Once your company reaches $50 million in revenue it probably has some international customers. As a company grows the relative share of international revenue rises. Product Management for a global product is more complex than one that just serves the United States. To be effective, American product managers should live overseas for a while to develop the necessary perspective, skills, and experience.
Annual product management industry surveys are always fascinating. It is important, however, to put these studies in the context. While they provide many interesting factoids there are often biases that are reported in these surveys It is important to put these biases into perspective. We’ll explore seven popular product management industry surveys from 2018 and 2019 for statistical significance and potential bias.
Getting ranked on the first page of Google is a dream for most writers. The reality is that it is virtually impossible for a new piece of content to rank in the top three Google results. Ranking 13th or the third item on the second page doesn’t suck. And it is a lot more attainable than a page one ranking.
The Money Wheel is a sales deal analysis tool for product managers. It is basically a combination of root cause analysis and cohort analysis and for sales deals. It helps product managers understand what type of traction their offerings are achieving in the marketplace as well as data to support prioritization decisions
The Software Equity Group has published their second quarter 2019 SaaS M&A update. It includes information about transaction volume, valuation multiples, and a host of other topics
An experiment to see if a post can rank in the top 20 Google search results using various SEO tactics
Metrics are critical for Product Managers. There is a ton of information on the web about metrics for product managers. Critical Methods every Product Manager Should Track from Product Coalition is a good example. Designing and implementing a Product Management metrics program is a lot harder. We’ll explore the process for developing and implementing a […]
Mary Meeker from Bond Capital is the undisputed leader in using big data to describe and analyze the major trends in the tech industry. She has published a renowned annual research report since 2001. Take a look at her analysis from 2019 and her 2002 report. The differences and trends are fascinating.
An insider’s view of the merger integration story of when a $40 million company bought a $165 million software company.
In 2018 there were 2,746 software mergers and acquisitions. While the number of IPOs is on the rise, M&A represents the most likely exit scenario for most companies. For product managers this can be both a confusing and excited time. Navigating a M&A process can be tricky. Product managers should learn the basics of M&A.