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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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.

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.

Are Product Management Industry Surveys Biased?

DevelopmentCorporate

Annual product management industry surveys are always fascinating. We'll explore seven popular product management industry surveys from 2018 and 2019 for statistical significance and potential bias. The post Are Product Management Industry Surveys Biased?

How Levels.fyi Brought Salary Transparency to the Tech Industry

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Demand for employees in tech is at an all-time high and as more traditional industries become tech-enabled the demand will only increase. Jacob interviews Zuhayeer , co-founder of Levels.fyi, to discuss careers in tech, launching MVPs, and negotiating salaries.

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

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.

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.

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.

Are Industry Conferences Useful for Product Managers?

ProductCraft Debates

You know your industry is on fire when there are more conferences going on than you can possibly attend. The post Are Industry Conferences Useful for Product Managers? Well, you could quit your job and just conference hop; you might learn a lot. But you also might suffer from best-practice poisoning. Is it worth it to miss a day of work (or two, or three). appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo

Hang out with productboard at INDUSTRY Global 2019!

ProductBoard

The productboard team is going to be at INDUSTRY: The Product Conference from September 23-25th in Cleveland, and we’d love to meet you! INDUSTRY is the premier annual conference for software product managers.

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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.

Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Driving Innovation in a Fast-Growing Industry: The Importance of Organizational Collaboration

Sequent Learning

Succeeding in product management and innovation while our industries and markets are changing around us is something we deal with every day. The second industry we work with is roofing contractors. Our founding team are very experienced in one of our core industries, in insurance.

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.

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?

A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

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

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.

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.

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.

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

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.

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.

3 Industry Leaders Share What it Takes to Be a Product Manager

BrainStation Product Management

Depending on the organization, industry, and type of product, the details of a PM role will vary. Our panelists confirmed this – as all are working for different organizations, occupying different industries, and creating products for different users. “I’m The post 3 Industry Leaders Share What it Takes to Be a Product Manager appeared first on BrainStation Blog.

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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 […].

The Birth of Customer Centric from Agriculture to Industrial to Customer Centric: New Ideas and Concepts for the Customer Centric Revolution

Spice Catalyst

The Birth of Customer Centric from Agriculture to Industrial to Customer Centric: New Ideas and Concepts for the Customer Centric Revolution.

How a NYC Exec (and BrainStation Alum) is Changing the Office Furniture Industry

BrainStation Product Management

For more than a century, the office furniture industry has worked the same way: Companies have had to navigate furniture dealers, unclear pricing, large markups, and a complicated delivery and installation process. I was working at a large fund in a very traditional industry at the time.

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.

As the consumer revolution reshapes industries, how can brands build for the future?

AlphaHQ

The whims of millennials are challenging established industries and forcing traditional brands to scramble. In an always-on, device-centric industrial era, new tools like the Alpha User Insights Platform help inform product development strategies.

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.