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How to Build Products That Transform People's Lives by Chris Hay

BY Magda Coutts on June 22, 2018

In this ProductTank London talk, IBM iX engineer Chris Hay highlights how technology can help us truly to change the world. He speaks about his experiences of engineering innovative Kenyan payment systems such as M-Pesa and M-Shwari, and of reinventing how we manage asthma conditions using simple computing tools. The Story of M-Pesa and M-Shwari […]

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In Celebration of the First Ever World Product Day

BY Marc Abraham on May 31, 2018

On 23 May 2010, Martin Eriksson organised the first ProductTank meetup in the back room of a bar in London’s West End. Twenty-five interested people attended this first meetup… Fast forward to last Wednesday, 23 May 2018, when we celebrated the first ever World Product Day. World Product Day brought together: A global community of over […]

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Announcing World Product Day - the World’s Largest Product Management Event

BY Martin Eriksson on April 6, 2018

This year we’re celebrating the 8th Anniversary of ProductTank, our global series of product management meetups for product people, by product people, and what better way to do that than to host the world’s largest product management event? We’re thrilled to announce the first ever World Product Day on May 23, the 8th anniversary of […]

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What Product Managers Can Learn From Sailors

BY Peter Davies on March 23, 2018

As both a keen sailor and product manager, I have come to realise that there are some interesting lessons to be learnt from sailing that could also be usefully applied to product management. Both disciplines are a blend of art and science, both have built-in constraints, and both require continuous learning because their environments are […]

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Data Protection: How to Prepare for GDPR by Creating a Culture of Stewardship

BY Owen Wallis on March 2, 2018

It seems to be a weekly occurrence that an organisation suffers some form of hack or data breach. A government survey published in May 2016 revealed that two-thirds of large UK businesses had been hit by a cyber breach or attack in the previous 12 months. Regular penetration testing, bug bounty systems, and getting to know your local “white hat” ethical […]

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8 Years of Growth in the World's Largest Product Management Community

BY Martin Eriksson on March 1, 2018

Eight years ago today I started the ProductTank meetup in London so it’s a great time to look back, take stock of what we’ve built, and celebrate what has become the world’s largest product management community. In the Beginning Anyone who’s done product management for a while knows that this job can be a little […]

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How to Win Your Colleagues Over and Get Their Buy-in

BY Holly Donohue on February 20, 2018

Let’s assume you have a great idea that requires some of your colleagues to take action to move it forward.  You introduce it and they agree that it sounds good.  A couple of weeks later, you ask how things are progressing and they haven’t had time to start yet.  A few more weeks pass… still […]

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Top 10 Product Insights You Should Have Read in 2017

BY Martin Eriksson on December 23, 2017

Every week I curate the best product and design content from across the internet into our weekly product management newsletter Prioritised. Here are the top 10 most clicked articles from the 408 links featured in this year’s 51 newsletters – 10 articles your peers digged so much you should definitely check them out as well. […]

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Top 10 Product Guest Posts of 2017

BY Martin Eriksson on December 21, 2017

Mind the Product is above all a community of product managers who strive to push our craft of product management forward by sharing our insights, lessons learned, and pitfalls to avoid. We’ve already highlighted the Top 10 Product Talks from across our conferences and meetups, but not everyone wants to get up on stage to […]

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What we Learned About Product Management in 2017

BY Martin Eriksson on December 18, 2017

As another year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to look back at some of the highlights of 2017, assess the progress we’ve made as a community, and examine how we’ve pushed the craft of product management forward. We’ve certainly made great progress here at Mind the Product: our audience has grown with 50% […]

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