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Product Managers Are Bringing Robots To McDonalds

Soon you’ll be waited on by robots at McDonalds Image Credit: Mike Mozart Pity the poor product managers at McDonalds! They work for one of the most successful fast food restaurants on the planet and so they are charged with finding ways to make their business grow bigger and grow faster all the time. McDonalds is already a fairly smooth...

Product Managers Try To Sell Shots As A Way To Stay Healthy

Wellness shots are supposed to be good for you even if they taste bad Image Credit: stupid systemus As product managers, one of the most important things that we do is to use our product development definition to create products that our customers are going to want. There are lot of different ways that we can go about doing this. We can...

Facebook Product Managers Launch A New Way To Pay

Facebook is making a bet on serving customers who are unbanked Image Credit: Antana The product managers at Facebook have real problem on their hands. The company is so large and so successful, that in order to make it larger and more successful they have to come up with really big ideas. This means that they have to sit around and review...

How Can LaCroix Product Managers Keep Their Product’s Fizz?

The LaCroix product managers have to deal with new rivals Image Credit: Mike McCune When you are thirsty, what kind of drink do you reach for? A lot of us will grab a soda, a water, or maybe even a coffee or a tea. However, just a few years ago a new option showed up: favored bubbly water. The leader in this market category was a brand...

What Can Amazon’s Product Managers Do About All Of Those Boxes?

Is there any way that Amazon can ship fewer boxes? Image Credit: Harlem Photograpy Inc Ok, so I’m willing to make a confession here. I get a little thrill each and every time I come to the front door and see an Amazon box sitting there waiting for me to bring it into the house and open it up. It’s almost like Christmas day all over again!...

Product Managers Start To Use Robots To Deliver Groceries

Delivering groceries using robots may be easier than creating self-driving cars Image Credit: Photo by Sagar Sawant on Unsplash When it comes time for you to get some groceries, what do you do? If you are like most of us, you jump into your car. Drive to the grocery store. Shop for what you want and buy it. Then you jump into your car again...

Can Department Store Product Managers Use The Internet To Save Their Stores?

Department stores are becoming where online products can be found Image Credit: m01229 In this wonderful modern age in which we are all living, just about anything can be purchased online. However, there is a downside to this. You can’t touch online products. You can’t hold them in your hands and feel them. You can’t try them on. What’s...

Amazon’s Product Managers Take On Health Data With Alexa

Do customers want to trust Alexa with their health data? Image Credit: Jeff Eaton The product managers at Amazon have a bit of a problem on their hands right now. They have a popular voice activated device called Alexa that can play music, look up things on the web, add things to a shopping list and a lot of other things all using voice...

What Can Domino’s Teach Product Managers?

What does the future hold for Domino’s? Image Credit: Mr. Blue MauMau Anyone who went to university knows all about Domino’s. After a late night of studying, they were the ones that we’d all call to have a hot and tasty pizza delivered to us. What a lot of us may not know is that it was Domino’s that first made pizza popular in the U.S....

Is This An Amazon Product Manager Failure?

Amazon is abandoning its restaurant delivery business Image Credit: ulterior epicure I’m pretty sure that by now we all know who Amazon is. They are the very large company that started out as a book seller and over time has morphed into a company that sells just about everything and seems to do just about everything. The Amazon product...

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