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Crazy Busy Product People - Rian van der Merwe on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on June 19, 2019

The Head of Product at Wildbit, Rian van der Merwe has spent his career being crazy busy – and he’s had enough of it. He joined us to talk about slowing down to speed up, making sure your team(s) are productive, and managing yourself to provide the most value to everyone around you. Quote of the […]

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In Search of a Better way to Measure Product/Market fit

BY Rajat Harlalka on June 18, 2019

Tech billionaire Marc Andreessen has been credited with bringing the term “product/market fit” into the mainstream lexicon in 2007. During my dealings with investors and product veterans, I’ve often heard that you can always feel when product/market fit is happening. Andreessen too gives us a vivid illustration of what product/market fit feels like in his […]

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Product is Hard by Marty Cagan

BY James Gadsby Peet on June 17, 2019

We are all learning how to manage product in the internet age. There have been many successes and failures, and there are still lots more to come. Marty Cagan has worked at plenty of internet successes and failures, including eBay, Netscape and HP. He now heads up Silicon Valley Product Group, where he works with […]

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Negotiate Like a Pro(duct Manager) by Garry Prior

BY Adam Warburton on June 14, 2019

In this talk from #mtpengage Manchester, Garry Prior, Director of Product at THG Ingenuity, explores how negotiation is central to being a product manager, and looks into key areas to focus on during negotiations. As product people we spend our working lives negotiating internally with colleagues and externally with customers and partners. Given this, you […]

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How to Establish Product Culture (With a Little Help From World Product Day)

BY Faye Benfield on June 13, 2019

Parkinson’s UK is a pioneering and driven organisation; we’re transforming our organisation to ensure we are fit for a digital society. Establishing agile and product culture is critical to us becoming a modern organisation that continuously improves. Cultural change is about changing behaviour and attitude, which is hard and takes time. We have around 500 […]

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MTP Engage Manchester is Back Next Year - and it Will be all About you

BY Adam Warburton on June 13, 2019

MTP Engage Manchester will be back on the 6th and 7th February 2020 – and better than before. We received lots of positive feedback and suggestions of what we might do differently after this year’s event, and we’ve listened to this feedback to pull together what we hope is a conference that beats expectations. Build, […]

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How we Learned to Build Users' Trust in a new Product Category

BY Emma K. Wells on June 11, 2019

I’m really proud to have been part of the team who launched Echo’s new website – our digital pharmacy users can now manage their medication from whichever device they like, without downloading our app. When we started building our web product, our plan was pretty simple: “Just build the same features as our mobile app […]

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Stuck in the Middle With Product Managers

BY Seb Aspland on June 10, 2019

Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right, here I am, Stuck in the middle with you Stealers Wheel, 1973 Martin Eriksson made famous the diagram below, showing how product managers are at the cross-section of business, tech, and UX (by the way, I’m not implying any of these groups are clowns or […]

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Empowered Product Teams by Marty Cagan

BY Petra Wille on June 7, 2019

At this year’s MTP Engage conference in Hamburg I had the pleasure to introduce my personal product management idol Marty Cagan to our audience. He spoke about one of his favourite topics: empowered teams. He started by asking the question why more companies don’t truly empower their teams – because everybody knows that empowered teams […]

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Lean, Agile, & Design Thinking by Jeff Gothelf

BY Emily Tate on June 7, 2019

Good product development practices are supposed to be built upon alignment and shared understanding, Jeff Gothelf, Author of Sense & Respond tells us at #mtpcon Singapore. But often, organisations end up looking a lot like that painting in the classic scene from the movie Goodfellas: One dog’s going one way, the other dog’s going the […]

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