Product Management Meetups

In addition to our product management conferences, Mind the Product runs the world’s largest community of product managers, with a product management meetup in 90+ cities around the world.

ProductTank: local meetups for Product Managers by Product Managers

Product Management Meetup
With over 50,000 members in 90+ cities ProductTank is the pre-eminent global Product Management meetup.

ProductTank provides local opportunities for Product Managers, Designers and Developers working in the mobile and web industries around the world to exchange ideas and experiences about Product Management, Design, Business Modeling, Metrics, Usability and all the other things that get us excited. Every ProductTank features talks from guest speakers on design, technical, and business related topics and good old-fashioned face to face networking over a beer or two.

Our upcoming meetups are listed in the widget on the right hand side of this site.

A Wealth of Content

Many of our ProductTank meetups around the world record their talks and share it here on Mind the Product. This just brings home how much we all face the same challenges – whether you’re in San Francisco, Singapore, or anywhere in between.

Top 10 Product Talks of 2016

Ken Norton at #mtpconMind the Product and ProductTank were founded on the importance of sharing stories between product managers in order to further our craft, so we love recording those talks and sharing our speakers’ hard-earned lessons with everyone else in the product community. This year we’ve had a bumper crop of amazing...Read More »

A Framework for Understanding How to Influence Others

At ProductTank Oslo, Tanuja Gopal showed how we can use the power of influence in our day to day work, drawing on her experience as the Director of Application and Data Services for MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and previously as a serial CIO in government organisations. While product managers have the role...Read More »

Lean UX and Product Design

Michele Ide-Smith is a UX designer with over 17 years’ experience designing digital products and services. She loves solving complex problems: from re-designing government and educational services, to creating productivity tools for software teams, and she is currently a UX designer and researcher at The European Bioinformatics Institute. In this in-depth case...Read More »

Product Owners: How to Get Your Development Team to Love You

Ron Lichty was first a product manager at Apple 25 years ago, then managed development of Apple’s Macintosh UI. Since then, he’s mostly focused on the development part of the team. His fifth book, Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools and Wisdom for Managing Software People and Projects, was published 3 years ago...Read More »

Product Management for the Internet of Things

In this talk from ProductTank San Francisco, I walk you through the IoT Decision Framework I developed to tackle the complexity of IoT products. The framework provides a structured way to organize your product strategy, identify gaps, and build your IoT roadmap. The IoT Decision Framework The greatest challenge of managing an...Read More »

DIY User Research for Product People

The specialism of Julia Shalet – a.k.a. The Product Doctor –  is in driving and enabling people-centred product leadership for those working in fast pace environments. She works with clients such as Pearson and Fitbug, enabling their staff to be ‘lean’ in their approach to customer and product development. In this...Read More »

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...Read More »

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...Read More »

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...Read More »

Video: 'Understanding Understanding' in Design for Behavioural Change

In March, ProductTank focused on the role of psychology in developing and managing products. In this video Dr Dan Lockton, a visiting research tutor in Innovation Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art, discusses the importance of ‘understanding understanding’ in design for behaviour change. The video covers how emotion can influence behaviour...Read More »

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