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How Accurate Is Your UX Research Data? By Martina Kuvalja

BY Andres Phillips on November 18, 2019

Martina Kuvalja is a Senior Researcher at the University of Cambridge. In this ProductTank London talk, she explains how you should go about collecting data if you are part of a small team, and how to have meaningful conversations with the research members of your team. She speaks about: User Experience (UX) application Types of […]

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Product Research Rules by C Todd Lombardo

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 15, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, C. Todd Lombardo reminds us that as product managers we often make bad decisions. The key to minimising these, he says, is effective product research. Key points: All product managers make bad decisions To minimise the number we need to spend time doing effective product research – a combination of […]

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Mindset - Is Being a Product Manager the Worst Job? With Laurel Gray and Rosemary King

BY Rosemary King on November 12, 2019

Watch on Youtube | Watch on Vimeo | Listen on Soundcloud  In the very first episode of Mindset, Rosemary King, our Director Training Products welcomes Laurel Gray to the sofa. Laurel is currently Head of Product at allplants, an innovative plant-based food delivery service. Rosemary and Laurel discuss the (sometimes!) thankless nature of product management […]

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Are you releasing monsters? By Saeed Khan

BY Moustapha Seck on November 12, 2019

Every product is meant to be released and every release is meant to bring value to the customer. However, as all product managers know, not all releases are equal! Some go well and others are painful – sometimes they’re even monsters, as Saeed Khan of Transformation Labs explains in this Product Tank Toronto talk. Watch […]

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Product Leadership in Financial Services by Hakim Mendjeli

BY Andres Phillips on November 11, 2019

What is product leadership? In this ProductTank London talk, Hakim Mendjeli – Managing Director of French Digital, shares his perspective and experience as a practitioner of product leadership in the financial services industry. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: An overview of […]

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How Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 8, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Jonny Schneider, Product Strategy and Design Principal at ThoughtWorks, discusses how using all of design thinking, agile, and lean means we can build better products. Key points: You should try to use design thinking, agile and lean when building your products Testing and learning with real people, using real software in […]

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Design Led or Designer Led? By Liam Casey

BY Jase Clamp on October 8, 2019

On World Product Day 2019 Liam Casey from ski-school platform flaik delivered a talk called “Design Led or Designer Led” to ProductTank Brisbane. The talk gave careful consideration to how design and product can integrate with strategy to produce the right kind of alignment for the company and outcomes for the customer.  We had so […]

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Justify Your Product Decisions and Get Stakeholder Buy-in by Teresa Torres

BY Valerie Gee on October 4, 2019

In this closing keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, product discovery coach Teresa Torres shares her insights on how product managers can co-create solutions with stakeholders and better manage expectations. Teresa starts by pointing out that we all find comfort in getting the right answer. She points out that product managers typically advocate for their own […]

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The Product Manager's Identity Crisis by Mitchell Gillespie

BY Andres Phillips on September 30, 2019

Product people have a ton of different responsibilities – a number of stakeholders to answer to and a number of different problems to solve. In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Mitchell Gillespie, Director of Product Management at Wave speaks about: The product manager identity crisis Motivating others Playbooks Watch the video to see Mitchell’s talk in full. […]

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Using Research in Material Design by Elizabeth Churchill

BY Emily Tate on September 27, 2019

At #mtpcon San Francisco, Elizabeth Churchill, Director of UX at Google tells us how research can work in product development to help us make useful and usable interactive experiences. Using a case study from Google Material Design, she shares how research was initially used in development, where the research practice is today, and where it’s […]

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