Jonny Schneider: Product-led and collaboration conundrums
We catch up with product leader Jonny Schneider to find out his thoughts on why businesses find it hard to become product-led and why cross-functional collaboration is so important.
How alignment and autonomy can help you ship product features by MaryAlexa Divver and Chase Disher
In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 breakout session, MaryAlexa Divver and Chase Disher, Directors of Product at Public.com discuss how alignment and autonomy can help product teams ship products quickly. Read more »
How data can help cross-functional teams focus and align by Agata Bugaj
In this #mtpcon Digital Americas, sponsored by Fullstory, Agata Bugaj, Fullstory’s VP product, explores the power of Digital Experience Intelligence in creating — and strengthening — the connective tissue between different parts of your organization. Agata provides some sanity-saving ways data can help keep cross-functional teams focused and aligned. In brief Product managers are tight Read more »
A case study: Cultivating collaboration across large product organisations
I recently was asked to share some thoughts on how you can cultivate a culture of collaboration across a product organisation where multiple teams are all working on their own products and risk becoming siloed. Whilst teams being independent and able to move fast is a good thing, this can result in different parts of Read more »
A case study: Cross-departmental communication as a product
This is a different case study, with internal and in-direct deliverables across departments. A story of treating internal alignment as a feature at Transifex. Our story concludes with the outcomes of this achieved alignment. Read more »
Strategies for managing cross-functional teams
How do you foster a culture of ownership, accountability, trust, and openness in cross-functional teams? More importantly, how do you manage them for successful outcomes? We spoke to some seasoned product leaders about their experiences and understanding what works and what doesn’t when leading a cross-functional team. In brief Take time to observe the team Read more »
Getting to a team-based approach to continuous discovery by Teresa Torres
In this #mtpcon Digital APAC keynote, product discovery coach Teresa Torres unpacks some of the ideas behind a cross-functional team-based approach to continuous product discovery. Watch the video to see Teresa’s talk in full (Mind the Product members can also watch the recordings of all our #mtpcon Digital APAC talks here). Or read on for an Read more »
Leveling Up in the Product World by Asha Haji
In her ProductTank London talk, Asha Haji, COO at Founders Academy explains how and why to treat your product management career like a video game. She teaches us how to level up in the product world by following these steps: Learn who you are Learn the moves Win boss battles Upgrade your gear Explore the world Read more »
How do you Build a Qualitative Data Lake?
How do you build a data lake? In fact, what even is one? And what’s the key to understanding qualitative data operations? I’ll share my thinking on these excellent questions, and the process I’m current testing out with my own team – please feel free to share yours too! For basically my entire 10 years Read more »
Why Product Managers Must Learn to say "I Don't Know"
As product people one of our most important skills should be the ability to say no. We may have to use it when the stakeholders want to implement certain features or when the developers at our startup try to refactor the MVP code. But there is an additional power that you should master when developing Read more »