Tag: Startups

Aligning the Stars: How to Create a Product Roadmap that Aligns with a Startup’s Funding Cycles with Igino Cafiero, CEO, Bear Flag Robotics

When Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm PST Where Everywhere! (Online via Zoom) Agenda 6:30pm – Networking7pm – Presentation8pm – Q&A and Conversation8:30pm – Wrap-up Topic Aligning the Stars: How to Create a Product Roadmap that Aligns with a Startup’s Funding Cycles Summary Startups are brutal. For many startups, the most grueling part…
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Meeting Archives 2020

Meeting Archives 2020 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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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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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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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 in…
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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. 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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SVPMA Job Fair 2019

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