• Live stream! Tips for prioritizing your roadmap (and backlog)

    Come and join us for the next live stream event of The Product Mentor! Sit back and listen or join with your own questions. PM MENTOR: Bryan Postelnek TOPIC: Tips for prioritizing your roadmap (and backlog) DETAILS: An essential element for success as a Product Manager is to do well at justifying and defending the priority order of their roadmap (and backlog). Watch this talk to learn some tips on how to evaluate the list of ideas for your product and choose which to pursue first. Thanks & see you there! About The Product Mentor The Product Mentor is a program designed to pair Product Mentors and Mentees from around the World, across all industries, from start-up to enterprise, guided by the fundamental goals… Better Decisions. Better Products. Better Product People. Each Session of the program runs for 6 months with paired individuals… • Conducting regular 1-on-1 mentor-mentee chats • Sharing experiences with the larger Product community • Participating in live-streamed product management lessons and Q&A Signup to be a Mentor Today! (http://www.theproductmentor.com/sign-up.html) .

  • The Product Group February 2020

    iHeartMedia

    Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group. Some topics to expect... - Getting the Most Out of Your PM's on Your Team (w/ Guest Expert, Jordan Bergtraum) - and more... Featured Product: iFundWomen From Maya Brooks… "I'm the Product Manager at iFundWomen. iFundWomen is a startup funding marketplace designed specifically for female founders. We take a holistic approach at closing the VC funding gap for early stage female entrepreneurs by helping them raise capital, get expert-led startup coaching, and make the key connections they need to grow their business. Our platform is unique because functionally, it sits between the Fintech, Consulting, E-Learning, and Social Networking industries. Our small, but mighty, team of 10 is growing fast are we're excited to drive more funding volume for female entrepreneurs. " From Jordan Bergtraum... "Maximize team output by understanding your peoples interests and skills. Interviewing your PMs, pairing them with the work at which they will excel, and motivating them through the areas that don't come natural." Hope to see you there!

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  • The Product Group January 2020

    iHeartMedia

    Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group. Some topics to expect... - Creating a Culture of Experimentation w/ Guest Expert, Nis Frome (Alpha) - and more... Featured Product: IPsoft From Chris Butler... "I'm Chief Product Architect at IPsoft (http://ipsoft.com) for the last year. My background includes product and BD at Microsoft, KAYAK, Waze, my own startup, and a design consultancy. IPsoft started in the business of IT management and IT automation over 20 years ago. Over the last couple of years, we have been at the forefront of conversational agents (don't call it a 'chatbot' though!). We power the Fortune 500 in B2E, B2B, and B2C virtual agents. " Hope to see you there!

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  • 10 Years of The Product Group

    AWS Loft

    Join us to celebrate 10 Years of The Product Group! Share! Networking and Socializing w/ Fellow Product People Enjoy! FREE Food and Drinks (provided by AWS Loft) Get to know your fellow Product People better in this year's finale event! (Not your regularly scheduled roundtable discussion. ) Don't forget, you must be a member & RSVP to get in. See you there! About AWS Loft (Event Sponsor) From Airbnb to Zocdoc, the world's top startups build on AWS. But they didn't do it alone. So whether you need help solving a technical challenge, hiring the right engineers, or finalizing a fundraising round, we have all the resources you need to get started. There’s a reason more startups build on AWS than any other provider: we're here to help you succeed, from inception to IPO. Here in NYC, we have our AWS Loft, an event and co-working space where startups and developers can meet over coffee, work on their apps, attend educational sessions, and get in-person answers to AWS technical questions – all at no cost.

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  • The Product Group December 2019

    iHeartMedia

    Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group. Some topics to expect... - Product Fail (an exploration of how to make your product and product team fail) - and more... Featured Product: Wami From Aaron Roy… "I'm the co-founder and CEO of Wami (https://wami.io). Wami offers personalized, pen-written note campaigns to deliver moments of surprise and delight at scale. We work with brands who believe in standing out from the avalanche of digital noise to create lasting connections with their customers. We look forward to sharing our story of bootstrapping Wami from idea to reality with The Product Group." Hope to see you there!

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  • The Product Group November 2019

    iHeartMedia

    Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group. Some topics to expect... - Engineering Emotions w/ Guest Expert, Shobhit Chugh (Google Product Manager) - and more... Featured Product: Hoppin From Luuk Derksen... "I'm the co-founder, CTO and, de facto, product manager of a new service called Hoppin (https://app.gohoppin.com). Hoppin is a curated marketplace for job shadowing experiences across companies and industries. We are disrupting the future of work by unlocking unprecedented peer-to-peer learning opportunities across forward-thinking companies such as Uber, Citi, Away, Dig Inn, Eventbrite, VICE, etc. The startup has been featured in Forbes and most recently got funded by Founders Fund (who were first investors in transformational businesses such as Airbnb, Spotify, Stripe, SpaceX, etc). Hoppin is building a connected world and is on a mission to open doors and minds through job shadowing." Hope to see you there!

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  • Live stream! From Empathy to Ignoring the Customer

    Worldwide

    Come and join us for the next live stream event of The Product Mentor! Sit back and listen or join with your own questions. @ 11 AM ET Jordan Bergtraum: Get the most out of the PMs on your team Maximize team output by understanding your peoples interests and skills. Interviewing your PMs, pairing them with the work at which they will excel, and motivating them through the areas that don't come natural. @ 12 PM ET Dimitris Sotiriou: Don’t listen to the customer (when to break the rule) The customer is always right...until proven otherwise. As product managers we are always driven by customer feedback and requests but there is a fine moment when temporarily ignoring the customer may actually help you take a forward leap. How do you identify these moments and how do you minimise the risk of going completely off track? @ 1 PM ET Scott Stokke: Starting your PM Job - First 90 days Starting a new product job is hard, you need quick wins and a long view understanding of the organization. Come learn what's worked and how you can become more impactful in your new product role, in less time. RSVP to attend AND THEN at the start of this event visit http://TheProductMentor.com/live to join in! Thanks & see you there! About The Product Mentor The Product Mentor is a program designed to pair Product Mentors and Mentees from around the World, across all industries, from start-up to enterprise, guided by the fundamental goals… Better Decisions. Better Products. Better Product People. Each Session of the program runs for 6 months with paired individuals… • Conducting regular 1-on-1 mentor-mentee chats • Sharing experiences with the larger Product community • Participating in live-streamed product management lessons and Q&A Signup to be a Mentor Today! (http://www.theproductmentor.com/sign-up.html) .

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  • The Product Group October 2019

    iHeartMedia

    Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group. Some topics to expect... - Product Listener - and more... Featured Product: Electric From Scott Levy... "I'm the Director of Product Management at Electric (https://www.electric.ai/) where we are making IT management and support more affordable and less of a headache for businesses. Using automation and machine learning, we keep email, computers, Wi-Fi, and software running smoothly at a fraction of the cost of traditional providers. Electric has grown steadily since launching in November of 2016 and currently employs over 130 exceptional team members in NYC and Buenos Aires." Hope to see you there!

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  • Live stream! From Experimentation to Applying Empathy

    Come and join us for the next live stream event of The Product Mentor! Sit back and listen or join with your own questions. @ 10 AM ET Nis Frome: Being a champion for a culture of experimentation within your organization Being a champion for a culture of experimentation within your organization: By combining executive buy-in, initial proof points, and an atmosphere of enviable success, experimentation can take hold and lead to meaningful results for any business. @ 11 AM ET Bryan Postelnek: Tips on communicating internally to different audiences Product Managers must be able to communicate to a variety of people across different departments - stakeholders, developers, designers, marketing, leadership, etc. - and, although we wish it were true, one message or document doesn't work for all groups. Watch this talk to learn some tips on how to frame conversations and set yourself up to succeed in talking to these different audiences. @ 12 PM ET Yossi Mlynsky: The MVP - how to build the right MVP, it might be a lot simpler than you think. Building a product is a huge responsibility, each feature you release takes time, focus and ongoing love. Learning from the best products on the market and sharing my experience with Upstack, MealPal and others to workshop a framework of how to decide what features to include in your product launch, ideas for a focused MVP and understanding the engineering implications of your product decisions. @ 1 PM ET Paul Hurwitz: How to transition from Product Management to Product Leadership Key items to keep in mind when making the transition and what new tasks you'll be performing when you make the transition. Do you have to advance your career? What does it mean to manage Product Managers? @ 2 PM ET Tauheed Ahmed: Applying 'Empathy' to build high performing teams, gain alignment and build the right product Empathy is an indispensable skill that product managers can utilize to get deeper understanding of user needs, gain better alignment among stakeholders and build high performing teams by cultivating a culture of collaboration and respect. RSVP to attend AND THEN at the start of this event visit http://TheProductMentor.com/live to join in! Thanks & see you there! About The Product Mentor The Product Mentor is a program designed to pair Product Mentors and Mentees from around the World, across all industries, from start-up to enterprise, guided by the fundamental goals… Better Decisions. Better Products. Better Product People. Each Session of the program runs for 6 months with paired individuals… • Conducting regular 1-on-1 mentor-mentee chats • Sharing experiences with the larger Product community • Participating in live-streamed product management lessons and Q&A Signup to be a Mentor Today! (http://www.theproductmentor.com/sign-up.html) .

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  • The Product Group September 2019

    iHeartMedia

    Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group. Some topics to expect... - Why you shouldn't (or should) be a product manager - and more... Featured Product: FIA Tech From Yossi Leon… "I'm VP Product & Engineering at FIA Tech (www.fia-tech.com), a FinTech company that provides key services and processes to the futures industry. Docs, one of our key products, is a document negotiation and execution platform, allowing financial firms to agree and collaborate on the legal and pricing terms before trading futures in the market. I hope to discuss the challenges we faced in building Docs platform in 8 months, leveraging a new off-shore team, engaging with 13k users to adopt a new system in minimal time." Hope to see you there!

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