Common Mistakes in Implementing a New Product Management Framework; Tools for Product Management; ProductCamp Atlanta Recap

Common Mistakes in Implementing a New Product Management Framework
Based on our research at SiriusDecisions, we know that improving the overall product lifecycle management framework/process is a top priority for the coming year for many b-to-b product management leaders. This is certainly not a new trend. Some organizations have tried to improve their product lifecycle management framework — and their overall process used for innovation and go-to-market activities — over and over and are still struggling. Why? There are four common mistakes organizations make in implementing a new product management framework, and that’s the subject of my post on the SiriusDecisions blog.

What tools do you use for product management?
What tools and technologies do you use for product management? How well do they work? At SiriusDecisions, we’re conducting a survey of b-to-b product managers and what applications they do (and don’t) use. The survey takes only about 5 minutes to complete, and in return for your participation, you will receive a complimentary copy of the forthcoming SiriusDecisions Field Guide on Product Management Tools. Take the 2014 SiriusDecisions Product Management Tools Survey now!

ProductCamp Atlanta Recap
I had a great time at ProductCamp Atlanta last weekend. If you weren’t there, here’s a brief summary of my experience through some selected Tweets.

4 Things You Should Never Hear At Work

For good or bad, words you hear have a lasting impact. Weve all heard statements from a boss or co-worker that keep you up at night, playing a never ending loop in your mind. Rather than allowing them to haunt you, learn from them.

4 Things You Should Never Hear At Work

For good or bad, words you hear have a lasting impact. Weve all heard statements from a boss or co-worker that keep you up at night, playing a never ending loop in your mind. Rather than allowing them to haunt you, learn from them.

The 4 Qualities of People Startups Should Hire

If you are reading this there is a good chance you have interviewed for a job. And I would bet my salary that you have had a lousy interview at least once if you have been working for five years or more. As candidates, we often think we are to blame, but more often than not its the company and interviewer who has done us wrong.

The 4 Qualities of People Startups Should Hire

If you are reading this there is a good chance you have interviewed for a job. And I would bet my salary that you have had a lousy interview at least once if you have been working for five years or more. As candidates, we often think we are to blame, but more often than not its the company and interviewer who has done us wrong.

The One Secret to Being a Great Marketer in 2015

If you dont have a solid marketing plan going into next year, it will feel like flying blind. How can you stand out when there are more brands competing with larger advertising budgets than ever before? You dont need a million dollars to make an impact in 2015, if you know what it takes.

The One Secret to Being a Great Marketer in 2015

If you dont have a solid marketing plan going into next year, it will feel like flying blind. How can you stand out when there are more brands competing with larger advertising budgets than ever before? You dont need a million dollars to make an impact in 2015, if you know what it takes.

Startups and Their 21 Sports Clichés

Dont get angry because I am calling out sports lovers, but the following seems to be true. Early stage companies attract those with an adventurous spirit. And those with an adventurous spirit are often drawn to the drama of sports. My experience is that startups are full of people who like sports and pick up jargon and halftime-speech and bring it to the office.

Startups and Their 21 Sports Clichés

Dont get angry because I am calling out sports lovers, but the following seems to be true. Early stage companies attract those with an adventurous spirit. And those with an adventurous spirit are often drawn to the drama of sports. My experience is that startups are full of people who like sports and pick up jargon and halftime-speech and bring it to the office.

Aha! Idea Management

Say hello to our idea management software. Its the first time that ideation has really been tightly integrated with product roadmap software. It helps you bring customers, employees, and other stakeholders to the innovation table and you and they both benefit by spending more time together. You give them a voice and they tell you what matters.