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Product Manager Salary Data in 2020

280 Group

This article details product manager salary data for general product manager jobs (unspecified type). All salary information was reported by Glassdoor and Salary.com in January 2020. Don’t be afraid to demand promotions earlier on in your career and be prepared to walk.

Release Planning Advice

Roman Pichler

What Release Planning Entails and Why It Matters. While release and release planning are common terms, I find that different individuals attribute different meanings to them. I regard a release as a version of a product , for example, Mac OS X Catalina and Windows 10.

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This is What Most People Get Wrong About Willpower

Nir Eyal

The post This is What Most People Get Wrong About Willpower appeared first on Nir and Far. Self Discipline

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Using Non-Product Dialogues to Answer Product Questions

Proficientz – Product Management University

“What’s in the next version?” ” “What are the top priorities on the roadmap?” ” If you’re a product manager, you have to answer product questions like this all the time.

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.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? – Gal Josefsberg on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

One of the hardest skills for product people to acquire is that of saying no. After all, when everyone comes at you with ideas, prioritisation can be a massive challenge. So it’s refreshing when we get a chance to come at it from the opposite direction in order to generate good ideas.

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A Decade of Product Management

Melissa Perri

I've been reflecting on the last decade in Product Management. We've come a long way but we still have far to go. These are a few of my observations and personal experiences.

Organizing & Managing Information Security in Product Enterprises

Spice Catalyst

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad. Hardly a day passes without reading about a data breach/ cyber attack in some business enterprise or the other.

TEI 264: How product managers can make better use of marketing – with Jill Soley

Product Innovation Educators

How marketing and product management work together. Turns out if you ask 50 different people what marketing is, you’ll hear 50 different answers. That is what our guest did to investigate what people think about marketing and how it fits into the work product managers do.

Using Win-Loss Analysis to Improve Sales Alignment

Pragmatic Marketing

Because you’re reading this blog, your role likely involves making purchases (occasionally or frequently) on behalf of your company. Perhaps you’re a product marketer, product manager or data scientist.

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Win the Digital Transformation Game with the Product Mindset

Speaker: David DeWolf, Founder and CEO, 3Pillar Global

No matter what your idea is, no matter how good it is, and no matter how well you know your market, 3 out of 4 digital initiatives do not succeed. To better understand how to win, we should first understand why we’re failing. In this webinar, David DeWolf will share his experiences and lessons learned to help you succeed in playing the “product” game, instead of the “IT” game.

Miro’s Andrey Khusid on the art of distributed teamwork

Inside Intercom

?. Andrey Khusid, founder and CEO of Miro , hasn’t done many interviews. In fact this is his first podcast appearance, so we were delighted late last year when he agreed to join us in the studio.

Product Management in 2020: New Year, New… Products?

280 Group

Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully, you’re rested and ready to tackle the opportunities and challenges you’ll be facing in 2020. In this article, we’re going to give you at least six ideas that we hope will help.

How Mindfulness Can Help a Researcher: A Simple Breathing Exercise to Improve Focus Before Interviews

Generation Focus

As researchers, we are used to hectic schedules and back-to-back interviews on the agenda. With this intensity, it’s easy to feel stressed or distracted.

9 Types Of Power In Product Management

The Product Coalition

Super Man used his powers to help people. But we know that he could become the embodiment of destruction. I’ve described 9 powers that can… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». management work startup daily-manager leadership

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

Managing Products or Managing Products to Deliver Solutions

Proficientz – Product Management University

If we’re managing products versus managing products to deliver solutions, three staples of product management take on completely new meaning. Start with this concept. Products are what we build. Solutions are what customers do.

Improving the Accessibility of the iTaxi Mobile App: a Case Study

Mind the Product

The accessibility of digital content is often an afterthought, but every user deserves to have convenient access to services. This is how we’ve adapted our iTaxi ride-hailing app for the visually impaired and blind. Overview.

[CASE STUDY] Aha! Moment Before Signup as a Marketing Tool

Userpilot

We’ve always said that the key to successful onboarding is to guide your users to your product’s Aha! Moment as soon as possible. It’s something we encourage all of our customers to do. Because that Aha! Moment is when everything clicks into place.

Announcement: Conference Proposal Book is Available

Johanna Rothman

I'm delighted to announce I published the Conference Proposal book! I collated all the conference proposal posts into a book. And, I added more content only available in the book. The book is through copyediting. You can buy it on Leanpub now in all electronic forms.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Creating Opportunities For Your Employees to Lead

Spice Catalyst

If you’re a business leader who’s overwhelmed with the task of handling their growing workload, maybe it’s time to empower your employees to take charge and relieve you of some of your burdens.

TEI 263: What product managers can learn from the creation of the AeroPro medical device – with Julie Charlestein

Product Innovation Educators

Innovation and ideation in the dental device industry. There are a lot of people working on medical devices today. It has been a hot area now but I thought it would be interesting to talk with the CEO of a medical device company that started more than 100 years ago, in 1913.

Using Win-Loss Analysis to Improve Sales Alignment

Pragmatic Marketing

Because you’re reading this blog, your role likely involves making purchases (occasionally or frequently) on behalf of your company. Perhaps you’re a product marketer, product manager or data scientist.

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Mixpanel teams up with Segment to launch the Platform of Independents

Mixpanel

Scaling your business while staying innovative is hard when your data is locked into a single walled garden. As customer expectations shift, the flexibility to adjust your technology stack becomes critical.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

Product Usage Analytics: Controlling Your Data

Revulytics

Product usage analytics are being collected at an exponential rate in software businesses. But with such powerful tools for decision making comes great responsibility.

Proper botiquette – five rules for designing impactful chatbots

Inside Intercom

More and more companies are reaching the tipping point where their human teams can’t keep up with their growing volume of support conversations. Chatbots are supposed to be the fix – providing basic help to customers while taking pressure off the team behind the scenes.

How My Startup Got a Meeting with the Pentagon: a Report from the Valley of Death

The Product Coalition

For academics in the midst of a technology commercialization project, the Valley of Death exists because governments don’t fund products… Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». research technology entrepreneurship startup innovation

Solutions Marketing vs. Product Marketing: One Big Difference

Proficientz – Product Management University

A lot of people think solutions marketing is just a fancy term for product marketing, especially since the term solution has been so overused. But there is one huge difference in real-world practice. In a product marketing model, products are the star. Problems, features and benefits are co-stars.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Mindset – Mapping, Visualisation, and Mental Models with Eli Montgomery and Rosemary King

Mind the Product

Watch on YouTube | Listen on Soundcloud . In the latest episode, Rosemary King , our Director of Training Products welcomes Eli Montgomery to Mindset. Eli is currently Head of User Experience at Cazoo, a platform transforming the way people buy used cars.

7 Product Roadmap Tools to Kickstart 2020

Userpilot

Roadmapping is a crucial part of every product manager’s role, but it’s safe to say a lot of PMs don’t particularly enjoy it. Luckily, there are some excellent product roadmap tools out there to help make it more bearable.

What is a Chief Experience Officer?

AB Tasty

What's a Chief Experience Officer (CXO)? Well, they're a catalyst, designer, orchestrator, and champion, all in one! This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as What is a Chief Experience Officer? Conversion Optimization User Experience