Tom-Tom Erik Isaksen – Disrupt Yourself or Die

Mind the Product

Lean Product Management Product Management Process Disruption Innovation Mvp telco telecommunications ValidationTom-Tom Erik Isaksen is the head of product, Norway, at Telia , a telecom service provider. He leads a department called Division X at Telia which creates next-generation concepts that are validated and adopted into the business lines. Speaking at Product Tank Oslo , he starts off saying: “Division X is building a whole new product in the engineering division.

The Global Benchmark Survey: Product Management Skills – Initial Insights

280 Group

These product management professionals worked across 25 different industries, with the largest concentrations in software, manufacturing, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and IT services, and finance and financial services.

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When is “Agile Scaling” the Answer?

Johanna Rothman

My very first job out of school was a development role on a very large telecommunications system for the Department of Defense. We probably could not have developed that telecommunications system with 12 people.

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A Deep Dive into Video Streaming: Popularity, Features, and Adoption


As the market continues to lean into video streaming, the trends surrounding its adoption and satisfaction are becoming increasingly relevant for device makers, video content producers, telecommunications companies, and anyone who wants to take even a small slice out of this growing pie.

Our Favorite Thank You Notes from Customers and Testers


I received an email noting the fantastic support on a project I managed for a telecommunications customer. ‘Tis the season for gratitude.

Solving Product Development Challenges With Product Review

Mind the Product

I decided to use this tool when I was the VP of product management and innovation at Telenor, Norway’s state-owned telecommunications provider. Have you ever worried about knowing what to do next for your product?

How to Build High Functioning Teams

Pragmatic Marketing

Kirsten Butzow has over 20 years of product management and marketing experience serving the education technology and telecommunications industries in senior product management and marketing roles.

How to use network diagrams in project management


When thinking about network diagrams , most people think of something that depicts a telecommunication network. When it comes to projects, the bigger it is, the more complex the management process becomes. There are tasks to plan, schedules to organize, and dependencies to juggle.

How Can Product Managers Recenter Goals for the Rest of the Year?


Some customers became more reliant on products and services, such as delivery services and telecommunications, while others went dormant or fell out of favor, such as travel apps and rideshares. Unless your product management stack includes a crystal ball, all those goals and resolutions we made way back in January likely didn’t take global pandemics, fluctuating economies, and social unrest into account. Every year is unpredictable, but 2020 has been truly outdoing itself.

The Cycle of Life in Entrepreneurship

The Product Coalition

The telecommunication industry went through a hockey stick growth when mobile phones hit the market. I recall a discussion about life being a cyclical series of habits or activities in a time progression. We do almost the same thing every day?—?wake

New Product Development: an Introduction to Gate Systems

Mind the Product

I used to be head of product at Telenor, Norway’s state-owned telecommunications company, which also has a big portion of its operations in Asia. New product development is a risky business for companies – the failure rate for product launches hovers around 40%.

The Number One Thing Product Managers Want This Year


One product manager at a mid-size telecommunications firm warns about a “fixation on revenue or other specific KPIs without focusing on other KPIs that could reveal trends with dire consequences.”.

[Case Study] Using Balsamiq for Better Design Communication


Until recently, for over 2 years, I mainly worked in telecommunications. Gregory Wolanski is an active writer about UX and recently published an article about his use of Balsamiq called "When and how I use Balsamiq". In it, he calls Balsamiq "an elegant digital napkin.".

Webinar: What to Do Before and After a Mobile App Launch to Improve Customer Experience


Getting your app up and running is only half the battle. What comes next is equally as important. How do you determine what is and isn’t working? How do you know what your customers need and want?

How understanding your tribe can help you build your product?

The Product Coalition

Most of these villages before the rise of cities and telecommunications lived in almost complete autarky. We are always looking for new people to meet, new customers for our product, new goals to reach with our digital marketing or product marketing.

How We Conducted User Research in The Arab Market

UX Studio

Since the national telecommunication companies authenticate all phone numbers, they trust social platforms with phone number registration very much. “Our product does not need any changes if we want to bring it to new markets because it will be successful anyway, just like at home,” said no smart product owner ever. They know that designing a good product is hard. Designing a good product for a new market is even harder.

Rune Madsen on the intersection of user experience and design systems

Inside Intercom

I taught a class called Reinventing Production Tools at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU last semester with a fellow professor, Patrick Hebron, and one thing that we really encourage students to do is to not think about replacing Photoshop, but thinking about much more domain specific tools. 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.

6 Reasons to Get Excited About Gainsight and the Next Decade of Customer Success


We have customers from a variety of industries, including Computer software, Corporate Services, Telecommunications, Financial Services, and Healthcare. Customer success has taken the business world by storm, and not just in tech and SaaS.