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Here Be Dragons - Product and Discovery, by Randy Silver

BY Andres Phillips on August 7, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Randy Silver (a freelance product consultant) takes us on a journey of discovery, with dragons, giants and better decisions. He explains to us the true meaning of product and discovery, while showing us how to use discovery more effectively to help in our jobs as product people. His key […] 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 »

Qualitative Intelligence by Mitchell Gillespie

BY Andres Phillips on July 6, 2020

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Mitchell Gillespie (Director of Product Management at Wave HQ) shares some thoughts on what he calls “qualitative intelligence”. As product managers are constantly striving to understand why their customers and stakeholders behave in certain ways, they are often in dire need of high-impact qualitative understanding. Doing this will isn’t just […] Read more »

User Research for Product Managers by Yue Wu

BY Andres Phillips on July 2, 2020

The product manager is the voice of the user. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Yue Wu – Head of Product for Home & Local Services at Yelp – gives some stories and tips for understanding users and how to be more convincing as a product manager. This talk also includes a Q&A session at […] Read more »

Engaging with Remote Customers in Discovery by Audrey Cheng

BY Imogen Johnson on July 1, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this Mind the Product APAC talk Audrey Cheng, VP Product at Pushpay, discusses the challenges of remote discovery, and reveals how she and her team have developed a practice to ensure better customer engagements that yield more value. Watch the talk in full or read on for a detailed overview. Her key points include: Data […] Read more »

How Gousto Unlocks Value With Discovery Teams

BY Dominic Sando on June 16, 2020

At most high-growth startups, engineering time is scarce, and targets are high. If you work on the wrong opportunity for a few months, you run a significant chance of missing your results. So how do you get the maximum amount of value out of a resource-constrained tech team? Product manager Nicolas Hemidy and I put our […] Read more »

Remote Discovery - Teresa Torres on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 22, 2020

We’ve heard it again and again – these are odd times; we’re not working remotely, we’re working during a crisis; this is not the new normal. You’re not working the same way, and your customers have different needs than they did a month ago. We turned to Teresa Torres – our first repeat guest! – […] Read more »

Where Physical Meets Digital by Lucy Gill

BY Andres Phillips on January 27, 2020

For companies that are used to creating and managing physical products, the shift to digital can be quite challenging. In this ProductTank London talk, Lucy Gill, Founder of Digills Consulting gives some insight into these challenges. She takes us through: Things that catch companies off guard Why established businesses struggle Examples of physical and digital products […] Read more »

Product Discovery or Product Delivery: How do you Decide?

BY Philipp Krehl on July 11, 2019

What’s the fundamental difference between product discovery and delivery or execution? The degree of uncertainty. The degree of uncertainty should determine whether you need to run product discovery or whether you can begin to deliver a solution to your customer. Why is it Important to Know the Degree of Uncertainty Upfront? Let’s walk through three hypothetical […] Read more »

How we set up our Team for Continuous Product Discovery

BY Alexander Hipp on June 20, 2019

The Dilemma With Product Discovery Usually, we use a discovery period intending to understand the users’ problem, define a solution, and then decide what to build in the so-called “delivery”. Many companies have their specific budgets for these week or month-long periods and a super-important meeting at the end of the discovery to present the […] Read more »