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Your Product’s Most Important Feature Isn’t Getting the Attention it Deserves

280 Group

Misalignment between satisfying end users and wowing decision makers may hurt your bottom line. Every product team tries to prioritize features that most significantly drive sales and retention.

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Adopting a Continuous Discovery Mindset Across the Organization

Product Talk

I teach two courses at Northwestern University. I want to share a little bit more about the work that I am doing there as I think it’s relevant for people working at companies who are starting to adopt continuous discovery practices (in other words, many of you).

Why women make great product managers

Product Management Unpacked

Marty Cagan, founder of the Silicon Valley Product Group , delivered the opening keynote to the 2016 Mind the Product Conference.

Take Control of Prioritisation – Holly Donohue on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Before financial software provider Aquila Heywood transformed how it approaches prioritisation, it had a backlog that was more than 20 years long and its projects took about seven years to release.

6 Styles of Data Analysis and Visualizations

Get inspiration for your next dashboard update in this guide to the six styles of analytics and data visualizations.

The Simple Definition of Product Portfolio Management

Proficientz – Product Management University

Your product portfolio has more strategic value than the sum of its parts, especially from the customers’ point of view.

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The MoSCoW method. How to prioritize feature backlog and get valued functionality faster

The Product Coalition

The MoSCoW method. How to prioritize product backlog and get most valued functionality faster You won’t find any rocket science here. Instead, you’ll know a technique that is really helpful for product building. But first things first (we are talking about the priorities, huh?).

X Marks the Spot: A Map of ProductCraft, The Conference

ProductCraft

When we launched ProductCraft, our goal was to build a place for and by product people, an online home for real perspectives and best practices from product practitioners.

How Humanising Your Product can Make all the Difference

Mind the Product

For a bootstrapped product start-up, investing in visual design and illustration to humanise your product can seem like a low priority. You’ve bugs to fix, marketing to fund, and a user feedback log as long as your arm.

TEI 220: What makes a good product manager & who shouldn’t be one – with Marc Abraham

Product Innovation Educators

It’s all about creativity, curiosity, and customer focus for product managers. This is a listener requested episode. Several Everyday Innovators have asked, “What are the qualities of a good product manager?”

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

The Shortest Product Manager Job Ever!

The Accidental Product Manager

The end can come for a product manager when they least expect it Credit: Bill Selak. So here’s a quick question for you: what is the shortest time that you’ve ever worked at a product manager job?

Hypermetricemia: A dangerous product disease that you can avoid

The Product Coalition

Photo by Martin Brosy on Unsplash We’ve learned to measure success by numbers. Want to know whether a feature is successful? A/B test it. Was an ad successful? There are campaign metrics for that. Is a company successful?

How to Evaluate Associate Product Manager Programs

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Associate Product Manager (APM) programs are well known in Silicon Valley as rotational, mentorship-focused programs designed to accelerate the careers of young aspiring product managers.

Why the Time is Right for #mtpcon Singapore

Mind the Product

When we announced in September last year that we’re bringing #mtpcon to Singapore for the first time, it was in the knowledge that the technology and innovation scene across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is booming.

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Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

In this 4-part series, product and technology leaders share insights for successfully going to market with a data product. Find out how you can embed analytics in your solution, from building your business case to designing and launching your product.

Expand your addressable market to drive your next wave of growth

Inside Intercom

During your first wave of growth, your initial customers are very important. You have to build a product that solves a problem and works well for them.

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How to Land Your First PM Job

ProductCraft

I interviewed hundreds of potential associate PMs when I was a product manager at Google, and have interviewed both associate PM and PM internship candidates at my current position with Pendo. The vast majority of them underwhelm for a few key reasons.

K.I.S.S? — my ass!

The Product Coalition

K.I.S.S??—?my my ass! We’ve been using Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS) as a guiding mantra for the products we are developing for a long time now. It might be time to challenge that notion. Oh, there’s nothing like striking down a consensus in its prime!

Product-Wide Software Licensing Strategy That Drives Compliance

Revulytics

The chain of events set in motion by SAP’s actions against so-called “indirect access” (where 5,800 users utilized SAP ’ s software engine on a single license through a third party application) was front-page news in the world of enterprise software compliance.

Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

There’s a new Band in Town: Building Fan Tech by Carl Norberg

Mind the Product

Creating magic (moments) is what sport is all about – in theory. But it applies to product development too.

5 lessons learned starting a new team within our sales organization

Inside Intercom

A little over a year ago, I got the opportunity to start a new team within our sales organization – a team of Relationship Managers dedicated to growing our current customers at scale. The opportunity emerged out of a shift in how we practice sales.

Crowdsourced Testing vs. Beta Testing: What’s the Difference?

Centercode

Imagine this: you have two groups of 100 testers. You give them the same product. You ask them to report back on their findings. Would their answers be the same? Well, that depends on who the testers in those two groups are. It also depends on what you ask them.

A Product Manager’s Approach to Building Integrations for SaaS Software

The Product Coalition

Software as a service (SaaS) has become much more attractive to customers as SaaS companies embrace the idea of offering rich integrations with other platforms.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

TEI 221: How product managers can determine the price of a new product – with Patrick Campbell

Product Innovation Educators

Focus on customers, not competitors, to drive product success. Are your products not generating the revenue they should be just because you didn’t price them right? Pricing is a key concern of not only product managers and leaders but also the executives of organizations.

How to Foster Healthy Communication When Your Team is Distributed

Mind the Product

Building and sustaining a healthy team culture and communication is a large part of being a successful product manager. Since product managers don’t directly manage other team members (except for other product managers), and your unit of delivery is your team, influence and inspiration are vital for ensuring your team is happy, healthy, and productive. Being co-located with your team already has several challenges, but when your team is distributed it can raise even more challenges.

How to maintain high quality conversations with your customers at scale

Inside Intercom

Building great relationships with your customers and offering them world-class support depends on a lot of things, but one of the most important is the quality of the conversations you have with them.

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Remote team meeting etiquette: how to stay polite in a distributed team

RealtimeBoard

Remote team meeting etiquette: how to stay polite in a distributed teamBeatrix Bodó Product Designer at FrontìraNowadays, we don’t have to be in the same space as our team to do our jobs. Instead, we use video conferencing and virtual meeting tools to stay in touch and collaborate across multiple locations.When we meet face-to-face, it’s much […]. The post Remote team meeting etiquette: how to stay polite in a distributed team appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro

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Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

5 Tips for Product Managers to Work Better with UX Designers

The Product Coalition

User experience has become a de facto part of product development. Whether you are working as a design agency or a copywriting firm, chances are that you will want to hire and work with UX designers very soon.

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Agile In Every Department: Agile Marketing

Agile Velocity

It’s 2019, and Agile has officially transitioned from a software development methodology to a mindset designed for entire organizations. It truly doesn’t matter what business department you highlight—all have similar problems at the root cause level.

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Treat Your Product Team Like a Sports Team, Not a Family

ProductPlan

Cultural fit is a relatively new concept in hiring and team building. While organizations have always had culture, the long-held expectation was that new employees would adapt to said culture, and people would be hired purely based on resumes. Companies now realize just how important corporate culture is to their ability to grow, adapt, react, and thrive.