Product Profitability

Article
Maximizing Profitability with a Whale Curve
It’s critical for product leaders leverage data analysis tools to understand and report on performance drivers.
It’s critical for product leaders leverage data analysis tools to understand and report on performance drivers.
Magazine
Product Life Cycle
Different stages of a product's life cycle require different investments and different focuses. Many of the articles in this quarter's issue of The Pragmatic address the different stages of the life cycle, all while recognizing that every company's evolution will be different and there is no one-size-fits-all answer.
Different stages of a product's life cycle require different investments and different focuses. Many of the articles in this quarter's issue of The Pragmatic address the different stages of the life cycle, all while recognizing that every company's evolution will be different and there is no one-size-fits-all answer.
Article
Unveiling the Relationship Between Successful Products and Data
Insights-driven companies use data to build better products—and gain a competitive edge.
Insights-driven companies use data to build better products—and gain a competitive edge.
Article
The Unintended Consequences of Products that Work Too Well
As product professionals, do we have an ethical responsibility to ensure that we not only design our products well, but also protect our end users?
As product professionals, do we have an ethical responsibility to ensure that we not only design our products well, but also protect our end users?
Webinar
When Product Profitability is the Wrong Metric for Success
Companies grow as products grow, and metrics are affected by that. Pendo Founder Eric Boduch and Pragmatic Institute Vice President of Product Steve Johnson discuss the right metrics for determining success … and here’s a hint: It’s not always product profitability.
Companies grow as products grow, and metrics are affected by that. Pendo Founder Eric Boduch and Pragmatic Institute Vice President of Product Steve Johnson discuss the right metrics for determining success … and here’s a hint: It’s not always product profitability.
Blog
High Touch or High Volume
What kind of products do you build? Awesome products, to be sure, but are they high touch or high volume?
What kind of products do you build? Awesome products, to be sure, but are they high touch or high volume?
Blog
This Is Not a Drill: How Bad Design Caused Hawaii’s Missile-Warning Fiasco
On January 13, 2018, more than one million residents of the state of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their smart phones, warning them of an inbound ballistic missile. The warning instructed people to “seek shelter immediately” and finished with the ominous sentence, “This is not a drill.”
On January 13, 2018, more than one million residents of the state of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their smart phones, warning them of an inbound ballistic missile. The warning instructed people to “seek shelter immediately” and finished with the ominous sentence, “This is not a drill.”
Article
A Product Manager’s Worst Nightmare
Imagine that the product you’ve been working on for months or years implodes on its first day of life—product management’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, this story happens too often in the software world. Here’s what you can do to prevent it.
Imagine that the product you’ve been working on for months or years implodes on its first day of life—product management’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, this story happens too often in the software world. Here’s what you can do to prevent it.
Article
Where’s My Data?
In their seminal article on product management, Good Product Manager, Bad Product Manager, Ben Horowitz and David Weiden argue that product managers should be top-level leaders who set the vision and are ultimately accountable for their product’s success or failure. In essence, they should be CEOs of their products. Almost 20...
In their seminal article on product management, Good Product Manager, Bad Product Manager, Ben Horowitz and David Weiden argue that product managers should be top-level leaders who set the vision and are ultimately accountable for their product’s success or failure. In essence, they should be CEOs of their products. Almost 20...
Article
Building an Online Community to Increase Revenue
As educational requirements change, concerns about workplace readiness and global competitiveness have led to a greater focus on student success through personalized learning. Increasingly, teachers are held responsible for learning outcomes and curriculum decisions. They must ensure every student makes adequate yearly progress and tailor learning paths for individual students based...
As educational requirements change, concerns about workplace readiness and global competitiveness have led to a greater focus on student success through personalized learning. Increasingly, teachers are held responsible for learning outcomes and curriculum decisions. They must ensure every student makes adequate yearly progress and tailor learning paths for individual students based...
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