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The Complete Guide to Building MVPs

BY Dmytro Zaichenko on December 10, 2020

The goals of a minimum viable product are centred around idea validation and execution, learning, experiments, and ways of minimizing the effort to bring a meaningful new product to market. For the majority of product owners, having an MVP is not a question at all, while some are still skeptical about spending time on this […] Read more »

Evidence-Based Product Backlogs, by John Pagonis

BY Rebecca Freeman on October 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, John Pagonis –  then UX Lead at ‘The Mortgage Works’/Founder of Zanshin labs, shares his experience of creating an evidence-based backlog. Watch the video to see the talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: Product Waste – Do you really have time and money to waste […] 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 »

When you Look but Don't see: Agile as Performance

BY Rosemary King on July 8, 2019

While I’ve driven all of my adult life in the US, I’ve not had a UK driver’s license for the five or so years I’ve lived here. This year I decided to change all that and enrolled on an intensive driving course so I could knock it out in two weeks. Sadly after a couple […] Read more »

Lean, Agile, & Design Thinking by Jeff Gothelf

BY Emily Tate on June 7, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Good product development practices are supposed to be built upon alignment and shared understanding, Jeff Gothelf, Author of Sense & Respond tells us at #mtpcon Singapore. But often, organisations end up looking a lot like that painting in the classic scene from the movie Goodfellas: One dog’s going one way, the other dog’s going the […] Read more »

A Better Shipyard - Joff Redfern on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 10, 2019

Few people have more experience in leading product teams than Joff Redfern. Now the VP of Product at Atlassian, he’s held similar roles at LinkedIn, Yahoo!, and Fidelity Investments. Joff’s team at Atlassian creates the products that many of us use to manage our own product and development processes; he’s got a unique viewpoint on the […] Read more »

How High Performance Organisations Innovate at Scale by Barry O'Reilly

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 1, 2017

If you can change the way that you behave, then you can start to experience the world in a different way. That then changes the way that you think. In this engaging talk from Mind the Product London 2017, Barry O’Reilly shows that this is almost always what needs to happen when we look to […] Read more »

Achieve Absolute Transparency With Portfolio Kanban

BY Alexander Novkov on November 6, 2017

Having process transparency is a key element for the successful execution of any plan that involves people working together. Although product management is no exception, some leaders fail to recognize that. One of the most common mistakes for product managers to make concerning transparency is that they fail to connect the dots between the product roadmap […] Read more »

Why a Design Sprint is Better Than Real Life (and how to Keep Those Vibes When the Week Finishes)

BY Jobina Hardy on October 6, 2017

Last month I participated in a Design Sprint, a structured and facilitated Lean development workshop designed and championed by Google Ventures. This is a regimented five-day process of unpicking a core business challenge and working up a speedy solution that then gets tested with real humans. On the face of it, the primary goal of […] Read more »

The Roadmap Dilemma: When to Grow, When to Learn

BY Alexandre Gabadou on October 4, 2017

All products start with one thing in common: teams face a certain degree of uncertainty about the market they’re targeting. In Lean methodologies, you build an MVP to collect user feedback and confirm your hypotheses, or you learn from your mistakes and pivot. Reducing uncertainty, therefore, comes as a result of learning cycles, and will […] Read more »