Mon.Jul 15, 2019

Managing Conflicts Effectively by Parul Goel

Mind the Product

The age-old issue of conflict in the workplace: there are many reasons why we choose to avoid it, but what if we engaged with it effectively instead?

Amazon Product Managers Decide To Do Battle With UPS

The Accidental Product Manager

Amazon product managers say “Bring It On” Image Credit: Julien. As I’m sure that we all know by now, Amazon is a very large company that does a lot of different things: they ship books and products, offer cloud computing resources, and even run an internet based television channel.

TEI 238 Flashback: Using Lean to Run Experiments and Deliver Customer Value-with Ash Maurya

Product Innovation Educators

The art of Lean and the Lean Canvas for product managers. During the month of July, 2019, I’m sharing some of the most favorite and valuable discussions from the first 100 interviews. If you haven’t come across this one yet, it will make you a better communicator!

Why Writing Out Your Ideas is The Key To Better Understanding

The Product Coalition

Years ago I worked as a consultant to small businesses seeking funding. Most of the companies and individuals I worked with were looking for business loans, but a few were also seeking equity investments primarily from angel investors.

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've you've launched an MVP, you know that the journey has just begun. But what do you do after the launch? How do you figure out what to do next? After you launch, it's important to be able to look at how different segments of your users react and quickly uncover signal vs. noise so you can iterate and improve. Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your way to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a skill set to make the most of your launches.

Announcement: New Distributed Agile Teams Online Workshop

Johanna Rothman

After Mark Kilby and I collaborated on From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams , we decided to start creating online classes. We have just opened registration for our first geographically distributed agile teams class. See Prepare for Successful Distributed Agile Teams. It's a self-study class. That means you can proceed at your own pace. You'll have the opportunity to join a Slack group for discussion and support.

5 Tips to Create an Idea Portal for Your Business

Whether you run a reseller eCommerce business or offer professional services to clients across the globe, your customer relationship management (CRM) strategy can make or break your brand. However, while traditional CRM can indeed help you manage your customer data more easily; you can go a step further and integrate user-generated content (UGC) into your product management via an idea portal.