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SUNDAY REWIND: Decision supervision – Structured thinking for product people by Lucy Spence

BY Eira Hayward on November 12, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind is an MTP Engage Manchester talk from Lucy Spence, then an Associate Director at comparethemarket.com, on the techniques she’s found to help her make structured decisions. Read more »

Analysis paralysis and how to avoid it

BY Eira Hayward on August 28, 2023

A look at how to understand and improve your decision making and avoid getting stuck in analysis paralysis Read more »

Using principles to make better decisions faster by Martin Eriksson

BY Tobias Freudenreich on August 15, 2022

In his keynote at #mtpengage Hamburg 2022, Martin Eriksson – Product Partner at EQT Ventures, Co-Founder of Mind the Product, and Co-Author of the best-selling book Product Leadership, or in short “the big friendly giant of product management” – illustrates how to overcome decision overload Read more »

How to make product decisions with transparency and trust by Ellen Gottesdierner

BY Andres Phillips on May 13, 2022

Healthy product decision-making is a sign of a healthy product team. In this ProductTank London talk, product coach Ellen Gottesdierner highlights some of the dysfunctions around decision making and offers ways to overcome them. Read more »

Building the Decision-Making Habit by Benjamin Keyser

BY Andres Phillips on May 24, 2021

In this ProductTank Berlin talk, Benjamin Keyser, VP Product at Contentful, explains the importance of decision-making in taking a company from the startup stage to the scale-up stage. Read more »

How to use Storytelling to Create Powerful Product Demos

BY Kavir Kaycee on February 23, 2021

Storytelling is a powerful communication device. It goes back millennia to our hunter-gatherer days when we used to share over a campfire and entertain each other. How can we draw on these insights and use them in product demos? To answer this question, we have to remember that products are not just bundles of features. Read more »

The Product Decision Stack - Martin Eriksson

BY Chris Massey on January 4, 2021

Martin Eriksson – veteran product leader, and Mind the Product co-founder – presented his “Decision Stack” to ProductTank Lagos. It’s a way of connecting vision to action. Martin says the most common thing he hears from product people is the question “How do we know if we’re building the right thing?” – this fundamentally comes Read more »

Make Better Product Decisions by Using Quantitative and Qualitative Data, by Brian Tran

BY Andres Phillips on October 26, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Brian Tran, Director of Product Management at User Testing, shows us how we can become better product people by supercharging our data with human insights. His key points include: What makes a product great? Making decisions Qualitative and quantitative data together Watch the video to see Brian’s talk in Read more »

Empowered Teams and Decision Agility

BY Imogen Schels on October 7, 2020

In this MTP Leader panel discussion, leaders Adaora Asala, Jen Taylor, and Jeremy Toeman joined Emily Tate to discuss empowered teams and decision agility. They cover how and where leaders should get involved in decisions, the struggles all leaders have in letting go of decisions as we move into leadership roles, and what our roles Read more »

Patrick Roelof 's 10 Essential tips for new Product Managers

BY Chris Massey on July 24, 2020

Thanks to his 2019 MTP Engage Hamburg talk, we now know 10 things Patrick Roelof wishes he’d known at the start of his career. Here he helps you to get one step ahead of the game by sharing them, giving you suggestions on how to adjust the way you work and excel in your product management Read more »