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What's stopping teams from running experiments by Cameron Savage

BY Eira Hayward on June 24, 2022

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 Spotlight session, sponsored by LaunchDarkly, the company’s Principal Product Manager Cameron Savage looks at what stops teams from running experiments. […] Read more »

Product Systems: How to manufacture lightning in a bottle by Oji Udezue

BY Jon Horvath on June 13, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In his opening keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 day two, Oji Udezue, Product Lead at Twitter, examines the key elements needed to create impactful product systems that elevate everyone. […] Read more »

Learn from a world-class speaker line-up at #mtpcon SF+Americas

BY Emily Tate on April 25, 2022

We’re delighted to be bringing our flagship conference, #mtpcon, back to San Francisco next month. #mtpcon SF+Americas will be our first hybrid conference experience in San Francisco. […] Read more »

Hacking Your Product Career by Gibson Biddle

BY Gibson Biddle on December 12, 2019

As product leaders, we understand the value of experimentation. As we build products we develop hypotheses, execute experiments, then evaluate the results to determine what to do. But few product leaders apply this same rigor to their most important product: themselves. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk I describe how “Hacking Your Career” means embracing […] Read more »

Product, Society, and Ethics by Kathy Pham

BY Valerie Gee on September 20, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Kathy Pham reflects on the importance of asking societal and ethical questions in product organizations and asks how teams and companies can be more accountable in the future. Kathy, who is a Fellow at Mozilla, Harvard, and MIT with over 15 years’ tech experience in product, engineering, data and leadership, asserts […] Read more »

Be a Director, not a Manager by Fareed Mosavat

BY Valerie Gee on September 6, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Fareed Mosavat, Director of Product, Lifecycle, at Slack, shares his early career lessons on creativity from Pixar. He says being a great product leader is about being a director instead of a manager. Products have become much more complex over the last 20 years and an increasingly competitive […] Read more »

You Don't Own the Voice of the Customer by Tricia Wang

BY Emily Tate on August 30, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Can putting a product into the world really be harder than launching a spacecraft? In her keynote at #mtpcon San Francisco, Tricia Wang, Co-founder of Sudden Compass, says it can. While launching a spacecraft seems more complex, it all boils down to math, and there is scant unpredictability in the calculations. But you have to […] Read more »

Platform Management by Brandon Chu

BY Emily Tate on August 16, 2019 for Prioritised Members

At #mtpcon San Francisco, Brandon Chu, VP of Product at Shopify, provides some insight into what he considers the most interesting challenge in his career: managing platforms. In this talk he shares what platforms can mean for our product strategies, and what his team learned as they discovered how to build a platform at Shopify. […] Read more »

Why is Psychological Safety at Odds With the Way We Work?

BY Matt LeMay on August 6, 2019

In order to prepare for a talk I delivered at Mind the Product’s 2019 Leadership Forum in San Francisco I’ve spent the last couple of weeks applying the lens of psychological safety to the things I’ve experienced and witnessed in my product career. And I keep coming back to a messy but seemingly unavoidable conclusion: […] Read more »

Banish your inner critic by Denise Jacobs

BY Emily Tate on August 2, 2019 for Prioritised Members

What blocks us from doing our best work? This is the question that Denise Jacobs, author of Banish Your Inner Critic, asks us in the opening keynote of #mtpcon San Francisco. […] Read more »