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

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!)

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.

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.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

technology firms in the world. barriers to experiment with on-demand cloud technologies combined with lower switching pains forced us. We received responses from 500+ business and technology professionals. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS.

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 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.

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.

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. The post The Future of Talking to Technology appeared first on MindTheProduct.

The State of Product Leadership

Insights from 300 Technology Product Management Executives and Managers

Using Habit-Forming Technology for Good by Nir Eyal

Mind the Product

Summary: In this ProductTank NYC talk, behavioral designer Nir Eyal examines the ways in which product design can influence consumer behavior, and discusses how to apply this thinking across various technologies to create a positive impact on the world.

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.

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

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.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Since underlying technology is constantly evolving, the upkeep of their application’s analytics component. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach.

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!

Forrester report: Digital CX more about understanding humans than technology

UserTesting

Most companies still lack the expertise … The post Forrester report: Digital CX more about understanding humans than technology appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Analyst firm Forrester recently published a powerful report on Digital CX Trends, 2018 by CX analysts Andrew Hogan, Jennifer Wise, and Kelly Price. Overall, the analysts found that the digital CX gap is widening.

The Product Cloud: An Integrated Toolchain Transforming Product Management

The technologies. 38 Advances in product analytics technology have made it possible to collect. Using session replay technology, teams can capture. Using session replay technology, a designer can play back all user. Before replay technology, the Wistia product team.

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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Forrester report: Digital CX more about understanding humans than technology

UserTesting

Most companies still lack the expertise … The post Forrester report: Digital CX more about understanding humans than technology appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Analyst firm Forrester recently published a powerful report on Digital CX Trends, 2018 by CX analysts Andrew Hogan, Jennifer Wise, and Kelly Price. Overall, the analysts found that the digital CX gap is widening.

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

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

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?

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.

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.

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 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 […].

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 […].

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.

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."

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

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

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.