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Being Effective and Efficient in Product: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Johnson on August 19, 2020

At #mtpcon Digital 2020, we enjoyed 18 Breakout Session talks, across three days, from some of the best product people around. We’ve now released them all and in this final selection, discover how to be more effective and efficient in your role. Check out the videos to watch sessions with Bruce McCarthy, Jonathan Hassell, Amber […]

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MTP Prioritised: AMA with Mina Radhakrishnan

BY Imogen Johnson on August 6, 2020

In this Prioritised AMA, we put your questions to Mina Radhakrishnan – co-founder of Sydney based property tech startup, :Different. Starting her career as a business analyst for Goldman Sachs, Mina later joined Google as a member of the Associate Product Management program, before moving to ModCloth as one of their first product managers. Mina’s […]

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How to Connect Your Product Work to Your Top Business Metrics, By Pratima Arora

BY Andres Phillips on July 27, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Head of Product at Confluence, Pratima Arora gives us a framework for making sure that our work has an impact on the overall business goals of the organization. Her key points include: Transferring from engineering to product management Changing customer DNA Three key business drivers Watch the video to see […]

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MTP Prioritised: AMA with Christina Wodtke

BY Imogen Johnson on June 25, 2020

In this Prioritised AMA, Christina Wodtke – the amazing author, speaker, and lecturer at Stanford, answers questions on her books, how to encourage autonomy, writing OKRs successfully and even reviving them when they’ve failed. If you’re a Prioritised member you can watch again now and read the full recap. Not already a member? Sign up to […]

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How to Write OKRs That Don't Suck by Adrian Howard

BY Chris Massey on June 5, 2020

Consultant, coach and trainer Adrian Howard has, over the years, seen many organisations attempt to implement Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), generally in response to a sense that “everything is wrong” and with a hopeful attitude of “these seem simple and clear”. In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, he explains how to write OKRS that, […]

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Christina Wodtke: Working with Mindfulness and Compassion

BY Eira Hayward on April 13, 2020

Christina Wodtke’s path to her current standing as an established authority on the attributes of high-performing teams and the use of OKRs has been a roundabout one. As she puts it: “I took the scenic route.” Today she’s a lecturer in the computer science department at Stanford University, teaching a range of classes in HCI […]

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A Practical Guide for Product Strategy From Almundo: A Case Study:

BY Franco Fagioli on April 6, 2020

Eighteen months ago travel tech company Almundo started to refine its processes to become a product-driven company. Our goal was to define how we would set and communicate the company strategy, and how that strategy would lead OKRs and backlog definition. This is what we did. Note: This post was written before the Covid19 lockdown. […]

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Creating Consistency Within the Chaos of Roadmapping by Rohini Pandhi

BY Andres Phillips on February 1, 2020

The process of building products can be challenging and needs to be iterated on as much as the product itself. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Rohini Pandhi, Product Manager at Square, shares her thoughts on roadmapping and its role in the product process. Watch the video for her talk in full. Or read on for an […]

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Practical Insights and Guidance at #mtpcon London Workshops

BY Imogen Johnson on October 17, 2019

Product people descended upon central London this morning for a series of Mind the Product training workshops, kicking off #mtpcon ahead of tomorrow’s conference. More than 400 conference attendees were up bright and early to join one of 14 workshops covering a range of topics from user research and stakeholder management to product roadmapping and […]

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Enabling Outcome-Oriented Product Organisations Through OKRs by Sonja Mewes

BY Sonja Mewes on August 16, 2019

While most product people can agree on the attributes of an effective goal, turning them into tangible results is a different story. Goals quickly lose their effectiveness when product teams are not able to link them to the actions of their daily work. However, before you join in the OKR hype, it makes sense to […]

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