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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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Being Effective and Efficient in Product: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Johnson on August 19, 2020

At #mtpcon Digital 2020, we enjoyed 18 Breakout Session talks, across three days, from some of the best product people around. We’ve now released them all and in this final selection, discover how to be more effective and efficient in your role. Check out the videos to watch sessions with Bruce McCarthy, Jonathan Hassell, Amber […]

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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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