Tag: Roadmap

Innovation Investment Strategy And Product Portfolio Optimization

“Innovation Investment Strategy And Product Portfolio Optimization” with Jeff Lash, Research Director/Product Management, Sirius Decisions By Helene Eichler February 2014 Event Jeff kicked-off an insightful discussion highlighting that many companies struggle with funding new product innovation and often lack a “structured strategy” for selecting investments that fuel successful business. Two astounding findings he shared: 34%…
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Meeting Archives 2013

Meeting Archives 2013 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberCareer Advancement: How…
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Building Great Products the Lean Startup Way

Building Great Products the Lean Startup Way with Dan Olsen, Interim VP Product Management, Product Management Consultant, Olsen Solutions by Tejaswini Ravindra November 2013 Event Dan Olsen did a very informative presentation on how to apply Lean Startup principles and cover best practices in understanding customer needs, prioritization, UX design, user testing, and analytics that can…
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Bridging Data Into Action

October Event Review: “Bridging Data Into Action” panel discussion with Jennifer Berkley Jackson, Steve Chalgren, Tanguy Leborgne, Ajay Nilaver, and Brian Sohmers by Dan Galatin October 2013 Event Jennifer Berkley Jackson, Founder at The Insight Advantage, moderated a lively panel discussion on October 2nd about how to take action based on market data. The panelists…
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The Art of Road-Map Prioritization and Trade Offs: Methods for Smarter Product Management

“Tips on Product Roadmapping & Prioritization” with Barbara Nelson, VP Marketing, Construction & Real Estate at Sage                                                                  By Alpa Agarwal September 2013 Event Product roadmapping & prioritization is the most important function of a product manager. And since it’s been done for so long, it should have become a science. But as Barbara Nelson,…
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Connecting the Dots: Decision-Making for Next-Generation Products

“Connecting the Dots: Decision-Making for Next-Generation Products” with Vanee Pho, Senior Product Manager, Life Technologies by Lisa Rathjens August 2013 Event Vanee Pho, an accomplished product manager, spoke to a packed house for the first in a three-part SVPMA series intriguingly titled “Innovation to Execution.” Holder of both a Ph.D. and an MBA, Vanee is…
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Build Better Products and Services Through ‘Optimal’ Customer Feedback

“Build Better Products and Services Through ‘Optimal’ Customer Feedback” with Greg Ryan, Marketing Consultant and former Cisco Product/Research Manager By Lisa Rathjens March 2013 Event Greg has over 20 successful years in the product manager sphere in a wide range of industries, at companies like Cisco, Schlage Lock, JD Powers, Nissan, Plantronics, and K2 Skis.…
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Meeting Archives 2012

Meeting Archives 2012 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberCreating New Products:…
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Creating New Products – A Case Study on Application of Proven Principles that Work

“Creating New Products – A Case Study on Application of Proven Principles that Work” with Alexander Cowan, CTO, Leonid Systems By Cindy F. Solomon December 2012 Event At the December 5, 2012 meeting of the Silicon Valley Product Management Association meeting held at Tech Mart in Santa Clara, Alexander Cowan, CTO, Leonid Systems presented “Creating…
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Starting from Scratch? Lessons Learned From Trying to Create Software as a Service at SAP

“Starting from Scratch? Lessons Learned From Trying to Create Software as a Service at SAP” with Mike Tschudy, VP, Product Design Group, On Demand Applications at SAP By Tej Ravindra February 2012 Event In February’s SVPMA monthly meeting, Mike Tschudy shared his experience and insights on developing SAAS solutions from a scratch. Three key takeaways…
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