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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.

Migrating Customers to New Technology, Products, Platforms

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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.

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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

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.

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.

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. Featured Posts Getting started with IoT IoT TechnologyYou’ve probably heard a lot on how the Internet of Things (IoT) will revolutionize many areas of our life.

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.

"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

Starting with Why in Technology

The Product Coalition

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Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

APIs and Open Technology by Jeremy Brown

Mind the Product

Jeremy Brown heads up Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and he works with organisations who are looking to adapt their operations for the technology landscape of the digital era. The post APIs and Open Technology by Jeremy Brown appeared first on Mind the Product.

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.

Best Practices: Choosing a Technology Stack

Izenda

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.

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

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

Business Before Technology?—?What Does It Mean?

The Product Coalition

Business Before Technology?—?What The article is called “Business before technology”. The best interface is no interface Since business is put before technology, and programming is perceived as a tool to achieve the goal, it’s good to pay attention to the apps’ visual component?—?UI/UX Business Before Technology?—?What What Does It Mean? Implementing your idea into reality requires a lot of effort.

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.

The Next era of Technology by Marie Louise Gørvild

Mind the Product

The post The Next era of Technology by Marie Louise Gørvild appeared first on Mind the Product. Every year, for MTP Engage Hamburg, we invite speakers from outside the mainstream product scene and ask them to contribute an additional perspective to stimulate discussion among our audience.

Using Technology to Aid Your COVID-19 Back to Work Strategy

Emerge Insights

The post Using Technology to Aid Your COVID-19 Back to Work Strategy appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency. Data Analysis Enterprise Insights TechnologyThe media coverage of the pandemic has created so much uncertainty and misdirection that the general public has developed a considerable amount of confusion and mistrust. People are worried about their safety, and experiencing anxiety due to fear of the unknown and lack of planning.

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? Nir Eyal answers these questions (and many more) by explaining the Hook Model—a four-step process embedded into the products of many successful companies to subtly encourage customer behavior.

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. The concept of calm technology came out of Xerox PARC in the mid 90s as a reaction to the increasingly hectic world that they were designing and in which we live. It’s key principles are: Technology shouldn’t require all of our attention.

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.

What technological innovation really means for your product and company

The Product Coalition

A lot has been talked lately about how technological innovation is reshaping our world. From that perspective, anything from hardware, software, processes, skills and knowledge can be seen as technology. What about technological innovation? It is far beyond from common sense!

How to Drive Product Innovation with Emerging Technologies

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Join me on August 13 at the Lean Product & Lean UX Silicon Valley virtual meetup, where I’ll discuss how Product Leaders can drive product innovation with emerging technologies. Register for this event today We live in an exciting time where new technologies like IoT, 5G, AI, and edge computing promise to shape the world. […]. The post How to Drive Product Innovation with Emerging Technologies appeared first on Daniel Elizalde.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

Tech philosopher Alex Wolf on designing harmonious technology

Inside Intercom

Unpacking this central conundrum is at the heart of Alex Wolf’ s work – the self-described “consumer-facing anthropologist” has made a career by thinking deeply and talking widely about issues related to the pervasive role of technology in modern life. Technology will never be good or bad.

Women in Product Management: Jeannie Griffin, VP of Product and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Jeannie Griffin, Vice President of Products and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events. The post Women in Product Management: Jeannie Griffin, VP of Product and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events appeared first on 280 Group.

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Automating Technology Services Sales

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Selling technology services is stuck in the dark ages. First, the services pricing and proposal process takes place in a silo, distant from the technology product or subscription sale. Services CPQ is designed to make selling services fast, simple, spreadsheet free, and seamlessly integrated with technology product sales Second, services are almost always priced and sold using spreadsheets, proposal and SOW templates, and endless emails—just like it was 20 years ago.

Build resilient businesses that compete beyond technology, product and price

Strategyzer

Business models that move beyond the rat race of competing on product, service, technology, and price. Leaders can inspire their teams to build superior business models. It is not the job of senior leaders to provide the answers, rather provide the fertile ground to allow for innovative thinking. By asking their teams better questions, leaders can spark innovative thinking to build superior business models. The Assessment Questions for Leaders help them do that.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

In today’s ambitious business environment, many companies are taking an embedded analytics approach to capitalizing on the value of their information. Learn all about embedded analytics in this guide by Sisense, including a general overview of embedded analytics, the different approaches to embedding BI and analytics, and the benefits and challenges of the most popular BI solution technologies.

The Impact of User Research Technology on Data Quality

Generation Focus

Globalization and technological advancements since then have reshaped the market research industry time and again. So the question then remains: Can we push the future of market research and technology to give us higher quality data, thus giving us the best of both worlds?

We need to calm our technology down

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Find tranquility in calm technology. So much so that big companies are now investing in following principles and guidelines of Calm Technology. Kid you not, Calm Technology is an old term from 95, started by Xerox’s PARC researchers Mark Weiser and John Seely Brown as a reaction to the increasingly complex computing systems. Weister believed that technology should not be a source of stress, but instead help focus on the things that really mattered to the users.

Product Owner vs Product Manager? What’s The Difference?

The Product Coalition

technology product-owner startup product-management agileI’m going to answer this age-old question so you can be clear about where you sit in the company. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

The Future of Talking to Technology

Mind the Product

Talking with Technology’ is an engaging and thought-provoking talk about how Artificial Intelligence is changing the interface between humans and machines. Conversational AI applications like these will become the human face of technology in the not too far future, meaning less and less involvement between you and the people using your products. The post The Future of Talking to Technology appeared first on MindTheProduct.

Upgrading Data Security in a Crisis

Speaker: M.K. Palmore, VP Field CSO (Americas), Palo Alto Networks

In most cases, the COVID-19 crisis has sped up the desire to engage in digital transformation for medium-to-large scale enterprises. Roadmaps are rarely implemented without challenges. During this session, MK Palmore, the Field CSO (Americas) for Palo Alto Networks and a former public-sector executive, will walk through the difficulties of crisis planning execution in the midst of an organization's digital changes. He will use a combination of industry insights through statistical observations and direct customer feedback to emphasize the importance of adopting new technologies to battle an ever changing threat landscape.

Voice of the Customer Technology Buying: Turn Fear Into Power

Apptentive

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.

How to Create a Technology Strategy for your Growing Digital Product

Emerge Insights

The post How to Create a Technology Strategy for your Growing Digital Product appeared first on EMERGE | Digital Product Agency. Insights Product Strategy TechnologyAs a business leader, it is critical that you are always seeking to define and develop your digital product’s growth strategy and roadmap. This is not an easy task; it requires a detailed assessment of the challenges your product must overcome to serve the needs of users.

We Can’t Trust Technology Providers – Is It Time for a Code of Ethics?

Mind the Product

Questionable actions by leading tech giants hit the news every other day – from Facebook spying on its users and selling data, to Apple admitting it degrades batteries on purpose to force upgrades – it seems users just cannot trust the companies that provide us with everyday technology. Technology is meant to make our lives better, but somewhere along the line someone decided it was okay for companies to take advantage of their consumers.

5 Advancing Surgical Technologies Shaping The Future of Healthcare

Arkenea

Surgical technology is on a boom in the current decade. The post 5 Advancing Surgical Technologies Shaping The Future of Healthcare appeared first on Arkenea. Here are 5 tech innovations that will transform the field of surgery in the future. Product Success

Nine Companies Share 30+ Best Practices for Creating Embedded Analytics Products

In this 4-part series, product and technology leaders share insights for successfully going to market with a data product. Download the eBook now, and find out how you can embed analytics in your solution, from building your business case to designing and launching your product.