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Solving Ethical AI Problems, When Algorithms Go Wrong, and the Skills Needs To Work on AI Solutions: Insights From Kriti Sharma

BY Imogen Johnson on December 3, 2020

In our final AMA of the year, exclusively for Mind the Product members, Kriti Sharma, VP Product at GfK, shares her AI insights. Watch the session again for real-life examples from Kriti’s awesome back catalogue of AI work and learn about AI trends, tackling ethical AI questions as a product manager, the skills needed to […]

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Is Inclusive Design Enough? by Julian Thompson

BY Imogen Johnson on December 2, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Julian Thompson the Founder of Rooted by Design, explores a critical question – is inclusive design enough? Julian studied law, focusing on human rights and public policy, before training in design and has spent the last eight-plus years exploring how to put an inclusive design lens over his design […]

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Scaling Product Teams: In Defense of Process by Spectra (Adaora) Asala

BY Eira Hayward on November 27, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Spectra (Adaora) Asala, GM and VP Product, Soapbox at Wistia looks at how you can use process to translate ambiguous challenges into accessible playbooks as your organisation scales. Watch the video to see the talk in full. Or read on for an overview of Spectra’s key points: Process is […]

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How Successful Product People Develop by Shaun Russell

BY Edward Kendall on November 25, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital talk, Product Coach Shaun Russell uses real-life examples to illustrate how product people learn and reveals why it is that some product managers develop faster than others. Watch the 37-minute session in full, or read on for the highlights. Shaun starts his session by describing his experience of learning […]

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Building Successful Product Development Teams, by Simon Colmer

BY Chris Massey on November 24, 2020

Simon Colmer (at the time of this talk, the Head of Development at Access NFP Websites) spoke to ProductTank London about a developer’s perspective on what it takes to build a successful product development team. As product people, team alignment is table-stakes, and it’s crucial that we factor in multiple perspectives to create diverse, empowered teams, so […]

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Bottom-Up Product Strategy - The State of Product, by Susana Lopes

BY Chris Massey on November 23, 2020

In this talk from ProductTank London, Susana Lopes (Director of Product at Onfido), talks about how Onfido moved from prioritising at the sprint & quarterly level to setting strategic direction and prioritise at a much larger scale. She starts by outlining several top-down methods for defining strategy, before diving into the bottom-up method called The State of […]

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Tech and the New Normal by Benedict Evans

BY Jon Horvath on November 20, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Benedict Evans, Analyst and former Partner at Andreessen Horowitz analyses the huge impact the Covid-19 crisis has had on the technology sector, demonstrating how acceleration and experimentation are destructively ushering in a new normal. Watch the video to see his talk in full. Or read on for an […]

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Watch the #mtpcon Digital 2020 Keynotes

BY Imogen Johnson on November 20, 2020

If you missed a talk from #mtpcon Digital in July or November 2020, or if you simply fancy watching one of them again, feel free! You’ll find them all below:  #mtpcon Autumn Tech and the New Normal by Benedict Evans Scaling Product Teams: In Defense of Process by Spectra (Adaora) Asala Lessons from a Product […]

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Product Vision 2020

BY Helene Sanchez on November 16, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Paavan Buddhdev – previously Product Designer at AND Digital and now Founder of Sound Off – discusses the concept of product vision through design lens. Here are the key areas discussed: Vision: a prerequisite to strategy Properties of a vision statement How do we get there: Hills and Storytelling framework Conclusions: an […]

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Startup Roadmaps and Prioritisation, by Ahmed El-Sharkasy

BY Helene Sanchez on November 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ahmed El-Sharkasy – CEO and Co-Founder at Knowledge Officer – offers exceptional insights on product roadmapping and prioritisation. If you’re a startup or want to found one, this talk is for you. Or you can read the key learnings below: Have a flexible plan Don’t fall into the buzzword trap: embracing an […]

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