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Building Products for Bharat by Arpit Maheshwari and Smriti Pant

BY Andres Phillips on March 15, 2021

In this ProductTank Delhi talk, Arpit Maheshwari and Smriti Pant, Product Managers at Hike, take us through how Indian products are being built to solve local problems in cities throughout the country. Watch the video to see their talk in full or read on for a summary of their key points: What is Bharat and […] Read more »

How we Learned to Build Users' Trust in a new Product Category

BY Emma K. Wells on June 11, 2019

I’m really proud to have been part of the team who launched Echo’s new website – our digital pharmacy users can now manage their medication from whichever device they like, without downloading our app. When we started building our web product, our plan was pretty simple: “Just build the same features as our mobile app […] Read more »

What Does a Successful MVP Look Like?

BY Andy Bell on January 24, 2019

MVP is a phrase that startup people love to throw around. It’s an acronym that can be used as a weapon. Everyone believes their vision is really the Minimum Viable Product. You can use the phrase to batter your colleagues’ ideas. You can simply declare “it’s not really minimum” if you want to do something less […] Read more »

How JustGiving Crowdfunding Went From an Idea to £100m in Five Years

BY Jonathan Waddingham on May 25, 2018

JustGiving’s goal is to grow the world of giving, enabling more money to be raised for good causes through the use of technology. Initially JustGiving supported only registered charities on its website, but the founders’ vision was to support all good causes. In 2012, when I was working as part of the JustGiving team responsible […] Read more »

How to Build new Products in Digital Media by Ana Jakimovska

BY Caroline Rennie on May 11, 2018

Ana Jakimovska has carved out a career in media, working at just about every leading broadcaster in the UK. In this ProductTank London talk she focuses on the importance of knowing your industry and keeping an eye on the wider competition when starting from scratch. The broadcast industry has been hugely disrupted with the rise […] Read more »

How to Start From Scratch and Prioritise by Marcel Britsch

BY Caroline Rennie on May 7, 2018

Accept that a lot of things you do are throwaway. They’re a means to an end, not the final output. Marcel Britsch is a consultant with Equal Experts. In this ProductTank London talk, he covers the complexities of prioritisation when you’re starting from scratch. Using examples from his work with Barclays Bank on a greenfield […] Read more »

New Product Development: an Introduction to Gate Systems

BY Lisa Long on April 19, 2018

New product development is a risky business for companies – the failure rate for product launches hovers around 40%. A quick look at Product Hunt demonstrates there is a flourishing market for new products, all of them competing for our time and money. Companies that have previously found success with one product must invest in the next […] Read more »