ProductCamp Austin – Summer 2009 – recap
I’m writing to share my recap of ProductCamp Austin. As expected, the event was fantastic – over 300 product management and marketing professionals sharing their knowledge and tips. I met some great folks, and wish I could’ve met more. The only negative was the day wasn’t long enough! But that leaves us wanting for next time, and leaves open a bunch of unfinished conversations.
My own cryptic notes from several sessions are published on Slideshare for whatever value they may provide you. They include audience comments and are not in a narrative, but are rather cryptic and choppy. They’re free; leave me alone. Along with that, a few slide decks and better notes by others that I’ve found shared so far. Note, more may be collected on the PCA website over time.
Meanwhile, I must simply reiterate that the ProductCamp experience is as much about the things you can learn as the people you meet. If you are interested in product management, agile, product marketing or even user experience, make it a date next time ProductCamp rolls into your town.
Session notes etc
Personas to Production / Paul Sherman
Employee to Entrepreneur / Kevin Koym
Down and Dirty Marketing Ideas / Jonas Lamis (notes)
Buyer Personas Justify Bigger Online Marketing Budgets / Brian Massey
Podcasting Means Business / Fred Castaneda
Agile and PM / Growth Acceleration Partners
10 Ways to Predict an Impending Launch Disaster / Dave Daniels @ Pragmatic (best presenter)
Notes by ID University