Traxo uses productboard to unite the world’s travel data


Since Traxo helps companies like Lufthansa, and United distribute their travel booking data to the corporate travel ecosystem, value added is enormous, and deals can be sizeable. travel data analytics success-story product-management

Becoming a Product Manager: The Road Less Traveled

The Product Coalition

Becoming a Product Manager: The Road Less Traveled was originally published in on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. Product Management can be an intimidating role.

Traxo uses productboard to unite the world’s travel data


productboard helps teams resurface key user insights “You know, I had something like productboard in mind before I found you guys…” Matt Griffin sat down with me recently and discussed their old systems for logging feature ideas: As the SVP of Product at Traxo, the corporate travel data platform, Matt’s role was to focus the fast-growing organization’s efforts.

Lost In Digital Space? Why A New App Is Like Travelling

UX Studio

This post will cover how experiencing new places while travelling made me a better UX designer. A few weeks ago, I travelled from my hometown Budapest to bella Roma. Why A New App Is Like Travelling appeared first on UX Studio. Getting around in digital space can be just as challenging as an unknown physical location; new apps or websites can overwhelm new eyes. Just take the metro, they said. I had visited before, but sometimes I had trouble getting around.

How to Distinguish Between Your Product Roadmap, Product Strategy, and Product Vision


Let’s use a hypothetical example — a space travel. While you might “own” the product, your product’s vision should be coming from the top of the house. It should be driving everything in your organization, not just product development.

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Workshop: How to Get the Most Out of User Interviews

bpma ProductHub

In her free time, she enjoys travel, food, and being involved with the Boston product community. . A Hands-on Event on June 14th, 2017. By Garima Painuly – As product managers, we know we should obsess over our customers.

Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience Starts With Being a Customer

Proficientz – Product Management University

I have to say, the hotel industry has done so many things over the years to create a better experience for the business traveler. If hotel owners and operators spent some time as a guest in their hotels, here are a few opportunities they might discover to move the business traveler experience from good to great – and maybe even memorable. It’s the little things that matter most when it comes to raising the customer experience from good to great.

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Boston Women in Product

Product Manager in Heels

The event will feature a panel of talented product managers including Ellen Chisa VP Product for Lola Travel , Nicole Mace VP Product for Zipcar , and Amisha Thakkar Product Manager at Wolters Kluwer and is sponsored by Pivotal Labs.

Product Managers Attempt To Get NASCAR Back On Track

The Accidental Product Manager

As these fans become older, the prospect of taking 2, 3, or 4 days to travel to a see a race starts to become too much of an effort. NASCAR needs to find ways to once again gain fan interest Image Credit: Joe Loong.

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Ways to Define Success and Measure Value for your Product Features

bpma ProductHub

In her free time, she enjoys travel, food, and being involved with the Boston product community. . A Boston Women in Product Event Recap. By Garmia Painuly – No matter what the product, our goal as product managers is to deliver value to customers.

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Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business


Interview On being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI Melissa Ng is the founder of MELEWI, a traveling design studio made up of seven talented people based around the world. While living as digital nomads, the members of MELEWI have completed successful projects for McDonald’s, Visa and Samsung. […]. The post Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

Why Global Product is a Misconception

The Product Coalition

Take the example of online travel booking?—?twenty Making online travel booking websites available in different markets unleashed exponential growth in travel around the world as these assets get commoditized. Maslow’s Hierarchy theorizes fundamental human needs are universal.

10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap

Roman Pichler

This is particularly important for date-driven products like smartphones that must be ready for Christmas sales or a travel app that has to be updated before the summer holidays start. 1 Focus on Goals and Benefits.

Rebooting Product Usability Testing for Much Better Insights

bpma ProductHub

Projects are slow and expensive, driven in large part by travel. And we were able to do all of this, and more, over the course of two short weeks of field work, with no travel time or expenses for the client, the researchers or even the participants. Contributed by Mitch Solomon.

The Best Product Managers are Great Communicators

bpma ProductHub

Dinneen Grably: Even though our headquarters is located here in Boston, we work with companies all over the world, and travel the globe. Interviewed by Oksana Reznichenko. Dinneen Grably graduated from Bridgewater State University with B.S.

Product Roadmap Success: BWP Hosts Lively Roundtable Discussion

bpma ProductHub

In her free time, she enjoys travel, food, and being involved with the Boston product community. .

From Engineering To Product Management: The Two-Step Career Move

bpma ProductHub

Contributed by John Mansour. The transition from engineering to product management is one of the most difficult. Of all roles that touch the product, engineers are the furthest removed from the market and the customers. It can be done successfully however, as many engineers have already proven.

To OEM or not, that is the question

B2B Product Management

Whenever they came, Rick’s team was asked to chip in for every meeting explaining the product, traveling to customers’ site for joint presentations, filling in RFPs/RFQs, submit new collateral as needed, develop additional use cases and related collateral.

Internationalisation and Localisation

Mind the Product

If they have the data set to support whatever feature it may be (for example a travel checklist) then it can be added by plugging that in, doing some testing and then rolling out.

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What’s not so good about being a product manager?

B2B Product Management

public speaking, travel). There are a few things that are not so good about being a Product Manager: 1. Getting things done from people you do not have authority over : A PM role is a highly cross-functional role. It requires you to work with many people across multiple groups. As a PM, you have to keep the needle moving on your tasks. So you have to get the work done from these team members without having a real authority over them.

Interview: Steve Portigal on user research war stories in the field


I once travelled to another state for a kickoff meeting, where despite repeated requests, they would not share the agenda at all. When it comes to user research, you won’t get a more honest and unique insight then when observing and interviewing users in their own natural environment.

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Bringing Virtual Reality Into the Open

Mind the Product

As an example of Stimuli’s drive for innovation and thought processes, they have also aimed to make their VR headset “travel ready”. Every headset comes with a travel pouch, which can also be used as a cover that fits over your face to black out the outside world and get a more immersive experience when you want it. Roy Peer opens his presentation by introducing himself & discussing the virtual reality industry.

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Hi Fly: A Lean Airline Story

Melissa Perri

I had my second run in with HiFly in September when I was traveling back from England with my mother. This past year I took six trips to London. Five of those round trip flights were on Norwegian Air. I HATE Norwegian Air.

Pairing Improves Writing

Johanna Rothman

We take time off for holidays, vacations, travel, etc.). I’m writing a geographically distributed agile team book with Mark Kilby. We have a 30-minute timebox each morning to write. (We Because we’re writing together, we first had to understand what we wanted to write in this book.

Have you observed a customer lately?

Under10 Playbook

Back in my days with Pragmatic Marketing, I traveled almost every week delivering both public and private seminars to groups from 12 to 120 people.

How Can Product Managers Make The World Ready For The Return Of Crystal Pepsi?

The Accidental Product Manager

Well they’ve decided to travel back in time to the 1990’s. How will Pepsi product managers make people want Crystal Pepsi? Image Credit: DVNET. Over at Pepsi the product managers are facing a bit of a problem. In the U.S.

Portfolio roadmaps

Under10 Playbook

I can envision the roadmap for my favorite online travel tool: Tripit. If you travel a lot, you should totally check it out. Integrate confirmations via email from the most common travel services such as airlines, hotels, and rental cars. Friends network: see who’s near when traveling. Executives, sales people, and marketing leaders are often frustrated with the short-term focus in product management, particularly those using agile development methods.

Why You Are Probably Interviewing the Wrong People (And How to Fix It)

Product Talk

Even if your target customer is business travelers, you will still benefit from exploring the experiences of extreme users like children and senior citizens. An insight gained from observing these users may apply equally to business travelers.

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How to Write Epic User Stories

As a frequent traveler, I would like to get my flight details added to my calendar, so I could easily plan ahead” – This one will add a feature of automatically syncing booking info with the calendar.

Hiring Agile Product Owners – Where to Find the Best Ones

Proficientz – Product Management University

It’s typically a high stress job with a lot of travel and high burn out. Wealth made simple: news and articles from IRC Wealth. What’s the ideal background for an Agile Product Owner and where should I look to find them? The Agile product owner is a hybrid role that’s part surrogate user and part product expert.

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What Can Product Managers Learn From Disney About Pricing?

The Accidental Product Manager

They may save for a long time, pack the family up, travel to the park, and then hope that the weather behaves itself so that they can create lasting family memories. Will Disney still have magical pricing if they make changes? Image Credit: Tallapragada sriram.

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How Product Managers Are Turning Cereal Into A Global Food

The Accidental Product Manager

They may save for a long time, pack the family up, travel to the park, and then hope that the weather behaves itself so that they can create lasting family memories. Do you know how to prepare a bowl of cereal? Image Credit: musicfanatic29. I’ve got a question for you.

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Product Management Job Descriptions

Under10 Playbook

This position requires travel to customer sites (30%). This position requires limited travel to customer sites (20%). This position requires travel to customer sites (30 What are common job titles and responsibilities for successful product management teams?

Structured Customer Visits

The Product Bistro

We do this as often as possible, hence why the typical product manager job description specifies 25 – 30% travel. However, left to our own devices, much of this travel is less effective than it could be. The fact that you can’t do a large number of them, primarily due to the cost (both the monetary cost, and the opportunity cost of staff being on travel) means that you don’t get rock-solid statistical data that can be used to drive decisions.

A Day at Corporate

Under10 Playbook

Sometimes the sales team organizes this type of agenda at the client’s location so you can add in travel costs too. The sales team would offer to pay for the clients to travel to the corporate office rather than fly the executive team to the client’s location. After all, they were already paying for someone to travel somewhere. Have you ever had a sales person set up a client visit at your corporate headquarters?

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The next generation automation testing for video streaming apps by Perfecto & Accenture S3

Amir Rozenberg

The same trend is happening in retail, travel and many more. How many times have you heard this phrase while watching a game on your phone: “Touchdown!!” ” (or GOAL!!) but all you can see is the loading dial?

Psych’d: A new user psychology framework for increasing funnel conversion (Guest Post)

Andrew Chen

Leading a tour or other travel experience. [Hi readers, my good friend Darius Contractor (currently growth eng at Dropbox) has a brilliant new framework how user psychology has driven growth at companies like Bebo, Tickle, PhotoSugar and of course, Dropbox.

Learning in Product – Ellen Chisa (ProductTank NYC)

Mind the Product

They connect travelers to travel agents for hotels, restaurants, and any other travelling needs. Ellen Chisa has an educational background in engineering and is currently working on her MBA at Harvard Business School.

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Product Managers’ Customers Are Now Shopping Online

The Accidental Product Manager

have made purchases online instead of traveling to a store and making their purchase there. What does it mean if your customers are now shopping online? Image Credit: Elliot Stokes. The times they are a changing. As product managers it is our responsibility to stay on top of trends that are affecting our customers. One very important trend is just exactly how our customers are going about buying things.

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Why You Aren’t Learning As Much As You Could From Your Experiments

Product Talk

But we may make only a hurried jump from one consideration to another, allowing our aversion to mental disquietude to override the gaps; or, we may insist upon noting the road traveled in making connections. I love that A/B testing has become so popular. It’s an important tool in our toolbox.