Getting the max from an MVP - Dan Olsen

BY The Product Experience on July 7, 2021

Want to make a veteran product person sad? Just ask them how they’ve used MVPs in the past.  Once you get past the sobbing, you’re likely to get stories of the myriad ways that a perfectly good experiment got turned into a v1 release. It doesn’t have to be like that! […] Read more »

Making your products trustworthy - Nathan Kinch

BY The Product Experience on June 30, 2021

You’ve optimised your product to solve a problem for your users. You’ve refined the sales funnel, built for scale, and made sure that accessibility is baked in from the start. Great job! But what about ensuring that your customers can trust it?  We talked with Nathan Kinch, an Entrepreneur and Digital Trust Expert, about the big […] Read more »

A culture of safety - Alla Weinberg

BY The Product Experience on June 23, 2021

You may have heard about Project Aristotle — an effort by Google that revealed Psychological Safety as the common element in their highest-performing teams. Understanding what that is — and how we can create a culture of safety in our teams — isn’t quite as easy. We spoke with Alla Weinberg, author of A Culture […] Read more »

Using maps as part of discovery - Simon Wilson

BY The Product Experience on June 16, 2021

We all know that discovery is important — but how it’s done is just as critical. Randy had the chance to collaborate with service design consultant Simon Wilson on a project recently, where mapping formed the basis for much of the discovery work. We invited Simon onto the podcast to talk about this approach. Featured […] Read more »

Hire Women! - Debbie Madden [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on June 9, 2021

Debbie Madden wants you to make better teams because she knows what she’s doing. The founder and CEO of NYC-based Stride Consulting, Debbie offers practical advice for hiring managers, anyone looking for a new job, or who wants to change the culture in their current organisation. And it’s not just that hiring for diversity is a lofty […] Read more »

The "Aha moment" - Abdelrahman Wahba [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on June 2, 2021

Egyptian-born Abdelrahman (Abdo) Wahba co-founded popular Arabic audiobook site Iqraaly—but it wouldn’t have seen its current success unless Abdo had taken the time to analyse deeply what made customers stay loyal. To do that, he had to get to his “Aha moment”. Now based in Berlin as the Chief Product Officer for the Offerista Group, […] Read more »

Product Management: What is the job, really? - Christian Idiodi

BY The Product Experience on May 26, 2021

The job of a Product person is hard to define. We’re a little of everything, depending on the day and what’s needed. The one thing we can all agree on is that it’s never really done. Christian Idiodi—partner at Silicon Valley Product Group—joins us on the podcast to break down what’s expected of us, what […] Read more »

Breaking the internet - Sudhir Venkatesh

BY The Product Experience on May 19, 2021

In 2008, Columbia University sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh published his first book, Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes To The Streets. A few years later, that got the attention of  Mark Zuckerberg, which led to a role working in Integrity for Facebook, and later, as Director of Social Science Research and Health Research […] Read more »

How to create a product strategy - Nacho Bassino

BY The Product Experience on May 12, 2021

In his new book, Product Direction: How to Build Successful Products at Scale with Strategy, Roadmaps, and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), Xing Product Director Nacho Bassino details the parts of the job that any senior product person needs to master – but which are really difficult to learn before you’re responsible for them.  We chatted […] Read more »

Building for success at every stage of product development - Cait O'Riordan

BY The Product Experience on May 5, 2021

Building and managing products is hard. Building an organisation that manages existing products, and is optimised to build new ones is exponentially harder — which is why we spoke with Cait O’Riordan, Chief Product and Information Officer at the Financial Times, for this week’s podcast. A veteran of the BBC and Shazam, she’s now working […] Read more »