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How to recognise and beat the 'knowing' gap – Christina Wodtke at MTP Engage Hamburg

BY Dave Martin on July 15, 2022 for Prioritised Members

On a warm summer afternoon at MTP Engage Hamburg 2022, Christina Wodtke, lecturer and author including the bestseller Radical Focus explained how the challenge of building an effective workplace to deliver innovative technology is hindered by fast thinking, defensive cultures, conflict aversion and misaligned incentives. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: A product development framework with a focus on problem solving

BY Louron Pratt on June 19, 2022

In this Sunday Rewind episode, we look back to when Manohar Sreekanth suggested a product development framework, designed to conceive a new product, develop it, and take it to market. […] Read more »

The balanced scorecard: a framework that drives impact

BY Jean-Christophe Vanderstraeten on May 17, 2022

In this article, we’ll dig deep into one specific framework that I fancy a lot for its genericity and its simplicity to apply. In the end, you will master the key principles and be able to come up with clear priorities based on their estimated business impact. […] Read more »

Practical Design Thinking Part 2: How to Embed Design Sprints Into Your Teams

BY Matt Pollitt on January 12, 2021

This article (Part 2 of a trilogy) is all about introducing elements of the Design Sprint in a manageable way, to get your teams working better together. It encourages adoption of the process from the inside, out. So, you’ve heard of Design Sprints?! The week-long framework originating from Google Ventures to solve challenges and test […] Read more »

How The Growing Importance of Customer Retention is Changing Product Management

BY Matei Culcer on September 24, 2020

The SaaS industry is undergoing a quiet revolution. Competition is increasing, products are becoming less differentiated, customers are becoming less loyal, and the cost of acquiring new customers is rising year after year. It’s within this landscape that retaining existing users has become just as important as acquiring new ones. This article focuses on the […] Read more »

Atomic Product Strategy, By Rob Hayes

BY Andres Phillips on July 23, 2020

Every team needs a product strategy. The Business Model Canvas, Bootstrap or Atomic Design – it seems like everyone from MBAs to developers to designers seems to have a framework to structure their strategy, except for product managers. In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Rob Hayes, Founder of Foundation PM, provides a framework to help companies […] Read more »

Implementing Mailchimp's New Measurement Playbook - Lessons Learned

BY Imogen Schels on June 19, 2020 for Prioritised Members

When Jake Walker joined Mailchimp as Director of Product Analytics in July 2019, he quickly set out to implement a user-friendly framework, measuring the overall product experience. In just six months, his framework was in place. Here, he explains the steps he and his team took to implement this new initiative and what they’d do differently if […] Read more »

Making Better Business Decisions by Alan Smith

BY Andres Phillips on December 17, 2019

How well do you know validation? This is the question that Alan Smith, co-founder of Strategyzer, helps to answer in this ProductTank Toronto talk. He shows us: The new way to create a business plan How to use tools and frameworks Watch the video to see Alan’s talk in full. Or read on for an […] Read more »

Can AI Create a Fairer World? By Kriti Sharma

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 22, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this thought-provoking keynote from #mtpcon London, Google Scholar and UN Advisor Kriti Sharma discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on decision making and what we, as product people, should be doing to ensure this decision making is ethical and fair. Key Points  Machine learning and decision making is often based on biased historical patterns […] Read more »

The Promiscuous Product Manager by Jen Dante

BY Emily Tate on May 31, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Jen Dante, Head of Product for Payroll at Square, opens her talk at #mtpcon Singapore by telling us that humans are terrible at making predictions. This is unfortunate for product managers, given that at its core, our job is all about making predictions. We predict that making a change in our product will have a […] Read more »