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Product People on Prioritisation

BY Imogen Schels on November 13, 2020

We asked 55 people working in product management roles to share their thoughts, feelings, and frustrations on the process of prioritisation. Read on for an overview of their feedback, and if you’re a Mind the Product member, you can access an extended report (more on this below). Who We Spoke To The majority of people Read more »

Startup Roadmaps and Prioritisation, by Ahmed El-Sharkasy

BY Helene Sanchez on November 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ahmed El-Sharkasy – CEO and Co-Founder at Knowledge Officer – offers exceptional insights on product roadmapping and prioritisation. If you’re a startup or want to found one, this talk is for you. Or you can read the key learnings below: Have a flexible plan Don’t fall into the buzzword trap: embracing an Read more »

The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey

BY Petra Wille on October 23, 2020

Back in 2016, I was working with the product organization of a larger tech company. They asked me to help every product manager on the team “understand the role of the product manager better,” and to help the product managers understand what “better” would actually look like. This was not an easy challenge and, although Read more »

Evidence-Based Product Backlogs, by John Pagonis

BY Rebecca Freeman on October 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, John Pagonis –  then UX Lead at ‘The Mortgage Works’/Founder of Zanshin labs, shares his experience of creating an evidence-based backlog. Watch the video to see the talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: Product Waste – Do you really have time and money to waste Read more »

Roadmaps & Prioritisation - Lessons Learnt the Hard way, by Ren Yi Hooi

BY Rebecca Freeman on September 29, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ren Yi Hooi –  then Product Director at RailsBank, shares her experience of  prioritization challenges in a fast pace organisation. Watch the video to see the talk in full, or read on for an overview of her key points: The challenges of prioritization in all stages of a product lifecycle Suggestions of Read more »

Embracing the Art of Prioritisation by Emily Tate

BY Edward Kendall on September 21, 2020

Prioritising a backlog is a technically simple task, so why is it so hard? In this ProductTank London talk Emily Tate – Chief of Staff at Mind the Product, helps us embrace the art of prioritisation. Watch the video to see her talk in full, or read on for an overview of her key points. Focus Read more »

How do you Build a Qualitative Data Lake?

BY Rosemary King on September 15, 2020

How do you build a data lake? In fact, what even is one? And what’s the key to understanding qualitative data operations? I’ll share my thinking on these excellent questions, and the process I’m current testing out with my own team – please feel free to share yours too! For basically my entire 10 years Read more »

Product Strategy and Skill Development: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Schels on July 22, 2020

In this first, Breakout Session release from #mtpcon Digital 2020, you can delve into four of the event’s deep-dive sessions focusing on product strategy and skill development. Below you’ll find videos for the following: Roadmapping with C Todd Lombardo Prioritisation for Impact with Gabrielle Bufrem Lean Product Development with Jeff Gothelf Dual-Track Development Demystified with Read more »

Priorities for Prioritization

BY Nigel Farmer on May 26, 2020

Prioritization techniques such as RICE, MoSCoW and Value versus Effort are not complicated in theory but in practice, most Product Managers struggle with prioritization and research such as The state of Product Leadership 2020 shows that we’re not especially good at it. However good foundations can help teams to focus on what’s most important. Start With Strategy Read more »

Introducing Mind the Product Membership

BY Martin Eriksson on May 5, 2020

Mind the Product burst to life in a London pub in 2010 when we invited 25 product managers to come together to share stories, experiences, and lessons learned. Since then, we’ve put down roots across the globe and are no longer a community of just 25. Today we’re 200,000+, making Mind the Product the largest Read more »