Anshul Virmani

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How product managers are slowly becoming mini CEOs

Ten years ago, the top companies by market cap in the world were predominantly in oil, general industry, and financial services. Today, the top five are technology companies, providing products and services to consumers and enterprises. With this transformation, the pace of innovation has increased …

Product Management

Does Your Marketing Automation Use Machine Learning?

I’ve been in this game for a long time. (Okay, I’m old). But there is one old trick that never seems to wear out. If you want a really fast return on …

How to Define Your Product Roadmap by Dan Olsen

I gave this talk at the B2B Growth Marketing Conference on June 29, 2107. In it, I share a framework for defining your product strategy and a process for how to create your product roadmap.

The Product Tree Game: Get Your Priorities Straight With The Whole Team

One of your biggest jobs as a product manager is to translate what feels like a million inputs flying in from across the company into one cohesive …

What Should Non-Technical Founders Do While The Product Is Being Developed

The only thing that matters apart from your product is a customer. While the product is being built, focus on getting customers.<p>Product development could easily take anywhere from two to six months before you can launch. As a non-technical founder/cofounder, how do you spend time productively when …

Product Management

Why You Need to Build an MVP App (and 5 tips on how to do it)

The bell rings, the champagne pops, and the sounds of claps, cheers, and whistles fill the air. No, we’re not at the New York Stock Exchange; we’re …

Ruthless Prioritization

All high functioning teams must prioritize. Not once a month, not once a week — but <i>rigorously, and ruthlessly</i>.<p>Prioritization means doing the things …

How to Plan Product Features Using The Kano Model

This post is by Suzanne Abate, CEO, The Development Factory ForThe post How to Plan Product Features Using The Kano Model appeared first on iamwire.

Product Management

How to create your own chatbot?

Everyone around is talking about chatbots a lot. It seems like some kind of fever that doesn't want to calm down. Although, the chatbot thing isn't …

Chatbots

What Job Is Your Subscriber Hiring Your Email To Do?

Over the last 16 years, I’ve worked as a product manager, run product management teams, and worked closely with user experience teams. As email …

Entrepreneurs: Don’t let process distract you from finding the strategy

I had an important “aha” moment recently while teaching teaching an intensive five-day version of the Lean LaunchPad/I-Corps class at Columbia University. The goal of the class is to expose students to the basics of the Lean Methodology – Business Model Design, Customer Development, and Agile …

Entrepreneurship

The Scientific Way To Prioritization

Or…How to REALLY tell what you should focus on next.<p><i>Also shared on</i> <i>Startups.co.</i><p>I have a confession to make….I am kind of a jerk. I make people feel …

Developing as a Product Manager - MindTheProduct

<b>26</b> Flares <b>26</b> Flares ×<p>There are no guides to Product Management<p>As Ken Chin points out, the best way to learn about Product Management is to speak to …

Six Steps to Superior Product Prototyping: Lessons from an Apple and Oculus Engineer

When <b>Caitlin Kalinowski</b> joined <b>Oculus</b> as the head of product design engineering in 2014, her team was sweating on a challenge: design the controllers …

Product Management

Project Management Methods Explained

Getting to “technical enough” as a product manager

“Why are you the product manager for search if you’re not technical?”<p>The question was posed with the blunt earnestness you come to expect of social …

7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success

Staying calm when all around you are not will always be the shortest path to successful leadership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world dominated by extroversion, living with composure has become something of a rarity. Many of us are practically yelling our …

Self-improvement

This AI can supposedly beat experts at No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker

The popular game is a major milestone in the development of artificial intelligence<p>Later this week a $200,000 tournament will pit an AI system built by Carnegie Mellon University against four of the world’s top pros in the game of No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker. The team from CMU was hoping to be the …

10 Powerful Examples Of Artificial Intelligence In Use Today

The machines haven’t taken over. Not yet at least. However, they are seeping their way into our lives, affecting how we live, work and entertain ourselves. From voice-powered personal assistants like Siri and Alexa, to more underlying and fundamental technologies such as behavioral algorithms, …

Artificial Intelligence

How Spotify chooses what makes it onto your Discover Weekly playlist

<b>Edward Newett is the man behind one of the most influential innovations in music: the Spotify Discover Weekly algorithm. WIRED talks to the</b> …

Instagram made me feel bad about myself—until I hacked its algorithms to improve my body image

I used to think social media made me feel bad about myself. But a recent dive into my viewing habits made me realize that the problem wasn’t just Instagram—it was also the way I was using it.<p>I like Instagram because it lets me keep tabs on my friend’s adorable puppy and Alexa Chung’s latest …

Social Media

Analyzing Twitter Data with Deep Learning

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Finance, Sentiment Analysis, Twitter<p>No Comments<p>Tweets (i.e. microblogging with very short documents) is a …

Machine Learning

Never run out of style with these 7 fashion startups

If Myntra and Jabong are the only names that come to mind when you think of online fashion in India, then you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.<p>Expected to …

The Product Manager’s Essential Reading List for 2016

Update: after phenomenal feedback on this post, I’ve posted another list of 14 additional books based on suggestions from friends, colleagues and …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p><b>’</b><b>Appy days: Tell us your favourite travel app in the comments below</b><p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a …

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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