Disciplined Designed, Slicklaunch and a Steamier July!

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Thank you to everyone who made it to our latest roundtable meet-up of The Product Group at Aol HQ, as well as to our other sponsors, InVision, AC Lion, SUMMIT, Balsamiq Studios and Sunshine Suites.

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Over the course of the night a few of the highlights were…

Featured Product: esPronto
exploring the product, its challenges and successes, from managing the customer to following through (thanks to Neal Singh and Andreas Schmid)

Design in Technology
from decisions to discipline (thanks to Guest Expert, Adam Chromicz)

The Product Group meet-ups are an opportunity for Product People (managers, strategists, marketers, etc.) to come together to meet, interact, and network in a roundtable setting. It’s awesome to meet fellow Product People in a laid-back, conversational gathering.

If you are a Product Person and are interested in having your product featured or participating as a featured guest expert at an upcoming meetup of The Product Group, contact me (or email at jhorn (a-t.) tpgblog DoT com).

I am looking forward to seeing everyone at our next meetup

Thursday, July 2nd @ 7PM
RSVP Now!  

Stay tuned for more announcements about July’s Featured Product, MLNP.

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Please submit your nominations for 2015’s great product management candidates @ http://TheBestProductPerson.com !

Learn more @ http://tpglog.com/tbpp

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Sign-up today!

Enjoy!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

P.S. Interested in becoming a sponsor or host of The Product Group? contact me.

From Driven Health to Untouchable Design

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product-vision

On Product Management…

http://teresatorres.com/producttalk/2014/01/what-a-clear-product-vision-looks-like/
Become a spectacle of direction.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57617245-93/one-of-ubers-core-crew-said-to-launch-on-demand-doctors/
Drive your health.

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modularinnovation-related

On Modular Innovation…

http://readwrite.com/2013/08/19/twitter-related-headlines
Relate to those in the know.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://www.gottabemobile.com/2014/01/13/can-your-eyes-replace-touch-on-mobile/
Look, but don’t touch.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From the Wrong Opinion to Getting Loaded

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product-opinions

On Product Management…

http://onproductmanagement.net/2013/08/22/youre-a-product-manager-and-you-dont-see-eye-to-eye-with-these-people-good/
Correct your opinions.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://www.alleywatch.com/2013/08/angel-and-vc-investors-wont-fund-your-research/
Enrich your research.

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modularinnovation-user

On Modular Innovation…

http://blog.programmableweb.com/2013/08/19/what-the-avocado-api-can-teach-developers-about-scalability-and-innovation/
Get closer to the user.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://www.usabilitypost.com/2013/08/19/new-ui-pattern-website-loading-bars/
Get loaded.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From a Spike of Risk to a Boost of Mood

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product-bundle

On Product Management…

http://pragmaticpricing.com/2013/06/15/should-you-unbundle/
Break up and do yourself some good.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://mashable.com/2013/07/23/spike-lee-kickstarter/
Mitigate the risk with a spike of pizazz.

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On Modular Innovation…

http://gigaom.com/2013/05/22/cloudbase-io-launches-shared-api-to-help-mobile-apps-get-connected/
Put the mobile in more mobile.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://designyoutrust.com/2013/08/can-art-boost-your-mood/
Illuminate to elevate.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From Standing to Staring

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product-job

On Product Management…

https://medium.com/what-i-learned-building/63c09a43d0ec
Stand in the middle of it all!

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227533
Stare into the other side of the startup world.

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On Modular Innovation…

http://www.businessinsider.com/nexus-7-live-blog-2013-7
Fling a little video around.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://www.designerledger.com/popular-websites-redesign-concepts/
Wonder of what might and should be.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From Flattening Out to Getting Board

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product_trust

On Product Management…

http://uxmag.com/articles/7-actions-that-earn-user-trust
Trust in (some of) the products.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://steveblank.com/2013/07/09/dont-give-away-your-board-seats/
Get board — but the right kind.

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On Modular Innovation…

http://techcrunch.com/2013/07/14/google-explains-why-its-cloud-service-is-different-when-it-comes-to-lock-in/
Throw away the keys and step on in.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://designmodo.com/flat-design-web-print/
Flatten out and look good.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From the Cheapness of Agile to Investing in the Tangible

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

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On Product Management…

http://tynerblain.com/blog/2013/07/09/is-agile-really-cheaper
Weigh the cheapness of Agile.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://www.alleywatch.com/2013/07/software-out-hardware-start-ups-in/
Invest in the tangible.

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modularinnovation-todo

On Modular Innovation…

http://blog.programmableweb.com/2013/06/24/the-quandary-of-to-do-apps-without-apis/
Get done more connected.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://www.downgraf.com/coding/html_css/20-perfect-admin-templates-of-your-next-project/
Administer in style.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From Showing a Little to Going Behind

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product_negotiate

On Product Management…

http://lifehacker.com/show-a-little-appreciation-to-improve-your-negotiation-565673335
Show a little appreciation.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://tech.co/tips-for-raising-funding-2013-06
Understand VC’s are people too.

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On Modular Innovation…

http://tech.co/wigwag-puts-the-thing-in-the-internet-of-things-2013-06
Sense the lights of change.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/06/ux-spotlight-behind-the-scenes-of-tumblrs-design-process/
Go behind the scenes with Tumblr.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From Getting Animated to Getting Out There

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product-listen

On Product Management…

http://www.280group.com/blog/product-management-rule-9-the-two-week-rule
Get out there and aggressively listen back.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://tech.co/tips-for-startup-accelerators-2013-06
Get accelerated into the summer season.

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modularinnovation-moving

On Modular Innovation…

http://blog.programmableweb.com/2013/06/14/making-every-step-count-moves-api/
Get moving to know you better.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://sixux.com/
Get animated in just six.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy

From Preparing for the Unobtrusive to Committing to the Guide

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

product-roadmap

On Product Management…

http://www.mindtheproduct.com/2013/06/ask-a-product-manager-effective-product-roadmaps/
Commit to being a better guide.

 
 

On Starting Up…

http://www.alleywatch.com/2013/06/how-to-calculate-equity-split-between-founders-in-startups/
Split up with some caution.

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On Modular Innovation…

http://blog.programmableweb.com/2013/06/07/bitcoin-as-an-api-for-money-creating-money-as-a-service/
Spend the currency of modular innovation.

 
 

On Design & Product Experience…

http://www.andysowards.com/blog/2013/the-changing-trends-in-modern-web-design/
Prepare for responsively, modest, unobtrusive change.

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Have a great weekend!

Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy