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5 Tips for Product Managers: Members Content Sneak Preview

BY Imogen Johnson on February 26, 2021

Experts featured in our Prioritised and MTP Leader content give us new product management ideas and insights every month. From the phases of a product career to finding your hidden stakeholders, here’s a sneak peek at 5 pearls of wisdom from our February content. 1. The Product Manager Career Path Has Three Stages In How […]

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How to use Storytelling to Create Powerful Product Demos

BY Kavir Kaycee on February 23, 2021

Storytelling is a powerful communication device. It goes back millennia to our hunter-gatherer days when we used to share over a campfire and entertain each other. How can we draw on these insights and use them in product demos? To answer this question, we have to remember that products are not just bundles of features. […]

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Goal Setting in Product

BY Imogen Johnson on January 20, 2021

In this exclusive Prioritised member session, our panel discussed the product manager’s role in defining goals. Our experts answered questions such as how can we align teams and stakeholders around goals and what do we do when things start to go off track? The panel, moderated by Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product […]

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The 10 Product Talks You Should Have Watched in 2020

BY Martin Eriksson on December 24, 2020

Whether it’s at one of our conferences or meetups, we host events in over 200 cities around the world and love to invite product people to take the stage, share their insights, and push our craft forward. This year we published 102 videos and you watched a staggering 920 days of video on Mind the […]

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Lessons from a Product Champion by Mary Poppendieck

BY Lisa Radel on December 4, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Mary Poppendieck, author of Lean Software Development and three other bestsellers, shares the most important lessons she learned as a Product Champion at 3M in the 80s and 90s. At the time, 3M’s film products were being replaced by digital and, according to Mary, it managed to survive […]

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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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