How to Increase and Measure Product Engagement

Userpilot

Product engagement is a key factor when it comes to a successful SaaS product. Without engagement, you’ll find it really hard to retain your users, and upsell them onto more premium price plans. How you can measure product engagement. How you can increase product engagement.

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How to Become a Product Manager

Product Management Unpacked

Exploring how to become a Product Manager? The role of Product Manager is one of the top ten hardest-to-fill jobs across the entire information technology sector, which makes them among the highest paid too. Undoubtedly, you’ve concluded that you’ll be in high demand.

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How to Onboard New Users – The Aaron Krall Way

Userpilot

A lot of subscription-based businesses are struggling with their trial-to-paid conversions, user activation, and user adoption. Let’s say that you get around 200 trial users every month – but you manage to convert only 20 of them. That’s a 10% trial-to-paid conversion rate.

How to Become a Product Manager with No Experience

Userpilot

Product management has grown from strength to strength in recent years, fast becoming a vital area of any SaaS company. With that in mind, we thought we’d take a look at how you can become a product manager, even if you have no previous experience. How to become a product manager.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Feature Creep: How to keep your UX project on track

TryMyUI

How can you keep your UX project from getting overwhelmed by feature creep? From startups to agencies, everyone is vulnerable to feature creep. The post Feature Creep: How to keep your UX project on track appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

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How to become a product manager: Five questions for would-be Product Managers

Product Management Unpacked

If you’re thinking about how you might become a product manager, start by asking yourself these five questions first: For more information visit ms-product-management.cmu.edu. Product Management Questions how to become a product manager questions for product managersProduct managers are made not born.

How to Use Micro-Interactions to Improve Website Experience

Usersnap

According to ThinkJar ’s customer strategy research, 86% of consumers are willing to pay more for an upgraded experience. As a product owner, UI/UX designer or a marketer, we are all working to optimize the website experience and bring in more customers. Talk to your customers.

Is Tech Ruining Kids? How to Safely Manage Screen Time

Nir Eyal

How to Safely Manage Screen Time appeared first on Nir and Far. The post Is Tech Ruining Kids? Indistractable Relationships

How to Design Products Using Behavioral Science

Mind the Product

Too often, we assume that consumers make rational decisions and take them at their word when we ask them about how they behave. How do we bridge this gap and design products based on real behaviours? If you wanted to lose weight, you would start eating less.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

“Software eating the world” creates a growing need to educate product managers.

Product Management Unpacked

Digital transformation impacts almost everything, so the demand for product management continues to increase – every day. According to McKinsey, product managers are cited as top talent priorities for CEOs. So, what are employers doing to attract and retain product managers?

A Rearview Mirror for Your Product Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

How the past can provide context for your future plans. For our recent book, Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty (O’Reilly), my co-authors C. Maybe you pounced on an opportunity to ace out a competitor or capture a large deal.

How To Be More Creative: Simple Exercises For Your Team

UX Studio

When it comes to the design process, I follow all the steps in the book. Then, I wonder: how to be more creative in a UX setting, while still putting the user first? What lies behind a creative crisis and how to avoid it. This means that users prefer your site to work the same way as all the other sites they already know. Design for patterns to which users are accustomed.” How to be more creative while still putting user needs first.

How to Reduce the Product Backlog Size

Roman Pichler

To use this technique to make your product backlog smaller, create a separate backlog for the new product and move the unbundled features from the old to the new product backlog. Your second option is to limit the scope of your backlog. Split the Product Backlog.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

How to Master Hard Skills Quickly with “Ultralearning”

Nir Eyal

The post How to Master Hard Skills Quickly with “Ultralearning” appeared first on Nir and Far. Productivity

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How to Spot a Partial Product Manager

Mind the Product

I’ve categorized some common types of partial product managers to make it easier to identify and fix gaps. Without enough customer involvement and design thinking, product management ends up documenting requirements for features that may or may not lead to desirable outcomes.

How to Write Fewer Requirements

Ask Benny

Free your time to be more strategic Requirements are overrated In Are Requirements Overrated and Your Role is not to Write Requirements I explained why writing requirements should be a minimal task. When working with a good team you actually want to Make yourself “Redundant”.

How to manage time effectively

Lead on Purpose

A common response—when you ask somebody for their help or their input—is “I don’t have enough time.” This is an interesting response given that we all have the same amount of time – 24 hours in a day. When someone … Continue reading → Purpose entrepreneur productivity time management

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

This is How to Repair a Toxic Work Culture

Nir Eyal

The post This is How to Repair a Toxic Work Culture appeared first on Nir and Far. Productivity

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Your Passion is Your Greatest Asset, Learn How to Harness It

Lead on Purpose

Your passion is your greatest asset, learn how to share it Continue reading → Knowledge Purpose ambitions courage creativity entrepreneur experience grit passion

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How to create product vision

Lead on Purpose

One of the key elements of a successful product management organization is creating the vision for your products—the ‘why’ that drives their purchase and the factors that make them successful in their markets. When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadership

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How to ramp up your Customer Support team using Intercom

Inside Intercom

If you don’t have a process or tools in place to help scale your support team, you’ll be reinventing the wheel each time you onboard a teammate – redirecting precious time and resources away from the customers you should be helping.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

How to Evaluate and Create Great Product Management Teams

280 Group

where we’ll tackle what it takes to create great teams in more detail. In fact, Product Managers are more likely to have meetings with folks outside of product management as inside it. As Product Managers, here are examples of meetings where we all wander in to address a topic.

Using Slack: How To Be Distraction Free Like It’s Builders

Nir Eyal

The post Using Slack: How To Be Distraction Free Like It’s Builders appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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How to Write Fewer Requirements

Ask Benny

Free your time to be more strategic Requirements are overrated In Are Requirements Overrated and Your Role is not to Write Requirements I explained why writing requirements should be a minimal task. When working with a good team you actually want to Make yourself “Redundant”.

How to Master Innovation (without the) Labs

Mind the Product

There are trade-offs associated with each option; Partnership – offers the shortest time to market, limited impact on internal resources and provides the lowest switching cost. However, organisations often fail to build successful internal innovation functions.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste. However, as software leaders, we often find that as we go to implement these approaches, we feel stuck.

How to find your WHY

Lead on Purpose

A key focus of this blog—from its beginning—has been purpose. Leading on purpose, working with purpose; doing things intentionally, doing things for the right reason. Though topics have led in various directions, the core focus has been purpose. A word … Continue reading → Market-driven Purpose Simon Sinek Stories why

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Here Is How to Practice Stillness and Increase Focus

Nir Eyal

The post Here Is How to Practice Stillness and Increase Focus appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection

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How to Avoid Market Feedback Traps

Mind the Product

If you were to ask me whether you, as a product manager , should you always listen to market feedback? Henry Ford is famously quoted as eschewing market feedback by saying that if he’d listened to his customers, they’d have asked for faster horses.

Learn How To Avoid Distraction In A World That Is Full Of It

Nir Eyal

The post Learn How To Avoid Distraction In A World That Is Full Of It appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings. According to the.