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Is Inclusive Design Enough? by Julian Thompson

BY Imogen Schels on December 2, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Julian Thompson the Founder of Rooted by Design, explores a critical question – is inclusive design enough? Julian studied law, focusing on human rights and public policy, before training in design and has spent the last eight-plus years exploring how to put an inclusive design lens over his design […] Read more »

Not your typical product people - Marton Gaspar and Saielle DaSilva on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 11, 2020

A quick update to this episode:  Since we recorded this episode, one of our guests has made a change.  Eli Montgomery is now known as Saielle DaSilva and goes by the pronouns she/her. We’ve worked with her to update the links below, but we wanted to make sure that there wasn’t any confusion about the […] Read more »

A product manager's approach to growing teams

BY Sharon Kean on August 28, 2020

Transferwise takes a data-driven, tactical approach to growing its product teams. Read about what they’ve learned, and why diversity is so important. […] Read more »

Thinking Outside the Product Box by Jimena Almendares

BY Jon Horvath on August 21, 2020

In this #mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote, Jimena Almendares, Product Executive at Facebook, uses data to dismantle the idea of a “normal” user, showing the benefits of building products beyond biases and binaries. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key points: There’s no such thing […] Read more »

Inclusive Design: Dreams and Disasters by Nancy Douyon

BY Jon Horvath on August 7, 2020

In this #mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote, Nancy Douyon, Design Ethicist and Product Philosopher, illustrates the importance of unlearning our Nobility Complex, taking our research away from Western cultures and looking at how we can design for underrepresented groups, leveraging our privilege to better serve everyone. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or […] 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 »

Inclusivity: Talking Up in UX by Jeremy Bailey

BY Andres Phillips on June 1, 2020

Bubbles are the enemy of a good product. They form the boundaries that limit our perception of reality and limits the ability to come to conclusions. In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Jeremy Bailey, now Head of Experience at Freshbooks, shares with us a story of how we can strive to make our products more inclusive. […] Read more »

Digital Accessibility - a guide for product managers

BY Imogen Schels on May 5, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In light of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) (21 May 2020) and, at a time where digital products are very much in the spotlight, we’re digging deep into digital accessibility to better understand how we, as product managers, can improve our digital products. In brief Digital accessibility is about making sure a product can be […] Read more »

How culture add changes the conversation on hiring

BY Saielle DaSilva on June 25, 2019

What’s the alternative to hiring based on unconscious bias? The best alternative to “culture fit,” is “culture add”. It has shaped decisions in several teams and is a valuable way to shape hiring standards in companies. […] Read more »

Hire Women! - Debbie Madden on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 17, 2019

Debbie Madden wants you to make better teams – but because she knows what she’s doing, she gave her book the attention-grabbing title Hire Women. The founder and CEO of NYC-based Stride Consulting, Debbie offers practical advice for hiring managers, anyone looking for a new job, or who wants to change the culture in their current […] Read more »