Starter KPIs for B2B/Enterprise

There are no generic or universal KPIs, since every business has unique aspects. So if we want KPIs for a B2B/enterprise company, where would we start? And how do we avoid committing to improvements in metrics/KPIs before understanding our current scores (or situation)?

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April 6: Moving Up Into Product Leadership (NYC)

A half-day workshop on leading product management teams, sponsored by INDUSTRY. We’ll dig into what product leaders do, ways to structure product teams, and how to signal interest in this role.

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May 12-13: Designing the Product Organization (SF workshop & conference)

I’m offering a ‘Designing the Product Organization” workshop: a full-day session for new product leaders and senior individual contributor product managers on what product leaders do; approaches to designing product management orgs; and career options to move into leadership roles.

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Podcast: How Product Managers Can Work Effectively With Data Scientists

An episode in ChadMcAllister’s Everyday Innovator series featuring Felicia Anderson and me on “How Product Managers Can Work Effectively With Data Scientists”

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Webinar: My Stories Aren’t Long Enough…

Sometimes we’re asked for conflicting or less-than-sensible things, both from customers and internal groups. This webinar is about understanding teams and adopting agile processes/tools to our specific situations.

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What Do Product Leaders Do?

Product leaders look after teams of products managers, and sometimes designers or developers. What do they do, and how is it different from the individual product managers on their team?

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Frankfurt: ISPMA Software Product Summit Keynote

Rich Mironov keynoted the ISPMA’s Software Product Summit in Frankfurt, with a talk on “Product Leadership Success: Lessons from Silicon Valley.” Themes were the continuing dominance of software; critical need for product managers to do real market validation; and a focus on paying customers (rather than internal stakeholders).

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Dublin: What Your Roadmap Audiences Are Really Thinking

Product Tank Dublin hosted Rich Mironov’s talk on internal stakeholders, their competing goals, and what they look for in your roadmaps.

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“My CEO is a Finance Guy Stuck on ROI…”

How do we communicate product management’s view of prioritization and strategy to ROI-focused executives? Here’s my side of several recent conversations.

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TwitterChat on DevOps & Product Management

A live Twitter chat on DevOps and Product Management, including why DevOps should matter to product managers, and how product managers can support DevOps as part of a healthy engineering organization.

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