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How data informs design intuition


This insight can help me make informed design trade-offs. This insight informed our recent release so users can create a cohort directly from a funnel, which is a sequence of steps they are already tracking. The post How data informs design intuition appeared first on Mixpanel.

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Product Planning, Information Persistence, & Product Lifetime

Johanna Rothman

I suspect the first question is how much change do you need in your product, not how good your information is, or how much planning you need. How Long Does Your Information Have Value? If your information changes fast, it has low persistence.

How to Stay Informed Without Losing Your Mind

Nir Eyal

I told myself that I was staying informed, that this was […]. The post How to Stay Informed Without Losing Your Mind appeared first on Nir and Far. Around the election, in a desperate search for answers about our nation’s future, I found myself scrolling, reading, and watching everything I could. I was trapped in an endless pull-to-refresh cycle of consuming more news, tweets, posts, and videos than was good for me.

API Analytics: The Ultimate Guide to Grow Your Platform Business

Sales and Marketing Metrics That Can Help Inform Your Roadmap


Read more » The post Sales and Marketing Metrics That Can Help Inform Your Roadmap appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. Product professionals, whether they work at a startup or an enterprise, tend to ignore a goldmine of readily available quantitative data.

Are You Data-driven, Data-informed or Data-inspired?


Have you noticed recently an increase in the usage of the terms ‘data-driven’, ‘data-informed’, and ‘data-inspired’ around your office? What does data-inspired actually mean and how is it different from being data-informed? Are you data-informed? When to be data-informed.

Q&A with Tim Herbig on How to Build Data-Informed Products


In his webinar, experienced B2C and B2B product leader Tim Herbig , author of Lateral Leadership: A Practical Guide for Agile Product Management , shows how to be a data-informed product manager. You distinguish between being “data-informed” vs. “data-driven.”

UX Case Study: an information architectural redesign project

UX Studio

In this project, we redesigned the information architecture of the cloud-based permission system for Hungary’s best-known architectural design software. Redesigning information architecture in UX projects can come with risks. no information that they could revoke a denial of access).

Are You Data-Driven or Data-Informed?

Johanna Rothman

One person gave me a new saying about metrics (at the end, during the Q&A): Are you data-driven or data-informed? If you want the ability to replan you use data to inform your next steps. Note: data-informed does not mean you don’t create broad-stroke plans, such as roadmaps and gross estimates. And, I use the data about my cycle time to inform my replanning. (I I use my data to inform me about my pace. The post Are You Data-Driven or Data-Informed?

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

As more users have relevant information at their ingertips to book lights, purchase. to update information from within the. authentication and authorization information. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough.

How Lemonade flipped the insurance model and became a unicorn through a data-informed culture


With 95 percent of Lemonade’s employees accessing Mixpanel every day, they all have data informed proof points for what they should care about and prioritize. The post How Lemonade flipped the insurance model and became a unicorn through a data-informed culture appeared first on Mixpanel.



A MESS OF INFORMATION. Everyone is on the same page, which allows for a quick and informed turn around. The post THE DATA AESTHETIC: HOW DESIGN INFORMS DECISION-MAKING appeared first on Izenda. For most product managers, their positions tend to stretch across many different departments. With a hand in sales, IT, and marketing, making quick and important decisions may seem daunting.

How can split tests inform product decisions and prioritize roadmaps?


Your data is much more informative when it compares alternatives rather than absolute values. The post How can split tests inform product decisions and prioritize roadmaps?

Lemonade at MAU: One Unicorn’s Take on Building a Data Informed Culture


With 95 percent of Lemonade’s employees accessing Mixpanel every day, they all have data informed proof points for what they should care about and prioritize. The post Lemonade at MAU: One Unicorn’s Take on Building a Data Informed Culture appeared first on Mixpanel.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

When we need to update the information in the dashboard, we don’t like having to leave. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators.

Capture the Flag (CTF): the game for developers to learn information security


To gain experience in information security without putting your product at risk, we’d like to introduce you to a game called Capture the Flag (CTF). CTF is an information security competition with three popular types of challenges: jeopardy, attack-defense, and mixed.

Why IT Teams Benefit from a Product Management Viewpoint

280 Group

Product Management Information Technology ITRefocusing the Lens. Yet another call from an IT team asking if we can help them transition from a project-focused view to a product-focused view of their work.

System Thinking for Product Managers by Johanna Kollmann

Mind the Product

Once you’ve understood and modelled your system, Johanna gives three examples of methods for introducing change, complete with real-world examples: Changing how Information Flows Within a System. More Information.

Tree Testing 101: A User Researcher’s Guide


Tree testing allows you to test the findability of content on a website or app by asking participants to find a specific piece of content from the information architecture (IA). Information Architecture Optimization User Experience Research UserZoom Education Series UX 101

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

informed decisions. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

What is a click test and why should it be part of your UX toolkit?


For instance… Behavioural questions include: Where would you expect to click to find the information you’re looking for? Click testing is great for making better, more informed design decisions when developing a new page or product.

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How to Disassemble Robots

Lead on Purpose

All of these movies have one thing in common: they focus on the concept of transhumanism—the idea that technological innovation can help us … Continue reading → Innovation Techology Communication employee morale informationGuest post by Amy Blankson Have you ever seen The Matrix, Terminator, Minority Report or Ex Machina?

Process Is Being Told What to Do by Someone Who Has Less Information than You

First Round Review

As companies grow, process tends to slow things down. Follow these steps from Instagram's Director of Product to stay lean

UXspresso with Deckchair: You are not your user


TryMyUI UXspresso Information Architecture Usability Testing User Testing UX AgencyTryMyUI helped UX consultancy Deckchair boost their client's revenue by 147% after usability testing showed that users weren't using their site in the way they expected. The post UXspresso with Deckchair: You are not your user appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Use this information. 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. 3 Packaging Decision Framework Overview.4

It’s About The Destination, Not Just the Journey: Why Content Is As Important As Navigation And What You Can Do About It


Information Architecture Optimization User Experience ResearchThe post It’s About The Destination, Not Just the Journey: Why Content Is As Important As Navigation And What You Can Do About It appeared first on UserZoom.

Effective Product Psychology & Design – Jerome Ribot (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

” – and highlights a few simple techniques to help people take in and understand complex information. We generally find it much easier to understand and retain information if it is linked to some kind of visual cue.

Email Communication Etiquette for Product Managers

The Accidental Product Manager

Project managers have a lot of information to communicate, and this needs to be done in a clear way. With this information, you are far more likely to get things done in the way that you have envisioned. It is important when you are doing so that you are transparent with the information that you are giving and professional. Communication coworkers customer email formality information mockups tasksHow should product managers use email? Image Credit: William Iven.

Launch Your Product Management Career

Product Management Unpacked

The role of product manager is one of the top 10 hardest-to-fill jobs in the entire information technology sector, so expect to be well compensated for your effort. Landing a job in product management requires specialized learning, real-world experience and one year of your time. Product Management Career

Project Analytics: Visibility that Aids Risk Management

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Just as you use data from the customer to inform your solutions, transparency during the building of those solutions is critical for making better risk mitigation decisions. Product Managers face changes that put delivery at risk.

Report templates for less status meetings

Folding Burritos

High-level information-passing is about informing others about our goals’ status and progress, creating alignment. Low-level information-passing is about keeping other updated about our work in progress and releases, so they’re able to do their jobs with more efficiency.

Optimizing internal product communications

Folding Burritos

The cross-functional nature of what we do means that we have to align and inform everyone around us. But then we get asked the same thing multiple times, people don’t remember, or those that don’t ask (but should be informed) are kept out of the loop.

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 Product managers are made not born. Product Management Questions how to become a product manager questions for product managers

Why No One Listens to Your Research Reports with Caitria O’Neill of Google


How to create research reports that are engaging, informative, and actionable

Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

The Skills It Takes To Become a Product Manager

Product Management Unpacked

For more information visit To become a great Product Manager, takes a lot of skills — business acumen, technical smarts and emotional intelligence. Many parts will go into your making.

Why do B2B Product teams need Technographic Intelligence?


Better business intelligence that offers strategic value can help teams and businesses make more informed decisions. The insights and business intelligence from technographics can prove to be extremely valuable to multiple teams within an organization.

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Listen to Understand: Listening Practices for Product People

Roman Pichler

We obtain partial or selected pieces of information, which can cause us to draw the wrong conclusions and get the wrong end of the stick. Being attentive increases the chances that you receive all the information and take in everything the individual says.

Product Camp Boston 2015 Sessions!

Product Manager in Heels

For those of you looking for information on Product Camp Boston 2015 at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, take a look ! PCampBoston. product camp

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM