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MTP Prioritised: AMA with Mina Radhakrishnan

BY Imogen Johnson on August 6, 2020

In this Prioritised AMA, we put your questions to Mina Radhakrishnan – co-founder of Sydney based property tech startup, :Different. Starting her career as a business analyst for Goldman Sachs, Mina later joined Google as a member of the Associate Product Management program, before moving to ModCloth as one of their first product managers. Mina’s […]

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Machine Learning for Product Managers - A Quick Primer

BY Alexey Kutsenko on August 4, 2020

Currently, there are thousands of products, apps, and services driven by machine learning (ML) that we use every day. As was reported by Crunchbase, in 2019 there were 8,705 companies and startups that rely on this technology. According to PWC’s research, it’s predicted that ML and AI technologies will contribute about $15.7 trillion to global GDP by 2030. It’s obvious […]

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What World Class Product Management Teams Do Differently, By Jeff Lash

BY Andres Phillips on August 3, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Jeff Lash (VP & Group Director at SiriusDecisions – acquired by Forrester) gives some insight into high-performance product management teams. Studying high-performance teams is important, but one must understand what the right things to replicate are. His key points include: Customer Understanding Product Portfolio Investment Decisions Product Innovation and Lifecycle Process […]

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The Lost art of Backlog Management

BY Nigel Farmer on July 16, 2020

Product management is still a young discipline, and the methods that we use are evolving all the time. Currently in the product community, topics such as product discovery, theme-based roadmaps and outcomes vs outputs are all very much in vogue, and rightly so. These are all helping to move our craft forward, and enabling teams […]

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Why Product Managers Must Learn to say "I Don't Know"

BY Stanisław Plebanek on July 14, 2020

As product people one of our most important skills should be the ability to say no. We may have to use it when the stakeholders want to implement certain features or when the developers at our startup try to refactor the MVP code. But there is an additional power that you should master when developing […]

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Presenting for Product Managers - Develop Your Skills for Every Situation

BY Eira Hayward on July 10, 2020

Like it or not, presenting and public speaking are vital skills for a product manager. You may have to beat down your imposter syndrome when you stand up and speak, but mastering these skills will ensure you can communicate confidently, present complex ideas to stakeholders, and share your vision, strategy and plans effectively with your […]

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What Makes A Good Product Manager? by Moe Ali

BY Andres Phillips on July 9, 2020

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Moe Ali – currently the CPO at Airborne – gives us some insights into the classic archetypes and characteristics of a good product manager, covering: The balance of product discovery vs delivery Some of the archetypes of product managers What practices make a good product manager Product Discovery vs Delivery A typical […]

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Dispelling the Biggest Fallacies of Product Management

BY Manpreet Ghuman on July 7, 2020

Product Management has become an incredibly sought-after career path for people with all kinds of backgrounds and expertise and, while the discipline is crucial to the success of modern business, it’s still very much in a state of development. As a result of all of those factors, it’s very easy to discover myths and product […]

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Soft Skills for Product Managers by Brant Cooper

BY Andres Phillips on June 30, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Brant Cooper, CEO and Founder of Moves the Needle gives some guidelines for dealing with uncertainty, no matter the size of a company, and reveals what soft skills can help product managers. Watch the video to see Brant’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of his key points: […]

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Finding a Framework for Strategy Insights

BY Nacho Bassino on June 22, 2020

Having the right insights is a critical component in creating a strategy. While this is very obvious and widely mentioned in every piece of strategy advice, the truth is that there are no resources that detail how to generate them. I’d like to change that by providing my experience of using a few ideation frameworks […]

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