Managing mature products — Simple steps to success

BY Eira Hayward on January 24, 2022 for Prioritised Members

Not every product makes it to maturity, but every product does potentially have a lifecycle of growth, maturity, and decline. In this post, we explore what steps product managers can take to ensure that a mature product continues to thrive over time. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Product experimentation pitfalls and how to avoid them

BY Imogen Schels on January 23, 2022

Experimentation can add real value to your product. It’s certainly a must-have tool for your product manager toolkit, if used correctly. Used incorrectly and you might find yourself heading in the wrong direction entirely — a point made by Jon Noronha, in his 2018 ProductTank Francisco talk. This Sunday Rewind we jump back to this […] Read more »

Don’t let your first Product Requirements Document be your last

BY Adam Darcy on January 20, 2022

This post shares some fresh research on how product managers are feeling when writing a Product Requirements Document followed by a practical tool to hopefully solve this problem. This should help you to auto-generate PRDs with less time, less effort and – most importantly – less anxiety! […] Read more »

Navigating the peculiarities of the African product management ecosystem - Philips Nwachukwu on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 12, 2022

Philips Nwachukwu, Senior Product Manager, joins us on the podcast this week to talk about the unique challenges he sees for Product people working in Africa.   […] Read more »

Rerun: Making Better Predictions - Margaret Heffernan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 5, 2022

Predicting the future is hard. In this podcast episode, sponsored by Amplitude, we turn to Margaret Heffernan to learn how to do it better. If she can’t help, there’s no hope! […] Read more »

Quick read: How to influence decisions using research

BY Imogen Schels on December 27, 2021 for Prioritised Members

It’s fair to say that, sometimes, important business decisions are out of our control. In order to exercise more influence, our experts recommend doing research so that you can deliver findings and sway minds in order to make things happen. […] Read more »

How to lead your product — Part 3: Communication

BY Katie Cladis on December 9, 2021

The final part in Katie Cladis’s ‘How to lead your product’ series, will discuss how to lead in the context of communication. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: 6 Things a Product Manager Is Not

BY Imogen Schels on October 31, 2021

Very often we talk about what a product manager should do, what they need to learn, and how they fit into their organisation, but we like this 2015 post from Simba Sagwete detailing six key things a product manager should NOT do. From being too technical or too involved in marketing to being a data […] Read more »

It’s all about the outcome by Georgie Smallwood

BY Eira Hayward on October 25, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA keynote Georgie Smallwood, CPO at Tier Mobility, explains why an understanding of outcomes and impacts are essential to successful product management. In brief: Outcomes are an important component of a successful business, along with strategy, purpose, and skills. What we want to deliver is impact – if there’s a great roadmap, […] Read more »

How I got my job in product - Alexandra Craciun

BY Louron Pratt on October 6, 2021

Alexandra Craciun is a senior product manager at the Ministry of Justice (Moj) Digital and Platforms. She was previously at Sainsbury’s as a product manager. Here’s how she got into product. Roles and responsibilities I’m part of a team formed of 4 DevOps Engineers, 2 Python Engineers and a Delivery Manager. My typical day usually […] Read more »