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Mind the Product San Francisco

6 Speakers – 6 Reasons You Need to Attend #mtpcon SF

[UPDATED] Mind the Product is all about bringing together the most passionate product people from around the world and inspiring them with great content. So I’m thrilled to announce our first six speakers for Mind the Product San Francisco 2016; Ken Norton Ken is a product partner at Google Ventures where he advises startups on […]

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Andrew Harder at ProductTank

Finding Product Opportunities with User Research

In this ProductTank talk, Andrew Harder talked about common problems that product teams face in finding and choosing opportunities to pursue. He illustrated ways that user research can provide a deep understanding of user needs and help keep product discovery on track by knowing what questions you can and can’t ask of users, as well […]

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Michelle Lotia

10 Tips for Getting UX Research Off the Ground

Michelle Lotia joined us at ProductTank to share her top 10 tips for getting started with UX research, based on her experience building the User Research function at Notonthehighstreet.com from the ground up. While building the function itself, she was also working to educate the organisation about the process, value and collaboration possibilities that having […]

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Adrian Howard

Video: Lean Personas by Adrian Howard

How do you get everybody in your company to understand your customers — especially if you’re not 100% certain yourself? You ‘got out of the building’ and you’ve talked to your customers, but how do you communicate and build on what you’ve learned when you get back? Traditionally this meant a lot of up front […]

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Spencer Turner

Video: Lean UX in Product Management

Lean UX and Lean product design came about about because it is really hard to work out what customers actually want. This is especially true for digital products, as the field is still really just getting started. At it’s core, Lean is about finding better ways to build products with a higher rate of success. […]

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Mind the Product 2015

Thanks for making our fourth annual #mtpcon amazing

Another year, another amazing #mtpcon. It’s just a week since over 1,200 passionate product people from 40 countries flocked together in the halls of the Barbican Centre in London for our fourth annual conference. It is without a doubt the biggest product conference in the world, and as ever it was amazing to see so […]

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Marty Cagan at Mind the Product San Francisco

Video: The Root Causes of Product Failure by Marty Cagan

Let’s be honest, most products fail. Even in the best companies this happens – for every Google AdWords there’s a Google Wave. In this insightful talk at Mind the Product San Francisco, the inimitable Marty Cagan outlines what he sees as the root causes of these failures. Most teams today start with an idea, even […]

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Linda Rising

Video: Linda Rising on Science vs Stories

Smart people are logical and objective. And all Product People are smart people right? We look at the evidence to help make the best possible decisions. We are not influenced by hype or emotion and as a result our behavior reflects the best the world has to offer. In this awesome talk from Mind the […]

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Ryan Singer at Mind the Product San Francisco

Video: Ryan Singer’s Product Development Tools

Ryan is the Product Manager for Basecamp, and joined us on stage at Mind the Product San Francisco to share some of his experiences and the tools he’s designed to stay sane in that job. The challenge for product managers is it’s not just about tackling your own to-do list but actually coming up with […]

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Graham Tackley Speaking at Product Tank London

Video: Making Editorial Decisions in Real Time

Back in September, Product Tank covered the theme of analytics – in particular focusing on Lean Analytics and using data to build better products faster. In this awesome video, Graham Tackley, Director of Architecture at Guardian News and Media talks about Ophan – a set of analytics tools used by the Guardian to help make editorial decisions […]

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