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Product in Practice: Testing Assumptions Was Tricky But the Convo Team Didn’t Give Up

Product Talk

Identifying and testing assumptions is a critical part of continuous discovery. But what happens when your assumption tests don’t go as planned? Whether you encounter technical difficulties, have a hard time finding customers to connect with, or run up against any other number of problems, it can be tempting to give up. Whether you encounter technical difficulties, have a hard time finding customers to connect with, or run up against any other problems, it can be tempting to give up when assumpt

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The Best Bang For Your Discovery Buck – Customer Advisory Boards

Product Management University

Customer Advisory Boards (CABs) are still the best bang for the buck when it comes to “customer discovery,” not to be confused with user or product discovery! More on that later. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of facilitating numerous customer advisory boards for my clients. There are two common denominators in every meeting. The discussions between your customers are invaluable because of the rich context you’d never get in one-on-one discovery meetings with those same customers.

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Cracking the code to excellent product team management

Mind the Product

This article delves into the fundamental principles required to establish a culture of excellence within a product team. Read more » The post Cracking the code to excellent product team management appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Unleashing Antifragility: Lessons from “Silicon Valley” for Product Leaders

The Product Coalition

Let’s discover integrating antifragility into product development through the “Silicon Valley” TV show lens for practical insights.

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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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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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Recap of TPG Live – Exploring KPIs, Empathy, and Product Management Evangelism

The Product Guy

In our recent TPG Live session, we were thrilled to engage with a dynamic community of product enthusiasts from around the world. This time, we delved into some of the most pivotal aspects of product management with our esteemed guests, Subash Raj, Founding Product Manager at Thinkverse, and Fahad Hafeez, Principal Product Manager at N-able. The conversation was rich and varied, covering essential topics like our favorite KPIs, the critical role of empathy in product management, and effective st

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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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“You Will Get A Job In Your Field”: Opportunities Are Here at Hire BVI

The Product Coalition

At the Multipurpose Sports Complex there were job seekers, students, and professionals gathered for the 5th Annual Hire BVI Career Expo.

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10 UX Best Practices to Enhance User Experience

Userpilot

Following UX best practices is essential to make the product experience more intuitive and efficient. But which strategies are worth following to improve product engagement ? For this, we’ll explore the principles of UX design and go through the best practices that align with them. TL;DR UX design —short for User Experience Design—focuses on creating products that offer meaningful and relevant experiences to users.

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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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Open and Flexible: Unlock More Value With Amplitude

Amplitude

Discover how Amplitude's new integrations make it easier for customers to unify customer data, activate experiences across more channels, and maximize ROI.

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Product Development Tools: Gocious vs. Monday vs. Aha! vs. Jira

Gocious Blog

Powerful software tools such as product roadmap management software are essential for successful product manufacturing. How else can you manage communication and resources, connect remote teams, and complete projects on time without them? While some business tools appear to be a catch-all solution for everything in your business, selecting the right tools for your needs is important.

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Lessons learned from a 6-month journey to land my next product job

Mind the Product

Essential lessons learned for landing a product manager role, from enhancing your CV strategy to maintaining resilience and networking effectively. Read more » The post Lessons learned from a 6-month journey to land my next product job appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Business Analysts Can Use Generative AI to Analyze Code

The Product Coalition

Code analysis is a crucial part of requirements elicitation, especially for projects involving the redesign of a digital product.

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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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How to Identify User Problems in UX Design [+ Best Tools and Methods]

Userpilot

Understanding and addressing user problems is a fundamental aspect of effective UX design. By proactively seeking out and resolving these issues, designers can create more intuitive, enjoyable, and effective user experiences. That also helps with customer retention. In this blog, we’ll discuss a few techniques and tools to identify user problems. Let’s get right to it.

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8 professions of the future in design

UX Planet

Photo by Drew Dizzy Graham on Unsplash With the development of technology and society’s changing needs, the design profession will undergo certain transformations. I am sure that in the coming years, we will witness the emergence of new specialisations in design that combine creativity with the latest technologies. Let’s examine 8 professions that may emerge in the design field.

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Lessons from a two-time unicorn builder, 50-time startup advisor, and 20-time company board member | Uri Levine (co-founder of Waze)

Lenny Rachitsky

Brought to you by: • Vanta —Automate compliance. Simplify security • Mercury —The powerful and intuitive way for ambitious companies to bank • LinkedIn Ads —Reach professionals and drive results for your business — Uri Levine is the co-founder of Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, acquired by Google for over $1 billion.

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How to enable product managers to be successful

Mind the Product

This article is a guide for product managers and organizations to create better products. It serves as a diagnostic tool, highlighting why it's not enough to just hire top-tier talent and explaining what else is needed for success. Read more » The post How to enable product managers to be successful appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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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Why User Experience Matters for Startups

Amplitude

Discover why a product development process that prioritizes user experience saves resources, reduces risks, and helps your startup build the right product.

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Product Roadmap Software & Essential Tools for Agile Manufacturers

Gocious Blog

In the digital age, investing in software tools is necessary to streamline operations, enhance productivity, and maintain a competitive edge in the market. These software solutions offer various functionalities to benefit manufacturing businesses , from managing production processes to optimizing supply chains and analyzing product portfolios.

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How far do people trust AI? – A Research project from UX Studio

UX Studio

Our company specialises in digital products, so it’s crucial for us to get a better understanding of people’s thoughts and attitudes towards AI and existing AI tools. One of our main interests was to see how much people trust them. Thus we decided to do research on the topic. We designed quantitative research to get an overview. In this post, we will introduce our research process, and give a sneak peek at our top 3 findings.

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Trusting the Process is Product Management

Ronke PM

Our products, solutions, and services are imperfect because any endeavor involving human beings is inherently flawed. Embracing Imperfection There is no perfect product; all products have defects. We employ extensive testing to uncover errors and flaws that need repair or improvement. Failure does not indicate our cross-functional teams' ineffectiveness, inadequacy, or ineptness.

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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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Personal experience: test task to search for a junior product manager vacancy

Mind the Product

In this article, Hermann Antonov, Head of Product at CSI, shares his approach to creating an effective test case for hiring Junior Product Managers, offering insights on the desired candidate qualities, search outcomes, and feedback from candidates. Read more » The post Personal experience: test task to search for a junior product manager vacancy appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Evangelizing Product Management: Overcoming Challenges and Roadblocks

The Product Guy

Evangelizing product management within an organization often comes with a variety of challenges and roadblocks. Product leaders must be prepared to face and overcome these obstacles to successfully drive the adoption of product management best practices. Let’s explore some common challenges and provide concrete actions for addressing them. 1. Resistance to Change One of the most significant challenges product leaders face is resistance to change.

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The Challenges of Navigating Complex Product Roadmaps in Manufacturing

Gocious Blog

In modern manufacturing, swiftly adapting to market demands, technological advancements, and regulatory changes is vital to success. Creating and following Agile methodologies and strategies helps manufacturers enhance flexibility and responsiveness in their products. However, implementing Agile at scale often presents unique challenges, particularly when navigating complex product roadmaps.

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Friction Was Therefore Everywhere: Lessons Learned in Agile Development

The Product Coalition

Stories about the agile development ‘puzzle’ and the illusory nirvana of ‘frictionless failure.

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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.