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Strategic Product Bugs

The Product Coalition

Your product will always have bugs, and you will always need to chase and fix the important ones. But sometimes, the really important bugs are not showing in the product itself. These are bugs in your product strategy, and if not fixed, it will be very difficult for your product to succeed.

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3 tactics to drive results with your product roadmaps

ProductBoard

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The Top 3 OKR Templates for Product Operations

Dragonboat

OKRs Defined One of the most popular goal-setting frameworks used by product teams is objectives and key results (OKRs). OKRs help you track progress, create alignment, and encourage engagement around measurable results.

Context Switching: How to Manage It

The Product Coalition

Context switching, the ability to intellectually move between different types of tasks, becomes more and more necessary as you take on more and more responsibility. In my personal journey I’ve shifted from engineer to leading teams to being a CEO.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

Too Many Churned Users? How to Minimize Churn in SaaS

Userpilot

Churn is the enemy of product growth. A churned user means lost future revenue and a waste of the resources it took to acquire them. How do you lower your churn rate and make sure all your users stick around? In this article, we’ll show you: What customer churn is and why it matters.

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9 Challenges of Product Development in a Downturn

Centercode

Your next product launch may be keeping you up at night. With fewer resources, budget cuts, and lack of personnel, it’s going to be much more challenging to release quality products and avoid costly delays

What Makes a Memorable Product Demo and Why is it Important?

Product Management University

Product demos are one of the most critical components of strong product marketing and sales for SaaS organizations. A great product demo creates an urgency to buy, while a bad product demo sends prospects running.

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How to break into product management

Mind the Product

In this extensive guide for aspiring product managers, Naimeesha Murthy, Product Leader and Founder of Products by Women covers everything from the common types of product specializations, skills and competencies needed to become and succeed as a product manager and communities and opportunities to tap into to begin your journey. [.]

Dear product stakeholder, please show me some love

Mind the Product

In this adapted excerpt from his recent book Sweet Stakeholder Love: Powerful Insights and Tactics to Deal with Stakeholder Issues Better and Achieve More Success at Work Sigi Osagie discusses stakeholder management. [.]

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How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Daniela Ornelas, Vice President Product Management at Wabtec Corporation

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Daniela Ornelas, Vice President of Product Management at Wabtec Corporation. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into product management?

User Personas, Buyer Personas, and the Missing Link in B2B

Product Management University

If you’re in product marketing or product management, you’re likely familiar with the concept of user personas and buyer personas. These terms might even be used interchangeably in your organization to describe a product’s customers. However, user personas and buyer personas are distinctly different.

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3 Key Takeaways from the Webinar: Creating Strategic Alignment Through the Standardization of Your Product Roadmap

ProductPlan

Without a central location to organize product updates, product leaders waste time updating multiple spreadsheets and slide decks to keep their teams and stakeholders aligned. However, what can product leaders do to overcome the challenge? The key is the standardization of the product roadmap.

Challenges of product in enterprise organisations – Daniel Elizalde on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Product innovation can get more challenging with the multiple layers of management you have to deal with in larger organisations. How can product managers channel their inner creative thoughts while collaborating effectively in large organisations?

CCO + CMO: A Winning Partnership for Accelerated CX Growth

Find out how collaboration between a CMO and CCO can enhance the customer experience and drive business growth in this new ebook.

Close-Ended Questions – How to Get Quality Insights for Your Customer Feedback

Usersnap

Learning about your customers’ needs is sometimes like being a 1-person paddle boat upstream. Particularly when you don’t have the right tools or questions, it’s a lot of effort just to understand them, much less to execute on what you can learn.

Motives To Be Met: An Introduction

The Product Coalition

Let’s explore and discover how we can take the Jobs To Be Done framework to the next level and beyond. In the world of startups, there’s a truism that 9 out of 10 companies fail. Why does this happen? The most likely answer is that not enough people bought or used the product. It seems so simple!

How to Create an Effective Onboarding Tour That Activates and Retains SaaS Users

Userpilot

Let’s face it: an onboarding tour is a key to unlocking your product’s sustainable growth. Not only can it make or mar the first impression users have about your product, but it’s also the first channel for obtaining real-time product feedback for your product teams.

Product, dance, and pockets of brilliance by Pippa Topp

Mind the Product

In her keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Pippa Topp, Interim Head of Product at Charlotte Tilbury, talks about product and creating pockets of brilliance. Watch this video or read on for key highlights from the talk.

Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Investing in Internal Documentation: A Brick-by-Brick Guide for Startups

First Round Review

David Nunez, an early hire at Stripe and Uber, shares his step-by-step playbook for establishing good internal documentation habits at your startup. He unpacks his tested tactics for creating a culture of documentation, setting the quality bar and keeping things organized

How To Handle High Pressure in Product Management: A Practical Guide

The Product Coalition

I’ve had some dark days as a Product Manager. Here are a few tricks I’ve learned to help with the toughest days. Simplify You can’t pull a rabbit out of your hat, work miracles and have the perfect information available out of nowhere.

Three Keys for Successful Agile Coaching: Level, Empathy, and Experience

Johanna Rothman

On the ANE panel last night, an agile coach asked, “What's my path forward as an agile coach? What do I do next?” ” That's a great question and one each coach might ask, to make sure they continue to add value to the client. Internal or external, all coaches have clients.).

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SUNDAY REWIND: Inspiring teams with product vision

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind is an inspiring ProductTank San Francisco talk from Keela Robison, then CEO at PM Loop and now VP of Product Management at Google. She talks about what vision is, why it matters and how to find it. Vision comprises your values, purpose and envisioned future, says Keela.

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Customer Preferences: How Community Can Deliver a Simplified Experience

Your customers want a simplified customer experience. Make sure you give it to them with community. Download the whitepaper to learn more!

Guide to Creating and Distributing Effective B2B Customer Satisfaction Surveys

Userpilot

Creating and distributing effective B2B customer satisfaction surveys is a vital step in understanding your customers and fostering mutually beneficial business relationships. Analyzing user sentiment can unlock valuable insights that improve customer satisfaction, and skyrocket retention.

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412: Five keys to unlock your confidence – with Dr. Joan Rosenberg

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can build authentic confidence. Today we are talking about how to unleash confidence. As product professionals, we need authentic confidence.

Riskiest Assumption Test (RAT): Why It’s a Better Framing Than Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

The Product Coalition

Image Credit: Girl with red hat on Unsplash In the product management universe, the idea of MVP has been popularized and socialized a great deal. The intent behind this has always been noble.

Turning customer success into product success by Hannah Chaplin and Niamh Jones

Mind the Product

This spotlight session was sponsored by Pendo at #mtpcon London 2022. Here, Hannah Chaplin and Niamh Jones discuss how we can turn customer success into product success – both crucial factors for a brand’s growth and product performance.

Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

Product Go-To-Market (GTM) and Its 7 Laws, by Spencer Grover

Userpilot

What are the 7 laws of product GTM? How can product managers leverage them to orchestrate successful product launches ? These are some of the questions that Spencer Grover , Product Marketing Manager at Salesforce , answered in his recent presentation at Userpilot’s Product Drive 2022 conference.

Are Product Managers Chief Executives of Their Product? It Depends.

Gainsight

This article was originally published in CIO. . It’s said that every company is now, at least partly, a software company, which is undoubtedly changing the IT landscape. As a result, Product Managers (PMs) have more opportunities and are more important than ever.

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How to Attract and Retain Gen Z Employees: Five Proven Ways

The Product Coalition

Gen Zers (zoomers) are people born in the mid-1990s?—?early early 2010s. There are about 69 million zoomers in the US and more than 2 billion worldwide (26% of the world’s population). In 2022, the oldest representatives of this generation are turning 25.