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Video: Compromising Beauty In Product Design

BY Janna Bastow on July 12, 2013

In our E-Commerce and M-Commerce themed ProductTank, Aziz Musa (@azizmusa), the digital director at Pegasus, talked about his own experience in e-commerce, pulling all-nighters with his team to get the mobile experience at Photobox up to scratch. He explored what compromising on beauty does to your customers, partners, organisation and even your soul. Aziz Musa […] Read more »

Video: Product Management in Games at King

BY Simon Cast on June 13, 2013

Presenting at ProductTank May London, Catharina Lavers Mallet (@catharinamallet), head of studio at King, told us all how product management in games is different – it’s about fun, not necessarily about solving problems. […] Read more »

Video: Product Management in Games at Mediatonic

BY Simon Cast on June 6, 2013

Presenting at May 2013 ProductTank in London, Paul Croft (@Bouncinglemon), production director at Mediatonic, who showed us how a data-driven approach complements the quest for fun, particularly in the world of gaming-as-a-service (GaaS). […] Read more »

Video: Product Management in Games at Mind Candy

BY Simon Cast on May 31, 2013

Presenting at May 2013 ProductTank in London, Martyn Jones (@ElvisBacon), product manager and game designer at Mind Candy, who spoke to us about validation and iteration during product discovery.  Using the ‘double diamond‘ design process as his guiding theme, Martyn entertained us with his unique combination of hand-crafted slides and visual puns to draw out […] Read more »

Video: What games can teach us about product development

BY Martin Eriksson on March 20, 2013

John is the founder and CEO of Space Ape Games, and is a social gaming expert with experience building and scaling social gaming studios and hit titles. He was the first Product Manager at Playfish and managed both Pet Society and Restaurant City, both top Facebook games. He was then VP of Product Management globally […] Read more »

Video: Does my fridge need twitter?

BY Martin Eriksson on February 12, 2013

Tom Coates is the Founder of Product Club and has a long background in social, local and future media. He ran R&D for BBC Radio before building online communities for emap and TimeOut. He was part of the Tech Development team at Yahoo, launching the Fire Eagle location service, and later as Head of Product […] Read more »

Video: Proper product management in large organisations - do it with Jazz

BY Martin Eriksson on February 5, 2013

Tom Loosemore is the Deputy Director at the UK’s Government Digital Services and was responsible for the recent launch of a single domain, user centred government website – gov.uk. In his talk at our product management conference Mind the Product 2012 he discussed the genesis of that project and how he and his team managed […] Read more »

Video: Evoking real-world experiences with a product MacGuffin

BY Martin Eriksson on January 30, 2013

Hannah Donovan and Matthew Ogle are the product and design powerhouse behind Last.fm and have continued their passion for building music products online with their hit startup This Is My Jam. In their talk at our product management conference Mind the Product 2012 Matt and Hannah argue that MacGuffins can be incredibly useful tools when […] Read more »

Video: The antithesis of a product process

BY Martin Eriksson on January 16, 2013

Charles Adler is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Kickstarter. He is an entrepreneur with over 14 years experience in interaction design. Formerly director of strategy and senior information architect at Agency.com, his work in user experience, design, and information architecture is driven by a commitment to all things clean and simple. Previously, he cofounded […] Read more »

Video: Is purpose the new pivot?

BY Martin Eriksson on January 7, 2013

Tom Hulme is Design Director at IDEO London, where he uses a human-centred innovation approach to design new businesses, and the founder of Open IDEO, an open innovation platform. A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, he has first-hand experience in building successful enterprises and, as a result, he has a thorough understanding of business. Hulme […] Read more »