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5 difficult conversations and how to have them

BY Eira Hayward on August 30, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

Sunsetting a product, poor performance, telling leadership something they won’t want to hear — these are all tricky conversations that many of us have to have. Difficult conversations come with the territory when you’re a product leader, so what’s the best way to handle them? In this post, we’re guided by Denise Jacobs, the author […] Read more »

How to make remote collaboration work by Ingrid Odegaard

BY Andres Phillips on August 27, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk Ingrid Odegaard, Co-founder and CPTO at Whereby, shares some tips for making remote collaboration work on a day-to-day basis based on learnings from her own team and their customers. […] Read more »

A case study: Cross-departmental communication as a product

BY Mike Giannakopoulos on August 26, 2021

This is a different case study, with internal and in-direct deliverables across departments. A story of treating internal alignment as a feature at Transifex. Our story concludes with the outcomes of this achieved alignment. […] Read more »

Strategies for managing cross-functional teams

BY Eira Hayward on August 23, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

How do you foster a culture of ownership, accountability, trust, and openness in cross-functional teams? More importantly, how do you manage them for successful outcomes? We spoke to some seasoned product leaders about their experiences and understanding what works and what doesn’t when leading a cross-functional team. In brief Take time to observe the team […] Read more »

Resilient Management: AMA with Lara Hogan

BY Louron Pratt on July 29, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

In this AMA session for MTP Leader members Lara Hogan, author, public speaker, and coach, provided insights on how leaders can manage product teams in the tech industry. Watch the recording in its entirety or read on for the highlights, […] Read more »

Scaling product teams for fun and profit by Claire Vo

BY Jon Horvath on July 19, 2021 for Prioritised Members

Whether you’re going from 0 to 1, 2 to 10, or 50 to 100 it can be disorienting when your team size multiplies and product lines scale. In this #mtpcon Digital Americas keynote, Claire Vo CPO at Color, former CPO at Optimizely covers the skills, processes, and non-negotiables to rely on as your product org grows […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Transforming to a product culture

BY Louron Pratt on June 6, 2021

This weeks’ Sunday Rewind takes us back to 2017, where Silicon Valley Product Group partner Lea Hickman provides her perspective on how people work in the world of product. […] Read more »

Make the transition to product leadership

BY Eira Hayward on May 28, 2021 for Prioritised Members

Little in a company is more important than the successful transition to a leadership role — make good decisions as a senior leader and you’ll positively impact the business. Make bad decisions and your influence on the organisation will surely hit a bum note. But transition to product leadership isn’t always easy. McKinsey posits that 50% of […] Read more »

Achieve success with the Product Leader Map

BY Louron Pratt on May 7, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

In this interactive AMA session for MTP Leaders, Dave Martin, Executive Coach and Chief Product Officer at Fractional joins us to discuss how product leaders can achieve success using The Product Leader Map. We recommend reading Dave’s post Level up Your Product Function With the Product Leader Map where he introduces the idea, then watching […] Read more »

Building for success at every stage of product development - Cait O'Riordan

BY The Product Experience on May 5, 2021

Building and managing products is hard. Building an organisation that manages existing products, and is optimised to build new ones is exponentially harder — which is why we spoke with Cait O’Riordan, Chief Product and Information Officer at the Financial Times, for this week’s podcast. A veteran of the BBC and Shazam, she’s now working […] Read more »