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Startup Product Talks Boston July 23, 2014

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Introduction to Startup Product Movement for Product Excellence …

Introduction to Startup Product Movement for Product Excellence

Christopher Cummings, Speaker
Welcome To The Team, Product Manager. Hope You Survive The Experience!

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  • 1. Welcome To The Team, Product Manager. Hope You Survive The Experience! "Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM July 23, 2014 Startup Product Boston Meetup at Leaf With Christopher Cummings
  • 2. Welcome To Startup Product Boston! Use hashtags for pics & tweets: #startupproduct #spboston Please take pics & vide to be posted to https://www.flickr.com/photos/startupproduct/sets/ Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 3. Agenda 6:30 - 7:15 Meet, Greet, Networking. Post your open positions, availability, product dilemmas & questions to white board 7:15-7:20 Welcome & Introductions 7:25-8:25 Chris Cummings Preso & Q&A 8:30-8:40 Product pitches - Open Positions/Job Seekers - Debrief – next? Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 4. What is Startup Product? The orange logo is in the shape of a “hockey stick” graph, which describes Growth across time "Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM Movement For Product Excellence
  • 5. 3-infinity.Goal 1. Find product/market fit "Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM 2. Scale beyond the startup phase horizontal Startup Growth
  • 6. “Startup” thinking implies • fresh thinking, • design thinking, • human centered approach, • creativity, • responsiveness • focus on market opportunities & competitive intelligence, • agility ----------All things required for innovation All Stages of Growth Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 7. “Product” definition includes • the result of a team effort, • a service, solution, event, content, project… • revenue generating transaction • All industries, verticals, growth & majurity -------All things necessary for business success All Kinds of Products Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 8. Leader, Speaker, Founder Write your own ticket to career growth Domain knowledge & Technical expertise "Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM Expanding Expertise: Product, Market Competitive space Customer experience Cross-functional collaboration Communication skills horizontal Professional Growth
  • 9. Professional Growth Product professionals must be continuously learning • To increase skill set • To expand tool chest • To contribute value • To enhance leadership • To remain relevant "Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 10. Who Are Passionate Product People? • Developers, programmers, coders • Makers, shakers, DIYers • Product managers, product marketers, program managers • Designers, UX, UI • Founders, CEOs, Creators • Process people, systems people, programs people • Product owners, Project managers, Scrum masters • Visionaries, strategic, tactical, implementers • Hands-on, geeks, sales, service, community managers • All sizes, shapes, ages, genders, mastery levels • All industries, type products, size organizations • Curious & open to learn, share, network, listen, contribute value & participate • Focused on producing results over obstacles All Disciplines & Functions Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 11. What is Product Excellence? Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM It depends on •context and •perspective Decide For Yourself…
  • 12. Startup Product priorities: 1.People 2. Education 3. Process 4. Tools Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 13. People First Startup Product Academy creates communities that are open, inclusive and supportive of growing, learning & experimenting Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 14. Product Focus Startup Product movement takes a holistic view of product, with a bias on action & cross- functional collaboration Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 15. Product People Startup Product • Promotes the people behind the product • Encourages diverse teams and cultures • The stronger the team, the better the product results Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
  • 16. Education • Grounded in product management best practices and thought leadership • ProdBOK Collaboration of 60 contributors Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM Startup Product Academy
  • 17. Join us & Get involved! Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM http://www.meetup.com/StartupProductTalksBoston/ There are 20 Startup Product communities worldwide http://startupproduct.c om/meetups/
  • 18. Thanks to Leaf for hosting! Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM Please thank Melissa and Vanessa who made tonight happen!
  • 19. Welcome Christopher Cummings Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM Happy National Batman Day!
  • 20. Startup Product, Movement For Product Excellence @startupproduct #startupproduct • Blog http://startupproduct.com • Postions: jobs.startupproduct.com • Meetups: http://startupproduct.com/meetups • Trainings: http://startupproduct.com/academy Global Product Management Talk weekly live broadcast & twitter chat @prodmgmttalk #prodmgmttalk Webcast Digest daily online educational events @WebcastDigest http://startupproduct/webcasts Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM

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