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Managing Expectations – Product Management at Startups

Mind the Product

One of our universal truths in product is that the nature of the job varies greatly between organizations. Yet there’s a specific role — the Startup Product Manager — the uniqueness of which calls for a deeper dive to fully equip and prepare professionals to manage themselves, and their employers, in a budding product group. [.]

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Navigating product management: Startup, SME and Enterprise

Mind the Product

In this Prioritised member session, Product Leader and Director of the Association of Product Professionals, Anthony Murphy, shares key insights into dealing with product in organisations at different stages, from startups to large enterprises.

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Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

280 Group

Over the past several decades, I’ve interviewed hundreds and hired dozens of Product Managers at companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and burgeoning startups. You’re on the verge of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing careers today.

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Practical Advice for Product Managers Working With Startup Founders

Mind the Product

Product managers who have never worked with founders often find their first experience a bit jarring. “f**ked” Founders at early stage startups [.]. Founders at early stage startups [.]. The post Practical Advice for Product Managers Working With Startup Founders appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to Build Your Product Team's Second Brain

Product management is one of the most complex knowledge jobs. If you're doing it in a small startup, it's even more complex. Yet, for the most part, the tools we use are designed for a single area, like task or project management, support system, or, at best, knowledge capture tools with some task management on the side.

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A product managers’ dilemma in pursuing a career in startups versus large corporations

Mind the Product

One of the most typical difficulties that a Product Manager faces is deciding whether to work for a startup or a larger organisation in order to advance their career. Let's go over the characteristics of a Product Management function in both startups and larger businesses. [.]

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Can Lean Product Management Help Startups Build Strong Products?

The Product Coalition

Most of our readers would have heard of Agile product management. In fact, the biggest advantage that you can leverage from a startup perspective is Lean product management (‘Lean’ or ‘LPM’). As any startup will tell you, managing an idea from concept to launch is a lot easier said than done.

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Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

What do startups and Fortune 500 companies have in common? They rely on data to power products, business insights, and marketing strategy. An interactive guide filled with the tools to turn your data into a competitive advantage.

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Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design. Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes.

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Scaling to the Masses - Fit Your Product for a Larger User Base

Speaker: Dustin Smith, Sr. Product Manager, Incubator

If a product can't withstand a growing user base and diverse team, it'll never leave the think tank. Whether you're running a small startup or trying to get your idea to take off in a large corporation, you'll need the right tools and perspective to scale your product.

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The Secrets to Building Unique, Personalized Experiences For Your Customers

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Author of "You: The Product," Entrepreneur, and Digital Leader

He will share insights he has learned from his successes and more importantly, his failures from his careers at big companies as well as startups. How to better understand your customers so you can build better products. Use Product Management Today’s webinars to earn professional development hours!

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

Regardless of whether you work for a startup or a larger business, its critical to understand what product meets the needs of your audience, what unique value proposition this product is bringing to the market, and when you are straying away from the identified PMF. What metrics you should track to measure product-market fit.