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Helping a Machine to Distinguish Toilet Flush From Kitchen tap: a Case Study

BY Dmytro Prosyanko on June 10, 2020

In this case study, Dmytro Prosyanko, Product Manager at McKinsey & Company, Dr. Andrew Pike, Data Scientist, and Danylo Pavliuk, Product Designer at Temper, discuss why effective collaboration between product, data science, and design is crucial for successfully developing next-gen smart tech products. Overview The focus of this case study, co-authored by all three of […] Read more »

Data-Driven Product Management by Matt LeMay

BY Matt LeMay on June 10, 2020

In this deep dive, Matt LeMay, author of Agile for Everybody and Product Management in Practice, explains what data means to product management and how it should be used to ensure that we’re building products designed to achieve meaningful outcomes. Introduction Nearly every conversation I have with a product team looking to take a “data-driven” […] Read more »

Why you Should Treat Your Resume as Your Professional Product

BY Jenny Wanger on February 20, 2020

To help hiring managers and recruiters, like myself, decide whether or not to interview you, it can be a great exercise to treat your resume like a professional product. Here I’ll share some useful pointers on how to do just that. Having reviewed hundreds of product managers’ resumes in the last year I’m sure I’ll […] Read more »

Keeping Track Of Your HEART - Tomer Sharon on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 15, 2020

There’s a lot of debate in the product and research communities about quantitative vs qualitative approaches to metrics, so we sat down with Tomer Sharon (MD/Head of User Research and Metrics at Goldman Sachs) to talk about how he uses Google’s HEART approach to track what matters. Formerly of Google and WeWork, Tomer talks about […] Read more »

Ground Rules for Applying AI to Product Management

BY Patrick Tsao on January 6, 2020

The hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning has led to lots of jargon, so that this very powerful technique has become more difficult to understand. The tips below have all helped me, so I hope this article will help product managers to cut through the noise and better understand how AI can fit […] Read more »

Optimal Matching for Marketplace Startups and the Role of Bias

BY Philip Seifi on October 3, 2019

While matchmaking is a core lever of any marketplace business, data crunched by Uber, Airbnb, and other marketplaces shows that engineering an optimal marketplace sometimes defies common sense. For example. You finish dinner and are ready to head home. You see plenty of Uber drivers, but you’re matched with a car 10 minutes away. It […] Read more »

Data-driven blunders and how to avoid Them

BY Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos on September 5, 2019

Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos considers how you can best incorporate data-driven decisions into product management. […] Read more »

Socially Preferable by Nathan Kinch

BY Nikki Gupta on September 3, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Nathan Kinch, CEO at Greater Than X, examines the issues of ethics, privacy, and trust. He looks at how product managers can kick-start their ethics journey and ship products that make life better for everyone. The Edelman Trust Barometer is a resource that measures levels of trust in different contexts. It […] Read more »

They're Just Fancy Averages by Ben Fields

BY George Fletcher on August 22, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Ben Fields, formerly Lead Data Scientist at FutureLearn, looks at getting the most from the relationship between product managers and data people, working out people’s background understanding, the benefits of leading with a story, and how best to spread knowledge. There are three key aspects of how data science can […] Read more »

Lessons From the Space Race: 3 Steps to Better Product Decisions

BY Anna Buldakova on July 9, 2019

What makes a great product decision? The answer to this question is like the Holy Grail of product management: it promises success and prosperity but no clear evidence that it exists. In this post I examine the way I think about the path: what has worked for me and helped me grow as a product […] Read more »