SUNDAY REWIND: Why mistakes are key for product excellence

BY Eira Hayward on April 14, 2024

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a product leader Francesca Cortesi’s post from 2021 on how important mistakes and failure are for product people and why they are key to success and excellence. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: How do you build a successful product team?

BY Eira Hayward on March 24, 2024

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a look back to a report from 2021 in which we spoke to a number of seasoned product people for an in-depth look at how to build a successful product team. Read more »

Building diverse products: A conversation with Annie Jean-Baptiste, product leader at Google

BY Louron Pratt on February 19, 2024

We talk to Google’s Head of Product Inclusion Annie Jean-Baptiste about her experience to date and how to inspire diversity in the workplace. Read more »

New structures for product growth and product-centric organizations

BY Hans-Jörg Roser on December 14, 2023

Hans-Jörg Roser, Head of Product Management at H&F Solutions GmbH discusses challenges in corporate communication between Sales and Marketing, explores trends in product management, and advocates for a product-centric organizational structure, emphasizing agile scaling and holistic approaches to foster successful transitions and employee empowerment. Read more »

Stop “protecting your team”

BY Amanda White on December 8, 2023

Amanda White, senior product manager at Tanzu Labs, looks at the unintended consequences of protecting product teams from interruptions and suggests that more importance should be placed in developing balanced teams with high levels of autonomy. Read more »

Creating a safe environment to foster team resilience

BY Johanna Feick on November 14, 2023

In this guest post, product leader, Johanna Feick explains how leaders can create a safe environment for teams to become more resilient and build great products. Read more »

Diana Stepner: Building a better product team through positive leadership character

BY Diana Stepner on October 27, 2023

Diana Stepner, Head of Product, Education at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative discusses how positive leadership can be an essential tool to build better product teams. Read more »

Breaking down misconceptions to create healthier teams by Adrian Howard

BY Nishrath A on September 1, 2023

In this ProductTank Belfast Talk, Adrian Howard, a consultant, coach, and trainer, provides in-depth knowledge about Sturgeon’s biases and how they can be addressed to create a balanced system across all aspects of the business. Read more »

The fusion phenomenon: product strategy vs UX strategy

BY Phillip Keiken on August 18, 2023

Making the case for the unification of product strategy and UX strategy, its advantages and potential pitfalls Read more »

Creating courageous product teams with Yi-Wei Ang

BY Eira Hayward on August 7, 2023

Yi-Wei Ang, Chief Product Officer at Talabat, tells us why it’s so important to develop a culture of courage across a product team, and he shows us some ways to achieve it Read more »