certain way. Leading a new team comes with challenges. They may or may not have liked their departing manager. You may or may not have worked … Continue reading → Leadership Learning Uncategorized motivation relationships

Featured Product Management Consultant: Leslie Bixel

280 Group

Every few months or so, we will bring you a new interview with a featured 280 Group Consultant who discusses a number of Product Management issues. The post Featured Product Management Consultant: Leslie Bixel appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

New Product Management For Dummies Book Now Available

280 Group

Our New Product Management For Dummies Book is Now Officially Available We are proud to announce the release of the brand new Product Management For Dummies book, written by Brian Lawley and Pamela Schure of the 280 Group.

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Making Better Use of Engineering Teams

bpma ProductHub

By Mark Littlewood – Business of Software hosted Marty Cagan, founder of Silicon Valley Product Group earlier this year in London for a talk based around the new edition of his book, Inspired: How to Make Tech Products Customers Love. He made six primary points on making better use of engineering teams. Provide Engineers with Full… Product Strategy

Featured Product Management Consultant Interview: Phil Burton

280 Group

Every few months or so, we will bring you a new interview with a featured 280 Group Consultant/Trainer who discusses a number of Product Management issues. The post Featured Product Management Consultant Interview: Phil Burton appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.