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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Assessing value the Blue Ocean way

Under10 Playbook

In the late 70s/early 80s, Marriott noticed a surge in female guests--women traveling alone. At that time, many women were moving into sales jobs and customer implementation jobs; they were traveling for work. At the start of each year, I read a book to spark my strategic thinking.

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Top 10 Tips for your Product Management LinkedIn Profile – Video Presentation

280 Group

The 280 Group’s Solutions Manager and Director of Recruiting, Mira Wooten, recently traveled to ProductCamp LA and gave this valuable presentation on the top 10 things you can do to beef up your Product Management LinkedIn Profile and get noticed by recruiters. Watch Mira Wooten present the 10 best things you can do for your Product Management LinkedIn Profile.

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.

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.

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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Come see UserTesting at these 2017 summer conferences


Want to travel to some beautiful cities and meet some talented and inspiring people from UX to eCommerce to Product Design ? The summer conference season is heating up! Interested in user-centered design, information architecture, user research, or mobile UX? … The post Come see UserTesting at these 2017 summer conferences appeared first on UserTesting Blog. CX Design Product Research

Digital Transformation and Product Management

Roman Pichler

That’s often the case in my experience for businesses in finance, media, travel, insurance, and other verticals that traditionally don’t have product management groups, and where product management is not represented at the executive level. Recognise the Importance of Product Management.

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.

The IRL channel: Offline to online, Online to offline

Andrew Chen

Couple examples: Transportation fits into this bucket, which is why Uber’s rider acquisition mostly viral/WOM Traveling and going out are social activities. ( dmagazine).

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.

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.

Product Managers Prepare To Do Battle Over Golf Balls

The Accidental Product Manager

If you’ve ever had a chance to take a look at a golf ball, then you probably noticed that they have dents in them that are called “dimples” These dimples are put into the ball in order to help it travel farther and more accurately.

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.

Gatorade Product Managers Go High-Tech

The Accidental Product Manager

A person who is wearing a FitBit device can monitor a number of important body functions such as how far they have traveled, what their pulse is, and what their heart rate is. Gatorade wants to help you to know when to drink Image Credit: Mike Mozart.

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.

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. .

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.

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.

Make yourself "Redundant"

Ask Benny

Find time to Stare at the Wall Unless your team is really understaffed, you are in a week in which you travel, meet customers, launch a product or attend a workshop, if you find yourself in your daily work not having enough time and chasing tasks around the clock, something is wrong. Heavily rely on your team to make daily decisions in order to help you focus on the long-term strategy.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

How To Organize Team Building Retreats

UX Studio

Every six months, our whole UX team travels to a remote location in Hungary’s countryside for two days to have fun and decide together about our big goals. Why travel far away to spend a whole weekend with co-workers? Some people might find it weird to travel and spend days with co-workers. At first sight, it looks easy to organize a team retreat: book a venue, organize travel, and come up with some fun or more serious activities.

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.

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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Connect and conquer – build your brand by staging events

Inside Intercom

Get comfortable traveling to your audience rather than expecting them to come to you. Get comfortable traveling to your audience rather than expecting them to come to you, whether that’s conferences related to your product or meetups organised by like-minded people.

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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Take the wheel and choose your own career direction

Inside Intercom

We intuitively feel that we are choosing the route, direction and speed of our journey, and even the type of car we’re traveling in. We all like to think we’re the drivers of our own life. We have an inbuilt tendency to believe we are deciding our destination, that we are actively mapping out our career direction and our life story. The truth is, however, that most of us are mere passengers in our own life journey.

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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