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Georgie Smallwood on Product Culture, Leadership and Fintech

BY Eira Hayward on May 5, 2020

Georgie Smallwood has a lot to say about the different ways that product management is practised around the world. In a product career that has taken her from Australia to Hong Kong and to Europe, she’s currently Chief Product Officer for Berlin-based challenger bank N26. She’s spent her eight years in Product working for a 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 »

Conversations, Conflict and Leadership - Roman Pichler on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 8, 2020

Throughout their careers, whatever question either Lily or Randy has had, Roman Pichler’s probably had some great advice on the topic! A longtime consultant, author and teacher, we grabbed him for a chat focusing on some of the lessons contained in his fourth book, How to Lead in Product Management. Quote of the Episode A Read more »

A Practical Guide for Product Strategy From Almundo: A Case Study:

BY Franco Fagioli on April 6, 2020

Eighteen months ago travel tech company Almundo started to refine its processes to become a product-driven company. Our goal was to define how we would set and communicate the company strategy, and how that strategy would lead OKRs and backlog definition. This is what we did. Note: This post was written before the Covid19 lockdown. Read more »

How Lessons From Wargames can Help you Ship Products and Build Strong Teams

BY Adam Thomas on March 16, 2020

We all know that product is hard, so here are some themes from a very playful activity that will help you get better at it. Shipping products is rough, full of false starts, lousy execution, and a lack of will to kill products quickly. But a bad strategy creates a state of false hope, and Read more »

Rethinking the Product Mindset by Sandhya Hedge

BY Andres Phillips on December 30, 2019

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Sandhya Hedge, Global VP of Marketing at Amplitude, tells us how to become a better product manager by rethinking your mindset. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key points: How d you know if you’re a good manager? The right Read more »

5 Product Management Hacks for Product Leaders

BY Scott Colfer on November 21, 2019

As a product leader, you are the product manager for a leadership team, and the tricks you learned in product teams remain valuable, they just need a little tweak. Here, to help you, are five product management tricks and tools for every product leader. 1. Value Proposition A value proposition helps us to focus on Read more »

Product Leadership in Financial Services by Hakim Mendjeli

BY Andres Phillips on November 11, 2019

What is product leadership? In this ProductTank London talk, Hakim Mendjeli – Managing Director of French Digital, shares his perspective and experience as a practitioner of product leadership in the financial services industry. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: An overview of Read more »

Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum - Part 1

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 21, 2019

Held in the lovely Barbican Conservatory, this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum brought together a group of senior product leaders for the type of conversations that can only happen behind closed doors. As a result, all of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you won’t see any direct quotes, but Read more »

Insights from the #mtpcon Product Leadership Forum - Part 3

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 23, 2019

In Part 3 of our Product Leadership Forum recap, you can see an overview of the remaining insights from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum (if you missed them, you can take a look back at Part 1 and Part 2). (All of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you Read more »