Tag: Development

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Universal Design: Making Great Products for Everyone

Accessibility is usually one of the last items on a project plan checklist and can result in some unexciting and often troublesome changes.  But what if you could include it at the beginning and end up with an even better product for every customer? Universal Design focuses on designing for the most customers possible but…
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PM Mythbusting: The 7 Myths That Stymie PM Impact (and Careers)

“Product mistakes are good and should be celebrated.”  “You must secure quick wins in your first 90 days as a leader.”  “A surefire path to higher compensation is to secure a bigger title at your next job.”  In this talk, Shreyas will share why these commonly-held beliefs (and other similar ones) are not only false…
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Meeting Archives 2019

Meeting Archives 2019 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 2020 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 December PM…
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How to Supercharge Your Offshore Product Teams

Why do companies often face crippling challenges when working with offshore, remote, and geographically dispersed teams?  All those challenges boil down to one core problem: the team’s effectiveness. How we make our teams as successful as possible, unleashing everyone’s creativity and productivity, depends on the culture we foster.  The companies that reap the greatest rewards…
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SVPMA Job Fair 2019

October 2019SVPMA Job Fair (No archived content is available from this meeting)

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Impact of AI in Business

By applying right AI technology, businesses can achieve operational efficiency, minimize operational costs, save time, and increase productivity. AI’s cognitive intelligence can enable businesses to make informed decisions by analyzing past trends. AI automation can streamline processes and minimize operational and human errors. Businesses can gain deeper insights into their customers by understanding customer preferences…
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Accelerating Value: Lean Flow and Kanban in Product Management and Development

All too often our product development process feels like a congested highway: everyone is working hard yet we’re just not getting anywhere fast. In this session, lean product management expert Greg Cohen will discuss the principles and rules to restore the flow of value in the product development process and becoming a high performing product organization.…
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Crossing the Ocean: The Journey from Product to Services Product Management

With the tech industry continuing to evolve at mind-bending pace, products continue to be commoditized to razor-thin margins.  In many companies, the transition to services and As a Service (aaS) business models has become a do-or-die imperative with direct oversight from the C-suite. In this talk, Nupur shares her experience on the challenges and key…
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A Good Product is Not Enough

Lots of good products fail.  There are many reasons, but one of the most common is the inability to connect with the market or build the right product for the market.  In this session, Jill will share some important lessons she learned (the hard way) about successfully bringing a product to market. Topics: Increasing your…
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Competitive Intelligence: The PM Perspective

Whether it be digital or feed on the street competitive intelligence, the role of how Product Management uses competitive intelligence in influencing product direction is not often talked about. In this talk, Wayne Greene will talk about: How CI is used in the different phases of the product life cycle How to avoid getting lost…
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