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When you Look but Don't see: Agile as Performance

BY Rosemary King on July 8, 2019

While I’ve driven all of my adult life in the US, I’ve not had a UK driver’s license for the five or so years I’ve lived here. This year I decided to change all that and enrolled on an intensive driving course so I could knock it out in two weeks. Sadly after a couple […]

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The Aha Moment - Abdelrahman Wahba on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on June 26, 2019

Egyptian-born Abdelrahman (Abdo) Wahba co-founded popular Arabic audiobook site Iqraaly – but it wouldn’t have seen its current success unless Abdo had taken the time to analyse deeply what made customers stay loyal. To do that, he had to get to his “Aha moment”. Now based in Berlin as the Head of Product for the […]

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Crazy Busy Product People - Rian van der Merwe on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on June 19, 2019

The Head of Product at Wildbit, Rian van der Merwe has spent his career being crazy busy – and he’s had enough of it. He joined us to talk about slowing down to speed up, making sure your team(s) are productive, and managing yourself to provide the most value to everyone around you. Quote of the […]

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Product is Hard by Marty Cagan

BY James Gadsby Peet on June 17, 2019

We are all learning how to manage product in the internet age. There have been many successes and failures, and there are still lots more to come. Marty Cagan has worked at plenty of internet successes and failures, including eBay, Netscape and HP. He now heads up Silicon Valley Product Group, where he works with […]

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How to Establish Product Culture (With a Little Help From World Product Day)

BY Faye Benfield on June 13, 2019

Parkinson’s UK is a pioneering and driven organisation; we’re transforming our organisation to ensure we are fit for a digital society. Establishing agile and product culture is critical to us becoming a modern organisation that continuously improves. Cultural change is about changing behaviour and attitude, which is hard and takes time. We have around 500 […]

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Lean, Agile, & Design Thinking by Jeff Gothelf

BY Emily Tate on June 7, 2019

Good product development practices are supposed to be built upon alignment and shared understanding, Jeff Gothelf, Author of Sense & Respond tells us at #mtpcon Singapore. But often, organisations end up looking a lot like that painting in the classic scene from the movie Goodfellas: One dog’s going one way, the other dog’s going the […]

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Why Product Demos are so Valuable

BY Heather Parker on May 30, 2019

When you design and build a product, it is important that you regularly demo completed work with the team and key stakeholders. In Agile software development, so-called sprint demos are a key part of every iteration, but whatever product you’re building, be it an app, a website (or even a physical product), demos can be […]

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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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Mastering Design Sprints - Kai Haley on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 27, 2019

Kai Haley is Google’s Lead of Design Relations, but in her spare time she also looks after the company’s internal Design Sprint Academy. Jake Knapp (late of Google Ventures/GV) may have written the book, but Kai has run the sprints, trained the trainers, and has spent the last few years in the trenches. We had a […]

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Take Control of Prioritisation - Holly Donohue on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 13, 2019

Before financial software provider Aquila Heywood transformed how it approaches prioritisation, it had a backlog that was more than 20 years long and its projects took about seven years to release.  Product Director Holly Donohue was part of the team that changed how the business approaches its work, so that it now sees value being […]

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