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Can Product Culture Save Media? by Anita Zielina

BY Tobias Freudenreich on July 12, 2019

Anita Zielina’s keynote at this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg addresses the question of whether “product culture” can save the media industry. Anita, who is director of innovation and leadership at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, focuses on the underlying problem of how to change organizations that do not want to change […]

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Introducing the First Keynote Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2020

BY Graeme Goulden on July 11, 2019

MTP Engage Manchester returns in 2020 on the 6th and 7th February, and next year its focus will be you – your conference, built for the product community, by the product community. With such a strong product management community, we’ve chosen to hone in on you, and focus on personal and professional development and how […]

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Product Discovery or Product Delivery: How do you Decide?

BY Philipp Krehl on July 11, 2019

What’s the fundamental difference between product discovery and delivery or execution? The degree of uncertainty. The degree of uncertainty should determine whether you need to run product discovery or whether you can begin to deliver a solution to your customer. Why is it Important to Know the Degree of Uncertainty Upfront? Let’s walk through three hypothetical […]

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Lessons From the Little Blue Book by Joff Redfern

BY Annie Witcombe on July 10, 2019

Joff Redfern is vice president of Australian enterprise software company Atlassian. He previously spent seven years at LinkedIn and he shares his thoughts on the “best and most painful product lessons” of his product leadership career through a journal he calls “the blue book”. He discusses what he’s learned with ProductTank San Francisco. Joff was […]

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Lean Mean Product Machine - Dan Olsen on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on July 10, 2019

After leaving the Navy and working on nuclear submarines, Dan Olsen embarked on a career that has spanned enterprises and start-ups, consulting, speaking, writing, and running the Lean Product & Lean UX meetup. He joined us to talk about product/market fit: what it is, how to know when you have it, and how to achieve […]

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Lessons From the Space Race: 3 Steps to Better Product Decisions

BY Anna Buldakova on July 9, 2019

What makes a great product decision? The answer to this question is like the Holy Grail of product management: it promises success and prosperity but no clear evidence that it exists. In this post I examine the way I think about the path: what has worked for me and helped me grow as a product […]

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When you Look but Don't see: Agile as Performance

BY Rosemary King on July 8, 2019

While I’ve driven all of my adult life in the US, I’ve not had a UK driver’s license for the five or so years I’ve lived here. This year I decided to change all that and enrolled on an intensive driving course so I could knock it out in two weeks. Sadly after a couple […]

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When in Product, do as the Romans do

BY Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos on July 4, 2019

The Roman legion was one of the best-run organisations of the ancient world, and outright the most successful military unit for the better part of eight centuries. This in itself makes it interesting for some (like myself) as a topic for study, but understandably it’s not for everyone. It is possible however, to learn how […]

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ProductTank, the Black Mirror Edition by Amie-Rose Long

BY Nicola Edwards on July 3, 2019

Amie-Rose Long is a contract product manager at NBC Universal Media. In this ProductTank London talk she discusses the answers of three product managers to her question: “Give me your horror stories, spare no gory detail.” The stories reveal just how much the law of unforeseen consequences and ethical dilemmas can affect the decisions we […]

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How I Built an app Without Writing a Line of Code

BY Liam Smith on July 2, 2019

Once upon a time, if you wanted to create a new app or website and didn’t know how to code, you had few options: hire an expensive agency, scour the web for a decent freelancer, or learn to code. That meant investing a lot of your time or money, often without knowing if it would […]

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