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The Product-Led Organization by Todd Olson: Free Excerpt

BY Todd Olson on October 13, 2020

In his new book, The Product-Led Organization: Drive Growth by Putting Product at the Center of Your Customer Experience, Todd Olson takes product managers beyond product-led growth tactics to help them transform their organizations, driving increased collaboration and agility, faster innovation, and higher revenues. Here, he provides an exclusive excerpt and gives you the chance […] Read more »

BLUF Your Way to Success - Adam Thomas on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 23, 2020

The one thing every product person needs is a new acronym that comes from the military, and Adam Thomas is here to help. Sarcasm aside, Adam’s made good use of the BLUF technique: Bottom Line Up Front, a short template, clearly laying out what the team is working on and how they plan to do […] Read more »

Testing Business Ideas, by David Bland

BY Gordon Tang on September 7, 2020

David Bland, co-author of Testing Business Ideas, spoke about his process in writing his book. True to his craft, he tested the content of his book as it was written. Watch the video to see David’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his key points. Build, Measure, Learn A repeating theme […] Read more »

How to Connect Your Product Work to Your Top Business Metrics, By Pratima Arora

BY Andres Phillips on July 27, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Head of Product at Confluence, Pratima Arora gives us a framework for making sure that our work has an impact on the overall business goals of the organization. Her key points include: Transferring from engineering to product management Changing customer DNA Three key business drivers Watch the video to see […] Read more »

Atomic Product Strategy, By Rob Hayes

BY Andres Phillips on July 23, 2020

Every team needs a product strategy. The Business Model Canvas, Bootstrap or Atomic Design – it seems like everyone from MBAs to developers to designers seems to have a framework to structure their strategy, except for product managers. In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Rob Hayes, Founder of Foundation PM, provides a framework to help companies […] Read more »

Finding a Framework for Strategy Insights

BY Nacho Bassino on June 22, 2020

Having the right insights is a critical component in creating a strategy. While this is very obvious and widely mentioned in every piece of strategy advice, the truth is that there are no resources that detail how to generate them. I’d like to change that by providing my experience of using a few ideation frameworks […] Read more »

Setting Up an Internal Product Function by Prag Patel

BY Andres Phillips on November 4, 2019

Where does product management fit in an organization today? In this ProductTank London talk, Prag Patel, Head of Product at And Digital speaks about his experience helping clients to adopt a product management strategy and the lessons learned along the way. Watch the video to see Prag’s talk. Or read on to get an overview of […] Read more »

Get Your People Performing as a Team

BY Rik Higham on October 22, 2019

If your product managers are performing well, but not as a team, it’s a problem—a problem you need to solve fast. Here I’ll explain a few methods, tried and tested at Skyscanner, that could also help you to improve your product management culture and community. When this issue surfaced at Skyscanner, we were a bunch […] Read more »

Sleeping Giants - Nandini Jammi on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 25, 2019

Nandini Jammi started out in product marketing and growth, but after the US elections in 2016 her career took an unexpected turn when she joined Sleeping Giants, an organisation that aims to make bigotry and sexism less profitable. In this episode of The Product Experience, learn how to apply this ethos to your products, where […] Read more »

Six Common Traps that Undermine Strategic Product Management

BY Matt LeMay on September 17, 2019

Increasingly product managers are expected to think and operate “strategically”, but, as this post will reveal, it’s a requirement that can lead to misaligned expectations and be full of traps for the unwary. Surely we’ve all noticed the increased emphasis on “strategy” as a core competency for product managers? Of course, keeping tactical work aligned […] Read more »