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Common Product Development Mistakes and How To Avoid Them All: A Case Study

BY Ashley Fidler on September 23, 2020

In this case study, CPO Ashley Fidler lays bare a catalogue of common errors made by her and her team when launching a cybersecurity software product. Read on for her honest analysis of the experience and to discover what happens when you combine ideas that are too early for the market, poor customer understanding, a […]

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Mindset – Being Empowered To Manage Your Stakeholders With Papa Akuffo

BY Rosemary King on September 11, 2020

Watch on YouTube | Listen on Soundcloud | Watch on Vimeo | View other Mindset episodes Rosemary King welcomes Papa Akuffo to Mindset. Papa is currently Product Management Lead at Ideo. He previously held senior product roles at Pivotal Labs. In this episode, Papa and Rosemary discuss stakeholders, the importance of qualitative, human data, and […]

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Teresa Torres Answers Your Product Discovery Questions

BY Imogen Johnson on September 10, 2020

In the latest Prioritised AMA, we were joined by Teresa Torres who took questions from the audience covering a long list of juicy discovery topics. From how to keep track of your team’s discovery efforts and why the process of discovery is just so damn hard, to effective ways to share discovery results and tips […]

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Strategic Thinking Skills for Product Managers

BY Eira Hayward on September 4, 2020

In Mind the Product’s state of product management survey late last year lots of you said that strategic thinking had been the most important skill in helping you advance your career but it’s certainly not an easy skill to master. We’ve gathered some advice from the community in an attempt to offer some clarity. At its […]

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A Guide to Product/Market Fit

BY Eira Hayward on August 28, 2020

The term product/market fit was popularised by the lean startup movement a few years ago and tends to be something we glibly trot out when referring to a runaway success or a miserable product failure. But what does it mean? How do we get to it? And what is the product manager’s role in maintaining […]

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Thinking Outside the Product Box by Jimena Almendares

BY Jon Horvath on August 21, 2020

In this #mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote, Jimena Almendares, Product Executive at Facebook, uses data to dismantle the idea of a “normal” user, showing the benefits of building products beyond biases and binaries. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key points: There’s no such thing […]

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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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What Makes a Good Product Roadmap?

BY Eira Hayward on August 13, 2020

Roadmap creation is one of the primary jobs of a product manager, and probably the one that causes them the most difficulty. There are many books, blogs, conference talks, and training programmes on what makes a good roadmap, and people make careers out of being roadmapping experts. It’s impossible to distill all this valuable information […]

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The Product Manager's Role: Learnings from the #mtpcon Session Speakers

BY Imogen Johnson on August 12, 2020

At #mtpcon Digital 2020, we were able to enjoy 18 Breakout Session talks, across three days, from some of the best product people around. We’re releasing them all (weekly, in groups). In this selection, take a different look at the product manger’s role in sessions led by Petra Wille, DeVaris Brown and Hope Gurion. Below […]

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Inclusive Design: Dreams and Disasters by Nancy Douyon

BY Jon Horvath on August 7, 2020

In this #mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote, Nancy Douyon, Design Ethicist and Product Philosopher, illustrates the importance of unlearning our Nobility Complex, taking our research away from Western cultures and looking at how we can design for underrepresented groups, leveraging our privilege to better serve everyone. Watch the video to see her talk in full. Or […]

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