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Building Consumer-Grade Experiences for the Enterprise By Ciara Peter

BY Andres Phillips on May 12, 2020

What is enterprise software? Software used to satisfy the needs of an organization via its individual users. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Ciara Peter, then Senior Director of Product at Box breaks down the enterprise growth funnel and explains how we can provide the best experiences for our customers. Watch the video to see […]

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What Makes a Great Product Manager by Graham Siener

BY Tremis Skeete on May 7, 2020

In this ProductTank New York talk, Graham Siener, formerly at Pivotal but now VP of Product at VMWare, looks at how product people can understand where their true power lies when they strive to be a great product manager. A great product manager is great in any industry, says Graham. He suggests that you examine […]

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Let go of past success to achieve extraordinary results by Barry O'Reilly

BY Imogen Johnson on May 5, 2020

In his recent talk, as part of Mind the Product APAC, Barry O’Reilly, author of Unlearn & Lean Enterprise, explained how we can all break the cycle of our learned behaviours to achieve success, even in this time of chaos. In this post, we provide a detailed overview of his talk, sharing his advice, suggestions […]

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How to Grow and Scale a High-Functioning Team by Richard Cadman

BY Fred Esere on May 1, 2020

In this talk, Richard Cadman, Principal Product Manager at Monzo, helps us think through practical steps we need to take to grow and scale a high-functioning team. Using examples from his experience at Monzo, where he built his team up from 10 to 40 people, he covered: How to get teams engaged How to set […]

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Leadership Without Authority By Aeneas McDonnell

BY Andres Phillips on April 21, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Aeneas McDonnell, Director of Product at The Times and Sunday Times shares with us some guidelines on how we as product people can be leaders without having clear authority. His key points include: Anyone can be a leader Positioning to lead Skills Leading through levels Watch the video to see Aeneas’s […]

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The GIST Framework by Itamar Gilad

BY Nathan Langley on April 10, 2020

In this talk from #MTP Engage Manchester consultant Itamar Gilad takes us through his GIST (goals, ideas, steps, tasks) framework. Itamar has over 20 years of product management experience working with industry leaders such as Google and Microsoft. He’s now a consultant, speaker and writer. Three Types of Launch Part of the role of a […]

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How YouTube can be Used as a Servant to Your Product By Lei Shei

BY Andres Phillips on March 30, 2020

In this ProductTank Singapore talk, Lei Shei of Elephant Media explains the value that can be found on YouTube and how a YouTube channel can be used as a servant to your product. Lei’s YouTube channel, Curious Elephant, has over 126K Subscribers and 11.5M views. It covers topics around innovation, technology and science, ranging from the […]

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Scaling the Product and the Team by Rachael Shah

BY Fred Esere on March 27, 2020

In this talk from MTP Engage Manchester, Rachael Shah, Delivery Lead at the Co-op, challenges us to think holistically about scaling our products, and that means including our teams in our thinking. She draws from her own experience to illustrate just how critical it is to think about scaling the team as an activity that […]

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The Product of You by Melissa Perri

BY Jon Horvath on March 20, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Melissa Perri describes how you should start investing energy in “the product of you” and plan your career ascent to product leader. Key Points: Skills you learn as a junior product person can translate well into the C-suite You should look for opportunities to diversify your skill set There is […]

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The Magic in Conflict by Shaun Russell

BY Jon Horvath on March 13, 2020

In this keynote from MTP Engage Manchester, Shaun Russell explains why product people need to lean into conflict. Key Points: Conflict aversion is learned behaviour The path of least resistance is rarely the right direction The stakeholder and product manager relationship should be transparent As product people, we must lean into conflict Shaun describes a […]

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