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Lessons in digital transformation from Swarovski, Gymshark & Compassion International

Last month, we hosted our inaugural Product Excellence Summit – a series of live events featuring product visionaries from across the globe. The first panel discussion of the day – moderated by Vish Srivastava, Lead Product Manager at BCG Digital Ventures – was all about digital transformation. 

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

How product leaders at Slack & Zendesk approach excellent product management

To kick off our inaugural Product Excellence Summit, we invited two product visionaries for a virtual fireside chat to discuss customer-centricity, product strategy, and organizational alignment. In case you missed it, here’s a lightly edited version of the conversation.

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

Hiten Shah on mastering the art of distributed product management

Product management has not changed, but our way of working has. Understanding the former and adapting to the latter is the key to building excellent products in today’s distributed environment

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

The secret to a potent and practical product strategy—lessons from growing Zendesk to $700m

An effective product strategy helps you realize your business goals and keeps everyone in the organization motivated and working in unison. We sat down with Sam Boonin, previous Head of Product at Zendesk, to learn the 3 essential foundations of a great product strategy.

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

Productboard Excellence Award winners announced!

We launched the inaugural Productboard Excellence Awards at our Product Excellence Summit and are thrilled to introduce the three winners.  The Productboard Excellence Awards celebrate exemplary Productboard customers committed to the three pillars of Product Excellence and use Productboard to build products that matter, together. We asked the Productboard team

Sophie Asher

Sophie Asher

Making a dent in the universe when your awesome new feature is already “so three months ago”

When we focus on a compelling product vision, we become less reactive. We manage less, lead more, and give ourselves a shot at delivering a product that is truly excellent. Make a dent.

Winston Christie-Blick

Winston Christie-Blick

The five levels of Product Excellence maturity

As the pace of the market accelerates and customer expectations evolve, it has never been more important for companies to build excellent products and get them to market faster. But what exactly is an excellent product?  Excellent products are products that people use and love. They solve real problems by

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

Introducing the Product Excellence Maturity Model, your guide to building customer-centric products

There are teams that consistently build excellent products — products that solve real problems and cater to the needs of users. After years of observation and learning, we’ve found that they all share three pillars of mastery: deep user insight, a clear product strategy, and an inspiring roadmap. We’ve coined

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

Announcing Productboard’s 2020 Product Excellence Survey with Product Collective!

We’re giving away a free pass to INDUSTRY: The Product Conference and 10 product management prize packages. Here’s why. Though demand for product managers is rising fast, the profession is still young and relatively ill-defined. How do product managers carry out their core workflows? Do they have the tools and

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

The secret to building consistently excellent products? Deep user insights

If you’ve visited the productboard blog before, you’ve probably come across “deep user insights” more than once. When we use this term, we mean that the entire product team has a shared understanding of what users really need, and builds the right products as a result. Unfortunately, many teams do

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

How 7 leading organizations use productboard to become more customer-driven

When it comes to building amazing products, the customer should always be the guiding factor behind decisions. But without a dedicated product management system where you can store, organize, and prioritize customer feedback, it can be difficult to understand what customers really need.  With productboard, organizations worldwide now have a

Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

How to pivot your product strategy and anticipate growth during a crisis

This post is an excerpt from our ebook, “Building excellent products in the age of remote work,” written to help you overcome today’s unique challenges and focus on what really matters—building excellent products that customers truly need. Even before COVID-19, the writing was on the wall for product managers. The

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

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