The second annual Product Awards will be held on March 4, 2020, in San Francisco. We’re so excited to celebrate the best tools that product managers use throughout the product lifecycle. Each category represents a different stage. GameClub COO & Head of Product, Britt Myers, is the Awards Advisory Board member representing the Operate stage.

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 category speak to you?

For Myers, it’s all about execution > ideas.

“Ideas are great. However, companies and teams live and die by their execution,” said Myers. “How we operate as a team is critically important. Otherwise, all those great ideas don’t matter.”

What characteristics must a product have to be award-worthy for this category?

On Product Talk, Myers went into greater detail on the four aspects of Operation for Product Managers. However, he kept it short and simple for his answer here in regards to the Operate nominees of the Product Awards.

“Deep integration with third-party tools.”

What product deserves a lifetime achievement award for this category?

Subsequently, it’s not a surprise what his response was to this question.

“Zapier.”

And without further adieu, the Nominees for the Product Awards Operate category are…

Product Operations Tools

Firstly, here are the nominees for Operate that help Organize Knowledge:

  • Organize Knowledge 
    • Airtable
    • Trello
    • Confluence
    • Google Sheets
    • Smartsheet 
    • Product Board
    • Quip
    • Miro
    • LucidChart
    • Mural
    • FlowMapp
    • Dovetail
    • Consider.ly

Secondly, these are the products that help Analyze Impacts.

  • Analyze Impacts
    • Amplitude
    • Looker
    • Tableau
    • Mixpanel
    • Delighted
    • Firebase
    • Pendo 
    • Google Analytics
    • Kissmetrics 
    • Heap
    • Appsee
    • Leanplum
    • Periscope

In addition, these are to products that help Deploy Code:

  • Deploy Code 
    • GitLab
    • BitBucket
    • Jenkins
    • Firebase 
    • Bugsnag 
    • GitHub
    • Heroku

Meanwhile, in this last group are the products that help to Connect Teams:

  • Connect Teams
    • Basecamp
    • Slack
    • Zapier
    • Explain Everything
    • Paste
    • IFTTT
    • Skype
    • Whereby
    • Google Hangouts
    • Zoom
    • 1Password
    • LastPass
    • Evernote
    • Confluence 
    • Microsoft Teams
    • GoToMeeting
    • Google Docs
    • Confluence
    • Airtable

Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees in the Operate category. Above all, good luck to all of these amazing products. Certainly, a very special thanks to Britt Myers for taking the reigns of this category on the Awards Advisory Board.

Meanwhile, we hope to see all of you at the Product Awards on March 4, 2020, in San Francisco!

Lastly, do you think there are products that were snubbed? Please, tell us in the comments. Most importantly, maybe they’ll make the cut next year!

About the Speaker
Britt Myers
GameClub COO
An experienced and creative entrepreneur and product leader, Britt Myers has developed an impressive resume of business successes in media and technology production. Currently, Britt is the COO & Head of Product at GameClub - a premium platform for mobile gaming. In 2014, Myers partnered with Stephanie Dua as co-founder and Chief Product Officer of ed-tech startup Homer. Homer is the #1 Learn-To-Read program powered by your child’s interests; an educational app for iOS and web that teaches a child to read and develops crucial early childhood cognitive skills.

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