Every product manager knows that discovering and defining Epics and User Stories is not an easy task, but it’s a necessary one all the same. The act of writing down the epics and the user stories provides the PM with more clarity about the product idea. You can compare the process of a product manager… Read More Meet the PM – Nir Erlich from Craft
As product managers, we make a wide range of decisions on a daily basis. These judgements vary from strategic decisions, such as feature prioritisation, to tactical decisions such as the font size in a new user registration form. The difficulty in making multiple decisions is the mental effort entailed in the process while we switch… Read More The Data vs Gut paradox
On a beautiful April evening, the sky was setting itself up for a romantic sunset with streams of reds and pinks across the Mediterranean Tel Aviv sky. I found myself on Rothschild boulevard atop the roof terrace of a restored building. Once a luxury hotel, but now the prime location of the startup offices… Read More Important Lessons from Billguard and Yahoo
The goal of this blog post is to help product managers who work in the Saas business to get better insights from their analytics tools. The post is based on my experience as a product manager and includes some useful tips to save you from typical pitfalls along the journey to better analytics.
In a post by McKinsey from 2013, we can see three main challenges in using analytics for the first time: Deciding which data to use (and where you should look outside your organization). Handling analytics (and securing the right capabilities to do so). Using the insights you’ve gained to transform your operations. Organizational Readiness When… Read More The organizational challenges of Analytics
When starting an Analytics project, it is important to have the end in mind. This is the fun part! You can get creative with your research and applications, relating to how you imagine the future. What will your data-driven decisions mean for the company? What will the organization’s processes look like when your analytics project… Read More Build your Analytics with the end in mind
In order to plan the measurements of a business, you need to begin with the what and the how. To begin, let’s cover some of the key concepts of analytics. First, let’s start with the basics and define what analytics are. I liked the definition found in the Accidental Product Manager Blog: “Let’s define Analytics… Read More What do product managers need to know about analytics?
As the world is become more connected than ever before, users generate more and more unstructured data. These massive amounts of data are expected to grow 40 percent per year, and 50 times by 2020. From a Product manager perspective, all this data is just waiting to be analyzed to provide insights about the customers… Read More Why Product Managers need analytics