Building a product manifesto

BY Paul Rehmet on December 14, 2021

As the discipline of product management matures, there is often talk in the product management community about a product manifesto — a set of aspirational principles that guide us. Here is Paul Rehmet’s take on what it should say. Read more »

Mastering the art of the big bet by Alice Newton Rex

BY Jon Horvath on November 29, 2021

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA keynote, WhatsApp’s Product Director, Alice Newton Rex, explains the common trends adopted by those who’ve found success making big product bets. Read more »

Expectations and agreements in product management

BY Viktor Nagy on November 25, 2021

As product people, expectations management is all around us in our daily job. In this article, Viktor Nagy summarizes a few areas where expectations play a crucial role, and what we can do to manage them well or sometimes turn them into agreements. Read more »

Rerun: Breaking the Internet - Sudhir Venkatesh on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 27, 2021

We initially ran this episode back in May, but that was before Frances Haugen came forward as the Facebook whistleblower. Sudhir Venkatesh joined us on the podcast to help understand how product people can do great things without fundamentally breaking the internet. Read more »

A case study - how to end cooperation with a software house or contractor

BY Katarzyna Malecka on August 12, 2021

So you outsource. If everything is going well and according to the plan and budget, then perfect. But what to do, if not? Read more »

Mastering your product delivery: a guide on workflow management

BY Elizabeth Hines on August 10, 2021

Workflow is a managed flow in which your work goes from its inception all the way to its creation. This may sound easy at face value, but there are many moving parts that come in and out of the workflow process and before the workflow is even devised yet, there are many steps that come Read more »

Tips to collaborate better with your development team

BY Paul Rehmet on August 5, 2021

Why are development teams so hard to work with? You’ve done your part—you have your OKRs, roadmaps, specs and designs in good shape. You’ve made delivery commitments to stakeholders. Now you just need to build those shiny new features. But your software engineers are questioning the business value, being non-committal on timelines, and their deliverables Read more »

The magic of thinking big by Lenny Rachitsky

BY Jon Horvath on August 2, 2021

In this #mtpcon Digital Americas keynote, Lenny Rachitsky, writer and former Product Lead at Airbnb shares the story of how his team transformed the company’s booking conversion rate from 50-85%, accounting for ‘untold billions of dollars in revenue’, by thinking really big. Watch the talk in full or read on for the overview. Mind the Product members Read more »

Making magic with balanced teams by Becki Hyde

BY Andres Phillips on July 23, 2021

In this ProductTank Louisville talk, Becki Hyde, senior product manager and leadership advisor at VMWare Tanzu Labs, explains some of the problems that many teams working in the tech industry face. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Badass: Making users awesome

BY Imogen Schels on May 30, 2021

This week we’re rewinding all the way to 2015 and a classic #mtpcon San Francisco keynote from Kathy Sierra — Badass: Making users awesome. Kathy argues that every experience has the potential to be transformative if we just build them the right way and she provides brilliant, at times laugh out loud funny, examples to Read more »