Can Product Managers Bring A Product Back From The Dead?

The Accidental Product Manager

A Brief History Lesson On Wireless Data. Can we talk about wireless data? However, as we collectively started using more and more data, the wireless carriers cried foul. AT&T was the first to move away from offering unlimited plans and instead limit their customers to a fixed amount of wireless data every month. A lot has changed in the market since unlimited wireless plans went away. Once a product has been killed off, it’s gone. Right?

Bar Code Scanner Product Managers Find A Way To Grow Their Market

The Accidental Product Manager

Product Amazon AT&T bar code scanner carpel tunnel syndrome data caps Direct TV occupational injury repetitive motion injury shipping Sprint T-Mobile U-Verse unlimited wireless data Verizon warehouse wireless data planCaption: Bar code scanners have been around for a while, how do you grow your market? Image Credit: Unitech. Product managers for bar code scanners have it pretty good these days.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

My Home Office

Sachin Rekhi

I love having the wireless Magic Keyboard because it allows me to move it wherever I like around my desk without any chance of snagging a cable. I was originally planning on getting the Logitech MX Master 2S Wireless Mouse as it's been a favorite amongst professionals. They recently came out with a wireless version that I'll likely upgrade to at some point. Ubio Labs 10W Qi Wireless Charging Pad. But any such wireless charger will do.

What is Digital Product Management?

280 Group

Each takes an existing product, commoditized long ago, and adds substantial value for providing safety and comfort via wireless connectivity and cloud-based subscription services. Indeed: What is Digital Product Management?

Confused Buyers Don’t Buy—Or Do They?

Pragmatic Marketing

Wireless providers intentionally make their pricing confusing to keep us from easily comparing plans. Another reason wireless companies get away with it is we (okay, I) have to have wireless plans now. An important rule I teach in the Price course is that confused buyers don’t buy. If you have a complex price list, then this is your buyer’s experience. He has a 30-minute break betwee n meetings and picks up your price list to figure out what the company needs.

The Top Product Moments of the Decade…and What’s Coming Next

The Product Coalition

We all went wireless Everyone made fun of Apple’s Airpods when the design was first released. While you can get an adaptor enabling you to connect your wired earphones through the charging port, that seems far too fiddly for today’s wireless world.

Product Management in 2020: New Year, New… Products?

280 Group

Human Augmentation today can be seen with wireless headsets and wearables, but promises to someday restore vision or hearing, enable more effective prosthetics, and even provide super-human strength with exoskeletons. Happy New Year everyone!

Will the Motorola Hint Catch On? [POLL]

UserTesting

Motorola’s new wireless earbud, Hint , will make its debut this fall. The Hint is a tiny, Bluetooth-enabled earbud that allows users to perform voice searches, get directions, listen to text messages, interact with apps, and, of course, take phone … The post Will the Motorola Hint Catch On? POLL] appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product

Will the Motorola Hint Catch On? [POLL]

UserTesting

Motorola’s new wireless earbud, Hint , will make its debut this fall. The Hint is a tiny, Bluetooth-enabled earbud that allows users to perform voice searches, get directions, listen to text messages, interact with apps, and, of course, take phone … The post Will the Motorola Hint Catch On? POLL] appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product

In-Lab Testing 101: A User Researcher’s Guide

Userzoom

Take this wireless mouse as an example, the Magic Mouse 2. Having a charging cable eliminates the need to replace batteries in a wireless mouse, however, the location of the lightning port renders it useless while charging. So much more than creating Frankenstein’s monster!

IoT failures and trust in technology

CONTACT Software

In addition to the choice of the control electronics or the wireless standard, this also includes questions as to whether an IoT solution should be operated in a cloud. At the beginning of April this year I attended the building IoT in Cologne. At the conference, which was organized by heise developer, iX and d.punkt publishing house, everything revolved around applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 in lectures and an exhibition.

IoT failures and the trust in technology

CONTACT Software

In addition to the choice of the control electronics or the wireless standard, this also includes questions as to whether an IoT solution should be operated in a cloud. At the beginning of April this year I was at the building IoT in Cologne. At the conference, which was organized by heise developer, iX and d.punkt publishing house, everything revolved around applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 in lectures and an exhibition.

Women in Product Management: Marie-Pierre Belanger, VP Digital Solutions Product Management at Pitney Bowes

280 Group

Along the way, I moved from the traditional field of fiber optics and wireless microwave radio networks to software. For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Marie-Pierre Belanger, VP Digital Solutions Product Management at Pitney Bowes. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. Don’t be afraid to take a risk to go in to Product Management.

Finding Product Culture Fit

Sachin Rekhi

By sweating every detail of the experience, Apple has proven it's ability to enter existing markets, like MP3 players, smart phones, smart watches, and wireless headphones, and blow up the sheer size of that market by bringing a broadly accessible solution to the world.

Reasons Why the Internet of Things Needs Artificial Intelligence

The Product Coalition

They are equipped with advanced computing, global navigation satellite system and wireless communication for better coordination along the set routes. For all these systems to work effortlessly, a wireless communication network that is ultra-fast is a minimal requirement. IoT devices are unlike the usual sets of computers and smartphones. They have been game-changers in the digital world because of the way they can streamline operations across industry verticals.

Barry O’Reilly: Learning to Unlearn

Mind the Product

We launched a game called Wireless Pets which went on to be the biggest WAP game in Europe.

Sprint Product Managers Try To Take On AT&T And Verizon

The Accidental Product Manager

Being a product manager who works in the highly competitive wireless market has got to be a struggle every day. The battles between the large wireless carriers in the U.S. As each of these companies has come to realize that the future of the company depends on their success in the wireless space, they have intensified their push to get more customers. wireless market, each of the major players has had to change its strategy.

Do Product Managers Need To Be Technical?

Under 10 Consulting

Some bright folks—product managers and designers—walked through the various scenarios for wireless car keys—the key fob used to start today’s cars. How technical do product managers need to be? . Technical enough.

When is “Agile Scaling” the Answer?

Johanna Rothman

We implemented wireless, broadcast, the equivalent of webinars, all kinds of stuff. At the Influential Agile Leader workshop earlier this year, I led a session about scaling and how you might think about it. I introduced the topic and explained that “scaling” might not be the answer.

Agile 59

Product Life Cycle ? Best Examples

The Basics of Product Management

AirPods – Wireless earphones have been around for a few years. The product life cycle (PLC) is the series of steps through which every product goes. Product life cycle stages- Introduction, Growth, Maturity and Decline. As a Product Manager, this is what you constantly need to think about. Check out the list of top 9 product management courses. The lifecycle of your product is all you should ever care about.

Product Life Cycle Ultimate Guide

The Basics of Product Management

AirPods – Wireless earphones have been around for a few years. The product life cycle (PLC) is the series of steps through which every product goes. Product life cycle stages- Introduction, Growth, Maturity and Decline. As a Product Manager, this is what you constantly need to think about. Check out the list of top 9 product management courses. The lifecycle of your product is all you should ever care about.

4 Development Pitfalls to Avoid with an Agile Growth Strategy

Mixpanel on Data

He and his team have worked with brands such as Walmart, HBO, Verizon Wireless, Climate Corp, SoulCycle, Glamsquad, and others who are looking to modernize their approach to building a loyal, profitable, mobile audience. Al Harnisch is the Vice President of Growth at Prolific Interactive. Throughout his career, Al has focused on helping companies develop and execute digital strategies to grow their business and stay ahead of the curve.

3 Practices for Building Strong Presentations

The Product Coalition

My bag of tricks I bring to all my demos (Kensington Wireless Presenter, USB-C to HDMI/USB-A/VGA/Ethernet, Lightning to VGA, Anker Powercore w/ USB-C, Small Power Strip) Play out all the scenarios in your head: What if the WiFi network at a venue gets overloaded?

Get your server setup spot-on with star topology

Cacoo

In terms of cables, star topologies are sometimes implemented with Ethernet/cabled structures, wireless routers, and other components. When setting up a network, one of the first decisions made is what kind of ‘topology’ to use. A network topology dictates how different sender and receiver nodes will communicate with each other.

Apple’s new AirBag–and other innovation insights for product managers Sep 30, 2016 - The Everyday Innovator – Resources for Product Managers and Innovators

Product Innovation Educators

Apparently comedian Conan found Apple’s patented paper bag a little underwhelming, so he created a spoof – the fully wireless connected AirBag. Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Just for fun – Conan, the product manager, introduces the Apple “AirBag” – innovation no one needs.

7 Myths of Citrix Performance Monitoring

eG Innovations

A user could connect through a spotty wireless network and could complain that Citrix is slow! Performance monitoring is critical for ensuring that the Citrix digital workspace experience of users is good. Read this blog to learn 7 common myths about. Citrix performance monitoring.

Overcoming ‘Innovator’s Block’: Designing Products with Metaphors

ProductCraft

Most recently he headed up engineering and product for Vivints wireless internet offering. Skip to content. ProductCraft by Pendo. Subscribe. Best Practices. Perspectives. Profiles. Debates. Podcast. ProductStack. Perspectives. Overcoming ‘Innovator’s Block’: Designing Products with Metaphors.

The Top 10 Metrics a Citrix Administrator Must Monitor in Their Environment

eG Innovations

Even if a user sits too far away from their router when using wireless, or their wireless network adapter is experiencing issues, latency can be the undesirable result. Citrix application and desktop virtualization technologies are widely used by organizations that are embarking on digital transformation initiatives. The success of these initiatives is closely tied to ensuring a great user experience for end users as they access their virtual apps and desktops.

Google Product Managers Look For The Next Big Thing

The Accidental Product Manager

In order to address this problem, the Google product managers have rolled out their answer: a wireless speaker called Home. Google product managers need to find out what everyone wants next Image Credit: PROid-iom.

The Effective Implementations Of IoT Systems That Boost Productivity

The Product Coalition

To begin, an Internet of Things system consists of devices/sensors which communicate to the cloud or a system using wireless technology. [link] Internet of Things for workplace effectiveness and the idea of smart homes are all concepts that have been gaining a lot of traction in recent years in the private, public and corporate worlds since it enjoys fair media publicity in the late part of last century. This is because IoT offers some interesting applications to everybody.

How Soft Skills Can Save a Business

The Product Coalition

For a little over ten years, Nokia was the industry juggernaut in the wireless industry. People often cringe at the mere mention of the term soft skills. This is because far too often the importance of these traits are thrown to the wayside and perceived as non-quantifiable characteristics that are useless in driving results. The truth about soft skills is that they can be the make-or-break factor for a business.

How to Avoid Costly Surprises in Connected Product Design

Mind the Product

For example, we once worked on an outdoor wireless system which needed to operate from sea level to 18,000 feet at temperatures of 55C without a fan. When designing connected hardware products, there are many ways in which a project can go sideways and end up way over budget before the product is completed or in a manufacturable state.

5 UX Best Practices For Successful Self-tracking Apps

UX Studio

The movement’s lead figure Gary Wolf described quantified self as “self-knowledge through self-tracking with technology” Wearable sensor technologies and wireless communication with our devices let us turn almost everything we do into data. Who are we? Probably, that is the question that brought about self-tracking apps. You can get data on how many steps you took, how long you slept, etc. So, self-tracking is real. But how to make a successful self-tracking app with good UX?

UX 63

How to learn from churn – designing good user offboarding

Inside Intercom

Maybe you’ve had a similar experience trying to exit your contract with your cable television or wireless carrier provider. We’ve all signed up for a product only to realize a few months later that it didn’t quite fit our needs. Think about that gym membership you bought in January you’re still paying for even though the last time you went to the gym was in early February. We remember how easy it was to sign up for the one week free trial on the gym’s website.

What is Product Design?

The Product Coalition

In 2006, Zune’s ability to wirelessly send a song from one device to another was way ahead of its time. In our mission to make you the best possible Product Manager, we’re taking you through some of the most fundamental, but often most misunderstood and overlooked aspects of the product world. Today’s topic; What Is Product Design? In a nutshell, product design encompasses the process of creating a product, from understanding the problem to creating a solution.

Product Managers Struggle To Get Dashboard Screens Correct

The Accidental Product Manager

It appears that they are on the right path in adding wireless updating capabilities to their cars, now they just need to ensure that they are also delivering high quality software! Dashboard screens are nice to look at but hard to make correctly Image Credit: Andrea. If you’ve had a chance to jump into a new car lately, undoubtedly your attention has been drawn to the dashboard screen that just about every car has nowadays.

Product Managers Want To Know: Where Did The Soda Go?

The Accidental Product Manager

Being a product manager who works in the highly competitive wireless market has got to be a struggle every day. The Keurig Kold soda maker is gone. What happened? Image Credit: finance.yahoo.com. Once upon a time, the Keurig company, you know them – they are the ones who make that single sever coffee machine that uses those little plastic pouches, decided that they wanted to expand into new markets.

Comcast Discovers How To Reconnect Cord Cutters

The Accidental Product Manager

However, things are changing now and the phone companies are starting to focus on growing their wireless business and not their video customers. Comcast product managers have discovered how to get more customers Image Credit: Mike Mozart. By now I would think that you’ve heard about the so-called “cord cutters” who are out there. If you are a product manager working for a cable company these people are the bane of your existence.

The Bell Curve Haunting : New Season

SidsAvenue

There was somebody else who thought wires were cumbersome and so Wireless telephony came into picture. John is very excited. It’s the appraisal time and he is expecting a good rating followed by a healthy salary hike. But the excitement could not last long as he was haunted by the " Bell Curve ". His manager conveyed that if John is given more than average rating, the Bell Curve will get out of shape. John is devastated.

Moving from Technology to Product Management to increase business skills

All About Product Management

Bikram Gupta has been been in Product Management for over 3 years he has worked in various markets and technologies such as: Telecom/Wireless, Data Networking, and Security domains. Bikram describes himself as a “knowledge worker” at heart; he’s passionate about exploring different lateral business roles outside the sales funnel. Bikram used to authors a blog entitle "Thoughts on Product Management" #1. What’s your academic background/training?