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April's top product management content

BY Eira Hayward on April 29, 2022

April saw Mind the Product run a focus week on “learning to lead”, a podcast from Pluralsight’s Ha Phan on machine learning in discovery, and publish plenty more insightful content besides. Here’s a recap of our top posts from the past month. […] Read more »

Measuring the right North Star metric

BY Sebastian Straube on April 7, 2022

This article focuses on measuring the right things in order to build successful products. It discusses different types of metrics and provides an actionable framework that can be used by Product Managers to measure the path from the customer problem to reaching the product vision […] Read more »

When not to use a North Star - Maahir Shah on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 2, 2022

Figuring out what to prioritise is one of a product team’s biggest challenges. Using a North Star metric to orient around can make it easier—but, as Maahir Shah, Product Manager at Facebook, tells us, it can also lead you in the wrong direction. […] Read more »

The dos and don'ts of product analytics

BY Eira Hayward on April 2, 2021 for Prioritised Members

Analytics help product people to realise their product goals through being evidence and outcome driven — today they are a vital part of any product person’s toolkit. This deep dive into analytics aims to give you some background information on analytics, some handy dos and don’ts and also shares some key insights from a new […] Read more »

Bets, Boards, Missions and North Stars by John Cutler

BY Andres Phillips on March 29, 2021

In this ProductTank Barcelona talk, John Cutler, Product Evangelist at Amplitude, showcases some simple hacks he’s used time and time again as an advisor to help nudge organizations forward and get them thinking in new ways. His key points include: The messy middle Framing bets Explore “ownership” boundaries Hack the language North star framework Watch the […] Read more »

Lean Product Management by Itamar Gilad

BY Eira Hayward on February 1, 2021

In this talk to ProductTank Cardiff product management coach and one-time Google product manager Itamar Gilad looks at how to deal with uncertainty through lean product management. Itamar starts with a story from his former company Google and how it has dealt with social networking over the years. Google had a social networking service called […] Read more »

The GIST Framework by Itamar Gilad

BY Nathan Langley on April 10, 2020

In this talk from #MTP Engage Manchester consultant Itamar Gilad takes us through his GIST (goals, ideas, steps, tasks) framework. Itamar has over 20 years of product management experience working with industry leaders such as Google and Microsoft. He’s now a consultant, speaker and writer. Three Types of Launch Part of the role of a […] Read more »

Data-driven blunders and how to avoid Them

BY Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos on September 5, 2019

Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos considers how you can best incorporate data-driven decisions into product management. […] Read more »

Why Data is key in Building a Company That Learns

BY Alexandre Gabadou on April 23, 2019

Facing uncertainty is a company’s biggest challenge. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a startup or an established company, when you start work on a product, you need to validate your problem, your solution, and find your market. When you scale, uncertainty arises in the form of change – your market changes, your users’ needs […] Read more »