Children and Technology: 3 Things Parents Need To Know

Nir Eyal

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Technology Transformation – Adobe Lightroom

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.


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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

Migrating Customers to New Technology, Products, Platforms

bpma ProductHub

by Davide Cis and Neil Baron – We tackled the subject of migrating customers to new technology, products and platforms (migration henceforth) at our August Product Executive Forum (PEF), where experienced product management and product marketing professionals from the Boston area meet to discuss shared challenges and find innovative solutions.

Scaling Agile With Collaborative Learning

Speaker: Yuval Yeret, Enterprise Agile Coach, AgileSparks; Aryeh Sivan, Senior Director of Engineering, Akamai Technologies; and Yuval Zach, VP Customers, Shamaym

Continuous learning is a new addition to the Scaled Agile Framework. Join us for a panel discussion with Akamai, AgileSparks, and Shamaym sharing successful strategies for scaling Agile and practical takeaways for your team.

Sales Technology: 3 Trends You Need to Know

Inside Intercom

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended entire industries, forcing rapid change in the ways companies do business and dramatically accelerating the adoption of new technologies. Scale by Intercom conversational support funnel sales technology Scale

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

The Unbelievable Future of Habit-Forming Technology

Nir Eyal

In this interview with Max Ogles, McGonigal discusses impact of future technologies on behavior, habits, and the way […]. The post The Unbelievable Future of Habit-Forming Technology appeared first on Nir and Far. Nir’s Note: Jane McGonigal is a game designer at The Institute for the Future and bestselling author of Reality is Broken and SuperBetter. She’ll be speaking at the upcoming Habit Summit in April. You can register here!)

Quick Guide: the 5 Layers of the IoT Technology Stack

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

In this post, I describe the five layers of the IoT technology stack and how Product Managers can incorporate them into their product strategy and roadmap. The post Quick Guide: the 5 Layers of the IoT Technology Stack appeared first on Daniel Elizalde.

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.

Prioritizing Customer Experience Using SLIs & SLOs: A Case Study from The Telegraph

Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a key pillar of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and are the principal tool for eliminating needless alerts and focusing on what really matters to the business.

e-Justice Systems: Design Challenges within the Technology Industry

The Product Coalition

Another difficulty is the unequal availability of technology for different segments of the population, also called ‘the digital divide.’ Let’s examine what challenges product development teams face when creating electronic justice systems.

Stop Building Inefficient Technology

The Product Coalition

How to ascertain if your technology investment reinforces sustainability A common yet unnoticed pitfall in both startups and mature companies is the low efficiency in their technology spend. The perception on technology investments has typically been founded on a cost perspective.

No Such Thing As a Technology Canvas? Now there is.

The Product Coalition

Struggling to facilitate technology focused product workshops? Enter the technology canvas! A helpful tool to align strategy and technology Continue reading on Product Coalition ». technology technology-consulting strategy technology-planning technology-strategy

"Addicted" to Technology? Why You Need To Turn The Tables And Hack Back!

Nir Eyal

The post "Addicted" to Technology? Why You Need To Turn The Tables And Hack Back! appeared first on Nir and Far. Habits

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

How Your Mobile Acquisition Strategy Impacts Your Technology Choices

The Product Coalition

In some cases, development and technology choices may even stop you from using certain acquisition channels. Please note, this post is about looking at the different channels to acquire mobile users and assessing which mobile development and technology options best fit each channel.

Adopting Cloud Technology

eG Innovations

New Survey Data on Cloud Technology Adoption Trends. The adoption of Kubernetes, container, microservices, and PaaS technologies. Some of the results included: A substantial 88% of respondents had already adopted public cloud technology in some form to support business applications.

This is How the Media is Misleading You on “Technology Addiction”

Nir Eyal

The post This is How the Media is Misleading You on “Technology Addiction” appeared first on Nir and Far. Integrity

How Do We Take the Temperature of Web 3.0 Technology Building Blocks

The Product Coalition

By examining the foundational technology building blocks and customer adoption of new technologies. Metrics Always Matter More than Hype What metrics do we use to get a “health check” of value creation for new technology? This technology is still cooking.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Impact of Blockchain in Telemedicine Technology

The Product Coalition

Blockchain: It is a distributed ledger technology that ensures data security, brings absolute transparency to the system and eliminates third-party interventions. Blockchain in Telemedicine Blockchain came with efficient solutions to multiple issues prevailing in telemedicine systems.

The New Way To Pay For Your Coffee: 6 Must-know Payments technology

The Product Coalition

As a result of this, payments technology across all industries have been disrupted by the evolution of new technologies. the biggest technology giant Apple is launching Tap to Pay on iPhone in the US. The newest innovations include EMV, biometrics, and chip-n-pin technology.

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.

How Has Technology Adoption Life Cycle Been Shortened in 2021?


SaaS has fundamentally changed the technology adoption life cycle for software. The birth, rise, and demise of new software technologies can now be measured in months instead of decades. So what has happened to the Technology Adoption Life Cycle in 2021?

Trusted AI 102: A Guide to Building Fair and Unbiased AI Systems

The risk of bias in artificial intelligence (AI) has been the source of concern and debate. High-profile examples demonstrate the reality that AI is not a default “neutral” technology and can come to reflect or exacerbate bias encoded in human data.

Core responsibility: How we scaled our core technologies team

Inside Intercom

It’s a familiar problem for all companies that scale fast – how do you keep your core technologies manageable for the increasing number of teams that depend on them? How our core technologies were being used was also diverging, leading to needlessly increased complexity in our systems.

The Technology Adoption Curve in SaaS: What is It and How to Accelerate That Process?


Wondering what the Technology Adoption Curve is? The technology adoption curve shows the distribution of users depending on how quickly and easily they embrace technological innovation. What is the technology adoption curve? Technology adoption lifecycle stage 2: Interest.

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 moral obligation of tech companies who knowingly addict […] The post Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video) appeared first on Nir and Far.

Starting with Why in Technology

The Product Coalition

humane-tech startup innovation technology product-managementFrom anywhere you are in the organization Continue reading on ».

MLOps 101: The Foundation for Your AI Strategy

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) allows organizations to alleviate many of the issues on the path to AI with ROI by providing a technological backbone for managing the machine learning lifecycle through automation and scalability.

How new technology is affecting SMBs

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Cayden Whitmond Now more than ever, the future of business is one shaped by fast-paced innovations to technology and the way that work is done. In the past, emerging tech may have been exclusive to bigger businesses, … Continue reading → Knowledge Learning Techology AI Artificial Intelligence chatbot cybersecurity Innovation Machine Learning SMBs technology

New McKinsey Report Spotlights Product Management and Other Reskilling Efforts in Response to Market and Technology Trends

280 Group

Rapid market and technology changes are driving companies to seek increased product innovation and operational effectiveness to keep up with the pace of change. Only by closing such skill gaps can organizations hope to keep pace with rapid market and technology changes.

SUNDAY REWIND: How calm technology can help us be more human by Amber Case

Mind the Product

In her talk, she discusses the concept of Calm Technology and how it can help us to be more human during a technological age. [.] Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: How calm technology can help us be more human by Amber Case appeared first on Mind the Product.

Voice of the Customer Technology Buying: Turn Fear Into Power


In Gartner’s November 2019 “ Accelerate Buying Decisions ” article, analysts make an important distinction: “Technology buying is typically an act of change.” No matter your business, change and investment in new Voice of the Customer (VoC) technology can be scary.

Drive Employee and Customer Satisfaction with SLAs

Speaker: John Goodman, Vice Chairman, CCMC, Customer Care Measurement & Consulting

Let's start making tech serve us rather than be a substitute for us. Let's empower our employees and give them the tools and strategies that will make even the angriest customer a loyal customer. Join John Goodman, Vice Chairman of Customer Care Measurement and Consulting and author of Customer Experience 3.0, and master customer rage for an insightful webinar on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Book Review: Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics

Business of Software Conference

Book Review: ‘Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics’ Stephanie Hare, author of the recently published, ‘ Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics’ , will join us at Business of Software Conference Online next week, 9 March to talk about an important topic. Is technology neutral? For them, technology and society are linked and technology has to be considered in this much wider context.

Best Practices: Choosing a Technology Stack


The truth is that the best technology stack is the one that serves your company’s needs at the given moment. Take the time to evaluate the existing technology stack before making a commitment to something “new and improved”, even if it is your favorite. A visual, interactive road map of your current tech stack and the new suggestion helps the entire team understand your company’s technologies. Your investment in a tech stack will change along with technology.

Technology-Powered Disruption


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.

Choosing the Best Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Technology for Your Enterprise

eG Innovations

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a technology that refers to the use of virtual machines to provide and manage virtual desktops. There are several vendors of VDI technologies today – Citrix with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, VMware with Horizon, AWS with WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0,

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.