Product Momentum Podcast: continuous learning from the best minds in product leadership

16 / Developing Organizational Agility

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Jeff Gothelf
Coach, Consultant, Keynote Speaker

  Imagine a world in which we drop the labels that segregate us as Lean. As Agile. As Waterfall. As Design Thinkers. Instead, imagine a world where we build the kinds of organizations and cultures that encourage and reward learning and customer centricity, that incentivize teams to deeply understand their customers, and that ensure that …

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Jeff Gothelf
Coach, Consultant, Keynote Speaker

15 / Test Assumptions to Achieve Product-Market Fit

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Dan Olsen
Olsen Solutions

Software product development is hard enough. It’s harder still when our investment of resources is based on a set of untested assumptions. The probability that we perfectly address each of the hundreds or thousands (millions?) of assumptions, hypotheses, and decisions is super low. Once we get comfortable with the idea that many of our assumptions …

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Dan Olsen
Olsen Solutions

14 / Taking Design Beyond Today’s Conventions

Tim Wood
Corning Inc.; RIT School of Design

The common understanding is that to be successful in today’s digital environment designers need to solve problems while building products that people want and need to use. While that may be the core of it, it’s only the core. There’s so much more to it these days. When we talk about interaction design, designing software …

Tim Wood
Corning Inc.; RIT School of Design

13 / Product Design Driving Positive Behaviors

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Nir Eyal
Author, Consultant, Educator

Product people possess the creative and ethical wherewithal to persuade users to behave in ways that materially improve their lives – using our powers for good. The secret is to understand that, if we want to connect our product’s use to a repetitive consumer habit, we must identify the internal trigger that drives consumer behavior. …

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Nir Eyal
Author, Consultant, Educator

12 / Treating Your Product Community Like a Product

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Mike Belsito
Product Collective

  When you’re building software products, do you think only about adding features? Or do you think in terms of hiring your software products to solve a problem you have? Context is critical. Consider new products – and their features – in the same way you would new employees. What problems am I hiring them …

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Mike Belsito
Product Collective

11 / Validating Products Through Design Sprints

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Jonathan Courtney
AJ&Smart

  The design sprint process introduces experimentation and the scientific method to the world of digital product development. Like experimentation, the process is not about success or failure. It’s really about validation, getting quickly to the point of success or failure with considerably less investment of time, resources, and money. In this episode, hosts Sean …

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Jonathan Courtney
AJ&Smart

10 / Evolution of the Product Manager Role

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Jake Sorofman
Pendo

  The product manager role has been around for decades, but its contributions have been generally overlooked and misunderstood.  No longer is that the case, according to the 2019 State of Product Leadership report, prepared by Pendo + Product Collective.   In this episode, hosts Sean and Joe speak with Pendo chief marketing officer Jake …

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Jake Sorofman
Pendo

09 / Finding the Right Metrics

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Kate Rutter
Intelleto

  How do we know our work is working? How do product designers know their work product is solving the problem it was intended to solve? That’s the kind of question that keeps us up at night. “It’s an insidious question,” says Kate Rutter, designer, tech junkie, artist, and Principal at Intelleto. In this episode, …

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Kate Rutter
Intelleto

08 / Planning & Prioritizing Product Roadmaps

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Rohini Pandhi
Square

  Have you ever wondered what exactly it takes to create great software products? Those who spend even a little time in this space learn quickly that there is no wizard behind the curtain. In this episode, hosts Sean and Joe speak with Rohini Pandhi, currently on the product team at Square, about her experiences …

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Rohini Pandhi
Square

07 / Resisting Experience Rot

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Jared M. Spool
Center Centre

“Why, daddy,” says the curious toddler. “Why?” No parent has yet found a way to escape this exasperating line of questioning. We should be grateful. For as frustrating as the interrogation becomes, its purity of purpose cannot be denied. Focus on the why. The honest, unrelenting desire to understand requires us to rethink, reconsider, and …

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Jared M. Spool
Center Centre

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