Building Awesome Product Teams by Martin Eriksson

BY James Gadsby Peet on March 15, 2018

Summary: Build better product teams by hiring smart, diverse groups of people, getting out of the way, and focusing your teams on outcomes rather than outputs. It’s not About Products, it’s About People A lot of people think that product managers need to be experts in technology, user experience and business strategy. However, normally product […]

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Making Great Product Teams - The View From our Oslo Panel

BY Shubham Bhattacharya on March 12, 2018

#MusicMonday at ProductTank Oslo saw three speakers address a variety of topics, including disruptive products, experimenting with product teams, and an entrepreneurial journey. Tom-Tom Erik Isaksen, Davide Vitiello and Inge André Sandvik also got together for a panel discussion to explore what makes great product teams. They discussed five key questions:- What elements are required to make great product teams? What are […]

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Diogo Coutinho - AI in the Real World

BY James Gadsby Peet on March 9, 2018

Summary: Done properly, applied artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance the user experience across your product – providing value for your users and your organisation. However, you need to allow your users to make the final judgement, spend time training your model, build in feedback loops and be transparent about how you’re using AI. How to […]

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Lucia Adams - How to Innovate in Organisations That Don't Like Failure

BY James Gadsby Peet on March 6, 2018

Summary: In order to drive lasting and sustainable change, you need to be curious about the people you’re working with and explore their perspectives. This helps you to collaborate with all parts of the organisation no matter what their attitude to change may be. Finally, you’ve got to be lean, delivering quick wins that you […]

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Vivek Bedi - The Awesome Product Manager

BY Tremis Skeete on March 2, 2018

Vivek Bedi is the Head of Product at LearnVest. He has over 15 years’ product management experience, working for companies like Goldman Sachs, Sterling Backcheck, and now LearnVest. In his presentation, talks about LearnVest, the role of a product manager, and what he’s learned from his years as a product manager. A Great Product Manager […]

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Top 10 Product Talks of 2017

BY Martin Eriksson on December 15, 2017

At Mind the Product our mission is to further the craft of product management by bringing together product people of all stripes to share their stories and experiences. And at our #mtpcon conferences and some of our ProductTank meetups we film those stories so we can share them as widely as possible. This year our […]

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6 Years of Amazing Product Talks

BY Martin Eriksson on December 5, 2017

For the past 6 years Mind the Product has run #mtpcon in London and San Francisco – the biggest and best product management conferences in the world. We invite some of the top product thinkers and practitioners from all over the world to share their experiences, insights, and lessons, and now we invite you to […]

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Transforming to a Product Culture by Lea Hickman

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 24, 2017

Through her experience with a wide range of different organisations across the world, Silicon Valley Product Group partner Lea Hickman has a unique perspective on how people do product. In this awesome talk from Mind the Product London 2017 she shares some of what she’s learned about creating a product culture and how everyone has space to […]

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Naimish Gohil - Adapting Your Product for a Changing Market

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 7, 2017

Naimish Gohil, Founder of edtech software company Satchel, shares his experience of knowing your user and adapting your product with ProductTank London. Satchel are in 35% of secondary schools. To get there they’ve understood their end user better than anyone else and iterated their sales model just like a product. The government have, for some […]

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How Calm Technology Can Help Us Be More Human by Amber Case

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 3, 2017

As demonstrated with her TED talk we are all cyborgs now Amber Case has a pretty unique perspective on how technology impacts people’s’ lives. With clients, Amber regularly has to reign in their ideas – such as the smart fridge, which she sees leading us towards the Dystopian kitchen of the Future. is another […]

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