2024

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Ask the Community: How Do You Shift From Functional Teams to Value-Driven Teams?

Product Talk

When an organization shifts from delivery or feature teams to product teams , the first step is often a change to team structure. Delivery and feature teams are often structured by function—front-end teams, back-end teams, mobile teams, etc. These teams can rarely deliver value on their own. Instead, they hand off work from team to team—the back-end engineers design the data model and system architecture, the front-end engineers build the interface elements, the mobile engineers work toward feat

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The unlikely product management wisdom of Helen DeWitt’s “Lightning Rods”

Mind the Product

Jennifer Glen, a product leader at Autodesk, shares a light-hearted take on the unlikely product management wisdom in Helen DeWitt's comic novel, "Lightning Rods." Read more » The post The unlikely product management wisdom of Helen DeWitt’s “Lightning Rods” appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Introducing the next generation of AI for product management

ProductBoard

With today’s launch of Productboard AI 2.0, featuring new fully-automated feedback categorization, true continuous product discovery is finally within reach. Now you can build what customers really need, increase product manager productivity, and ship even faster with the next generation of AI for product teams, fully integrated into your product management platform.

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Split + Harness: Unlocking the Future of Software Delivery

Split

Here at Split, we’ve always been laser-focused on empowering developers to release features faster and with more confidence. This mission has fueled our growth as a leader in Feature Management and Experimentation. Today, I’m thrilled to announce a monumental leap forward in our journey: Split is joining Harness, the leading end-to-end platform for software delivery!

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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You should be playing with GPTs at work

Lenny Rachitsky

👋 Hey, Lenny here! Welcome to this month’s ✨ free edition ✨ of Lenny’s Newsletter. Each week I tackle reader questions about building product, driving growth, and accelerating your career. If you’re not a subscriber, here’s what you missed this month: My favorite decision-making frameworks Why you should add a work trial to your interview process The ultimate guide to willingness-to-pay Subscribe now P.S.

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12 Best Customer Retention Software for SaaS Companies in 2024

Userpilot

Are you on the lookout for tools that can help you improve customer retention ? There are quite a few solutions around, so it might be difficult to find, especially as we’re not talking about one specific set of tools but rather a whole range of different solutions covering a range of use cases. This article shows what you should look for when choosing customer retention software and showcases 12 tools worth considering.

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Amplitude Digital Analytics Platform Just Got a Whole Lot Better

Amplitude

Learn how we’ve strengthened the power of Amplitude's Digital Analytics Platform with the addition of Session Replay and Experiment for web.

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Product Strategy Depends on Company Strategy

Mironov Consulting

Expanding on a recent post ( Revenue Goals are Not Company Strategies ), I’ve been seeing lots of maker teams (product, engineering, design) struggling to form product strategies without a company strategy to hang them on.  This is a recipe for failure: there are no generic product strategies or corporate strategies , and IMHO therefore no context-free prioritization models, metrics, or product goals.

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Systems Thinking and its Relevance to Strategic Planning in UX Research

UX Planet

Systemic Thinking: The Key to an Impactful UX Strategy Systems Thinking is a holistic approach to problem analysis and solving that emphasizes viewing systems as a whole, rather than focusing only on individual parts. In the field of UX research, Systems Thinking can bring many benefits to strategic planning, allowing for a broader and more integrated view of the user ecosystem.

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How To Manage Multiple Product Teams For Successful Development & Delivery

Speaker: Leslie Grandy, Product Executive & Drew Weaver, Senior Program Manager

Effective management of multiple product teams necessitates a skillful coordination and guidance with the objective of aligning efforts towards shared goals. This entails constant communication, efficient task management, and ensuring that each team aligns with the broader organizational objectives. We can think about this like conducting an orchestra, where diverse efforts are harmonized toward a unified outcome. 🎯 Proficiency in these skills empowers product managers to navigate comple

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Audacious Innovation

Ronke PM

We are currently experiencing an era of audacious innovation. This can be observed across multiple sectors where artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are pioneering bold and fearless innovations. These advancements are set to address the myriad challenges businesses of all sizes face continually. Significant progress has been made in several areas, including robotics, data analysis for strategic decision-making, medical diagnostics, and autonomous driving.

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Product in Practice: Getting Value Out of In-App Surveys Takes Iteration

Product Talk

Committing to continuous discovery means changing the way your product team operates. It’s no longer about making decisions purely based on your intuitions or stakeholder requests, but finding ways to integrate touch points with customers into your work every week—if not every day. Continuous discovery means not making decisions purely based on your intuitions or stakeholder requests, but finding ways to integrate touch points with customers into your work every week. – Tweet This This can sound

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Getting real with Jobs to Be Done – Bob Moesta (CEO & Founder, The Re-Wired Group)

Mind the Product

Bob Moesta, who developed the approach alongside Harvard Business School's Clayton Christensen - to really get into the approach. Read more » The post Getting real with Jobs to Be Done – Bob Moesta (CEO & Founder, The Re-Wired Group) appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Breaking into Japan: The Sweet Success of Kit Kat’s Market Entry

freshtrax

Kit Kat , a globally recognized chocolate brand, has not only won the hearts of chocolate lovers worldwide but has also achieved remarkable success in the Japanese market. The journey of Kit Kat in Japan is a fascinating tale of cultural adaptation, innovative marketing strategies, and a bit of serendipity. In this article, we explore how Kit Kat made its mark in Japan, turning a simple chocolate bar into a cultural phenomenon.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Conquering Product-Led Transformation: Strategies for Scaling in Large Enterprises

Dragonboat

A rapid scaling journey for a product organization is no small feat. The larger the company, the more significant the challenges become: team cohesion, strategic direction, and maintaining alignment throughout the organization. Recently, the CPO Series had the pleasure of hosting Rob Seidman, Chief Product Officer for the POS and lending division at U.S.

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A framework for PM skill development | Vikrama Dhiman (Gojek)

Lenny Rachitsky

Brought to you by: • Uizard —AI-powered prototyping for visionary product leaders • Webflow —The web experience platform • Coda —The all-in-one collaborative workspace — Vikrama Dhiman heads all things product at Gojek, including product management, design, program management, and research, across Indonesia, Singapore and India.

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Why the worst users come from referral programs, free trials, coupons, and gamification

Andrew Chen

Above: Many small business figured out the hard way why coupon sites generate worse users Incentive programs often don’t perform The people you attract with referral programs, free trials, coupons, and gamification — folks who are “incentivized” as a broad umbrella category — are usually MUCH WORSE than organic ones. Worse LTVs, worse conversion, less engaged, and so on.

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10 Interactive Design Examples to Inspire You

Userpilot

Looking for interaction design examples to spark your creativity? In this article, we’ll explore ten exceptional examples spanning various industries and platforms. Each example will showcase the smart ways interaction designers are pushing the boundaries of user interaction and the lessons that can help you deliver engaging user experiences. TL;DR Interaction design is the practice of crafting engaging and intuitive interfaces for digital products and services.

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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How to Holistically Monitor Mobile Release Health and Run Better Rollouts

Amplitude

The mobile release process doesn’t end as soon as your update goes live. Monitor the rollout to ensure the new version remains stable and isn’t negatively impacting key metrics or revenue.

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Essential AI Product Manager Skills

The Product HQ

AI product manager skills are a must-have for anyone looking for a rewarding career in AI product management. Every new product brings its own set of challenges. UX Cam shared data indicating that product managers spend as much as 52% of their time on unplanned activities. Those are far from the only setbacks and difficulties that product managers experience on the job.

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ONE THING on How to Listen

Product Culture

“The first meeting is proving how well I listen,” says Liz Lehtonen, founder and Head of Product at Worlds Untold. So you’ve landed your first meeting with a bigwig stakeholder. How to listen: Subscribe to my weekly Nano-letter: Sign Up Subscribe to One Thing Weekly 4 2 2 2 3 Name * First Name Last Name Email * Our Privacy Policy * You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at bruce@productculture.com.

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A Sense of Purpose is Product Management

Ronke PM

Product leaders and their cross-functional partner teams share a common promise and sense of purpose: to define, discover, and bring to market a product experience that offers genuine customer value. To achieve this, we must help our multidisciplinary teams understand the value of our products, solutions, or services. We do this by telling the story of our customers—exploring their end-to-end journey, understanding the tasks they want to accomplish, why they are trying to accomplish these tasks

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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UX Case Study: DJ Lani Love’s website redesign

UX Planet

Background With 19k Twitch followers, 8k+ Instagram followers, and partnerships with countless high-profile brands, DJ Lani Love is a prolific DJ with a vast following across the world. Lani came to me looking for a website refresh to match her rising success. Discovery First, I conducted a discovery call to learn about her goals. I learned that she wanted to attract more deals with luxury brands, particularly in fashion.

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Elevating your product management game: A guide for the new and the ambitious

Mind the Product

The product manager’s role is both crucial and challenging. New or relatively new product managers often find themselves in the deep end figuring out the complex world of product development, strategy, and user experience without a life preserver. The expectation to deliver results while continuously improving can be overwhelming, especially when you have little guidance Read more » The post Elevating your product management game: A guide for the new and the ambitious appeared first on Mind

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Building Tomorrow: A Global Vision for Change

freshtrax

At our recent event, SF Pitch Night 2024, Taylor Marcus and Gustavo Trigos were guest speakers on the discussion panel, “Building Tomorrow: A Global Vision for Change” moderated by HULT International Business School ‘s very own Paula Cevallos. The conversation ventured into the depths of innovation, global expansion, and the impact of entrepreneurship on societal transformation.

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Did Substack make newsletters too mainstream (and irrelevant)?

NextBigWhat

Remember the excitement of discovering a well-written newsletter? That niche corner of the internet where someone shared passions, insights, or curated content with a devoted audience? There was a certain… The post Did Substack make newsletters too mainstream (and irrelevant)? appeared first on NextBigWhat.

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Beyond the Basics of A/B Tests: Highly Innovative Experimentation Tactics You Need to Know

Speaker: Timothy Chan, PhD., Head of Data Science

Are you ready to move beyond the basics and take a deep dive into the cutting-edge techniques that are reshaping the landscape of experimentation? 🌐 From Sequential Testing to Multi-Armed Bandits, Switchback Experiments to Stratified Sampling, Timothy Chan, Data Science Lead, is here to unravel the mysteries of these powerful methodologies that are revolutionizing how we approach testing.