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SUNDAY REWIND: Mastering the problem space for product/market fit by Dan Olsen

BY Eira Hayward on November 20, 2022

This week’s Sunday rewind is Dan Olsen’s talk from mtpcon San Francisco on mastering the problem space for product/market fit. In it, Dan, author of The Lean Product Playbook, tackles the key components of product/market fit and how to achieve it. Dan starts by running through the elements of his product/market fit pyramid and then […] Read more »

Identify and manage imposter syndrome by Phyllis Njoroge

BY Eira Hayward on November 4, 2022

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 breakout session, Phyllis Njoroge, Product Manager at Redfin, talks about her journey through imposter syndrome. Phyllis is also the author of a book, From fraud to freedom, that looks at the factors that cause self doubt. Watch this video or read on for key highlights from the talk. Phyllis is careful […] Read more »

Finding your frosting as a product leader by Jeff Birkeland

BY Jon Horvath on October 10, 2022

In this keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022, Jeff Birkeland, VP of Product at Headspace Health, explores how your path to becoming a great product leader through a journey of self-discovery and understanding. […] Read more »

3 myths that get in the way of product adoption by Martina Lauchengo

BY Eira Hayward on September 29, 2022

In this keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022, Martina Lauchengco, Partner at SVPG and author of Loved: How to rethink marketing for tech products, unpicks three myths of Product that get in the way of driving product adoption. […] Read more »

Prioritising customer needs with Dan Olsen

BY Jon Horvath on September 12, 2022

In this keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022, Dan Olsen, author of The Lean Product Playbook shares the importance versus satisfaction framework, and demonstrates how spending time understanding problems, rather than offering solutions, results in better products. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Escaping the build trap by Melissa Perri

BY Eira Hayward on August 14, 2022

In this Sunday Rewind we look back at Melissa Perri’s insightful talk, Escaping the build trap, from our 2017 San Francisco conference. A lot of teams are stuck in ‘the build trap’ she says. They’re busy defining and shipping software with no measures of success, managing the backlog, and focusing on getting features out the […] Read more »

Rethinking delivery with product operations in the age of product

BY Eira Hayward on July 22, 2022

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 Spotlight session, sponsored by Pendo, Christine Itwaru, Senior Director of Product Operations, and Rick Kadlac, Lead Product Operations Systems Manager, look at how to rethink delivery with product operations. […] Read more »

Product Systems: How to manufacture lightning in a bottle by Oji Udezue

BY Jon Horvath on June 13, 2022

In his opening keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 day two, Oji Udezue, Product Lead at Twitter, examines the key elements needed to create impactful product systems that elevate everyone. […] Read more »

Top 7 signs you're in a bad product system by Scott Williamson

BY Jon Horvath on June 6, 2022

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 keynote, Scott Williamson, Former Chief Product Officer at GitLab outlines 7 signs you may be in a bad product system, while giving practical and actionable advice as to how you can make meaningful changes. […] Read more »

Working with strangers, well by Farai Madzima

BY Jon Horvath on May 30, 2022

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022 keynote session, Farai Madzima, UX Manager at Shopify explains that diverse teams are the most effective. By continually prioritising inclusivity, starting today, you can boost safety and belonging, trust and vulnerability, and start to influence change in the tech industry. […] Read more »