We’ve talked with companies facing similar challenges to what you’re seeing.
Here are the best practices from our research.

Go Digital or Go Home

The global pandemic has accelerated digital transformation. “Go digital or go home” is the new business reality. Transformation isn’t without it’s challenges, though. In recent research based on interviewing over 300 Chief Product Officers (CPOs), Products That Count identified major challenges across Growth, Hiring, Culture, and Prioritization. Follow the popular CPO Rising series to learn best practices to overcome these hurdles and propel your company into high growth.

Products That Count helps CPOs

Solve Real-world Problems

Learn, share and collaborate on real-world problems and insights with CPOs from across a wide range of industries and company sizes.

Master Best Practices

Participate in invitation-only events to master best practices that address common product leadership challenges.

Access Original Research

Get access to the CPO Rising series, a broad collection of blogs, eBooks, podcasts, and original research curated for busy CPOs.

“The Chief Product Officer is now an integral part of the C-Suite of Fortune 5000. Capgemini recognizes world-class product management as a force for change.”

Transform Your Product Team

The Chief Product Officer role is the only role in product management that has access to the board, investors, and to the rest of the C-Suite. Where [a CPO] can add the most value is to be the visionary evangelist and to paint the story of the product vision to get buy-in from the rest of the C-suite and the board, as well as to sell investors on what the organization is going to do.

CPOs Build Product-Led Cultures

Chief Product Officers (CPOs) are visionaries, evangelists, and thought leaders within their company. With the CEO, the CPO sets the company’s vision, and then translates that vision into a holistic product strategy. The Chief Product Officer builds product-led cultures that unify the collective expertise of all disciplines required for great products to win in the market. In doing so, Chief Product Officers synthesize and reshape the DNA of their company.

Product mentorship for teams

Personalized Mentorship for Product Teams (Paid)

Turn your product team into a competitive advantage and win as a market leader. This offering will

  • offer guidance to transform your company to be Product-Led,
  • provide continuous PM training and ongoing mentoring to level-up your Product team,
  • train PMs and PLs that are new to their roles,
  • help executives establish consistency and structure in the midst of Product Team restructuring, growth, and M&A activities,
  • share best practices for product management and leadership.

Click the green “Live Chat” button to the right to talk with a Products That Count staff member about setting up the Strategic PM Bootcamp and Personalized Mentoring for your Product team.

Product mentorship for teams

Solutions to Challenges Every CPO Must Solve

Products That Count CPO Renée Niemi surveyed over 300 Chief Product Officers on the growing role of the CPO and the challenges they are facing. The Chief Product Officers Solutions Series will discuss the top 8 challenges and offer solutions from award-winning CPOs. In addition, the Top CPO Challenges page will summarize the actions recommended by our CPOs to solve the 8 challenges.

Mastermind Circles for Product Executives

Executive Mastermind Circle (Paid)

Elevate your brand and scale your impact through peer-to-peer learning with other product executives by 1) Sharing Best Practices & Troubleshoot Problems, 2) Being accountable for short-term and long-term Results 3) Discussing your Personal Growth as a CPO.

Mastermind Circles can be run with

  • Executives and Product Leaders from within your company only – see here
  • Executive and Product Leaders from across multiple non-competing companies – see here

Check out the short video below to hear Products That Count Chief Product Officer Renée Niemi discuss why you will want to attend a Mastermind Circle.

Click the green “Live Chat” button to the right to talk with a Products That Count staff member about participating in a Mastermind Circle.

Mastermind Circles for Product Executives

“Learning, sharing and collaborating on real-world problems and insights on product leadership and management with amazing product executives across industries and company sizes has been so amazing that I look forward to our monthly Wednesday evening 2-hour sessions and I come extremely energized after the seasons. I have been part of many leadership and development programs but I have never felt so engaged before. The best part is that I apply my learnings in my day-to-day product leadership role and teach them to my team members and business partners.”

Product Salon to learn from peers

Product Salons (Paid)

Product Salons are invitation-only virtual events for product executives. These events are held monthly, alternating between the East and West Coast times.

Recent Salon topics have included 1) the role of Chief Product Officers, 2) B2B product challenges, and 3) best practices in product prioritization.

Click the green “Live Chat” button to the right to talk with a Products That Count staff member about being invited to the next Product Salon in your region.

Product Salon to learn from peers

Transform Your Career

CPO Rising – Resources Just For CPOs

The CPO Rising series, to be delivered across 2022, will include blogs, eBooks, podcasts, and original research to help CPOs transform not only their organizations, but also their careers.

A Seat in the C-Suite

Why is it important to be Product-Led?

Article
Evolution of the Role

Why do 15% of Fortune 5000 companies have CPOs, and why will that percentage grow over the decade?

Infographic
The Rise of The Chief Product Officer: Study of the Most Important Role in Business

What are the most successful CPOs are doing for digital transformation in the midst of a global pandemic?

White Paper
An eBook for CEOs: In This New Decade, the Best Product Wins

Transform your organization to be a product-first company that accelerates digital capabilities and builds products to delight customers.

eBook

Best Practices for CPOs (Free)

Product Awards Series: Kura Technologies Founding CEO on the Diverse VR Market

Kelly Peng tells Nacho Andrade about digital transformation and how it expanded the diverse VR market.

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CPO Rising Series: ChargePoint CPO on the Hardest Part of Being a Product Leader

Bill Loewenthal shares the number one thing that all product leaders would love to do better.

New

Reflecting on Great Products and Great Product People

We’re taking a look back at some of our favorite conversations that have taught us what it takes to build great products.

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EP 249 – Product Awards Series: MURAL VP of Product on Playing to Wow

Rosalyn Lemieux on the ways that MURAL is helping solve the problem of disconnected hybrid teams. And cultivating fun at the same time.

CPO Rising Series: Optimizely CPO on the Value in Constant Chaos

Justin Avonick argues if your team is too comfortable, it might be time to mix things up. Embrace the value of constant chaos.

Chief Product Officer Solutions: Measuring Performance

How do Chief Product Officers measure product performance? These top CPOs share best practices.

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