October, 2021

Agile vs. Roadmaps — Ending the Battle [+Webinar]

280 Group

Sign up for our October 15th webinar, Unlocking a More Strategic Product Roadmap using Agile , to learn more in-depth about taking your product roadmap to the next level using Agile. The Product Roadmap.

Seven Product Backlog Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

[link]. The Product Backlog is Too Big. A few years ago, I was asked to help a healthcare company with their agile transition and its impact on product management.


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Getting Over FOMO, the Fear of Missing Out

Nir Eyal

FOMO, the "fear of missing out,” refers to the feeling of “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere.”

An introduction to impact mapping – Tim Herbig on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

We asked consultant, trainer and author Tim Herbig to give us the crash course on Impact Mapping, including how to get people to understand the difference between an Impact and an Outcome. [.]

Roadmaps Are Dead! Long Live Roadmaps!

Speaker: Bruce McCarthy, Co-Author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched

Join Bruce McCarthy, co-author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched, as he discusses the best ways to innovate your product roadmap. So that it reflects your customers’ needs while simultaneously and accurately communicating your products strategy and vision.

Representing Customer Segments on Your Opportunity Solution Tree (Teresa’s Take)

Product Talk

There is no single right way to do continuous discovery. I can’t emphasize this enough. Recently, Hope Gurion walked through three scenarios where she argued teams might benefit from including customer segments on their opportunity solution trees.

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Personal productivity: tools worth giving a try

Artem Loktionov

Exploring the tools that help to stay productive at work and maintain a healthy work-life balance


Four Lessons from Ian Hassard, Senior Manager of Product Management at Auth0


Whether you’re new to the product management field or a seasoned professional, it’s always valuable to learn from your peers’ lived experiences.

Choice Architecture: Your Decisions Aren’t Entirely Yours (Interview with Eric Johnson)

Nir Eyal

The post Choice Architecture: Your Decisions Aren’t Entirely Yours (Interview with Eric Johnson) appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making


How to lead your product – Part 1: Leadership and management

Mind the Product

What really is the difference between managing and leading your product. Don’t product managers need to be able to both manage and lead? In this piece, we'll delve into why product leaders should care about both. [.]

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).

Tools of the Trade: A Look at Optimal Workshop’s Discovery Tech Stack

Product Talk

Continuous discovery is about changing your behavior. That’s why Teresa named her book Continuous Discovery Habits. You don’t just think your way into continuous discovery. Sure, it’s important to understand the underlying concepts.

Product Demo Discovery – Nail It With This Agenda


If you want to nail the product demo discovery meeting, it’s all in how you set up the agenda beforehand. Demo Discovery vs. Sales Discovery.

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Effective Meetings vs. Pointless Meetings

Henry Shapiro

In the early days of a company’s growth, things are a lot simpler. You can rely more on "serendipity as a service" to keep projects and initiatives organized, and everyone has a decent idea of what people are prioritizing from week to week


Four Key Product Management Lessons from a Product Manager at Mailchimp


Whether you’re new to the product management field or a seasoned professional, it’s always valuable to learn from your peers’ lived experiences.

Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

The New Norms of Business: Interview with Nathalie Nahai

Nir Eyal

The post The New Norms of Business: Interview with Nathalie Nahai appeared first on Nir and Far. Consumer Psychology


Transition from a Feature Factory to Business Impact team by Sandra Hinz

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Berlin talk, Sandra Hinz and Rainer Collet, co-founders at ValueRebels, provide a framework to help solve some typical challenges in a product organization and avoid wasting months of work.

Handling Product Management Burnout

The Product Coalition

6 ways to save your burning PM soul. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». mental-health life-lessons burnout mental-health-awareness product-management

The Biggest Reason You Need a Product Manager Farm Team


If you’re in a leadership role, here’s the biggest reason you need a product manager farm team. It comes down to whether you want your product management function to lead or be forever relegated to taking orders from customer-facing disciplines like sales and customer success.

Product-Led Onboarding: How to Turn New Users into Lifelong Customers

Speaker: Ramli John, Managing Director at ProductLed and Author

Let’s face it. Today’s users are impulsive and easily distracted. They don’t have the time (or patience) to try and figure things out by themselves. They expect the product to be intuitive. Easy. And fast. Add to that a few, unfairly poor reviews and you’ll be more than just stuck. Ramli will share a simple but powerful framework to get more users to experience a product’s "Eureka!" moment and turn them into lifelong customers.

What does API Monitoring Mean for API Product Managers and Growth Teams

Derric Gilling

What API metrics are important to monitor for product managers and growth teams

Learn How Pilot Flying J Uses Apptentive Mobile Surveys and Fan Signals™


The Pilot Flying J product team set a goal to build more features that aligned with what was most important to their loyal customers.

Good News! Your Willpower Isn’t Limited–Don’t Believe the “Ego Depletion” Theory

Nir Eyal

The post Good News! Your Willpower Isn’t Limited–Don’t Believe the “Ego Depletion” Theory appeared first on Nir and Far. Self Discipline


Storytelling for product leaders by Peter Fletcher-Dobson

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Wellington talk, Chief Digital Officer at BCITO, Peter Fletcher-Dobson, shares his journey with storytelling and how product managers can use it to create impactful change.

Feedback: The Secret to Innovating Your Product Development Process

Speaker: Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad

Join Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad as she details how product feedback can improve your product development process while mitigating stakeholder conflict, constant feature requests, failed launches, unexpected outcomes, unhappy users, and complexity.

How Many Scrum Teams Can A Scrum Master Serve?

The Product Coalition

The more, the better? Continue reading on Product Coalition ». scrum product-development scrum-master inspiration productivity

Erste Group redefining digital customer experience with continuous feedback


76% of all bank interactions are online nowadays, create remarkable digital customer experience are not just buzzwords. It is the utmost important, revenue-correlated topic in FinTech. Luckily for Erste Group, they’ve been focusing on customer experience since the very beginning.

The Key Metrics That Fintech Product Managers Need

Mariano Capurro

If each product is a world in its own, each industry in which that product -or service, for that matter- is deployed, is a universe

How To Understand Your Team Type: Collocated, Satellite, Cluster, Nebula

Johanna Rothman

I've been hearing people talk about “hybrid” remote teams. So far, every person I've talked to means something different.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

37 Digital Tools for Running Business Experiments


There are so many tools out there for running business experiments online. It can be a little bit daunting to orient yourself. So here are 9 experiments from Testing Business Ideas by David Bland and Alex Osterwalder, along with 37 digital tools to get you started.

5 lessons in product leadership

Mind the Product

On Monday 27 September, product leaders gathered at the MTP Engage Leadership Forum in Hamburg for the first face-to-face event after a tiringly long break forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. The day’s hosts, Petra Wille and Arne Kittler, put together a curriculum that was more than just inspiring.

The art of finding referrals and landing job interviews on LinkedIn

The Product Coalition

Are you looking for a job in the United States/Silicon Valley and not landing interviews even after 100s of applications? You might have… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». career-advice linkedin interview job-hunting networking