Lessons Learned in 33 Years in the Software Industry

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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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What Do Industry Analysts Think About Software Analytics?


It is no surprise that we talk a lot about software usage analytics , but I thought it would be interesting to take a look and see what industry analysts are saying, too. Industry Research Product Management Usage Analytics Software Analytics

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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.”

It’s Not Just About Culture: Industrializing Customer Success


How to go beyond culture: Industrialization. The CEO went on to tell me that the next step is to “industrialize” customer success across the company. 3 Technologies to industrialize your CS org. Cisco is industrializing CS.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Six predictions for the UX and CX industries in 2020


As we wrap up another thrilling and fast-paced year in the life of the experience industry, it’s time to take a quick breath, take stock of how far we’ve come and think about what’s in store for 2020. The post Six predictions for the UX and CX industries in 2020 appeared first on UserZoom.

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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.

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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How will Blockchain affect the research industry?


The research industry is no stranger to buzzwords. So based on my experience, here’s an investigation of what Blockchain is capable of, and how I think this will affect the research industry. What does this mean for the research industry?

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.

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.

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.

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

From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding

Inside Intercom


Are Product Management Industry Surveys Biased?


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 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.

Afraid no one will take your industry survey?


While this post is certainly a shameless plug for you to take our 2020 Customer Experience Industry Survey , let’s have fun with it. You did everything right—from building a … The post Afraid no one will take your industry survey?

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Your worst UX nightmare… notions of ethics in an unethical(?) industry


In this Kafka and Kant inspired post, we consider the ethics, morality, truth, and necessity of the UX industry. industry appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. Musings TryMyUI UX Industry Bad UX Dark Design Ethics Research Unethical User Experience Design UXIs UX ethical? Is there such a thing as UX ethics? The post Your worst UX nightmare… notions of ethics in an unethical(?)

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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

The Best Product Management Quotes from Top Industry Leaders and Influencers


The post The Best Product Management Quotes from Top Industry Leaders and Influencers appeared first on Apptentive. The role of the product manager is changing faster than ever.

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Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

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. What does predictive analytics really mean? We’ll explore real-world examples of predictive in action and outline steps to help you maximize its value.

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.

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.

10 Product Industry Influencers You Should Be Following


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.

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

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

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.

Hang out with productboard at INDUSTRY Global 2019!


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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What the Amazon Beta Testing Ads Say About the CV Industry


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.

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.

To Build or Not to Build: Creating Great Products and Avoiding Overengineering

Speaker: Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder, Ridley Industries

To build, or not to build: that is the question. Join Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder of Ridley Industries, as he illustrates why, in most cases, actually building software should be the last avenue that companies explore to deliver great products. He'll explore why product development should be driven by a deep understanding of the customer's needs, their propensity to pay for a service and how much it will cost to deliver and share share strategies to avoid the problems caused by rebuilding features that are already delivered by existing services.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.