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Uncovering the Truth by Janice Fraser

BY James Gadsby Peet on January 18, 2019

Most big companies have one thing in common with America, that they’ve been dominant for a very long time but are now struggling. They’re seeing the same challenges about how to change so they can be resilient and grow in the world as it is now. It’s a situation that forces us to reflect on […]

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Tales from the Marketplace by Ivan Gadeschi

BY Annie Witcombe on January 17, 2019

Ivan Gadeschi is a product management professional who works as Head of Product for temporary job agency Syft. Over time, Ivan has navigated a variety of uneven marketplaces with great skill and tact. He often faces challenges in business-to-business markets, so he has created a set of simple but effective solutions to use in this […]

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Podcast: How to Persuade People with Ben Newell

BY The Product Experience on January 16, 2019

Ben Newell was the first guest we got by recommendation. After giving a talk on persuasion techniques at ProductTank Dallas-Fort Worth, it was a no-brainer for us: this is a key skill for anyone whose job includes wrangling tricky stakeholders, herding teams or presenting to senior management – an area where in which we’d all like […]

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Is Contract Product Management as Scary as it Sounds?

BY Jobina Hardy on January 15, 2019

There aren’t many fixed-term contract roles for product managers in the UK. Job-board figures in major UK cities, including London and Manchester, indicate that just 10% of the market is fixed-term contract work. This is counter to the trend towards portfolio careers across many industries and disciplines, with more and more people feeling the benefit […]

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How can Enterprise Product Managers Attain Maximum Insight From Limited Datapoints?

BY Nancy Wang on January 14, 2019

Not surprisingly, when you’re looking for customer validation for B2B products, there simply aren’t as many datapoints to draw from in enterprise product management as there are for consumer products. Therefore, every interaction counts and your enterprise sales force becomes one of your closest allies when gathering requirements and validating product assumptions. The following are […]

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Maximum Possible Products by Sally Foote

BY James Gadsby Peet on January 11, 2019

In this #mtpcon London talk, Sally Foote of Photobox had us consider that most product managers don’t work on greenfield products that allow them to design minimum viable services. The majority work with services and technologies that they didn’t design and which on the surface don’t meet their own or their user needs. She says […]

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A day in the Life of an MTP Engage Manchester Attendee

BY Adam Warburton on January 10, 2019

We’ve been planning MTP Engage Manchester for almost a year now, and we’re confident we’ve put together a conference that’s representative of this epic city and showcases the best that the North of the UK has to offer. We’re product managers who have designed the entire MTP Engage experience for product managers – so what […]

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Product Management Job Hunt: How to get an Interview and Nail it

BY Kostas Sirvydis on January 8, 2019

Whether you are moving from a product management position from one company to another or hunting for your first job in product management – it’s an exciting journey full of ups and downs. I‘ve recently been job-hunting in London and I want to share what I learned during the process. How to Present Yourself in […]

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How to Give a Great Product Talk

BY Gibson Biddle on January 7, 2019

Have you ever watched a speaker and said to yourself, “I could do that!”? Are you interested in building your network to accelerate recruiting or to discover new opportunities? Or, like me, do you love new creative outlets and teaching? If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then I hope you enjoy […]

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High-performing Teams by Richard Banfield

BY James Gadsby Peet on January 4, 2019

In this mtpcon London talk, Richard Banfield looks at what makes high-performing teams work. Building High-performing Organisations Continuous improvement can act as a powerful cultural change agent: cycling coach David Brailsford knows this and he was able to reinvent British Cycling as a result. Since the implementation of Brailsford’s changes, British Cycling has experienced success […]

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