Daniel Kuperman

Daniel Kuperman

Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM Solutions, Atlassian

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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM Solutions
Summary
In this playbook, I will guide you through how my team and I built an analyst relations program at a company that I worked at previous to Atlassian, MindTickle — the recognized leader in sales readiness. When I joined, MindTickle was a Series A startup with no existing analyst relations program, ......Read More
Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsDecember 20
You have to establish a cadence of updates for different assets, which will vary based on how they are used and your market dynamics. Personas don't change often, so revisting them every 6 months might be enough, but if you are on a competitive market it may require a quarterly or more frequent u......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsFebruary 18
Ultimately is about revenue attainment. Are sales reps being able to make their numbers? If yes, you are likely doing your job well. Now, if we look more closely at how to impact revenue attainment from a product marketing perspective we end up with the following metrics: * Win / Loss rate: thi......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsFebruary 18
The best enablement decks I’ve seen address: * Who is this for? * Why is this important? * What is the impact of this? * Action items / next steps Whatever the subject, following the framework above will help identify the specifics of why someone should pay attention. It is also i......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
Good question. In my experience, the best way to prioritize competitive insights is to show there's a clear connection between the work and business results. This often comes in the form of improved win rate for the sales team, better messaging for the marketing team, prioritization of product fe......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
Competitive differentiation is, first of all, a positioning exercise that means finding ways to influence the customer's perception of your company and product versus existing alternatives. This means not only what your direct competitors (other vendors) are, but what other ways of getting the cu......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
The key rule of thumb is to always be truthful. Don't lie about who you work for, your role with the company, and what you are looking for. For example: * When filling out an online web form to download content from a competitor's website, use your real name and business email address. * W......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
1. Talk to customers: they will tell you why they evaluated different vendors and what they liked/disliked about them; 2. Talk to channel partners: they have a deep understanding of the market and the other vendors; 3. Talk to analyst firms: they have seen all the major players and k......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
The biggest mistake is to focus on what the competitor does versus what the customer cares about. Don't start with what the competition is doing or not doing, start with what specific customer needs are not being met by the current players, and find better ways to serve them. Another common issu......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
For me the term 'market intelligence' is more broad, signifying not only what your direct competitors are doing but also where the market in general is headed. For example, in a market intelligence report, I would expect to see information about customers' priorities and needs, new technology ent......Read More
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Daniel Kuperman
Daniel Kuperman
Atlassian Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM SolutionsJune 1
This is tricky, especially if you are a startup or strapped for cash. I have reached out to people via Linkedin asking for help to validate a specific product or feature and have also seen other companies to the same. If you have the budget, hire an outside market research firm to help with it. A......Read More
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Credentials & Highlights
Head of Core Product Marketing & GTM, ITSM Solutions at Atlassian
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Lives In Mountain View, CA
Knows About Analyst Relationships, Competitive Positioning, Competitive Sales Enablement, Product......more
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