EventStorming and how to monitor Domain Events for product management

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The post EventStorming and how to monitor Domain Events for product management appeared first on Xebia Blog. Continuous Delivery Domain Driven Design EventStorming Monitoring Product Management continuous delivery Domain Events EventstormingWe design, model, and create software to solve a problem for our customer (this can also be a customer from within the same company).

Product Managers vs. Project Managers: Difference, Responsibilities, and KPIs

Altexsoft

How often do you confuse a project manager and a product manager? The Project Management Institute says that only 58 percent of organizations fully understand the value of project management. Comparing the role of project manager & product manager.

15 Key Product Management Metrics and KPIs

Altexsoft

Let’s make a bold assumption: Every software product you regularly use is data-driven. In this article, we will introduce you to metrics and KPIs to track your product success. KPIs and metrics for product management. How many users find and use your product?

Product manager or product maker?

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When you think about the title ‘product manager’ … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Purpose leader product builder product maker titleTitles have a way of morphing over time. In some cases, they improve and become more popular. At times, because of the acts of certain, often high-profile, individuals, titles can lose value.

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product.

Product Manager as CEO

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Many product managers have begun their tenure with an up-and-coming company by hearing the phrase, “We want you to be the CEO of the product.” While many have argued the validity of this statement, it is something that every product … Continue reading → Product Management Uncategorized #prodmgmt capital CEO resources success

How cloud is changing product management

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Guest post by Mauricio Prinzlau A product manager is generally considered to be leading the product, as if the product were a business by itself. The product manager holds responsibility for various aspects related to product management, including developing roadmaps … Continue reading → Product Management Team Building cloud P&L PaaS pricing requirements SaaS security

Product Managers: How to Succeed on Every Project

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As product managers our job description is pretty simple: to make all of our software development projects succeed. In fact, I would go so far as to say any failures or successes of the team are failures or successes of product management. While the product manager is not the manager of the team per se, they are in charge of all critical elements that lead to a team’s success and need to own that responsibility.

Leadership and Product Management

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Product managers hold a unique position in the company: they depend on people from other groups, but they do not have managerial authority over those people (in most cases). Product management — at every level — is a leadership role within the organization.

Software analytics and Product Management

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How have analytics affected your product planning? Here’s an insightful infographic from Nalpeiron that brings an interesting perspective to the value of analytics for Product Management: Product Management / Marketing analytics product

Products for Product People: Best Practices in Analytics

Speaker: Andrew Wynn, Senior Product Manager, Looker

Who builds products for the product people? As a product manager, you know how helpful custom tailored data solutions can be to doing your job well. Learn product analytics best practices from Andrew Wynn, Product Manager at Looker.

Project Manager or Product Manager: what’s the difference?

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What responsibilities do product and project managers share? How is product management different from project management? Fred from nTask answers important questions to highlight differences between Product and Project Management. The titles Project Manager and Product Manager are often misunderstood or confused with one another. Even a Product Manager can also take up certain responsibilities of the project management.

Three Keys to Product Management Success

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As product managers you have a significant responsibility for the success of your company. With all the meetings, floods of email, and requirements to manage, the thought of spending time on areas of strategic focus can seem overwhelming. Start by focusing on three simple, yet powerful, keys to success: Know your market: Get a clear understanding of the market where your products compete, and work diligently to stay out in front of new trends and technologies.

Key elements of leadership and product management

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Most technology companies are comprised of people and teams that discover, define, design, develop and deliver products to the market. Their success depends largely on how well these teams work together to produce great products and services. The role of product manager has become increasingly important to the success of the products and the companies; it has become increasingly strategic. This situation requires product managers to be leaders.

A Docker Product Manager on What the Future Holds for Containers

The New Stack

Gareth Rushgrove is an experienced software and operations engineer, working as a product manager at Docker. Your job title is product manager at Docker. I’m formally the product lead for what we call the developer solutions group at Docker.

How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

Product Managers looking to leverage data to make informed product design decisions can learn a lot from renowned gaming company King, maker of Candy Crush and many other games - even if their product has seemingly no overlap with games.

The Key To Product Management When Developing Software

WorkingMouse

Too often a business owner or executive will assume the role of product manager without anticipating the time investment required. This leads to one of the biggest risks when developing software - poor product manager engagement

Everyone is a product manager

Lead on Purpose

Yes, that’s right, as I see it everyone is a product manager. I know some of you who hold the title of “Product Manager&# might cringe at the thought of me calling everyone a product manager. You have spent years learning, working and driving to become market experts, and have accumulated significant experience releasing products and solutions. So why do I assert that everyone is a product manager?

A missing piece in SAFe product management

Net Objectives

Lean suggests that we work with small batches, be able to deliver value quickly and to drive from a business perspective (typically through delivering value to the customer). Deliver value’ means not just to deploy something but to ensure that value can be realized by the intended customer. In other words, we need a definition for the smallest increment of value that delivers value from a business perspective.

5 reasons product managers need to embrace mobile marketing

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Guest post by Sophorn Chhay Mobile marketing isn’t only for the customer, it’s a viable avenue for product managers, advertisers and even sales floor assistants. If your brand needs to jump-start its product resourcing department, it’d better invest in mobile. … Continue reading → Product Management e-commerce mobile smartphones SMS

Harness Your Product Data: Better Understanding User Behavior Across Channels and Devices

Speaker: Kate Owens and Megan Bubley, SpotHero, Diana Smith, Segment, and Erin Franz, Looker

As a product leader, you are tasked with collecting and synthesizing your customer’s interactions with your product.The great news is that there are many tools used across your company which collect unique parts of your user’s journey.

On-boarding Product Managers

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A few days back Jim Holland and I had an engaging conversation about on-boarding product managers. We concluded that product leaders too often leave this important task to the HR team and miss important opportunities to strengthen relationships and build their teams. In complex roles like product management and product marketing, this does not work. Check out the full article at the On Product Management blog.

Combining Mindfulness, Value and Leading Edge Product Management

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Guest post by Barry Libert Mindfulness is all the rage in the leading management circles of the world. In fact, according to HBR, “Time Magazine recently put … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management executive leaders mediator mindfulness platform valueLeaders from major corporations like Google, Microsoft and Aetna are all beginning the practice.

Combining Mindfulness, Value and Leading Edge Product Management

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Guest post by Barry Libert Mindfulness is all the rage in the leading management circles of the world. In fact, according to HBR, “Time Magazine recently put … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management executive leaders mediator mindfulness platform valueLeaders from major corporations like Google, Microsoft and Aetna are all beginning the practice.

7 Things You Need to Know About Agile Product Management

SolutionsIQ

Product Innovation. In our upcoming webinar, “Enabling Product Innovation Through Agile Product Management,” we paint a picture of how innovation is possible with an evolved, Agile approach to product management.

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users.

Three practices of successful product managers

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A company’s success is ultimately a roll-up of all products and services selling for a profit. In most companies product managers have a lot of products and significant responsibilities. Work with the sales team; understand how they sell your products.

Ansible and Docker the Perfect Duo for the Best Software Product Management

Cabot Solutions

Ansible and Docker increases the efficiency of software development This article details how this duo helps in the better management of software products

Interview with the Cranky Product Manager

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For those of you not familiar with the Cranky PM, she is “a fictional product management professional at a fictional enterprise software vendor named DysfunctoSoft.&# The Cranky PM has a wealth of knowledge and contributes considerably to the product management industry.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

SoCal CTO

He has a really interesting background as a product manager and now an entrepreneur. Like many product managers, my background is fairly eclectic. That's where I learned I enjoyed interacting with customers and working with development teams to build and launch products.

Iterate Your Way to a Top Analytics Product Experience

Speaker: Richard Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Mark43

Mark43 is on a mission to bring public safety data management into the 21st century. To fix traditionally paper-heavy and error-prone processes, they needed a secure and easy-to-use product experience that simplified and unified crime data collection and management.

Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

SoCal CTO

Steve Gilison worked as a market researcher and product manager at a startup where my company, TechEmpower , did the software / web development. I have about 11 years in the technology sector including roles doing market research, sales and product development.

Why customer success matters

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Think about a product you use regularly. When creating a product or service, you want your users and buyers to answer these questions with positive … Continue reading → Innovation Product Management #CustomerSuccess customer retention markets product service technologyWhy do you use it? Why do you love it? What keeps you coming back?

5 AI jobs that can make you a star now and in the future

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Career Workplace AI AI ethics AI jobs artificial ingelligence Data Scientist product manager software engineerAs enterprises gear up to launch or expand artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives, they are struggling with a severe and growing shortage of AI talent. This hardly is unique as emerging technologies begin to catch on and organizations seek people with the right skill sets and knowledge to leverage these new tools. For workers on the favorable […].

How Designers, Developers & Businesses Work Together (Part 1)

Praxent

This article is the first in a series on a three-part human-centered design approach to new product development. Each phase focuses on a core aspect of product success, overlapping with the other two phases for well-rounded results: 1. What is Minimum Viable Product?

Project Analytics: Visibility that Aids Risk Management

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Product Managers face changes that put delivery at risk. This session will focus on the use of a One-Dimensional Product Backlog from a risk management point of view. Applying cascading risk thinking to make better strategic product trade-offs.

Motivating and influencing your teams

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The success of your product depends on the work they (engineering, UX/design, marketing, sales, etc.) In nearly all cases, the individuals on … Continue reading → Product Management Trust confidence energy influence motivate optimism visionYou’ve nailed the vision, and built the foundation of trust, now you need to motivate your teams.

How to Manage 6 Challenging Personality Types in Meetings – Part 2: The Swoop-and-Pooper

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However, they wanted to extend that technology into a new product that would allow them to enter new markets. We noted potential customers they could target and problems the new product could solve. How do products interact with each other?

Building trust with your teams

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Another key element of a successful product management organization is creating trust with your teams, the teams you work with to build your products. Creating relationships of trust sets a foundation for the work you and your teams will need … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Trust dedication global economy partnerships products

How to create product vision

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One of the key elements of a successful product management organization is creating the vision for your products—the ‘why’ that drives their purchase and the factors that make them successful in their markets. When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadership

How and Why: Embedded Analytics Interfaces For Your SaaS Product

Speaker: Sam Owens, Product Management Lead, Namely Platform

Sam and Jessica faced a problem that many product managers face: their customers wanted better analytics and reporting, but analytics wasn’t the core function of the SaaS product Sam and Jessica manage. Balanced competing priorities and managed expectations.