A2A: Answering questions in a presentation

Under10 Playbook

Have you had this experience in a presentation? ” Many of us need to do presentations at company or customer events. Many presenters think they know what question is being asked, particularly if they’ve given the presentation more than a few times, and they cut the person off in the midst of their question. Answer the question and attempt to tie the answer back to your presentation if you can.

Top 10 Tips for your Product Management LinkedIn Profile – Video Presentation

280 Group

Watch Mira Wooten present the 10 best things you can do for your Product Management LinkedIn Profile. The 280 Group’s Solutions Manager and Director of Recruiting, Mira Wooten, recently traveled to ProductCamp LA and gave this valuable presentation on the top 10 things you can do to beef up your Product Management LinkedIn Profile and get noticed by recruiters. The presentation was filmed by the good people at ProductCamp LA and you can watch it for yourself.

The Simple Formula to Creating an Exceptional Product Presentation

Hutwork

Your product presentation may be for external clients or internal stakeholders/management. However, at some point you’ll need to present your product’s roadmap to an audience. As a result, your presentation shouldn’t be too technical or you’ll lose them before you even start. A simple formula for creating your best product presentation is to start with a product timeline.

Dear Strategy: 046 The Most Important Part of a Strategy Presentation

Dear Strategy

On this week’s episode, host Bob Caporale, President of the product management and product strategy training company Sequent Learning Networks , answers the following question: Dear Strategy: “What are the most important points to stress when presenting new ideas to senior management (i.e. The post Dear Strategy: 046 The Most Important Part of a Strategy Presentation appeared first on Dear Strategy Podcast.

Getting Started with Product Experimentation

technology, experimentation solutions present several critical.

Presentation on the Agile PM framework

All About Product Management

The presentation below gives a high level view of the other elements of the framework. I wrote a blog post about an agile product management frame work that I had put together in order to give guidelines to the product team and help improve the quality and accuracy of the information on the product roadmap, backlog and release plans. The blog post dealt mainly with the creation of the roadmap. Framework For Agile Product Management View more documents from morrisond. Agile Tips + Tools

Design tips to make your roadmap boardroom-ready

Roadmunk

They’re created and presented to get all stakeholders, executives and your entire team aligned on one strategy. But when it comes time to present your roadmap, take a moment and consider that the audience might be seeing your roadmap for the very first time.

Am I a Product Manager or a Product Owner? Part 1

bpma ProductHub

On a panel I participated on this very topic, the presenters had different, sometimes contradictory perspectives.… By Ellen Gottesdiener Part 1: Confusion Abounds With the maturing of the software industry and with an overwhelming acceptance of agility, I am still surprised at the inconsistency and overall confusion between what product managers and product owners do. … Product Strategy

A Rearview Mirror for Your Product Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

A presentation on things you plan to deliver in the future can leave stakeholders — people like your executive team, your sales and marketing peers, your customers and partners — feeling a little anxious. How the past can provide context for your future plans.

Understanding Users at Scale with Product Analytics

Speaker: Sandhya Hegde, Director of Product, Amplitude

Present and drive product strategy based on evidence. A deep understanding of how users interact with your product is critical for PMs at every stage of their product's lifecycle.

Flipping the Script as a PM: Turning Customers into Evangelists – Thursday, February 22 | 6:30 – 9:30pm

bpma ProductHub

The concepts presented in CEB’s book “The Challenger Customer” are gaining a lot of traction in the marketing world. Additional Presenter: Joe Pelletier , Director of Product Management at Veracode. BPMA Event – Flipping the Script as a PM: Turning Customers into Evangelists. Thursday, February 22 | 6:30 – 9:30pm. Is your roadmap stuck chasing feature parity?

Wait But Why’s Tim Urban on Parsing and Transmitting Complex Ideas

First Round Review

From cryonics to AI to procrastination, Wait But Why's Tim Urban distills and presents the most complex ideas. Here he shares how he makes sense of hard-to-understand concepts so they're rich and resonant for others — an act that every startup leader and team must master over and over again. Continue reading at First Round Review »

What does a Product Manager do? Take 1.

Product Manager in Heels

Slideshare presentation on Product Management Product Management Job Description Product Managers: Who are these ‘mini-CEOs’ and what do they do? Starting a new role forces product managers to think of the basic principles the guide product management.

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Agile Beyond Software

280 Group

She was not presenting a process that can be adopted as-is by a large number of hardware companies in the way that Scrum can be adopted by software companies. I recently attended a meeting of the Silicon Valley Agile Leadership Network on the topic Agile Beyond Software.

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The Ladder of Evidence: Get More Value From Your Customer Interviews and Product Experiments

Product Talk

I’ve been dealing with a foot injury and it was hard to stay present while attending to an injury. One of the best signs of an effective product team is a regular cadence of customer interviews and product experiments.

Are You Doing Your Standups Wrong?

Clever PM

During this year’s ProductCamp Seattle, I sat in on a great presentation by Dave Manningsmith where he discussed several dysfunctions of the daily standup ceremony (or “ritual” as he referred to it) that so many of us participate in on a daily basis.

When 2 Become 1: The Roles of Product Manager and Product Owner

bpma ProductHub

During their presentation, Pragmatic Instructor and Product Coach Kirsten Butzow along with Pendo Chief Evangelist Eric Boduch emphasized the need to distinguish the PM role from the PO role.

What a Good Continuous Discovery Team Looks Like [Case Study]

Product Talk

We have quarterly two-hour Discovery Zone days where Amy provides breakfast/lunch and we present all of what we learned in discovery. One of my favorite parts of Mind the Product London this past fall was meeting a product manager and a designer who I had coached in the prior year.

Here’s Why Every Product Manager Must Learn to Love Data

UserVoice

There’s not much actual math involved in data-driven product management as the vast majority of tools out there right now come equipped with analytics packages that collect and present data in a very clear format. “Big data.”

The Science of Habit-Forming Products

Nir Eyal

When Nathan Bashaw, CEO of Hardbound, reached out about doing a presentation around my book Hooked, I jumped at the chance to try a fun visual for sharing knowledge about habit-forming products. Let me know what you think of the format below and please share with others. </iframe. </iframe. The post The Science of Habit-Forming Products appeared first on Nir and Far. Designing Customer Habits Behavior design Behavior engineering Design Hooked

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4 Powerful Ways to Use Rapid Prototyping to Drive Product Success

Product Talk

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of a design studio, it’s the practice of presenting and critiquing a series of ideas as a means of refining and selecting the best ideas. When you hear the term “rapid prototyping,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

Here’s how to develop the most successful user stories

bpma ProductHub

Remember, the precision and quality of your requirements must be properly researched, assimilated and presented to engineering in an actionable way to guarantee success. About the Presenter: John Mansour is the founder and managing partner at Proficientz.

Ways to Define Success and Measure Value for your Product Features

bpma ProductHub

Nearly 60 product professionals attended Boston Women in Product’s event on May 18th to hear speakers present real world examples and varied perspectives on the topic. A Boston Women in Product Event Recap.

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When should Product Backlog Grooming Take Place?

Roman Pichler

Assuming that the development has developed a “done” product increment and the right people are present, you can use the attendee’s feedback to make the relevant product decisions and update the backlog, as the Scrum Guide suggests and the following picture shows.

The 360 Review Process

Product Manager in Heels

Without you present, the team may be more willing to provide honest feedback that can be presented to you along with the data from the review. Last week, I recommended everyone complete a 360 review. Here are few of the benefits for doing 360 reviews. For the individual: increased self-awareness, discovering blind spots, understanding strengths, and taking ownership and control of own development.

7 Standout Moments From Mind the Product SF 2017

Product Talk

Josh Elman , Partner at Greylock , excels at presenting simple metrics models that get at the truth. I hate that roadmaps typically present a certain view of the future. In April, we posted this list of conferences.

BWP 2017 Year in Review

bpma ProductHub

We organized 5 events in 2017, ranging from morning workshops to afterhours panel presentations, with really great event hosts, sponsors, and partners including: ZipCar, Fresh Tilled Soil, Wayfair, Rue La La, Pivotal Labs (an event partner for the 2nd year!),

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Managing Product Teams for Success

Product Talk

Finally, at the end of the designated term (usually a quarter, perhaps as short as a month for more junior teams), the team should present and defend their progress toward their outcome to their leadership. I’ve been thinking about the challenges of managing product teams by outcomes.

Sprint Review Tips for Product Owners

Roman Pichler

I find that as the product owner, you are often best suited to present the product increment to the stakeholders: You are likely to better understand how a user would interact with the product and use the new functionality than a development team member. Involve the Right People.

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8 Essential Elements of Your Customer Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Pragmatic Marketing

This internal meeting encourages host company attendees to arrive on time and is the final opportunity to review session content, facilitation plans and any other meeting notes before presenting to the members. This should not be a one-way presentation. By Rob Jensen.

Is Scrum Right for Your Product?

Roman Pichler

If you are in doubt if you should use Scrum or not, consider how much uncertainty is present in your product. When is Scrum Most Helpful? A process like Scrum is a great fit for your product when it is brand-new or young, and when you extend its life cycle, as shown in the picture below.

Changing the trajectory of your career: A September BPMA event you can’t miss

bpma ProductHub

In my presentation we’ll do hands-on activities about this, and encourage people to challenge themselves and dramatically change how they’re doing their job. If I’m successful, people will say: “That presentation changed the trajectory of my career.”.

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Decision Time: How Decision Rules Help You Make Better Product Decisions

Roman Pichler

Is it the product manager, the people present, or the management sponsor? A consensus-based decision creates strong buy-in and shared ownership, and it leverages the collective creativity and knowledge of the people present—everybody involved contributes to the decision.

Rebooting Product Usability Testing for Much Better Insights

bpma ProductHub

Sensitive / personal products present real recruiting and data reliability challenges. Every single one was made in the user’s own usage environment, with no bias-inducing observer present. Contributed by Mitch Solomon.

Mindfulness Tips for Product Managers and Product Owners

Roman Pichler

Mindfulness means paying attention to the present moment, to what is actually happening. Be present and fully engage in what you do—or don’t do it. I am not suggesting that you should ignore the difficulties that present themselves. What is Mindfulness?

The Best Product Managers are Great Communicators

bpma ProductHub

Dinneen is leading a practitioner’s workshop, Building Powerful Presentation Skills on Saturday, March 4 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm in Boston. Interviewed by Oksana Reznichenko. Dinneen Grably graduated from Bridgewater State University with B.S.

Gleaning Product Insights from Your User Onboarding Process

UserVoice

When a customer asks the presenter for clarification, it is a good tip-off that your UI or text may not be clear enough or as intuitive as possible. During a webinar, instead of sticking entirely to the script, the presenter should ask the attendees what else they would like to learn about.

Five Tips for Leveraging Empathy in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Empathy Tip 3: Have an open mind and stay present. Why Empathy Matters. Possibly the most profound challenge in product management is to understand the needs of users and customers. Without developing the right understanding, our chances of creating a successful product are slim.

Die Dashboards, Die! Why Conversations Will Reinvent Software

Nir Eyal

Even the most technically complex interactions can look as simple as getting an SMS text when presented as a conversation. In years to come, conversations will breathe new life into software—particularly the boring enterprise tools millions of knowledge workers begrudgingly use every day. Conversational user interfaces (CUIs) work because of our familiarity with messaging.

Hooked for Good: How Habit-Forming Products Improve Lives

Nir Eyal

Below is my opening presentation highlighting examples of companies changing user behavior for good. Last week’s Habit Summit was amazing! It was wonderful to see so many blog readers and friends enjoying the keynotes — not to mention the Stanford sunshine.