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What does it mean to be a global product manager?

BY Eira Hayward on July 18, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In celebration of World Product Day tomorrow we thought we should look at what it means to be a global product manager. To get some answers, we speak to product managers grappling with these problems in different parts of the world. […] Read more »

Working with strangers, well by Farai Madzima

BY Jon Horvath on May 30, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 keynote session, Farai Madzima, UX Manager at Shopify explains that diverse teams are the most effective. By continually prioritising inclusivity, starting today, you can boost safety and belonging, trust and vulnerability, and start to influence change in the tech industry. […] Read more »

Making your product more accessible

BY Peter Bricknell on May 19, 2022

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. But why should Product Managers care about accessibility? In this post, we’ll tell you a quick story and the tips learned… […] Read more »

Responsible Thinking for Product Managers - Expert Advice and Steps for Success

BY Eira Hayward on February 18, 2021 for Prioritised Members

So many missed that a profanity filter would prevent the residents of Scunthorpe from creating an AOL account, that the use of sat navs could ruin previously quiet streets for their residents, or that a social network for university students would end up interfering with democracy. Building responsibly isn’t a headline topic for every product manager. Mozilla […] Read more »

A product manager's approach to growing teams

BY Sharon Kean on August 28, 2020

Transferwise takes a data-driven, tactical approach to growing its product teams. Read about what they’ve learned, and why diversity is so important. […] Read more »

Creating Cognitively Diverse Teams by Rakhi Rajani

BY Nathan Langley on April 17, 2020

As a Psychologist, Rakhi Rajani, explores the intersection between human and machine intelligence. In her MTP Engage Manchester talk in February 2020, she covered how we can go about creating cognitively diverse teams to tackle the big questions of the future. Here we recap her key points, including: In a world of commercial space travel […] Read more »

Cognitively Diverse Teams - Live from MTP Engage Manchester - Rakhi Rajani on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 26, 2020

At MTP Engage Manchester (February 2020), Rakhi Rajani (Associate Partner at QuantumBlack) joined us for our first-ever live podcast recording. Talking to Rakhi we learned why Engage organiser Adam Warburton called her the smartest person he’s ever worked with as we discussed building teams, hiring at scale, when you need troublemakers, and why she had […] Read more »

How do you Build a Winning Product Development Team?

BY Imogen Schels on February 25, 2020

It’s not rocket science that awesome products come from awesome teams, so what’s the key to creating and managing a team that’s designed for maximum impact? Here, taking advice from a number of product pros, we look at a selection of ways to build product teams and empower them to achieve success. Choose a Diverse […] Read more »

Why Simply "Allowing" Mistakes is a Dead-end for Agile Companies

BY Alexandre Gabadou on November 13, 2018

Managing culture can quickly become one of the most complex challenges for companies that seek to scale agile practices. If self-organization and continuous improvement aren’t already tricky enough in a team of 10 individuals, they represent a daunting challenge when teams grow to the hundreds (not mentioning companies of thousands of people). Scaling agile practices[1] in […] Read more »

5 Lessons From Building Marketplaces by Pip Jamieson

BY James Gadsby Peet on September 11, 2018

TL;DR: Pip Jamieson, Founder and CEO of The Dots, takes us through the lessons that have helped her to realise that you have to start by understanding the community in which your marketplace exists. Then you can build something which genuinely adds value to everyone within it. What is The Dots? The Dots helps “no-collar” […] Read more »