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How Culture Add Changes the Conversation on Hiring

BY Eli Montgomery on June 25, 2019

You might know the term culture fit. You might even use it day-to-day, but hiring for culture fit could be having a hugely detrimental effect on your product organization. You may be limiting your ability to meet customer needs because of an unconscious bias across your organization. It can happen in any team, even in […]

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Empowered Product Teams by Marty Cagan

BY Petra Wille on June 7, 2019

At this year’s MTP Engage conference in Hamburg I had the pleasure to introduce my personal product management idol Marty Cagan to our audience. He spoke about one of his favourite topics: empowered teams. He started by asking the question why more companies don’t truly empower their teams – because everybody knows that empowered teams […]

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World Product Day: Organization as a Product by Neville Reeves

BY Mateo Fernández on May 27, 2019

At ProductTank Montevideo (Mvd) we celebrated World Product Day earlier this month with a presentation from an awesome product leader, VP of Product Strategy at Rootstrap, Neville Reeves. Neville took us through how he used new mental structures to change the status quo of the company and looked at how you can rethink an organization […]

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How to Innovate - Ryan Jacoby on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on May 22, 2019

Ryan Jacoby is an expert on innovation, but not, perhaps, on optimising book titles for SEO – his book, Making Progress, is a guide on how to ensure that your team is open to and successful at innovation. Ryan has been working in the field since his undergraduate days, when he became the first person […]

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4 Keys to Empowering Your Product Team

BY Jessica Hall on May 21, 2019

Empowerment. It’s a word that business leaders often use to fire up their teams. But in all likelihood it causes those teams to groan, and not just because it’s a management buzzword. So why does something that is supposed to be good go wrong? It goes something like this: The organization is growing and the […]

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The State of Product in AsiaPac

BY Emily Tate on May 17, 2019

I’m quite excited about the future here. Seeing the speed with which the industry has changed- it has been amazing to be a part of, so I’m really positive about it. Silvia Thom, Senior Director of Product at Zalora Asia may be the future for many areas of business and culture, but in product it […]

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What do Product Managers Want From Their Bosses?

BY Petra Wille on May 14, 2019

What is the job of a product leader? How should a Head of Product, a VP of Product, or a Product Team Lead behave? Many articles have been written on this subject, most of them either by product consultants or people holding one of the above titles. But what if we ask these questions to […]

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The ABCs of Product - Melissa Perri on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on May 8, 2019

Melissa Perri is the product manager’s product manager – she’s able to do the job, explain it, and teach you how to do it better.  So when we got her on the line, we covered everything… including Japanese deployment strategies, Marmite and peanut butter, product leadership and team organisation, how companies scale, how to pick […]

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Tell Better Stories - Donna Lichaw on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on May 1, 2019

Over the course of her career, Donna Lichaw has moved from Design and UX to Product – consulting with teams, giving keynotes and working with leadership groups – but what she’s always focused on is storytelling.  Now a coach  – “I just won’t help people build products, I help them build themselves,” she says – […]

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Product Management, a Risky Business by Lucie McLean

BY Graeme Goulden on April 26, 2019

Lucie McLean, Head of Children’s Product at the BBC, kicked off her #mtpengage Manchester talk with a nostalgic trip involving TV character Mr Benn – who keeps going back to the same costume shop to equip himself for a party which he may or may not attend. He always comes back with some evidence of the […]

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