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.

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Product Manager this Holiday Season

Mind the Product

General Christmas Gifts Hanukkah Kwanzaa PresentsEven though we can’t do it all ourselves, product managers are often the unsung heroes in the tech world. Here are 10 great ways to recognise the product managers in your team and show them some love this holiday season.

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.

Presentation: What is Product Management?

Sachin Rekhi

I recently gave this presentation on product management at LinkedIn that I thought was worth sharing more broadly. I start the presentation by detailing what it means to own each of these areas of your product and their associated key responsibilities. And so I end the presentation specifically calling out lessons I’ve learned at LinkedIn on product management from key leaders including Elliot Shmukler , David Henke , and Jeff Weiner

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 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.

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.

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.”

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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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.

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.

How To Say “No” To A Feature Request

PM Hardcore

Make sure to capture the enhancement anyway, and promise to reconsider if a good solution presents itself. No (picture credit at the bottom). Sometimes No Is The Right Answer. Can you talk to me about a time when you had to say no to a customer? Why did you have to say no?

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).

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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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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

Humanize Your Data

Joe Cotellese

So, the lesson here my friends is look at the data you present to your users. I’ve been playing around a lot with the app Rescue Time , it’s a really cool productivity tool that helps keep your workday focused. I’ve used it for a number of years.

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Stakeholders

Melissa Perri

Marketing cannot accurately determine the features of the product, but they can tell you how to best present it to customers. When I first started in Product Management, I was told that my job was to keep my stakeholders happy. My stakeholders were members of the sales team.

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.

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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Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions

Mironov Consulting

I get pulled into lots of discussions among product managers about the best ways to represent (and then present and present and present) roadmaps or backlogs, especially to internal sales/marketing/support audiences.

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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Make Sales & Product meetings a win-win

Inside Intercom

Now that everyone’s present, it’s time to foster a purposeful discussion. There are two truths about sales and product. One, salespeople hate when deals stall because their product is missing a vital feature. Two, product people hate building features no one uses. A strong sales and product feedback loop avoids both scenarios.

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.

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.

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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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.

5 Cross-browser Testing Mistakes You Might be Making Right Now

Amir Rozenberg

They will accept that some functionalities might not be present on mobile, but, generally, users expect a consistent experience between the two. In our business, we have a unique opportunity to see the strategic problems which, sadly, lead some teams to fall short of their web quality goals.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

4 Principles for Building a Sustainable Roadmap

What’s the best way to go about presenting it? I say “communicating” rather than “presenting”, because the team’s input is essential to realistic goals and an attainable time frame.

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.

Report templates for less status meetings

Folding Burritos

Our goals and work are defined elsewhere, at different times, and there are good tools for that (like face-to face discussions, presentations, and roadmapping, product design and collaboration tools). Remember the timeframe we’re addressing here: present , recent past and near future.