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Bootstrapping a Product Team, by Ibrahim Bashir

BY Chris Massey on January 14, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Ibrahim Bashir, VP Product at Box, discusses different product management archetypes and when to bring each one into a team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Archetypes You end up defining how successful your product org will be at the point when you set […] Read more »

Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

BY Lisa Radel on January 8, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Marty Cagan, author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered”, explains the important role of product leadership in any great product company–and why it’s so hard to get right. Watch the video to see the talk in full or read on for an overview of Marty’s key points: Empower your teams by […] Read more »

The Product Decision Stack - Martin Eriksson

BY Chris Massey on January 4, 2021

Martin Eriksson – veteran product leader, and Mind the Product co-founder – presented his “Decision Stack” to ProductTank Lagos. It’s a way of connecting vision to action. Martin says the most common thing he hears from product people is the question “How do we know if we’re building the right thing?” – this fundamentally comes […] Read more »

Structuring and Scaling Product Teams by Roman Pichler

BY Lisa Radel on December 9, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Roman Pichler, Author of How to Lead in Product Management, discusses important aspects leaders should bear in mind when structuring and growing product teams. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Empower the Product People Any successful product organisation, Roman explains, needs empowered product people. He argues […] Read more »

Building Successful Product Development Teams, by Simon Colmer

BY Chris Massey on November 24, 2020

Simon Colmer (at the time of this talk, the Head of Development at Access NFP Websites) spoke to ProductTank London about a developer’s perspective on what it takes to build a successful product development team. As product people, team alignment is table-stakes, and it’s crucial that we factor in multiple perspectives to create diverse, empowered teams, so […] Read more »

Hiring and Developing Product Managers

BY Imogen Johnson on November 6, 2020 for MTP Leader Members

In this exclusive MTP Leader Panel, Kate Leto, Petra Wille and Eli Montgomery join Emily Tate to share their thoughts on hiring and developing product managers. Watch the session in full or read on for some highlights including our panellist’s take on what makes a good product manager, how to hire a junior, the importance […] Read more »

OKRs: So simple! So then why isn’t everyone using them?

BY Kim Atherton on November 5, 2020

Many of us are familiar with the history of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). When I first came across the methodology in 2013, I was wowed by stories of organisational alignment and focus from the likes of Google, Twitter and LinkedIn. I rushed out to buy John Doerr’s back catalogue. After 7 years of implementing OKRs […] Read more »

Where Does Product Fit? What's Being a CPO Really Like? Dave Wascha Tells All

BY Imogen Johnson on November 4, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this video, Zoopla’s CPTO Dave Wascha shares his take on the reality of the CPO role, where Product fits within the organisation, what skills product managers need to be successful, and more. Watch the session in full or read on for the top 5 highlights. About Dave Wascha Dave Wascha started as a product […] Read more »

The Challenge of Leadership: Asking for Help

BY Christian Miccio on November 2, 2020

As one of the leaders in a company, the buck stops with you. And while this is generally thrilling and also what you signed up for, it can occasionally be the source of headaches as well. Whether you’re the CEO, COO, the Head of Product or leading a business vertical – a particular area that […] Read more »

The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey

BY Petra Wille on October 23, 2020 for Prioritised Members

Back in 2016, I was working with the product organization of a larger tech company. They asked me to help every product manager on the team “understand the role of the product manager better,” and to help the product managers understand what “better” would actually look like. This was not an easy challenge and, although […] Read more »