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Coping Through COVID: Shifting Focus and Acknowledging Unknowns

BY Imogen Schels on April 19, 2020

Throughout this new series, we’ll be sharing the stories, learnings and experiences of product people dealing with COVID-19 right across the globe. In this first instalment, Kara Chiles, Senior Director of Consumer Products at Gannett, explains how the product team behind the largest local newspaper company in the United States has been adapting. Thankfully, for Read more »

Outcomes Over Outputs - Josh Seiden on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on March 11, 2020

One of the things we’ve learned from doing this podcast is that it’s important to schedule in time to reflect and to revisit some of the lessons you’ve learned along the way.  It’s been a recurring theme, actually – something that’s been mentioned by Barry O’Reilly, Rian van der Merwe, and John Cutler – and Read more »

Mindset – Product Intuition, Prioritisation, and Process with Tristan Kromer

BY Rosemary King on March 10, 2020

Watch on YouTube | Watch on Vimeo | View other Mindset episodes Rosemary King welcomes Tristan Kromer to Mindset. A lean startup coach and founder of innovation consultancy Kromatic – Tristan also currently serves on the ice cream innovation board at Unilever! In this episode, Tristan and Rosemary discuss product intuition, the art of prioritisation, Read more »

Why Don’t you Slow Down and get More Done?

BY Kate Clark on February 27, 2020

You don’t have to be in a rush to get more done. There’s a bit of a trend for responding with “SO BUSY” when somebody asks you how you are at work. It’s almost as dull as saying you’re tired; the asker is left wishing they hadn’t asked and feeling a little bit like they Read more »

Mastering the art of Prioritizing by Business Value

BY Tina Reynolds on February 7, 2020

As an agile product owner, you’re constantly trying to distinguish your products from the competition. Your secret weapon is your ability to prioritize your product backlog by business value, continuously. You’re well aware of this, but we would argue you could prioritize better. As a product owner, what are the first questions you ask yourself Read more »

Dude Who Stole My Engineering Capacity? By Mihnea Galeteanu and Jane Helman

BY Andres Phillips on December 23, 2019

What do you do if your engineering capacity is reduced by 30% each year? In this ProductTank Toronto talk, two members from the team at Points, Mihnea Galeteanu – Head of Product and Jane Helman – Head of Scrum, explain their coping strategy. While sharing an insightful story of a group of indigenous people in Read more »

Deciding What is Valuable: A Hierarchy to Make Your Product Profitable

BY Jacob de Lichtenberg on December 5, 2019

How do you decide what to prioritize or whether to believe what customers and prospects are telling you about your product? Here, I’ll explain how applying the hierarchy of value certainty, shown below, can help you to answer these questions and make your product profitable. A core skill of product management is prioritization. For most, Read more »

5 Product Management Hacks for Product Leaders

BY Scott Colfer on November 21, 2019

As a product leader, you are the product manager for a leadership team, and the tricks you learned in product teams remain valuable, they just need a little tweak. Here, to help you, are five product management tricks and tools for every product leader. 1. Value Proposition A value proposition helps us to focus on Read more »

The Meaning of MVP - Correcting Common Misconceptions

BY Phil Tarnowski on September 12, 2019

Everyone has their own interpretation of what minimum viable product (MVP) means to their organization and, while the specifics of an MVP definition may vary, this blog explores what an MVP is, and what it definitely is not. A successful MVP is critical to building a successful digital product: it’s the focused feature set that Read more »

How to Start a Bank from Scratch by Megan Caywood

BY Jeff Pole on July 29, 2019

Traditionally, the banking industry has been slow to innovate. It often delivers a user experience that leaves much to be desired. In this ProductTank London talk Megan Caywood, then Chief Platform Officer at Starling Bank, explains how the bank has challenged the status quo by introducing a current account that is entirely digital and tailored Read more »