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Insider Tips on Running Double-Sided Marketplaces

BY Jase Clamp on August 13, 2020

What do you get when you have a room full of marketplace product leaders from areas as diverse as pet care, heavy machinery, content creators and consumer goods comparisons? A ProductTank! In July 2020 ProductTank Brisbane focused on double sided marketplaces and we were fortunate to have so many diverse perspectives on the topic in the Read more »

The Blind Spots of B2B Product Vendors (And How to Fix Them)

BY Manohar Sreekanth on August 6, 2020

One of the interesting things about developing software in the Business-to-Business (B2B) space is that you often don’t know what users need, even when you think you do. Such blind spots may not be entirely your fault. Early in my career, I developed a software distribution tool for a CRM solution that ran on the Read more »

Iterating Your Voice Product, by Lisa Vigar

BY Sarah Oliver on July 17, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Lisa Vigar takes us through the journey – from launch proposition in September 2018, to winning a prestigious Webby award – of the BBC Voice for Kids Alexa app. She outlines some of the lessons learned around the challenges of developing voice products and working with children, and highlights the Read more »

A Product Development Framework With a Focus on Problem Solving

BY Manohar Sreekanth on June 23, 2020

In my last role as head of product and engineering for a group developing cloud-native services for the SAP Cloud Platform, my work led me to define a framework for product development that spans both product management and engineering and brings with it a focus on problem solving through the product lifecycle. In case you Read more »

How to Focus on the Product Ideas That Matter

BY Dan Waldron on June 2, 2020

There is no monopoly on good product ideas. They can come from many places. A competitive analysis provided by the marketing team could highlight new opportunities to differentiate the product. A sales request to add a new feature for a customer could contain an insight that would improve the product for everyone. Technical feedback from Read more »

From Airline to Super App - The Journey of AirAsia: A Case Study

BY Imogen Schels on May 29, 2020

Alfonso Fiore, Head of Product for packages at AirAsia, explains how teams might go about entering the super app race, by sharing how his team is in the process of doing exactly that, right now. Overview Since 2001, AirAsia has flown passengers to more than 150 destinations and its story is certainly one of rags Read more »

A decade in product - a retrospective

BY Martin Eriksson on May 27, 2020

This year doesn’t just mark the start of a new decade, but also the 10th anniversary of the first ever #ProductTank (and my 20th as a Product Manager). So as good product people, it’s high time we did a retrospective on how we as a craft have done in this 10-year sprint marathon. So as good product people, it’s high time we did a retrospective on how we as a craft have done in this 10-year sprint marathon. Read more »

3 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the Way We Think About Product

BY Sky Calibey on May 5, 2020

As product and solutions lead at Nifty, as well as a consumer of other software, I have started to piece together how I think the Coronavirus and ensuing remote collaboration phase will affect product development and market positioning for months and years to come. There will come a day where we won’t be lining up Read more »

Creating Solutions for COVID-19 Frontliners - a Case Study

BY Satyavati Kharde on April 26, 2020

  In Part 2 of our Coping Through COVID series, we learn how the team at Springer Nature Experiments quickly created an interface, packed with vital information on Coronavirus detection protocols for the scientific research community. Overview COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has brought everyday life to a halt all around the world. In mid-March, Read more »

Case Study: Launching PayMe from HSBC

BY Adam Darcy on April 16, 2020

Before moving to super app Gojek to lead its efforts on mass financial inclusion, Adam Darcy developed PayMe, a product that has helped to transform the way young people in Hong Kong think about HSBC. Here he explains how they took PayMe from a thin MLP to become the most successful payments app in Hong Kong. Read more »