Practical Product http://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ Learn how to define the right product to build. Mon, 22 May 2017 17:17:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Learn how to define the right product to build. Heavybit clean Heavybit content@heavybit.com content@heavybit.com (Heavybit) Heavybit Learn how to define the right product to build. Practical Product http://d3aeja1uqhkije.cloudfront.net/podcasts/practical-product/practical-product.jpg http://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ Ep. #8, Launch Day Trifecta: Hacker News, Product Hunt, & TechCrunch https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-8-launch-day-trifecta-hackernews-producthunt-techcrunch/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=4161 In this episode of Practical Product Craig and Rimas are joined by Heavybit’s PR Manager Malia Powers to discuss how startups can get more publicity.

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In this episode of Practical Product Craig and Rimas are joined by Heavybit’s PR Manager Malia Powers to discuss how startups can get more publicity.

Malia suggests that before you embark on any PR initiative, you should first ask yourself “why do I want press?” She shares insights to help get the most out of Hacker News, Product Hunt and developer blogs, including types of content that works, how to pitch to reporters, and timing your announcements. Listen in for Malia’s tips on getting more traction with your PR efforts.

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In this episode of Practical Product Craig and Rimas are joined by Heavybit’s PR Manager Malia Powers to discuss how startups can get more publicity. In this episode of Practical Product Craig and Rimas are joined by Heavybit’s PR Manager Malia Powers to discuss how startups can get more publicity. Heavybit clean 38:30
Ep. #7, Digital Dev at Blue Bottle Coffee https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-7-digital-dev-at-blue-bottle-coffee/ Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=4160 In episode 7 of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas sit down with Scott Rocher, Director of Digital Product Development at Blue Bottle Coffee. Digital products and coffee, what do they have to do with each other? Rocher shows how the offline world of coffee can affect online content, and vice versa.

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In episode 7 of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas sit down with Scott Rocher, Director of Digital Product Development at Blue Bottle Coffee. Digital products and coffee, what do they have to do with each other? Rocher shows how the offline world of coffee can affect online content, and vice versa.

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In episode 7 of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas sit down with Scott Rocher, Director of Digital Product Development at Blue Bottle Coffee. Digital products and coffee, what do they have to do with each other? In episode 7 of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas sit down with Scott Rocher, Director of Digital Product Development at Blue Bottle Coffee. Digital products and coffee, what do they have to do with each other? Rocher shows how the offline world of coffee can affect online content, and vice versa. Heavybit clean 39:28
Ep. #6, Product Manager as CEO https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-6-product-manager-as-ceo/ Tue, 13 Dec 2016 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=4142 In the latest edition of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas ask if PMs are the "CEOs" of their area. Do they have a similar level of authority and responsibility, just on a smaller scale? Is it easier for them to just be one of the group offsite? The pair also looks at the ways you can motivate your team, from giving incentives to straight up coercion, which may or may not be Rimas' favorite strategy.

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In the latest edition of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas ask if PMs are the “CEOs” of their area. Do they have a similar level of authority and responsibility, just on a smaller scale? Is it easier for them to just be one of the group offsite? The pair also looks at the ways you can motivate your team, from giving incentives to straight up coercion, which may or may not be Rimas’ favorite strategy.

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In the latest edition of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas ask if PMs are the "CEOs" of their area. Do they have a similar level of authority and responsibility, just on a smaller scale? Is it easier for them to just be one of the group offsite? In the latest edition of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas ask if PMs are the "CEOs" of their area. Do they have a similar level of authority and responsibility, just on a smaller scale? Is it easier for them to just be one of the group offsite? The pair also looks at the ways you can motivate your team, from giving incentives to straight up coercion, which may or may not be Rimas' favorite strategy. Heavybit clean 32:03
Ep. #5, Data Driven Product Management At Yammer https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-5-data-driven-product-management-at-yammer/ Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:01:32 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=3952 In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Anna Marie Clifton to discuss Data Driven Product Management at Yammer. Anna Marie discusses the role of data in her day to day at Yammer, and the group talks through how to get the data you need from your product, even at an early stage.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Anna Marie Clifton to discuss Data Driven Product Management at Yammer. Anna Marie discusses the role of data in her day to day at Yammer, and the group talks through how to get the data you need from your product, even at an early stage.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Anna Marie Clifton to discuss Data Driven Product Management at Yammer. Anna Marie discusses the role of data in her day to day at Yammer, In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Anna Marie Clifton to discuss Data Driven Product Management at Yammer. Anna Marie discusses the role of data in her day to day at Yammer, and the group talks through how to get the data you need from your product, even at an early stage. Heavybit clean 41:16
Ep. #4, When Should You Hire A PM? https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-4-when-should-you-hire-a-pm/ Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:52:03 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=3713 In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas outline when you should hire your first PM, and what you should be looking for in your first PM hire.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas outline when you should hire your first PM, and what you should be looking for in your first PM hire.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas outline when you should hire your first PM, and what you should be looking for in your first PM hire. In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas outline when you should hire your first PM, and what you should be looking for in your first PM hire. Heavybit clean 31:42
Ep. #3, Killing Features In Your Product https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-3-killing-features-in-your-product/ Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:20:36 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=3532 In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas discuss the rarely shared processes behind killing features in your product. They dig into why you should care about removing features just as much as adding them, how not to go about killing features or products, and how to communicate feature changes to your customers.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas discuss the rarely shared processes behind killing features in your product. They dig into why you should care about removing features just as much as adding them, how not to go about killing features or products, and how to communicate feature changes to your customers.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas discuss the rarely shared processes behind killing features in your product. They dig into why you should care about removing features just as much as adding them, In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas discuss the rarely shared processes behind killing features in your product. They dig into why you should care about removing features just as much as adding them, how not to go about killing features or products, and how to communicate feature changes to your customers. Heavybit clean 28:06
Ep. #2, Building for Enterprise Developers https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-2-building-for-enterprise-developers/ Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:13:34 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=3319 In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Docker's Senior Director of Product Management, Banjot Chanana. The group discuss how selling to developers in the enterprise is different from what you may be familiar with, the relationship between sales and product managers, and the challenges of maintaining a quality Developer Experience as you begin to serve enterprise customers.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Docker’s Senior Director of Product Management, Banjot Chanana. The group discuss how selling to developers in the enterprise is different from what you may be familiar with, the relationship between sales and product managers, and the challenges of maintaining a quality Developer Experience as you begin to serve enterprise customers.

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In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Docker's Senior Director of Product Management, Banjot Chanana. The group discuss how selling to developers in the enterprise is different from what you may be familiar with, In this episode of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Docker's Senior Director of Product Management, Banjot Chanana. The group discuss how selling to developers in the enterprise is different from what you may be familiar with, the relationship between sales and product managers, and the challenges of maintaining a quality Developer Experience as you begin to serve enterprise customers. Heavybit clean 45:10
Ep. #1, Driving Adoption With Your Product Launches https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/practical-product/ep-1-driving-adoption-with-your-product-launches/ Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.heavybit.com/?p=3211 Welcome to Practical Product, a new podcast where you'll learn how to define the right product to build. In this first episode, hosts Craig Kerstiens and Rimas Silkaitis discuss what makes a well executed product launch and build you a playbook to apply to your own product launches.

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Welcome to Practical Product, a new podcast where you’ll learn how to define the right product to build. In this first episode, hosts Craig Kerstiens, Head of Cloud at Citus Data, and Rimas Silkaitis, Director of Product Management, Data at Heroku, discuss what makes a well executed product launch and build you a playbook to apply to your own product launches.

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Welcome to Practical Product, a new podcast where you'll learn how to define the right product to build. In this first episode, hosts Craig Kerstiens and Rimas Silkaitis discuss what makes a well executed product launch and build you a playbook to appl... Welcome to Practical Product, a new podcast where you'll learn how to define the right product to build. In this first episode, hosts Craig Kerstiens and Rimas Silkaitis discuss what makes a well executed product launch and build you a playbook to apply to your own product launches. Heavybit clean 35:26