Product Management

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Building a Data Product

Mar 15, 2017<p>Building a product – any product – is a complicated task. Between the design, the building of the product and the launch, there are many …

Management

How to Sell Your Boss on Roadmaps Without Timelines

By onMay 22, 2017<p><b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>Can’t get your boss to part ways with a time-based feature roadmap? Then sell them on the risk.<p>I wonder what it is …

Management

Amazon’s Friction-Killing Tactics To Make Products More Seamless

Amazon director Kintan Brahmbhatt, who's helped develop and refine the product strategy behind the Alexa and Amazon Music, explains the ways in which …

Management

WHAT MAKES A GREAT PRODUCT MANAGER

<b>WHAT MAKES A GREAT PRODUCT MANAGER</b><b>Intro</b>When reading Ben Horowitz’s “The Hard Thing about Hard Things”, he refers to his document on what makes a good …

Business

Where to start when building a killer product

Most early adopters of apps, online services and gadgets find themselves on Product Hunt to hear about new releases.<p>Getting featured on the discovery platform can start companies on the road to success – but it’s worth remembering that Product Hunt is a success story in its own right, having served …

Product Hunt

User-centered design: how to merge it with a design thinking program

by Alex Sanghikian<p><b>Sometimes underrated and later-introduced in the process, user-centered design is a fundamental tool for innovation.</b><p>The design …

Design Thinking

How to Develop The Right Corporate Messaging

Menaka Shroff led the core team at Box that developed their innovative marketing that drove them upmarket from a low-end freemium service to the …

Customer Service

Start Up on the Right Foot — Build a Customer Advisory Board

“We were able to email 10 of our customer advisory board members, give them mockups of the new feature and invite them for an hour of usability …

Management

How Do You Know If You Have The Right Startup Idea?

Many entrepreneurs say that ideas alone are useless and it’s all about execution. It’s equally true, though, that executing on the wrong idea will lead you nowhere.<p>So, how do you know if the big idea that you’ve stumbled onto is the right one? Will the idea lead to product-market fit, or is it yet …

Startups

How to become a billion dollar startup?

SourceEveryone these days is running behind this one fancy word, <b>Startup.</b>Some are trying to solve a problem, some are looking out as the next …

Startups

CIO Career Coach: Bringing a product management mindset to IT

Video: Page (1) of 1 - 05/12/17<p>By IDG.TV<p>In a world where software drives revenue for many organizations, CIO.com blogger Martha Heller demonstrates …

Management

How To Design An IoT Product Customers Will Actually Want to Use

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>Web connectivity is becoming par for the course as more and more devices are designed as part of the internet of things. My team recently joined the ranks of IoT developers and designers when we built an app for a drone that takes selfies.<p>For companies wanting to build …

Internet of Things

10 Questions: Paul Jackson

It’s time for the next installment of my ongoing series of “Ten Questions” for thought-leaders and colleagues from the Product Management world! This …

Management

Domain Spoofing Be Gone: Ads.Txt Will Filter Out Imposter Sites

Programmatic buyers on the open exchange who think they’re purchasing inventory from ESPN or The New York Times often end up buying from imposter …

Advertising

So you’ve launched a product, now what?

Congratulations. After the long, arduous, ideating-to-prototyping slog, from building and testing to scrapping your way to meet funding goals to creating some sort of momentum and hype through PR, your product has finally been released to the masses.<p>But hold on, young jedi. While the perfect world …

Management

The Evolution of a Product Manager - Josh McWilliam

By onMay 15, 2017<p><b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>Josh McWilliam is a co-founder and Vice President of Product at College Factual. Their mission is to help every …

Management

How to Prevent Your Software Startup From Running out of Gas

Finish your first iteration quickly, knowing that the most successful apps are a series of experiments -- and iterations.<p>Launching a software startup has become as irresistible as an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet in a kindergarten classroom. Indeed, software startups are the "it" factor all …

Entrepreneurship

A Product Manager's Guide to Technical Debt

There’s always a fine balance to be found between making sure that your product is as buttoned-up as possible when it ships and the small (sometimes …

Management

What every Product Developer needs to know about new Product Adoption

It’s common to assume that the decision to use a new product (or otherwise) is a rational one.<p>In the minds of most, the sequence goes like this:<p>You …

Behavior

How QA helps you to release your Software Faster?

<b>Category:</b> Quality Assurance Training <b>Posted:</b>May 11, 2017 <b>By:</b> Serena Josh<p>15 Views 0Comments<p>In the age of accelerated and progressive software delivery, …

Project Management

Not sure what should go in a business plan? Here’s an agile process to use

In my previous article here on <i>Tech in Asia</i>, I wrote about why you need to go back and write your business plan. After gathering feedback from …

Small Business

The T-Shaped Product Manager

Balancing Specific and Generic Skills<p>To do a great job as a product manager or product owner, you require two skills sets: product-specific and …

Project Management

Building a Realistic Revenue Projection for a New Product

By onMay 10, 2017<p><b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>Here’s a scenario nearly everyone finds themselves in at some point in this line of work:<p>You’re psyched about a …

Management

Acquisition is Easy. Retention is Hard.

Acquiring new customers used to be really hard in SaaS. Most companies were limited to either banner ads via Google AdWords, or SEO.<p>Today, getting …

SaaS

Why You Should Sell to Users, Not Buyers: A Product-led Approach to Marketing

<i>Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt of OpenView’s PLG Playbook. Sign up to receive additional chapters as they are released here.</i><p>If you fit the …

Marketing

SQL Skills for Product Managers

It’s painful, it’s brutal and it’s a little sadistic. But it’s wonderful.<p>Data to product managers is like ammunition to an assassin; nothing gives us …

Databases

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Design Thinking

15 of the highest paying jobs in IT

Technology offers some of the highest paying and diverse jobs of any industry. While traditional tech roles like software engineer and product …

Business Development

How to Get Product Managers Excited to Work with Customer Success

Image created by Yasmine Sedky (@yazsedky).<p>A Customer Success team is only as good as its information. After all, if they waited until the customers …

Management

This Sales Plan Moves the Needle on Every Success Metric

“Building a sales team is like running a kitchen that has to produce 100 chocolate cakes a week,” says <b>Derek Draper</b>, Co-founder and CEO of <b>Pattern</b> (as …

Management