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Irene Au

Irene Au – Design is as important as technology

Irene Au, operating partner at Khosla Ventures, led the user experience team at Google for six years and the user experience and design team at Yahoo! for eight years. In this talk she looks at how the different views of design at Google and Yahoo affected the companies. What was it about Yahoo’s organisational structure […]

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Des Traynor

Des Traynor – Product strategy in a growing company

“If software is eating the world, then product managers are setting the menu”. Des Traynor, co-founder of customer communication platform Intercom, talks about how to create simple, yet brilliant products. He asks us to consider where products come from and how they are made, arguing that a product manager should know where the product stops […]

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ProductTank Stockholm – Creating drive in product development

ProductTank Sthlm August was all about “Creating drive in product development”.  It featured three great speakers: Siavash Ghorbani (@siavashq), CTO & Co Founder of Tictail, talked about Building a Product Driven Organisation: “I’m planning to talk about the different phases we as an organisation went through as we grew from 4 to 30 over the past two years […]

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Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal – Building habit-forming products

Nir Eyal, the author and entrepreneur behind the book Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, talks about the secrets behind the success of companies like Facebook and Twitter. What is it that makes a product habit-forming and even addictive? Nir argues that it’s a hook that consists of a chain of events: a trigger, an […]

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Dave Wascha

Dave Wascha – Inside the mind of the product manager

Dave Wascha, Chief Product Officer at Moo.com, gets inside the mind of the product manager and uncovers how profoundly the structure of the brain dictates how we see and approach the world – most strikingly how the brain has evolved to seek out patterns. This pattern seeking affects all of us, and in fact creates […]

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Kathy Sierra at Mind the Product

Kathy Sierra – Building badass users

Kathy Sierra, who created one of the largest (and friendliest) developer communities, javaranch.com and the bestselling Head First tech book series for O’Reilly, talks about the sociological side of the product development – how to build badass users, not just badass products. She focuses on how to attract users, but also on how to keep […]

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Video: Analytics for Non-Retail Environments

Alec Cochrane joined ProductTank London’s August meetup to review practical examples of using analytics in non-retail environments. Alec, Digital Analytics consultant at When Can I Stop, has worked in analytics for 10 years on both the client and agency side in a number of different industries. In this video, Alec (@whencanistop) shares case studies from his career to show how […]

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Video: Making Data Actionable

ProductTank London’s August meetup focused on analytics and decision making in product management. Matthew Curry, Director of e-Commerce at Lovehoney, shared his experiences of making data actionable. Matthew (@mattycurry) discusses how Lovehoney focuses on the behaviours behind KPIs and metrics. In this video, he aims to save companies from the paralysis that ensues after trawling through […]

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Mind the Product 2014

Thanks for making #mtpcon bigger and better than ever

Last Friday over 1,000 passionate product people from 39 countries descended on the Barbican Centre in London for the biggest product conference in the world. We’ve been completely blown away by the feedback and response from our audience and our speakers – you can see just some of the awesome tweets below. A huge thanks […]

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Craig Strong

Video: Changing a Global Product Culture

Craig Strong joined us at ProductTank July to talk about how to change a corporate culture and mindset, based on his experience at Pearson as Director of Product Lifecycle Adoption. In this video, Craig (@craigstrong) shares his knowledge on how to create a cultural shift and get stakeholders to buy into change. Craig talks us […]

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