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3 Reasons why you Should go to ProductCamp

BY Janna Bastow on March 19, 2019

ProductCamp is where it all started for me, and I get a particular feeling of joy when it comes around each year. These are the things I love the most about it: The Open Agenda When I tell someone about an upcoming ProductCamp often the first question they ask is “Who’s speaking?”. Most events have a […]

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Prioritization: How to get rid of Those Pesky Bugs?

BY Emily Tate on March 18, 2019

As a product consultant and trainer, I hear a lot of similar questions over and over. Many are what you might expect and are regularly debated on Twitter: “What’s the difference between a product manager and a product owner?” “How should I manage my roadmap?” “Do product managers need to know how to code?” But […]

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There's a new Band in Town: Building Fan Tech by Carl Norberg

BY Graeme Goulden on March 15, 2019

Creating magic (moments) is what sport is all about – in theory. But it applies to product development too. At #MTPEngage Manchester we had a great opportunity to combine both of these elements with Carl Norberg’s talk about Fantom – a wearable band that brings you closer to your chosen sports team. User engagement is central […]

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How Humanising Your Product can Make all the Difference

BY Megan Sayers on March 14, 2019

For a bootstrapped product start-up, investing in visual design and illustration to humanise your product can seem like a low priority. You’ve bugs to fix, marketing to fund, and a user feedback log as long as your arm. Delightful touches, like illustration, are a luxury for those with six-figure investment, surely? A nice to have […]

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Take Control of Prioritisation - Holly Donohue on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 13, 2019

Before financial software provider Aquila Heywood transformed how it approaches prioritisation, it had a backlog that was more than 20 years long and its projects took about seven years to release.  Product Director Holly Donohue was part of the team that changed how the business approaches its work, so that it now sees value being […]

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How to Foster Healthy Communication When Your Team is Distributed

BY Cassidy Fein on March 12, 2019

Building and sustaining a healthy team culture and communication is a large part of being a successful product manager. Since product managers don’t directly manage other team members (except for other product managers), and your unit of delivery is your team, influence and inspiration are vital for ensuring your team is happy, healthy, and productive. […]

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Product Growth = People Growth by Nilan Peiris

BY Adam Warburton on March 8, 2019

In this #mtpengage Manchester talk, Nilan Peiris of Transferwise talks about simultaneously growing a business and growing its people, and how the two aren’t at all mutually exclusive – in fact, it’s the exact opposite. Money transfer service Transferwise has undergone phenomenal growth and now moves over £3 billion a month, saving its customers more […]

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A Product Manager's Approach to Building Integrations for SaaS Software

BY Rajat Harlalka on March 7, 2019

Software as a service (SaaS) has become much more attractive to customers as SaaS companies embrace the idea of offering rich integrations with other platforms. All of which means that open APIs have become an important aspect in driving growth, because a stellar API means that it becomes easier to integrate with your SaaS. Easy […]

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How to Influence Without Power - Tim Herbig on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 6, 2019

Tim Herbig has made many mistakes (who hasn’t?). Fortunately for us, Tim not only owns up to his mistakes, he’s written a book to help the rest of us avoid making the same ones.  We’ve all had issues with how to work best – not only within our individual teams, but with the rest of […]

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How to Further Your Product Management Career in Asia

BY Kenneth Chin on March 5, 2019

Like everywhere else in the world, digital product managers are in high demand in Asia. It’s still a relatively new role in this part of the world and the supply of local talent is limited. Not many people have heard of product management let alone know what it takes to be good at it. Like […]

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