Product Health – A Critical Item for Product Managers to Actively Manage

The Power of Embedded Predictive Analytics

Product Health – A Critical Item for Product Managers to Actively Manage

Michael Bauer, Sopheon

Originally presented: August 25, 2022
Watch time: 55 minutes

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Do a Google search on Product Health and you get articles covering everything from Daily Active users, Net Promoter Score, Customer Lifetime Value, Session per user, and many more topics. What happens if you are not a software product manager? Do these themes fit, and how do you choose what to prioritize?

Product Health is not just a laundry list of metrics to look at occasionally, it’s a way of steering your product’s holistic success.

In this session, we will discuss:

  • The rationale for monitoring your product’s health
  • How to think about the appropriate metrics for your product
  • How to use those metrics to make product tradeoffs and decisions

Learning Objectives

  • New awareness to an often-overlooked aspect of a product professional’s responsibility
  • Knowing what actively managing a product’s health looks like and some guidelines for selecting key metrics

About Michael Bauer

Michael Bauer

Michael Bauer, Sopheon

Mike has thirty years of experience in building and leading crossfunctional teams and organizations to successfully define, develop and bring new companies and products to market. His experience spans multiple industries with experience in hardware, software and services in startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Currently, Mike serves as Sopheon’s Chief Product Officer and leads the team in Product Management, Design, and Product Marketing and is responsible for Sopheon products throughout their entire lifecycle. In addition, Mike is spearheading Sopheon’s launch of their new Product Led growth offerings.

Mike earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude with University Honors, in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University.

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