How to Measure Success with Airbnb’s Product Manager

How do companies like Airbnb measure their success and what key metrics do they use? Our Slack Community presented these questions to Product Lead at Airbnb and asked what advice she would give to aspiring managers. Here's what she had to say.   Jiaona Zhang Product Lead at Airbnb. Previously a Product Manager at Dropbox.

Product Management Events in August 2017

This August we’ll continue delivering a great mix of Product Management, Coding and Data Analytics events for everyone. Our amazing past events have featured speakers from Amazon, Airbnb and Facebook. This month we’ll bring you professionals from Google, Spotify, and PayPal just to mention a few.   Check all our events for August below:   NEW

How to Be a Great Product Manager with Facebook PM

Every Product Managers wants to be great at what they do and succeed. There are lots of good PM's out there in big and small tech companies but how does one become a great Product Manager and what does it mean to be outstanding in product management? George Zeng from Facebook gave a talk about

Product Management Events July 2017

This July we'll continue delivering a great mix of Product Management, Coding and Data Analytics events for everyone. Our amazing past events have featured speakers from LinkedIn, Uber and Salesforce. This month we'll bring you professionals from Facebook, Spotify, Amazon and Google just to mention a few.   Check all our events for July below:  

Intro to Machine Learning with Google

We already know about online sites that have recommendation engines. Those are one form of personalization tools that use Artificial Intelligence. Another one is voice activated intelligence assistants like Siri but what exactly is machine learning and what can it be used for? Melody Ivory, a product manager at Google Home, works with Machine

How Your Background Can Help You Launch a Product Career

There truly is a market for Product Managers and we don't mean just the big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Spotify that are always hiring. We're talking about the huge amount of companies that may not fall into the tech category but that still build software and need Product Managers. So what kind of background

All the Ways That A/B Testing Sucks by Yammer PM

A/B testing can be Product Manager’s best friend. What is A/B testing and are the pros and cons of using it? It's false thinking that A/B testing means creating a new experience, giving that to all of your users and then checking what happens afterward. This is not how it works. A/B testing is

Be an Expert Communicator with AmEx PM

It can be hard to break into Product Management, but sometimes the role just finds you without you consciously seeking it. Networking and creating connections with people is the key to getting the job you want which is why you need good communication skills. But what else do you need? Dan Durkin, PM at AmEx,

Understand Why a Customer Has a Problem by the Foundry PM

Understanding why customers have the problems that they do and solving those problems for them is the key reason why we need Product Managers. What kind of advice does The Foundry’s Product Manager, Rachel Ballard, give to the aspiring Product Managers to find these problems and also what would she do in their shoes if

Product Management Events June 2017

This Summer we have a great mix of not only Product Management and Coding but also Data Analytics events coming up for everyone. Our amazing events feature speakers from LinkedIn, Facebook, Google and American Express just to mention a few.     Check all our events for June below:   NEW YORK   Thursday, June 1st