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The Next Era of Technology by Marie Louise Gørvild

BY Arne Kittler on August 30, 2019

Every year, for MTP Engage Hamburg, we invite speakers from outside the mainstream product scene and ask them to contribute an additional perspective to stimulate discussion among our audience. This year we were very pleased to welcome Marie Louise Gørvild, Director of Techfestival Copenhagen, to present her view on the profound influence of product managers […]

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Don’t Worry About Being Cool with Petra Wille [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on August 28, 2019

We’re taking a short break from releasing new episodes for the month of August. We’ll be back with new interviews in September. But don’t despair! We’ve asked a few friends to pick some of their favorite episodes to re-broadcast in the meantime. This week’s pick comes from Mind the Product co-founder, Martin Eriksson. Martin Eriksson’s […]

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Why is Psychological Safety at Odds With the Way We Work?

BY Matt LeMay on August 6, 2019

In order to prepare for a talk I delivered at Mind the Product’s 2019 Leadership Forum in San Francisco I’ve spent the last couple of weeks applying the lens of psychological safety to the things I’ve experienced and witnessed in my product career. And I keep coming back to a messy but seemingly unavoidable conclusion: […]

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Why Feature FOMO Stalls Product Innovation

BY Brian Crofts on August 1, 2019

Messenger apps started as the simplest way to start a conversation online. Open the app. Select a person to chat with. Go. Today, those apps have seemingly endless ways for users to engage: video chat, send gifs, send emojis, send money, use a filter, buy and sell goods, play games, talk to bots, and more. […]

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Insights From the #mtpcon San Francisco Product Leadership Forum

BY Kate Bennet on July 23, 2019

As product management evolves, so do the challenges and questions facing product management leaders. At last week’s #mtpcon San Francisco Product Leadership Forum, senior product professionals got together to discuss the current hot topics of career paths, talent management, and psychological safety. Here are some of the insights that surfaced during this year’s forum. Theme […]

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The Product Mensch - Rich Mironov on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on July 17, 2019

Rich Mironov got his start in product with a a single, very demanding customer: Apple.  Realising it would be safer to diversify, he’s gone on to spend the last 30-plus years working with more than 90 organisations across the world in interim leadership roles and consulting.  He’s seen it all, and he shares his experience […]

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The Secret Weapon of Retrospectives – the Team Radar

BY Petra Wille on July 16, 2019

You know that moment when you realise that something is not quite right in the team? Often you think you know straight away what needs improvement, but for some reason the team can’t see what you’re seeing. What’s wrong with them? It’s so obvious! There’s nothing wrong with them. There’s a saying from the world of […]

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Lessons From the Little Blue Book by Joff Redfern

BY Annie Witcombe on July 10, 2019

Joff Redfern is vice president of Australian enterprise software company Atlassian. He previously spent seven years at LinkedIn and he shares his thoughts on the “best and most painful product lessons” of his product leadership career through a journal he calls “the blue book”. He discusses what he’s learned with ProductTank San Francisco. Joff was […]

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When in Product, do as the Romans do

BY Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos on July 4, 2019

The Roman legion was one of the best-run organisations of the ancient world, and outright the most successful military unit for the better part of eight centuries. This in itself makes it interesting for some (like myself) as a topic for study, but understandably it’s not for everyone. It is possible however, to learn how […]

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Sink or Swim: What can we Learn from the Vasa?

BY Simon Elliston Ball on June 28, 2019

One of the advantages of having customers to visit everywhere is that you get to see a lot of places. Recently I was lucky enough to get stuck in Stockholm after a meeting, and got the chance to visit the excellent Vasa museum. So what? What does the well preserved wreck of a 16th century […]

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