Climbing the Career Ladder Part 1: Associates, Juniors and Product Managers

BY Eira Hayward on January 15, 2021 for Prioritised Members

It’s human nature to set goals at the start of something new, so doubtless many of you are currently evaluating how you want your career to progress in the coming 12 months. This three-part series aims to show product managers, wherever they currently are on the career ladder, how to reach the next rung. The […] Read more »

November Roundup: Prioritisation, Hiring and Development, OKRs and More

BY Imogen Schels on November 30, 2020

This November, our membership content covered topics like prioritisation, hiring and development, and OKRs. But members were also treated to the month’s #mtpcon Digital keynote talks and more. Read on for a recap and, if you’re not yet a member but would love in on the action, you can check out our membership plans today. How […] Read more »

How Successful Product People Develop by Shaun Russell

BY Edward Kendall on November 25, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital talk, Product Coach Shaun Russell uses real-life examples to illustrate how product people learn and reveals why it is that some product managers develop faster than others. Watch the 37-minute session in full, or read on for the highlights. Shaun starts his session by describing his experience of learning […] Read more »

The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey

BY Petra Wille on October 23, 2020 for Prioritised Members

Back in 2016, I was working with the product organization of a larger tech company. They asked me to help every product manager on the team “understand the role of the product manager better,” and to help the product managers understand what “better” would actually look like. This was not an easy challenge and, although […] Read more »

Machine Learning for Product Managers - A Quick Primer

BY Alexey Kutsenko on August 4, 2020

Currently, there are thousands of products, apps, and services driven by machine learning (ML) that we use every day. As was reported by Crunchbase, in 2019 there were 8,705 companies and startups that rely on this technology. According to PWC’s research, it’s predicted that ML and AI technologies will contribute about $15.7 trillion to global GDP by 2030. It’s obvious […] Read more »

Forever Employable - Jeff Gothelf on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on July 1, 2020

Working in product is a dream job for lots of people but sustaining a dream career certainly isn’t without challenges. There are problems around burnout, advancement, the challenges of specialisation, and in being a generalist. Jeff Gothelf has been there. He woke up one day and realised that his path forward as a design leader […] Read more »

Growth as a Product Person

BY Anthony Marter on May 21, 2020

In February 2015, a small group of enthusiastic Auckland-based product managers got together to hold the very first Product Management Auckland Meetup event. Now, 59 events and nearly 3500 members later here we’ve marked this milestone with five lightning talks on the theme, “How I’ve grown”. Here you can watch the talks in full or […] Read more »

Nurturing Local Talent

BY Imogen Schels on April 1, 2020

Whilst discussing the growing AsiaPac tech scene during a panel at #mtpcon Singapore in 2019, how to nurture local talent formed a large part of the conversation. One year on we look back at the advice shared by this group of product leaders. Leading by Example The conversation about local talent began with a question […] Read more »

Bernard Hosanna on Growing With Grab

BY Imogen Schels on March 30, 2020

Today, Bernard Hosanna is based in Singapore and works a product strategist at SouthEast Asia’s super app, Grab, but, like many in the game, he hasn’t always worked in product. Bernard studied engineering with a focus on telecoms at Singapore’s Temasek Polytechnic. While he remembers being a “fanatic about handphones and gadgets”, telecoms wasn’t for him, […] Read more »

From Museums to Fintech by Amy Carmichael

BY Andres Phillips on December 31, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Amy Carmichael, Head of Product at Crowdcube, tells us about her strange path from studying art and museums to become the Head of Product at a fintech startup. She takes us through the four themes she discovered along the way. Do the job you want before anyone asks Lean on your […] Read more »