Selection Criteria for Product Management Tools

The Secret PM Handbook

Tools For What We Do. As a product manager, I’d like to find some tools that help me do my job. Tools for building the solution and managing that process are a dime a dozen. But tools that help me with all those other things? If a tool really cared about product managers, it would understand: We have customers. Irrespective of your tools, you need to keep all those things I listed in mind as a product manager.

Customers value Results, not Tools

Folding Burritos

As toolmakers , we tend to often be thinking (and talking) about the tools we make and the process of making them. That’s where the danger of thinking only about tools and process lies. The post Customers value Results, not Tools appeared first on Folding Burritos.

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Adrian Franks – Creative Design Tools

Mind the Product

Adrian Franks is a design director and creative strategist at IBM, where he worked to design and develop the Creative Toolbox, helping designers and product managers familiarize themselves with the various tools available to prototype and create new products. How do you use Design Tools? Throughout time, we have used many different tools. The older tools were used to create things like print ads and magazines. Some Important tools.

Finding A New Tool to Develop A New Product

Mind the Product

It means taking a creative approach with your research tools you use, as one of our recent projects illustrates. The post Finding A New Tool to Develop A New Product appeared first on Mind the Product.

Using Data and Messaging to Drive Product Activation

Speaker: Ruben Ugarte, Founder, Practico Analytics

Ruben Ugarte will be focusing on how to improve all aspects of onboarding experiences by understanding how your current onboarding process is stacking up, and giving you the tools to prioritize what to try changing. Onboarding users is filled with possibilities and challenges.

Product Principles – A Leadership Tool


Simple tools, such as Product Principles, can be highly effective for this. The post Product Principles – A Leadership Tool appeared first on Brainmates - Boosting People and Product Performance.

25 Website Feedback Button Tools and How to Set It Up


Let’s look at some of the tools you can use to create feedback buttons for your website and application. The great thing about the tools available today is you can collect feedback at basically any point of the customer journey : test a new product or feature with your users.

Customize your user onboarding with these 11 onboarding tools

Inside Intercom

Let’s take a look at how connecting user onboarding tools to Intercom can power up your onboarding flow, plus get the details on our favorite integrations for extra features like videos, surveys, analytics and support. These are the areas where you should add a tool.

Tools to Help Product Managers Think Strategically and Commercially

Mind the Product

Kevin Trilli joined Onfido as our chief product officer last year and brought with him some great experience, tools, and techniques. In these two posts I’ll cover three tools. These two tools help solve these problems.

Affinity Mapping: A Powerful Tool

Under10 Playbook

Imagine also the power of a sales tool based on all the problems that you’ve articulated. What I need is an exact list of specific unknown problems we might encounter.—A —A clueless manager.

Project Analytics: Visibility that Aids Risk Management

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

We will show how this tool can be used to monitor and evaluate how your solution is getting built, and a clear view of any cascading impacts risks have as they surface. Product Managers face changes that put delivery at risk.

How to Choose the Right Beta Testing Tools and Features


How about this one: imagine running a community of 1,000 active testers when your only beta testing tools are Excel and Outlook. That’s because when it comes to successful Customer Validation, your processes and tools go hand in hand. Enhanced Reporting with Business Intelligence Tools.

The PM’s Toolbox: Product Management Tools and the Problems they Solve


Matching these solutions to the assorted challenges product managers face can be a little tricky, so we’ve done some digging to compile a handy list of product management tools. Data Analysis Tools for Product Management. User Research Tools for Product Managers.

Story Points are a Signalling Tool

Clever PM

Product Management Agile Backlog Culture Definitions Developers Development Facilitation Good PM Learning Planning Scrum Tools User StoriesI was called into a meeting with a team here in the office a couple weeks ago because they told me they had a “question” about the estimations that they were doing. As we started talking, it became immediately apparent what the problem was, they were getting into arguments about whether their estimates were “too […].

The 7 Categories of Product Management Tools

The Product Coalition

Tooling for your product team is a necessity. It often gets overlooked or tools are quickly chosen because we are so focused on the challenges in our own products. But, getting tooling right helps get better results faster. You need to be in this tool daily, choose wisely.

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Harness Your Product Data: Better Understanding User Behavior Across Channels and Devices

Speaker: Kate Owens and Megan Bubley, SpotHero, Diana Smith, Segment, and Erin Franz, Looker

As a product leader, you are tasked with collecting and synthesizing your customer’s interactions with your product.The great news is that there are many tools used across your company which collect unique parts of your user’s journey.

How to Get Budget for Product Management Tools


You can be a successful product manager without any tools. But while you can certainly muddle through and survive with a spreadsheet to manage your backlog and a Post-It note roadmap, there are plenty of tools out there that could make you—and your entire product development organization—more productive. It exists because someone saw how people were currently doing things using generic tools and saw an opportunity to improve upon the status quo.

Product Management Tools in Everyday Life – Oisin Zimmermann (ProductTank Oslo)

Mind the Product

Oisin Zimmermann talks about the tools he’s used to set up a new product team. In his talk, Oisin proposes that tools such as Productboard can help to structure the information coming in and clarify the next steps.

Why QA is an important tool for product excellence


When I started working at productboard a few months ago, there weren’t yet any proper QA processes set up. You might say the whole thing was a hack. There was a small amount of automated testing coverage, and one of our product managers performed most of the other tests manually.

Assembly required – 45 sales tools to build the ultimate tech stack

Inside Intercom

But figuring out which sales tools you should buy and invest in – let alone what each tool even does – can be a daunting task. This is especially true when you consider the seemingly endless list of sales tools to choose from. Before we begin: how to choose your sales tools.

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How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

The key is the strategy and tools for accessing product data at the level that you'd like.

Legibility: 7 Typographic Tools To Create Readable Screens

UX Studio

7 typographic tools that increase legibility. What typographic tools can increase the overall legibility of a text? 7 typographic tools that increase legibility. Contrast: Check it with online tools. Do you consider legibility important? Your users do as well.

Silence is a Tool — Use it Effectively!

Clever PM

While Product Managers have a great many tools in their belt to use when working internally with stakeholders or externally with customers, there’s one tool that seems to elude so many of us. That tool is silence. When you’re talking with someone and trying to get them to say what’s really on their mind, what’s […]. Product Management Communication Do's Good PM Interactions Psychology Trust UCD

Can there be an all-in-one product management tool?


What is the best product management tool? On the first path, what often follows is a laundry list of tools that often includes Slack, Trello, Jira, Google Docs, and so on. It’s interesting how often those are brought up as answers given that the question is often about a single tool.

Building Product Tours: The design process behind our onboarding tool

Inside Intercom

This is a story of climbing uphill for Product Tours , our recently launched onboarding tool. Our in-app messages are a great tool for engaging in conversation with new signups and telling them how to get started, but they weren’t designed to show them.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

of business users have to switch to separate analytics tools to get the. data or analysis they need, whether it’s a fundamental tool like Excel. analytics tools. Reports, dashboards, and data discovery tools are co-presented alongside.

The Votes Are In: The Top 7 Wireframing & Mockup Tools for Mobile App Pros


You know how valuable it is when you’ve found the perfect tool for your mobile app product. That’s what this list of seven tools will do to you. Seven tools of the wireframing, mockup, and prototyping variety, that will have you saying “wow, how do I pick?”

The Simple Tool That Revives Employee Motivation

First Round Review

At Pinterest and LinkedIn, product leader Jack Chou learned firsthand how vital it is to zero in continuously on what keeps people motivated as a company scales. Now Head of Product at Affirm, here are the four components of workplace motivation that he leans on from the start.


Product Canvas: A communication tool

The Product Coalition

I define a product as a tool, a software, a piece of content, a material which brings value to someone and solves something which was missing in their life. One of the toughest parts of working on a product is to give everyone a good overview of what you want to build and why.

Great content=the best sales tools

Under10 Playbook

Great content is the best sales tool in the world.—Marcus What they’re saying is they want more sales tools and less sales education. That’s why I emphasize sales tools more than sales education. Create ready-to-share sales tools for everything.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

to buy an analytics tool instead of building their own. third-party tool frees up development teams to focus on. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution.

Learning #Prodmgmt on the go: Innovation Tools and The Lean Windup

Spice Catalyst

So what is the Lean Windup Challenge you may [ ] The post Learning #Prodmgmt on the go: Innovation Tools and The Lean Windup appeared first on Spice Catalyst. Innovation innovation tools Product Development product management

User Research Tools and Methodologies – Morag McLaren (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

Morag McLaren Product Manager at talks to ProductTank London about User Research Tools and Methodologies. User Research Tools – Choose the Right one for the Situation.

Customer Journey Mapping Tools: Win the Customer Experience

280 Group

Our top customer journey mapping tools discussed in this article will help guide you to better results for your customers – and they just may be the key to your next solution success. Customer Journey Mapping Tool #1 – Universal Job Map.

Is Your Product Analytics Tool Missing These Major Moments?


Having a product analytics tool with robust segmentation means that you get better, richer insights and more meaningful engagements with your users. These moments are happening in your product regularly, but without a product analytics tool that can pick up on them, they go unsolved. Not only can Gainsight PX tool track these moments, but it can then trigger a guide with suggestions on how to improve their search terms/query. Do you know where your users are?

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

solution compared to building yourself or buying a bolt-on tool. data discovery tool or take a combined approach and leverage an analytics development platform. Because standalone analytics tools mean switching. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS.

25 Digital Marketing Tools for Digital Agencies in 2019


Digital marketing tools are a way to gain a competitive edge. We put together a list of 25 tools that will help you to satisfy your customers, automate repetitive tasks and give you a better insight into how users are interacting with your customers’ product.

The Best Product Management Tools That Will Save You Time

UX Studio

After our team at UX Studio started using product management tools, the time spent on communication surprisingly decreased. So we recommend these product management tools based on our experience and customer reviews: Project Management Tools. Collaboration tools. We simply cannot overemphasize the importance of collaboration tools. Asana has become one of the best-known collaboration tools on this planet. Product Management Tools.

The Best Video Conferencing Tools for Remote User Testing


We did some research to find out which video conferencing tool you should trust with your remote user testing

Guide to product manager’s daily routines: tools, processes and tips


The post Guide to product manager’s daily routines: tools, processes and tips appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro A day in the life of a remote product managerWhat is it like to work as a remote product manager? A product manager’s day is rarely uniform, especially if they’re working remotely.If you’re transitioning from a co-located product manager role to a remote or distributed environment (or you just want to learn how other product […].

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

They invest time and money in a quick- fix tool, such as a bolt-on analytics that. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators. Your Embedded.