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6 Product Management Nightmares

280 Group

6 Product Management Nightmares Just when you thought your strategy was safe — your product vision clearly defined and your roadmap carefully scheduled and planned — we introduce the new and disturbing PRODUCT NIGHTMARES, coming to you in the form of 50s and 60s B-horror flicks. The remedy?

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3 Empowerment Levels in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link] Introduction To discuss empowerment in product management, I find it helpful to distinguish three main levels of decision-making authority, product delivery, product discovery, and product strategy, as the model in Figure 1 shows. [1]

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Agile vs. Roadmaps — Ending the Battle [+Webinar]

280 Group

Sign up for our October 15th webinar, Unlocking a More Strategic Product Roadmap using Agile , to learn more in-depth about taking your product roadmap to the next level using Agile. The Product Roadmap. As a result, linear product roadmaps could lead to linear software delivery.

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10 Product Roadmapping Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

1 The Product Roadmap is a Feature-based Plan. Traditional product roadmaps are usually output-focussed plans that map a list of features, like registration, search, and reporting, onto a timeline. Such a roadmap essentially states when a piece of functionality will be delivered. I don’t think so.

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Driving Business Impact for PMs

Speaker: Jon Harmer, Product Manager for Google Cloud

This session will provide you with a comprehensive set of tools to help you develop impactful products by shifting from output-based thinking to outcome-based thinking. You will deepen your understanding of your customers and their needs as well as identifying and de-risking the different kinds of hypotheses built into your roadmap.

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A Learning Roadmap for Product People

Roman Pichler

Overview of the Learning Roadmap. Like a modern product roadmap, a learning roadmap states the specific outcomes or benefits you’d like to achieve to become a more competent product person, and it captures them in form of learning goals. To make these ideas more concrete, let’s look at a sample learning roadmap.

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Successful Roadmaps Avoid One Thing: Drift

The Product Coalition

Golden rules for roadmap management. Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth” — Mike Tyson I’ve wrestled with weak roadmaps — even some downright disasters. It was something that happened over time, a term I’ve coined ‘roadmap drift’. Our product was evolving rapidly and haphazardly.

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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. How to reduce the risk associated with your product roadmap.

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It's Alive! Bringing Your Product Roadmap Back From the Dead

Speaker: Lisa Mo Wagner, Product Management Coach, Writer, Speaker and WomenTech Ambassador

Timeline roadmaps provide us with a false sense of certainty and security. Often, product teams fall into the trap of creating a roadmap that doesn’t support timely customer feedback. Companies frequently make this mistake by creating a product roadmap 1-3 years in advance. How to Manage your product roadmap.

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When Life Gives You Lemons Make PM Lemonade: Surviving Product Management During Crisis

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Keynote Speaker, Author & Entrepreneur

In fact, the entire way product managers work has completely changed. The work/life balance of PMs is being tested; managing a product team and various roadmaps virtually adds to the list of current challenges. Meanwhile many professionals are exploring if pivoting into product management is a career path for them.

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How to Evaluate and Implement Customer Feedback Into Your Product Roadmap

Speaker: Rebecca Notté, Product Operations Manager and Hannah Chaplin, Director of Product Marketing at Pendo

In this interactive session, Hannah and Rebecca will share their experience of building product roadmaps that align with company goals while also ensuring that customers are truly heard. You will come away having learned: A framework to follow which will help you evaluate and improve your Product Roadmap.

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How To Design Your Next Roadmap with Data-Driven Pit Stops Masterclass

Speaker: Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay

Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay, knows just how to help you generate value from your data. She will walk you through a data-driven roadmap designed to increase your workflow during your decision-making process. How to create your next data-driven roadmap. Ways to generate value from your current testing methods.

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How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfill, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. Roadmaps are guesses, and will often be “wrong”.

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Cracking the Code to Product Team Success: Data, Empathy, and Extraordinary Communication

Speaker: Donna Shaw - Senior Product Manager & Eric Frierson - Director of Innovation for Public and School Libraries

Product management goes beyond product development; it involves nurturing a cohesive team. Nonetheless, by leveraging foresight and valuable insights, you can cultivate a thriving product management team that works together harmoniously to craft customer-centric products.

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Managing Product Feedback at Scale

This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input. How to make more strategic product roadmap decisions based on data, not opinions.