June's top product management content

BY Eira Hayward on June 30, 2022

Hard on the heels of mtpcon Digital Americas in May, our mtpEngage conference in Hamburg returned in June after a two-year absence. This month we also aired podcasts with California’s Chief Technology Innovation Officer Rick Klau and Mark Tsirekas, VP of Product at nutritional science startup Zoe. Here’s a recap of our top posts this […] Read more »

Easy ways to avoid the product graveyard

BY Eira Hayward on June 27, 2022 for Prioritised Members

We all know most products fail, (as many as 90% of them, according to some reports) so let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons for this to happen. Here’s a list of key questions to ask yourself so that – hopefully – your product doesn’t have to fall into the same […] Read more »

May's top product management content

BY Louron Pratt on May 31, 2022

This month on the Mind the Product blog, we saw engaging sessions led by Marty Cagan and Nacho Bassino, as well as gaining insights into an awareness piece about mental health in the product community. Here’s a recap of our top posts from the past month. […] Read more »

Train your product team's brain to embrace optimism and pessimism

BY Jonny Schneider on April 28, 2022

High performing teams acknowledge the role of both optimism and pessimism and create systems of work that exploit their benefits equally. Let’s unpack optimism and pessimism, and look at ways to make the most of both in your team. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Your team is smarter than you are: why autonomous product teams work better

BY Eira Hayward on April 24, 2022

Today’s Sunday Rewind takes us back a few years to a post written by MTP Co-founder Martin Eriksson that delves into the causes of friction between teams in a business. Friction between teams kills momentum and speed. It’s bad for business and is the reason why we have libraries full of project management books and […] Read more »

Experimentation for product teams: Part 2

BY Eira Hayward on March 28, 2022 for Prioritised Members

Experiments are a quick and inexpensive way for product managers to validate and prioritise their ideas. In Experimentation for product teams: Part 1 we explore the types of experimentation product managers can use and at some of the pitfalls and challenges. But, to really understand experimentation, we want war stories! So, in this second part, we take […] Read more »

Don’t convince. Inspire! - Lessons on storytelling by Petra Wille

BY Andres Phillips on March 11, 2022

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA session, Petra Wille, Product Leadership Coach and author of STRONG product people, provides some tips and frameworks for product managers to improve their storytelling capabilities and silence their inner critics.  […] Read more »

February's top product management content

BY Eira Hayward on February 28, 2022

We’re another month into 2022, a month that saw Mind the Product run a successful focus week on roadmapping, and a leadership panel on navigating difficult relationships. Here’s a recap of our most-read articles from February. […] Read more »

Strengthening collaboration between business and product

BY Andres Phillips on February 22, 2022

In this #mtpcon session, Priscilla Anais, Associate Vice President of Product at Tokopedia, provides tips to help product teams improve collaboration, maximize their impact, and make work more delightful. […] Read more »

Taming the roadmap circus by Maarten Dalmijn

BY Andres Phillips on February 11, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA session, Maarten Dalmijn, then Head of Product at Rodeo, provides insight into what product managers can do differently during the roadmapping process to avoid turning the process into a circus. Watch the video to see his talk in full or read on for an overview of the key points: Communicating intent and […] Read more »