What are the key fundamentals of product management?

BY Daniel Chak on May 11, 2023

In this adapted chapter from his book The Product Manager’s Guide: Strategy, Psychology and Leadership at Work, Daniel Chak, Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. discusses the fundamentals of product management for those aspiring to break into the product management craft, or those who need a refresher and are looking to go back to basics.   Read more »

Busting product management myths: Part 2 of 2

BY Bhooshan Mogal on February 15, 2022

In a previous article, I had described five common Product Management myths and contrasted them with facts. In this part, we will continue the article to provide clarity on 5 more myths. Let’s get right into it. Read more »

3 ways product managers’ roles have evolved – and where they’re headed next

BY Maziar Adl on February 1, 2022

In this post, we look at three ways product managers’ responsibilities have shifted in the past several years, to better understand what the future of the product management role could hold. Read more »

7 signs that you need a product manager

BY Isabelle Berner on January 25, 2022

To help you understand whether you need to dedicate a qualified product manager to your project, here are 7 signs to look out for… Read more »

The ProductTank awards 2020

BY Will Barritt on June 10, 2021

Organising and running ProductTank meetups requires dedication, not to mention a huge amount of effort, and all of our ProductTanks do a fantastic job. At World Product Day this year, we wanted to honour a selection who have seen great success, and have gone the extra mile. Read more »

What is product? The past, present and future of our craft

BY Eira Hayward on June 4, 2021

This article looks at the future of product practice and product management — at how far we’ve come, our present-day understanding of product, and the challenges we still need to meet. It should help you, as a product person, to better understand:- Why we keep asking “what is product management?” and why we find it so Read more »

Interpreting the product Venn Diagram with Matt LeMay and Martin Eriksson

BY Louron Pratt on April 9, 2021

In this new Fireside Chat for Prioritised Members, Matt LeMay,  author of Agile for Everybody and Product Management in Practice, sat down with our very own Martin Eriksson to discuss his now-famous Venn diagram describing product management, what it means, how it gets misinterpreted, and what we can do about it. Additionally, they discuss what defines Read more »

The State of Product Management - Have Your Say

BY Imogen Schels on October 18, 2019

Anyone who knows the Mind the Product team knows that we just love to learn about our community and product management in general. This means that from time to time we ask you to help us out, by sharing what you know via a quick and easy survey. From surveys, we can learn so much about Read more »

How do you become a product manager?

BY Liam Smith on September 19, 2019

I’ve been building digital products for over a decade now. A few weeks ago, a friend messaged me for advice on becoming a product manager. We chatted on the phone and then I realised that I’m asked this question so often that it seemed a good idea to put my thoughts into an article. So, Read more »

How to Spot a Partial Product Manager

BY Kate Hopkins on August 29, 2019

What’s a partial product manager?  We’ve all met one, and many of us have been one – a partial product manager is someone who holds the product manager title, but isn’t doing the full job.  It can happen really easily, because great product management encompasses a great deal and is constantly evolving. I’ve categorized some Read more »