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Growth Product Management: What You Need to Know

by Philippe Araujo

Growth product managers are now a mainstay of Silicon Valley, but what do they do, how do they work, and what value do they bring? Find out in this guide to an increasingly vital product role.

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Extended Reality and Its Possibilities: A Guide for XR Product Managers

by Eugene Ovcharenko

How can product managers leverage the possibilities offered by the latest XR technologies? Industry veteran Eugene Ovcharenko presents use cases and best practices for an evolving field.

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Proof in Numbers: Using Big Data to Drive Results

by Lavinius Marcu

These case studies illustrate how data-driven product management can make a radical difference in how you solve large-scale product issues.

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How to Reduce UX Friction in Secure Product Development

by Leor Hurwitz

Prioritizing data security often comes at the expense of a good UX. To balance client needs with user preferences, product managers must use research, constant calibration, and a dose of creativity.

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5 Considerations for a Strong E-commerce Product Strategy

by Jonathan Lau

E-commerce is a crowded sector. Build a better product strategy and increase your chances of success with these expert insights.

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How to Use Your Product Management Experience to Ride the AI Wave

by Adrian Gonzalez

Organizations are investing in AI initiatives and seeking product experts to lead them. Here’s how you can leverage diverse industry experience and capitalize on the rising demand for AI product managers.

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The 3 Essential Elements of a Streamlined Product Strategy

by Douglas L. Ringer

Sometimes the simplest approaches are the most effective. Use this product strategy framework, comprising just three key elements, to streamline and focus your next product journey.

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Stakeholder Management: The Art of Saying No

by Felix Reiners

To execute on product strategy, product managers must know when and how to reject stakeholder requests while still fostering an atmosphere of openness and innovation. Here’s how to do it.

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