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The Product Bistro

But, time marches on, technology and demographics change. product management strategy cloud marketing segments technology transformationIntroduction. One of the most challenging tasks in product management is a major architecture shift of a product.

How Calm Technology Can Help Us Be More Human by Amber Case

Mind the Product

As demonstrated with her TED talk we are all cyborgs now Amber Case has a pretty unique perspective on how technology impacts people’s’ lives. Instead, we should be aiming for calm technology. It’s key principles are: Technology shouldn’t require all of our attention.

What is a technology roadmap, really?

Roadmunk

One of the most popular roadmaps in our template library is the technology roadmap. Now, ‘technology” is kind of a loosey-goosey moniker—but the ambiguity is a result of its broad application (and this broad application also happens to be why this roadmap is so popular).

Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video)

Nir Eyal

Some tech critics will have you believe that technology is “hijacking your brain” or that it’s “irresistible.” In my recent talk at The Next Web conference, I discuss: The difference between technological addiction and distraction. The post Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video) appeared first on Nir and Far. Putting Technology In Its Place Uncategorized addiction bad habits Habits Manipulation

Build vs. Buy: Implementing the Right Experimentation Solution

Experimentation is about more than a technology. If choosing to work with an open source technology, do your due. matter can be as important, if not more so, than the technology that enables testing. technology decision. Technology leaders often consider a.

The Four People Addicting You to Technology

Nir Eyal

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?, The post The Four People Addicting You to Technology appeared first on Nir and Far. Putting Technology In Its Place addiction bad habits distraction Facebook Habits technology triggers

Technology is Distracting and Addictive. Here’s How to Fix It. (Video)

Nir Eyal

Our personal technology is becoming more pervasive and persuasive. Instead of offering another knee-jerk reaction, here’s my take on the perils and promise of persuasive technology. The post Technology is Distracting and Addictive. Designing Ethically Putting Technology In Its Place ethics Persuasive technologyCritics claim it is addictive, irresistible, and hijacking our brain.

How to Build Technology that Feels Like a Friend

Nir Eyal

The post How to Build Technology that Feels Like a Friend appeared first on Nir and Far. It’s impossible to ignore all the buzz about AI bots. Last month, Facebook’s David Marcus announced that over 30,000 bots have been built since the opening of its Messenger app to bot developers in April. Other companies like Google, Amazon, and Slack are welcoming bot-building developers to their platforms with open arms.

Technology-Powered Disruption

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While my focus is primarily on technology-powered software products, services and devices, I’m also very interested to find other industries where the techniques of modern product are used to disrupt their spaces. Of all the amazing technology achievements of the past decades, I personally find this one the most impressive. Most people by now have read Marc Andreessen’s Why Software Is Eating The World.

Getting Started with Product Experimentation

technology, experimentation solutions present several critical.

Product Development When you Don’t Have the Right Technology Expertise

Mind the Product

A few months ago, I was given the task of delivering a product using technology that our company had never worked with and that our team had never encountered. Our task was to deliver an extension to our core product in a technology that my current team had no expertise in. They are smart, hardworking and very professional, but when the requested deadline is just two months away and requires new technology skills, it is unrealistic to expect them to succeed.

Rising to the top. as a female in technology

Product Manager in Heels

It's become painfully evident to me in recent years that there is a gender gap not only in technology but in the workplace in general. In technology, I am one women out of a team of five. career competition Leadership mentor Product Management technology women

Dear Strategy: 034 Technology Driven Strategy

Dear Strategy

On this week’s episode, host Bob Caporale answers the following question: Dear Strategy: “As a product development team, how can we best reinforce technology driven strategy?”. The post Dear Strategy: 034 Technology Driven Strategy appeared first on Dear Strategy Podcast. Read the full blog post. Original Music by Bob Caporale. Podcast

Dear Strategy: 034 Technology Driven Strategy

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “As a product development team, how can we best reinforce technology-driven strategy?”. And, because of this, I need to start my answer by saying – please make sure that a technology-driven strategy is, in fact, what the organization wants you to reinforce. . Not every product strategy will be technology-driven. Because there’s absolutely no way to reinforce a technology-driven strategy if you have no money to spend on technology in the first place.

Is Wearable Technology Here to Stay? [POLL]

UserTesting

Many folks think that wearables are the biggest tech development since the smartphone … The post Is Wearable Technology Here to Stay? The market is hot right now with wearable devices. Google Glass, Fitbit, and smartwatches are becoming more mainstream. But are they really the way of the future? POLL] appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product wearable tech

Hooked - How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Speaker: Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us? Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit?

Women in Product Management: Sarah Hatfield, VP Product Management at OnProcess Technology

280 Group

For our fourth installment of Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Sarah Hatfield, VP Product Management and Client Solutions at OnProcess Technology.

Product Management Career Ladders at 8 Top Technology Firms

Sachin Rekhi

Since there isn’t a lot of discussion about this out there, I wanted to share what the career ladders look like for product managers at 8 top technology firms as well as some of the key dimensions upon which advancement in the profession occur. Product organizations tend to be a small proportion of technology firm’s overall R&D teams, with ratios of up to 1 product manager to 10 engineers as common. Slides: Product Management Career Ladders.

Upcoming Events; Product Management Technology; SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit recap

Good Product Manager

Results From Our 2017 Study — summarizes the findings from our 2017 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools and Technology Study , which looks at what tools and technologies are being used by b-to-b product managers. Upcoming Events. Summer is shaping up to be a busy one for me, with lots of presentations and events already booked. Here’s some of what’s coming up in the next few weeks — hope you can join me at one of them!

Upcoming Events; Product Management Technology; SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit recap

Good Product Manager

Results From Our 2017 Study — summarizes the findings from our 2017 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools and Technology Study , which looks at what tools and technologies are being used by b-to-b product managers. Upcoming Events. Summer is shaping up to be a busy one for me, with lots of presentations and events already booked. Here’s some of what’s coming up in the next few weeks — hope you can join me at one of them!

Tech Companies are Addicting People! But Should They Stop?

Nir Eyal

To understand technology addiction (or any addiction for that matter) you need to understand the Q-tip. Designing Ethically addiction bad habits ethics Persuasive technology technologyPerhaps you’ve never noticed there’s a scary warning on every box of cotton swabs that reads, “CAUTION: Do not enter ear canal…Entering the ear canal could cause injury.” How is it that the one thing most people do with Q-tips is […]. The post Tech Companies are Addicting People!

When Distraction is a Good Thing

Nir Eyal

Putting Technology In Its Place Upgrading Yourself distraction Habits technologyIs distraction a curse or a blessing? Not giving full attention to what we should be doing makes us miss deadlines, fail classes, and crash into other drivers. Distraction certainly has a price. Nonetheless, we love our distractions! Social media, spectator sports, movies, books, TV shows, the news, video games – what would we do […].

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Data Acquisition: A Primer for IoT Product Managers

Tech Product Management

IoT TechnologyOne of the key attributes of the Internet of Things is its ability to measure physical signals to better understand the world around us. It is a very important topic and one that Product Managers should have a good grasp on.

SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit is Next Week! Plus, 2017 Product Management Tools and Technology Study

Good Product Manager

2017 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools and Technology Study. I’m pleased to announce the findings from our 2017 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools and Technology Study , which looks at what tools and technologies are being used by b-to-b product managers. SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit is Next Week! I’ll be in Las Vegas next week for the SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit , which runs from May 16-19.

SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit is Next Week! Plus, 2017 Product Management Tools and Technology Study

Good Product Manager

2017 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools and Technology Study. I’m pleased to announce the findings from our 2017 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools and Technology Study , which looks at what tools and technologies are being used by b-to-b product managers. SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit is Next Week! I’ll be in Las Vegas next week for the SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit , which runs from May 16-19.

Product Management Technologies; Five Essentials for Strategic Product Management; Planning Assumptions for 2016

Good Product Manager

We’ve been busy at SiriusDecisions with a lot of new research and resources for b-to-b product management leaders and product managers: The ABCs of Product Management Technologies. In my first post for the new SiriusDecisions Marketplace, I cover The ABCs of Product Management Technologies. SiriusDecisions Marketplace™ is a first-of-its-kind online destination for sales, marketing and product teams to learn from their peers and do research on technology and service providers.

Reflections on the Technology Stack for Connected

Sachin Rekhi

Given the recent acquisition of Connected by LinkedIn , I thought it would be a great time to reflect on what worked well with our technology stack as well as what I would like to improve going forward. If you haven’t had a chance to check them out, feel free to review my previous posts where I detail our technology stack and the open source libraries we leverage.

How do Product Managers Keep up with Technology?

All About Product Management

In general Product Management and/or Technical Product Management is about orientating between business and markets trends and needs and being able utilise technology to define product features and enhancements. I also subscribe to a number of usability- and technology-oriented RSS feeds."

How to Stay Informed Without Losing Your Mind

Nir Eyal

Putting Technology In Its Place Upgrading Yourself distraction news technology triggers unhookedAround the election, in a desperate search for answers about our nation’s future, I found myself scrolling, reading, and watching everything I could. I was trapped in an endless pull-to-refresh cycle of consuming more news, tweets, posts, and videos than was good for me. I told myself that I was staying informed, that this was […].

What Do Product Managers Need To Know About Self-Driving Cars?

The Accidental Product Manager

An example of another product that had big impacts using technology is airplane autopilots. Product automation autopilot aviation collision avoidance cruise control Google limits of the technology proceed slowly Tags self-driving car

Your Ability to Focus Has Probably Peaked : Here’s How to Stay Sharp

Nir Eyal

Changing Your Habits Putting Technology In Its Place distraction focusHaving a hard time focusing lately? You’re not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every twelve minutes in the workplace, and every three minutes in university settings. In an age of constant digital interruptions, it is no wonder you’re having trouble ignoring distractions. In their new book, The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech […].

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Your World is Full of Placebo Buttons (and That’s a Good Thing)

Nir Eyal

The fundamental reason we use technology of all sorts, from stone tools to the latest iPhone, is to make us feel better. Building Better Products Triggers That Move People emotion placebo technology UXAll products and services, everything we buy and use, have but one job—to modulate our mood. To prove the point, consider how perception of relief is tantamount to actual relief. Consider the so-called placebo […].

Product Management Technologies; Five Essentials for Strategic Product Management; Planning Assumptions for 2016

Good Product Manager

We’ve been busy at SiriusDecisions with a lot of new research and resources for b-to-b product management leaders and product managers: The ABCs of Product Management Technologies. In my first post for the new SiriusDecisions Marketplace, I cover The ABCs of Product Management Technologies. SiriusDecisions Marketplace is a first-of-its-kind online destination for sales, marketing and product teams to learn from their peers and do research on technology and service providers.

How to Regain Focus at Work by Slaying the Messaging Monster

Nir Eyal

Technology is taking over our lives, especially in the workplace. What can we do to put technology in its place to finally get focused work done? Changing Your Habits Putting Technology In Its PlaceBelow are resources, tools, and articles for regaining focus in your digital life. These are tools I use myself but is not meant to be an exhaustive list. Full disclosure […]. The post How to Regain Focus at Work by Slaying the Messaging Monster appeared first on Nir and Far.

Moving from Technology to Product Management to increase business skills

All About Product Management

Bikram Gupta has been been in Product Management for over 3 years he has worked in various markets and technologies such as: Telecom/Wireless, Data Networking, and Security domains. Having Technology & programming skills were not enough.

Building a challenger bank the Monzo way – Ole Mahrt (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

They hoped to kick-start technological innovation within the banking industry through increasing competition. Technology Shouldn’t be a Bottleneck. Ole describes the dire state of technology within existing banks in 2012.

Why It’s So Hard to Create a Good User Experience in IoT

Tech Product Management

There are more layers of technology, more users to please, and more teams to coordinate than ever before. Throughout the years, UX practices have evolved and adapted to the latest technology trends, from the […]. IoT Technology IoT User Experience (UX

How to Build Great Products in the AI World

Mind the Product

What does technology do to society? When technology and human ingenuity gets together, everybody in society profits. Overall though, technology makes everyone healthier and richer. The most important thing in technology is AI.

Why Our Tech Obsession Might Be a Work Obsession

Nir Eyal

This interview was part of a Heleo Conversation on the topic of technology obsession, work-life balance, and challenging assumptions in order to change behavior. Changing Your Habits Putting Technology In Its Place addiction workNir’s Note: Below is the transcript of an interview I did with David Burkus, an award-winning podcaster and author of Under New Management: The Unexpected Truths about Leading Great Organizations.

3 Pillars of the Most Successful Tech Products

Nir Eyal

Building Better Products How to Start-Up engagement startup technologyIf you’ve started a tech company to make a lot of money, chances are you’re bad at math—or simply delusional. Statistically speaking, your odds of a big-time payday are somewhere between zero and almost zero. Ninety-two percent of startups fail within three years. Only one percent of apps in the Apple App Store are financially successful. […].