Product Management Interview With Alicia Dixon

To be successful in product, you need to evolve and adapt.

Welcome to our continuing series of candid, one-on-one interviews with product management professionals!

In the spotlight today is Alicia Dixon, Senior Product Manager at Hilton Worldwide. How did she move from fashion design to digital payments? And what trends does she see in product management today? Read on…

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The Rebirth of Optimus Prime in Transformers: Generation 2 Shows How Product Managers Can Scale Themselves

“Transformers: Generation 2” is a 12-issue comic book series where everyone’s favorite transforming robots battle the vastly superior forces of the next generation Cybertronian Empire and confront a new threat more dangerous than anything they’ve ever encountered before. The series was written by Simon Furman, drawn primarily by Manny Galan, Derek Yaniger and Geoff Senior, and published by Marvel Comics during the 1990s.

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Comics Legend Steve Ditko Illustrates The Importance Of Properly Framing Your Product Decisions

Steve Ditko reveals his thoughts about Spider-Man in the Silver Age of Comic Book Art by Arlen Schumer.

Illustrator Steve Ditko, who co-created Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee, passed away recently at age 90.

Ditko was known as the “J.D. Salinger” of comics: He rarely gave interviews, and he eschewed the publicity that accompanies high-profile events such the release of the Spider-Man or Doctor Strange films. But his work speaks volumes — and his ability to frame a scene to make it instantly understandable could help us make better product decisions.

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We Just Launched Our New Chatbot Product EngageOne Converse!

EngageOne Converse is an easy-to-use, cloud-based designer that enables you to create, modify, and optimize chatbots that you can deploy to different messaging channels.

By night, I’m an infrequent blogger and podcaster. By day, I’m a Senior Product Manager at Pitney Bowes. And today I’m excited to announce the launch of the product I’m leading called EngageOne Converse. Quick, affordable, low-risk chatbot solution from Pitney Bowes. Proud of the team and all involved. Our adventure begins!

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Product Management Joke: CEO Pool Party

Want to throw your own shark-themed pool party IRL? Check out these ideas from Jenny Cookies.

A CEO throws a pool party for her employees. Giddiness turns to fear as her employees arrive and find their boss’ Olympic-size swimming pool swarming with over a dozen live sharks.

“As you know,” the CEO says, “I value courage. Courage is what made me the success I am today. If any of you has the courage to jump into my pool, swim past those sandbar sharks, and make it to the other side, I will give you a bonus check — and you tell me the amount.”

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