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SUNDAY REWIND: No one is immune to cognitive bias

BY Louron Pratt on October 2, 2022

No one is immune to cognitive biases. Cindy Alvarez, Principle Researcher at Microsoft and Author of Lean Customer Development wanted us to recognize this fact at #mtpcon San Francisco 2018. In this Sunday Rewind, we look back on this talk and what we learned from her keynote. […] Read more »

Always solve your customer's core problems

BY Vignaraj Gadvi on September 1, 2022

This article offers a lesson in understanding why product managers need to ask themselves “What are my customer’s core problems?” Without knowing this answer there is no way they’ll be able to make informed decisions. […] Read more »

Getting fast feedback: A quick guide for product managers

BY Louron Pratt on March 28, 2022

Feedback is a crucial part of the product management craft. In this quick guide, we’ll provide some tips on how to gather the most effective feedback and ways to best make use of it. […] Read more »

Successful B2B product management

BY Louron Pratt on March 24, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this Ask me Anything (AMA) session for Prioritised members, our line-up of experts shared their thoughts and insights on being successful in B2B product management. […] Read more »

A product manager's guide to customer development

BY Eira Hayward on September 6, 2021 for Prioritised Members

The Customer Development framework was developed by Steve Blank as part of the Lean Startup methodology. But what is it? Who’s involved and what are the secrets to success? We spoke to Steve himself to find out. Discover the answers to these questions and some simple dos and don’ts. In brief Customer development uses many […] Read more »

Connecting to your customers in a remote world by Anna Lee Anda

BY Andres Phillips on August 6, 2021

With pandemics, limited budgets, and tight timelines, it’s even more important to do research in a scalable and safe way. In this  #mtpcon Digital APAC session, Anna Lee Anda, User Researcher at Zendesk, covers practical tips and lessons learned to help you and your team start conducting valuable research immediately. Anna uses the session to cover […] Read more »

Do Things That Don't Scale by Colleen Graneto

BY Eira Hayward on March 1, 2021

In this talk to ProductTank Cardiff, Colleen Graneto, a product manager at Airbnb, looks at learning and doing things that don’t scale. Colleen starts with a quote from Airbnb founder Brian Chesky: “At Y-Combinator we were challenged to do things that don’t scale – to start with the perfect experience for one person, then work […] Read more »

How do you Build a Qualitative Data Lake?

BY Rosemary King on September 15, 2020

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 »

Obviously Awesome: Positioning Your Product - April Dunford on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 2, 2020

April Dunford’s mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote on positioning was so good that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to dig deeper into the topic with her. This is one of the dark arts for many product people, and it has such a deep effect on everything else you do – take a listen to upgrade […] Read more »

Unpacking Fintech Product Management - User Mindsets and Regulatory Requirements

BY Ram Alagianambi on August 14, 2020

Are you looking for a lightweight introduction to product management in fintech? Have you wondered why shipping fintech products takes more time than shipping other products? Or have you ever asked, “what sets fintech product management apart from other product management jobs?” If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” this article will […] Read more »