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Don't Forget the Motor City: Product Leadership Lessons From Motown

BY Emily Campbell on November 14, 2019

I’d always thought that Motown’s success was a combination of its talented stars and fortunate timing, but I recently learned that much of its success was down to a mastery of the power of the team – loosely coupled, highly aligned. The mindset and methods responsible for Motown’s huge success in its heyday are just […]

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Product Leadership in Financial Services by Hakim Mendjeli

BY Andres Phillips on November 11, 2019

What is product leadership? In this ProductTank London talk, Hakim Mendjeli – Managing Director of French Digital, shares his perspective and experience as a practitioner of product leadership in the financial services industry. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: An overview of […]

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How do you Make Your Mark as a new Product Manager?

BY Swapna Malekar on October 31, 2019

If you’re new to a product management job then it can often be very hard to get access to all the information you need. But I’ve found that by building relationships, setting the future vision, and having faith in your capabilities as a product manager you can carve out a place for yourself. One of the […]

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How do you Introduce Product Management Into a Business?

BY Adam Knight on October 29, 2019

You’ve just accepted a job offer – to introduce a product management function into a company. What can you expect? Where do you start? And how do you bring everyone in the organisation with you in the most inclusive and respectful ways possible? Here’s my experience of doing just that. Firstly, not having dedicated product […]

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Get Your People Performing as a Team

BY Rik Higham on October 22, 2019

If your product managers are performing well, but not as a team, it’s a problem—a problem you need to solve fast. Here I’ll explain a few methods, tried and tested at Skyscanner, that could also help you to improve your product management culture and community. When this issue surfaced at Skyscanner, we were a bunch […]

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Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum - Part 1

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 21, 2019

Held in the lovely Barbican Conservatory, this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum brought together a group of senior product leaders for the type of conversations that can only happen behind closed doors. As a result, all of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you won’t see any direct quotes, but […]

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Rediscover the Forgotten Art of Product Strategy

BY Tanya Cordrey on October 21, 2019

A strong product strategy is often neglected because of the absence of any strategic thinking in product teams. What can product managers do to make sure they give their product strategy the attention it warrants? Tanya shares her ideas for nurturing a strong product strategy from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum. It’s about […]

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Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum - Part 2

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 22, 2019

In Part 2 of our Product Leadership Forum recap, we take a look at yet more insights shared by a group of senior product leaders during #mtpcon 2019 (if you missed Part 1, take a look here). (All of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you won’t see any direct quotes, […]

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Insights from the #mtpcon Product Leadership Forum - Part 3

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 23, 2019

In Part 3 of our Product Leadership Forum recap, you can see an overview of the remaining insights from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum (if you missed them, you can take a look back at Part 1 and Part 2). (All of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you […]

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Practical Insights and Guidance at #mtpcon London Workshops

BY Imogen Johnson on October 17, 2019

Product people descended upon central London this morning for a series of Mind the Product training workshops, kicking off #mtpcon ahead of tomorrow’s conference. More than 400 conference attendees were up bright and early to join one of 14 workshops covering a range of topics from user research and stakeholder management to product roadmapping and […]

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