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Product managers often underestimate the importance of QA in software development. Embed these best practices in your team’s process to build higher-quality products and realize your vision faster.
By Andy Chiang
Andy is a product manager and technology expert who helps businesses, from startups to global corporations, scale teams and increase revenue. His previous roles include Director of Supply Chain Strategy at Gap Inc. and Director of Product Management at Coupa, which was featured on the Fortune Future 50 index in 2021.
Taking on even a single API is a complex task, but it can be made easier by taking a product management approach. Optimize your API strategy with these best practices for security, design, governance, and more.
By Milos Belcevic
Milos is a digital product specialist who has built and shaped cutting-edge solutions at numerous international companies and innovative startups. He is currently a senior product manager at Clarivate Analytics, supporting teams working with an API-based product. Milos was a speaker at the ACE! 2023 conference, where he gave a talk titled “API Product Management 101: A Survival Guide for Non-Technical PMs.”
Requirements gathering is a crucial but often overlooked part of the development process. Steer clear of these five ineffective approaches and identify meaningful ways to improve your requirements gathering process.
By Michael Reeb
Michael is an experienced program, project, and product manager with in-depth knowledge of large-scale, global IT solutions. He has held several roles at Microsoft, including senior build product manager and senior program manager. Michael holds a master’s degree in cybersecurity, and also has a professional degree from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Adoption of product-led growth strategies is soaring, particularly among SaaS companies. This overview of three key frameworks can help you decide which one is right for your company.
By Arkapravo Chakraborty
Arkapravo is a senior product manager with more than a decade of experience. With a background in software engineering and an MBA, he has helped develop and launch global products at Fortune 500 companies, including BT (British Telecom) and Accenture.
Aligned teams create a seamless customer experience. Unlock the potential of product-led growth in your organization with these six tips.
By Philippe Araujo
Philippe is a growth product manager, Agile expert, and digital innovation consultant. Over the past 15 years he has helped clients such as Fujitsu and Michelin develop engaging products and transform their businesses to be more customer-centric.
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Don’t let someone’s intuition overshadow data-driven decision-making. Use these strategies to manage the highest-paid person’s opinions (HiPPO) and build robust, consistent processes around your product roadmap.
By Ryan Strong
Ryan is a senior product manager and startup CEO with more than a decade of experience building innovative products. His previous roles include Director of Product Management at 7-Eleven, where he played a key role in creating the first cashierless store, and Product Manager at AIG Retirement. Ryan has led both software and hardware projects using data to guide and validate at every stage of the process.
Risk is inherent in innovation, but you can take steps to keep it in check. This framework helps ensure that new products are aligned with business goals, customer needs, and available resources.
By Raj Manghani
Raj is a senior product leader with more than 20 years of experience building and launching software solutions for international financial services companies. His previous roles include Vice President of Product Management at Moody’s Analytics and Global Head of Product Management at Calypso Technology (now Adenza).
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