Sat.Dec 09, 2017 - Fri.Dec 15, 2017

Announcing The Secret Product Manager Handbook

PM Hardcore

I’m excited to announce The Secret Product Manager Handbook is available for pre-order ! When I started in product management, there were no classes, books, or online resources for product managers. I always wanted the “secret handbook” – so I wrote it.

How Product Managers Market Death

The Accidental Product Manager

Death needs to be marketed also. Image Credit: Zach. I’m hopeful that most of us don’t spend a lot of time each day thinking about death. For most of us this is not a pleasant subject and so we try to avoid thinking about it as much as possible.

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The Product Agent: Managing Ideas on a Product Team

Mind the Product

My journey to product management was not what you might expect, but then again, maybe you would. I studied accounting and computers in high school. At 19 I got a job as a computer technician and by 21 I was a computer science major. I then got a job on campus as a network administrator.

What I learned from speaking at three Product Management Conferences in one year

Tim Herbig

Photo was taken by Product Management Festival 2017 Team. I’m not a big believer in granular (New Year’s) resolutions. Instead, similar to the approach I follow in product development, I like to follow overall themes to pursue.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

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Story Points are a Signalling Tool

Clever PM

I was called into a meeting with a team here in the office a couple weeks ago because they told me they had a “question” about the estimations that they were doing. As we started talking, it became immediately apparent what the problem was, they were getting into arguments about whether their estimates were “too […]. Product Management Agile Backlog Culture Definitions Developers Development Facilitation Good PM Learning Planning Scrum Tools User Stories

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Persona-based pricing: Find the pain

Under10 Playbook

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.—Juvenal, —Juvenal, Roman poet. There are a number of tech support organizations for consumers but the one I hear about the most is Geek Squad® They’ve got the product right.

How Product Managers Get Promoted

Sequent Learning

The post How Product Managers Get Promoted appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

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Sitcoms and the Secret to Building “Good Enough” B2B Products

Mind the Product

I was recently on a long haul flight and ended up whiling away my time watching random shows on the in-flight system. One of the shows I watched was a sitcom. I didn’t find it great (in fact I don’t remember chuckling at even one single joke) but I still ended up watching a bunch of episodes in a row. However, once I got off the plane neither could I remember what it was about and nor did I have the inclination to watch more.

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Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

Meet Notejoy, a better way to organize team docs

Sachin Rekhi

Today I’m excited to announce the launch of the productivity app my co-founder Ada and I have been building over the last 2 years. Meet Notejoy , a better way to organize team docs. Why tackle document collaboration?

TEI 154: Pitfalls that can trap new product managers – with Aero Wong

Product Innovation Educators

10 common mistakes or pitfalls new product managers should avoid. A few months ago I was contacted by a product manager, Areo Wong, who works in Hong Kong. He described himself as a “newbie” with about one-year of experience.

Data Acquisition: A Primer for IoT Product Managers

Tech Product Management

One 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.

Sprint planning – the RealtimeBoard’s playbook

RealtimeBoard

Sprint planning – the RealtimeBoard’s playbook To address the need for agility, many organizations have adopted Agile Scrum or other Agile approaches. However, applying Agile frameworks to modern organizations is not as easy as it may appear. The biggest roadblock? The application of outdated techniques and tools that can no longer adequately support development teams, […]. The post Sprint planning – the RealtimeBoard’s playbook appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business needs?