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Treat Your Career Like You Treat Your Products by Adam Warburton

BY Adam Warburton on June 14, 2019

We all treat our products with care, respect, and diligence. We agonise over decisions and strategic direction, we think deeply about product direction, we care about the experience our customers get and the impact we have on our businesses. It’s our job to make good decisions. In this talk from MTP Engage Hamburg, I look […]

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Internal Product Development at the Financial Times by Claire Parker

BY Annie Witcombe on June 10, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Claire Parker describes how the Financial Times built internal tools for editorial use by using a product development approach. She covers how this has grown over the years and discusses the ways in which the FT has helped other companies to grow through partnerships and collaborative projects. Four years ago, […]

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Empowered Product Teams by Marty Cagan

BY Petra Wille on June 7, 2019

At this year’s MTP Engage conference in Hamburg I had the pleasure to introduce my personal product management idol Marty Cagan to our audience. He spoke about one of his favourite topics: empowered teams. He started by asking the question why more companies don’t truly empower their teams – because everybody knows that empowered teams […]

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Data Science and Digital Businesses by Ali Gulez

BY Annie Witcombe on June 4, 2019

Machine learning data products can create significant value for businesses and their customers. For example, data products can enable customers to engage with more relevant content, facilitating and supporting repeat custom to the business. In this ProductTank London talk Ali Gulez discusses the critical intersection of data products and digital businesses, sharing his knowledge of machine […]

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How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture by Gibson Biddle

BY Gibson Biddle on June 3, 2019

A fish swims along, passes another fish and shouts: “How’s the water?” The other fish looks at him and asks: “What the heck is water?” This story illustrates how difficult it is to describe something we navigate every day, that defines what is possible, and in certain cases, enables us to do the impossible. In […]

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The Promiscuous Product Manager by Jen Dante

BY Emily Tate on May 31, 2019

Jen Dante, Head of Product for Payroll at Square, opens her talk at #mtpcon Singapore by telling us that humans are terrible at making predictions. This is unfortunate for product managers, given that at its core, our job is all about making predictions. We predict that making a change in our product will have a […]

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Designing for Public Needs in Participatory Ways by Bernise Ang

BY Emily Tate on May 24, 2019

Bernise Ang, Chief Alchemist at Zeroth Labs, spends her days looking across many disciplines in an attempt to tackle social challenges in an urban context. In this talk from #mtpcon Singapore, Bernise shared some stories from her work in social services to illustrate how product and design thinking can help to uncover opportunities, and the […]

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Setting up Your Product Team for Success by Gareth Owen

BY Annie Witcombe on May 23, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Gareth Owen offers motivational and supplementary advice to product teams navigating workplace challenges. Gareth led product teams at the BBC, CNN, and the Telegraph and has lots to say about the obstacles and frustrations that product can face in businesses. From start-up to large-scale, product teams own the end-to-end experiences of […]

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The State of Product in AsiaPac

BY Emily Tate on May 17, 2019

I’m quite excited about the future here. Seeing the speed with which the industry has changed- it has been amazing to be a part of, so I’m really positive about it. Silvia Thom, Senior Director of Product at Zalora Asia may be the future for many areas of business and culture, but in product it […]

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Leading Product Teams in Asia by Kenneth Chin

BY Martin Eriksson on May 10, 2019

Throughout his long career, Kenneth Chin, now the Chief Product Officer for Seek Asia, has worked with and led product teams around the world, including the US, UK, Australia, and across Asia. In this talk from Mind the Product Singapore he shares some of the cultural differences he’s experienced between East and West and how […]

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