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APIs and Open Technology by Jeremy Brown

BY Annie Witcombe on April 16, 2019

Jeremy Brown heads up Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and he works with organisations who are looking to adapt their operations for the technology landscape of the digital era. In this ProductTank London talk, Jeremy discusses the best contexts for teams to work in, and he passionately endorses using […]

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The CEO Decoder Ring by Amanda Richardson

BY Emily Tate on April 12, 2019

Why are CEOs crazy? This is the question that Amanda Richardson, CEO of Rabbit, tackled at #mtpcon Singapore. With extensive experience working with CEOs, and now being one herself, Amanda has come to the conclusion that even good CEOs are crazy. Moving from leading product teams to leading a company has given her the perspective […]

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The Lizard Loop - How to Back up Rigour With Intuition by Roisi Proven

BY Adam Warburton on April 5, 2019

In this #mtpengage Manchester talk, Roisi Proven of Gower Street Analytics talks about the lizard loop, which she describes as “backing rigour with intuition, after you’ve already backed up your intuition with rigour”. System 1 and System 2 thinking originate from the popular book Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. System 1 thinking, also […]

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Creative Leadership by John Maeda

BY Martin Eriksson on April 5, 2019

Moore’s Law isn’t really a law, but semantics aside it essentially stipulates that computers have been doubling in speed roughly every two years. The compounding effect of this doubling is sometimes difficult to comprehend, but it means that today’s computers are two billion times faster than they were just a few decades ago. And if […]

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AI at an Early Stage Startup by Zara Tam

BY Annie Witcombe on April 4, 2019

Zara Tam loves building things that make an impact. Now at Verve, she was formerly a product manager at Founders Factory, where she led a revolutionary AI recruitment product called Chosen. Built with the latest machine learning and search technologies, Chosen can help recruiters to find brilliant talent in a matter of minutes. In this […]

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How I Fail - A Founder’s Perspective by June Angelides

BY Annie Witcombe on March 29, 2019

A former tech investment banker, June Angelides is the founder of Mums in Technology, the first child-friendly coding school in the UK. A lack of options for learning alongside her baby led June to create a skills-based tech programme for like-minded mothers raising children. In this ProductTank London talk, June demonstrates a new way for […]

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Growth Hacking for Product Managers by Chris Long

BY Mareike Leitermann on March 26, 2019

Chris Long, Product and Growth Leader and part of the new product development team at Booking.com, introduced the ProductTank community of Karlsruhe to processes and models to drive product growth. Growth and Product Management Chris says that product managers often are unaware of their responsibility in the growth process. Although many areas in a business […]

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An 8-Step Framework for Product Growth by Sylvia Ng

BY Kyle Lubieniecki on March 21, 2019

As a product professional, your company is looking to you to meaningfully change the bottom line. But are you getting the results you want? Or are you putting in countless hours only to feel like you’re not making enough progress? If you want to seriously develop a product growth competency, how do you ensure success […]

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There's a new Band in Town: Building Fan Tech by Carl Norberg

BY Graeme Goulden on March 15, 2019

Creating magic (moments) is what sport is all about – in theory. But it applies to product development too. At #MTPEngage Manchester we had a great opportunity to combine both of these elements with Carl Norberg’s talk about Fantom – a wearable band that brings you closer to your chosen sports team. User engagement is central […]

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ProductTank Singapore: Slaying the API Beast by Ridzwan Aminuddin

BY Annie Witcombe on March 1, 2019

In this ProductTank Singapore talk, Ridzwan Aminuddin compares “speaking API” to “speaking engineering”. He delivers a bit-by-bit explanation of API fundamentals to bridge the gap between product managers and developers. In non-technical terms, an API is “a stable contract for communications between computer services” – essentially, a mechanism that allows computer services to speak with each […]

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