Welcome To The Team,
Product Manager. Hope You
Survive The Experience!
"Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. ...
Welcome
To Startup Product Boston!
Use hashtags for pics & tweets:
#startupproduct
#spboston
Please take pics & vide to be...
Agenda
6:30 - 7:15
Meet, Greet, Networking.
Post your open positions, availability, product dilemmas &
questions to white ...
What is Startup Product?
The orange logo is in the
shape of a “hockey stick”
graph, which describes
Growth across time
"St...
3-infinity.Goal
1. Find
product/market fit
"Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
2. Scale
...
“Startup” thinking implies
• fresh thinking,
• design thinking,
• human centered approach,
• creativity,
• responsiveness
...
“Product” definition includes
• the result of a team effort,
• a service, solution, event, content, project…
• revenue gen...
Leader, Speaker, Founder
Write your own ticket to career growth
Domain knowledge &
Technical expertise
"Startup Product" i...
Professional Growth
Product professionals must be
continuously learning
• To increase skill set
• To expand tool chest
• T...
Who Are Passionate Product People?
• Developers, programmers, coders
• Makers, shakers, DIYers
• Product managers, product...
What is Product Excellence?
Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
It depends on
•context an...
Startup Product priorities:
1.People
2. Education
3. Process
4. Tools
Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. So...
People First
Startup Product Academy creates
communities that are open,
inclusive and supportive of
growing, learning &
ex...
Product Focus
Startup Product movement
takes a holistic view of product,
with a bias on action & cross-
functional collabo...
Product People
Startup Product
• Promotes the people behind the product
• Encourages diverse teams and cultures
• The stro...
Education
• Grounded in product management
best practices and thought
leadership
• ProdBOK
Collaboration of
60 contributor...
Join us & Get involved!
Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
http://www.meetup.com/Startup...
Thanks to Leaf for hosting!
Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
Please thank Melissa and ...
Welcome Christopher
Cummings
Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM
Happy
National Batman Da...
Startup Product, Movement For Product Excellence
@startupproduct #startupproduct
• Blog http://startupproduct.com
• Postio...
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Startup Product Talks Boston July 23, 2014

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 19. Welcome Christopher Cummings Startup Product" is a trademark owned by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM Happy National Batman Day!
  20. 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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