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SUNDAY REWIND: Rapid prototyping and product management by Tom Chi

BY Louron Pratt on June 13, 2021

Today we rewind back to 2015 at Mind the Product San Francisco. At this event, Tom Chi, founding partner at At One Ventures discusses the lessons he has learned during rapid prototyping. In his session, he shared key takeaways gained from integrating this into product management. Tom explains that creating a culture of learning is […] Read more »

Lessons learned from managing internal products

BY Ahmed Sulaiman on June 3, 2021

Working on an internal product isn’t different from any other publicly available product. You still have to understand the problem, clearly communicate the value, and make sure people get things done. The only difference is that your users also happen to be your teammates. […] Read more »

How to deliver digital products in complex non-digital organisations by Keith Merriman

BY Andres Phillips on May 31, 2021

What constitutes real product experience? In this ProductTank London talk, Keith Merriman, Senior Product Owner at The AA, explains how to deliver complex products and three things that helped him during his career as a product manager. […] Read more »

The new cybernetics: systems thinking for the 21st century by Genevieve Bell

BY Jon Horvath on May 7, 2021

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC keynote, Genevieve Bell, Director of the 3A Institute (3Ai), gives a whirlwind tour through the 75-year-old field of cybernetics, demonstrating how its transdisciplinary approach can be used to inform our product processes and systems. Watch the talk in full or read on for the overview. Mind the Product members can also […] Read more »

Practising “Best Practice” Product in the Context of B2B2B2C

BY Morgan Beschle on April 19, 2021

“Who are we building this for, the buyer, their customer, or the users?!” This was the Product and Design team I was leading in 2020 which focused on building and selling an enterprise-grade digital platform in healthcare. The complexity of this situation was consternating. Who were we supposed to serve, and how would we serve […] Read more »

Why we say Agile when you want to say chaos

BY Raquel Aymerich on March 25, 2021

Most people working in a tech environment have experience working with Agile methodologies. However, it’s very common to see that Agile principles and philosophy are not correctly interpreted and implemented. Some companies fall into the “Agile = speed increase” trap. They focus on how the technical team performs or delivers, but not on what matters: […] Read more »

You Can’t be Lean Unless You’re Agile

BY Janna Bastow on February 4, 2021

I see so much talk and confusion over what’s Lean and what’s Agile. The two terms can get used interchangeably, so much so that in some places they’re blended into one term, simply Lean-Agile (thanks again, SAFe 🙄). However in order to do our jobs effectively we need to be able to separate these two. […] Read more »

Lean Product Management by Itamar Gilad

BY Eira Hayward on February 1, 2021

In this talk to ProductTank Cardiff product management coach and one-time Google product manager Itamar Gilad looks at how to deal with uncertainty through lean product management. Itamar starts with a story from his former company Google and how it has dealt with social networking over the years. Google had a social networking service called […] Read more »

How to be Bad at Product Development - Josh Mahoney

BY Chris Massey on January 21, 2021

Josh Mahoney draws on his experiences of being inspired to solve real problems for real people and talks to ProductTank San Francisco about the dissonance between that drive to solve problems, and the reality of so many product roles. Surely the way to create great products that solve real problems is very straightforward: Create a better […] Read more »

Goal Setting in Product

BY Imogen Johnson on January 20, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this exclusive Prioritised member session, our panel discussed the product manager’s role in defining goals. Our experts answered questions such as how can we align teams and stakeholders around goals and what do we do when things start to go off track? The panel, moderated by Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product […] Read more »