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The Comprehensive List of Product Management Conferences

by Vytas Butkus

The only product management conference list you will ever need. It is arranged by month and includes information on location and ticket prices.

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Creating Success – A Guide to Product Manager KPIs

by Laurie Harvey

For product managers, KPIs are a powerful tool. They quantify team progress, the progress of the product, and the overall business. Product manager KPIs include specific metrics associated with the product, customers, and the overall process in bringing a product to market.

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Customer Journey Touchpoints for Product Managers

by Laurie Harvey

Product management leaders will view every discussion, planning session, and milestone with the customer journey touchpoints in mind. A well aligned corporate culture, emphasizing the customer at every interaction, will drive customer loyalty.

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Too Big to Scale – Optimal Scrum Team Size Guide

by Vytas Butkus

All growing teams reach a point when they need to split to stay effective. The inflection point can be recognized early on to avoid ineffective productivity periods for the team.

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The Ultimate Guide to Smart Software Pricing Strategies

by Laurie Harvey

Smart software pricing strategies can make or break success. Pricing impacts design decisions and should be reviewed with the long term in mind. Stay competitive and agile with pricing to keep ahead of the competition. A well-designed pricing architecture will simplify contract negotiations and new product introductions.

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Agile UX: How to Incorporate UX and Product Design into Agile

by Debbie Levitt

As UX strategy and design become increasingly important, the challenge of incorporating UX specialists into Agile methodologies becomes equally important. In this article, Toptal Freelance UX Designer Debbie Levitt explains how UX designers and creative teams can be effectively incorporated at all stages of Agile development.

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Landing Page Design: Building the Ultimate Landing Page

by László Monda

The best landing pages increase conversions and help brands sell more. But what makes great landing page design? Read and uncover valuable insights for any business looking for a world-class landing page.

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What Game UX Can Teach Us About Product Design

by Guilherme Ricardo Bova

As several successful big brand products have demonstrated, designers can leverage game design concepts by adopting a game designer’s mindset to design better, more engaging products.

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