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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 »

Robotics and society by Cynthia Yeung

BY Eira Hayward on May 27, 2022

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas keynote, Cynthia Yeung, Head of Product at Plus One Robotics, gets us thinking about human/robot interaction and how we might discover a deeper understanding of our own humanity through robotics and AI. Read more »

What we learned at MTP SF+Americas

BY Louron Pratt on May 26, 2022

This week, thousands of product people from across the world came together both in-person and online for #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022. After a three-year hiatus of in-person events in the US, it was our first hybrid conference experience in San Francisco. Here’s a quick look at what we learned across the two days. Read more »

Learn from a world-class speaker line-up at #mtpcon SF+Americas

BY Emily Tate on April 25, 2022

We’re delighted to be bringing our flagship conference, #mtpcon, back to San Francisco next month. #mtpcon SF+Americas will be our first hybrid conference experience in San Francisco. Read more »

Product, Society, and Ethics by Kathy Pham

BY Valerie Gee on September 20, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Kathy Pham reflects on the importance of asking societal and ethical questions in product organizations and asks how teams and companies can be more accountable in the future. Kathy, who is a Fellow at Mozilla, Harvard, and MIT with over 15 years’ tech experience in product, engineering, data and leadership, asserts Read more »

Great User Research (for Non-Researchers) by Steve Portigal

BY Emily Tate on September 13, 2019

Researchers often have concerns about what will happen when “other people” go out and do work with users. But the demand for research far outweighs the supply of researchers, and everyone wins when more people are enabled to do research themselves. At #mtpcon San Francisco, Steve Portigal, Principal at Portigal Consulting, tells us how to Read more »

Be a Director, not a Manager by Fareed Mosavat

BY Valerie Gee on September 6, 2019

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Fareed Mosavat, Director of Product, Lifecycle, at Slack, shares his early career lessons on creativity from Pixar. He says being a great product leader is about being a director instead of a manager. Products have become much more complex over the last 20 years and an increasingly competitive Read more »