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Can you be a Mom and a Product Manager? - Shelly Kalish & Karen Hershenson on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 21, 2020

“People are hard.” That’s what Mind the Product co-founder Janna Bastow said in her keynote speech at #mtpcon in 2017. As product managers, we have to deal with demanding, unreasonable people who hold us to unrealistic standards and want everything delivered yesterday – and as a parent, you have to deal with stakeholders and team members […]

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User Research Interviews - Robert Chokr on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 14, 2020

Talking to users is easy. Talking to them in a way that gets you useful information is hard. Using that information in a way that helps align stakeholders and teams on the path to building great products? That’s the hardest of all. Lucky for us, our guest on the podcast this week is Robert Chokr, […]

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Building Products in AsiaPac - Colin Pal and Adrienne Tan on The Product Experience [rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on October 7, 2020

As we’ve got an Ask Me Anything session with Colin Pal coming up soon (October 14th), we’re re-broadcasting this episode from earlier in the year so that you can get to know Colin and prep some questions for him! The AMA is for Prioritised and MTP Leader members so if you’re not a member yet, […]

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Accelerate Your Product Development - William Treseder on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 30, 2020

In our previous episode, Adam Thomas introduced how he uses a military technique (BLUF) for prioritisation. This week, former US Marine William Treseder – now co-founder and SVP of Product at innovation consultancy BMNT – joins us to talk about how he works with Government, Defense, Academic and Corporate clients to transform their innovation culture. […]

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BLUF Your Way to Success - Adam Thomas on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 23, 2020

The one thing every product person needs is a new acronym that comes from the military, and Adam Thomas is here to help. Sarcasm aside, Adam’s made good use of the BLUF technique: Bottom Line Up Front, a short template, clearly laying out what the team is working on and how they plan to do […]

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Perfection is the Enemy of Progress - Matt LeMay on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 16, 2020

Matt LeMay has a problem. He’s a content machine. He’s written 3 books (two books on product and one on the musician Elliot Smith), plenty of music, and much more – which means that he’s prone to going down a rabbit hole before sharing his work with a team. To combat that, he now employs […]

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Using Product EQ to Hire the Best Product Managers - Kate Leto on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 9, 2020

Product people love to study frameworks, techniques, and approaches that have worked at other companies. In Kate Leto’s new book, Hiring Product Managers: Using Product EQ to go Beyond Culture and Skills, she gives an overview of how to actually use those tools – both in building a team and day-to-day, as a product professional. […]

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Obviously Awesome: Positioning Your Product - April Dunford on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 2, 2020

April Dunford’s mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote on positioning was so good that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to dig deeper into the topic with her. This is one of the dark arts for many product people, and it has such a deep effect on everything else you do – take a listen to upgrade […]

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Building Quality Products - Stacy Kirk on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on August 26, 2020

Bugs are the bane of existence for product teams. They frustrate our users, ruin the best-laid plans, and screw up our sprints. Figuring out how to deal with them is a problem for many teams: do we have good acceptance criteria? How do we test? What’s better, unit tests or user acceptance testing? Who has […]

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The Science of Product - Holly Hester-Reilly on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on August 19, 2020

Is product management an art or a science? Holly Hester-Reilly, the founder of H2R Product Science and a former Chemical Engineer, uses her background to apply scientific principles and techniques to product development.  She joins us to chat about evidence-based product strategy, continuous discovery & delivery, and empowered teams. In this episode, sponsored by Amplitude, […]

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