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SUNDAY REWIND: The root causes of product failure by Marty Cagan

BY Imogen Schels on December 5, 2021

This Sunday Rewind, we go back to 2015, a product great – Silicon Valley Product Group founder, Marty Cagan – and the topic of product failure. […] Read more »

Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

BY Lisa Radel on January 8, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Marty Cagan, author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered”, explains the important role of product leadership in any great product company–and why it’s so hard to get right. Watch the video to see the talk in full or read on for an overview of Marty’s key points: Empower your teams by […] Read more »

Behind Every Great Product by Marty Cagan

BY Martin Eriksson on October 18, 2016

In the opening keynote at this year’s London #mtpcon, Silicon Valley Product Group’s Marty Cagan shared his latest thoughts on what makes a great product manager by looking at the people behind some great products. Through his time at eBay, Netscape, HP and elsewhere, Cagan has worked with lots of great product teams, and has […] Read more »

Announcing the #mtpcon London 2016 Speakers

BY Martin Eriksson on August 17, 2016

[UPDATED] We’re really excited about this year’s #mtpcon London conference on September 30, as it promises to be our best yet. Not only are we adding a ton of optional events before and after the conference, we are doubling the number of workshops, adding more networking opportunities at the conference, bringing back the hot lunch […] Read more »

Product Rockstars have Head, Hands, and Heart

BY Fred Esere on August 12, 2016

Every time you look behind a truly great product, you find people. The individuals who have created paradigm shifting, legacy leaving products are distinguished not merely by what they’ve done, but also by who they are. Take a famous example. Thomas Edison pioneered the lightbulb, one of the greatest products of all time. He wasn’t […] Read more »

Video: The Root Causes of Product Failure by Marty Cagan

BY Martin Eriksson on September 9, 2015

Let’s be honest, most products fail. Even in the best companies this happens – for every Google AdWords there’s a Google Wave. In this insightful talk at Mind the Product San Francisco, the inimitable Marty Cagan outlines what he sees as the root causes of these failures. Most teams today start with an idea, even […] Read more »

Marty Cagan, Kathy Sierra and Jon Kolko to speak at #mtpcon SF

BY Martin Eriksson on January 28, 2015

We know the key to an amazing conference experience is lining up amazing speakers, giving them plenty of stage time and then getting the hell out of the way. So for San Francisco we’re bringing back some old friends and introducing some fresh new voices as well, all of them among the best thinkers and […] Read more »

Video: Marty Cagan's top 10 tips to making products customers love

BY Martin Eriksson on December 11, 2012

Over the past 30 years, Marty Cagan has defined and built products for some of the most successful companies in the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Netscape Communications, America Online, and eBay. He’s the founder of Silicon Valley Product Group and, at our conference Mind the Product 2012, he shared his top 10 secrets to creating products […] Read more »

How to Make Products People Love

BY Basheera Khan on October 22, 2012

Mention the phrase product management, and your first thought might be of project plans, feature roadmaps, business data, and all sorts of tools and techniques that revolve around a product already in market. In reality, the best and most challenging work for any product team lies in the months before market, during product discovery. And […] Read more »