Work, the Future, and familiar names

The Product Bistro

In my past research, one name has come up over and over, David Autor of MIT. The way we work, and the type of work we will do is changing. Future of Work

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TEI 305: Become a product naming champ – with Alexandra Watkins

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can create product names that make people smile. Not many product managers get involved in naming products, and that is a mistake. You can be a great brainstorming resource to help Marketing or a naming consulting. . We brainstorm name ideas.

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Why Netflix didn’t follow the regular Gold, Silver styled subscription plan names from the beginning

NextBigWhat

It is quite natural for any company to follow the industry trend of naming pricing plans – after all, use the nomenclature what others are using, as customers (we hope) understand these nomenclatures quite well.

Do Company Names Drive Success?

Under 10 Consulting

Names by themselves have little or no impact on company or product success. International Business Machines is a good name but it’s too long. IBM is a terrible name. Yahoo is a terrible name. Google is a terrible name but their high-quality searching killed Yahoo. Apple is a terrible company name. A good company name is a good start, of course. You want your name to be easy to say and easy to spell.

Backlog named SaaS Awards finalist

Nulab

We at Nulab are proud to announce that Backlog was nominated and selected as a finalist in the 2020 Software-as-a-Service Awards! We are so proud to be a finalist in the “Best Project Management” category — our customers continually see our hard work, and this year, so did the SaaS Awards panel.

The Enigmatic Appeal of Project Names

Izenda

Of course you have already guessed that they are all code names given to projects, ones that eventually became well-known hardware or software. If you’ve worked for any amount of time in IT, you’ve most likely worked on a project that was given a code name. A code name separates it from regular work, making it noticeable while at the same time cloaking the specifics. And when it comes to marketing a new product, a cool project name can’t hurt either. Bad Project Names.

Backlog named SaaS Awards finalist

Nulab

We at Nulab are proud to announce that Backlog was nominated and selected as a finalist in the 2020 Software-as-a-Service Awards! We are so proud to be a finalist in the “Best Project Management” category — our customers continually see our hard work, and this year, so did the SaaS Awards panel.

Modus Create Named a Top Ten Digital Transformation Solution Company

Modus Create

Modus Create, a disruptive consulting, product strategy, and Agile development firm, announced today that it was named a ‘Top 10 Digital Transformation Solution Company’ by CIO Review for 2020.

AB Tasty Named in the Forrester EOP Wave as a Contender

AB Tasty

This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as AB Tasty Named in the Forrester EOP Wave as a Contender The results are in! AB Tasty ranked as a contender in Forrester’s Q4 2020 Experience Optimization Platforms (EOP) Wave.

Emerge named Top UX Company in the Global 2021 Clutch Leaders Matrix

Emerge Insights

Emerge, one of the world’s premier digital product agencies, has been named the top global leader in Clutch’s latest ranking on UX design services. The post Emerge named Top UX Company in the Global 2021 Clutch Leaders Matrix appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency.

An experience by any other name: 5 types of UX you need to know

TryMyUI

The post An experience by any other name: 5 types of UX you need to know appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. People talk a lot about the versatility UX designers, but what the variety of UX? Here is a list of common forms UX takes, what makes them unique, and suggestions for how to test them.

Emerge named #1 Global Leader in the 2020 Clutch Leaders Matrix for User Experience Companies

Emerge Insights

The post Emerge named #1 Global Leader in the 2020 Clutch Leaders Matrix for User Experience Companies appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency.

Product Managers Know How Valuable A Product Name Is

The Accidental Product Manager

As a product manager, you know just how important the name of your product is. We spend a great deal of time trying to come up with the right name that will match the product development definition for each of the products that we manage. Our goal is always to create a name that will capture what the product does, be memorable, and in this confusing age of the internet be unique enough that we can brand it.

What is an Epic and User Story? How to name Epics & User Stories?

The Product Coalition

Basic understanding of epics & user stories. Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». user-story-mapping agile epic jira product-management

productboard named a Rising Star on the Forbes 2018 Cloud100 and Why It Matters

ProductBoard

Yesterday we were named one of 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2018 Cloud100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.

Emerge named Global Leader in the 2019 Clutch Leaders Matrix for Enterprise App Development Companies

Emerge Insights

The post Emerge named Global Leader in the 2019 Clutch Leaders Matrix for Enterprise App Development Companies appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency. Emerge, a Digital Agency in Portland, OR, is positioned highly for Ability to Deliver in the Leaders Matrix in Clutch’s 2019 independent evaluation that compares enterprise mobile application capabilities across consulting firms, agencies and systems integrators.

Birst Named to Constellation ShortList™ for Cloud-Based Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms for 4th Straight Time

Birst BI

Today, Constellation Research , a leading technology research and advisory firm based in Silicon Valley, announced that Birst, an Infor company, for the fourth consecutive time, has been named to the Constellation ShortList for Cloud-Based Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. The post Birst Named to Constellation ShortList™ for Cloud-Based Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms for 4th Straight Time appeared first on Birst.

eG Innovations Named as a Top 10 Global Vendor for Continuous Application Performance Management

eG Innovations

We are proud to announce that eG Innovations’ flagship monitoring solution, eG Enterprise , was named among the top 10 CAPM tools in the 2019 Vendor Selection Matrix™ for CAPM. eGInnovations is named as a Top 10 Global Vendor for Continuous Application Performance Management by #ResearchInAction in the 2019 CAPM Vendor Section Matrix. The post eG Innovations Named as a Top 10 Global Vendor for Continuous Application Performance Management appeared first on eG Innovations.

A Snippet by Any Other Name is Just an Entry

dscout People Nerds

A simpler lexicon for a simpler first-time user experience

Let’s Abandon Customers and Users

Mironov Consulting

Then chose some more specific names and stick with them. </soapbox> Market Thinking Organizations Product Management Requirements clarity customers labels market focus naming usersI spend a lot of time sifting through documents, positioning and stories – trying to figure out who we’re talking about. As a product manager, I think it’s my obligation to bring clarity and precision to discussions… so talking generically about customers or users can be exasperating.

Centercode Named Finalist in 2019-20 Cloud Awards

Centercode

The post Centercode Named Finalist in 2019-20 Cloud Awards appeared first on Centercode. Laguna Hills, CA.

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Imaginary Cloud Named Top B2B Company in Portugal

Imaginary Cloud - Design

With all of the emerging technology trends the development world has to offer these days, it’s often challenging to find a solution that could work for you and your business that’s worth the investment. It’s important to know your specific needs and understand what your customers value, overall. Whether it’s a sleek user interface for your main website, a convenient app for your services, or an innovative CRM to manage your customers, top notch development work is a must.

Alex Osterwalder and Rita McGrath Named Top 5 Business Thinkers in 2019

Business of Software Conference

The post Alex Osterwalder and Rita McGrath Named Top 5 Business Thinkers in 2019 appeared first on Business of Software USA. Never the smartest in the room… They say if you are the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room. The lovely thing about Business of Software Conference is that you are likely to be surrounded by some extremely smart people but as I am likely to be there, you don’t run the risk of being the dumbest.

2021 Product Conferences

Product Talk

We are starting to pull together our 2021 conference list. A lot has changed in the world since we last published our 2020 conference list. Due to COVID-19, many of the events on our list had to shift to virtual events. We expect the same will happen in 2021. Nevertheless, we are finding that conference organizers are getting better at offering compelling online events. Even though we may not be able to meet in person, we suspect many of these events will be worth checking out.

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2020 Product Conferences

Product Talk

We are starting to pull together our 2020 conference list. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a product conference that is not on the list and you think it should be, please feel free to recommend it in the comments or send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. We’ll also keep updating this list as we hear about more events. For 2020, I haven’t decided which conferences I’ll be attending or presenting at, but I’ll update this post once that changes.

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Thank God, We Are Not a Flat Org Anymore

StudioTeam

We named this new position the Studio Lead. Our team was like magic. Every Friday we sat down for an hour to our usual how-we-work ritual, when the six of us discussed how we should do things at work.

2019 Product Conferences

Product Talk

We are starting to pull together our 2019 conference list. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a product conference that is not on the list and you think it should be, please feel free to recommend it in the comments or send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. I haven’t decided what events I’ll be attending in 2019 yet, but as soon as I do, I’ll update this post. We’ll also keep updating this list as we hear about more events.

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Product Validation In A Real-Life Scenario: Intercept Field Study

StudioTeam

It came with a large badge – displaying our profile photo and name. Copywriting, Local names. We used a variety of names in our article, search, and map to identify locations. Can you quickly tell what these names are?

How To Improve Designer-Developer Collaboration as an External UX Team

StudioTeam

Decide on the logic, naming conventions, design system building methods early on. Keep visual hygiene (remove hidden layers), keep naming consistencies, have all elements in the design system as components with the right styles, remove unused styles.

Managing Product = Managing Tension by Marc Abraham

Mind the Product

In my book, Managing Product = Managing Tension, I’ve focused on what it is that impacts the products we build and how we manage them, namely; mind, matter, and moves.

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2017 Product Conferences

Product Talk

I often get and see on social media questions about upcoming product conferences. So we compiled a list. I say we because my assistant, Karen did most of the heavy-lifting. This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a product conference that is not on the list and you think it should be, please feel free to recommend it in the comments or send an email to conferences@producttalk.org. This year, I’ll be attending: Front Conference in Salt Lake City in May.

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What Qualities Make a Product Great?

Mind the Product

I remember once being asked in an interview: “Could you name a product you think is great?” What are the qualities that make up a great product? It pays to analyse them and consider how they all work together to make a product successful.

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Best App Designing Companies to Work With in 2021

StudioTeam

Since 2009, they have worked with many notable companies such as Netflix, Adobe, Salesforce, Opera, and Avast, just to name a few. As an expert app designing company, we have prepared an in-depth overview of the top app design agencies to work with in 2021.

Six Types of “Product” Owners

Roman Pichler

As its name suggests, a product owner in Scrum is in charge of a product. Note that the choice of the name is intentional. The other product people involved should have roles whose names correctly reflect their scope of ownership, as I discuss below. Overview.

Inclusive Innovation: Eight Ways Product Managers Can Ship Better Product

ProductCraft

Digital assistants get female names (e.g., Siri, Alexa) whereas cognitive and expert AIs get male names (e.g., Recently, several companies have come under fire for building discriminatory and insensitive products. Watson, Ross.)

Increase app downloads with the help of user psychology

StudioTeam

Logo, name, developer, and rating (or “Editor’s Choice” instead) are the most crucial things. If the logo or the name of the app is not appealing, or the rating is the lowest amongst these, I’m possibly not even going to click on them to check them out.

How to Build a Digital Product Design Team

Emerge Insights

There are many genres of digital designers in the world today: web designers, interaction designers, UX/UI designers, digital brand designers — just to name a few.

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Mental Models Applied: Using A 2×2 Chart For Handling Competitive Objections

The Secret PM Handbook

Come up with spiffy names for the axes, and for the quadrants. I used “Right projects, right people” for the name of the magic quadrant. And then the obvious flipped names for the other quadrants. Clever names. Naming the quadrants is an art – I’m sure there are better names than I’ve come up with in a few minutes. Leave me your suggestions for quadrant names in the comments and I’ll update the post if I get some good ones!).

13 Copywriting Tools For More Effective Writing You Should Start Using Today

StudioTeam

But did you notice that every article keeps recommending the same big names when it comes to writing? Whether you work in UX, marketing, or anything digital really, you cannot avoid writing copy anymore.

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How to Use Personality Science to Drive Online Conversions

Nir Eyal

This exclusive book excerpt is from Vanessa’s new book, Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People, which was recently named as one of Apple’s Most Anticipated Books of 2017. Nir’s Note: This guest post is by Vanessa Van Edwards, lead investigator at the Science of People — a human behavior research lab.

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