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3 Trends in Financial Services that Product Managers Must Tackle by Upskilling

280 Group

Download the Brief: Industry Trends in Financial Services with Product Management Transformation. Digital transformation initiatives heated up in organizations across multiple industries during the pandemic — and the momentum continues.

5 Tips for Product Managers: Membership Only Content Sneak Peek

Mind the Product

Every month, product experts from around the world share their ideas and insights in our Prioritised and MTP Leader content and every month we recap some of their finest tips.

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That Pesky REQUEST A DEMO Button! Keep It or Chuck It?

Proficientz

Here’s the deal. That REQUEST A DEMO button on your website is offering demos to anyone who wants to see your products. You’re on the hook to give them a demo, and if they want to play hardball, they’re not the least bit obligated to tell you why they’re interested.

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Large Features and Long Deadlines Mean You Have a Gantt Chart, Not a Roadmap

Johanna Rothman

Several of my clients have internal struggles about how to internally see the future of the product. The teams want to use an agile approach so they can incorporate learning. The managers want rigid roadmaps. Because the managers want to “know” the teams will deliver it all.

The Digital Experience Insights Report

You don’t need to feel your way around in the dark anymore. Download this groundbreaking report to shine a light on the invisible opportunities your team is missing — and discover what they’re ultimately costing your business.

Agile Marketing: Your Action Plan to Go from Zero to Hero

The Product Coalition

10 steps plan with workbook and cheat sheet for Marketing teams to get started now with Agile and make the most out of it. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». startup enterpreneurship product-management productivity leadership

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Why you need to know about different product manager types

Mind the Product

Have you ever heard a product management talk from another Universe? It’s when you realize that your product management world is in another universe from the speaker’s one. It appears that you do one thing and the speaker does something else. Then you hear another talk and see another world.

345: How to use Jobs-to-be-Done to be a market detective – with Dave Duncan, PhD

Product Innovation Educators

Skills for product managers to deeply understand customers’ problems and goals. Today we are talking about how to understand what provides value to customers by giving them what they need to solve a problem or complete a task. Clayton Christensen described this as the job to be done.

The top 8 illustration styles

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Illustrations can be extremely versatile, and according to illustrators worldwide, one of the fundamentals to succeed in this art is to discover an authentic and creative way to illustrate.

11 User Research Methods You Should Know

Modus Create

Research plays a vital role in creating user-centric products. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most popular user research methods used across industries worldwide. . If there is one trait that separates great products from the rest, it’s their ability to solve real-world problems.

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Better Meetings Make for Better Days — 20 Tactical Ideas to Try Out With Your Team

First Round Review

We're spending more time in meetings than ever. The sharpest folks we've interviewed share their best tips for making sure this time is well spent

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ProductTank in a post-pandemic world

Mind the Product

Down here at the end of the earth we have had a bit of a different experience to the rest of the ProductTank world, with our elimination of COVID-19 in the community allowing in-person events to be run for most of the second half of 2020 and most of 2021. So, we have been able [.]

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Agile and People: The Transformation Will Happen Naturally

The Product Coalition

The Buddha said that nothing exists on its own and everything changes. His students called these the two core truths of all existence i.e. emptiness and impermanence.

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Continuous Discovery Habits with Teresa Torres

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

In this episode of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast, join me as I chat with Teresa Torres about her new book Continuous Discovery Habits.

Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

The ROI of UX Research

StudioTeam

Knowing how to sell UX research is an important part of every UX researcher’s toolkit. This might not seem like the most exciting news for you. “I I didn’t get into research to end up doing sales,” might you say. I’m sure you haven’t.

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How to Design Your App’s Walkthrough

Userpilot

Most SaaS products require at least some in-app onboarding to activate your new users. Feeling lost where to start and how to design an effective user onboarding for your app, ideally without coding? If this is you, read on.

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Impossible outcomes by Bruce McCarthy

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon Digital Americas keynote, Bruce MaCarthy, co-author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched, Founder of Product Culture and President of the Boston Product Management Association analyses the learnings of product-led organisations that achieved the impossible and changed the world.

Actually, Your State Of War Will Not Get Teams To Move Faster

The Product Coalition

How motivation, goals, and responsibility will Continue reading on Product Coalition ». work career-advice product-management leadership leadership-development

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Product Managers Discover The Power Of Shelves

The Accidental Product Manager

It turns out that even in this modern age, store shelves are still important Image Credit: Marcus Johnstone. Product managers are starting to discover that something that we may have stopped thinking about in this digital age is still very, very important.

How to Ask Great User Research Questions with Amy Chess of Amazon

UserInterviews

Great user research projects start with great research questions. Amy Chess explains how to choose the right UX research objectives and questions to understand what you don’t know

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Onboarding UX Patterns: A Short Guide to Onboarding UX

Userpilot

Onboarding UX patterns might just be the unsung hero of the SaaS world. Without in-app experiences guiding the new users through your product such as tooltips , checklists , and welcome screens , it’s unlikely that your users would stay with your product long enough to activate.

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Essential KPIs for data-driven product managers

Mind the Product

In the following article, we’ll explore the importance of KPIs in tracking product success. Taking into consideration various performance indicators can be essential in providing managers with the necessary data to identify this. These KPIs are even more useful when interpreted correctly.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

How To Simplify Complex Products For Your Stakeholders

The Product Coalition

Complexity Does Not Need To Look Complex Photo by Karina Zhukovskaya from Pexels You are still on a high from developing that elegant Product idea that would solve all your users’ problems. But the investment is high and you need to convince the higher-ups.

Quickly Assess Corporate Innovation Health

Strategyzer

As an advisor on corporate innovation, I need to be able to quickly assess the state of corporate innovation in any organisation. Typically, a detailed assessment of a company’s innovation ecosystem can take up to 3 months.

BrowserStack’s Mark Rudden on hypergrowth in a global pandemic

Inside Intercom

Well, at the beginning of 2020, no one had the playbook for that. And so, Mark Rudden and his team had to figure it all out by themselves.

Best user analytics tools for SaaS

Userpilot

When it comes to boosting your product growth , user analytics tools can make your life a lot easier. These tools offer insights into what your users are doing inside your product and why they are doing it. But how do you know you’re picking the right tools?

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

How to find product market fit by Harpal Singh

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank Dubai talk, Harpal Singh, Product Consultant and Interim CPO explains the elusive art and science of finding product/market fit (P/MF). He provides a framework for getting a clear understanding of P/MF and how to go about achieving it.

The Heart of Your Product Strategy: Selecting to Win

The Product Coalition

How to differentiate and build a competitive advantage that you can sustain and defend over time Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels Creating your product strategy is hard work. You have to identify insights, clarify goals and assumptions, and align with multiple stakeholders.

How I went from struggling with math to becoming a data and analytics advocate

Mixpanel

I’ve struggled with math since high school. It wasn’t that I was incapable of doing simple algebra here and there. My hangup was the topic in general. I always had a hard time applying any real focus on the abstract shapes and concepts with no tangible connection to what I actually cared about.