Sat.Mar 28, 2020 - Fri.Apr 03, 2020

Why We Should All Be Wearing (and Making) Face Masks Right Now

Nir Eyal

The post Why We Should All Be Wearing (and Making) Face Masks Right Now appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making

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Dealing with Difficult Emotions in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Why Difficult Emotions Matter Particularly for Product People. We may not like difficult emotions like confusion, frustration, anger, envy, sadness, and worry, but we all experience them.

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280 Group Proudly Announces Online OPM

280 Group

New online version of our flagship Optimal Product Management and Product Marketing course supports continued training and career advancement for Product Managers everywhere.

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So long stakeholder problems – Priscilla Nu and Tamara Moona share their advice

Mind the Product

In this blog post, we revisit an episode of Mindset in which Singapore-based Tamara Moona, Associate Director of Product at Pivotal Labs , and Priscilla Nu, Head of Digital Experience and Design at SP Group , share their advice on developing organisational alignment and tackling issues with stakeholders.

Design Thinking for Product Teams: Leverage Human Insight Throughout Development

Product teams must increase their exposure hours with customers—seeing and hearing them. Human insights and the design thinking framework can be applied to your development cycle to help you build better products and experiences for your customers.

Why Product Management For eCommerce Is Different To Other Projects

Spice Catalyst

A huge amount of work goes into running a successful eCommerce business, as anyone who’s ever tried to run a store (even just in their spare time) has rapidly noticed.

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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Diane Levin, VP of Marketing and Product Development at New York Power Authority

280 Group

In honor of International Women’s Day, 280 Group hosted a virtual panel discussion on how trailblazing women paved their way into Product Management. We heard from PM veterans their success stories, lessons from past failures, candid feedback on how to tackle gender parity in PM, and actionable insights to move forward with. Watch the Facebook Live video of Trailblazing Women in PM: How to Blaze Your Own Trail. How did you get into product management?

The Birth of a Product Community

Mind the Product

You will be pleased to hear that this is not another post about COVID-19. It has no tips for working remotely. I have no idea how to entertain your kids while their school is closed. I don’t know why people are panic-buying toilet paper.

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Podcasts About Remote Teams

Johanna Rothman

Everyone's distributed/remote/dispersed in these days of COVID-19. Mark Kilby and I have had the pleasure of being guest on a couple of podcasts that released this week: We spoke with Shane Hastie at Agile 2019.

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TEI 276: How to have more influence by designing conversations to maximize meaning

Product Innovation Educators

Excellent communication gives product managers power, even superpowers.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

In this eBook, we will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

The SaaS response – how our peers are responding to COVID-19

Inside Intercom

Like so many of our peers, we were due to attend SaaStr 2020 a few weeks back, and we’d lined up interviews with some of the incredible speakers who would have been there.

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Nurturing Local Talent

Mind the Product

Whilst discussing the growing AsiaPac tech scene during a panel at #mtpcon Singapore in 2019 , how to nurture local talent formed a large part of the conversation. One year on we look back at the advice shared by this group of product leaders.

Five Tips for Managers of Newly Dispersed Teams

Johanna Rothman

Are you a manager accustomed to Management by Walking Around and Listening (MBWAL) ? You can use MBWAL with collocated teams. MBWAL doesn't work for distributed or dispersed teams. Remember, working remote is Not Business as Usual. And won't be for a while.).

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Creating Effective and Sustainable Growth Practices

Modus Create

Growth, and “growth hacking”, have become buzzwords in recent years. Companies often ask Modus to help jumpstart their app’s growth or help set up for successful growth within their organization.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

6 obvious things you don’t do that would speed up your transition into Product

The Product Coalition

Photo by Burst from Pexels While organizing PM Breakfast?—?a a monthly event series for female product managers of all levels that I’ve been hosting for almost a year?—?I

Hiring Product People in AsiaPac

Mind the Product

As the practice of product management develops across AsiaPac, two experts in recruitment consider some commonly asked questions and discuss the future of hiring as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts working life as we know it. Our Experts.

Finding our way at home – reflections from the Intercom Content team

Inside Intercom

We are living through unprecedented and unsettling times – in just a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the world as we knew it.

The 5 Best Data Science Bootcamps

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Data Science is a booming field in today’s marketplace. According to the Economist , the world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. Millions of data science jobs are opening up to accommodate this increasingly data-driven economy. Have we piqued your interest?

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Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

Help your Whole Company by always writing crystal clear User Stories for your Product or Service

The Product Coalition

Keenan is A Sales Guy and shared a passionate post — have a watch — to help salespeople create instant credibility with customers and… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

How YouTube can be Used as a Servant to Your Product By Lei Shei

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Singapore talk, Lei Shei of Elephant Media explains the value that can be found on YouTube and how a YouTube channel can be used as a servant to your product. Lei’s YouTube channel, Curious Elephant , has over 126K Subscribers and 11.5M views.

For Banks and Financial Institutions, COVID-19 Presents an Opportunity to Meet Consumers Online

AlphaHQ

Online banking isn’t a new concept, but it may become a mainstay due to the spread of COVID-19. As Americans get used to a new normal of social distancing, consumers are adjusting their needs and wants regarding finances — handling their own and changing where they get information or advice. “It’s

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How to Use In-app Tutorials to Educate your Users and Increase Product Adoption

Userpilot

When a user signs in to your product for the first time, chances are they won’t really know where to start. That’s why it’s essential that you educate them in some way. And in this article, I’m going to argue that in-app tutorials are the best way to do that.

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

3 Must-Have Product Leadership Skills to Survive the Corona Crisis

The Product Coalition

Even after the disease is contained, the resulting economic slowdown will stay here for much longer. To survive and succeed, your product leadership must be sharper than ever. Beijing’s Forbidden City, July 2003 (photo taken by me) June 24th, 2003, was the first day of life after SARS in Beijing.

Product Management in AsiaPac

Mind the Product

Since #mtpcon Singapore 2019 Mind the Product has been on a mission to support the continuing growth of the AsiaPac tech community. Throughout this week our content will be shining a light on product communities in the region, highlighting new voices, sharing untold product stories and learnings.

4 Strategies to Help Close Every Renewal During a Slowdown

Gainsight

Renewals and account leaders, now is your time to shine. Downturns are hard, even on recurring revenue businesses. In a time like this, your existing customers are even more precious: with slower top line growth, it’s more critical than ever to protect what you have.

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How Do You Know If Your Business Is At Risk From Disruption?

Strategyzer

Over the last weeks the coronavirus disrupted the entire global economy and almost every business on the face of the planet. Yet, Covid-19 is a black swan and a once in a century event.

Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.