Product SystemsBy Brian Balfour ·
As a team grows, there are different teams with different charters they focus on. An immense amount of effort goes into clearly defining those charters, minimizing overlaps, setting success metrics and more.Topics Processes Product Culture
Lazy LeadershipBy Andrew Wilkinson ·
Why I rarely go to the office, only see my team a couple times a week, and let other people make important decisions.Topics Leadership
How to Run Productive Meetings (That Don’t Suck Your Time)By Dennis Hammer ·
As a product manager, you probably have a calendar filled with meetings. Every meeting seems like an obstacle in your way that prevents you from focusing on the things that matter: Your customers’ needs and building a quality product.
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Have you ever thought about how much meetings cost? It's spooky.Topics Time Management
Amplitude Update: Winter Edition
Formulas, GDE Summary, Hide User Properties, Revenue Properties Segmentation, Reordering Funnels, Outbound Integration Formulas You can now write formulas in the Events Segmentation tab. This is helpful when you want to perform specific analyses on events. For example, you may be interested in seeing the average number of calories logged...
Chat Bots Won't Replace Apps Any Time Soon
In many ways, 2016 has been the year of the bot. With so many successful companies — Slack, Facebook, Microsoft, Google — at the forefront of the chat bot revolution, some have even wondered if this was the beginning of the end for apps as we know it. We surveyed...
From Product Manager to Partner: An Interview with Ashley Carroll
When Ashley Carroll joined Social Capital, a Palo Alto based venture capital firm, she didn’t aspire to become an investor. Hailing from a tenured career in product management, she was just super passionate about working with startups. “I had become pretty active as a mentor and advisor to various startups...
The App That Finally Got Me To Meditate Everyday
It’s easy to chuckle when you start getting push notifications from an app designed to help you meditate everyday through the stressors of life. But Calm, the brainchild of Alex Tew, uses those push notifications to nudge users to nobler ends. When you tear away all the tech, every startup...
An Introduction to the Data Product Management LandscapeBy Anh Nguyen ·
While companies have been building data products well before AI became the next big thing, the formalization of data product management positions is relatively recent.Topics Data Product Management
Step-by-Step Beginners Guide to Product Launch - CustomersBy Dave Daniels
Customers are the essence of why we launch products. Without customers there is no business. You would think companies would obsess over defining and refining who their customers are, right? You’d be wrong.Topics Launch
How To Build and Scale Sales Teams as a Technical Founder
Learn how Amplitude's co-founder Spencer Skates scaled his sales team and the lessons he learned along the way.
Learn about the newest members to join the Amplitude executive team and the talents they're bringing to our growing company.
The Product Development Process at Wistia and Why it Resembles a Mountain-Climbing Team
Learn how Wistia modeled their product development process after mountain climbers, coordinating team member responsibilities and strengths.
Advice on Building Great Products from Folks Who’ve Actually Done It
Discover how to build great products from the people who've built them, including strategies for thriving in a product-led era.Topics Product-led Growth
How a single PostgreSQL config change improved slow query performance by 50x
Read how changing a single PostgreSQL config improved slow query performance by 50x in the Amplitude Engineering Blog.
A Dozen Lessons About Product/Market Fit
The product/market fit (PMF) concept was developed and named by Andy Rachleff (who is currently the CEO and co-founder of Wealthfront, and is a co-founder of Benchmark Capital). The core of Rachleff’s idea for PMF was based on his analysis of the investing style of the pioneering venture capitalist and Sequoia founder Don Valentine.”Topics Product/Market Fit