What we get wrong about technology with Tim Harford
AI is the biggest talking point in the realm of product management today. Learn three lessons from Tim Harford on how we can harness the power of advancing tech through systematic change.
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Turn the learnings into action
Do you want to harness the power of advancing tech more in your own product development? Ask these questions to yourself or your team after watching Tim’s keynote talk recording:
- Make tech affordable (Time stamp: 16m32s to 17m56s) Tim emphasises that the affordability of products, not their sophistication, drives societal change. He provides the example of solar power as a transformative force made possible by cost-effective products.
Discussion prompt: To revolutionise your product, think about how you can reevaluate your pricing strategy to make it more accessible.
- A change in culture (Time stamp: 22m10s to 23m48) While new technologies exist, Tim explains how meaningful change requires a corresponding shift in organisational culture. Simply introducing new tech won’t suffice if the existing work culture remains unchanged.
Discussion prompt: To prepare for technological advancements, consider how you can transform the culture within your organisation.
- Embrace opportunities (Time stamp: 40m45s to 43m41s)Tim closes by explaining that we, as product managers, have a plethora of opportunities to transform our roles through generative AI, and we get to choose whether it makes our jobs more, or less, creative.
Discussion prompt: How can you use AI to enhance your product?
By answering these questions, you can begin to have a better understanding of how you can harness the power of tech such as AI to benefit your products and organisation.
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