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A day in the Life of an MTP Engage Manchester Attendee

BY Adam Warburton on January 10, 2019

We’ve been planning MTP Engage Manchester for almost a year now, and we’re confident we’ve put together a conference that’s representative of this epic city and showcases the best that the North of the UK has to offer. We’re product managers who have designed the entire MTP Engage experience for product managers – so what Read more »

Introducing the Speakers for MTP Engage Manchester 2019

BY Graeme Goulden on December 13, 2018

We took the decision to bring MTP Engage to Manchester a couple of years ago, based on the huge popularity of the ProductTank events we run in the city. This outing for MTP Engage has a distinctly Mancunian vibe, celebrating everything that’s going on in the city. It’s testament to the appeal of Manchester and its Read more »

The World is Colorful, so why Shouldn't our Users be? by Mirja Bester

BY Petra Wille on November 19, 2018

Modern corporate culture is slowly coming to understand the benefits of highly diverse teams, stretching from gender to personality types. But where does product management stand with embracing that same diversity and complexity in our users? At this year’s MTP Engage, product director at Xing, Mirja Bester, shared how she thinks that by taking the Read more »

Gods, Superheroes, and Product Managers by Randy Silver

BY Randy Silver on June 29, 2018

John Carpenter’s “Big Trouble in Little China” is a 1980s masterpiece, and easily one of the silliest action movies you’ll ever see. It’s remarkable for a very simple reason: Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) may be the film’s lead character – he’s front and centre on the poster — but he’s not actually the hero of Read more »

Agile, Empathy, and 12 Steps... What we Learned at MTP Engage

BY Emily Tate on April 23, 2018

MTP Engage returned to Hamburg last week as the largest gathering of product people in Germany for the second year in a row. Over 350 product people gathered to make new connections, share experiences, and learn from 20 amazing speakers. This is Your Tribe Martin Eriksson, Arne Kittler, and Petra Wille opened the day by welcoming Read more »

Key Product Dates for Your Diary in 2018

BY Martin Eriksson on December 27, 2017

In a recent blog post Mind the Product’s director of training, Rosemary King, said that getting an edge as a product manager means “collecting as many valuable experiences as you can from as many places as possible,” and we’ve got plenty in the pipeline next year to help you do just that. Our 2018 is shaping up to Read more »

Get Ready for MTP Engage Hamburg 2018

BY Arne Kittler on November 3, 2017

On April 19 & 20 the second edition of MTP Engage will take place in Hamburg. We’ve been really happy with the positive feedback we received for this year’s premiere – it’s great to know so many people took so much away from the event. Here’s a video with some impressions from this year’s event: Read more »

System Thinking for Product Managers by Johanna Kollmann

BY Petra Wille on September 22, 2017

In one of the keynotes of this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg, Johanna Kollmann reviews established system thinking concepts and applies them to the world of today’s product management. Read more »

How to Break Free of the Feature Factory by John Cutler

BY Arne Kittler on August 22, 2017

In the closing talk of this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg, John Cutler looks at why his Medium post 12 Signs You Are Working in a Feature Factory touched a nerve for so many people in product development. There’s widespread tension in our industry, John says. While everyone talks about “outcomes over output” and says they strive Read more »

Engaging Product People - the Hamburg Way

BY Arne Kittler on May 5, 2017

Last week the first ever MTP Engage took place in Hamburg and gathered over 300 product people – the largest gathering of product people in Germany ever! – for a day of keynotes, sessions and a number of side events to facilitate exchange among those who attended. We wanted to live up to the event’s Read more »