A round table discussion on the role and responsibility of Product Owners and Product Managers. Are they one and the same role or do they each demand a different skills and mindset?18 votes
Providing good client service is key, but where and how do you draw the line between "sure, we're happy to help!" and "it's an affordable product that you should be able to figure out on your own...sorry..."7 votes
Australian universities claim to be in the innovation business and have degree programs and courses on innovation, but can you really learn innovation from a course, or are these skills which only come through experience? http://blog.tomw.net.au/2014/05/can-universities-teach-innovation.html5 votes
Why people 'switch' from one product to another and how you can increase the odds that it goes your way
I'll introduce a simple framework and a quick customer interview technique to help product managers better leverage the drivers and blockers that drive retention and churn:
- We’ll look at the 4 key forces that product managers need to impact when a customer is purchasing a new product or service:
> Push of the Current Situation
> Pull of the New Solution
> Anxiety of the New Solution
> Habit of the Current Situation
- We'll also look at how to interview customers to elicit this information (the ‘switch’ interview).16 votes
For big projects, you will have to split the teams to have a manageable backlogs.
What are the best options ? by components (back-end vs clients) ? by products ? by features ?
The goal is to exchange around team organization best practices, tips and tricks to reduce go to market.8 votes
A discussion around how Lean development methodologies are becoming an integral part of how Product Managers can realign products with customer needs. Delivering a Minimal Viable Product is just part of an ongoing process to ensure we use validated learning in all transitions of the product lifecycle.38 votes
Introducing the fundamental Agile practices for new product managers and those who have been acting as a product manager without prior knowledge of the formal processes. What are the key activities and reports you should be using on a daily basis.12 votes
Product roadmaps: 9 weird old tips you won't believe for creating, managing and communicating and effective product roadmap.
Creating and managing a product roadmap is a integral day to day skill for product managers. This session will take you through some ideas on creating, managing and communicating an effective product roadmap.31 votes
If you want to increase your addressable customer base, eventually we all need to take your product to different markets.
I would like to share with you my learning from turning a local product to an internationalised product. Provide you with some tips to design your product so that it can be scaled to different markets from day 1.15 votes
Experiences, tips, insights. How have Product Managers influenced without having influence. Or not.
Group round table/sofas.11 votes
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