Lessons Learned in 33 Years in the Software Industry

bpma ProductHub

Seth Godin on Making Software Seth Godin spoke at Business of Software Conference USA last year to share some of the many lessons that he has learned in his 33 years in the software industry. You can watch the talk or read a transcript here. This year, Business of Software Conference USA is in Boston,… Product Marketing Community Product Management Resources Feedback research Usability Design Communication Innovation Product Strategy B2B B2C Software

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Sept 24/25, Cleveland: INDUSTRY Conference

Mironov Consulting

What: INDUSTRY Conference. Where: Cleveland, OH. When: Sept 24-25 (with workshops on Sept 23rd). Registration. This conference’s theme is “Build, launch & scale world-class software products.”

How (Industrial) Hardware Is Different from (B2B) Software

Mironov Consulting

But I’ve been working with several clients who build long-lived industrial hardware — and whose core operating assumptions can make it difficult to add revenue software products to their portfolio. Serious industrial companies build serious long-lived industrial equipment.

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The Manufacturer’s Journey to Industry 4.0

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Throughout history, technological advances have served as catalysts for meaningful societal changes, particularly in the industrial world. Steam engines sparked the first industrial revolution. Electricity was the major pillar of the second industrial revolution. Then, computers empowered a whole range of automation, sparking the third industrial revolution. The post The Manufacturer’s Journey to Industry 4.0

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

IoT World Conference and the State of the IoT Industry

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Get an inside look at the state of the IoT industry, as reflected in the IoT World conference and expo last week. The post IoT World Conference and the State of the IoT Industry appeared first on TechProductManagement.

How Industrial IoT is Reshaping the Energy Sector

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

In this episode of IoT Product Leadership, we explore how Industrial IoT is reshaping the energy sector in a conversation with Susan Peterson-Sturm, Digital Lead of Power Generation and Water in the Industrial Automation Division of ABB.

From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding

Inside Intercom

Shaun Clowes: It never ceases to amaze me how much time we as a industry spend optimizing our acquisition tactics to acquire a huge bunch of people. The post From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding appeared first on Inside Intercom.

10 Product Industry Influencers You Should Be Following

Gainsight

Follow this Product industry influencer: LinkedIn | Twitter | Blog. Follow this Product industry influencer: LinkedIn | Twitter | Blog. Follow this Product industry influencer: LinkedIn | Twitter | Blog. Follow this Product industry influencer: LinkedIn | Blog.

4 digital products disrupting their industries

The Product Coalition

Product management is seen by some as providing a service via a digital platform to a consumer, however there are many brands going above and beyond this basic principal and disrupting their industries completely.

Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

You'll learn: The definitions of common industry terms including predictive analytics, advanced analytics, and more. Predictive analytics is an increasingly common buzzword with many forms. It seems everyone has their own take on what it is and which best practices and business benefits apply.

Dublin, 15 April: Organizational Challenge of Enterprise Roadmapping (INDUSTRY)

Mironov Consulting

What: INDUSTRY Product conference. INDUSTRY brings together top product thinkers and doers. Talk: “The Organizational Challenge of Enterprise Roadmapping”. When: 15-17 April 2019. Where: Dublin Castle/The Printworks, Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. Registration.

Does Your Financial Analyst Need Industry-Specific Experience?

The Product Coalition

Whether you’re looking to onboard or outsource a Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) professional, the fact remains: if they don’t understand your business, your industry’s pain points, and your competitive landscape, you won’t be getting the best possible advice.

What the Amazon Beta Testing Ads Say About the CV Industry

Centercode

But while the Amazon Beta Testing Program (or this celebrity version) is make-believe, the company itself and other industry leaders are calling attention to their real customer testing efforts. The post What the Amazon Beta Testing Ads Say About the CV Industry appeared first on Centercode.

Three Reasons to Shift From Horizontal Products to Industry Solutions

Proficientz – Product Management University

Making the shift from horizontal products to industry solutions boils down to differentiation…not just the marketing and messaging variety but adding product capabilities specific to key industry segments that deliver exponentially more value than generic one-size-fits-all products or services. Industry solutions, however, address needs that are specific to one or more industry segments. Wealth made simple: news and articles from IRC Wealth.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

with the overwhelming task of winning back frustrated customers or winning over new ones—which, depending on your industry, can be anywhere from five to 25 times more expensive than retaining. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features.

Decentralized Apps (DApps): Will They Transform The Mobile App Development Industry?

The Product Coalition

The question is, though, whether or not they’ll be able to transform the conventional mobile app development industry. There are various industry leaders across a broad range of industries who are on the verge of its adoption.

Realizing the Value of Industrial IoT

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Peter Bourne, CEO of Bright Wolf shares excellent insights on how Industrial firms can leverage IoT to create valuable outcomes, and the role Product Managers play in supporting companies through their digital transformation. The post Realizing the Value of Industrial IoT appeared first on Daniel Elizalde.

How to Avoid the Trap of Building One-Off Features for Industrial IoT Products

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Overall, the Product […] The post How to Avoid the Trap of Building One-Off Features for Industrial IoT Products appeared first on TechProductManagement. IIoT customers often demand a fully functional, end-to-end solution.

Accessibility Testing: Tips & Best Practices From Industry Leaders

Userzoom

Learn about best practices for accessibility testing from two leading companies in their industries. Recently, two of UserZoom’s industry-leading customers came to us with a request to set up a test for users that are blind so that they could better understand, and better serve, these customers. The post Accessibility Testing: Tips & Best Practices From Industry Leaders appeared first on UserZoom.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

industry as a whole, with their leadership involved in the. 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.

Disney's PM Director on Lean Startup and the Media Industry

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Sanaz Alexander is a product manager at the Disney ABC Television Group Software Solutions team based in Burbank, CA. At Disney, she is currently working on software for Disney's broadcast operations team and streaming services and manages a team of 12 designers, developers, and QA professionals. In this Path to PM blog post, Sanaz and I discuss applying lean startup principles to media products. How did you break into product management?

From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding

Inside Intercom

Shaun Clowes: It never ceases to amaze me how much time we as a industry spend optimizing our acquisition tactics to acquire a huge bunch of people. The post From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding appeared first on Inside Intercom. If your product is to survive and your business is to grow, improving your user onboarding must always be top of mind. There are two key reasons for this.

7 Ways to Get a Product Management Job when You Lack Industry Experience

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Many Product Managers still think industry experience is unnecessary to get hired. However, as a hiring manager, I know firsthand that industry experience can make a difference when deciding between final job candidates.

Industrial IoT Spotlight – Podcast Interview with Eric Walenza

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Eric Walenza, CEO at IoTOne, conducts interviews to explore success factors and challenges in Industrial IoT markets with CEOs, investors, and experts. In this podcast episode, Eric invited me to discuss my views and approach to Industrial IoT product strategy.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Depending on your industry, acquiring a new customer can be anywhere from five to 25 times. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS. REPORT The Sixth Annual Review of Embedded. Analytics Trends and Tactics | 2018 LOGI ANALYTICS STATE OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS REPORT TABLE OF.

How TV Spielfilm uses data to stay ahead of the changing entertainment industry

Mixpanel

Thanks to a willingness to adapt and learn from their customers, TV Spielfilm has evolved along with its users and the industry. This evolution is guided by an understanding of the product, the users, and industry. In the entertainment industry, collecting the right data has always been difficult. The media and entertainment industry will continue to evolve in predictable and unpredictable ways.

Industrial IoT Spotlight – Podcast Interview with Erik Walenza

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Erik Walenza, CEO at IoTOne, conducts interviews to explore success factors and challenges in Industrial IoT markets with CEOs, investors, and experts. In this podcast episode, Erik invited me to discuss my views and approach to Industrial IoT product strategy. In this podcast interview, Erik and I discuss common challenges companies face when launching Industrial IoT […].

8 steps to craft a winning sales strategy, according to industry leaders

Inside Intercom

To help get you started, we’ve curated advice from industry leaders at and outside of Intercom. So depending on what industry you’re in, picking the wrong quadrant could leave you dead before you even start building anything at all.

How TV Spielfilm uses data to stay ahead of the changing entertainment industry

Mixpanel

Thanks to a willingness to adapt and learn from their customers, TV Spielfilm has evolved along with its users and the industry. This evolution is guided by an understanding of the product, the users, and industry. In the entertainment industry, collecting the right data has always been difficult. The media and entertainment industry will continue to evolve in predictable and unpredictable ways.

A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely.

Activation, retention and more: growth lessons from the industry’s best

Inside Intercom

In many ways, the genesis of this new book was our podcast series and the enlightening, in-depth conversations we hosted with industry leaders who’ve grown startups to many billions in revenue. It’s very low, and anyone who has worked in the industry long enough has seen this happen with email, SMS and all sorts of things for a bunch of reasons. The post Activation, retention and more: growth lessons from the industry’s best appeared first on Inside Intercom.

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Activation, retention and more: growth lessons from the industry’s best

Inside Intercom

In many ways, the genesis of this new book was our podcast series and the enlightening, in-depth conversations we hosted with industry leaders who’ve grown startups to many billions in revenue. Your business is currently doing one of two things: it’s growing, or it’s dying.

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What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution have to do with your product?

The Product Coalition

It’s been a while since I was first introduced to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its concepts. but especially the Fourth Industrial Revolution is all about speed and breadth of impact, as you will see later in this post. Industry 4.0, The Fourth Industrial Revolution (p.

IoT Product Leadership – Episode 03: Realizing the Value of Industrial IoT

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Peter Bourne, CEO of Bright Wolf shares excellent insights on how Industrial firms can leverage IoT to create valuable outcomes, and the role Product Managers play in supporting companies through their digital transformation.

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

How to Avoid the Trap of Building One-Off Features for Industrial IoT Products

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

The post How to Avoid the Trap of Building One-Off Features for Industrial IoT Products appeared first on Daniel Elizalde. IIoT customers often demand a fully functional, end-to-end solution. And, most products often fall short of “the last mile” to give these customers exactly what they need. To bridge this gap (i.e., close the deal, or satisfy an important customer) Product Teams often agree to develop one-off features for that particular customer.