How to effectively deal with and leverage ambiguity as product managers

BY Varun Kulkarni on March 14, 2023

Based on his personal experience as a product manager for 6 years and work done at Deloitte Consulting and Cisco Webex, Senior Product Manager Varun Kulkarni explains how to deal with ambiguity as a product manager. Read more »

Getting your product pricing strategy right

BY Louron Pratt on February 13, 2023

A not-so frequent topic for Mind the Product is the pricing strategy for your product and how to get it right. With help from product and pricing experts, we discover the key fundamentals for successfully executing this part of your product strategy. A pricing strategy is a model or method used to establish the best Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Product strategy for beginners, Part 2

BY Eira Hayward on February 12, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind takes us back to a 2022 post from Finnish product designer Lassi Liikkanen that runs through five steps to getting engaged with product strategy. The first step is to digest the business strategy, says Lassi. This means starting with observations of what pieces of strategy are offered “top-down” from the rest of the Read more »

Survey insights: How organisations are supporting product during economic downturn

BY Louron Pratt on February 10, 2023

In a recent survey, Pendo and Mind the Product asked over 500 product professionals how their work and their companies’ priorities have changed in response to current economic conditions. Here’s a snippet of what we found. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Product strategy for beginners, Part 1

BY Eira Hayward on February 5, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind is the first of a two-part post from product designer Lassi Liikkanen on product strategy. The post aims to get you productive and to understand why starting with a strategy is difficult. Lassi starts by looking at what the absence of a strategy means for a digital product: it’s possible as Read more »

How will ChatGPT change product management?

BY Eira Hayward on January 23, 2023

We look at the likely impact of the latest AI bot ChatGPT on product work and find out how product people are using it So… chatbot software ChatGPT. Have you played with it? Looked at how you might use it in your product? Do you welcome it or worry about its impact on the work Read more »

Getting out from the Valley of Despair in product

BY Sharon Feldstein on December 20, 2022

In this guest post, Sharon Feldstein, Head of Product at Affogata, discusses the journey of creating a new product, and how we can avoid falling into the Valley of Despair, a common problem that many product managers face. Read more »

The cargo cult in product management

BY Arfan Ismail on December 6, 2022

In this guest post, Product Manager, Arfan Ismail, explains why what has worked in one company—even if it worked spectacularly well—may not necessarily work in another one, and employs an example from World War II to help illustrate his point. Read more »

Creating a successful product strategy

BY Ian David on November 29, 2022

Effective product strategies are important for the success of any business selling products and knowing what one looks like is important. In this article, Ian David looks at what a product strategy is and lists 9 product strategies for setting your strategic vision for product offerings. Read more »

Make better decisions faster by Martin Eriksson

BY Jon Horvath on November 14, 2022

In his keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Martin Eriksson, Product Partner at EQT Ventures, co-founder of Mind The Product and co-author of Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams, discusses how clearly articulated Product Principles can result in strategy-informed decision-making. Read more »