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How to Communicate When You’re Founding a Startup

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 23, 2016

Forward Partners look to help early stage ventures get to Series A or seed funding by working with them on getting to viable and sustainable business models within 12 months. As such, for their team of startup experts, communication is absolutely key. So how do they make it work? Dharmesh Raittatha walks us through it. Read more »

The Permanent / Contract Dilemma for Product Professionals

BY Karine Masse on August 19, 2016

In this ProductTank talk I give a view of how being a contractor can change the types of roles, responsibilities, companies and skills required of (or available to) a product manager. This is based on my very personal experience (as a hiring manager and a product manager myself) and on conversations had with fellow contractors Read more »

Product, management, and communication by Andreas Thorsheim

BY Lorian Leong on June 23, 2016

In an inspiring ProductTank talk, Andreas Thorsheim, Founder and CEO at Otovo talks about information gathering and synthesis in relation to the product manager role, middle management, and stakeholder communication management. Read more »

Managing Internal Communication for Big Projects

BY Chris Massey on June 17, 2016

Alex Watson (at the time of recording, Head of Product at The Telegraph) takes us behind the scenes of a complex, rapid and responsive re-platforming of one of the UK’s largest news websites (up to 1 million unique users per month!)  What he reveals is that good story-telling is critical, as internal communication is essential when you’re Read more »

7 Lessons on Building Product with Outsourced Developers

BY Juan José Ramírez on April 14, 2016

If you’ve ever heard stories about people who tried to develop products with outsourced developers (or if you’ve tried it yourself), you probably know how cumbersome and frustrating it can be. The sad reality is that the bad reputation of outsourced development is not entirely unfair, but a lot of the responsibility for that also Read more »

Product Managers: 5 ways you can make an engineer's job easier

BY Kirsty Lee on March 31, 2014

As a Product Manager, demands are placed on you from many different areas – from engineering and design, to marketing and business development. However, software engineers tend to be the ones who work closest with Product Managers on a day-to-day basis – and they usually have a pretty clear idea of the things which make Read more »