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Prioritisation for Product Managers: Are we Doing it right?

BY Imogen Johnson on November 13, 2020

Prioritisation – we all have to do it and we all have different ways of getting it done. But what’s working well for you and where are your biggest stress points when it comes to this vital part of product management? To get an idea, we asked 55 Product professionals to share their thoughts, feelings and […]

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How Real Product Teams Make OKRs work: Extended Report

BY Timm Richter on November 3, 2020

The popular Objectives and Key Results framework (OKRs) can be a powerful tool, provided it’s understood and used correctly. With this in mind, we recently undertook a survey to understand how companies are using OKRs in the wild. Our survey was run in collaboration with Timm Richter, CEO of NEO Culture and former chief product officer at […]

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How Real Product Teams Make OKRs work: Survey Results

BY Imogen Johnson on November 3, 2020

In collaboration with NEO Culture, Mind the Product conducted a short survey on OKRs investigating their use in product teams in real companies. Now, the results are in. In this post, we’ll provide an overview of the survey results and, if you’re a Mind the Product member you can access an extended report including analysis […]

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Yes, Product Managers Should Project Manage

BY Victor wu on October 29, 2020

It’s a truism that product managers should not be project managers. They are different disciplines requiring different skill sets. But practically, as a product manager, you probably do at least some minimum amount of project management in your daily work, perhaps even to your frustration and dissatisfaction!  In this article, I address this apparent dissonance, […]

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Roadmaps & Prioritisation - Lessons Learnt the Hard way, by Ren Yi Hooi

BY Rebecca Freeman on September 29, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ren Yi Hooi –  then Product Director at RailsBank, shares her experience of  prioritization challenges in a fast pace organisation. Watch the video to see the talk in full, or read on for an overview of her key points: The challenges of prioritization in all stages of a product lifecycle Suggestions of […]

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How Real Companies Make OKRs work: Mind the Product and Neo Culture Investigate

BY Imogen Johnson on September 28, 2020

Like all tools, OKRs can be powerful if they’re understood and used correctly and so, in an attempt to help you get the most from the process and to better understand the benefits, effects, and challenges of OKRs, we’ve decided to investigate. In collaboration with NEO Culture, Mind the Product is conducting a short survey, […]

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Leveling Up in the Product World by Asha Haji

BY Andres Phillips on September 22, 2020

In her ProductTank London talk, Asha Haji, COO at Founders Academy explains how and why to treat your product management career like a video game. She teaches us how to level up in the product world by following these steps: Learn who you are Learn the moves Win boss battles Upgrade your gear Explore the world […]

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How to Avoid Product Discovery Pitfalls, by Navin Nair

BY Edward Kendall on September 14, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk Navin Nair, – Product Consultant and Chief Product Officer of JustPark, shares some of the common mistakes and pitfalls he finds Product Managers make during the product discovery process. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of the common mistakes he highlights, including: […]

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Teresa Torres Answers Your Product Discovery Questions

BY Imogen Johnson on September 10, 2020

In the latest Prioritised AMA, we were joined by Teresa Torres who took questions from the audience covering a long list of juicy discovery topics. From how to keep track of your team’s discovery efforts and why the process of discovery is just so damn hard, to effective ways to share discovery results and tips […]

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Strategic Thinking Skills for Product Managers

BY Eira Hayward on September 4, 2020

In Mind the Product’s state of product management survey late last year lots of you said that strategic thinking had been the most important skill in helping you advance your career but it’s certainly not an easy skill to master. We’ve gathered some advice from the community in an attempt to offer some clarity. At its […]

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