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This is Product Management

This is Product Management

Description

“This is Product Management” interviews brilliant minds across the numerous disciplines that fuel the modern product manager. Episodes span from arts to science, tactics to strategies, confessions to professions. Take a deep dive into user experience, statistics, innovation, differentiation, design, development, metrics, and more with the latest podcast for product managers. Learn more and subscribe at thisisproductmanagement.com.

Episodes

240 Humble Branding is Product Management

Mar 30, 2020 26:25

Description:

Chris Konya, Managing Director of Sylvain Labs, discusses the keys to creating purpose-led brands that will prioritize customer values and grab consumer attention. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

239 Innovation in Mobile Banking is Product Management

Mar 23, 2020 34:36

Description:

Alex Sion, co-head of Citi Ventures’ D10X, shares his insights on innovating at large companies, and how leaders can manage through growth cycles in industries that are being heavily disrupted by technology and changing consumer preferences. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

238 Vulnerability is Product Management

Mar 16, 2020 23:02

Description:

Lina Bedi, Naimeesha Murthy, and Monica Rozenfeld, co-founders of Her Product Lab, discuss how their shared passion for empowering women in tech propelled them to build a community for the women in product development who build, design, and create. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

237 Distributed Decision Making is Product Management

Mar 9, 2020 26:44

Description:

Paige Costello, product manager at Asana, shares how product teams can optimize their processes to achieve team productivity and innovate at scale. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

236 Organizational Design Sprints is Product Management

Mar 2, 2020 35:53

Description:

Kandis O’Brien and Diana Liu, co-founders of The Six, share the design approaches, processes, and methods they use to help businesses solve their most complex problems. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

235 Launching New Ventures is Product Management

Feb 24, 2020 30:47

Description:

Raj Amin, entrepreneur and founder of Teem Ventures, discusses what it takes to build and budget for new ventures, the different ways to launch products, and how to design MVPs that generate early customer wins. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

234 Live Music Experimentation is Product Management

Feb 18, 2020 33:12

Description:

Jon Barber, Guitarist for The Disco Biscuits, shares how he uses experimentation and iteration to write music and how he applied similar strategies as a Chief Technology Officer. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

233 Democratizing Research is Product Management

Feb 10, 2020 37:20

Description:

Nis Frome, Co-Founder and VP of Product at Alpha, Roddy Knowles, VP of Research and Customer Success at Alpha, and Alexa Szal, Product Manager at Alpha, discuss how Alpha built an organizational strategy around data democratization, and how product teams and insights professionals can co-create the future state of research. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

232 Developing an Experimentation Organization is Product Management

Feb 3, 2020 38:33

Description:

Stefan Thomke, professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and author of Experimentation Matters: Unlocking the Potential of New Technologies for Innovation, discusses how experimentation can influence an organization’s ability to innovate. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

231 Connecting with the Next Generation of Consumers is Product Management

Jan 27, 2020 26:15

Description:

Michelle Dornfeld, Head of Business Development at Toggle Insurance, shares how a traditional insurance brand identified a need in the marketplace and created a new product tailored for today’s modern consumers. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

230 Scaling New Ventures is Product Management

Jan 21, 2020 29:23

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Prabhdeep Singh, Global Head of WeWork Labs, shares his insights on how to uncover product ideas, and how leaders can build and guide new ventures at fast-growing companies. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

229 Leaping into Digital Business Building is Product Management

Jan 13, 2020 25:34

Description:

Ari Libarikian, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company and global lead of Leap by McKinsey, discusses the importance of new business building and the steps to take to build scalable businesses from scratch. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

228 Becoming a Product Leader is Product Management

Jan 6, 2020 29:25

Description:

Darlene Miranda, Vertical Head of Product at Sterling, shares how leadership teams can use product management best practices to guide decision-making and inspire their teams. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

227 Ethnography is Product Management

Dec 16, 2019 44:54

Description:

Lydia Timlin-Broussard, Senior Strategic Designer at BCG Digital Ventures, shares how ethnographic research can be used in the product development process to empathize with consumers, gain insight into their behaviors, and build better products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

226 Successful Storytelling is Product Management

Dec 9, 2019 28:37

Description:

Susan Lindner, founder and CEO of Emerging Media, discusses the impact storytelling can have on business growth, product development, and market opportunities. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

225 Brand Strategy Research is Product Management

Dec 2, 2019 29:13

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Ross Mitchell, co-founder and managing partner of WHOA, discusses how to put customers at the center of brand, product, and service research and design. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

224 Stories of Innovation is Product Management

Nov 25, 2019 25:04

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As technology reshapes entire industries and consumer expectations evolve, companies must adapt to modern trends and find new ways to build and sustain innovative businesses. What are some common and effective innovation strategies that organizations should consider? Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

223 Leadership Lessons is Product Management

Nov 18, 2019 20:20

Description:

Many authors, educators, founders, and executives have come on This is Product Management to reflect on their leadership successes and failures. From their perspectives, what makes for an impactful leader and what fundamental skills should aspiring leaders practice to take their careers to the next level? Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

222 Market Research Montage is Product Management

Nov 11, 2019 25:25

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Over the years, This is Product Management guests have shared the methodologies and tools they use to gain customer insights and conduct research throughout the product development process. This episode covers the best market research lessons from leaders at Gen2 Advisors, GreenBook, AARP, Cambia, and Humana. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

221 Embedding Experimentation is Product Management

Nov 4, 2019 38:02

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Anuraag Verma, Global Head of Strategic Transformation at Alpha, shares how large organizations can use experimentation principles to de-risk decisions, test critical assumptions, and get innovation to stick -- and scale. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

220 Productizing Consulting is Product Management

Oct 21, 2019 45:01

Description:

Adam Judelson, VP of Product at Deloitte Consulting, and Chris Kluesener, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Alpha, discuss how to build a product startup within a global management consulting firm, and how that fits into the context of the massive transformation taking place in professional services today. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

219 Personalizing Nutrition is Product Management

Oct 14, 2019 25:10

Description:

Sherry Zhang, founder and CEO of GenoPalate, joined us live from Fall Experiment in Milwaukee to discuss the future of health tech and healthy eating, including how product management and genetic data come together to bring personalized nutrition and better health outcomes to consumers. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

218 Recruiting Top Talent is Product Management

Oct 7, 2019 19:59

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Taso Du Val, CEO of Toptal, discusses how remote work improves employee retention, leads to more productive teams, and allows companies to draw from a larger talent pool. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

217 Making Data-Informed Decisions is Product Management

Sep 30, 2019 23:36

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Jenny Wolochow, Senior Product Manager at Coursera, and Todd Olson, CEO and co-founder of Pendo, discuss how to use data to your advantage when roadmapping and building products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

216 Thinking Big is Product Management

Sep 23, 2019 32:03

Description:

Charles Battle, Senior Director of Product Management, Jang Kim, VP of Product Management, and Jason Simon, VP of Product Management, discuss how they re-envisioned an existing LendingTree product to meet the evolving needs of their customers and disrupt a competitive market. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

215 Staying True to Yourself is Product Management

Sep 9, 2019 46:27

Description:

Mary Christ and Evgueni Malikov, co-heads of Nestle Health Science’s e-Health incubator, discuss how to build an innovative business when faced with limited resources and within the confines of a large corporation. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

214 Building Distributed Teams is Product Management

Aug 26, 2019 48:22

Description:

Dmitry Koltunov, co-founder and chief technology officer at ALICE, discusses his approach to recruiting and managing teams that are dispersed throughout the globe, plus some lessons learned after growing a startup from 3 to 140 people. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

213 Creating a Performance-Driven Culture is Product Management

Aug 19, 2019 21:17

Description:

Owen Williams, Insurance CIO at Everest Reinsurance Group, discusses the importance of an organization’s culture in driving solutions development that wows your customers. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

212 Launching a New Publishing Platform is Product Management

Aug 12, 2019 23:09

Description:

Vlad Stojkovski, Product Director at Hearst Digital Media, shares how he launched a new publishing platform, adopted agile methodologies, and transformed Hearst’s digital offerings. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

211 User Retention is Product Management

Aug 5, 2019 22:54

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Ilya Blokh, Director of Product at Blinkist, shares how to hang onto your users and why it’s important to structure teams to solve customer problems. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

210 Validating Growth Opportunities is Product Management

Jul 29, 2019 35:44

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Aviad Stein, Director of Client Partners at Alpha, shares the most effective strategies and clear-cut examples for exploring and monetizing product growth opportunities. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

209 Onboarding Experience is Product Management

Jul 22, 2019 19:08

Description:

Sandra Lin, Senior Product Director at Northwestern Mutual, shares how the legacy company evolved to offer digital experiences to its customers and important strategies to use when converting prospects to clients. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

208 Accelerating Innovation is Product Management

Jul 15, 2019 18:36

Description:

Karen O’Leonard, Head of Innovation at Willis Towers Watson, shares the innovation strategies that have helped her company grow and how she shifted her team to a testing and learning approach. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

207 Reinventing Media is Product Management

Jul 8, 2019 29:10

Description:

Ross Schwaber, Senior Director of Product at Bleacher Report, and Mark Frigon, VP of Products at Interana, discuss how to use analytics to adapt to a changing media landscape, make data-driven decisions, and personalize the customer experience. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

206 Transferring Excitement is Product Management

Jul 1, 2019 29:02

Description:

Joe Lalley, Experience Design Leader at PwC, shares how to use design to create innovative workshops and train people on how to change the way they work. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

205 Leading with Vision is Product Management

Jun 24, 2019 20:59

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Alex Bilmes, Vice President of User Experience at Puppet, shares why establishing a vision is so important for innovation and how teams can successfully incorporate design to improve collaboration. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

204 Developing Empathy is Product Management

Jun 17, 2019 23:40

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Chris Schembra, founder of the 747 Club, discusses how to build relationships and use gratitude and empathy to create lasting, human connections in a fragmented and disconnected digital world. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

203 Leading Under Pressure is Product Management

Jun 10, 2019 27:32

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Stephanie Hannon, former Chief Product Officer at Strava, discusses how to navigate new environments and the leadership and hiring strategies that she’s developed from her experiences in high-pressure situations. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

202 Product Assisted Growth is Product Management

Jun 3, 2019 21:00

Description:

Travis Kaufman, VP of Product Growth at Gainsight, gives us a primer on product assisted growth, including how to create a product offering that accelerates growth and how this approach compares to traditional go-to market strategies. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

201 Cultural Transformation is Product Management

May 28, 2019 32:18

Description:

Eric Steege, Director of Lean Innovation, Matt Becker, Director of Organization and Change Effectiveness, and Kristyn Stintzi, Innovation Coach at American Family Insurance, share how they’re transforming the company’s culture to adapt to the future of work and recruit the talent they need to stay competitive in the digital age. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

200 Outcomes Over Output is Product Management

May 20, 2019 17:59

Description:

Josh Seiden, Author of Lean UX and Outcomes Over Output, shares what people get wrong about agile and how the nature of management has changed in the digital age. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

199 Digitizing Restaurants is Product Management

May 13, 2019 23:13

Description:

Andreas Wuerfel, Director of US Strategic Partnerships at Metro and CEO of Hospitality Digital, shares how he’s helping a $40 billion multinational restaurant and hospitality wholesaler embrace digital technologies. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

198 Building Engineering Teams is Product Management

May 6, 2019 23:23

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Nick Caldwell, CPO of Looker and former VP of Engineering at Reddit, shares how he grows and manages engineering teams and what it takes to be successful as a Chief Product Officer. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

197 Digitizing Mortgage Lending is Product Management

Apr 29, 2019 28:48

Description:

Susan Popal, Product Manager at Blend, shares how she and her team validated and launched a new product in an old and highly regulated industry. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

196 Assessing Markets is Product Management

Apr 22, 2019 29:24

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Jeff Carbeck, CEO of 10EQS, discusses how he assesses market opportunities, evaluates competition, and develops product roadmaps. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

195 Measuring User Happiness is Product Management

Apr 15, 2019 25:48

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Tomer Sharon, Head of User Research and Metrics at Goldman Sachs, discusses the most important user experience metrics and how to shift to a more customer-centric and data-driven culture. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

194 Accelerating Research is Product Management

Apr 8, 2019 24:02

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Shauna Pettit-Brown, Consumer Insights Researcher at Cambia, discusses how the field of market research is evolving, her approach to collaborating with product teams, and her strategy and toolkit for improving speed-to-insight. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

193 Projectopia is Product Management

Apr 1, 2019 44:22

Description:

Andy Rosic, Innovation Product Manager at Home Depot, shares his approach to managing large-scale projects  provides advice on building leadership skills and earning responsibility. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

192 Roadmapping is Product Management

Mar 25, 2019 29:57

Description:

Ashton Therrien, former Product Manager at Harvard Business Publishing, and Latif Nanji, Co-founder and CEO of Roadmunk, discuss the most common mistakes that product managers make when roadmapping and how to balance long-term goals with iteration. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

191 Growing the Podcast Market is Product Management

Mar 18, 2019 29:08

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Zack Reneau-Wedeen, Product Manager for Google Podcasts, shares how he grew a “20% time” side project into a complete product team and the strategy behind exploring growth opportunities in the podcast market. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

190 David vs Goliath is Product Management

Mar 11, 2019 28:25

Description:

Stefanie Shelley, Former CMO at Broadridge Financial Solutions and Capital One Bank, shares innovation strategies for startups and large companies and how to create high-performing teams. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

189 The 32-Hour Work Week is Product Management

Mar 4, 2019 30:28

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Natalie Nagele, CEO at Wildbit, shares how a 32-hour work week has helped her company minimize busy work, gain focus, and prioritize high-impact work. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

188 Listening to Users at Scale is Product Management

Feb 25, 2019 26:58

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James Colgan, Senior Director of Product Management for Outlook Mobile at Microsoft, shares his approach to scaling a product and generating user feedback for an app with over 100 million monthly active users. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

187 Scaling Experimentation is Product Management

Feb 18, 2019 26:52

Description:

Ben Singer, Innovation Design Strategist at Humana, shares how he’s helped teams across the company embrace experimentation and overcome the challenges that innovators face at large organizations. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

186 Hiring Diverse Teams is Product Management

Feb 11, 2019 37:10

Description:

Pratima Arora, Head of Confluence at Atlassian, discusses how to hire, retain, and create a collaborative work environment where diverse teams thrive best. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

185 The Longevity Economy is Product Management

Feb 4, 2019 26:59

Description:

Carrie Shaw, Founder of Embodied Labs, Thuc Vu, Co-Founder of OmniLabs, Renee King, Founder of TechUrElders, Brian Gannon, Founder of Loop, and David Owen, COO at MyWoundDoctor, discuss their approach the building products for aging consumers and the opportunities for innovation in this large and growing market. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

184 The Messy Middle is Product Management

Jan 28, 2019 17:07

Description:

Scott Belsky, Adobe’s Chief Product Officer and Author of “The Messy Middle”, discusses the arch of a company’s growth and how leaders can successfully guide their teams through the peaks and valleys of the middle stage of development. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

183 Unlearning is Product Management

Jan 21, 2019 35:52

Description:

Barry O’Reilly, Author of “Unlearn: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results”, shares how to unlearn outdated behaviors and mindsets and embrace experimentation. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

182 Working with Engineers is Product Management

Jan 14, 2019 25:20

Description:

Marc Abraham, Chief Product Officer at Settled, shares how he collaborates with engineers and designers and his approach to product roadmapping. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

181 Building Cars is Product Management

Jan 7, 2019 25:00

Description:

David Riddlebarger, Senior Product Manager at Honda R&D, shares the market research practices he deploys to develop new car concepts and how he presents data to key stakeholders. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

180 Scaling Enterprise Products is Product Management

Jan 2, 2019 25:37

Description:

Gene Farrell, Senior Vice President of Product at Smartsheet, shares his strategies for scaling enterprise products and how he’s utilizing artificial intelligence to meet customer needs. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

179 Human-Centered Design is Product Management

Dec 17, 2018 27:05

Description:

Ben Peck, Co-Founder of Front Conference and former Director of Product Design at Jane.com, shares show how human-centered design can help product managers build better products, and how to get to market faster. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

178 Finding Product-Market Fit is Product Management

Dec 10, 2018 31:06

Description:

Dan Olsen, Author of The Lean Product Playbook, shares his five phase approach to finding product market fit, and how to differentiate your product from competitors. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

177 Keeping a Pulse on Consumers is Product Management

Dec 3, 2018 25:11

Description:

Anastasia Goodstein, Senior Vice President of Digital at The Advertising Council, and Rachelle Reeder, Director of Strategy and Evaluation at The Advertising Council, share how they adapt to emerging consumer trends and technologies and utilize experimentation to launch campaigns that make an impact. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

176 Moving Fast is Product Management

Nov 26, 2018 36:17

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David O'Malley, Product Innovation and Digital Transformation leader at General Electric, shares how he helped teams across GE shift from analog to digital and adopt modern product management best practices. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

175 Making Investment Decisions is Product Management

Nov 19, 2018 23:08

Description:

Nick Hill, Product Manager at Humana, discusses how to get executives to invest in iteration, and why product management is similar to investment management. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

174 Collaborating with Agencies is Product Management

Nov 12, 2018 26:54

Description:

Jon Arnold, Senior Product Manager at Bridgestone, shares how he’s utilizing agencies to transform his company’s digital retail experience. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

173 Deciding with Data is Product Management

Nov 5, 2018 26:56

Description:

Jeremy Levy, CEO of Indicative, shares how leading product teams use data to build better products, and what it takes to make shift the way teams make decisions. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

172 Managing Enterprise Products is Product Management

Oct 29, 2018 32:37

Description:

Blair Reeves, Principal Product Manager at SAS, and Ben Gaines, Group Product Manager at Adobe, share what it takes to be successful as an enterprise product manager. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

171 Growing SaaS Companies is Product Management

Oct 22, 2018 29:15

Description:

Kyle Poyar, Senior Director of Market Strategy at OpenView Partners, an expansion stage venture capital firm, share the most effective SaaS pricing and packaging strategies, why product led growth is so important, and the most important SaaS metrics. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

170 Navigating Uncertainty is Product Management

Oct 15, 2018 28:17

Description:

Ryan Singer, Head of Strategy at Basecamp, shares how he manages projects with unknown requirements, eliminates blockers, and avoids unnecessary meetings. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

169 Building an Innovation Community is Product Management

Oct 8, 2018 29:28

Description:

Joe Kirgues, Co-Founder of gener8tor, a startup accelerator in the Midwest, shares the product management strategies that have helped his 80 portfolio companies grow, how he’s applied those strategies to scale his own company, and his approach to building an innovation community outside of Silicon Valley. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

168 Market Research is Product Management

Oct 1, 2018 35:28

Description:

Gregg Archibald and Leonard Murphy, Partners at Gen2 Advisors and GreenBook, share what product managers need to know about market research, how product managers and researchers can collaborate more effectively, and how technology is reshaping the field. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

167 Making Change is Product Management

Sep 24, 2018 31:44

Description:

Amy Radin, former Chief Innovation Officer at Citi, and Author of “The Change Maker’s Playbook,” discusses the most important skills for leading a digital transformation, and how to get cover to build great products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

166 UX Research is Product Management

Sep 17, 2018 28:44

Description:

Aryel Cianflone, UX Researcher at LinkedIn, discusses the most effective research techniques and how she creates presentations that align and inspire her team. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

165 B2B2C is Product Management

Sep 10, 2018 30:46

Description:

Philip Charles-Pierre, CEO of Semsee, shares strategies for growing B2B2C companies, and how to build products for both business customers and consumer end users. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

164 Prioritizing Opportunities is Product Management

Sep 4, 2018 29:46

Description:

Charles Battle, Senior Director of Product Management at LendingTree, shares how he evaluates new opportunities, conducts business case analysis, and runs split tests on live products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

163 Becoming Customer-Centric is Product Management

Aug 27, 2018 21:05

Description:

Kimberly Tzeng, Senior Product Manager at LearnVest, a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual, shares how she shifted her team to a more collaborative and customer-centric approach to product management. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

162 Discovery Research is Product Management

Aug 20, 2018 27:46

Description:

Alanna Ford, Innovation Product Manager at AARP, shares how she conducts user research to discover and validate new product concepts. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

161 Making Tradeoffs is Product Management

Aug 13, 2018 41:26

Description:

Wayne Greene, former Senior Director of Product Management at VMware, discusses how he approaches roadmap prioritization, allocating resources across a portfolio of products, and communicating decisions with key stakeholders. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

160 Building Freemium Products is Product Management

Aug 6, 2018 33:48

Description:

Michael Pici, Director of Product, Growth at Hubspot, shares how he’s launched freemium products to drive adoption of Hubspot’s premium products, and how the company’s go-to-market strategy shifted as it expanded from from a single product to a platform. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

159 User Experience Design is Product Management

Jul 30, 2018 34:55

Description:

Jared Spool, CEO of User Interface Engineering, shares how companies can make design a competitive advantage and two practices for creating a culture of continuous of learning. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

158 Skill Building is Product Management

Jul 23, 2018 31:09

Description:

Manav Mishra, VP of Product Management at Teridion, shares the two most important skills that product managers need to have and how he balances strategic thinking with execution. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

157 Hiring a Chief Product Officer is Product Management

Jul 16, 2018 31:40

Description:

Shelley Perry, Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners, discusses when and how to hire a Chief Product Officer and what it takes to scale from growth stage to IPO. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

156 Critical Thinking is Product Management

Jul 2, 2018 27:06

Description:

Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, shares how product teams can overcome cognitive biases, make better decisions, and drive meaningful outcomes. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

155 Growing Mature Products is Product Management

Jun 25, 2018 26:09

Description:

Janna Bastow, Co-Founder of Mind the Product and ProdPad, shares her approach to product roadmapping, backlog grooming, and running experiments. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

154 Telling Stories with Data is Product Management

Jun 18, 2018 25:04

Description:

Harry Stevens, Visual Journalist at Axios, shares how he tells stories using data visualization, and his techniques for avoiding the most common mistakes that people make when interpreting data. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

153 Conversion Optimization is Product Management

Jun 11, 2018 27:06

Description:

Claire Vo, VP of Product at Optimizely, shares her approach to boosting conversion rates and running experiments that deliver value. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

152 Executive Coaching is Product Management

Jun 4, 2018 37:11

Description:

Crystal Fernando, Partner at WhatBox Partners and Former Head of Global Delivery at InterContinental Hotels Group, shares how to build high-performing teams and her approach to coaching innovation leaders. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

151 Getting Things Done is Product Management

May 29, 2018 31:05

Description:

David Allen, Author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, discusses how to manage complex projects and free your mind for ideas and decision-making. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

150 Recurring Revenue is Product Management

May 21, 2018 29:28

Description:

Tara Seshan, Product Manager at Stripe, shares how she created the roadmap for a new product launch and how to apply product management thinking to monetization and billing. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

149 Navigating Regulatory Hurdles is Product Management

May 14, 2018 30:05

Description:

Gautam Shah, Entrepreneur in Residence at Vonzos Partners, shares how he collaborates with legal teams and adapts to changes in regulation. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

148 Navigating Reorgs is Product Management

May 8, 2018 28:57

Description:

Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood, Authors of “Reorg: How to Get It Right”, share how reorgs can help companies adapt to market changes, and strategies for product teams to navigate them successfully. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

147 Managing Distributed Teams is Product Management

May 1, 2018 34:38

Description:

Sarah Kuehnle, Head of Product at Dribbble, discusses the benefits of remote work, how she fosters a strong company culture, and effective strategies for remote collaboration. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

146 Infusing Startup Culture is Product Management

Apr 16, 2018 33:57

Description:

Alex Gruber, Senior Director of Product at Vonage, shares how he infuses a startup-minded culture within a large organization, and how he drives a transition to agile product management. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

145 Transforming Organizations is Product Management

Apr 9, 2018 42:02

Description:

Frits Habermann, CEO of PicMonkey and former CTO of Lynda.com, shares how he’s led companies through cultural transformations, acquisitions, and new product launches. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

144 Building Search Features is Product Management

Apr 2, 2018 29:29

Description:

Kanishka Maheshwari, former Director of Product at Salesforce, shares how he applied machine learning and experimentation to build Salesforce’s most used feature, how he collaborates with engineers, and how company culture contributes to growth. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

143 Building Hardware is Product Management

Mar 26, 2018 33:03

Description:

Aaron Holm, CEO of Blokable, shares best practices for developing physical products, his approach to prototyping a physical space, and how he created a scalable product for a slow-moving industry. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

142 Decentralizing Decision-Making is Product Management

Mar 19, 2018 32:43

Description:

Justin Bauer, VP of Product at Amplitude, shares his approach to forming teams that are empowered to make decisions, strategies for improving user retention, and how to get your organization started with data-driven decision making. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

141 Enterprise Client Management is Product Management

Mar 12, 2018 23:52

Description:

Justin DiPietro, COO of SaleMove, shares how he handles feature requests from Fortune 500 clients, prioritizes opportunities, and creates product roadmaps. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

140 Mastering Quantitative Research is Product Management

Mar 6, 2018 26:38

Description:

Suhail Doshi, CEO of Mixpanel, shares best practices for using in-product analytics to make better product decisions, how to balance vision with data-driven decision making. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

139 Starting a New Business Unit is Product Management

Feb 27, 2018 36:59

Description:

Andres Glusman, Head of Meetups at WeWork and former Chief Strategy Officer at Meetup, and Michael Curtes, Product Director at Meetup, discuss how Meetup validated its initial business model, how the company will integrate with WeWork after being acquired, and their approach to experimentation. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

138 Becoming Data-Driven is Product Management

Feb 20, 2018 30:42

Description:

Sam Nordstrom, Product Manager at Intuit, shares how Intuit transformed into a more customer-centric company, and his approach to conducting quantitative research and making data-driven decisions. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

137 Thinking in Bets is Product Management

Feb 13, 2018 39:20

Description:

Annie Duke, Author of Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts, and former professional poker player, shares her approach to making decisions in an uncertain environment, overcoming cognitive biases that lead to poor decision-making, and making small bets to learn. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

136 Building a Product Portfolio is Product Management

Feb 6, 2018 33:46

Description:

Deanna Ballew, VP of Product Development at Widen, shares how she transformed a services company into a software company, using agile product development methodologies to build a portfolio of products in the process. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

135 Creative Thinking is Product Management

Jan 30, 2018 28:57

Description:

Jon Kolko, Author of Creative Clarity: A Practical Guide for Bringing Creative Thinking Into Your Company, shares how to foster creative thinking and build products that emotionally resonate with users. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

134 Vision and Strategy is Product Management

Jan 23, 2018 25:18

Description:

Marty Cagan, Partner at Silicon Valley Product Group and Author of Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love, shares how to craft product vision and strategy, modern best practices for product roadmapping, and his framework for prioritizing opportunities. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

133 Giving Feedback is Product Management

Jan 17, 2018 21:58

Description:

Raphael Crawford-Marks, CEO of Bonusly, discusses how to give feedback to your team and create a culture that fosters high-performance and good decision-making. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

132 Building High-Performing Teams is Product Management

Jan 9, 2018 32:01

Description:

Nikita Dyer, Product Lead at Trello, shares her approach to building high-performing product teams, achieving alignment on critical decisions, and navigating change and uncertainty. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

131 Blockchain is Product Management

Jan 3, 2018 36:05

Description:

Brian Tubergen, Head of Product at CoinList and former Director of Product at AngelList, explains the basics of blockchain technology, the challenges and opportunities in building blockchain products, and the strategy behind starting CoinList at AngelList and spinning it out as a separate company. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

130 Getting Stuff Done is Product Management

Dec 19, 2017 35:19

Description:

Tiago Forte, Founder of Forte Labs, shares his approach to achieving focus in a fast-paced work environment, managing projects with multiple stakeholders, and “building a second brain.” Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

129 Revenue is Product Management

Dec 12, 2017 19:37

Description:

Jeff Morris, Director of Product Management - Revenue at Tinder, shares his approach to identifying monetization opportunities, launching new products, and measuring success. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

128 Emerging Technology is Product Management

Dec 5, 2017 26:57

Description:

Phillip Easter, Director of Mobile Apps & Wearables at American Airlines, shares how he’s leveraging emerging technologies and partnering with startups to reshape customer experience. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

127 Working Smarter is Product Management

Nov 28, 2017 29:05

Description:

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp, shares his unique approach to creating a productive work environment, including how he eliminates meetings and creates autonomous teams. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

126 Market Leadership is Product Management

Nov 21, 2017 31:51

Description:

Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer at Box, shares his best advice for launching products in new markets and building high-performing teams. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

125 Continuous Transformation is Product Management

Nov 14, 2017 28:01

Description:

Eric Ries, Author of The Lean Startup and The Startup Way, shares the management practices that can help leaders inspire innovation and develop breakthrough products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

124 Research and Development is Product Management

Nov 7, 2017

Description:

Marc Rubner, VP of Product Management and Marketing at Blackboard, shares how he builds new products from within established companies and how he inspires his customers in the edtech market to buy. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

124 Research and Development is Product Management

Nov 7, 2017 41:57

Description:

Marc Rubner, VP of Product Management and Marketing at Blackboard, shares how he builds new products from within established companies and how he inspires his customers in the edtech market to buy. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

123 Conquering a Category is Product Management

Oct 31, 2017 42:40

Description:

Michel Feaster, CEO of Usermind, shares her approach to building and managing a portfolio of products, prioritizing opportunities, and conquering a category. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

122 Navigating Policy is Product Management

Oct 24, 2017 34:39

Description:

Kelly Taylor and Natalie Kates, Product Managers at the US Digital Service, share how they collaborate with policy experts and leverage policy changes as a competitive advantage. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

121 Building Human Machines is Product Management

Oct 17, 2017 29:25

Description:

Tommi Forsström, VP of Product at Shutterstock, shares how he builds and motivates teams and instills a strong product culture. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

120 Agile Transformation is Product Management

Oct 11, 2017 41:01

Description:

Andrea Schneider, Acting Director of Product Management at the IRS, and Lauren Gilchrist, Director at Pivotal Labs, share how they shifted the IRS from Waterfall to Agile development and reduced time to release from two years to nine weeks. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

119 Democratizing Data is Product Management

Oct 3, 2017 29:16

Description:

Jeff Feng, Product Manager at Airbnb, shares how he launched “Data University” to empower employees to make data-informed decisions and how he got over a third of employees to attend a course. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

118 Crafting a Vision is Product Management

Sep 19, 2017 27:59

Description:

Blade Kotelly, Leader of the Advanced Concept Lab at Sonos and a Senior Lecturer at MIT, shares how to create an inspiring product vision and his three phase process for developing innovative ideas. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

117 Negotiation is Product Management

Sep 12, 2017 30:06

Description:

Chris Voss, Author of Never Split the Difference, shares how to pitch a new idea to senior stakeholders and how to stay calm during a challenging conversation. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

116 M&A Integration is Product Management

Sep 5, 2017 32:22

Description:

Craig Mullett, President at Branison Group, shares how M&A can help companies expand their product offering, and the keys to successfully integrating product and culture after an acquisition. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

115 Starting a Leadership Role is Product Management

Aug 28, 2017 27:36

Description:

George Bradt, Chairman of Prime Genesis, shares what new leaders need to do to achieve results and how to create an experiment-driven company culture. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

114 Building SaaS is Product Management

Aug 22, 2017 35:42

Description:

Dan Martell, CEO of Clarity and Investor in Intercom, Unbounce and Udemy, shares his best techniques for validating SaaS product and feature ideas and how he aligns his team when changing the product roadmap. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

113 High-Impact Experimentation is Product Management

Aug 14, 2017 33:41

Description:

Holly Hester-Reilly, Product Consultant and former Product Owner at Shutterstock, shares how she runs experiments to test critical assumptions and make better decisions throughout the product lifecycle. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

112 Employee Experience is Product Management

Aug 8, 2017 37:02

Description:

Lina Stern, Head of Employee Experience and Organizational Design at LearnVest, shares how to instill an innovative company culture, the best way to motivate employees, and best practices for navigating a cultural shift after an acquisition. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

111 Motivating Users is Product Management

Aug 1, 2017 58:45

Description:

Eric Feige, General Manager at Magenic and former Vice President of Digital Transformation at Prudential, and Dr. Scott Rigby, CEO of Immersyve, discuss the psychology behind motivating users and how to make the case for a new idea at a large company within a regulated industry. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

110 Continuous Innovation is Product Management

Jul 25, 2017 36:53

Description:

Jeff Gothelf, Author of Lean UX and Sense and Respond, discusses why product teams need to manage for outcomes instead of outputs, and what leaders need do to empower their teams to continuously innovate. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

109 Behavioral Psychology is Product Management

Jul 18, 2017 43:18

Description:

Matt Wallaert, former Director at Microsoft Ventures and Chief Product Officer at Thrive, shares how he’s applied psychology to drive behavioral change in education and personal finance. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

108 Creative Strategy Generation is Product Management

Jul 11, 2017 28:12

Description:

Bob Caporale, President of Sequent Learning Networks, shares the steps to developing an effective product strategy and how to adapt a strategy based on customer insights. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

107 Mobile Strategy is Product Management

Jul 3, 2017 36:10

Description:

Russ Miller, Mobile Solutions Architect at Magenic, discusses the emerging opportunities for mobile technologies, how to fit mobile into a digital strategy, and the best tools and methodologies for developing mobile products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

106 Building APIs is Product Management

Jun 27, 2017 46:59

Description:

Jeremy Glassenberg, Product Consultant and former Platform Manager at Box, shares how to launch a successful API, including his best advice for growing a developer ecosystem and integrating with app marketplaces. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

105 Mastering the Design Sprint is Product Management

Jun 20, 2017 32:58

Description:

Jay Melone, Partner at New Haircut, shares how design sprints can help product teams validate ideas in just five days and what product leaders must do before, during and after a design sprint to ensure it’s successful. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

104 Getting Out of The Classroom is Product Management

Jun 13, 2017 33:48

Description:

Cole Mercer, Senior Product Manager at SoundCloud, shares how to prepare for a role as a product manager, the role of intuition in product management, and how to land the best job opportunities. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

103 Consulting is Product Management

Jun 6, 2017 35:05

Description:

Tami Reiss, Product Lead at Justworks and former Product Consultant, shares how she gets clients to buy-in to her strategies, the pros and cons of consulting as a career path, and the best ways to get new clients. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com/.

Highlights: 

Tami describes the various services consultants can provide to clients (6:30) Tami explains why companies hire consultants, as opposed to full-time employees (8:50) How Tami aligns a client’s business needs with the needs of their users (12:20) How Tami handles disagreements over methodology or strategy (15:00) Tami’s best advice for finding new clients (20:20) Tami’s thoughts on the viability of consulting as a career for product managers (25:00)

102 Building Internal Solutions is Product Management

May 31, 2017 21:46

Description:

Michael Montecuollo, Director of User Experience and Design at DOOR3, shares how he conducts user research when the client is the end user how he aligns stakeholders on a project’s priorities. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

101 B2B is Product Management

May 23, 2017 30:21

Description:

Aakriti Agarwal, Deployments and Growth at Blend and former Product Manager at Palantir, shares how she gains insights to make a meaningful impact on her customers’ bottom line and how she handles feature requests from customers with big budgets. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

100 Perfecting the Kickoff Meeting is Product Management

May 16, 2017 32:25

Description:

Katie Guernsey, Product Manager at STRV, shares how to influence key stakeholders with a compelling presentation and align product teams to execute on a vision. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

099 Pricing is Product Management

May 9, 2017 28:46

Description:

Patrick Campbell, CEO of Price Intelligently, shares the best strategies and tactics for pricing a product and what product managers can do to increase the perceived value of their offerings. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

098 Corporate Transformation is Product Management

May 1, 2017 36:47

Description:

Aaron Eden, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Moves The Needle, shares how he brought Lean innovation principles to his former company, Intuit, and launched 100 internal startups in 100 days. Get the latest updates from the show at thisisproductmanagement.com.

097 Soldier Feedback is Product Management

Apr 24, 2017 41:15

Description:

Brian Vogt, a Modeling and Simulation Officer for the US Army, shares how he tests the viability of new tools for soldiers to use on the battlefield and how he communicates the ROI of prototyping. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

096 Reinvention is Product Management

Apr 17, 2017 30:45

Description:

Ha-Hoa Hamano, Senior Product Manager at NPR, shares her approach to meeting the changing needs of users and how she rallies stakeholders around key product decisions. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

095 Asking the Right Questions is Product Management

Apr 10, 2017 28:20

Description:

Noopur Bakshi, Senior Product Manager at Adobe, shares the most effective user interview questions and what she does before each interview to ensure that she gains meaningful insights. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

094 Customer Experience is Product Management

Apr 3, 2017 33:30

Description:

Anthony Schrauth, Chief Innovation Officer at Betterment, shares how insights from his customer experience team inform product decisions and what he’s learned growing his company from 4 to 224 people. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

093 Being In The Right Place is Product Management

Mar 28, 2017 30:40

Description:

Len Sherman, Executive in Residence at Columbia Business School and former Senior Executive at Accenture, discusses why so few companies sustain market leadership, what leadership is required to do so, and what product managers can do to make an impact. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

092 Ideation is Product Management

Mar 20, 2017 27:57

Description:

Bryan Mattimore, Co-Founder at Growth Engine, shares the techniques he’s used to help companies like Kraft and Ford generate new ideas and how to bring ideas to market from within a large organization. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

091 Intrapreneurship is Product Management

Mar 13, 2017 36:00

Description:

Simone Ahuja, Founder of Blood Orange and Columnist at HBR.org, shares how companies can retain and empower entrepreneurial employees and what intrapreneurs can do to break through bureaucracy. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

090 Cutting Through Red Tape is Product Management

Mar 7, 2017 35:36

Description:

Thor Ernstsson, CEO of Alpha, shares the greatest obstacles to building great products and how product managers can start practicing experimentation inside a large organization. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

089 Staying a Step Ahead is Product Management

Feb 28, 2017 32:29

Description:

Saad Khan, Head of Product at ConsumerAffairs, shares what he believes is the most common fallacy about innovation, why he mandates customer discovery interviews at his company, and how to stay a step ahead of customer needs. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

088 Attending Events is Product Management

Feb 21, 2017 22:35

Description:

Mike Belsito, Co-Founder of Product Collective and Organizer of the Industry conference, shares how product managers can find great events and how to make the most of networking opportunities at conferences. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

087 Yin and Yang is Product Management

Feb 13, 2017 22:04

Description:

John Vars, Chief Product Officer at Varo Money and former Chief Product Officer of TaskRabbit, shares the opposing factors product managers need to weigh when it comes to data-driven decision-making, stakeholder management, and prioritization. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

086 Learning to Bootstrap is Product Management

Feb 7, 2017 27:59

Description:

Owen Adams, SVP of Product at The Muse, shares how product managers can transition from large companies to startups, how to operate with resource constraints, and what large companies can learn from startups. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

085 Jobs to Be Done is Product Management

Jan 31, 2017 26:56

Description:

Karen Dillon, Contributing Editor of Harvard Business Review and Co-Author of Competing Against Luck, dissects the most common challenges for corporate innovation efforts and shares how understanding customers’ job to be done can help product teams make better decisions. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

084 Self-Awareness is Product Management

Jan 24, 2017 47:17

Description:

Kelley Amadei, Founder of SparkShift, discusses the role of self-awareness in effective leadership and how product managers can build healthier habits as they grow into leadership roles. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

083 Chaos is Product Management

Jan 17, 2017 36:35

Description:

Brian Donohue, Product Manager at Intercom, explains how to balance process with chaos and how to continue shipping to learn from customers as a company grows. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

082 Intuition is Product Management

Jan 10, 2017 19:36

Description:

Paul Yokota, Director of Product at Animoto, discusses the role of intuition in product management, how to balance data with vision, and how to communicate decisions to key stakeholders. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

081 Team Intelligence is Product Management

Jan 4, 2017 26:56

Description:

Kevin Steigerwald, Chief Product Officer at Notion, shares how to translate customer data into decisions and how to build consensus amongst key stakeholders. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

080 Empathy is Product Management

Dec 27, 2016 20:01

Description:

Jon Stross, Co-Founder of Greenhouse, shares why developing empathy is more powerful than having domain expertise, why product managers should do customer support, and how he validated demand for Greenhouse. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

079 The Internet of Things is Product Management

Dec 20, 2016 23:24

Description:

Daniel Elizalde, Author, Product Leader and Stanford Professor, explores the potential of the internet of things, the impact it will have on product teams, and why collaboration is the key to success. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

078 Assessing Market Viability is Product Management

Dec 13, 2016 30:41

Description:

Christophe Gillet, VP of Product Management at Vimeo, shares his swiss army knife of product validation techniques and zeros in on how to prioritize customer feedback. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

077 API Integration is Product Management

Dec 6, 2016 23:05

Description:

Mike Knoop, Chief Product Officer of Zapier, shares how API integrations can make a product more valuable to users and how product teams can develop empathy for customers. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

076 Venture Capital is Product Management

Nov 29, 2016 37:50

Description:

Kevin Lee, VC Associate at FundersClub and Founder of Product Manager HQ, discusses how product management varies between companies, the importance of finding the right role and what technologies and markets he’s excited about right now. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

075 Creatively Saying No is Product Management

Nov 22, 2016 23:56

Description:

Erin Essex, Creative Director of Webonise, shares how to say ‘no’ without being confrontational and how to educate your team on when and how to do the same. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

074 Strategic Storytelling is Product Management

Nov 15, 2016 23:09

Description:

Andy Raskin, a strategic messaging consultant, shares the five key components of an effective story and the secrets to getting buy-in for a big decision. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

073 Exploratory Research is Product Management

Nov 8, 2016 20:12

Description:

Teena Singh, Director of User Experience at ADP, shares why she interviews customers at their workplace, how to craft user stories with context and the role of domain expertise in product management. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

072 Partnering with an Agency is Product Management

Oct 31, 2016 22:43

Description:

Atandra Burman, Director of Product & Program Management at Y Media Labs, shares the keys to successful agency-client relationships, how to execute customer research effectively and best practices for communicating throughout the product lifecycle. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

071 Persuasive Design is Product Management

Oct 25, 2016 28:34

Description:

Victor Yocco, Author and Research Director at EY-Intuitive, shares the psychological principles that drive user adoption and how product teams can use these principles to build more engaging products. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

070 Handling Feature Requests is Product Management

Oct 18, 2016 20:57

Description:

Michael Sacca, Head of partnerships at Crew, discusses the value of partnerships, how to evaluate feature requests, and creative ways of saying ‘no’. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

069 Bottom Up Selling is Product Management

Oct 10, 2016 18:15

Description:

Ryan Burke, VP of Sales at InVision, discusses the art of bottom up selling, how continuous improvement increases customer adoption and how product teams should interface with sales teams. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

068 International Growth is Product Management

Oct 4, 2016 29:48

Description:

Vinay Ramani, Head of Global Growth at Uber, shares his playbook for building products and teams in new markets, the importance of entrepreneurial and empathic team leaders and why culture is critical to international growth. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

067 Breakthrough Innovation is Product Management

Sep 26, 2016 20:54

Description:

Flavio Masson, Head of Innovation at AARP Life Reimagined, shares the mindsets and culture needed for breakthrough innovation and the key metrics to consider when validating and scaling a new product or feature. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

066 Getting Out of The Office is Product Management

Sep 20, 2016 21:43

Description:

Aarron Walter, VP of Design Education at InVision, discusses making informed design decisions based on customer feedback and scaling best practices across an organization. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

065 Active Process is Product Management

Sep 12, 2016 34:45

Description:

Samuel Clemens, Founder and Chief Product Officer at InsightSquared, discusses the purpose and implementation of process in product management and how his approach differs from our past guest, David Cancel. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

064 No Bullsh*t Lean is Product Management

Sep 6, 2016 37:23

Description:

Bob Dorf, Author of The Startup Owner’s Manual, shares how product managers and the c-suite can embrace a culture of innovation and how companies can incentivize employees to take risks. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

063 User Science is Product Management

Aug 29, 2016 17:45

Description:

Brent Tworetzky, Executive Vice President of Product at XO Group, shares his philosophy of user science and explains how to assess customer perceptions when developing new features. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

062 Recruiting is Product Management

Aug 22, 2016 26:16

Description:

Rick Aronstein, Head of Product Recruitment at AC Lion, shares how companies can recruit the best product managers, how to assess culture fit and how product managers can find their next great opportunity. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

061 Mobile Product Design is Product Management

Aug 15, 2016 19:19

Description:

Alicia Dixon, Senior Product Manager at Hilton Worldwide, explains the key differences between mobile and web product management, including gaining customer insights and communicating with key stakeholders. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

060 Rallying Stakeholders is Product Management

Aug 8, 2016 29:31

Description:

Joe Lalley, Digital and Social Strategy Director at PwC, shares how to align stakeholders and make the case for key product decisions based on his experience building PwC’s homepage. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

059 Adopting Mobile is Product Management

Aug 1, 2016 28:23

Description:

Warren Wan, Director of Product at Under Armour Connected Fitness, discusses what opportunities mobile presents for large companies, how to transition from a startup into a large company, and his user engagement lessons learned while at MyFitnessPal. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

058 Interviewing for the Job is Product Management

Jul 25, 2016 16:36

Description:

Ellen Chisa, VP of Product at Lola, discusses best practices for interviewing for a product management role and how product managers can better collaborate with their design colleagues. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

057 Customer Development is Product Management

Jul 18, 2016 32:59

Description:

Cindy Alvarez, Director of User Experience at Yammer (a Microsoft company), shares how she advocated for Lean methodologies at her organization and how to gain meaningful insights from customer interviews. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

056 Chronicling Corporate Innovation is Product Management

Jul 11, 2016 29:56

Description:

Scott Kirsner, Columnist for The Boston Globe and Founder of Innovation Leader, shares the latest strategies in corporate innovation and how leaders can enable employees to be more entrepreneurial. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

055 Media Monetization and Distribution is Product Management

Jul 6, 2016 25:06

Description:

Dan Blumberg, Product Director for New York Times Global, shares how his team runs experiments, strategies for media monetization and new opportunities for content distribution. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

054 Navigating Human Complexity is Product Management

Jun 20, 2016 36:07

Description:

Matt LeMay, Co-Founder of Constellate Data and Former Head of Consumer Product at Bitly, talks about how to influence without authority and how to utilize qualitative and quantitative data. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

053 Scaling is Product Management

Jun 6, 2016 38:43

Description:

Brandon Chu, Product Manager at Shopify, shares how to install a customer empathy engine in a growing organization and how to increase speed despite complexity. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

052 Building a Customer-Driven Product Team is Product Management

May 23, 2016 42:39

Description:

David Cancel, CEO of Drift and former Chief Product Officer at Hubspot, shares how to structure product teams and how autonomy increases employee retention and customer-centricity. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

051 Overcoming Challenges is Product Management

May 9, 2016 28:04

Description:

Brian Lawley, CEO of 280 Group, shares the most common challenges in product management today and what product managers can do to solve them. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

050 10% Entrepreneurship is Product Management

Apr 25, 2016 26:33

Description:

Patrick McGinnis, angel investor and author of The 10% Entrepreneur, shares how having a side project can help product managers and the best time management strategies for doing so. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

049 Keeping Business in Mind is Product Management

Apr 11, 2016 30:14

Description:

Jesus Ramirez, VP of Product at Tallwave, discusses what he believes are the most overlooked aspects of product management: design, branding, and user acquisition. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

048 Organizational Design is Product Management

Mar 29, 2016 26:34

Description:

Stacey Weber, an Instructor at Pragmatic Marketing, shares how product management fits into an organization's structure, the role innovation teams play in entering new markets, and how product and innovation teams can collaborate. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

047 The Build Trap is Product Management

Mar 15, 2016 35:59

Description:

Melissa Perri, Product Consultant and Speaker, discusses how to balance getting to market quickly with validating that there’s demand for what you’re building, the importance of focusing on outcomes rather than outputs, and how to squash a poor performing feature. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

046 Artificial Intelligence is Product Management

Mar 1, 2016 31:19

Description:

Dennis Mortensen, Founder of x.ai, discusses how to lead a product team building “invisible software” and how to set a strategy and roadmap towards artificial intelligence. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

045 Getting Strategy Right is Product Management

Feb 16, 2016 29:14

Description:

Steven Haines, CEO of Sequent Learning Networks and the author of The Product Manager’s Survival Guide, shares how to set and execute a strategy and how to bake customer insights into a product roadmap. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

044 Simplicity is Product Management

Feb 1, 2016 21:58

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Dan Ward, Author of The Simplicity Cycle and former Military Officer, shares what it takes to simplify mission-critical projects, how to balance speed and quality, and when adding complexity can be just the ingredient you need. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

043 Job Training is Product Management

Jan 19, 2016 16:18

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Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, Founder of Product School, shares how to transition into product management, best practices for job interviews, and how to grow into a leadership role. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.

042 Cross-Platform Implementation is Product Management

Jan 4, 2016 22:56

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Karen Landry, Product Director at Mindgrub, shares the opportunities and challenges presented by consumers armed with numerous devices, and how to communicate throughout the product development process. Get the latest updates from the show at www.thisisproductmanagement.com.