Black History Month: A spotlight on black product leaders

BY Louron Pratt on February 20, 2024

This Black History Month, we celebrate the brilliance and leadership of individuals who have made significant strides in product and have become effective voices for diversity and inclusion. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Working with strangers, well by Farai Madzima

BY Louron Pratt on April 30, 2023

An important topic in product management is ensuring that organisations are prioritising inclusivity within their product teams by boosting safety, trust, and belonging. In this Sunday Rewind, we look back to #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 when Farai Madzima, UX Manager at Shopify led a session on working with strangers well. Read more »

Product innovation is on the edge by Dave Dame

BY Jon Horvath on August 9, 2021

In this #mtpcon Digital Americas keynote, Dave Dame, Director of Accessibility at Microsoft, discusses the benefits of prioritising product inclusivity, encouraging cognitive diversity, and redefining the status quo in order to create futureproof products that are usable by all. Watch the talk in full or read on for the overview. Mind the Product members can also Read more »

Is Inclusive Design Enough? by Julian Thompson

BY Imogen Schels on December 2, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Julian Thompson the Founder of Rooted by Design, explores a critical question – is inclusive design enough? Julian studied law, focusing on human rights and public policy, before training in design and has spent the last eight-plus years exploring how to put an inclusive design lens over his design Read more »

Not your typical product people - Marton Gaspar and Saielle DaSilva on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 11, 2020

A quick update to this episode:  Since we recorded this episode, one of our guests has made a change.  Eli Montgomery is now known as Saielle DaSilva and goes by the pronouns she/her. We’ve worked with her to update the links below, but we wanted to make sure that there wasn’t any confusion about the Read more »

Digital Accessibility - a guide for product managers

BY Imogen Schels on May 5, 2020

In light of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) (21 May 2020) and, at a time where digital products are very much in the spotlight, we’re digging deep into digital accessibility to better understand how we, as product managers, can improve our digital products. In brief Digital accessibility is about making sure a product can be Read more »

How to Invest at the Margins by Andy Ayim

BY James Gadsby Peet on June 27, 2018

Technology companies are developing products which shape the world we live in and the way that we experience our lives, but this is largely closed off to people from low-income groups. Barriers, both explicit and implied, exist to stop those with less from accessing these opportunities. How can we spot the potential to be exceptional Read more »

Why Diversity Isn't Just Right, but Smart

BY Martin Eriksson on May 31, 2017

As a Swede, the importance and value of diversity seems self-evident, yet the business world and the tech industry especially continue to struggle to embrace it. As I mentioned in my product management experience article, and as should be clear from the effort we put into the curation of our product management conferences, diversity is incredibly Read more »