Product Management

These 13 Articles Can Help You Become More Customer-Focused

One of the difficult things about dealing with customer feedback with the mindset of putting the customers first is that there is not a road map that …

Management

What I Learned From Working at Uber

I worked at Uber for over 3 years as a woman and a minority in a tech role. I learned and grew more in my time at Uber than at any other time in my …

Management

Our 6 Must Reads If You're Hiring a Product Manager

<b>At most startups, the CEO is the first product person.</b> Typically, along with a technical co-founder, they set the vision and start to build. To help, …

Management

Baking Visual Analytics Into Your Startup Product During Early Development

Visual analytics are crucial to product deployment. Are you covered?<p>Marketing has long been one of the primary reasons why a product succeeds or fails even before it launches to the public. That means that marketing has a critical role all the way back to the early stages of product development. …

Analytics

How to Stop Wasting Time on the Wrong Content

Have you ever spent weeks or even months crafting a perfect piece of content that generated almost no response from your audience? You expected …

Digital Marketing

Driving decisions through your development lifecycle with data

Stack Overflow co-founder Jeff Atwood has noted that he’s “a big fan of developers handling tech support calls for their software, at least a part of …

Software Development

9 in-demand skills to add to your resume (and where to learn them)

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>It's a developer-eat-developer world out there. If you want to stand out from the pack, you've got to show potential employers that you are well-versed in the latest and greatest trends and …

Public Speaking

How to "Level Up" Your Product Management Skillset

A common theme in online discussions and forums around Product Management lies in how to level up our skills and be a better Product Manager. While …

Management

Stoicism and Product Management

Tim Ferriss has made Stoicism hip and accessible. That is a good thing. I came across Ryan Holiday via Tim’s podcast, and it rekindled a long lost …

Lean Startups

What we shipped: 20 new features and counting

One of the values we live by here at Intercom is shipping is our heartbeat. This encapsulates our belief that shipping is just the beginning; that …

Apps

Should I learn to code if I want to be a tech entrepreneur?

One common question I get asked is: “<i>Should I learn to code if I want to be a tech entrepreneur?”</i><p>Having been a software engineer who has built and …

Lean Startups

Product Managers Are Obsolete; Focus on the Job-to-be-Done

Product Managers are essential to a company’s success. In fact, a recent McKinsey article referred to them as “mini-CEOs” since they are responsible …

Management

Dual-track development

There is a lot of talk right now about how agile product delivery teams should take ownership of customer discovery work, alongside their development …

Management

Product Page Optimization: 8 Ways to Drive More Conversions

You might have figured out what it takes to build brand awareness and increase the traffic that you get to your product pages, but do you know what …

eCommerce

Zero to One in Product Management

The PM starter kit for startups & teamsSomewhere between 12 and 30 people, a startup will need its first product manager. Most of the great writing …

Management

Why Ad Tech Companies Need a Data-Driven Product Strategy

Most of the companies I’ve worked for in advertising and media technology take a top-down approach when deciding what products to green-light. A top …

Advertising Industry

How bad Ideas get on the Roadmap

<b></b>Assimilating new hires can take a big bite out of your schedule, but it’s a process I’ve always enjoyed, despite this. Having a captive audience …

Management

The Scrum Product Owner in 56 Theses: From Discovery to Delivery

TL;DR: The Scrum Product Owner in 56 Theses<p>The following 56 scrum product owner theses describe the role of the PO from a holistic product creation …

Management

Product Design Playbook

Concepts and Methodologies To Live By<p>At the time I’m writing this post, I’ve been a full-time product designer for ~ 3 years, though my overall …

UX Design

7 ways we tweaked the development process to deliver a high-quality product fast

<i>This was originally posted at</i> <i>https://www.fairskill.com/blog/2017/02/22/7-ways-we-tweaked-our-process.html</i><p>It is supposed to be the impossible task; …

Project Management

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 …

Management

Agile roadmapping and planning - Michael Nir - Agile Hartford

Agile Road Mapping and Forecasting – how to make princess and ugly go together<p>Presentation Summary – abstract<p>Product roadmaps in ‘classic’ product management are useful to communicate a strategic plan for your product; however the concepts of Agile and Road Mapping seem to be mutually exclusive; …

Project Management

Is Your Data Science Team An Island?

I thought it might be interesting to use Search inside a multi-product SaaS provider— my current product domain — to explore some interesting topics …

Data Science

The User as Hero

<i>“Leaders must keep in mind that the customer is the superhero and your job is to tell them how your product will help them become a hero.” Donna</i> …

Airbnb

Here's How Silicon Valley Creates Addictive Products

Silicon Valley is producing products you use every day. How are product managers tapping into your mind to build new habits?<p>A lot of literature is starting to come out about the nature of tech products and just how addictive they can be. We have even learned that Facebook may be conducting gigantic …

Silicon Valley

Marketing and the Jobs to Be Done Framework

The Jobs to Be Done framework and marketing.<p>Marketing is about how products and services are presented and sold:<p>The Jobs to Be Done framework is …

Marketing

10 Things I Learned at Mind the Product 2017

This week, I attended Mind the Product, a conference entirely dedicated to product management. Most of the people I typically meet don’t know what a …

Management

For Early-Stage Entrepreneurs: A 5-Step Mini-Guide to Launch a Profitable Startup

Nobody ever <i>plans</i> to launch a failed start-up, to devote months, years, or even decades of his or her life to a company that ultimately dies, that …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

Management

In Products, as in Life, Not All Friction Is Bad

When you think about the value proposition of many new products or companies, one of the major priorities is nearly always around “removing …

Management