Matt Walton: Back to school

BY Eira Hayward on December 5, 2022

They say the best teachers inspire and show you where to look. It’s this sentiment that led Matt Walton to forge a career as a product leader in edtech, first at digital education platform FutureLearn, and now at a new university in the UK that wants to equip its graduates with the interdisciplinary perspectives and Read more »

Understanding your product's true value

BY Dave Martin on September 7, 2022

In product, there is little arguing about what good looks like, although many organisations can’t express how their product development efforts create value. In this article, Dave Martin shares his understanding of where the true value in product lies. Read more »

Building Better Product People - Sebastian Sabouné on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 4, 2020

The best product people are the ones that are insatiably curious, who want to learn more, who want to get better at all aspects of the job.  In many businesses this can be hard – there’s not always an established culture, or people around who have done the job before and can help upskill the Read more »

Petra Wille: A Social Creature

BY Eira Hayward on February 27, 2020

When Petra Wille was in her first job, working as a software engineer for Burda Media, she visited Hamburg for a work project and promised herself she would live in the city one day. “I fell in love with it then,” she says. Now an established product coach and the co-organiser of MTP Engage Hamburg, Read more »

A Product Coaching Framework to Foster Product Thinking

BY Sebastian Saboune on February 24, 2020

At Founders Factory we’ve created and implemented a framework for our product coaching practice based on the hypothesis I wrote about in Mind the Product last year for why product thinking needs to be the future of product management and why product coaching is how we get there. We’ve gathered data from over 20 coachees and Read more »

Insights from the #mtpcon Product Leadership Forum - Part 3

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 23, 2019

In Part 3 of our Product Leadership Forum recap, you can see an overview of the remaining insights from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum (if you missed them, you can take a look back at Part 1 and Part 2). (All of the issues discussed were under the Chatham House rule, so you Read more »

Tell Better Stories - Donna Lichaw on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on May 1, 2019

Over the course of her career, Donna Lichaw has moved from Design and UX to Product – consulting with teams, giving keynotes and working with leadership groups – but what she’s always focused on is storytelling.  Now an executive coach  – “I just won’t help people build products, I help them build themselves,” she says Read more »

Why Product Thinking is the Future for Product Management

BY Sebastian Saboune on February 12, 2019

I believe the future of product management is product thinking. And product coaching is how we get there. I have worked with in product for most of my career. Building products for big corporates, small startups and scale-ups. Mostly I have been on the consulting side, meaning I have always had to hand over what Read more »