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Product Tetris - The Ultimate Game of Leadership by Georgie Smallwood

BY Eira Hayward on January 19, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Georgie Smallwood, CPO at Tier, describes product leadership as the ultimate game of Tetris and reveals how to play the pieces as you get them. For Georgie’s advice on how to execute your product leadership role within set constraints or external impacts, watch the session in full, or read […]

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Bootstrapping a Product Team, by Ibrahim Bashir

BY Chris Massey on January 14, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Ibrahim Bashir, VP Product at Box, discusses different product management archetypes and when to bring each one into a team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Archetypes You end up defining how successful your product org will be at the point when you set […]

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Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

BY Lisa Radel on January 8, 2021

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 […]

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Demystifying Product Strategy by Amy Zima

BY Eira Hayward on January 7, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Amy Zima, the Principal Product Manager at Spotify, aims to demystify the process involved in creating a strategy, offering a case study and sharing lessons learned. Watch the session in full or read on for the highlights. The word strategy can inspire fear or awe in product managers, says […]

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The Anatomy of a Pivot by Asha Haji

BY Edward Kendall on January 1, 2021

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Asha Haji, Co-Founder and COO and Founders Academy shares her recent experience of a pivot. She talks about what drives a pivot, how to decide what to pivot to, and how to manage your pivot once it’s started. Watch the video to see the talk in full. Or read on […]

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Building Products Asynchronously With a Distributed Team by Job van der Voort

BY Jon Horvath on December 28, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Job van der Voort, CEO of Remote and ex VP Product, GitLab, discusses how best to build products asynchronously with a distributed team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Culture of the Written Word Job challenged how we can build successful products when working […]

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All These Worlds Are Yours by Cennydd Bowles

BY Jon Horvath on December 11, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Cennydd Bowles, Designer and Author of Future Ethics, highlighted how, as an industry, we will not survive the 21st century with the over-quantified methods of the 20th and must prioritise ethical practice as a fundamental part of the product process. Watch the video to see his talk in full. […]

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Lessons from a Product Champion by Mary Poppendieck

BY Lisa Radel on December 4, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Mary Poppendieck, author of Lean Software Development and three other bestsellers, shares the most important lessons she learned as a Product Champion at 3M in the 80s and 90s. At the time, 3M’s film products were being replaced by digital and, according to Mary, it managed to survive […]

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Is Inclusive Design Enough? by Julian Thompson

BY Imogen Johnson on December 2, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Julian Thompson the Founder of Rooted by Design, explores a critical question – is inclusive design enough? Julian studied law, focusing on human rights and public policy, before training in design and has spent the last eight-plus years exploring how to put an inclusive design lens over his design […]

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Scaling Product Teams: In Defense of Process by Spectra (Adaora) Asala

BY Eira Hayward on November 27, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Spectra (Adaora) Asala, GM and VP Product, Soapbox at Wistia looks at how you can use process to translate ambiguous challenges into accessible playbooks as your organisation scales. Watch the video to see the talk in full. Or read on for an overview of Spectra’s key points: Process is […]

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