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.

Design tips to make your roadmap boardroom-ready


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.

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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.

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.

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


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.”

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.

The Four People Addicting You to Technology

Nir Eyal

in a slide presentation below. Recently, the Pokemon Go phenomenon has reigniting the question of technology’s role in changing behavior. To put things in perspective, I wanted to share the main points of an article I published on the topic titled, Who’s Really Addicting Us to Technology?, It’ll give you a quick rundown of the “suspects” responsible for our tech addiction. […]. The post The Four People Addicting You to Technology appeared first on Nir and Far.

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.

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4 Traits of Successful Product Leaders


Product managers may or may not be the “CEOs of product,” but how do you boss around a bunch of CEOs? Leading a product management organization is a unique role in modern technology companies, and one that was quite uncommon until fairly recently.

How Compare and Contrast Decisions Lead to Better Product Outcomes

Product Talk

Teresa Torres presented ‘Critical Thinking for Product Teams’ at Mind the Product London on September 8, 2017. This past week I was in London speaking at Mind the Product. As usual, the Mind the Product team hosted a phenomenal event.

What Will Product Management Be Like In 5 Years?

PM Hardcore

To understand the future of product management I started from the “present” of product management. The “Present” of Product Management. The future is hard to tease out, but here’s what will happen in product management’s future. (CC CC 2.0 by PunkToad).

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?

Should Product Owners be Servant-Leaders?

Roman Pichler

Caring for the followers, the people we work with, is present in other leadership models, too. This starts with taking a real interest in others, making an effort to be present and engage properly. What Is Servant-Leadership? Servant-leadership means that “one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead,” writes Robert Greenleaf , the creator of the servant-leadership model.

Why You Are Asking the Wrong Customer Interview Questions

Product Talk

We need to reconcile the present with the past and when information is missing, our brains simply fill in any details that make the story coherent. I recently asked a woman what factors she considered when buying a new pair of jeans. She didn’t hesitate in her answer.

Gleaning Product Insights from Your User Onboarding Process


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.

The Ideal Product Marketing Candidate for B2B

High Octane Product Management

Understands the purpose of presentation slides – a series of visually appealing cue cards that tell a compelling value story, not product documentation in PowerPoint format! Must be an awesome presenter. As the person who trains the salesforce on product and competitive positioning, product marketing has to deliver presentations to the salesforce in the same inspirational manner they want salespeople to deliver them to customers.

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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.

What Would You Do If Walmart Turned Off Your Gas?

The Accidental Product Manager

Back in January, the Murphy USA product management team had presented Walmart with a plan to build more gas stations on Walmart properties. What would you do if your biggest customer decided to go it alone? Image Credit: Wil C.

Product Roadmap Success: BWP Hosts Lively Roundtable Discussion

bpma ProductHub

Know your audience : Whereas a granular roadmap is needed for development planning, a higher-level roadmap that presents the big picture is more appropriate for other stakeholders.

Product Management Synapses

Tyner Blain

This was my immediate reaction when my colleague Dennis Stevens sent me this, with the comment ‘This has to be useful in a product management presentation.’ You know you’re a product manager when this image causes more than a chuckle.

Lewis Lin’s Favorite Books for PMs

Product Bookshelf

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience. IDEA : Evocative and moving presentation skills are necessary and learnable for every great product manager. ACTION : Take heed of great speakers and their presentation tendencies.

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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.

Features do not a Product Roadmap Make

Tyner Blain

Several months ago, Andy Polaine posted a presentation about the future of UX , in which he presented a compelling imagery establishing the context in which design decisions are made.

Productize Conference, Lisbon Oct 19,20,21

Spice Catalyst

I will be presenting a 1/2 day workshop [ ] The post Productize Conference, Lisbon Oct 19,20,21 appeared first on Spice Catalyst.

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.

Learning is the Core

Under10 Playbook

Fundamentally, the idea is to limit the number of artifacts to less than 10, and refine your communication with a limited number of reports and presentations. Research shows almost 50% of companies lack a formal product life cycle process.

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On Being a Pragmatic Marketing Instructor

Product Beautiful

I got energy from seeing people from my teams grow, seeing them nail a presentation to the executive team, and even seeing them quit and move on to bigger opportunities (although that’s always painful).

It’s time to get your Ph.D. in Sales Comp

Product Beautiful

At the end of the presentation, the Director of the Sales team stood up. He looked straight at my product manager and said: “John 1 , I want to thank you for that great presentation. A few years ago, I was working for a large company here in Austin.

The Dirty Dozen Roadmap Roadblocks

Product Powers

You may also be interested my hugely popular roadmapping presentation from ProductCamp Boston , or in Reqqs , the smart roadmap tool for product people. A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish and continuously update. It’s the one document that steers the entire organization in delivering on the company strategy. It's key to success, and yet many organizations struggle to produce effective roadmaps.

Balance Your Portfolio with the Product Portfolio Matrix

Roman Pichler

This is due to their tendency to optimise structures and processes for managing existing, successful assets, which makes it hard to deal with the amount of innovation and risk present in new and young products. The Matrix Reloaded.

4 real-world marketing roadmap examples


More concretely, I use it in a few different contexts: I present our roadmap at our monthly town hall meetings , where our whole company can align on what our marketing team has in the pipe. Any half-decent marketing is essentially storytelling.

Backlog Refinement Takes You from Vision to Value

bpma ProductHub

Ellen is a world-renowned writer, speaker, and presenter. Contributed by Ellen Gottesdiener and Jeff Sutherland. Deliver Value Sooner. Backlog refinement prepares your backlog for development.

8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

You should always aim to be present at these meetings and do the necessary prep work, such as, prioritising the product backlog and refining user stories for sprint planning or inviting the right people and selecting the right product validation technique for the review meeting. Manage the Product, not the Team. Focus on your job as the product manager or product owner, and manage the product, not the team.

Applying Product Principles to Guide Better Product Decisions

Mind the Product

When the product team designed the new dashboard we had many product/UX dilemmas – which functionality to expose and how to present it. We had two options: Option 1 – the user needs to click on a button (“Reveal CVC”) and a pop-up with the CVC code is presented.

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.

Fighting Shiny Object Syndrome

Product Powers

You may also be interested my popular roadmapping presentation from ProductCamps in Boston, Washington DC, and Halifax; or in Reqqs , the smart roadmap tool for product people. Brenda rushed over from her desk in the sales pit. She was clearly excited. She’d uncovered an opportunity to partner with a local firm that would distribute our free demo to a few thousand of their customers and she was convinced it would be an easy way to generate a lot of new business quickly.

Why a Distributed Product Team is Better

Since not everyone can be present at the daily stand-up meeting, we have to set up alternative channels of communication, structured and firmly grounded in routine and work processes. The Craft team is as distributed as it gets. We have teams in Tel Aviv, Kiev, Silicon Valley and more.

Dual-Track Agile: Why Messy Leads to Innovation

Mind the Product

In user interviews, we presented the following mockup: Being presented with this, it seemed as though all users understood the email, and we had users saying things like: “I hate to admit it, but this kinda makes me feel important.”. “It What is Dual-Track Agile?

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Andrew Harder – The Seven Best Ways to Screw Up Your User Research

Mind the Product

Presenting Everything. Researchers may hear a lot of user problems, but presenting them without critique and conclusions is unhelpful for the team and the company. A seasoned Product Manager has experienced many product and process failures. Andrew Harder, Senior Research Manager at Ebay, spoke to Product Tank San Francisco about how to avoid screwing up your user testing. Only Asking Usability Questions.