Women in Product Management: Gaining Recognition – You Asked, We Answered.

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This month, we presented a webinar from our Product Management Leadership series – No Bragging Required: How Women in PM Can Get the Recognition They Deserve. Thank you all for engaging in our webinar! In a few situations, I have had managers who did not want me to connect with people on other teams. I would ask my manager, a trusted peer and mentor. For those who are new to Product Management, invest in time to lean to speak clearly.

How to Hire the Perfect Product Management Contractor – Webinar

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We are announcing our next Product Management Webinar, don’t miss your chance to learn all about the value of adding a Product Management Contractor and the best ways to make the hiring process an efficient success. How to Hire the Perfect Product Management or Product Marketing Contractor Hosted by AIPMM, featuring Brian Lawley Friday, December 1st, 9 AM Pacific Time Are you ready to finally get the right person for the job, without the headache?

Can Machine Learning Help Supercharge Your Products? [+Webinar]

280 Group

As Product Managers, we’re always looking for new ways to better fulfill our customer’s needs. Various waves of technology have promised to bring new capabilities to our products. Some, like cloud services, and mobile technologies have indeed revolutionized many of our products. Others, like 3-D displays, have only disappointed our customers and led to product failures. You can also find more details in my article: How to Manage Machine Learning Products.

Can Machine Learning Help Supercharge Your Products? [+Webinar]

280 Group

As Product Managers, we’re always looking for new ways to better fulfill our customer’s needs. Various waves of technology have promised to bring new capabilities to our products. Some, like cloud services, and mobile technologies have indeed revolutionized many of our products. Others, like 3-D displays, have only disappointed our customers and led to product failures. You can also find more details in my article: How to Manage Machine Learning Products.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

How to Achieve Product-Led Growth [+Webinar]

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What is Product-Led Growth? If you keep up on the latest Product Management best practices, you’d have a hard time missing the bustling discussion around Product-Led Growth, or “PLG” as it’s termed. PLG is among the fastest-growing practices for companies and products at all lifecycle phases. Please register for our upcoming webinar where we’ll do a deeper dive on the topic. Defining Product-Led Growth. What does it mean to be Product-Led?

What is Lean Product Management

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Greg Cohen is the author or Agile Excellence for Product Managers, and a Lean Product Management expert, as well as a consultant/trainer for 280 Group. In this video he answers one seemingly simple question: What is Lean Product Management? The answer of course is not as simple as the question, Lean Product Management is a complex topic but Greg breaks it down in an easy to understand way.

Product Manager Interview Questions — You Asked, We Answered

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Last month, we presented the co-hosted AIPMM webinar, Get Hired: Interview Like a Pro for a Product Manager Job (Remotely!). You can view the accompanying blog post to download the Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired Planner and Workbook. Product Launches.

WEBINAR: How To Become a Star Problem Solver By Focusing On Customer Outcomes


In this 30-minute webinar, you’ll see real-world examples that illustrate how the context of solving customer problems completely changes when the focus is on customer outcomes instead of just the problem itself. For all of us product professionals, how about essential and non-essential customer problems? This webinar was recorded on April 23, 2020. More Videos on a Customer Outcome Approach to Product Management & Product Marketing.

Lean Product Management – Minimizing Wait Times

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In the previous post on developing a Lean Mindset, we covered flow efficiency and how to apply the principle to get from idea to MVP (minimum viable product) faster. non-value added time) and Improving the productivity of our value-added steps. The post Lean Product Management – Minimizing Wait Times appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Lean Product Management Agile Lean Productivity Webinar

Harness Your Product Data: Better Understanding User Behavior Across Channels and Devices

Speaker: Kate Owens and Megan Bubley, SpotHero, Diana Smith, Segment, and Erin Franz, Looker

As a product leader, you are tasked with collecting and synthesizing your customer’s interactions with your product.The great news is that there are many tools used across your company which collect unique parts of your user’s journey.

Product Management in 2020: New Year, New… Products?

280 Group

Join our upcoming webinar, Product Success in 2020: Six Trends You Must Track , where we’ll share how to use these trends to best benefit your products this year. Here are the topics we covered last year: Product Management Skills. Sign up for the webinar.

Nov 21st Webinar: Product Management Tips For Data Science Projects

Mironov Consulting

Live webinar: “Product Management Tips For Data Science Projects” Sponsored by: Synerzip. Increasing, though, companies are building statistical or AI/Machine Learning features directly into their products. It also requires product managers to engage much more directly with data scientists about models, predictability, how products work in production, how/why users interact with our products, and how our end users measure success.

WileyNXT Webinar on: Building an Insanely Great Product Strategy

Spice Catalyst

Join us for the NXT #LearnToWin webinar on Building an Insanely Great Product Strategy by David Fradin. David FradinPresident – Spice Catalyst,Distinguished Professor of Practice and Advisor, Product Management Programs, WileyNXT,Faculty, IIMLucknow – Wiley Data-Driven Product Management Program.

The Global Benchmark Survey: Product Management Skills – Initial Insights

280 Group

Late last year, 280 Group conducted its most ambitious and comprehensive survey to date, to learn more about the skill levels of product managers across the globe. We invited over 30,000 product managers to participate, and received nearly 4,000 responses. What are Product Management skills? Product Managers have a wide breadth of responsibilities, and therefore need to possess a wide variety of skills. Product Management

Iterate Your Way to a Top Analytics Product Experience

Speaker: Richard Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Mark43

Mark43 is on a mission to bring public safety data management into the 21st century. To fix traditionally paper-heavy and error-prone processes, they needed a secure and easy-to-use product experience that simplified and unified crime data collection and management.

Top 4 Diagnostics for Optimizing Product Management Teams

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The degree of maturity of your Product Management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Some Product Management teams are really young and still learning the ropes. We call this the “ Product Management Organizational Health Checklist ”, and we’ve developed it based on over 20 years of experience helping Product Management teams form, storm, norm, and ultimately: perform.

Competitive Analysis: How Product Managers Can Pinpoint Which Competitors Matter Most

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Join our upcoming webinar, Beat the Competition, Part 1: Nine Tools to Know Thine Enemy , where we’ll continue the discussion on identifying which competitors matter most, and how to deeply understand your key competitors. “ Maybe you’ve just launched a new software product.

Does Your Product Management Team Need to Transform?

280 Group

Join our upcoming webinar, Five Steps to Transform Your Product Management Team , if you are a PM leader looking to improve your team’s people, process, and tools, to build a team of Product Leaders. The purpose of this article is to arm product leaders in an ever-changing world with some thoughts and tools on how to transform your teams – the right way. Establish more reliable and predictable delivery of products. Sign up for the webinar.

How to Transition Into a Product Management Career

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It’s 5 PM on a Friday, you just came home from work and are waiting to hear back from the hiring manager at the company you interviewed with last week. You are looking to make a switch, trying to break into the trendy career you’ve heard of called Product Management. You are going to be the next Product Manager at ACME CO—fantastic! Getting hired as a Product Manager is just the first step in a long process. Product Management

How to Sell Your Roadmap to Your Leadership Team

Speaker: Brett Truka, CEO, Devetry

A product roadmap needs to both capture your product’s strategy and outline your execution plan. Because these documents are such an essential component of your job as product manager, you also need to strategize your roadmap presentation. In other words, you need to speak your executive suite’s language. In this webinar, Brett Truka, CEO of Devetry, shares his experiences and advice on how to successfully sell your roadmap to your leadership team.

Agile Product Management – You Asked, We Answered

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In August 2019, we presented a co-hosted webinar with AIPMM – Predictable Delivery: The Power of Estimating and Forecasting. Thank you all for engaging in our webinar! Are production bugs part of emergent buffer? Bug fixing and production issues just show up in the team’s velocity, which is lower than it would be without bugs and production issues. Bugs and production issues are therefore not part of the emergent buffer but are part of the overall equation.

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Women in Product Management: Can You Break the Bias and Get Rewarded?

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As a follow up to our Trailblazing Women in Product Management: How to Blaze Your Own Trail virtual panel last month, we invited Linda Lubin Thompson , Executive Coach and Consultant with L2T Leadership Development to dive deeper into the topic of how women can excel in the career of Product Management. As Product Managers, we all know that any good product proposal has to start with identifying the problem our product is trying to solve.

“Customer At The Center” Special Webinar by David Fradin

Spice Catalyst

A company exists because of its products and products exist because of customers’ needs. BIGP Book Building Insanely Great Products Business Acceleration Featured Market Research Marketing Product Marketing Customer customer Satisfaction Product Product Management webinar

How to Evaluate and Create Great Product Management Teams

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Join us for our webinar on July 26th, Becoming Expert: Are you the Product Leader your team needs? When I think of product or market-oriented teams, I think about meetings. In fact, Product Managers are more likely to have meetings with folks outside of product management as inside it. As Product Managers, here are examples of meetings where we all wander in to address a topic. Resolving an issue with a product in the market.

Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

June 16: Creating a Thriving Product Organization (webinar)

Mironov Consulting

Topic: Creating a Thriving Product Organization (webinar). Co-sponsors: Pragmatic Institute and Product Development Days. As product leaders, we must understand our own situations, blockers and talent pool. And demonstrate that our product management expertise is especially valuable in a crisis. How do we continue demonstrate empathy as the most important ‘features’ in our product organization?

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: How to Blaze Your Own Trail [Video]

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In honor of International Women’s Day 2020, 280 Group hosted a virtual panel discussion on how trailblazing women paved their way into Product Management. The panel, stemming from 280 Group’s new Empowering Epic Product Management series, Trailblazing Women in PM: How to Blaze Your Own Trail was held virtually. What hiring managers want to see. What are your tips for breaking into Product Management? Women in Product.

Five Deadly Product Management Career Sins

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In this article, we’re going to talk about some issues that can stop people from rising quickly in Product Management. Join our upcoming co-hosted AIPMM webcast, How to Accelerate Your PM Career, Part 2: Five Deadly Product Management Sins to gain actionable tips and advice on avoiding these pitfalls. Imagine I have 100 Product Managers in a room. The result: the perceived value of Product Management is much lower than it could be.

AMA: How to Excel as a Product Manager in Extraordinary Times

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Yesterday we enjoyed hosting an Ask Me Anything session on Facebook Live with five of our Product Management expert instructors. In this very serious time, we really wanted to be available to answer questions and help the Product Management community adapt and rise to the challenges we’re all facing. In roughly this order, we covered these topics: Best practices for working from home as a Product Manager, and how to stay engaged with your product team.

Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

Digital Accessibility – a Guide for Product Managers

Mind the Product

Ahead of the ninth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 21st and, at a time where digital products are very much in the spotlight, we’re digging deep into accessibility to better understand how we, as product managers, can improve our digital products. Accessibility and Your Product. Usability: means that products are designed to be effective, efficient, and satisfying. Accessibility and Your Product. Managers.

Data-Driven Product Management: How To Become an Insight-Driven PM

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This article discusses how data-driven product management can help you use the right data, to uncover the right insights, and ultimately build the right product. Join our upcoming webinar, “ Becoming Expert: From Data-Driven to Insight-Driven Product Management – A Critical Key to Your Product’s Success. what does it really mean to Product Managers? The funny thing is, Product Managers have been doing DDDM for a long time.

July 23, webinar: My Stories Aren’t Long Enough…

Mironov Consulting

What: My Stories Aren’t Long Enough… (1 hour webinar). Product managers/owners often hear from their development team that all user stories are too short, insufficient, skimpy. In this webinar, Rich shares thoughts on engaging with development teams to unpack issues, collaborate better, and not get stuck in overly prescriptive processes. When: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 , 10 am PT / 1:00 pm ET. Sponsor: Synerzip. Register here (free).

21 Mobile Product Management Resources


Product managers are rapidly advancing their skills, and as a result, the industry as a whole has had to level-up to compete as the world’s biggest brands continue to adopt a mobile-first approach. The Apptentive community has been on the front lines of the changes to mobile product management, and as a result, has been eager for content to advance their skills. We’ve written a lot—and I mean A LOT—of content focused around mobile product management.

Rapid Product Research During Uncertain Times

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Every choice we make right now can make or break us. If we want our products to grow we need to practice rapid, continuous product discovery to understand and adapt to the changes in our customer’s lives. Join Holly Hester-Reilly as she shares her knowledge from years of experience teaching product managers and researchers on how to make evidence-based product decisions with rapid research.

3 Critical Skills Preventing You From Becoming a Great Product Manager

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However, when it comes to a career in Product Management, just focusing on strengths is not going to cut it. Product managers must think strategically about their skill sets and address their weakest areas to give their products the best chance of success. We will explain why these three skills are important to product managers and offer some tips to improve. When product managers underperform in key skill areas, their teams and products suffer.

Webinar #6: Product Owner Anti-Patterns

The Product Coalition

TL;DR: Webinar Product Owner Anti-Patterns The sixth Hands-on Agile webinar product owner anti-patterns addresses twelve ways to improve a product owner’s skill set. should reach out to your product owner and offer support. not the product owner.

May 12: Covid19’s Impact On Your Product Strategy (webinar)

Mironov Consulting

Topic: Covid19’s Impact On Your Product Strategy. But now many of us in product or development organizations are shifting attention to how this crisis changes priorities and product plans. Product Management Upcoming Events agile customer thinking economics leadership markets product management roadmapsWhen: Tuesday 12 May , 10am PT / 12:00pm CT / 1pm ET. Hosted by: Synerzip. Register here.

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 1

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This article is the first in a three part series on how to accelerate your Product Management career. To learn about these strategies more in-depth and receive a Product Management Career Plan Template, sign up for the webinar – How to Accelerate Your PM Career, Part 1: Top Strategies to Advance Rapidly on September 27, 2019. My next step would have been Vice President of Product Management and then probably a CEO of a start-up or a publicly held company.

Project Analytics: Visibility that Aids Risk Management

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Product Managers face changes that put delivery at risk. This session will focus on the use of a One-Dimensional Product Backlog from a risk management point of view. Applying cascading risk thinking to make better strategic product trade-offs.