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SUNDAY REWIND: Product metrics for noobs by Jeff Patton

BY Eira Hayward on November 19, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a World Product Day talk from Jeff Patton on product metrics – he says they’re easier than you might think. Read more »

The analytics alchemy : Transforming product through data

BY Ishita Choudhary on October 3, 2023

With data the driving force behind the decision-making and sustainable development of a product, all product managers need to be data savvy. Ishita Choudary provides an introduction Read more »

Quick read: Best practices for picking product metrics

BY Eira Hayward on May 22, 2023

A quick guide for product managers to help them choose the right product metrics and analytics for their products Read more »

Top product management reads in April

BY Eira Hayward on April 27, 2023

A roundup and summary of the top five most-read articles appearing on the Mind the Product blog during April 2023. Read more »

Are you tracking the right product metrics?

BY Eira Hayward on March 27, 2023

Metrics can be a minefield for the unwary – navigating your way to find the right metrics is one of the hardest parts of a product manager’s job. What do you need to know to make a go of it? Read more »

Metrics of Success - Rik Higham on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 31, 2021

We all know that we need to measure what matters; that if it’s not measured, then it’s not managed. We know that we need to have a North Star; that we need to run A/B tests; and that A/B tests are awful. We also know there’s a massive difference between what we read in the Read more »

Product Accountability - Appraise Products Like a Manager

BY Courtland Halbrook on October 22, 2020

Performance reviews, evaluations, or appraisals are awful, and we need more of them. it’s time to recognize the need for Product teams to evaluate themselves based on the performance reviews of their products. This is meant to establish the mindset that in order to evaluate a Product Manager’s and Product Team’s performance it’s not about Read more »

Are you a Builder or an Optimizer?

BY Rosemary King on February 4, 2020

As I’ve moved through various product roles over the last 10 years, I’ve come to realize that there are two types of product people – builders and optimizers. I fall very naturally and easily into one of these types and have found that it can be helpful to think about my own skills and career Read more »

Data-driven blunders and how to avoid Them

BY Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos on September 5, 2019

Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos considers how you can best incorporate data-driven decisions into product management. Read more »

Product metrics for noobs by Jeff Patton

BY Sarone Thomson on May 15, 2019

In the first talk of this year’s World Product Day at ProductTank Auckland, Jeff Patton sheds light on product metrics. He says they don’t have to be confusing and frustrating, in fact they are quite simple. Read more »