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Organizational behavior and dysfunction in product management by Ken Chin

BY Andres Phillips on March 18, 2022

The majority of product organizations are not led by people with product backgrounds. In this ProductTank London talk, Ken Chin, Director of Product at Farfetch, explains why dysfunction is a problem in many companies and provides three examples of dysfunction. They are: […] Read more »

So long stakeholder problems

BY Imogen Schels on March 23, 2021

In this blog post, we revisit an episode of Mindset in which Singapore-based Tamara Moona, Associate Director of Product at Pivotal Labs, and Priscilla Nu, Head of Digital Experience and Design at SP Group, share their advice on developing organisational alignment and tackling issues with stakeholders. Product practice is relatively new in many regions around the world, […] Read more »

Goals For Alignment, Not Bonuses

BY Liam Hutchinson on February 11, 2021

Goals are important. They can give us a sense of purpose and direction. They aid us in prioritizing where we spend our time. They can empower teams and individuals. They can align us to achieve our most ambitious dreams. Goals can also divide us, be divisive and see people incentivized with conflicting goals and self-serving with individuals fighting […] Read more »

Enhancing Product Thinking with 5 Slides (and Practice), by Fanni Fejes

BY Chris Massey on December 14, 2020

Fanni Fejes shares a powerful coaching tool that is used at Founders Factory to help entrepreneurs develop a strong product mindset. They realised early that product management doesn’t scale, but that successful startups hinged on the founders developing a strong product mindset. To move from that problem statement to the desired outcome, they decided to help […] Read more »

Implementing Mailchimp's New Measurement Playbook - Lessons Learned

BY Imogen Schels on June 19, 2020 for Prioritised Members

When Jake Walker joined Mailchimp as Director of Product Analytics in July 2019, he quickly set out to implement a user-friendly framework, measuring the overall product experience. In just six months, his framework was in place. Here, he explains the steps he and his team took to implement this new initiative and what they’d do differently if […] Read more »

Organizational Alignment Through Vision and Principles By Elena Luneva

BY Andres Phillips on June 9, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, then Head of Product at Nuna, Elena Luneva explains the importance of making sure your company has a product vision to help make better product decisions and ensure organizational buy-in. The key points of her talk include: Establishing a product vision Aligning your team with the vision Using product […] Read more »