System Thinking for Product Managers by Johanna Kollmann

Mind the Product

In one of the keynotes of this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg, Johanna Kollmann reviews established system thinking concepts and applies them to the world of today’s product management. Practical Ways of Understanding Systems. Changing the Rules of a System.

How to Make Product Management for Enterprise Systems Work

Mind the Product

I love building enterprise systems, because you get to work with your customers/users every day and literally see their lives change as you release new features. But building good enterprise systems is prone to failure, as author and product consultant Sam McAfee has recently pointed out.

Applying Systems Thinking to Your Product Development Process

280 Group

The post Applying Systems Thinking to Your Product Development Process appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

New Product Development: an Introduction to Gate Systems

Mind the Product

Gate systems have long been a way to control that risk, and have been implemented successfully in many industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to software to manufacturing. What is a Gate System? Why use a Gate System? Criteria drive the entire gate-system process.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

source systems in the same context. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough. Go beyond basic embedded dashboards to diferentiate your. application and maximize the value of embedded analytics.

The 5 Minute Guide to Design Systems

Userzoom

What a design system is, why you need one, and how to build it. Enter the design system. With advocates like Airbnb and Salesforce , design systems are seeing their popularity rise over the last few years. But what exactly are design systems? What Is a Design System?

Inspiration: a simpler system that worked perfectly

Under10 Playbook

A complex system that does not work is invariably found to have evolved from a simpler system that worked perfectly.—Murphy's But there's something even more systemic.

Agile Transformation: See Your System and Culture, Part 3

Johanna Rothman

If you read my scaling agile series , you can see that becoming an agile organization requires seeing your organization as a system with a culture. How can you see your system and your culture? See Your Organization as a System. When I talk about seeing your organization as a system, I mean how the parts work together and reinforce each other. The system has increased Cost of Delay for all projects and work. It’s the system.

Agile 54

How to gain buy-in for a product management system

ProductBoard

Imagine you’re the first product manager hired at a startup. Your new company developed its first product based on gut instinct, a little luck, and some user research. The product is relatively successful, and the company is growing. Your goal is to take the product to the next level.

Rune Madsen on the intersection of user experience and design systems

Inside Intercom

More than 50 years ago graphic designers realized that having shared underlying rules when creating a bunch of related objects, a design system, was a smart idea. But in today’s world there’s tension between a very broad general purpose design system and an in-house design system for a given company that’s very specific and tailored to them – like our Full Stack Design System , for example. The user experience of design systems.

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting.

Piracy Impact Podcast: Former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy Head Andy Clarkson (Part 1)

Revulytics

In part 1 of this interview, Michael talks to former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy and Compliance Head Andy Clarkson about leaving a 24 year career in UK law enforcement to build a career at IBM and Dassault addressing software piracy.

The Power of Performance Reviews: Use This System to Become a Better Manager

First Round Review

Performance reviews are key to accelerating your report's career. A former Airbnb Product Lead shares the conversation template that he's used to build high-performing teams and motivate growth all year long. Continue reading at First Round Review »

How to Build a CRM System for Your eCommerce Business

AB Tasty

This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How to Build a CRM System for Your eCommerce Business. A quick intro to CRM (customer relationship management) software: what it is, why it's important to your business, and how to choose the right one.

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

First Round Review

Here's the system she recommends to startups. Laura Gates has repaired interpersonal dynamics for orgs ranging from NASA to Shell Oil, from the military to tech giants. Continue reading at First Round Review »

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product.

Develop Your Hiring System Like a Product to Eliminate Bias and Boost Retention

First Round Review

At Medium, Dan Pupius and his team built a tremendously successful rubric for hiring using the principles of product development. Here's how they did it. Continue reading at First Round Review »

The Way We Teach Ourselves: How Our Internal Training System Evolved

UX Studio

At that time we didn’t really have an elaborate internal training system for the newcomers. well accidentally we had no heating on that day when the photo was taken)Thus started our internal training system. Next year, it will also form part of our newcomer training system.

UX 72

What Can India’s Paytm Mobile Payment System Teach Product Managers?

The Accidental Product Manager

Paytm was just another online payment system in the early days. One of the biggest challenges is that they are not the only Indian startup that is trying to attract customers to use their online payment system. The government has launched mobile payments system.

Design System in Sketch: Simplify Designer Developer Collaboration

UX Studio

Nowadays designers commonly do not create webpages or app screens, but focus on designing a design system instead. A design system does much more than serve as a UI kit or a style guide. Several blog posts and articles already describe how to create a design system on Sketch and how awesome this tool is for this purpose. But here I want to focus on a specific project we had at UX studio and how we created a design system for it. Why create a design system?

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

UX Research System – How We Introduced It To Our Design Method?

UX Studio

What needs to come after that, however, is creating a commonly accepted research system, where information is stored in a consistent and searchable way. In this post, I share with you the story of creating our own research system. . A confession: design systems had made me jealous. But how is this connected to the topic of research systems? By adding a research system to the method, we aim to scale this up while keeping our research trackable and current.

UX 73

Betterment Tested Three Performance Management Systems So You Don't Have To

First Round Review

As Founder and CEO of Betterment, Jon Stein realized startups can't just establish one way to measure employee performance — they have to continually iterate as they grow. Here's how to do it well. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Why small habits make a big difference

Lead on Purpose

For many in this audience, it connotes … Continue reading → Purpose habits processes results success systemsThe word ‘habit’ generates different thoughts depending on your situation. For some it’s that thing they are addicted to. For others it brings to mind the things they’re not doing and invokes anxiety.

150
150

Growth is a system, not a bag of tricks – Manifesto Conference Q&A video/transcript

Andrew Chen

Growth is a full model and system with linked parts and loops that align with your business. The post Growth is a system, not a bag of tricks – Manifesto Conference Q&A video/transcript appeared first on andrewchen

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Why Do The Walmart Product Managers Need Their Own Payment System?

The Accidental Product Manager

If they can make their system a success, then they’ll have come up with something to add to their product manager resume. The post Why Do The Walmart Product Managers Need Their Own Payment System?

Product Trends to Watch in 2019

Mind the Product

Understanding Systems Thinking. As we worked with corporate clients, and met hundreds of product managers in our public workshops, we realized that, with product eco-systems expanding, and services connecting hardware, real-life interactions and software tools, organizations need to come together and collaborate more. Systems thinking is the culmination of stakeholder management, and organizational alignment.

A new look for UserTesting: A brand and design system that connect

UserTesting

We’re thrilled to … The post A new look for UserTesting: A brand and design system that connect appeared first on UserTesting Blog. You may have noticed some changes to UserTesting recently. We’re excited to have made a number of updates not only to our website but also to the UserTesting platform (which we rolled out a few weeks ago). CX Design Product

UserTesting success story: A hospital system uses digital experiences as ultimate “display” of best in patient care

UserTesting

A regional hospital system wanted to explore using technology to address an outdated communications practice that was proving unsatisfactory to hospital staff and patients alike. As standard in hospital rooms, there would be a whiteboard upon which nursing staff would … The post UserTesting success story: A hospital system uses digital experiences as ultimate “display” of best in patient care appeared first on UserTesting Blog.

The recipe for developing your career as a product designer

Inside Intercom

They gain expertise in systems thinking , up-level in their prototyping abilities, become killer visual designers. Product & Design design system product designPicture this: You’re a product designer with a handful of years on your career path.

2016 – More Hardcore Product Management Ahead

The Secret PM Handbook

Systems. But instead of focusing on that goal this year, I’m going to focus on a system for being a better product manager. The idea is the system is what gets you to the goal. You still have the goal (maybe), but you pay attention to the system. Calendar, by Joy (CC 2.0

A new look for UserTesting: A brand and design system that connect

UserTesting

We’re thrilled to … The post A new look for UserTesting: A brand and design system that connect appeared first on UserTesting Blog. You may have noticed some changes to UserTesting recently. We’re excited to have made a number of updates not only to our website but also to the UserTesting platform (which we rolled out a few weeks ago). CX Design Product

Solving Product Development Challenges With Product Review

Mind the Product

Telenor has a gate system to categorize products ranging from ideas (Stars) through to mature products (Space Stations). Lastly, as with all systems, product review also requires senior management support. How Would you Improve Future Product Review Systems?

Piracy Impact Podcast: Former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy Head Andy Clarkson (Part 2)

Revulytics

In part 2 of this interview, Michael continues his conversation with former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy and Compliance Head Andy Clarkson. Be sure to start with Episode 4 for part 1 of this conversation!

Doing the heavy lifting together

The Product Coalition

ux product-development product-management systems-thinking agileHow product teams can work together to maximize impact “Driving is easy if you are the only one the road“ … my driving instructor had many wise words to share.

Interview With Hubert Palan, CEO of ProductBoard – Podcast Season 2, Episode 2

The Secret PM Handbook

Nils was presenting some ideas on a “ roll your own product management system of record ,” while Hubert was there to talk about the product he was building – a real product management system of record. Turn your company or tribal knowledge into a system. Think about team knowledge, the captured information you have, as something that deserves a system of record. Turn your company or tribal knowledge into a system.

Interview With Hubert Palan, CEO of ProductBoard, Part 2 – Podcast Season 2, Episode 2

The Secret PM Handbook

Podcast innovation productboard system of recordThis second part of our interview with Hubert Palan is the third episode of our new podcast season of All The Responsibility, None Of The Authority, crossposted from alltheresponsibility.com. I will be crossposting the new episodes from the new site to this feed as they are published (I’m a little behind now but will catch up!).

What is a technology roadmap, really?

Roadmunk

The broadest—and most universal—application of this roadmap, however, is defining and documenting the administration of an organization’s internal IT system. An internal IT systems roadmap helps teams implement a clear plan of action and make smarter decisions about technology.

Design leadership as a subversive activity

Inside Intercom

To achieve that you need to monitor the role of entropy in how your team operates – a kind of early warning alarm system that will give you a heads up before everything’s gone to hell. Design design design leadership design process design system startups