Requirements, Roadmaps & Rollouts: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, February 2017

Proficientz

In this issue we cover everything from requirements to roadmaps to rollouts. And for the first time in five years, Proficientz is offering a public training workshop – How to Create a Strategic Portfolio Roadmap, March 28th in Atlanta. Five Reasons You Need a Strategic Portfolio Roadmap. The post Requirements, Roadmaps & Rollouts: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, February 2017 appeared first on Proficientz.

Obsessing Over Customer Success, Demo Techniques and Web Lead Generation: The B2B Product Manager Magazine, March 2017

Proficientz

The March 2017 Issue of The B2B Product Manager Magazine is now available. And don’t miss the opportunity to learn a paint-by-numbers approach for creating a strategic portfolio roadmap that will keep all product roadmaps on course to a more lucrative destination. How to Create a Strategic Portfolio Roadmap , March 28th in Atlanta.

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B2B Product Manager Magazine February 2020

Proficientz

The B2B Product Manager Magazine February 2020. Product Release Schedule vs. Roadmap. Join our mailing list and get the monthly magazine delivered directly to your inbox. The post B2B Product Manager Magazine February 2020 appeared first on Proficientz. This month we turn the spotlight on techniques for identifying higher value targets using personas and market segments, and the role of the solutions manager.

Carbon Neutral Roadmaps – Chris Adams on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

The Beam Magazine and podcast. The post Carbon Neutral Roadmaps – Chris Adams on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product.

How to Maintain Good Roadmapping Habits

ProductPlan

Magazine, 80% of us fall short of the goals we set each January 1. But if you set a goal to improve your product roadmapping habits, letting that resolution slide can also harm your product, your company, and your career. In this post, we’ll discuss some habits that will help you keep your roadmap more accurate, up to date, and useful all year long. First, though, a few words on why developing these roadmap habits is so essential to the success of your products.

How Product Marketing Roadmaps Drive Sales | Shifting Market, Shifting Strategy | Agile: We’ve Come Full Circle

Proficientz

The B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2018 is now available. This month we explore the value of a product marketing roadmap to sales. It’s not a staple in most B2B organizations but it’s just as important to your near-term revenue as a product roadmap is to your longer-term growth. The Value of a Product Marketing Roadmap: It’s Like Deep-Sea Fishing for Sales. Join our mailing list and get the B2B Product Manager Magazine delivered right to your inbox.

6 Ways for Product Managers to Manage their Time Off (and Still Drive their Roadmap Forward)

ProductPlan

Magazine , researchers examined the midbrain area called the SN/VTA. Try a review of the sprint backlog, product backlog, and/or product roadmap. Time Magazine cited a study that found more than 60% of people work remotely during their vacation. The post 6 Ways for Product Managers to Manage their Time Off (and Still Drive their Roadmap Forward) appeared first on. Product Management Roadmaps CareerProduct managers receive a lot of advice.

Power Up: Three Ways to Increase Your Product Leadership Power

Roman Pichler

Do regular research, attend trade shows and conferences, and consult journals, magazines, and user forums, for example. You may want to combine reviewing the market development together with the product performance in form of regular strategy and roadmap review meetings (as I discuss in more detail in my book Strategize ). Increase Your Referent Power. Your first power source is your ability to influence others based on your personality and interpersonal skills.

The T-Shaped Product Manager

Roman Pichler

Strategic skills include the ability to develop an effective product strategy , actionable roadmap , and working business model. Ask yourself, for example, how much you know about creating and validating a product strategy, about product roadmapping, and business model development. Do you know when and how to review, adjust, and change your product roadmap? Balancing Specific and Generic Skills.

Improve Customer Experience in SaaS with a Little Homework (15 Must Read/Watch Resources in 2020)

Usersnap

Google’s Head of Retail Tom Bartley calls it “a smart and scalable roadmap to actionable changes that every business can leverage to succeed with one of the world’s largest growth markets.”. Customer Experience Magazine. Customer Experience Magazine is an online magazine providing industry news, blogs, reports, and more. Customer experience, or CX, is critical in today’s user-centered market.

Slides, Highlights, and Notes from Business of Software USA Conference 2018

Business of Software Conference

Rich Mironov – What To Do About Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions. Bruce McCarthy – Roadmaps Relaunched. Day One Takeaways From The Business Of Software Conference – Abby Sorensen, Software Executive Magazine. Business of Software Conference USA 2018: What You Missed – Abby Sorensen, Software Executive Magazine. Business of Software Conference USA 2018 – Some Highlights.

A Day in the Life of Prad Patel, Product Manager at Trinity Mirror

Mind the Product

Prad Patel is the product manager of video experience in Trinity Mirror, one of the UK’s largest newspaper, magazine and digital publishers. Roadmaps play two main functions for Prad. Presenting the roadmap to different internal groups takes up a big part of his time but provides valuable feedback, he says. People can ask questions on specific items and their value in the roadmap.

Innovation, SaaS, and Enterprise: Announcing the First Three Speakers for #mtpcon London!

Mind the Product

His work has appeared, or been mentioned, in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Guardian, Wired magazine, Forbes, USA Today, Wired, Fast Company, National Public Radio, The Huffington Post and other media. Learn product roadmapping, user story mapping, how to run user research, achieve Product/Market Fit, run product discovery, and more – watch this space as we release the workshops soon!

Twas the Night Before Product Launch; Product Management Implications of Moving From On-Premises to SaaS; Product Management Planning for 2019

Good Product Manager

And marketers with personas, and I with my roadmap. To read more, or get these in real-time, join the 9300+ others who follow me at @jefflash : A product manager saying they are too busy with internal meetings to spend time with customers is like a doctor saying they are too busy with picking out the magazines for their waiting room to spend time with patients. Maybe you need a better way of documenting and communicating your roadmaps. Twas the Night Before Product Launch.

33 Amazing Articles Every Product Manager Must Read

Hutwork

Magazine reports that most CEOs read at least a book a week, and this doesn’t include blogs, articles, podcasts, and videos they devour, too. 9 Dear Product Roadmap, I’m Breaking Up with You. He discusses the top roadmap challenges according to product managers and then helps you understand what you can do to overcome them. #10 Many entrepreneurs and product managers write about the skills they brought to the table and those they learned along the way.

What are the major product management trends heading into 2018?

AlphaHQ

The vast majority of digital product managers set product roadmaps and write user stories. Instead, Medium and Mind The Product grew even more in popularity, extending their utter domination of business magazines as sought after sources of best practices in product management. (We Every year, we survey 150+ digital product managers to benchmark and highlight their activities, preferences, and perceptions.

What are the major product management trends heading into 2018?

AlphaHQ

The vast majority of digital product managers set product roadmaps and write user stories. Instead, Medium and Mind The Product grew even more in popularity, extending their utter domination of business magazines as sought after sources of best practices in product management. (We

What are the major product management trends heading into 2018?

AlphaHQ

The vast majority of digital product managers set product roadmaps and write user stories. Instead, Medium and Mind The Product grew even more in popularity, extending their utter domination of business magazines as sought after sources of best practices in product management. (We

9 Great Podcasts for Product Managers

BrainStation Product Management

Deemed the “best business podcast on startup life” by Fortune Magazine, this show promises to take listeners behind the curtain to hear real entrepreneurs pitch real investors for real money. Lifelong education is a reality for Product Managers – in fact, BrainStation’s 2019 Digital Skills Survey found that more than 66 percent of product professionals participate in workshops, online courses, and in-person courses to stay on top of a profession that keeps changing.

How do you kill a bad product idea?

AlphaHQ

When you look at your roadmap, how confident are you that the products and features on it will be successful? Furthermore, how confident are you that there aren’t better opportunities that you may be missing out on as a result of focusing only on what’s on your roadmap?

How do you kill a bad product idea?

AlphaHQ

When you look at your roadmap, how confident are you that the products and features on it will be successful? Furthermore, how confident are you that there aren’t better opportunities that you may be missing out on as a result of focusing only on what’s on your roadmap?

Five Essential Steps for Getting into IoT Product Management

Mind the Product

The experience of understanding and validating users’ needs, creating a business case, defining and prioritizing requirements, building roadmaps, working with engineering, managing up and more – these are all skills you can put to work immediately in IoT. Find publications (blogs, magazines, podcasts, etc.) You want to get into IoT product management, but where do you start? What skills do you need? Which companies are working on IoT today?

The tools we use: Challenging dogma in the design process

Inside Intercom

The video operator for the demo was a guy named Stewart Brand , who among other things published a magazine at the time called the Whole Earth Catalog. The magazine’s slogan was “Access to tools.”. And then individual teams have roadmaps, six-week cycle goals, and weekly goals. Just like a product team, we have a roadmap with problem statements, we have cycle goals, we have weekly goals, we have a backlog of items.

How do you kill a bad product idea?

AlphaHQ

When you look at your roadmap, how confident are you that the products and features on it will be successful? Furthermore, how confident are you that there aren’t better opportunities that you may be missing out on as a result of focusing only on what’s on your roadmap? When we surveyed 140 product managers, 1 in 2 said that their C-suite has direct input for what goes on the roadmap. The aspirational roadmap.

Even More Amazing Speakers for #mtpcon London 2017

Mind the Product

His work has appeared, or been mentioned, in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Guardian, Wired magazine, Forbes, USA Today, Wired, Fast Company, National Public Radio, The Huffington Post and other media. Learn product roadmapping, user story mapping, how to run user research, achieve Product/Market Fit, run product discovery, and more – get your workshop tickets now!

“Oops, I Did A Marketing” | Shawn Anderson & Shane Corellian, PDQ.com | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

When you would open up these awesome glossy print magazines – in 2007 and 8 there were a ton of them – and there was one in particular that was widely read by Windows administrators and you saw these full-page glossies. The same ad campaigns would go over multiple magazines over multiple years. Ours was in the back of the magazine on a third of a page with two other ads stacked on top of it. And the magazine was never opened and I was just heartbroken.

Top 15 Podcasts for Busy Product Managers

Hutwork

One of the most popular podcasts is “ Discovering the Roadmap to a Better Future. The magazine’s editor Jacqueline Detwiler hosts a rotating cast of individuals who answers the toughest questions and offer tips for being smart about life. Most product managers we know are extremely busy. If you’re wondering how you can find time to read a new product management book, there might be a better way to stay abreast of tips, trends, and ideas. Podcasts.

Making the jump

Product Manager in Heels

I have been researching the topic and have a few helpful resources: Inc Magazine: Director Product Management Pragmatic Marketing: Product Manager Not suprisingly, there is a lot of overlap. Next May I'll officially be complete with my MBA from Babson College , which means it's time to start thinking about my next career move.

10 Ways to Utilize Customer Advocacy in Your Business

Usersnap

You can use this information to iterate on your product roadmap and brand mission. She enjoys speaking at public events and writing posts for online magazines and blogs, such as Essay Roo. No matter what type of business you’re in, you have to deal with customers. They are, after all, the foundation of your business, without which you would have no business at all. Putting a heavy focus on customer needs will help you in many ways, one of which is to create strong customer advocacy.

Say No With Confidence: How To Tell The Great Ideas From The Merely Good | Bruce McCarthy, Product Culture | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

Also I wrote this book on product roadmaps. And in it one of the most popular topics is prioritization because if you’re not going to put everything on your roadmap will you need to decide what are you going to put. And even if you are going to put everything on your roadmap which is not uncommon you need to decide what you’re going to work on first. It’s biased by recency – the guy I talked to yesterday or the magazine article I just read.

The Ultimate List of Product Leaders You Must Follow (UPDATED)

The Product Coalition

Magazine. Roman is the author of three books, including Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age and Agile Product Management with Scrum , and he writes a popular blog for product professionals. Who are the best product managers? Check out the ultimate list of famous product managers you must follow to get the latest product news and inspiration. Everyone who ever wanted to leave a mark on the world had figures to look up to.

From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding

Inside Intercom

The closest thing is browsing a magazine, which are monthly subscriptions. That’s all about keeping someone engaged and building a roadmap for the coming years of features to better serve the customer – that’s actually where everyone spends the majority of their time, but it’s further down the funnel from what customers go through initially. If your product is to survive and your business is to grow, improving your user onboarding must always be top of mind.

Advice for up and coming Product Managers

All About Product Management

I received a phone call at the beginning of the year from PM magazine. Create you own personal roadmap (that clearly identifies your career aspirations) show it to your line manager at the beginning of the year and ask for their input and advice on how to progress. They wanted to interview me on my thoughts on how young members of a product team could grow in their careers. The questions they asked along with my answers are as follows: 1.

Get Ready for MTP Engage Hamburg 2018

Mind the Product

Roadmapping (with C. Image courtesy of Bernd Westphal / Art Magazin. On April 19 & 20 the second edition of MTP Engage will take place in Hamburg. We’ve been really happy with the positive feedback we received for this year’s premiere – it’s great to know so many people took so much away from the event. Here’s a video with some impressions from this year’s event: What to expect for 2018.

How Sprout Social increased retention with customer-centric marketing

Inside Intercom

As brand strategist Maria Ross points out in her analysis for Entrepreneur magazine , taking the time to put yourself in your customers’ shoes can give your company a powerful competitive advantage and lead to greater sales and stronger loyalty. For a lot of our strategic roadmap planning we decide: 1. When sales and marketing are on the same page, you can develop an effective roadmap for your product, your market and your soon-to-be happy customers.

Positioning For Growth: How To Make Complex Products Obviously Awesome | April Dunford, Ambient Strategy | BoS USA 2019

Business of Software Conference

But interestingly it changed everything on the back end to it completely changed our roadmap because we thought about ourselves differently. Different features, different roadmap, different pricing. April Dunford, Founder, Ambient Strategy.