Startup Product Talks Boston July 23, 2014

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Introduction to Startup Product Movement for Product Excellence followed by Christopher Cummings Presentation: Welcome to the Team, Product Manager, Hope you Survive the Experience! July 23, 2014 more info http://bit.ly/WyGvkA

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  • Welcome To The Team, Product Manager. Hope You Survive The Experience!

    "Startup Product" is atrademark owned by Cindy F.Solomon, CPM, CPMM

    July 23, 2014

    Startup Product Boston Meetup at Leaf

    With Christopher Cummings

  • 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 atrademark owned by Cindy F.Solomon, CPM, CPMM

  • 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?


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  • What is Startup Product?

    The orange logo is in the shape of a hockey stick graph, which describes Growth across time

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    Movement For Product Excellence

  • 3-infinity.Goal

    1. Find product/market fit

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    2. Scale beyond the startup phase

    horizontal

    diagonal

    Startup Growth

  • 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

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  • Product definition includes

    the result of a team effort, a service, solution, event, content, projectrevenue generating transactionAll industries, verticals, growth & majurity

    -------All things necessary for business success

    All Kinds of Products

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  • Leader, Speaker, Founder
    Write your own ticket to career growth

    Domain knowledge &

    Technical expertise

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    Expanding Expertise:

    Product, Market

    Competitive space

    Customer experience

    Cross-functional collaboration

    Communication skills

    horizontal

    diagonal

    Professional Growth

  • Professional Growth

    Product professionals must be continuously learning

    To increase skill setTo expand tool chestTo contribute valueTo enhance leadershipTo remain relevant

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  • Who Are Passionate Product People?

    Developers, programmers, codersMakers, shakers, DIYersProduct managers, product marketers, program managersDesigners, UX, UIFounders, CEOs, CreatorsProcess people, systems people, programs peopleProduct owners, Project managers, Scrum mastersVisionaries, strategic, tactical, implementersHands-on, geeks, sales, service, community managersAll sizes, shapes, ages, genders, mastery levelsAll industries, type products, size organizationsCurious & open to learn, share, network, listen, contribute value & participateFocused on producing results over obstacles

    All Disciplines & Functions

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  • What is Product Excellence?

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    It depends on

    context and perspective

    Decide For Yourself

  • Startup Product priorities:

    People

    Education

    Process

    Tools

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  • People First

    Startup Product Academy creates communities that are open, inclusive and supportive of growing, learning & experimenting

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  • Product Focus

    Startup Product movement

    takes a holistic view of product, with a bias on action & cross-functional collaboration

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  • Product People

    Startup Product

    Promotes the people behind the productEncourages diverse teams and culturesThe stronger the team, the better the product results

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  • Education

    Grounded in product management best practices and thought leadershipProdBOK

    Collaboration of

    60 contributors

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    Startup Product Academy

  • Join us & Get involved!

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    http://www.meetup.com/StartupProductTalksBoston/

    There are 20 Startup Product communities worldwide

    http://startupproduct.com/meetups/

  • Thanks to Leaf for hosting!

    Startup Product" is atrademark owned by Cindy F.Solomon, CPM, CPMM

    Please thank Melissa and Vanessa who made tonight happen!

  • Welcome Christopher Cummings

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    Happy

    National Batman Day!

  • 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

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