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Seven Things you can Learn From WeChat Product Development

BY Casper Sermsuksan on April 20, 2017

We tend to think of Chinese companies as imitators rather than innovators, but is this fair? App developers and designers may look at other apps for inspiration on new features, but most only look to well-known apps like Facebook Messenger and Snapchat. Take Messenger for example. We got excited about its Snapchat-like Messenger Day, Venmo-like Payments, […]

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Optimize to be Wrong, not Right

BY Barry O'Reilly on April 6, 2017

Let’s be honest. We have no idea what is going to happen a year, a week, or even five minutes from right now. And what’s worse, believing we do means we are not only kidding ourselves, but it’s almost certain we will not achieve our desired result. Rarely do predictions come true. We live in […]

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What's the ROI of Innovation? - David Binetti

BY Chris Massey on March 10, 2017

David Binetti is a six-time entrepreneur, having served on the founding team of companies ranging from consumer (QFN, later Intuit’s Quicken.com), to industrial (Arch Rock, acquired by Cisco), to government (USA.gov, acquired by the Federal Government), to political (Votizen, acquired by Brigade) — with three stints as Founder/CEO. Currently, David helps organizations innovate faster with […]

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Outcome-Driven Innovation for Product Managers

BY Chris Massey on January 23, 2017

Tony Ulwick is a pioneer of jobs-to-be-done theory, the inventor of the Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI) process, and the founder of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Strategyn. In this talk at ProductTank San Francisco, he shares how jobs-to-be-done theory and the Outcome-Driven Innovation (ODI) process are being used to help startups, Fortune 100 companies, and others be […]

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Scaling Mobile is a Middle-Distance Race

BY Arne Kittler on November 10, 2016

In this talk I gave at ProductTank London I share some of my personal learnings of scaling mobile teams at XING to a distributed setup with currently 8 teams who contribute in parallel to fortnightly releases of our iOS and Android apps. While some of the topics I address are specific to web-era companies most […]

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Tips and Tools for Building Next-Generation Products

BY Lorian Leong on July 18, 2016

Espen Sundve, VP of Next Generation Publishing at Schibsted, and Matt Galligan talk about working with Destination Next, their innovation publishing product as they navigate through rapidly changing markets. How do you test and react quickly? What environments do you need? How do you foster those environments? Know your “Why?” Get an understanding of what […]

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5 Things To Stop Doing if You Want to Innovate in the Enterprise

BY Brant Cooper on March 31, 2016

The average lifespan of an S&P 500 company has decreased from 67 years (1950s) to about 15 years (today). The market is changing faster than ever, and an organization’s ability to move at the speed of the Internet is the only chance at surviving and thriving. For the enterprise world, the rallying cry is similar […]

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Video: Innovations that matter

BY Martin Eriksson on January 6, 2014

Innovation is critical to the success of any product or business, but today it’s so simple to test and measure iterative innovation that we forget that there is a whole other class of innovation – the long shot. You just can’t get to these innovations through a process of marginal gains which makes them much […]

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