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What's in the DNA of product people?

BY Jase Clamp on June 6, 2019

I’ve spoken with many product people around the world, and spent the last two years deeply considering the foundations of product management. This post delves into the DNA of product people. […] Read more »

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 […] Read more »

User Research and Psychology by Mona Patel

BY Annie Witcombe on March 4, 2019

Mona Patel is the customer experience expert behind the UX-led innovation and design company Motivate Design. She uses her knowledge of design research and ergonomics to deliver “mind-spinning” solutions to companies with customer-related research problems. But how does she spin their minds? How does she find the insights inside their data? She naturalises the research contexts. […] Read more »

Using Psychology to Supercharge Your Products by Joe Leech

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 7, 2018

In this #mtpcon London talk, Joe Leech shows us how, in order to design products that people love, we need to create experiences that fit into what people’s existing mental models predict for them. Procedural Knowledge Declarative knowledge is specific facts that we find hard to remember. Because facts are hard to remember, we convert […] Read more »

Indistractable: How to Master the Skill of the Century by Nir Eyal

BY Nir Eyal on August 17, 2018

Is the world more distracting than it used to be? It certainly seems that way. Not just when we’re walking down the street, but at work, and with our families and friends as well. Have you ever sat down at your desk to do some important work, but found yourself unable to escape email or […] Read more »

How can you Respond to the Rise of the Privacy-Conscious Consumer?

BY Jenny Wanger on April 30, 2018

When Elon Musk hopped on the #deleteFacebook bandwagon, it became clear that, in light of Facebook’s issues with Cambridge Analytica, public perception of internet privacy is changing. As a researcher on attitudes to digital privacy and an advocate for user-friendly privacy practices, I’m excited by these developments. I’ve been following the conversation and have started to see evidence […] Read more »