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SUNDAY REWIND: Escaping the build trap by Melissa Perri

BY Eira Hayward on August 14, 2022

In this Sunday Rewind we look back at Melissa Perri’s insightful talk, Escaping the build trap, from our 2017 San Francisco conference. A lot of teams are stuck in ‘the build trap’ she says. They’re busy defining and shipping software with no measures of success, managing the backlog, and focusing on getting features out the […] Read more »

A case study: Building a product without any full-time product managers

BY Francesco Wiedemann on January 6, 2022

In this post, you will learn how you can build an effective operating team of up to 30 people without the need for a full-time Product Manager. You will learn about a model of Shared Product Responsibilities (SPR) and get some examples of concrete building blocks that you can put in place with your team. […] Read more »

Product-led company powered by culture by Shaun Smith-Taylor

BY Jon Horvath on December 17, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, Senior Director at ThetaRay, Shaun Smith-Taylor, provides insights into how you can grow a product-led company by having the right culture. […] Read more »

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Stories – Grant Farhall on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on December 23, 2020

As product people, we work extensively with images. While our designers may be doing the heavy lifting, who hasn’t spent an extra 30 minutes trying to find the perfect image to help get a point across for an executive presentation?  (It can’t just be us who does that…) That’s why we invited Grant Farhall, Chief […] Read more »

A case study: The hidden costs of constantly shipping new things

BY Michal Bugno on August 25, 2020

In this guest post, CTO Michal Bungo shares real-world examples to explain how you can avoid the dangers of shipping products too fast. […] Read more »

Why we Fought SAFe and how we Lost, by Stephen Culligan

BY Sarah Oliver on July 3, 2020

Stephen Culligan shares an honest and humorous tale of a ‘failed’ attempt to take on SAFe as a consultant in a large enterprise company, and the lessons that came out of the experience. Despite setting and aligning clear product, business and technical goals, employing modern product discovery techniques, and defining the North Star, the project […] Read more »

Georgie Smallwood on Product Culture, Leadership and Fintech

BY Eira Hayward on May 5, 2020 for Prioritised Members

Georgie Smallwood has a lot to say about the different ways that product management is practised around the world. In a product career that has taken her from Australia to Hong Kong and to Europe, she’s currently Chief Product Officer for Berlin-based challenger bank N26. She’s spent her eight years in Product working for a […] Read more »

The Birth of a Product Community

BY Andrew Tokeley on April 1, 2020

You will be pleased to hear that this is not another post about COVID-19. It has no tips for working remotely. I have no idea how to entertain your kids while their school is closed. I don’t know why people are panic-buying toilet paper. Instead, and as part of Mind the Product APAC, I want […] Read more »

Good Product Management is the key to Organisational Happiness

BY Jase Clamp on August 20, 2019

A few years ago I read Tony Hsieh’s book on Zappos, a company that has been lauded for its amazing culture. In the book he shares his view on the four pillars for happiness: progress, purpose, control, and connection. Although various people have made lists of this type, this particular list has resonated the most […] Read more »

Can Product Culture Save Media? by Anita Zielina

BY Tobias Freudenreich on July 12, 2019

Anita Zielina’s keynote at this year’s MTP Engage Hamburg addresses the question of whether “product culture” can save the media industry. Anita, who is director of innovation and leadership at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, focuses on the underlying problem of how to change organizations that do not want to change […] Read more »