Product Management

Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have

Managing a team of 400+ and working on the world's biggest social media platform comes down to one skill.<p>For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you …

Time Management

Kalf Winter Merino Sock

road.cc test report<p><b>Make and model:</b> Kalf Winter Merino Sock<p><b>Size tested:</b> Large<p><b>Tell us what the product is for</b><p>Evans says: "Time spent in the saddle is …

Cycling

The Product Manager’s Playbook: How You Can Build Trust

I do not envy substitute teachers. While most of the class will follow the new leader, there are always a few kids who misbehave in ways they would …

Management

Measuring your agile/scrum team’s health

Probably many of your teams already went through some rough times, be it managers reorganizing teams, technical issues with product or anything …

Project Management

Build a healthy organization by thinking like an engineer

Greenhouse’s VP of Engineering shares a framework for defining team structure, values and culture<p>One of the hardest things about scaling a company is …

Management

Getting limited access to Pandora Premium is now as easy as watching a 15-second ad

Internet radio is not as big now as a few years back, and even industry heavyweights like Pandora need to adapt to a constantly changing, …

Pandora

Tips for Agile Product Roadmaps & Product Roadmap Examples

As a Product Owner, you are responsible for Product Backlog management, stakeholder management and forecasting. Therefore, you will probably use a …

Management

The Never-Ending Journey: In Search of Product-Market-Fit

Intro<p>Many potentially great companies fail each year because, while they have an incredible product, they don’t figure out how to get it to market …

Management

Agile Development Process: 10 Years of Evolution | Targetprocess - Visual management software

Is it easy to document all major process changes in a company for 10 years? Not all companies survive that long as independent entities. I wrote two …

DevOps

What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on Product Management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “what is the role of a Product Manager?” The role of a Product Manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the Product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

Management

Top 10 Product Talks of 2017

At Mind the Product our mission is to further the craft of product management by bringing together product people of all stripes to share their …

Management

How to validate your product before you build it

Building the right product isn’t cheap, but building the wrong one will drain your wallet with no hope of a refill. There are steps you can take, however, to validate your product assumptions and identify core features before you shell out the big bucks.<p>Don’t be afraid to talk about your idea.<p>A …

Management

How to Launch Your Next Project /w Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover

Ryan Hoover is most notably known as the founder of the website that brings you all the world’s newest products and technologies, Product Hunt. He’s …

Product Hunt

Nobody wants what you’re building

A better way to validate assumptions<p>“Nobody wants photos they send to friends to disappear”<p>— people before Snapchat<p>“Nobody is going to let strangers …

Management

Vision Debt: The hidden factor that can kill your product

Your VP of Engineering has just given you a choice. With the big industry conference coming up in two weeks, she says we could accelerate our …

Management

Why Startups Need to Put Customers at the Center of Strategic Decisions

It’s easy to stray away from putting customer’s as your first priority and get caught up in the other aspects of the business. But at the end of the …

Management

Lucid Software: How 10 Million Freemium Users Built Our Enterprise Sales (Video + Transcript)

How do you successfully transition from a freemium model to serving enterprise clients? For Karl Sun, CEO of Lucid Chart, and Dan Cook, VP Sales of …

SaaS

Essential questions to ask when starting a UX design project

Starting your design project can be overwhelming. There are so many different ways to understand requirements, gather information, and communicate …

Design Thinking

So You Want to Be a Product Manager?

This is an actual scene from our last hackathonI go to a fair amount of product meetups here in the San Francisco tech scene. While awkwardly …

Management

4 Ways To Identify Your Market

Starting a business and entering the right market is one of the most crucial aspects to building and maintaining a profitable brand. You could be selling the best product in the world, but if you’re in the wrong market, you’ll never be successful.<p>If you’re working on a new product or service idea …

Management

How Cloud-Based Product Lifecycle Management Industry work with SaaS and PaaS

<b>Description</b><p>Orbis Research always aims to bring their clients the best research material and in-depth analysis of the information for any market. This …

Management

How we design enterprise software

At Mesosphere the <b>Product Design team</b> is responsible for the UX of Mesosphere products. Typically this UX primarily relates to the GUI (graphical user …

UX Design

Pull Levers in your Sales Funnel with Product Qualified Leads

Mike Preuss<p>#Metrics<p>Product Qualified Leads (PQLs) have become a major trend in SaaS companies over the last couple of years. Why the shift to the new …

SaaS

Upcoming: Single Product Multivendor Module for Dokan

The <b>Single Product Multivendor</b> is a much-needed module when you want to allow different vendors to sell the same product in your marketplace. Also, …

Management

Mistake 1 out of 3; Trying too hard to validate the need for our product

<i>Written in collaboration with</i> <i>Christian Breinholt</i> <i>and</i> <i>Mads Rømer Svendsen.</i><p><i>We just closed shop. We started as a 3-man diverse founding team with a big</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Need To Build A Community Before Launching

<b>There are two ways you can launch.</b><p>Launch in a rush.<p>Panic. Spam everyone you know with Tweets, Facebook updates and emails.<p>Hope and pray that you’ve …

Marketing

5 Useful Diagrams for Product Managers

1. Swimlanes<p>Swimlanes are a neat way of communicating complex processes. In product management, depending on your vertical, you may be building …

Management

A Great Product Isn't Good Enough

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) model has changed how technology companies deliver and demonstrate value to their customers. Satisfaction with a product no longer equals lifetime value or a guarantee of customer retention. It’s not enough to have happy customers. Building loyalty is far more …

Management

4 Product Management Interview Tips that ‘Strong Hires’ Should Know

I am a product manager at Facebook and previously I worked at Instagram. I have been interviewing at least 5 PM candidates a month, fighting for my …

Management

Should You Build Or Buy Enterprise Software?

TeroVesalainen / PixabayIt’s a question most large businesses, or at least those who are ‘lucky’ enough to have large IT teams, have struggled with. …

Mobile