Laura Morgan discussing leading product teams with active listening at ProductTank London

Leading Product Teams with Active Listening

Laura Morgan has been working as a digital producer and product manager in media and broadcasting since 2001. She is currently Head of Product at Comic Relief, where she has been leading a team of Product Managers through a period of digital transformation, which has come with all kinds of challenges. There were problems with […]

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Facebook's Nikila Srinivasan talks about mobile products in emerging markets

Building Mobile Products in Emerging Markets

Nikila Srinivasan leads the effort for Facebook’s ads products in emerging markets, having built up a cross-discipline product team from scratch at Facebook in London. Nikila talks us through examples of how people in emerging and high-growth markets “hack” mobile, and how smart product teams can tap into this groundswell of innovation. Facebook wants to […]

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Rodrigo Madanes explains product market fit at ProductTank London

Searching for Product/Market Fit

Rodrigo Madanes has got 25 years of experience designing and developing successful web and mobile products at companies such as Skype and eBay. Rodrigo will talk about exploring product/market Fit, sharing his lessons learned about first focusing on the needs of a specific user segment. Rodrigo dives into what it means to find product/market fit, some […]

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Will Garner talking about evolving product management in the civil service at ProductTank London

Evolving Product Management in Large Organisations

Will Garner is the Head of Profession for Product Management and the Home Office, where product management & service design are relatively new practices (even though, at it’s core, government is mostly service design!) Building product in government comes with some interesting challenges – on the one hand, you’re building things that matter, but that also […]

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Scott Belsky at Mind the Product

Grounding Product by Scott Belsky

One of the challenges of good product management is how effortless it looks when it is done well. We all know that the more obvious a product looks, the harder it was to create. Easy solutions add complexity (just add an option, just add a feature) but the best solutions reduce the product, and are […]

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Kate Tarling talks about design products for social impact at ProductTank London

The Challenge of Designing Products for Social Impact

Kate Tarling is a very experienced user researcher and product designer with a wealth of experience with running user-centred design programmes and activities. Recently Kate has worked as a Product Designer for Peek a social enterprise creating easy to use eye care tools for every clinic and health care worker. In this talk from ProductTank London, she talks […]

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Fergus Christie explains the importance of product specifications when creating physical products

The Importance of Product Specifications

In this final talk from “How Best To Manage Physical Products”, Fergus Christie from the Product Development Centre (PDC) talks about going “From Ideas to Reality”, and the attention to detail require to make products – particularly physical products – a reality. Specifically, he reiterates a simple but critical idea – that the process of creating a […]

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Alex Patterson talks about how Nissan take physical products (cars) from the concept sketch stage through to physical production.

From Concept to Production – How Nissan Creates Cars

Alec Patterson comes from a design and test engineering background, and spoke at ProductTank London about how Nissan goes from designing the initial concept for a new vehicle to actually putting it into production. Setting the concept of the vehicle To start with, the team will benchmark and assess competitor vehicles, assess the target market, expand […]

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Nathalie Nahai

The Psychology Behind Successful Products by Nathalie Nahai

In this talk from Mind The Product San Francisco, Nathalie Nahai explains the psychological principles behind the successful conversion, adoption and monetization of products, and how you can use these techniques in a nice vs naughty way. Nathalie is the Web Psychologist and best-selling author of Webs Of Influence: The Psychology Of Online Persuasion. Having […]

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