The Optimal Product Management Blog

Strategic Team Alignment: The Power of a One-Pager [+Webinar]
Join our upcoming webinar, Cultivating a Strategic Product Team, Part 1: The Power of a One-Pager, on May 13th, 2021 at 10:00am PT for an in-depth discussion on creating strategic alignment in your team with a Product One-Pager. Receive the ...
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Product Requirements That Amplify Your Customer Needs [+Webinar]
Identify the Insights Recently, we explored using Voice of the Customer techniques to better understand your customers’ needs, find “moments of truth,” and identify how your product can ...
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Product Marketing Manager Salary [2021 Data]
Status of the Job 2021: Product Marketing Manager Over the past year, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented change to organizations across all industries and sectors. As organizations ...
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Product-Led Growth: The Flavors of “Free” [+Webinar]
Watch our on-demand webinar, Tackling Digital Product Management, Part 4: Pricing the Flavors of “Free”, to learn more in-depth about product-led growth pricing models. My Recent “Free” Experience ...
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10x Your Interview Skills to Create Digital Products That Delight
Why Should We Conduct Interviews? Because there’s real value to user research. Companies save money and ship fewer wrong products when conducting user research. A good rule of ...
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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Arati Sohoni, Director of Product Management at Walmart
For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Arati Sohoni, Director of Product Management at Walmart. View the full list of this blog ...
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Product Management Roles: Whose Job is it? [+Webinar]
Watch the webinar on-demand to get an in-depth discussion on clarifying roles and responsibilities: Demystifying the Roles and Responsibilities of Product Professionals. Product-Focused Teams You’ve decided that your ...
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Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Padmashree Koneti, VP Product Management at Limeade
For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Padmashree Koneti, VP of Product Management at Limeade. View the full list of this blog ...
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New McKinsey Report Spotlights Product Management and Other Reskilling Efforts in Response to Market and Technology Trends
The following insights have been drawn from the McKinsey & Company report: Beyond hiring: How companies are reskilling to address talent gaps, 2020. Rapid market and technology changes ...
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7 Reasons Why Products Fail
What is product failure, anyway? Not all failures are catastrophic where the product is pulled from the market and the company goes out of business. Most are partial ...
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