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Changing the Weather Inside your Organisation by Tom Loosemore

BY Adam Warburton on February 22, 2019

In this #mtpengage Manchester talk, Tom Loosemore of Public Digital talks about how to create the right climate internally to do “good” product management, as often, it’s the internal climate that’s more than half the battle of building good products. To start, we first have to understand what we mean by digital. Public Digital define […]

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Product Management Fears and how to Face Them

BY Phil Osmond on February 21, 2019

In general we product people are a courageous bunch, but beyond our confident exteriors can reside a few honest (and I would argue, healthy) fears with which we wrestle, whether we admit to it or not! I have a secret, not one I talk about often, if at all. Yet it preoccupies me as I […]

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How Does Product Management Give you the Best Chance of a Successful Digital Transformation?

BY Liz Love on February 19, 2019

Moving from project-based thinking to product-based thinking is an essential part of delivering a successful digital transformation. What are the benefits of taking on such an initiative, and how does product management give you the best possible chance of success? What is Digital Transformation? Digital transformation is “the use of technology to radically improve performance or […]

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How our Success is Killing us by Matt Stratford

BY Annie Witcombe on February 18, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Matt Stratford, Senior Product Manager at Elsevier, shares a reminder that the Earth cannot sustain the level of consumption our modern society has built. For the sake of the planet, Matt suggests “product management for good”. Product managers are among the most entrepreneurial people in the world and embody the […]

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Want to Write, but Don't Think you can? How to Face Your Fears

BY Emily Tate on February 14, 2019

Last week, I was at a conference where people were invited to offer their expertise to others for conversation. Working at Mind the Product, I put forward a topic I know well, and decided to offer it on Twitter as well. Are you a #product person (founders – this is you!) at #SaaStrAnnual19 who has […]

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Why Product Thinking is the Future for Product Management

BY Sebastian Saboune on February 12, 2019

I believe the future of product management is product thinking. And product coaching is how we get there. I have worked with in product for most of my career. Building products for big corporates, small startups and scale-ups. Mostly I have been on the consulting side, meaning I have always had to hand over what […]

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We Can't Trust Technology Providers - Is It Time for a Code of Ethics?

BY Andrea Saez on February 11, 2019

In the day and age where data is king, users have now essentially become the product. Questionable actions by leading tech giants hit the news every other day – from Facebook spying on its users and selling data, to Apple admitting it degrades batteries on purpose to force upgrades – it seems users just cannot trust the […]

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Silence the Squeaky Wheel through Feature Prioritization

BY Jenny Wanger on February 7, 2019

Prioritization is challenging and stressful. Sometimes it’s because of micro-prioritization such as bug triage and moving one small fix in front of another. Other times it comes from the macro level: deciding to target new user growth versus lifetime value; spending time on user research or analytics; handling your manager’s feature request versus the tech […]

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Product/Market Fit is Failing Because of Your Company Structure

BY Bridget McMullan on February 5, 2019

Did you know that 42% of startups fail because no one wants to buy their product? For corporations, nearly 80% of new products fail each year for the exact same reason. So why are we still developing products no one wants? Product experts have tried to tackle this issue but they gloss over the impact a company’s structure […]

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Want to be a Product Manager? Just get out There and Make Products

BY Shaun Russell on February 4, 2019

Are you trying to break into Product Management? I’ll start with the bad news. There are a huge number of motivated, intelligent people who are looking for a first step on the ladder, and very few entry-level roles to go around. These budding product managers have many things in common. Most of them are familiar […]

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