Blog — Product

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Tracking Aggregate Behavioral Analytics with Mixpanel

Discover how Mixpanel's behavioral analytics can enhance your product management strategy by providing deep insights into user behavior.

Jun 9, 20243 min read

Sales vs Product Defined Roadmap: Finding the Perfect Balance

Discover the intricate dance between sales-driven and product-driven roadmaps, and learn how to achieve the ideal balance for your business.

Jun 8, 20244 min read

Building a Product Roadmap That Aligns All Stakeholders

Learn how to create a product roadmap that brings together all stakeholders, ensuring cohesive vision and successful execution.

Jun 7, 20244 min read

Step by Step Guide for Conducting Product Discovery

A comprehensive guide for product managers on how to effectively conduct product discovery to create successful products.

Jun 6, 20243 min read

What Makes a Great Product Manager

Exploring the key traits and skills that define exceptional product managers in today's dynamic market.

Jun 5, 20244 min read

Using Product Design to Align Faster with Engineering

How strategic product design can enhance collaboration and speed up alignment with engineering teams.

Jun 4, 20244 min read

Organizing Product Teams by Squads

A comprehensive guide to structuring your product teams for success using the squad model.

Jun 3, 20244 min read

Using Metrics to Make Product Decisions

Learn how to harness the power of metrics to drive product decisions and ensure success in your product management journey.

Jun 2, 20244 min read

Tips for Reducing Anxiety as a Product Manager

Discover practical strategies to manage and reduce anxiety in your role as a product manager.

Jun 1, 20243 min read

Techniques to Quickly Discover Your Customer's Pain Points

Uncover effective methods to swiftly identify and understand your customer's pain points to enhance product development and customer satisfaction.

May 31, 20243 min read

Transitioning from Engineering to Product Management

A comprehensive guide on how to successfully transition from an engineering role to a product management career, leveraging your technical skills to excel in a new domain.

May 30, 20245 min read

How to Effectively Triage Incoming User Feedback

Master the art of triaging user feedback to prioritize features, enhance product development, and delight your users.

May 29, 20244 min read

How to Get Buy-In from Stakeholders

Discover effective strategies for securing stakeholder buy-in for your product initiatives.

May 28, 20244 min read

Tips for Running Effective User Interviews

Discover key strategies and best practices to make your user interviews more impactful and insightful.

May 27, 20243 min read

Aligning Your Product Roadmap to Your Company Strategy

Learn how to effectively align your product roadmap with your company's overarching strategy to ensure cohesive progress and success.

May 26, 20244 min read

How to Write Great Product Release Notes

Tips and best practices for creating effective and engaging product release notes that keep your users informed and excited.

May 25, 20244 min read

Comparing Product Prioritization Techniques

A comprehensive look at various product prioritization techniques and how they can help you make better decisions.

May 19, 20244 min read

What is the Difference Between a Product Manager and a Project Manager?

Explore the key differences between product managers and project managers, and understand their distinct roles in driving successful projects and products.

May 18, 20244 min read

Why User Personas Are Outdated

Exploring the limitations of traditional user personas and how modern AI-driven tools offer a more dynamic approach to understanding users.

May 16, 20243 min read

What Are Product Delighters?

Exploring the concept of product delighters and how they can transform the user experience.

May 15, 20243 min read

The Future of Product Management is AI

Exploring how AI is transforming the landscape of product management, offering unprecedented opportunities for efficiency, innovation, and customer-centric development.

May 14, 20243 min read

Product Marketing vs. Regular Marketing: What's the Difference?

Exploring the distinct roles of product marketing and regular marketing, and how they complement each other to drive success.

May 13, 20243 min read

Does the MVP Even Work Anymore?

Exploring the relevance and effectiveness of the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) approach in modern product management.

May 11, 20244 min read

Tips for Creating Effective Product Backlogs

Learn how to create and manage product backlogs that drive your project to success with these insightful tips.

May 10, 20244 min read

The Importance of Copywriting in Product Design

Explore why copywriting is a critical component in product design and how it can enhance user experience and engagement.

May 9, 20243 min read

How to Balance User Feature Requests with Your Product Vision

Learn how to effectively balance user feature requests with your long-term product vision to create a product that satisfies both user needs and strategic goals.

May 8, 20243 min read

How Product Management is Changing in 2024

Explore the evolving landscape of product management in 2024 and discover the key trends and innovations shaping the future of this dynamic field.

May 7, 20243 min read

Lessons We Can Learn From Failed Products

Discover the key takeaways from product failures and how they can guide us to success.

May 6, 20243 min read

Who Leads? Product Owners vs. Product Managers

Unraveling the roles of product owners and product managers, understanding their unique responsibilities, and determining who should lead in different contexts.

May 5, 20243 min read

Designing the Perfect User Onboarding Experience

How to craft a seamless user onboarding process that delights new users and sets them up for success.

May 3, 20243 min read

Justifying the ROI of Design

Exploring the often overlooked yet crucial role of design in driving ROI and how to effectively communicate its value.

May 2, 20243 min read

How Do You Know When You've Achieved Product-Market Fit?

Exploring the signs and signals that indicate when your product has truly resonated with its market.

May 1, 20244 min read

Step by Step Guide to Launching a Product

A comprehensive guide to successfully launching a product, with insights and tips for every stage.

Apr 30, 20244 min read

Building a Bulletproof User Interview Script

Learn how to create a user interview script that uncovers valuable insights with precision and ease.

Apr 29, 20243 min read

How to Become a Product Thought Leader

Unlock the secrets to becoming a thought leader in the product management space, leveraging AI and innovative strategies.

Apr 28, 20243 min read

10 Things You're Probably Doing Wrong When Triaging User Feedback

A deep dive into common pitfalls product managers face when handling user feedback and how to avoid them.

Apr 27, 20243 min read

Tips and Tricks for Building a Stellar Product Roadmap

Discover essential strategies for crafting an effective and inspiring product roadmap that keeps your team aligned and your customers delighted.

Apr 27, 20243 min read

5 Tips for Gathering Feedback from Cagey Customers

Unlock the secrets of gathering valuable insights from even the most reserved customers with these five expert tips.

Apr 26, 20243 min read

The 7 Key Ingredients for Effective User Journey Mapping

Discover the essential elements that make up a successful user journey map and learn how to create one that truly resonates with your users.

Apr 25, 20243 min read

Which Product Development Methodology is Best?

A deep dive into various product development methodologies to find out which one reigns supreme.

Apr 23, 20244 min read

Two-in-a-box: The PM / PMM Relationship

Exploring the dynamic and symbiotic relationship between Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers.

Apr 22, 20243 min read

Product-led Growth Doesn't Work for All Companies

Exploring the nuances and limitations of product-led growth strategies.

Apr 21, 20243 min read

What to Do When Your Job Becomes Firefighting

Exploring strategies for product managers to handle constant crises and stay focused on long-term goals.

Apr 20, 20243 min read

WTF is the Product Management Portfolio?

Unpacking the mysterious world of the product management portfolio and why it's crucial for success.

Apr 19, 20243 min read

Tips and Tricks for Getting Your First PM Role

Uncover actionable strategies to land your first Product Manager position.

Apr 17, 20243 min read

The Product Manager's Cheatsheet for Cross-Department Collaboration

A detailed guide for product managers to effectively collaborate across various departments using AI tools.

Apr 16, 20244 min read

The Top 10 Skills You Need to Be an Effective PM

Explore the essential skills every product manager needs to succeed, from mastering AI tools to navigating the intricate art of prioritization.

Apr 14, 20243 min read

The Intricacies of Product Roadmapping: Dependencies, Capacity Planning, and More

A deep dive into the complex world of product roadmapping, exploring the critical aspects of dependencies, capacity planning, and strategic foresight.

Apr 12, 20243 min read

Should Product or Engineering Define the Squads?

Exploring the debate on whether Product or Engineering should take the lead in defining squads within an organization.

Apr 11, 20243 min read

Should PMMs Work on the Product or Marketing Team?

Exploring the ideal organizational home for Product Marketing Managers (PMMs).

Apr 10, 20243 min read

What to do when your product stops growing

Strategies for product managers to reignite growth when your product hits a plateau

Apr 9, 20243 min read

Creating a Customer Data Platform with Segment

How to leverage Segment to build a robust customer data platform that enhances your product strategy.

Apr 8, 20244 min read

Is Feedback Triaging Redundant Now That AI Is Here?

Exploring the impact of AI on the age-old practice of feedback triaging in product management.

Apr 7, 20243 min read

6 Common Mistakes That Lead to a Failed Product Roadmap

Uncover the pitfalls that can derail your product roadmap and how to avoid them.

Apr 7, 20242 min read

The Pressure of VC Funding on the Product Roadmap

How venture capital shapes and sometimes distorts product management decisions.

Apr 6, 20243 min read

What Compliance Requirements Does My Product Need?

Navigating compliance requirements for your product with insights and strategies to stay ahead.

Apr 5, 20243 min read

Creating Product Funnels with Amplitude

Unlock the power of data-driven decisions by mastering product funnels with Amplitude.

Apr 4, 20243 min read

Should Product Managers Learn to Code?

Exploring the necessity and benefits of coding skills for product managers in today's tech landscape.

Apr 3, 20243 min read

How Product Management Differs in B2C / B2B / B2G Environments

Exploring the unique challenges and strategies in product management across B2C, B2B, and B2G sectors.

Apr 2, 20243 min read

Is the Future of Work Remote, Hybrid, or On-Site?

Exploring the evolving landscape of workplace dynamics and how product managers can navigate the shift.

Apr 1, 20243 min read

10 Tips for Getting Your First Customer

Discover effective strategies to land your first customer and kickstart your product journey.

Mar 31, 20243 min read

When and how to call it quits on your startup

Knowing when to persevere and when to pivot can save your startup—and your sanity.

Mar 29, 20243 min read

The Art of Product Leadership: Making Bets

Exploring the strategic mindset of product leaders and the role of calculated risks in product development.

Mar 28, 20243 min read

The Art of Product Leadership: Becoming the Politician

Why product managers need to embrace their inner politician to succeed.

Mar 27, 20243 min read

The Art of Product Leadership: Evangelizing Your Vision

Learn the essentials of product leadership and how to effectively communicate your vision.

Mar 26, 20243 min read

Why Design is Everything: An Exploration of PlanetScale

Discover why design is the cornerstone of success for modern products, with a deep dive into PlanetScale's approach.

Mar 25, 20243 min read

Can AI really replace Product Managers?

Exploring the potential and limitations of AI in the realm of product management.

Mar 24, 20243 min read

4 Tips for Becoming a Product Evangelist

Practical tips to transform from a product manager to a product evangelist.

Mar 23, 20243 min read

What to Do When You're Feeling Burned Out

Practical strategies for product managers to overcome burnout and reclaim their energy.

Mar 22, 20243 min read

A Guide to Healing Dysfunctional Teams

Transforming a fractured team into a cohesive unit requires strategy, empathy, and a touch of AI magic.

Mar 21, 20243 min read

The Responsibility Matrix (RACI)

How the RACI Responsibility Matrix can streamline your product management process and improve team collaboration.

Mar 20, 20243 min read

8 Tips for Managing an Eclectic CEO

Practical advice for product managers working with visionary and unpredictable CEOs

Mar 19, 20243 min read

What to Do When Processes Are Affecting Your Ability to Ship

Learn how to navigate and streamline processes that hinder your product's shipping schedule.

Mar 18, 20242 min read

Finding the Perfect Product Manager to Engineer Ratio

Exploring the ideal balance between product managers and engineers to foster innovation and efficiency.

Mar 17, 20243 min read

Should I Divide My Squads by Industry, Solution, or Architecture?

Exploring the best ways to structure product squads for maximum efficiency and innovation.

Mar 16, 20243 min read

Balancing Analytics and Privacy

Navigating the fine line between gathering insights and respecting user privacy in product management.

Mar 15, 20243 min read

Using Vercel Edge Middleware for A/B Testing

Exploring how Vercel Edge Middleware can streamline and enhance A/B testing for product managers.

Mar 14, 20243 min read

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