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Scaling product and design teams is not just about hiring

BY Arnau Giró on September 9, 2021

When working in early growth stage companies, being able to scale your teams quickly enough is a key element in keeping the human workforce aligned with advancement levers. Hiring might be the first thing to come to mind, right? But hiring is only part of the solution. […] Read more »

A case study: Cultivating collaboration across large product organisations

BY Matt Walton on September 7, 2021

I recently was asked to share some thoughts on how you can cultivate a culture of collaboration across a product organisation where multiple teams are all working on their own products and risk becoming siloed. Whilst teams being independent and able to move fast is a good thing, this can result in different parts of […] Read more »

How I got my job in product: Ben Foster, chief product officer at WHOOP

BY Louron Pratt on September 1, 2021

Ben Foster has more than 20 years of product management experience. He was formerly a senior product manager at eBay, vice president of product at Opower, and chief product officer at GoCanvas. Here’s how he got his most recent job in product as a CPO at WHOOP […] Read more »

How to make remote collaboration work by Ingrid Odegaard

BY Andres Phillips on August 27, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk Ingrid Odegaard, Co-founder and CPTO at Whereby, shares some tips for making remote collaboration work on a day-to-day basis based on learnings from her own team and their customers. […] Read more »

A case study: Cross-departmental communication as a product

BY Mike Giannakopoulos on August 26, 2021

This is a different case study, with internal and in-direct deliverables across departments. A story of treating internal alignment as a feature at Transifex. Our story concludes with the outcomes of this achieved alignment. […] Read more »

Getting started with User Story Mapping - Jeff Patton on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on August 25, 2021

There’s nothing more useless to a product team than a big backlog. Bringing backlogs to life—making them usable, relevant, and getting value from them—is something that transforms ordinary teams into extraordinary ones. To guide us on how to do that, we asked Jeff Patton, creator of User Story Mapping, to join us on the podcast. […] Read more »

Strategies for managing cross-functional teams

BY Eira Hayward on August 23, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

How do you foster a culture of ownership, accountability, trust, and openness in cross-functional teams? More importantly, how do you manage them for successful outcomes? We spoke to some seasoned product leaders about their experiences and understanding what works and what doesn’t when leading a cross-functional team. In brief Take time to observe the team […] Read more »

Resilience as a product manager by Ellie Powers

BY Andres Phillips on August 13, 2021

In this ProductTank Exeter talk, director of product at Slack, Ellie Powers, provides some insights into what resilience looks like as a product manager in light of the year we’ve experienced since the start of the pandemic. […] Read more »

Product management for remote teams by Rian van de Merwe

BY Andres Phillips on August 6, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, Rian van de Merwe, head of product at Wildbit explains how the challenges of working in remote teams can present opportunities and provide principles for how to work better together. […] Read more »

How I got a job in product: Erika Kramarik

BY Louron Pratt on August 3, 2021

Erika Kramarik is a full-stack marketer for a product agency, here’s how she transitioned from a non-tech career to a job in product.   Roles and responsibilities My work entails mostly content creation for my company, early talks with founders, sharing their stories as they progress, and guidance on marketing and positioning for our clients. […] Read more »