Category: Video

Intellectual Property Issues in the Research, Development, and Sales of Products

Legal issues related to intellectual property can have positive and negative influences on the successful research, development, and sales of technology products.  Awareness of, and planning for, potential negative intellectual property issues can mitigate or avoid risks to the commercial success of new and existing products.  Similarly, the development of intellectual property assets can help…
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Be The Go-To: How to Own Your Competitive Market, Charge More, and Have Customers Love You For It

Are customers failing to see what sets your company or product apart?  What is pushing your prices (and margins) down?  Healthy prices and profits are a company’s lifeblood, critical for funding current operations and future growth.  Yet too many companies or their products look alike.  They are then forced to compete on price alone.  Instead,…
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Meet the Career Experts: Managing Your Career in the Age of COVID

Albert Qian’s Slides Sandra Clark’s Slides Tom Brouchoud’s Slides As busy product professionals, we sometimes struggle to focus on career development and manage the growth and progression of our own careers.  Career management during periods of high change and uncertainty also presents additional unique challenges.  2020 has certainly presented more change and uncertainty than any…
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How to Get Salespeople to Love, Promote, and Grow your Product Success

The greatest innovations and products will fail if your sales force does not understand them, embrace them, and sell them. If you would like to learn how to win salespeople over, provide the right information salespeople need to be successful selling your products, and achieve your revenue targets more easily, this program is for you.…
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Key Factors that Drive Improved Performance on Product Teams

Successful product development is complex.  It relies upon purposefully melding people, processes, and tools to deliver results.  Given the complexities organizations often lack data about what leads to a successful outcome or the factors that can aid organizations to be more successful.  This webinar examines factors that can increase your product organizations success across the…
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The Evolution of the Behavioral Product Manager

Product managers often rely on qualitative research (surveys) to dictate their product development processes, but behavioral science demonstrates that the customer’s word is often unreliable due to cognitive biases at play. The evolving world of product design & development requires that product leaders incorporate the science of human behavior in a more rigorous way than…
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Leading with eXperience — A Product Manager’s Guide to Awesome User eXperience

Many organizations have “woken up” to the idea of User eXperience being a key business differentiator. Gone are the days when simply having the best-engineered solution would guarantee the success of a product. However, many product stakeholders today find it hard to connect the dots between the realities of business and design, and shifting design…
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16 Ways to Engage and Motivate Product Teams

Effective software development, and thus effective product management, requires a symbiosis – a tight partnership of product managers/product owners with product creators: the developers and testers and designers, and sometimes more, who craft our products.  Understanding what motivates programmers and programming teams is critical to engage and motivate teams to delight customers – and to…
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Panel Discussion: Rewards and Challenges of Being a Product Manager

An enlightening panel discussion with some of our current SVPMA Board members, who are also experienced Product Management professionals, talking about the rewards and challenges of being a product manager. We will share major do’s and don’ts of product management, as well as “tales from the field”. We will touch on some typical rewards of…
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Translating User Needs Into Products That Matter

We can all build cool technology for the sake of cool technology. However, to build something that matters, that can impact a patient’s outcome or quality of life, you need to dig deep and truly understand what problem you are solving and why. In the medical device world, you need to balance these user needs…
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