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The influence of psychological safety on product management

BY Sebastian Straube on July 20, 2021

Psychological safety has recently become one of the buzzwords in many workplaces. Many leaders might understand its importance but they often misunderstand what exactly it means and how to establish it. […] Read more »

Integrating social responsibility into product development

BY Kevin Mireles on July 6, 2021

It’s time to add socially responsible to the current product-development trifecta of desirable, feasible and viable. It’s no longer enough to focus on building products that are desirable for customers, feasible to build, and viable for our organizations. We need products that are socially responsible as well. […] Read more »

How To Prioritise Ethical Practice as a Product Manager

BY Imogen Schels on February 19, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this Product Ethics panel for Mind the Product members, Martin Eriksson is joined by Cennydd Bowles, Kathy Pham, and Pavani Reddy to discuss ethical product practice. Watch the panel in full! About our Panellists Cennydd Bowles – Author, Future Ethics Cennydd Bowles is a designer and futurist with nearly two decades of experience advising […] Read more »

The Ethical Challenges of Building Dating Apps

BY Ana Kirova on February 19, 2021

Dating apps occupy a strange place in our world. We operate within people’s intimate lives and as a product team, we build exceptional expertise on attitudes towards dating, sex and connection. This means we carry great responsibility and are always aware of the decisions we make. To us at Feeld, ethics have been something so […] Read more »

Responsible Thinking for Product Managers - Expert Advice and Steps for Success

BY Eira Hayward on February 18, 2021 for Prioritised Members

So many missed that a profanity filter would prevent the residents of Scunthorpe from creating an AOL account, that the use of sat navs could ruin previously quiet streets for their residents, or that a social network for university students would end up interfering with democracy. Building responsibly isn’t a headline topic for every product manager. Mozilla […] Read more »

How To Make Ethical Choices When Developing Software – Common Questions, Answered

BY Pavani Reddy on February 16, 2021

There are some questions about the practice of “ethical product development” that I’m asked all the time from folks actively working on products. For example, how do you define an “ethical” product? Or who should lead ethical product development? And, can you really make a difference from inside an organisation? Below, I answer the eight […] Read more »

All These Worlds Are Yours by Cennydd Bowles

BY Jon Horvath on December 11, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Cennydd Bowles, Designer and Author of Future Ethics, highlighted how, as an industry, we will not survive the 21st century with the over-quantified methods of the 20th and must prioritise ethical practice as a fundamental part of the product process. Watch the video to see his talk in full. […] Read more »

Predictive Tech and Data Ethics: Part 2 - It’s Time To Operationalise Data Ethics

BY Nathan Kinch on October 14, 2020 for Prioritised Members

Following on from Predictive Tech and Data Ethics: Part 1 – the Pros and Cons our intention with this post is to help individual practitioners and business leaders better understand our rationale behind why data ethics matters and how it can be done better. This isn’t about feel-good principles-based statements, it’s about effectively operationalising data […] Read more »

Predictive Tech and Data Ethics: Part 1 - the Pros and Cons

BY Eira Hayward on October 9, 2020 for Prioritised Members

As someone once said, technology companies are quick to focus on what they can do, but not so quick to examine “the how they do it”. Predictive technology may be speeding up digital transformation and be an integral part of our digital lives, but it comes with implications for data privacy and the potential to […] Read more »

The Black Mirror Test - Roisi Proven on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on March 25, 2020

A couple of things we’re hearing people talk about a lot this week are how they’re adjusting to working in a different way, and how they are adjusting their strategies to deal with the current situation. These are situations that are fraught with the possibility for unintended consequences – something Roisi Proven covered in her […] Read more »