Tag: Development

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Panel: How Do Recruiters Really Evaluate Product Managers?

September Event Review: “Recruiter Panel – How do recruiters really evaluate product managers?” with Tom Brouchoud, Director of Talent Acquisition at Visa; Britt Thomas, HR Operations at Synopsis; Amanda Hippe, Recruiting Strategist of Design and Product Management at Intuit; and Pramod Shintri, Talent Acquisition Lead at Phantom By Jackie Holland At the Silicon Valley Product…
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An Inside Look at the Customer Discovery and Product Development Process

July Event Review: “An Inside Look at the Customer Discovery and Product Development Process” with Kayla Matheus, Founder and CEO of MOTI.io By Dan Galatin How do you become an entrepreneur without an MBA or software development background?  Kayla Matheus addressed this and many other provocative questions at the July 12th meeting of the SVPMA.

Product Management for the Internet of Things (IoT)

May Event Review: “Product Management for the Internet of Things (IoT)” with Daniel Elizalde, Founder of TechProductManagement By Dan Galatin Daniel Elizalde presented a fascinating talk on what it takes to manage products for the Internet of Things at the May 3rd meeting of the SVPMA.  There is a tremendous amount of hype surrounding IoT,…
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Meeting Archives 2016

Meeting Archives 2016 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 2021 | 2020 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000…
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Minimum Lovable Products

December Event Review: “Minimum Lovable Products” with Glen Lipka, Head of Magic (PM/UX) at Engagio By Vinesh Thakur At the December 7th session of SVPMA, Glen Lipka, Head of Magic (PM/UX) at Engagio talked about what it means to make a product “Lovable.”  Glen has had the opportunity to build a product from scratch multiple times,…
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Annual Job Fair

Annual SVPMA Product Management Job Fair November 2016(slides not available)

Software Monetization for the Now! Economy

August Event Review: “Software Monetization for the Now! Economy” with Austin Chiu, VP Sales and Marketing, Gemalto By Geoff Anderson   Trends and Dynamics Since the year 2000, fully 50% of the Fortune 500 companies have dropped off the Fortune listings.  Furthermore, the S&P 500 firms currently have an average tenure of just 17 years (whereas…
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Are We There Yet? – A Business Simulation to Learn How Cross-Functional Teams Can Contribute to Improved Product Performance

July Event Review: “Are We There Yet?” – A Business Simulation to Learn How Cross-Functional Teams Can Contribute to Improved Product Performance” with Steven Haines, founder of Sequent Learning Networks By Tej Ravindra July 2016 Event July’s SVPMA topic was a fresh look at how the role of the product manager is to drive the thinking of…
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A Playbook For Achieving Product-Market Fit

March Event Review: “A Playbook For Achieving Product-Market Fit” with Dan Olsen By Rohan Balwani March 2016 Event Dan Olsen, product management consultant and author of The Lean Product Playbook, presented a step by step guide to pivoting and refining your product until you achieve product-market fit.

Positioning Products As A Mission Statement

February Event Review: “Positioning Products As A Mission Statement” with Alan Wortman By Sol Solorzano February 2016 Event Alan Wortman, Product Management Director at Logitech and Marketing Instructor at UC Berkeley Extension, was our speaker for the February 2016 meeting.  His presentation proposed the use of product mission statements to describe products and their purpose…
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