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How to Use Product Goals and Initiatives to Drive and Measure Success

Userpilot

Setting smart product goals is a vital skill for any sensible SaaS owner or product manager to get right. Product goals are clear objectives that break down exactly how you’ll realize your product vision. What are product goals?

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My Product Strategy Model

Roman Pichler

An effective product strategy is key to successfully create, enhance, and manage a product. There is no point in worrying about the product details and writing user stories if a sound product strategy is missing. But what exactly is a product strategy?

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Roadmapping Frameworks: How to Set Goals for Growth

ProductPlan

Product roadmapping frameworks work in a very similar way. There are a few routes you can take to achieve your product goals. Recap: What are Product Roadmaps? A product roadmap is a holistic visual document that outlines your product’s growth path.

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Product Roadmap Prioritization — You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

This month, we presented the webinar, 5 Secrets to Prioritizing Your Product Roadmap (The Right Way!). From a product management perspective, you’ll want to focus on supporting the business unit strategy. Features, Roadmap Building, and Launch. Product Roadmaps

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Lead with Context, Not Control

ProductPlan

Acquiring a consensus on product direction remains the number one challenge for product professionals, according to ProductPlan’s 2021 State of Product Management Annual Report. The art of product leader communication relies on the concept of responsibility without authority.

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OKRs in Product Management

Roman Pichler

OKRs are a method for setting and tracking goals. OKRs can be used to create cascading goalsgoals that are systematically linked. Goals in Product Management. Does this mean that there is a natural fit between goals in product management and OKRs?

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How to Choose the Right KPIs for Your Product

Roman Pichler

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that measure how your product is doing. Effective KPIs help you understand if your product is creating the desired value for the users, the customers, and the business. Without KPIs, you end up guessing how well your product is performing.

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How to Choose the Right KPIs for Your Product

Roman Pichler

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that measure how your product is doing. Effective KPIs help you understand if your product is creating the desired value for the users, the customers, and the business. Without KPIs, you end up guessing how well your product is performing.

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280 Group Finalists in Product Management Today MVP Awards 2020!

280 Group

We are thrilled to announce that several of our blog articles have made it to the finalist round of the 2020 Product Management Today MVP Awards ! It is our mission to empower product professionals so they can gain the tools and knowledge needed to build better products.

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OKRs in Product Management

Roman Pichler

OKRs are a method for setting and tracking goals. OKRs can be used to create cascading goalsgoals that are systematically linked. Goals in Product Management. Does this mean that there is a natural fit between goals in product management and OKRs?

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Six Common KPI Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

1 No Product KPIs. You’ll end up guessing how well the product is doing and if it is creating the desired value. While common sense suggests that managing a product without the right measurements is not a sensible approach, I’ve seen product teams who did not use any KPIs.

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Tips for Becoming a Head of Product

Roman Pichler

Be Prepared to Look after People, Not Products. When you become a head of product, you move into a line management position. Consequently, your focus shifts from managing a product to looking after the product people on your team and empowering them to do a great job.

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Product Vision FAQs

Roman Pichler

What is the Product Vision? The product vision describes the ultimate purpose of a product, the positive change it will bring about. Say I wanted to create a product that helps people become more aware of what and how much they eat. Who Owns the Product Vision?

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280 Group Finalists in Product Management Today MVP Awards 2020!

280 Group

We are thrilled to announce that several of our blog articles have made it to the finalist round of the 2020 Product Management Today MVP Awards ! It is our mission to empower product professionals so they can gain the tools and knowledge needed to build better products.

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Tips for Becoming a Head of Product

Roman Pichler

Be Prepared to Look after People, Not Products. When you become a head of product, you move into a line management position. Consequently, your focus shifts from managing a product to looking after the product people on your team and empowering them to do a great job.

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Product Vision FAQs

Roman Pichler

What is the Product Vision? The product vision describes the ultimate purpose of a product, the positive change it will bring about. Say I wanted to create a product that helps people become more aware of what and how much they eat. Who Owns the Product Vision?

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Stakeholder Management Tips for Product People

Roman Pichler

As the person in charge of the product, your aspiration should be to lead the stakeholders in order to create value together and achieve product success. A stakeholder is anyone who has a stake in your product, who is affected by it, or who shows an interest in the offering.

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Dealing with Difficult Emotions in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Why Difficult Emotions Matter Particularly for Product People. For us product people, however, difficult emotions are particularily relevant. We are responsible for their success of our products. Instead, put things into perspective and think of a positive quality that Jon has.

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Dealing with Difficult Emotions in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Why Difficult Emotions Matter Particularly for Product People. For us product people, however, difficult emotions are particularily relevant. We are responsible for their success of our products. Instead, put things into perspective and think of a positive quality that Jon has.

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Feature Prioritization in Different Stages of Product Development

StudioTeam

Our group set a goal to learn more about features and user needs prioritization. At some point we realized that none of them show how to pick techniques based on the current stage of your product. Why do we use product stages? Stages of the product life cycle.

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Feature requests and how a feedback-driven SaaS company handles them

Usersnap

This is the story of how Christina, a product manager, set up a feature request workflow with a simple button in her product, so she could learn directly from the customers what to build next. Aligning feature requests with product goals How do I set up a workflow for feature requests?

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Importance of A Holistic Product Function in A Startup

The Product Coalition

The role of a Product Owner/Manager/Strategist is to help startups capture and transform customer insights into full product experiences that in turn increase customer satisfaction, loyalty, retention, and the business values. Competitor Positioning c.

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What is the Product Manager Career Path?

ProductPlan

The product manager career path is an exciting one with lots of possible on- and off-ramps. According to LinkedIn, interest in product management has doubled in the United States in the past 5 years. What is the Product Manager’s Career Path? Typical Product Management Roles.

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What is the Product Manager Career Path?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Many tech professionals follow a product manager career path because it blends responsibilities and exciting job duties. Product managers are often called "mini-CEOs" because of the influence they have at a company. It's safe to say we know a lot about the product manager career path!

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The Seven-Part Guide to Portfolio Product Management & Marketing

Product Management University

This guide to portfolio product management and marketing answers the following seven questions. What is Portfolio Product Management and How Does It Differ From Traditional Product Management? What are the Core Principles of Portfolio Product Management? Positioning.

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What is the Product Manager Career Path?

ProductPlan

The product manager career path is an exciting one with lots of possible on- and off-ramps. According to LinkedIn, interest in product management has doubled in the United States in the past 5 years. What is the Product Manager’s Career Path? Typical Product Management Roles.

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Product Metrics Are Affecting Your Happiness

ProductPlan

Yet product managers generally love what they do and find the role quite fulfilling. However, there’s often a disconnect between aspects of the job that make product managers happy and the metrics upon which they’re judged. Product Metrics are Affecting Your Happiness.

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Do It For the Portfolio Instead of Every Product: Five B2B Product Management Best Practices

Product Management University

The Portfolio vs. Every Product! Here are five B2B product management best practices that’ll give product management teams the coveted “strategic” moniker among executives, marketing, sales, engineering and customer success teams. Imagine that you have 20 products, each of them with strong growth potential in five market segments. Let’s say all 20 products have three market segments in common. ” Product 3 Goal: etc.

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Four Fundamental Mistakes You Are Making With Product OKRs

The Product Coalition

Doing it right is not necessarily so, and especially with product OKRs that are a unique beast. When a startup grows, there comes a time when they decide to work with OKRs (or any other goal-setting methodology) across the board for the first time. Sales create revenue goals.

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5 Reports to Consider When Building a Product Management Road Map

Gainsight

If you’re a product manager or product leader, you’re constantly being pummeled with feedback and pressured to improve your product. As you plan your product road map, you need to balance feedback between executives, customers, the sales team and any other stakeholders.

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Are Your Product Leaders Good Enough?

BrainMates

This means, “Given enough time and enough promotion levels, every position in a firm will be occupied by someone who can’t do the job. ”. I worry that this is becoming the case with Product Leaders too. Product Leaders who claim the title without actively seeking formal leadership learning and coaching are doing a disservice to those who serve their people and this great profession. The Product Manager is often seen as the leader of a single product.

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What metrics are the most important for your product?

Inside Intercom

The SaaS industry is full of advice on the perfect product metrics to gauge your users’ activation, engagement, and interactions. But how do these concepts translate into real product improvements? What are product metrics? Not all products are the same.

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Friction Log in SaaS: Step-by-Step Guide For Product Managers

Userpilot

Are you using a friction log to track and prioritize what to improve in your product? In this guide, our aim is to help savvy product managers understand what friction logs are, where you might use them, and how to create them. What is product friction in SaaS?

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Driving Business Outcomes and Impact?—?Part 2 of Becoming a Product Leader

The Product Coalition

Part 2 of Becoming a Product Leader Product Leaders drive impact for the business by taking on complex initiatives and defining strategy across multiple teams. This is Part 2 of the “ Becoming a Product Leader ” series. But that’s the work of a Product Leader?—?lots

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The Product Leadership Career Ladder

Mironov Consulting

In addition to my formal coaching of product leaders (Directors, VPs and CPOs who directly manage teams of product managers), I talk with lots of senior individual contributors about the risks and challenges of moving “up the ladder” into product leadership roles. So I have a strong sense of what product managers want. But — like all good product folks — I also want to anchor my personal opinions in market data. What does a product leader actually do?

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3 Feature Prioritization Methods With Your Users In Mind

UX Studio

Whether in the pool or already on the market, a new product or service with plenty of ideas will constantly require recurring feature prioritization. For this reason, do not do feature prioritization as a solo activity; the more diverse a team (from product designers to business people), the better are the results from the feature prioritization session. Check the following methods because they approach a product’s functions from various perspectives.

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Tools to Help Product Managers Think Strategically and Commercially: State of Product Meeting

Mind the Product

This second post on the methods we use at Onfido to help us think commercially and strategically looks at State of Product meetings. This meeting is an exercise in strategy, an opportunity to take stock of where your product is, where it fits within the wider market, and where it should go. It also stretches product managers to consider their impact on the wider business, by asking them to review their products margins and revenue generating impact. State of Product.

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What You Need To Know About The Product Marketing Manager Role and Responsibilities

Userpilot

The product marketing manager role has been growing steadily over the two decades: And no wonder – the exponential growth of the SaaS industry, combined with the Product-Led Growth trend created a lot more demand for (and awareness of) product marketing. Goals and KPIs.

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Product vs Project Management?—?Batman & Robin or Marvel & DC?

The Product Coalition

Product vs Project Management?—?Batman Source: Animated Times During my career, I have worked extensively as both a project manager and a product manager; within consulting and in multiple industries. Product and Project Management?—?two Product vs Project Management?—?Batman

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Are Your Product Leaders Good Enough?

BrainMates

This means, “Given enough time and enough promotion levels, every position in a firm will be occupied by someone who can’t do the job. ”. I worry that this is becoming the case with Product Leaders too. Product Leaders who claim the title without actively seeking formal leadership learning and coaching are doing a disservice to those who serve their people and this great profession. A Product Leader is more than a Senior Product Manager. Product Managers.

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