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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 »

Building Products Asynchronously With a Distributed Team by Job van der Voort

BY Jon Horvath on December 28, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Job van der Voort, CEO of Remote and ex VP Product, GitLab, discusses how best to build products asynchronously with a distributed team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Culture of the Written Word Job challenged how we can build successful products when working […] Read more »

Remote Working: No Longer New, Just Normal

BY Imogen Johnson on December 25, 2020

In 2019, remote working was something many of us dreamt of, some of us had already sampled it, and a few of us simply had no interest in doing it at all. Now, at the end of 2020, we’ve all spent most of the year honing our home-working style and in this post, we’re recapping […] Read more »

The 10 Product Talks You Should Have Watched in 2020

BY Martin Eriksson on December 24, 2020

Whether it’s at one of our conferences or meetups, we host events in over 200 cities around the world and love to invite product people to take the stage, share their insights, and push our craft forward. This year we published 102 videos and you watched a staggering 920 days of video on Mind the […] Read more »

The Complete Guide to Building MVPs

BY Dmytro Zaichenko on December 10, 2020

The goals of a minimum viable product are centred around idea validation and execution, learning, experiments, and ways of minimizing the effort to bring a meaningful new product to market. For the majority of product owners, having an MVP is not a question at all, while some are still skeptical about spending time on this […] Read more »

How To Make a Success of Going Agile

BY Eira Hayward on December 8, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In June 2020 Mind the Product published a post from New Zealander Anthony Marter that really struck a chord with our community: based on a talk he’d given to Agile Auckland, his post argued that product management in an Agile practice is in dire need of a rethink. It’s been one of our most-read articles this […] Read more »