White Paper: Product Portfolio Strategy

Product Management University

Download the White Paper. How It Drives a Chain Reaction of Success Across Product Management, Product Marketing, Sales & Customer Success. In any team sport, the ultimate goal is to outscore every opponent and win the game.

Using White Papers to Generate More Quality Leads

Product Management University

To this day, white papers are still largely viewed as more educational than propaganda. For all the white papers produced, many B2B organizations fail to get the maximum marketing value for their efforts. The Playbook: White Papers 101. A white paper in its most basic form educates prospective customers on your approach to addressing an issue without making a direct sales pitch. White Papers as a Hook.

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Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation and Monetizing IoT [White Paper]

TSIA

To provide this overview, we’ve created this white paper, “Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation and Monetizing IoT,” designed specifically to help executives of traditional manufacturers make informed decisions for the good of their companies in the new age of IoT Whether you’re in a traditional industrial equipment, hardware, or healthcare technology company, digital transformation is having a drastic impact on the way your business is run.

Top Software License Compliance Stories of 2017

Revulytics

Somehow, we’ve managed to compile a “technology-related top news stories of 2017” list that doesn’t mention augmented reality, Apple’s iPhone X or Amazon’s search for a new headquarters (though loyal readers know we’ve at some point worked all of those companies or themes into our own stories over the year).

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

New Java Reporting in Revulytics Usage Intelligence

Revulytics

Revulytics recently announced the availability of the new Java SDK 5.1.0. This release enables software providers of Java 8+ applications which run on Windows, Mac, and Linux to integrate our Usage Intelligence solution with a native Java SDK and benefit from valuable software usage insights and in-application messaging. The Java SDK and documentation are available at [link]. In this article, we will take a look at the new Java reporting capabilities made available with this release.

9 Must-Read Books to Boost CRO Skills

AB Tasty

This action, which is often referred to as a conversion, could be completing a form, downloading a white paper or even making a purchase, depending on […]. A central element of digital marketing is conversion rate optimization (or refining the user experience on webpages, campaigns, and so on) so visitors are more likely to complete a desired action.

Customer Value, Underperforming Products, Product Demo Objections and More

Product Management University

Plus, tips on using white papers to generate more qualified leads and the difference between voice of the customer and sales feedback. Using White Papers to Generate More Quality Leads. The B2B Product Manager Magazine May 2017 is now available. In this issue we examine the impact of a customer value culture, why products underperform and three steps to connect corporate strategy to product, marketing and sales execution plans.

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Overcoming Bad Product PR

Product Management University

Then take the message externally in case studies, webinars, white papers and articles in trade publications. What suggestions do you have for overcoming bad product PR? I have a product that has a poor reputation based on legacy quality issues that have since been resolved. Rebuilding product credibility continues to be difficult internally and externally.

Three Ways to Get Better At Selling Products You Have

Product Management University

How-to articles and videos, webinars, white papers and best-practice tips are a good way fill the sales pipeline with low hanging fruit, and they won’t break the marketing budget. It’s easier to sell products that don’t exist because they can do anything buyers want. Unfortunately, no one makes money selling products you don’t have. Here are three ways to get better at selling products you have and grow revenue faster.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

AIOps in Monitoring: Best Practices for Alerting – New Whitepaper!

eG Innovations

In this new white paper, we cover the architectural qualities associated with eG Enterprise’s thresholding methodologies to automate and optimize thresholding and alerting. White paper – Understanding How Combining Static and Dynamic Thresholds Avoid False Alarms.

How to Detect Slow Database Queries Affecting Application Performance

eG Innovations

Read this white paper by APM expert Larry Dragich and understand the need for a converged application and infrastructure monitoring strategy. White Paper: The Case for Converged App & Infra Monitoring. The biggest challenge when a user complains of slow application is diagnosing why it’s slow: Is it due to a code-level issue or a database issue? Should we call the DBA or the application manager?

Transform Your Customer Relationships Using the Right Sales Collateral

Pragmatic Marketing

Download the white paper from MarketReach: Six Common Technology Marketing Mistakes (and strategies to avoid them). Modern marketers have a myriad of choices-both print and digital-when it comes to sales collateral and tools. But are your current tools properly aligned with your buyer's journey and the way customers want to do business today?

Cloud Application Performance Monitoring

eG Innovations

The white paper also provides a detailed comparison of CloudWatch’s capabilities with a specialized monitoring solution like eG Enterprise. How to Build a Successful Application Performance Monitoring Strategy When Moving to the Cloud. Source: APM in the new normal, survey by.

How to Choose an AI Vendor

This report explores why it is so challenging to choose an AI vendor and what you should consider as you seek a partner in AI.

Product Manager Writing Skills to Grow Your Influence

Product Management University

With the exception of white papers, there are few product manager artifacts that require narrative style writing. How important are good writing skills for product managers? The short answer is, really, really important. You’ve written an MRD that (in your own mind) is a masterpiece, but no one’s reading it! You have to explain the gist of it in every meeting. There are two primary reasons.

Professional Services for XaaS: Is it Different?

TSIA

In this year’s “ State of Professional Services ” white paper, we concluded that 2014 had been a banner year for technology professional services organizations, with the prospects for 2015 being generally very good for the following reasons It’s commonly thought that professional services for X-as-a-Service (XaaS) is different from professional services (PS) inside of traditional companies. But just how true is that statement?

Ask Teresa: How Do You Select Customers for Customer Interviews?

Product Talk

It could be access to an exclusive white paper. Welcome to the next installment of Ask Teresa, the column where I address common questions about continuous discovery. If you’d like to see the other posts in this series, you can find them here.

How to Achieve Product-Led Growth [+Webinar]

280 Group

You might provide leads with technical information, white papers, third-party endorsements or testimonials, or accomplish this via your demo or evaluation. What is Product-Led Growth?

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

How to deal with limited budgets for user research recruitment and tools

Userzoom

White paper-style research and expert evaluations can also be done quickly and cheaply. White paper research and expert evaluations can be done quickly and economically.

How Does Product Management Give you the Best Chance of a Successful Digital Transformation?

Mind the Product

Digital transformation is “the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of enterprises”, according to an MIT and Capgemini white paper. Capgemini’s white paper states that “successful digital transformation does not happen bottom up. Moving from project-based thinking to product-based thinking is an essential part of delivering a successful digital transformation.

The 14 Top Success Patterns of Digital Business Models

CONTACT Software

The white paper identifies the central mechanisms of digital offerings and identifies the 14 most important patterns and blueprints for IoT-driven business models. The following white paper focuses on the second area of customer service improvement and uses the term “IoT” The analysis of IoT projects shows that the majority of projects are based on the expansion of a market position in existing markets, i. Download White Paper.

The Phenomenal Product Manager: Product Marketing versus Product Management

280 Group

Developing sales tools: white papers, presentations, collateral, competitive analyses for external use with customers. The article is a synopsis of The Phenomenal Product Manager: Chapter One , written by Brian Lawley. Let’s begin by clarifying the terms we are using and the roles and responsibilities for each. We’ll be using the term Product Manager to refer to both Product Managers and Product Marketers.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

What is Product Portfolio Management? PPM Explained

Product Management University

You might also like: White Paper: Product Portfolio Strategy. Products are the lifeblood of your organization–without products, there would be no company.

Embedding a Customer Feedback Loop Into Your Product Delivery

Gainsight

Download our white paper and learn how the top SaaS organizations measure success for their product strategies. Constant feedback is the lifeblood pumping into every successful product delivery.

2019 Customer Validation Content Roundup

Centercode

This year, we’ve surveyed hundreds of companies and done countless hours of research to produce kits, ebooks, infographics, white papers,

3 Ways to Leverage Your Strongest Product Management Skills

280 Group

Writing thought leadership articles, white papers, blog posts or even books are great ways to deepen your product management skills. One of the best ways to learn more about a topic is to teach it to someone else. We see this all the time in our product management classes, where one student is able to help another based on their knowledge and expertise. Walking someone through a process not only teaches them the steps, but also reinforces your own learning.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

Product Launch Timeline

ProductPlan

Web pages, white papers, slide decks for sales, advertisements, and sell sheets are all assets that help tell the product story and complement each other. Product launch timelines visually represent the project plan to successfully release new products.

Top 10 Requirements of Cloud Monitoring Tools

eG Innovations

For the pessimists and sceptics, we also have a whitepaper covering White Paper | Top 6 Myths of Cloud Performance Monitoring (eginnovations.com) which will guide you through gaps between what is often promised and is actually possible in cloud.

Monitoring Citrix User Experience in Real Time: See What Your Users Are Seeing

eG Innovations

White Paper: 4 Different Approaches to Measuring Citrix User Experience. User experience is the biggest and most important factor in determining the success of Citrix rollout in an organization. When end-users are happy with their virtualized applications and desktops, then everything is hunky dory and Citrix admins can focus on operations and maintenance. But when users are impacted due to, say, slow logons, session disconnects, slow screen refresh, etc.,

Precision in the Language of Messaging

Pragmatic Marketing

“Our messaging/positioning leads to assets like product briefs, technical white papers and e-books, and demos that focus on product awesomeness. When awash with data and metrics, it’s easy for a product marketer to overlook precision in using the language of messaging.

Why Operational Reporting is Still Critical in Modern BI

In a world full of new features, traditional reporting is still a critical requirement for businesses. Read further to understand the reasons behind its lasting relevance and why it should continue to be an integral part of modern analytics solutions.

Precision in the Language of Messaging

Pragmatic Marketing

“Our messaging/positioning leads to assets like product briefs, technical white papers and e-books, and demos that focus on product awesomeness. When awash with data and metrics, it’s easy for a product marketer to overlook precision in using the language of messaging.

Why Product Videos Should Be Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Innovatemap

Your marketing team may be stacked with the most eloquent writers, but if no one reads the highly-informative yet incredibly-long e-book or white paper they just produced, the effort is without reward. While certainly bits of a brand and its values are peppered within blog posts, white papers, social media, and more, those mediums can sometimes only offer a bird’s eye view of a company’s overall brand.

Adopting Cloud Technology

eG Innovations

Learn about common pitfalls and challenges that need to be overcome when moving to the cloud: White Paper | Top 6 Myths of Cloud Performance Monitoring (eginnovations.com). New Survey Data on Cloud Technology Adoption Trends.

Leverage Marketing’s Expertise

Pragmatic Marketing

If the product marketing manager brings this problem to marketing for consideration, marketing’s suggestions might include: Writing a white paper on product infrastructure. Product management and product marketing professionals shouldn’t tell marketing teams how to generate leads; they should focus on problems in product growth and let marketing design the appropriate campaigns. Confusion about roles and responsibilities exists in most organizations. Who is responsible?