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B2B Product Manager Magazine October 2020

The B2B Product Manager October 2020 The product led growth model is gaining tremendous momentum. This month we look at the impact on product management and product marketing. It’s big, or maybe that’s just the way it should have always been. As most companies deal with leaner sales pipelines, your product demos are even more [...]

2020-10-20T11:20:24-04:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine October 2020

Solving Market Problems or Addressing Market Needs: Which is Better?

On the surface, solving market problems versus addressing the needs of a market might sound like semantics. But the implementation of each practice in B2B organizations reveals a huge contrast between the two with a ripple effect that may be just as significant. Common Practice: Solving Market Problems You have a product that addresses [...]

2020-11-02T12:19:00-05:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Solving Market Problems or Addressing Market Needs: Which is Better?

B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2020

The B2B Product Manager August 2020 The B2B Product Manager August 2020 looks at the blessing and the curse that goes with marketing and selling feature-rich products. We also give you the missing layer to your customer testimonials if you want to showcase strategic value. There’s one key strategic part of product management that got lost [...]

2020-08-12T16:57:58-04:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2020

B2B Product Manager Magazine July 2020

The B2B Product Manager July 2020 We hope you’re enjoying your summer. This month we take a closer look at the practices of product management and product marketing and the extent to which our profession is keeping pace with the demands of our markets. We’re also serving up helpful tips on delivering more valuable product [...]

2020-08-12T08:01:41-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine July 2020

How to Create Business Requirements That Improve Product Marketing & Sales Proficiency

Here’s how to create business requirements that help product marketing and sales do a better job of positioning and selling value. First, remember that the reasons you build new products and features are the same exact reasons the market buys them. Zero difference! Context is the key. It not only gives design and development teams [...]

2020-07-14T14:36:25-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Product Management Playbook|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Create Business Requirements That Improve Product Marketing & Sales Proficiency

Integrated Products or Integrated Workflows: What Your Customers Really Want

Your customers don’t care about integrated products as much as you think, but you’d never know it. They don’t miss an opportunity to tell you “your products need to be better integrated.”  In reality, it’s just their way of telling you what they ultimately want – integrated workflows. […]

2020-07-01T12:03:20-04:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Integrated Products or Integrated Workflows: What Your Customers Really Want

B2B Product Manager June 2020

The B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2020 This month we bring you a variety of topics given the breadth of priorities we’re all dealing with in this crazy new normal. Minimum viable products, your next job interview, analyzing markets, quantifying the value of your portfolio, creating stickier products and more. We’ve covered them all! Enjoy The [...]

2020-06-18T17:20:01-04:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager June 2020

How To Define an Outcome-Based Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in 7 Steps

What is a Minimum Viable Product? A minimum viable product is a collection of product features and capabilities that are required (at a minimum) to deliver a solution the market is willing to pay for. The easier it is to quantify the value, the more likely the solution will succeed. An outcome-based minimum viable product [...]

2020-11-12T14:43:09-05:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Product Management Playbook|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Define an Outcome-Based Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in 7 Steps

3 Signs That Product Paralysis Is Imminent and How to Avoid It

The initial stages of product paralysis begin the moment your company has its second product. Two products, two markets, two sets of users, two sets of priorities, etc. Enter product management into the equation.  Assuming your company deems the function of product management as something more than “the enhancement list department,” product management should be [...]

2020-05-28T10:43:13-04:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Product Management Playbook|Tags: |Comments Off on 3 Signs That Product Paralysis Is Imminent and How to Avoid It