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Building products in the Metaverse - Mitchell Bayer-Goldman on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on September 28, 2022

What is the Metaverse and how can it help product managers in their daily craft? To help us make sense of the movement, Lily and Randy talked with Mitchell Bayer-Goldman to help us unpack all of the buzzwords and complexities about the Metaverse, and why we as product managers should note of where the concept is going. Bonus points for how many times we mention the word “Metaverse”!  […] Read more »

NFT: the new playground for product designers

BY Ziyun Liang on August 4, 2022

If you have ever considered delving into an NFT project, know that there will be some culture shocks — it might take a while to wrap your head around the basic verbiage. After that, there were three main culture shocks that product design leader, Ziyun Liang learned. […] Read more »

Why Machine Learning Products Should be Managed Differently

BY Mark Barlow on January 17, 2020

Machine learning (ML) based products have particular characteristics and challenges, from data quality to counterfactual problems and explainability. What then are the implications of ML products for team structure, focus, and hiring? Data science jobs are increasing at around 30% year on year, and if you don’t already have a data scientist in your ranks […] Read more »

5 Machine Learning Lessons for Product Managers

BY Anna Buldakova on August 19, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is probably the biggest commercial opportunity in today’s economy. What does it mean for us as product managers? We all use AI or machine learning (ML)-driven products almost every day, and the number of these products will be growing exponentially over the next couple of years. According to Crunchbase, in 2018 there […] Read more »

Hardware Products - From Idea to Execution

BY Chris Massey on May 24, 2016

Eduardo Aguilar Pelaez explores some of the challenges of managing physical products, specifically taking products from idea to execution. Eduardo works on Sherlock – OneFineStay’s keyless entry system which home-owners can control remotely from anywhere in the world, and which allows control of doors without having to install any hardware in the communal area of shared […] Read more »

Product Management for the Internet of Things

BY Daniel Elizalde on April 3, 2016

In this talk from ProductTank San Francisco, I walk you through the IoT Decision Framework I developed to tackle the complexity of IoT products. The framework provides a structured way to organize your product strategy, identify gaps, and build your IoT roadmap. The IoT Decision Framework The greatest challenge of managing an IoT solution is […] Read more »

Video: UX for the Connected World of Things

BY Janna Bastow on June 30, 2014

A lot of effort goes into the mundane, boring things that no one really finds sexy, but when they don’t work, you find really annoying. This is particularly true in the growing world of IoT, affecting your everyday devices. We’ve covered the topic of Internet of Things a couple times, and we’ve got a video […] Read more »

Video: UX for the Internet of Things

BY Janna Bastow on May 23, 2014

We recently had our second ProductTank that was all about Internet of Things, though today we’re sharing a video that’s a throwback to our first IoT/Connected Devices event, back in November. At that ProductTank, we had Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino (@iotwatch) of Designswarm showed us how Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way product design is being done.  She talked about how […] Read more »

Video: Thingdom Come

BY Janna Bastow on May 19, 2014

Cheap sensors are readily available, data is easy to gather, analyse and visualise, and there are people and companies interested, and cash available for experimentation. However, in this age of Internet of Things, the combinations of sensors, hardware, software and data being created are still relatively simplistic. At ProductTank April, Patrick Bergel, Founder and CEO […] Read more »

Video: Democratising Internet of Things for Cities

BY Janna Bastow on May 14, 2014

We are at the dawn of the Internet of Things (IoT), and in time, we will be living in a world where we’ll have to manage trillions of connected devices. At ProductTank April, Yodit Stanton, a software developer and founder of opensensors.IO, explored the implications of building services for cities, bringing together the physical and […] Read more »