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Out of the Fog by Holly Donohue

BY Andres Phillips on January 23, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Holly Donohue, Product Director at Aquila Heywood takes us through their product team’s journey from a waterfall business to one focused on agile. The key points of her talk include: Problems as a waterfall business Making the adjustment to agile Achievements since the transition Watch the video to see […]

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What's the Worst That Could Happen? By Roisi Proven

BY Andres Phillips on January 6, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Roisi Proven, Product Manager at Gower Street Analytics, considers the worst that could happen to digital products if we only ever think about the good and never the bad. She answers the question: ‘What’s the worst that could happen to digital products today?’ by suggesting: Imagine the worst Running a Black […]

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How Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 8, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Jonny Schneider, Product Strategy and Design Principal at ThoughtWorks, discusses how using all of design thinking, agile, and lean means we can build better products. Key points: You should try to use design thinking, agile and lean when building your products Testing and learning with real people, using real software in […]

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Imaginary Research - How to Design More Human Stuff by Kate Nightingale

BY Andres Phillips on November 5, 2019

People don’t buy products, they buy the symbolic meaning behind these products. In this ProductTank London talk, Kate Nightingale, Founder of Style Psychology, takes us through the steps of imaginary research and teaches us how to design more human stuff. Her key points include: Applying research findings Steps of imaginary research Watch the video to see […]

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Testing Business Ideas - David Bland on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 30, 2019

David Bland is the CEO and Founder of Precoil, an author, and a long-time practitioner of agile and lean startup.  He joined us on the podcast to talk about how to create focus around what matters to your users by using different testing methodologies – a topic he and Alex Osterwalder cover in their book, […]

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How Medicine and Research Translates to Patients by Shree Patel

BY Andres Phillips on October 28, 2019

How can scientists translate the exceptional work they do in research and creating medicine into better patient care? Shree Patel – Director of Clinical Operations at Achilles Therapeutics answers this in her talk at ProductTank London. Shree explains these key points in her talk: Cell therapy Personalized medicine Product development in medicine Watch the video to […]

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How to Make Product Decisions With Transparency and Trust

BY Ellen Gottesdiener on October 24, 2019

Product managers can make better decisions if they’ve built transparency and trust with their team. How these decisions are made is also important, and it requires a clear and collaborative process. Here’s a straightforward framework for collaborative decision making that is founded in transparency and trust. Product Decisions Product decisions are either tactical or strategic. […]

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Data Science and Digital Businesses by Ali Gulez

BY Andres Phillips on October 18, 2019

In this talk at ProductTank London, Ali Gulez, a data scientist at Trainline gives a lesson in data products and their impact on business. Ali takes us through the role of data science in an organization and dives deeper into the following key points: Data products Segmentation Hierarchy of needs Watch the video to see […]

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How to Involve the Entire Organization in Your Agile Transformation

BY Ben Newell on October 10, 2019

When product and engineering teams adopt an agile way of working, it’s all-to easy for them to leave other departments in the organization behind. But, there are techniques you can use which help to make your agile transformation more acceptable for everyone else in the business. Agile transformation, undoubtedly two words that strike fear into […]

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Shape Up - Ryan Singer on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 9, 2019

Basecamp is well known for its approach to product development – after starting out as an agency (37 Signals), it realised that the tools it used to manage its own projects would have value for others.  What followed was a bootstrapped journey to creating an entire suite of products, using Basecamp’s own approach on how […]

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