ProductCamp Austin 27 (PCA27) ProductCamp Austin 27 (PCA27)

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

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Horizon Scanning and Product Management
Matt Anderson
Matt Anderson
Bottomline Technologies, Manager of Product Management

In this session, we'll go over a prioritization technique that you may never have seen before.

Horizon scanning is a technique for detecting early signs of potentially important developments through a systematic examination of potential threats, opportunities, and trends within the org or the industry. Product managers can use horizon scanning to analyze what features would mean the most given several different possible futures for the organization.

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Building blocks for privacy preserving products

Decentralized Web3 is becoming quickly relevant as more big tech privacy issues come to light. Most of the product building blocks today assume a centralized cloud service "takes care" of all user data. Asking users to agree to share their data is no longer good enough to get around upcoming GDRP updates. How would you build an app that allows users to benefit from your product: hardware, code and ML models, without sharing personal data outside their local devices? This session will cover one of the new web3 building blocks: peerfetch - p2p http over webrtc datachannel. https://github.com/ambianic/peerfetch

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How to manage your startup as a project
Ahmed Zouhair
Ahmed Zouhair
SCORE, Business Coach

This session is a practical and pragmatic guide to real-world management for your business—presented in plain English. Ahmed will talk about why most companies use buzzwords, catch phrases, and acronyms that every industry employs. That can be intimidating, overwhelming, and discouraging to those using project management for their business. Ahmed will also cover the structure and organization of your business as well as how to manage your business as a project using like for example the framework of 3Ps (Prepare, Plan, and Perform). Your audience will: • Learn the ability to unlock your hidden Management Skills • Learn real business challenges and desired outcomes for your management issues • Learn the 3Ps (Prepare, Plan and Perform) • Learn the 3Ps (Prioritization, Productivity, and Performance)

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Think Like A Product Manager
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Dan Corbin
H-E-B, Principal Product Manager

In this session, Dan Corbin, experienced product leader, and General Assembly Products Management instructor, will teach you how to identify problem areas, critique products, and ask the right questions at the right time. Skilled Product Managers can quickly find opportunities, test assumptions, and mitigate risks to help their team deliver impactful products. It's not an easy job, but Dan will offer a number of takeaways to help you to think like a PM.

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The Pro Se Plaintiff Strikes Back! - Protecting Your Products Against Unethical Multinational Corporations on a Budget
Alejandro Evaristo Perez
Alejandro Evaristo Perez
Data Stock Inc and Invisible Forge Inc, Managing Partner

Are you been censored? Are your products been illegally attacked by Unethical Multinational Corporations? Do you have limited legal budget? Can you single handedly fight the army of unethical lawyers? Do you want to win or at least put up a fight on a limited budget? Do you know what to do? Do you even know how to file a complaint? Or a legal motion? What are the costs? What basic US Legal Codes can protect your products? I am Alejandro Evaristo Perez and I sued LinkedIn (Federal Ninth Circuit of Appeals # 21-15234) and the Walt Disney Company (TXSD 4:21-cv-00765 & CACD 2:21-cv-03490) as Pro Se Plaintiff for a total of $2.2BN and still putting up a fight against Unethical Multinational Corporations. Join my session to explore how you can fight back as Pro Se Plaintiff against Unethical Multinational Corporations to protect your products.

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Ten Tips to Start Incorporating AI and Machine Learning in Your Products
Dave Mathias
Dave Mathias
Beyond the Data, Product & Analytics Coach and Consultant

The power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is real. More and more products are and will be incorporating AI or ML as a differentiator. Join Dave as he covers 10 tips on leveraging AI and ML better in your products that every product manager and leader can leverage as a starting point.