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The spaces in between by Brendan Dawes

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 27, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London talk, artist and designer Brendan Dawes discusses the spaces between analog and digital, and how we should use universal themes to connect with people and get the best out of our products and ideas. Key points Combining things that already exist is a great way to create something that’s truly new […] Read more »

Helping Teams to be Successful by Ezinne Udezue

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 20, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, VP Product Management at Procore Technologies Ezinne Udezue explains that it’s vital for product managers to create the right conditions for their teams to be successful. She examines the ways in which this can be achieved. Key Points Product managers must create the conditions for their teams to be […] Read more »

The Importance of Being Clear by Lindsey Jayne

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 13, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London talk, Lindsey Jayne, former VP Product at Monzo, discusses the importance of writing clearly in order to make better decisions and diversify thinking. Key points There is too much noise in our working lives – we are bombarded by words and thoughts which are difficult to understand By being clearer in […] Read more »

The Secret Sauce to Hiring Great Product People by Kate Leto

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 6, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London talk, Kate Leto examines the importance of emotional intelligence in individuals and teams and asks how it can be used to make better hiring decisions. Key Points Emotional intelligence is more important than any of the technical skills we use in our roles If we want to build greater emotional intelligence […] Read more »

Designing Meaningful Human Experiences by Kate O'Neill

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 29, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London keynote, Kate O’Neill, founder of KO Insights, considers the question: How can humanity prepare for an increasingly machine, tech and data-driven future? Key Points We need to prepare society for an increasingly tech and data-driven future We must build products that create meaningful human experiences now and in the future To […] 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 »

Product Research Rules by C Todd Lombardo

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 15, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, C. Todd Lombardo reminds us that as product managers we often make bad decisions. The key to minimising these, he says, is effective product research. Key points: All product managers make bad decisions To minimise the number we need to spend time doing effective product research – a combination of […] Read more »

How Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 8, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Jonny Schneider, Product Strategy and Design Principal at ThoughtWorks, discusses how using all of design thinking, agile, and lean means we can build better products. Key points: You should try to use design thinking, agile and lean when building your products Testing and learning with real people, using real software in […] Read more »

Making Smarter Decisions with Mental Models by Andy Ayim

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 1, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, product leader and business builder Andy Ayim talks about how mental models can help us to make different types of decisions. And how, by using specific frameworks, we can focus on solutions that aren’t immediately obvious. Key points: Mental models can help us to make different types of decisions By […] Read more »

Minimise the Gap Between Maker and User by Henrik Kniberg

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 25, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Henrik Kniberg, an organisational consultant and developer at Crisp in Stockholm, discusses how creating great products requires us to reduce the gap between makers and users. Key points: If we want to create products people love (like Lego, Minecraft and Spotify) we must reduce the gap between makers and users […] Read more »