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Bootstrapping a Product Team, by Ibrahim Bashir

BY Chris Massey on January 14, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Ibrahim Bashir, VP Product at Box, discusses different product management archetypes and when to bring each one into a team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Archetypes You end up defining how successful your product org will be at the point when you set Read more »

Structuring and Scaling Product Teams by Roman Pichler

BY Lisa Radel on December 9, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Roman Pichler, Author of How to Lead in Product Management, discusses important aspects leaders should bear in mind when structuring and growing product teams. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Empower the Product People Any successful product organisation, Roman explains, needs empowered product people. He argues Read more »

Building Successful Product Development Teams, by Simon Colmer

BY Chris Massey on November 24, 2020

Simon Colmer (at the time of this talk, the Head of Development at Access NFP Websites) spoke to ProductTank London about a developer’s perspective on what it takes to build a successful product development team. As product people, team alignment is table-stakes, and it’s crucial that we factor in multiple perspectives to create diverse, empowered teams, so Read more »

Hiring and Developing Product Managers

BY Imogen Schels on November 6, 2020

In this exclusive MTP Leader Panel, Kate Leto, Petra Wille and Saielle DaSilva join Emily Tate to share their thoughts on hiring and developing product managers. Watch the session in full or read on for some highlights including our panellist’s take on what makes a good product manager, how to hire a junior, the importance Read more »

How I became a product manager, by Matthew Vitebsky

BY Tremis Skeete on July 31, 2020

Matthew Vitebsky shares the advice he wishes he’d had when he get his first product management job, and offers tips for nailing the role. Read more »

Bias in interviews and why hiring in product is broken

BY Adam Thomas on June 11, 2020

Hiring in product is broken, and those hypothetical product questions you get asked in interviews are just the tip of the iceberg. Read more »

Creating Cognitively Diverse Teams by Rakhi Rajani

BY Nathan Langley on April 17, 2020

As a Psychologist, Rakhi Rajani, explores the intersection between human and machine intelligence. In her MTP Engage Manchester talk in February 2020, she covered how we can go about creating cognitively diverse teams to tackle the big questions of the future. Here we recap her key points, including: In a world of commercial space travel Read more »

Scaling the Product and the Team by Rachael Shah

BY Fred Esere on March 27, 2020

In this talk from MTP Engage Manchester, Rachael Shah, Delivery Lead at the Co-op, challenges us to think holistically about scaling our products, and that means including our teams in our thinking. She draws from her own experience to illustrate just how critical it is to think about scaling the team as an activity that Read more »

How do you Build a Winning Product Development Team?

BY Imogen Schels on February 25, 2020

It’s not rocket science that awesome products come from awesome teams, so what’s the key to creating and managing a team that’s designed for maximum impact? Here, taking advice from a number of product pros, we look at a selection of ways to build product teams and empower them to achieve success. Choose a Diverse Read more »

Hacking The Hiring Process - Alex Yang & Max Bevan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 5, 2020

If you’ve ever had to fill a role in your team, then you already know how broken most hiring processes are.  It’s even harder if you’re competing for top talent but are only able to pay at NGO/charity scales.  That’s the situation that Simprints found itself in when they decided to treat their hiring process Read more »