Dolby Sr. Director on Building Product from Startup to Acquisition

This week on Product Talk, our host Universal Electronics Product Director Nikki Ahmadi marks our 150th episode with a leader who is no

Microsoft Product Director shares Enduring Frameworks For Product Leaders

The landscape of digital products is changing at a breakneck pace. Bounding from "V-Model" hardware and software development to Machine

Workday Sr. Product Director on Building High Impact, Horizontal Products

Horizontal products have all of the challenges of regular product management, with an extra twist -- their value is only realized through

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DFINITY Product VP on the Key Product Trends of the Future

There has never been a better time to make the future happen than right now. Interconnected technology trends like cloud and quantum

IdeaCloud Product VP on Escaping the Feature Factory

As product leaders, we face a seemingly bottomless pool of disjointed feature requests, unscalable customer ideas, and conflicting internal

Embedded Analytics Series: Accelerating Insights at Grindrod

Embedded Data Analytics is swiftly changing the way that product managers understand, engage with, and even monetise their data. While

Embedded Analytics Series: Build vs. Buy with Carrefour

In the third installment of our Embedded Analytics Series with Tableau, we break down a discussion on the classic Build vs. Buy scenario

BCG Digital Ventures Fmr Product Lead on Positive Product Values

This iteration of our Speaker Series hands the zoom to a product leader who unabashedly states that he is “obsessed with what makes a

Bit Discovery CEO on Innovation and Designing Secure Products

Every single day new content, products, and assets are added to the internet, infusing the digital space with evermore value. From the

You’re Hired! Advice for PMs From an Executive Search Firm Managing Director

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Navigating the Product Metrics Maze

You launched one product or feature and are ready to move on to the next. Before you do that, be sure to revisit the product health metrics

Blink UX Chief Creative Officer on Inspiring Teams with Design-Led Product Development

In this iteration of our Speaker Series, we welcome a creative product leader with nearly 30 years of design leadership experience. Blink

OneClass Product Director on the Ramp Framework to Solve User Roadblocks

From the perspective of a product leader, it’s all about the user. Each decision made along the product lifecycle is laid with the user

Fivetran Product Director on Managing Product Managers

Product management is a discipline that plays a part in every stage of a company, from startups to enterprise to growth phase. In this

NCR Corp. Product Director on The Key Drivers of Product-Market Fit

This week in our product leader speaker series we brought to the virtual stage two amazing product leaders to share their expertise in

HomeX Product Lead on Neurodiversity in Tech

This week’s guest on Product Talk is HomeX Product Lead, Marton Gaspar, an expert in chatbots and AI with a background in psychology who

Getting That Senior PM Dream Job

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LendingTree CPO on Engagement and How to Build a Diversified Marketplace

While we say it often and say it loud, it can never be said enough: in the Age of Product, product leaders are primed to lead the charge in

Accern CEO & Co-Founder on No-Code AI Platforms and Simplicity in Data Science

Ever since the dawning of the Age of Tech, companies have been seeking solutions that make sophisticated technology accessible to all. The

Getting That PM Promotion

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Google Product Lead on Getting Executive Buy-In

Our Bay Area event this week was packed with reinforced product management best practices for when you’re preparing to get executive

ProfitWell Strategist on Pricing Models as a Strategic Lever

As Profitwell Strategist Rob Litterst states right off the bat, “between the no and low code tools, it's never been easier to start a

Big Health CPO on Digital Health and Behavioral Therapy Product Models

If you caught our newsletter today, we took a moment to highlight an ongoing series by our host, Capsule Product Director Samantha Scott,

Building Secure Products: An Introduction to Cybersecurity for Product Leaders

Back in the day, cybersecurity was the exclusive domain of your IT team.  Today, that’s changed. Thanks to the widespread adoption

Cisco SVP on Well-Being, Productivity, and Opportunity in the Remote Office

This week on Product Talk we hand the hosting chair over to our very own Founder, and Managing Partner of Mighty Capital, SC Moatti. Her

Building Secure Products: The Future of Security-Driven Product Design

We’re currently in the middle of a trust crisis, and it’s costing organizations billions of dollars every year.  Companies

Building Secure Products: Top 3 Security Tips You Don’t Want to Ignore During Development

In today’s market, security is at the heart of major buying decisions—especially in the B2B world. With cybersecurity and data breaches

Building Secure Products: Why Information-Driven Product Design Matters

Typically, product managers are responsible for three things: strategy, execution, and user research. But this isn’t always the case.

Transformco Fmr Ops VP on PM Approaches to Balanced Operations Success

Sometimes the most difficult part of product development is achieving a balanced operations approach that ensures success across all

2021 Guide to the Best Products for Product Managers

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Royal Bank of Canada Sr. Product Director on Driving Product Innovation at Large Organizations

Here at Products That Count, we don’t do anything half-way and March is a perfect representation of how much we love driving forward the

Ramp Product Head on Building FinTech in the Age of Product

As our host, Patrick Blute, succinctly puts it in his opener, “we love products for people who are building products”. This week on

Embedded Analytics Series – Data Monetisation at ICIS

In the next installment of the Embedded Analytics Series from global data metrics leader Tableau, we dive into a roundtable on Data

Biden Campaign Fmr Sr. PM on the 2021 Inauguration as a Digital-First Experience

What happens when a once in four years live mega-event meets a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic? Ask Andrew Yu, former Senior Product Manager

Recap of the 2021 Product Awards, The Age of Product

With a packed zoom audience full of winning product leaders, incredible product discussions with leading industry executives, and a killer

Meet the Winners of the 2021 Product Awards, the Age of Product

In a packed celebration attended by the most high-caliber product crowd to be found at a product event, the winners for the 2021 Product

Product Acceleration Platform: The Solution to Ineffective Product Management

We’ve been on a bit of a journey here at Products That Count. First, we shared with you how we went about defining the problem that

We’re hiring!! Enterprise Sales Executive

Products That Count is seeking a highly motivated, forward-thinking Enterprise Sales Executive in San Francisco, CA.  Do you enjoy

Indicative CEO on Building Product from a Data-Driven Perspective

This week on Product Talk, it’s all about data. We welcome to the mic Indicative CEO, Jeremy Levy, for a fantastic discussion with our

A Path to Market Leadership

How does an organization gain market leadership in a rapidly changing landscape amidst tough competition? It’s a lofty question with no

Adapting to the New Standard for SMS in the US: Inside the Massive 10DLC Product Build at Vonage

As product managers, we find ourselves needing to suddenly throw our product roadmaps out the window at times due to unexpected market

STRIVR CPO on being a Generalist or Specialist

In an interactive session, STRIVR CPO Yelena Drabkin gets to the heart of career management, encouraging audience members to reflect on

Peek.com CPO on Adaptability as a Product Leader

According to Peek.com CPO Navya Rehani Gupta, the key skill that differentiates a good product leader from a great one is adaptability. In

Safetrust CEO on How to Pivot Product Market Fit

There's no doubt that strategy has been at the forefront of the minds of product leaders in the past year. When the pandemic hit, many

The Ramifications of Ineffective Product Management

The role of product management has never been more important to organizations seeking to win as the market leader in their industry. 

Design Stage Finalists – 2021 Product Awards

The Product Awards bring together the best performing and most elite product management tools on the market today. In the new Age of

Build Stage Finalists – 2021 Product Awards

The Product Awards bring together the best performing and most elite product management tools on the market today. In the new Age of

Operate Stage Finalists – 2021 Product Awards

The Product Awards bring together the best performing and most elite product management tools on the market today. In the new Age of

Collaborate Stage Finalists – 2021 Product Awards

The Product Awards bring together the best performing and most elite product management tools on the market today. In the new Age of

Conceive Stage Finalists – 2021 Product Awards

After the year we all went through, we knew that this year's celebration was going to be huge, but we didn't realize just how big. Over the

Accenture Fmr Strategist and Stanford Advisor on Competitive Product Strategy

On this week's Product Talk, host Nikki Ahmadi sits down with one of the top Strategists to ever walk the halls of tech. With a career

Spring Health Head of Product on Product for Mental Healthcare

Healthcare is living at the forefront of many people's minds in the last year, for obvious reasons. However, even before the pandemic

Awards Advisory Board Spotlight: Leading the Collaborate Stage, Nita Maheswaren

It seems like just yesterday that we announced the theme of the 2021 Product Awards, The Age of Product, yet we're nearly at the event

2021 Product Awards – Operate Stage Nominees

Despite all the challenges that came with last year, digital acceleration is at its peak. That's why the 2021 Product Awards, sponsored by

2021 Product Awards – Collaborate Stage Nominees

We can't believe it either, but it's only a few short weeks until we announce the best products of last year at the 2021 Product Awards.

2021 Product Awards – Build Stage Nominees

The product life cycle is our inspiration for the 2021 Product Awards and each stage holds its own superpowers that product managers engage

It’s the Year 3021. Does Your Product Still Exist?

I found myself drawn to a headline in the New York Times last month: A Centuries-Old Mochi Seller in Japan Knows a Bit About Surviving a

2021 Product Awards – Design Stage Nominees

In just one month we award the best products of last year at the upcoming 2021 Product Awards, and the competition is outstanding, to say

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Cognizant Product VP on Product Management Driven Digital Transformation

Without a doubt, digital acceleration was the over-arching theme of 2020. With consumers forced to stay at home, businesses had to rush to

VidMob Product VP on Creative Data in Ad Tech

Carving out a new category of in ad tech is hard enough to pull off. Add data metrics to the mix and you have a project worthy of a product

2021 Product Awards – Conceive Stage Nominees

The 2021 Product Awards, sponsored by Heap, Bluedot, and Mighty Capital, are just one month away! Over the last two months, we reached out

Cassiopeia CEO on Managing Distributed Teams

This week's Product Talk addresses a topic every single company in the world had to reckon with in 2020; working in distributed teams. With

Brave VP of Services & Operations on the Rewards of Online Advertising

As a digital consumer, ads probably aren’t a favorite part of the online experience. However, as Brave VP of Operations and Services

Take It to the Finish Line Together

Be sure to continue the momentum throughout the journey by engaging cross-functional teams and keeping the communication flowing. Use the

Products That Count Founder on The Product Awards

The first few months of the year have always been known as Awards Season and here at Products That Count it’s no different. This year’s

Embedded Analytics Series – Turning Data Into Product with Experian

Did you know that it's entirely possible to transform your business data into a marketable product that uses visual analytics to help

Rev.com Sr. Product Director on Maximizing Product Resources

Our 2021 Speaker Series continues with Barren Castor, the Sr. Product Director at Rev, a leader in speech-to-text services with a focus on

JourneyApps CPO on Product Management for Developer Platforms

One PM’s product can look drastically different from another. That’s one reason why we have a passion for product management; the scope

Top Books Every Product Manager Should Read

Are you looking for product management books? Here are the top books every product manager should read according to the product executives

Splunk Product Management Director on Cloud Product Adoption

This week we kicked off our 2021 Speaker Series with a fantastic session by Splunk Product Management Director, Siddharth Bhai. Pulling

The Shubert Organization Digital Product Director on Broadway Tech

Happy New Year and welcome to another year of product conversations with industry leaders on our podcast, Product Talk. We start this month

Experiences Are The New Product

I recently attended a digital roundtable of women leading change in their organizations. The women who joined me represented companies

Welcome to 2021: A Note from Products That Count Founder, SC Moatti

Awards Advisory Board Spotlight: Leading the Operate Stage, Bryce York

The bell has rung on the new year and a sense of hope hangs in the air. As we leave a tumultuous year behind and look to a promising Q1,

AI Beyond the Hype: Download the eBook

Products That Count lives by the code of driving product conversations within digital technology. One of the mediums we do this by is our

The Best of Product Talk 2020

With the new year right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect back on an interesting and at times tumultuous year.

The Power of Markets

Markets are the most powerful man-made force shaping human civilization. There are no better means to manage the human exchange of ideas,

Inspiration from the Crew: Product Reads for Product Leads

Here at Products That Count, we're not shy about our love for accelerating the mind through continuous knowledge. From our webinars to our

Roblox Product VP on Building Product Teams from the Ground Up

Mindset and structure are two things that automatically come to mind when thinking about scaling organizations. What's the best way to

Hubspot Product Director on the Nuances of Product Ownership

When working in a team setting, communal recognition of the decision-making hierarchy goes a long way to achieving a successful lifecycle.

Introducing our new 2021 Chapter Heads!

Products That Count is all about community, and our Heads of Chapter are an invaluable part of driving that mission. With chapters in 6

Organize Your Product to Empower Your Users

When products develop and mature beyond the MVP phase, it can be challenging to help users navigate the rapidly expanding surface area of

Slack Product Director on Resilience as a Product Manager

Having changed the way we do business on scales both macro and micro, there's really no way to get around the major topic of 2020. The

Canela Media CEO on How to Scale Product Globally

Introduction Scaling product for the global market doesn’t come easy. False assumptions of cross-market needs and flubbed product

Awards Advisory Board Spotlight: Leading the Build Stage, Patrick Blute

Winter is here! We know 2020 has been a doozy of a year and Winter may not be as exciting as in other years. However, we're hoping that the

H&R Block Product VP on Building Customer-Focused Teams

It's easy for product teams to claim they're customer-focused, but doing the grind to get to know your user takes time, flexibility, and

Airbnb Former Chief Ethics Officer on Integrity in Tech

Introduction The internet leveled the playing field in many ways. Consumers and employees alike now have a larger voice, leading

The Top 5 Webinars of 2020 from Products That Count

Long ago in Pre-Covid times, we lived in a world where we could meet in person to listen to engaging industry leaders. They would share

Map Out The Journey

Seeing product ideas come to fruition is one of the most exciting aspects of Product Management. If these launches are not carefully

Awards Advisory Board Spotlight: Leading the Design Stage, Neha Taleja

The nominations for the 2021 Product Awards are well underway and they are coming in by the dozens. The virtual event, being held March

Airbnb Product Lead on Turning Regulations Into Innovation

We won't be shy about it - the navigation of industry regulations can be one of the more complicated parts of managing a product. At times,

GoodRX Sr. Product VP on the Role of Head of Product

Introduction Product Talk is a podcast series produced by Products That Count that drives product conversation through elevated discussions

Awards Advisory Board Spotlight: Leading the Conceive Stage, Nikki Ahmadi

Each year, the members of the Awards Advisory Board choose one of the five product stages to represent. Using their extensive expertise in

Build vs. Buy – A Product Manager’s Guide to Not Building Things

As product leaders, it’s our job to know; you can’t build it all. You can’t say yes to every stakeholder or user request. Buying an

The 2021 Product Award Stages and Categories

The Product Awards is our absolute favorite product management event of the year. If you joined us last year, you know that last year's

Universal Electronics Product Director on the Superpowers of Conception

Introduction In the latest episode of our Age of Product series for Product Talk, Microsoft fmr Product Lead and Products That Count CPO

nate Product Marketing Lead on the Superpowers of Building Product

Introduction Wrapping up our Age of Product Podcast Series, Microsoft fmr Product Lead and Products That Count CPO James Gray sits down

Tips for Acing Your Product Manager Interview Case Study

Insightful. Motivating. Presumptuous. Unethical. However you feel about them, case studies are a standard part of product manager

Zonar Systems Sr. Director on The Era of the Multilingual Designer

The world of product is comprised of hundreds of tribes, and they all come with their own jargon, colloquialisms, and language. Whether

Google Product Lead on Growing Customer Loyalty

Shilpa recently joined us at Products That Count to present a wonderful webinar on how organizations can grow customer loyalty. The session

Announcing the 2021 Product Awards: The Age of Product

2020 is almost over which means it's time to look back on an incredible, albeit unique, year of product excellence. With that, Products

Bharat Manglani: Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight White Ops Product Manager

Bharat Manglani is a Product Manager at White Ops, a cybersecurity company focused on verifying the humanity of transactions over the

Instapage/Postclick VP of Product on How to Grow a Successful Product Team

Building teams for effective product execution is truly an art form. If we’re being completely truthful, how a product leader organizes

To Discover Hidden Customer Problems, Try Defining Solutions First

Many product leaders instruct product managers to focus on prioritizing customer problems, not defining solutions. In this framework, the

Prezi Product Director on the Superpowers of Design

Introduction Neha Taleja currently serves as Director of Product at Prezi, and is the former Senior Director of Product at Macmillian. Her

How Fast Do Product Managers Learn and Grow

So, what factors into the need for product teams to adapt the Growth Minset? Three out of four product managers have been in their roles

Anheuser-Busch Fmr Product Director on Product Building Variables

Product leaders are present in every company, but the way they function within an organization can vary widely. Possessing the ability to

Rakuten Kobo Product Leader on Using Lessons to Build Frameworks

As designers and innovators, we sometimes find ourselves living in the depths of our products, focusing on the most intricate levels of

Tatari Sr. Product Lead on the Superpowers of Operation

Introduction In this Age of Product series, Microsoft former Product Lead and Products That Count CPO James Gray sat down with Bryce York,

Reef Technology CTO on Evolving Product Strategy in a Time of Crisis

There’s no doubt about it, 2020 has been full of curveballs. With markets yo-yoing and the rules of business operations changing by the

Bringing Ego Into Your Product

As VP of Growth, I’m constantly looking for new, interesting, and inexpensive ways to increase Betterment’s customer base. My team and

The Case for Generalist PMs eBook

The Case for Generalist PMs eBook features interviews with product leaders from companies such as SoFi, Sam’s Club, and more. Many thanks

IBM fmr Product Lead on the Superpowers of Collaboration

Introduction In this Age of Product series, Microsoft former Product Lead and Products That Count CPO James Gray sat down with Nita

Inspire your Engineering Teams

Successfully learning how to inspire your Engineering teams and engaging with them is a critical component of Product Management. In order

Head of Product at Loop Commerce on Product-led Go-to-Market

Subha Shetty, Head of Product at Loop Commerce, a Synchrony company, spoke with Products that Count host, Neha Taleja, about product-led

Calendly fmr Product Head on a Career in Product Management

During the fireside chat, Microsoft Product Lead and Products That Count Seattle Chapter Head, Steven Abrahams, hosted fmr Calendly VP of

Verizon Board Director talks Taking Risks

Introduction We recently sat down with Verizon Board Director and Silicon Valley pioneer, Shellye Archambeau, to discuss her upcoming

Turning Product Insights into Product Actions

During the fireside chat, Products That Count founding CEO, SC Moatti, hosted Heap Co-Founder and CEO, Matin Movassate, and had a lively

Incentivizing Trust Through Transparency

The most powerful means for products and businesses to establish trust and resist the temptation of negative incentives is transparency.

Sandboxx CPO on Product Growth

Introduction We recently sat down with Sandboxx CPO, Craig Zingerline, to discuss how we can successfully grow our products and user

5 Most Popular Episodes of Product Talk So Far in 2020

We’ve had many incredible guests on the Product Talk podcast so far in 2020. If you’re not already listening to Product Talk, or would

What is a Growth Product Team’s Product?

About a year into my first Growth product job, the company I was working for hired a new head of product. Soon after he started, he

Box Product VP on the Product-Market Fit Journey

During the webinar, Alok Ojha discussed his experience pursuing product-market fit and the lessons he’d learned along the way. That way,

Vouch CPO on Building Fintech Products

nate Product Marketing Lead Patrick Blute with Vouch CPO Rajat Konkovi We recently sat down with Vouch CPO, Rajat Kongovi, to discuss the

Etsy fmr VP & Head of Etsy.com on Organizing Product Teams

During the webinar, Jay Bergesen discussed how organizing product teams can often be the last thing on your mind, but the approach you take

AIKON Bitcoin Founder & CEO on Products and Empathy

Introduction We recently sat down with AIKON Bitcoin Founder & CEO, Marc Blinder, to discuss empathy and how it plays into product

Ro Product Head on How Telemedicine Advances Healthcare

Introduction "We have a very ambitious vision at row two become a patient's first call and a provider's first choice. And it really comes

Fmr Intercom Product Lead on Frameworks for Product Development

During the webinar, Emily Wang discussed building frameworks for product development. She used her experiences at three different business

Ambient Strategy CEO on Product Positioning

Introduction “So in my mind, positioning defines how your product is the best in the world at providing some value that a well defined

Patrick Blute: Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight with nate.tech Head of Product Marketing

Patrick Blute is the Head of Product Marketing for nate. You do the shopping. nate does the checkout. Prior to that, Patrick was at EY

Anheuser-Busch Product Head on Product Building Variables on Oct. 21

Anheuser-Busch Product Head, Kurt Williams, will be speaking to us via webinar on Oct. 21 to shares ways product managers adapt to their

Tindr Fmr CPO on The 3 Pillars of Product Decision-Making

During the webinar, Ravi Mehta spoke about the "3 Pillars of Product Decision-Making." These include intuition, analytics, and customer

Head of Product at Loop Commerce, a Synchrony company, on Product-led Go-to-Market Strategy on Oct. 7

Head of Product at Loop Commerce, a Synchrony company, Subha Shetty, will be speaking to us via webinar on Oct. 7 to discuss how to craft

Quibi Head of Product on How Content Meets Product

Introduction “I think the nice thing about science and frameworks they allow you to adopt to new circumstances pretty quickly. Which

Optimization, Validated Learning, and ‘The Lean Startup’

Imagine you are prospecting for oil. If you want to maximize your long-term ROI, you don’t start by aggressively drilling the well.

Building Products in a Pandemic

The Building Products in a Pandemic eBook features interviews with product leaders from companies such as Samsung NEXT, Butterfly Network,

Electric Product VP on Succeeding in a New Remote Product Role

During the webinar, Tara Goldman provided attendees a glimpse at some tips and tools available to help product managers succeed in a remote

The Age of Product Has Come: A Path to CPO

Recently, product veteran and Products That Count founder SC Moatti was joined by product leaders for an in-depth conversation on what the

Sam’s Club VP Product Management on Adaptable Retail Products

Established in 1983, Sam's Club is no stranger to changing environments and creating adaptable products. The retail warehouse survived the

Miro Head of Self Serve Business & Growth on Adapting to a Virtual Workspace

Introduction We recently sat down with Miro Head of Self Serve Business & Growth, Yuliya Malysh, to discuss adapting to a virtual

Nordstrom Fmr Product VP on Product Strategy Fundamentals

In the webinar, Josh Platt took the proverbial stand to perform a deep dive into the importance of a solid product strategy and the core

Entrepreneurial Lessons from Building Software at a Startup Business

In the webinar, Roger Barlow took the time to review the entrepreneurial lessons he learned about building software at a startup business.

Product Obstacles: Prep Ahead to Avoid Future Pain

As you continue full speed ahead upon the path towards your product launch, it’s easy to be swayed by the inertia of product obstacles.

fmr General Assembly VP Product on Succeeding in a New Remote Product Role on Aug. 19

fmr General Assembly VP Product, Tara Goldman, will be speaking to us via webinar on Aug. 19 to discuss succeeding in a new remote product

JourneyApps Founder & CEO on Building Mobile Products

Introduction We recently sat down with JourneyApps Founder and CEO, Conrad Hofmeyr, to discuss simplifying the process of building mobile

A Matter of Product Metrics

In the webinar, Meghna Misra took center-stage to lay out which product metrics are most important based on the user base and offered

Paper cut problems: the subtle menace that’s undermining your product and retention

What exactly are Paper Cut Problems? Well, can you think of a part of your product that you know isn’t as good as it should be? That’s

Orchard Product Head on Building Real Estate Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Orchard Head of Consumer Product, Rahil Esmail, to discuss building real estate products. It’s

Diverse Voices in Product

The Diverse Voices in Product eBook features interviews with product leaders from companies such as Venmo, Acorns, and more. Many thanks to

Featureless Product Roadmaps

In the webinar, Sam Kawtharani shared his insights on featureless product roadmaps vs. a traditional one. You can watch Sam’s whole

Product Managing Incentives in Complex Systems

So, where does the idea of product managing incentives in complex systems come from? For the past two decades, I have worked in electronic

Customer Discovery with fmr Calendly VP of Product

Introduction We recently sat down with fmr Calendly VP of Product, Oji Udezue, to discuss customer discovery as well as what it means to

Bootstrapping New Ecosystems Using Blockchain

In the webinar, Craig DeWitt shared some insider insights from his time working on RippleNet on bootstrapping new ecosystems using

5 Most Popular Webinars of 2020

We put together a list of our five most popular webinars of 2020 so far. So, have you been to one yet? These incredible presentations are

fmr Tinder CPO on AI Products

Introduction We recently sat down with fmr Tinder CPO, Ravi Mehta, to discuss personalization in product with artificial intelligence

Building Great Creative Products

In this webinar, Asha Gupta pulls from her career building creative products to help understand how you can do the same for your

Product Leaders: Level Up to Reach the C-Suite

Great product leaders have a keen vision about how to drive business outcomes to the next level. Unfortunately, they are often tied down

Auth0 SVP Marketing & Growth on Product Marketing

Introduction We recently sat down with Auth0 SVP of Marketing & Growth, Martin Gontovnikas, to discuss all things product marketing.

Do get product feedback. Don’t get stuck

Let's take a look at how to go about gathering product feedback from your stakeholders. After you have set your sights on the problem to be

The People Part of Product

In this webinar, we dig into the various types of interactions and strategies that can help you improve on the people part of product.

Skylar Founder & CEO on Startup Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Skylar Founder & CEO, Cat Chen, to discuss scaling a product-focused startup and the factors

Data-Driven Product Management

In this webinar, Jon talks about what product management is, what product management shouldn’t be, and how to use data to drive great

Personalization vs. Community Products

Introduction We recently sat down with The Nudge Co-Founder & CEO, John Peterson, to discuss building a product for personalization

fmr Netflix VP of PM on Product Strategy

In this webinar, Gib brought all three frameworks to life, as he presented a mock 2020 product strategy for Netflix.  Gib showed how

Roadmapping products during uncertainty

During uncertainty, it’s best to think about your roadmap the way an engineer thinks about constructing a building in a seismic zone:

Scaling a Product Organization

Introduction We recently sat down with NextView Ventures Partner & fmr Blue Apron Product Head, Melody Koh, to discuss scaling a

How Product Leaders Can Earn Their Seat at the Executive Table

Teachable VP of Product, Tommi Forsström, had a lot of valuable wisdom to share with product leaders who have the ambition to take their

Nita Maheswaren: Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight with Pivotree Director of Product Management

Nita Maheswaren is a seasoned product management professional. He has served in various product and technical leadership roles at IBM and

SoFi VP of Products & Data on Building Winning Products

Introduction We recently sat down with SoFi VP of Products & Data, Amir Hermelin, to discuss his own experience building winning

A guide to managing your Product Portfolio

Ever felt like your roadmap was a bit all over the place?  Found yourself in endless discussions with stakeholders debating your

Designing Products for Uncertainty

Substantial VP of Strategy, Sheryl Cababa, shared some incredible insights on designing products for uncertainty and systems thinking. She

Distributed Product Teams

Introduction We recently sat down with Samsung NEXT Head of Product Enablement, Danny Carvajal, to discuss distributed product teams in a

mParticle Sr Director of Engineering on The Role of Engineering in Building Products

It was great to hear from Sam Dozor of mParticle as he shared the role of engineering in building great products and how they see their

The Product Mindset Required for Greatness

Qubole SVP of Products, Mohit Bhatnagar, shared about how great PMs are polymaths and so much more about the product mindset you need to be

Building Products in Ambiguity

As Sonia Kedzierski, Director of Product Management at Etsy, shares in her presentation, the only certainty in product management is the

AI Products as a Service

Introduction We recently sat down with Advanced Intelligent Systems CEO, Afshin Doust, to discuss viewing the AI products we build as a

We’re Hiring! Sr Product Marketing Manager/Director

Products That Count is one of the largest and undoubtedly the most influential global network of product managers in the world. Over

Building Industry-Disrupting Healthcare Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Cedar Co-Founder, Arel Lidow, to discuss what goes into building an industry-disrupting healthcare

3 Ingredients of Awesome PMs

If you think you are an awesome PM or are working to become one, this was a great presentation from Verizon Media VP of Product Management,

How to See the Big Picture to Prioritize Product Features

Product Managers are uniquely positioned to play a central role in communications across functions. As a result, they are inundated with

Are We Ethically Building Products?

In her presentation, “Are We Building Products That Are Ruining the World?” Carey Jenkins said that while we are building products that

Building a Hospitality Product That Serves Businesses & Consumers

Introduction We recently sat down with Yelp Director of Product Management - Restaurants Marketplace, Guang Yang, to discuss building a

Building v1 of a Product

In her presentation, Parul Goel shared her experience building v1 of a product from scratch at PayPal. She shared several lessons that she

The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 on PMs, Everybody

Introduction We recently sat down with Psychotherapist Toni Brooks, to discuss the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on

How Product Managers Can Dissect Data

The presentation from Katie van Zyl focused less on numbers crunching and was more focused on how to set yourself up to be successful with

Why emotional products are better products

It’s no longer debatable that the lines between technology and the analog world have become permeable ones. For me, this reality is

Democratizing Healthcare Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Butterfly Network VP of Product, Matthew de Jonge, to discuss the democratization of healthcare

James Gray: Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight with Graymatter Strategy Founder

James Gray loves building tech products with a whole product approach to solve unique customer problems using data. Over the course of his

Product Management for Subscription Products

The original presentation on subscription products that Baxter planned to give took on a new life in the face of a global pandemic.

Innovating Products for a Pandemic

Introduction We recently sat down with Give Oxygen Co-Founder, Chris Higgins, to discuss innovating products for a pandemic. In these

Finding Product-Market Fit

The webinar focused not only on finding product-market fit but discussed what is happening with product-market fit amidst a global

Building Healthcare Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Oscar Health CPO, Sara Wajnberg, to discuss what goes into building healthcare products. All great

How To Do Customer-Focused Product Management

Karthik Sankar went into detail on what goes into customer-focused product management. We recommend watching the entire video of the

What was your Product Management Training?

We often hear the tales of product management training that individuals had that lead them into this field. For some, it’s their

Building Hardware Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Awair Director of Product, Dean Young, to discuss the challenges that come with building hardware

Building AI Products

Chitrang Shah ran through many lessons learned from building the first generation of AI products. It’s worth checking out the entire

The Evolution of Product Management

Introduction We recently sat down with Andreessen Horowitz General Partner, Anish Acharya, to discuss how product management has evolved

Building Award-Winning Products

Heap Director of Product Management, Vijay Umapathy; Draftbit Co-Founder & CTO Peter Piekarczyk; and UserTesting Director of Product,

Paving a Career in Product Management

Introduction We recently sat down with Gainsight CPO & EVP of Engineering, Karl Rumelhart, to discuss how he paved his way into a

How to Make Product Decisions

Nitin T. Bhat talked at length about how to make product decisions. The entire recording of the webinar is worth a watch, but you can also

Neha Taleja: Products That Count Crew Members Spotlight with Prezi Director of Product

We’re lucky to have Neha Taleja as a member of the Products That Count Crew. When she’s not making our community stronger by helping to

Navigating New Product Jobs & Challenges

Introduction We recently sat down with Flexport Product Lead, Boris Logvinsky, to discuss navigating new product jobs and challenges.

mParticle SVP/Head of Identity Solutions on Identity in Product

It was a treat to learn about identity solutions from Todd Schoenherr of mParticle. We appreciate him taking the time to chat with us. Why

Blue Ocean Product Strategy

David Noy talked in great detail about blue ocean product strategy and even defined what a blue ocean is during his webinar. We suggest

5 Most Popular Recent Episodes of Product Talk

These are the top five most downloaded episodes of Product Talk over the past several months. Great product managers learn from one another

A Love of Product Culture

Introduction We recently sat down with BetterUp Product Lead, Nick Fassler, to discuss product culture. It’s a total love letter to

Three Tips for Succeeding in Product Management at a Startup

For seasoned product managers with excellent product management skills who’ve spent their careers at well-established companies, the

Product Design Meets Product Management

As product design matures as a discipline, it has the potential to partner or conflict with established product management disciplines. All

2020 Product Awards Winning Products

The winning products from the 2020 Product Awards are listed below. Great product managers know that they're given superpowers from these

Democratizing AI Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Microsoft Central Product Management, Mixed Reality & Artificial Intelligence Engineering,

Product Testing: Learn Fast, Fail Small

Product testing is an essential part of building successful products. MLSE Director of Product and Design, Pansy Lee had a lot of wisdom on

2020 Product Awards Finalists Wrap Up

For the 2020 Product Awards, we created individual blog posts for each stage of the product lifecycle. We’ll link them here for your

Building a Hospitality Product

Introduction We recently sat down with fmr Breather VP Experience, Packy McCormick, to discuss his experience working on hospitality

Collaborate Stage Products: Awards Finalists

For collaborate stage products, Burkhauser assisted us in narrowing down the field. For the 2020 Product Awards, there were more than 2,000

Making Winning Products

Winning products make successful companies and Merrill Corporation CPO, Thomas Fredell, had a lot to share with the attendees at his

Operate Stage Products: 2020 Product Awards Finalists

For operate stage products, Myers helped us narrow down the field. Can you believe that for this year’s Awards, we saw more than 2,000

Build Stage Products: 2020 Product Awards Finalists

For build stage products, Lucey helped us narrow down the field. For the 2020 Product Awards, we saw more than 2,000 nominations! Can you

Design Stage Products – 2020 Product Awards Finalists

For design stage products, Taleja helped us narrow down the field. After all, for the 2020 Product Awards, we saw more than 2,000

2020 Product Awards: Conceive Stage Finalists

For the 2020 Product Awards, there were more than 2,000 nominations! Atlas has helped us to whittle them down to the finalists for the

How Do You Know When You’re Ready to Grow?

I started my career not in product management, or software development, but in music.  My love of music and music technology led me

Interviewing for Product Management Jobs

Introduction We recently sat down with fmr Amazon Sr. Product Manager, and current Wyze Labs Director of Product, Mark Tan, to discuss

Managing Product-Focused Bosses

Andrew MacGill shared his insight that he's gained as the Pager SVP of Product on handling product-focused bosses and more in great detail.

We’re Hiring! Community Partnership Director

Are you an established consultative sales leader with a passion for technology products, and looking for an opportunity where your network

2020 Product Awards: Featured Charities

The 2020 Product Awards have come and gone, but the spirit of them lives on!  The Product Awards are a time for us to give back.

Developing Hit Products

Introduction We recently sat down with Occasions Ltd VP Product Development, Joe Pellettieri, to discuss his experience in retail and

Defining the Modern Product Executive

Naomi Allen talked at great length about Modern Product Executives and the evolution of product leaders. You should watch the entire video

Conceive Products: Award Nominees

Conceive Products are well represented by Anthony Atlas. Here’s what he had to say about his involvement with the Product Awards, the

Product Leaders inspire confidence in their teams

Introduction We recently sat down with Plaid Head of Consumer Product, Jonathan Chao, to discuss how to be a great product leader that

Data Science Products: what you need to know

To learn all about Data Science Products and the role of data science in product management, you should watch the whole video from Justin

Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight with Thomas Daly Samsung NEXT Product Lead

To us, he's a valued member of the Products That Count Crew. But, when he’s not hosting great episodes of Product Talk, Thomas Daly is

Product Awards 2020: Build Category Nominees

The Product Awards Build categories are lucky to have Christina Lucey in charge. Here’s what she had to say about her category: Why did

A new definition of customer for product managers

For the past few years, I’ve joined the Strategies of Effective Product Management class at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business,

The Importance of Customer-Focused Product Management

Introduction We recently sat down with Managed by Q CEO, Ron Feldman, to discuss how he found his way into product and the importance of

Building Product Teams, not Products

To learn all about building Product Teams, we highly recommend watching the video of Alex Diaz’s Speaker Series presentation. There were

Product Awards: Collaborate Category Nominees

The Product Awards Collaborate categories are lucky to have Laura at the helm. Here’s what she had to say about her involvement: Why are

Oracle User Experience SVP will discuss Product Management Meets Design on Feb. 12 in SEA

Oracle’s User Experience SVP will be speaking in Seattle on February 12, discussing Product Management for Data Science. The speaker,

How Product Marketing and Product Management Can Work Together

Introduction We recently sat down with Blue Sky Partners Co-Founder & CEO, Nathan Ryan, to discuss the partnership and symbiotic

Product Launch: Getting 100M Users

If you watch the video or read on, Michael Palermiti discusses the product launch for Outlook and what it means to have to win by choice.

Product Awards 2020: Design Category Nominees

The Product Awards Design categories are lucky to have Neja Taleja onboard. Here’s what she had to say about her category: Why did this

3 Things I Learned From Developing Mobile Games

The first software product I built was a game. The game was a word puzzler called W.E.L.D.E.R.  The game did pretty well - it has

Heap CEO & Co-Founder on Product Management and more

Introduction We recently sat down with Heap Co-Founder & CEO, Matin Movassate, to discuss all things Heap, product management, and

Product Pricing as a Product Feature

Product Pricing as a Product Feature A staggering 72 percent of new product innovations fail to reach their revenue goals. As Kapeesh Saraf

Product Awards 2020: Operate Category Nominees

The Product Awards Operate category is in good hands with Britt Myers. Here’s what he had to say about his category: Why did this

Yelp Head of Data Science will discuss Product Management for Data Science on Jan. 22 in SF

Yelp’s Head of Data Science will be speaking in San Francisco on January 22, discussing Product Management for Data Science. The speaker,

2020 State of the Union for Products That Count aka Trying Not to Brag When There’s a Lot to Be Proud Of

Products That Count started because I asked myself: what makes a great product? I founded Products That Count after spending a dozen years

3 Ways that Products Help Product Managers Operate

Introduction We recently sat down with COO and Head of Product of GameClub, Britt Myers, to discuss his role on the Product Awards

10 Psychological Drivers that Engage Users and Support Product Growth (Part 3)

7. Personalization & Product Growth (Curious about product growth? Check out part 1 and part 2 of this article) I spent this time

Bluedot Co-Founder on Creating A Geofencing Product (Part 3)

Looking to the future  Instead of reacting in real-time to how a customer is behaving right now, I’m trying to figure out if

Product Awards: Anthony Atlas explains Conceive Stage Category

Anthony Atlas is an Awards Advisory Board member tasked with selecting the finalist for the Product Awards in the category Conceive. The

Understanding How Data can Drive Positive Customer Experiences (Part 3)

How to Leverage Data and Recipes for Success  Not a lot of people think of a call center as a profit center. Most people would look at

Why Early Stage Sales Are Just Product Development (Part 3)

Product Development & What Your Customer Is Buying In product development, it's all about what your customer is buying. This is not

AAB Member, Podcast Host on His roles, Inspirations of Being a Product Manager (Part 3)

What Got You Hooked on Building Products? It didn’t happen for me until after school. If there’s anybody in college doing something

Understanding How a Data can Drive Positive Customer Experiences (Part 2)

Having Consistency Across Customer Touch-Points Check out part 1 here. We want to make sure that the customer touch-points are consistent

Ex-Google executive will discuss building product teams, not products on Jan.15 in NYC

A former Google executive will speak in New York City in January, exploring what managing and building product teams mean in different

10 Psychological Drivers that Engage Users and Support Product Growth (Part 2)

Check out part 1 on product growth here. 3. Product Growth & Vanity Everyone likes to look good, to feel good. This applies to your

Product Management: The 4 Stages of Building

Introduction We recently sat down with Credit Karma Associate Director of Product Management, Christina Lucey, to discuss her role on the

Why Early Stage Sales Are Just Product Development (Part 2)

Before diving in, check out part 1 of this blog series! In Product Development, W3 Is A Framework To Figure Out This is essentially the

Defining Personalization in B2C Software Products

Personalization in B2C Software Products has been a hot topic in Product Experience and Marketing for many years.  Users have come to

AAB Member, Podcast Host on His roles, Inspirations of Being a Product Manager (Part 2)

Explaining His Role on the Awards Advisory Board I am responsible for the Conceive phase in product development for awards. At the same

Understanding How Data Can Drive Positive Customer Experiences

Why Data Matters for Customer Experience People tell you that customer data is everything and every area of your business needs to be

Why Early Stage Sales Are Just Product Development

Author, adventure enthusiast, and TechStars Managing Director Amos Schwartzfarb led a discussion in Austin in November highlighting how

10 Psychological Drivers that Engage Users and Support Product Growth (Part 1)

Nate outlined what he called 10 psychological drivers that engage users and support product growth, including fear of missing out, the herd

Building Great Products With Christina Lucey of Credit Karma

Introduction Christina Lucey is in the guest’s seat after recently interviewing fellow Product Awards Advisory Board member and Product

Awards Advisory Board Member, Podcast Host on His roles, Inspirations of Being a Product Manager

Introduction Anthony Atlas is a member of the Awards Advisory Board and Head of Product at ClimateAI. He, along with the four other

The Steps to Improve Customer Retention as a Product Manager (Part 3)

Steps to Improve Customer Retention: Run Small Experiments How does running small experiments fit int the steps to improve customer

Neha Taleja is helping to transform access to educational materials through digital innovation (Part 3)

What does being a great product manager mean? Neha Taleja, Senior Director of Product at Macmillan, shares her thoughts below: Check out

Products That Count Crew Spotlight with Tim Holley, Vice President of Product at Etsy

Tell Us Who You Are and What You’re Up To As A Product Leader? I’m Tim Holley, a Vice President of Product at Etsy. At Etsy, I lead a

The Steps to Improve Customer Retention as a Product Manager (Part 2)

The Short and Long of Improving Customer Retention When it comes to the short-term of improving customer retention, there are two

Thinking, Feeling, Doing: Knowing Your Users as Humans

As product managers, we exist in what I call the “sliver zone”: the tiny space of overlap in a Venn diagram with “user value” on

Neha Taleja is helping to transform access to educational materials through digital innovation (Part 2)

Getting Involved in Product Development How did I get started in product development? I was formerly a journalist. Because of this, I

Flexport Executive Damon Dean Tackles Building Your Product Strategy For Success (Part 3)

4. When It Comes To Product Strategy, It’s Never Too Early To Test Product strategy is all about testing. If you think it’s too early

The Steps to Improve Customer Retention as a Product Manager

What are the steps to improve customer retention? Good retention is the result of customer obsession. You have to talk about customer needs

Flexport Executive Damon Dean Tackles Building Your Product Strategy For Success (Part 2)

How do you build your product strategy for success? As the former Product VP at DocuSign, Damon Dean set out to answer this question. The 4

From Product Awards to Advice, Rent The Runway Consumer Product Director Provides Insight (Part 3)

Laura Burkhauser discusses her top tips for product managers. Laura is the director of consumer products for the popular online designer

Flexport Executive Damon Dean Tackles Building Your Product Strategy For Success

Follow the Yellow-Brick Road? Damon’s roadmap approach ties into answering the question of building your product strategy for success. I

Product Launch: A Day One Guide

As a product leader, I have spent my entire career in startups and small teams. I’ve been through the Day One product launch numerous

From Product Awards to Advice, Rent The Runway Consumer Product Director Provides Insight (Part 2)

Laura Burkhauser joined us to discuss what goes into being a great product manager. Laura is the director of consumer products for the

Digital Innovation: Helping to transform access to educational materials with Neha Taleja

Introduction Access to quality education is often based on socio-economics and where someone lives. Through her role as the senior director

Customer-centric customer journey maps for product managers

The first thing on my to-do list at Betterment? Create a customer journey map -- one that product managers could use to make better product

From the 2020 Product Awards to Advice, Rent The Runway Consumer Product Director Provides Insight

Introduction Laura Burkhauser is the director of consumer products for the popular online designer dress and accessory rental company,

Creating People Focused Tech Products: What Makes A Good Product And Product Manager

 Mozilla Chief R&D Officer on Creating People Focused Tech Products (Part 3) A Great Product Uses Data! A great product loves

Creating People Focused Tech Products: Listen For A Dialogue

Mozilla Chief R&D Officer on Creating People Focused Tech Products (Part 2) One of my partner's product partners has this nice quote

Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight: Britt Myers

Products That Count: GameClub COO Every month, Products That Count will bring you stories from each of our crew members across the country.

Mozilla Chief R&D Officer on Creating People Focused Tech Products

Introduction Creating People Focused Tech Products: Future of The Internet and Open Source Philosophy When it comes to the future of the

Yammer fmr VP of Product on Operationalizing Viral Loops

Operationalizing Viral Loops: Nail Product Market Fit First, Then Work On Growth A viral product is great because it means that you are

2020 Product Awards Categories

The Product Awards celebrates award-winning tools for product managers across the stages of the product lifecycle: Conceive, Collaborate,

Creating a Geofencing Product: A User Behavior Centered Design

Bluedot Co-Founder on Creating A Geofencing Product (Part 2) A key to our success is letting user behavior drive the technology and then

Meet The 2020 Product Awards Advisory Board

Silicon Valley may be getting its new Oscars: The Product Awards Based on months of research and insights from thousands of product

LearnVest Director of Product on Building Through Digital Transformation

Life Insurance Is A Long Term Operation In 2016 I was looking to get back into working for a larger organization to try to do something

Bluedot Co-Founder on Creating A Geofencing Product

Introduction   Creating a Geofencing Product: Fixing GPS Battery and Accuracy Problems Bluedot is a company that specializes in

Product Talk: Product Lifecycle Series

The Product Lifecycle series discusses how product managers can build products that stand out, establish a long-term product career, and

Hospitality Products: Be Skeptical and Improve Through New Opportunities

Resy Consumer Product Lead on Building Hospitality Products (Part 3) The 10x Opportunities I find myself looking for ways to grow our

Customer Experience Insights For PMs: Know Your Customer and 3 Big Questions

Microsoft Product Director on Customer Experience Insights for PMs (Part 3) I don't know if anyone else has had this horrible experience.

Hospitality Products: General Principles and Criteria for Great Products

Resy Consumer Product Lead on Building Hospitality Products (Part 2) General Principles of Hospitality For product leaders out there, there

Customer Experience Insights For PMs: The Crucial Moment of Truth In A Customer Journey

Microsoft Product Director on Customer Experience Insights for PMs (Part 2) High-Level Journey Map So with that in mind, I want to talk

AI & ML Product Design, Development, and Adoption: 4 Big Lessons

Lesson #1: A Design Principle There is a relatively famous design principle that says users will use something that looks and feels

Resy Consumer Product Lead on Building Hospitality Products

Introduction   Hospitality Products: Find People With Similar Philosophies and Pay Attention To Pain Points (Part 1) A Hospitality

AI & ML Product Design, Development, and Adoption: Problems Don’t Always Need AI/ML.

Juniper Networks Head of Product on AI & ML Product Design, Development, and Adoption (Part 2) The Problem Solving Path As a good

5 Soft Skills Every Product Manager Needs

5 Essential Soft Skills You'll Need To Standout As A Product Manager Soft skills aren’t just touchy-feely things that consultants drone

Truths of Enterprise Product Management: 5 Benefits to B2B Product Management

Citrix Fmr. Product Lead on The Truths of Enterprise Product Management (Part 3) Now let's talk about the cool things about the B2B space

Building For The Gig Economy: Focusing On Needs

Favor Delivery Product Lead on Building For The Gig Economy (Part 3) Focus On The Needs I think the best companies, products, and product

Truths of Enterprise Product Management: 5 Cons to B2B Product Management

Citrix Fmr. Product Lead on The Truths of Enterprise Product Management (Part 2) In this part of the series, I'll share five cons about B2B

Microsoft Product Director on Customer Experience Insights for PMs

Customer Experience Insights for PMs: Importance of Customer Retention Customer experience is a term that gets thrown around a lot. It can

Betterment Product Lead on Managing Products With Conviction

There’s a perception that product managers are neutral parties, and that data is the ultimate decider of what to prioritize and why. It

Top Speaker Series Videos Every PM Should Watch

The Best Of Products That Count Speaker Series Videos Leading product executives shape our network's product conversation by giving

Juniper Networks Head of Product on AI & ML Product Design, Development, and Adoption

Introduction   AI & ML Product Design, Development, and Adoption: An Introduction AI and ML are beyond buzzwords. It seems like

Building For The Gig Economy: Favor’s Products

Favor Delivery Product Lead on Building For The Gig Economy (Part 2) How Favor Works for Customers What is the product at Favor? It's

Becoming A Product Owner: The Importance of Optimism and Being an Owner

DoorDash Product VP On Becoming A Product Owner (Part 3) Plans create Optimism When we moved into the house, we had a vision for what it

Favor Delivery Product Lead on Building For The Gig Economy

Building For The Gig Economy: Inspirations From App Store Building Apps I love what I do because I get to blend creative energy with a

Citrix Fmr. Product Lead on The Truths of Enterprise Product Management

Truths of Enterprise Product Management: Addressing B2B Stigma (Part 1) Giving B2B Some Recognition My name is Renee Koga, the Head of

Bioengineering Products: Systems and Traits for Success

Ginkgo Bioworks Head of Product on Bioengineering Products (Part 3) The Advantages of The Sprint Week System  Product management at

Products That Count Crew Member Spotlight: Michael Paulson

Products That Count: Jungle Scout Chief Product Officer Every month, Products That Count will bring you stories from each of our crew

Bioengineering Products: How To Manage Products In the Environment and Handle Challenges.

 nGinkgo Bioworks Head of Product on Bioengineering Products (Part 2) How Product Management at Ginkgo Stands Out I think product

Becoming a Product Owner: Think Outside the Room and Not On Your Competitors

DoorDash Product VP On Becoming A Product Owner (Part 2) Customer Obsessed not Competitor Focused After I bought our house, we had a

Former Homer CPO & Co-Founder on 3 Mistakes and How We Overcame Them

3 Mistakes and How We Overcame Them As Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Homer Learning, I was at the table for many strategic

Ginkgo Bioworks Head of Product on Bioengineering Products

Introduction   Bioengineering Products: Similarities between a PhD and a PM (Part 1) Using Bioengineering to Tackle Real World Problems

Product Talk: The Best of the AI/ML Series

The Tech du Jour podcast series discusses how innovative companies are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to build better

DoorDash Product VP On Becoming A Product Owner

Owning Products vs Managing Products: Product Owner Mentality (Part 1) The Product Owner Mindset One of the things that I talk a lot about

Winning Product Categories: Defining Vectors of Success

Quibb Founder on The Vectors Behind Winning Products (Part 3) A New Focus On Machine Learning Looking back, Quibb relied on influencers

Vectors Behind Winning Products: Product Truths and Quibb Lessons

Quibb Founder on The Vectors Behind Winning Products (Part 2) Product “Truths” There are a lot of things that are preached as "truths"

Building Startups vs Products: Focusing on Capital

Blue Apron Fmr Product VP on Building Startups vs Products (Part 3) Understanding Capital and Raising It The final focus that a founder

Quibb Founder on The Vectors Behind Winning Products

Introduction   Vectors Behind Winning Products: From Environmental Science to Product (Part 1) From Environmental Science to Product

Building Startups vs Products: Focusing on Product and Customers

Blue Apron Fmr Product VP on Building Startups vs Products (Part 2)  Getting Products Made For Your Customers Founders need to focus

Blue Apron Fmr Product VP on Building Startups vs Products

Building Startups vs Products: Product Management Start and Picking Your Team (Part 1) Building A Startup and A Product I want to talk

Rent The Runway Product Lead on Mario Kart Roadmaps: A Cautionary Tale

Have you ever seen a kid play Mario Kart for the first time? They see an obstacle on the race track and zig hard to the left, smashing into

Building From Idea To Business: Finding TAM and Building an MVP

Amperity fmr Product Lead on Building From Idea To Business (Part 3) Find Your TAM With Customers Now, let's talk about TAM (Total

What Makes A Great Product Manager

We asked the product executives, that drive our networks product conversation, what they think makes a great product manager. Here is what

Building From Idea To Business: Creating Your Team and Validating Your Idea

Amperity fmr Product Lead on Building From Idea To Business (Part 2) Creating Your Dream Team For Your Idea The concept of team fit centers

Amperity fmr Product Lead on Building From Idea To Business

Building From Idea to Business: Starting the Journey and Knowing Yourself (Part 1) Reality Check on Building a Business Last year I decided

We’re Hiring! Operations Manager

Products That Count is one of the largest and undoubtedly the most influential global network of product managers in the world. Over

Building an Innovative Culture: The DEL Model

Netflix FMR Product VP on Building an Innovative Culture (Part 3) The DEL Model: Design, Edit, Live When you’re out there trying to

Betterment Product Lead on Best Practices For Product Launches (Part 2)

Managing Effective Product Launches - Lessons 2 & 3 A few weeks ago, I introduced you to my background in managing product launches -

Netflix Fmr Product VP on Building an Innovative Culture

Building an Innovative Culture: What Culture Means (Part 1) Three Different Cultures Let’s say you have to choose between one of these

Building an Innovative Culture: Netflix Culture Deck

Netflix FMR Product VP on Building an Innovative Culture (Part 2) A Netflix Timeline In order to understand the culture created at Netflix,

Managing Workplace Distractions: Understanding Distraction and Internal Triggers

Best-Selling Author Nir Eyal On Focus Techniques (Part 2) The Goal of Indistractable Hopes To Manage Distractions As an industry insider as

Managing Workplace Distractions: The Hacks You Can Take To Be “Indistractable.”

Best-Selling Author Nir Eyal On Managing Workplace Distractions (Part 3) Group Chats As Saunas One of the most notorious places to get

Top 10 Blogs Every Product Manager Should Read

The top blogs every product manager should read according to the product executives that drive our networks product conversation. Nir &

GameClub COO on Product Manager Leadership In Growing Startups

Product Manager Leadership In Growing Startups: Know The Product Story and Communicate As a product manager, your goal is to have a

Bestselling Author Nir Eyal on Managing Workplace Distractions

Introduction   Focus Techniques: Behavioral Design and Indistractable (Part 1) An Introduction To Behavioral Design I published my first

Working Through Distractions With Super Focus: Using Tools and Pacts To Your Advantage

Bestselling Author Nir Eyal on Working Through Distractions With Super Focus (Part 3) Nurses Tackle Distraction In The Workplace There

Working Through Distractions With Super Focus: The Relationship Between Traction and Distraction

Bestselling Author Nir Eyal on Working Through Distractions With Super Focus (Part 2) The Problem of Distraction Is Not New Becoming

Bestselling Author Nir Eyal on Working Through Distractions With Super Focus

Working Through Distractions With Super Focus: Hooks and Triggers  (Part 1) Today I am going to talk about this question of distractions.

Products Meet Culture: Changing Legacy Systems

Sam’s Club Product Lead on Product Meets Culture (Part 3) Product Managers and Legacy Systems With companies that are 20 years or older,

Products Meet Culture: Product Goals and Establishing Value

Sam’s Club Product Lead on Product Meets Culture (Part 2) Know Your Role  The longer an organization's been around the more complex

Sam’s Club Product Lead on Product Meets Culture

Product Meets Culture: Advantages To Large Organizations and Key Principles to Follow (Part 1) Companies Need to Adapt What do Walgreens,

LiveCareer VP Product On Product Manager Skills

Product Manager Skills: Balancing Act A lot of digital ink has been spilled about the ingredients of a successful product manager. Some

Rent The Runway Product Lead on Best Practices for Hiring PMs

Five Tips for Effectively Hiring PMs In a quickly-growing organization, we often feel the pressure to fill open roles immediately. But few

Customer Feedback: Acting On Mechanisms

Expedia Fmr. Product Lead On Managing Customer Feedback Loops (Part 3) I'd like to give some framework on how to act on customer feedback.

Betterment Product Lead on Best Practices For Product Launches (Part 1)

Managing Effective Product Launches - Lesson 1 I’ve spent a lot of years in product—almost 15, to be exact. I’m no stranger to the

Growth Products: Applying Pillars & Flywheels For PMs

Aceable CPO on Scaling Growth Products From V1 (Part 3) When you look at your product roadmap, pillars and flywheels play together to help

Customer Feedback: Using Journey Maps

Expedia Fmr. Product Lead On Managing Customer Feedback Loops (Part 2) You can learn more about customer feedback loops by going to a

Future Development for AI/ML Solutions

Credit Suisse Labs CEO on Using AI/ML to Build Smarter Products (Part 3) Typically, I struggle to teach basic literacy about AI/ML

Expedia Fmr. Product Lead On Managing Customer Feedback Loops

Customer Feedback: Understanding Psychology No matter what your role is in a company, you either elicit or provide feedback. However, I

Growth Products: Knowing Your Pillars & Flywheel

Aceable CPO on Scaling Growth Products From V1 (Part 2) In order to scale growth products, you need to know your pillars. Specifically,

Use Cases For AI/ML In Society

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Aceable CPO on Scaling Growth Products From V1

Scaling Growth Products: Vision, Mission, Approach Aceable’s vision is to empower tens of millions of people with the education they need

GameClub COO on Measuring Qualitative Data

Qualitative Data: Building A Measurement Machine The best way to settle debates about the roadmap and the prioritization of product

Credit Suisse Labs CEO on Using AI/ML to Build Smarter Products

Introduction   Introduction To Building Smarter Products With AI/ML When talking about artificial intelligence and machine learning

Products That Count Crew Spotlight: Mark C. Pydynowski

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LiveCareer Product VP on The Localization of Product/Market Fit

Product/Market Fit: Localizing On A Global Scale Achieving product/market fit is the first essential milestone in the life of a product.

Full Stack Development: Finding Your Product Dharma

Brilliant Home Product Director on Building A Full Stack (Part 3) One term that I talk about a lot is "dharma." To me, product dharma

Scientific Products: Going Deep Into Product Strategy

Modern Fertility CEO on Building Scientific Products (Part 3) In developing our product strategy, we started with an existing laboratory

Full Stack Development: Expectations, Necessary Tools

Brilliant Home Product Director on Building A Full Stack (Part 2) When I use the term full stack, you probably think about engineering.

Scientific Products: Healthcare Quality Standards

Modern Fertility CEO on Building Scientific Products (Part 2) Startups often have a move fast, break things attitude. But how does this

Brilliant Home Product Director on Building A Full Stack

Full Stack Development: Product Vision Currently, I work at Brilliant Home to create smart home solutions. When looking at our full stack

Modern Fertility CEO on Building Scientific Products

Introduction   Scientific Products: Balancing The Real World & The Digital World I’ve loved science as early as I can remember. One

Product Manager Self-Improvement: Learning Resources

Expedia Product Lead on Building & Learning As A Product Manager (Part 3) There’s no excuse to not learn. Today, the diversity of

Product Users: The Lifecycle For Platform Building

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Rent The Runway Product Lead on How A/B Testing Goes Wrong

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Product Manager Growth: Great Teams, Active Learning

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AI Tech: Product Management 101

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Expedia Product Lead on Building & Learning As A Product Manager

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Innovation: Scarce/Expensive to Ubiquitous/Cheap I'm sure that many people have told you, "we're living in an amazing time." While this may

Mobile pioneer SC Moatti on the formula for mobile success

This 3-min video gives the highlights of the Mobile Formula, the 3 rules behind making a successful mobile product. We so identify with our

Netflix ex-Product VP Gib Biddle on Netflix from Good to Great

Taking Netflix From Good to Great How do you build products and brands people love? Netflix' ex-VP Product, Gib Biddle, shares how his

Leadership guru Sydney Finkelstein on "Superbosses"

Leadership: Inspire Greatness In Others Through the years, I have studied the leadership habits of executives and top professionals. My

Building Mobile Products That Count

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post at this link:  . Mobile has eaten the world... Yet despite my experience at

The five personalization filters of great mobile products

 This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post. Mobile products are with us all the time. They're embedded in our lives on two

Product guru Dan Olsen on product management

Introduction About the podcast: Product guru and bestselling author Dan Olsen talks about what makes for great products, great product

Udemy CPO on Disrupting Knowledge

Disrupting Knowledge In a world that keeps changing faster, knowledge becomes obsolete quickly and big institutions like Harvard struggle

Yelp Product VP Eric Singley on What Makes Great Products

Introduction About the podcast: Yelp Product VP Eric Singley talks about growing products at Yelp in the early days and shares what he

Products That Count holiday party

We are psyched to invite you to a special holiday party. How special? 1. Super speaker line up--> viral growth wiz Karen X. Cheng, who

Subscription expert Robbie Baxter on Brand Strategy

Introduction Robbie Baxter is a leading expert in sharing the benefits of today's membership economy. As Robbie explains, leading

Slack's ex-PM Kenneth Berger on Growth Strategies

Slack Growth Strategies Slack growth has showed no signs of slowing down. In only two short years, Slack has become one of the

Three Deceptively Simple Steps to Exponential Mobile Growth

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post. Check it out here. In the mobile revolution, user behaviors and technology change

On-demand economy expert Sangeet Paul Choudary on platforms and growth

Introduction About the podcast: on-demand economy and platform thinking guru Sangeet Paul Choudary talks about what makes a great

Lyft CMO Kira Wampler on Everyday Disruption

Everyday Disruption Everyday disruption is tough. How do you go about disrupting daily habits that haven't changed in decades, such as

The 7 Design Elements of Great Mobile Products

  This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post here. Sometimes, mobile products appear so simple that they feel obvious, as

Growth Hacker Chris Neumann on Growth Hacking Trends

Introduction About the podcast: Growth hacker Chris Neumann shares growth hacking trends. Founder of conversion optimization firm

Product Design Guru Joe Robinson on New Trends

Introduction Joe Robinson is a design guru with years of experience in driving innovation at leading organizations in Silicon Valley.

GrowthHackers CEO Sean Ellis on Growth Hacking

Growth Hacking: "Unicorn" Lessons In recent years, growth hacking has emerged as a top priority for modern product organizations. We all

What to Look for in a Tech Cofounder

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post. Over the past five years, I've interviewed thousands of Silicon Valley

TiVo Design Chief Margret Schmidt on Disrupting TV

Disrupting TV How do you create disruption in a complex ecosystem? Is an aggressive stand against the industry, such as Uber's, the only

myFitnessPal Marketing VP Tara-Nicholle Nelson on How to Disrupt Yourself

Disrupt Yourself How do you dramatically change your personal habits, from health to finance, career and happiness? myFitnessPal marketing

Why Internet mega-mergers are back in vogue

This post originally appeared in the Harvard Business Review. A growing number of publicly traded consumer internet companies are making

Facebook Analytics VP on Big Data

Big Data 101: The Holistic View When I first joined Facebook, the company was not effectively leveraging data to make informed product

The Three Rules of Great Speakers

Three is my favorite number. Three little pigs, three Cs of relationships, three musketeers. According to Wikipedia, it's a writing rule,

Bestselling author Nir Eyal on how to build habit forming products

In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products. How do

Trulia Founder Sami Inkinen on How to Achieve the Impossible

Achieve the Impossible How do you actually go about achieving what most people think is completely impossible? Trulia founder Sami Inkinen

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Architect of Uber and Yelp Offices Primo on the Workplace of the Future

The Workplace of the Future A well-designed workplace is critical to attract A-players and build at first-class culture. The traditional

KISSmetrics Founder Hiten Shah on How to Create Better Products Faster

Create Better, Faster Products How do you know what to build next? Whether you've just got an idea or already have users/customers, you're

Facebook Head of Mobile Jocelyn Goldfein on How to Create Great Tech Teams

Create Great Tech Teams Facebook's ex-head of mobile development Jocelyn Goldfein shares best practices in building great software

Behavioral Economist Bella Rozenkrants on Why You Are What You Buy

You Are What You Buy By popular demand, we are bringing another bright member of Dan Ariely's Irrational Labs to discuss the impact

Product Guru Rich Mironov on How Product Managers Make Your Business Scale

Early stage startups typically don't have dedicated product managers / product owners.  But once they get to 30 people or have a few

Design Visionary Mike Kuniavsky on Cloud Meets Internet of Things

Cloud Meets the Internet of Things Internet of Things (IoT) devices do not exist on their own. IoT devices are almost always closely

CROmetrics Founder on Conversion Rate

Conversion Rate: Measurable ROI Today, growth hacking is top of mind for every organization. There are many ways to advance your business

Hummingbird Co-Founder on Money by Design

Money by Design Money is deeply intertwined with our culture, our relationships, and our choices. Money has been around in various forms

Behavioral Economist Kristen Berman on Using the Insights of Irrationality

Building Great Products Behavioral economists provide a framework to understand when and how people make errors. As product managers, how

Brand Name Expert Alexandra Watkins on Creating Buzz

Creating Brand Names with Buzz First of all, one of the most critical decisions for new products is—its name. Our guest this month is

Mobile Growth Hacker Yann Kronberg Shares Best Practices

Mobile Growth Best Practices Mobile growth expert Yann Kronberg shares his best practices in hacking mobile growth. We all know user

Data Scientist Reveals How Information Spreads on Facebook

How Information Spreads Information spreads fast on Facebook. We see that many social networks such as Facebook and Twitter have a

Product Guru Dan Olsen on Lean Products Analytics

Lean Products Analytics By now, almost everyone is familiar with Lean Startup. A lot of people find themselves trying to iterate through

Building AI Products for the Home

Introduction We recently sat down with Universal Electronics SVP Product & Technology, Arsham Hatambeiki, to discuss building AI