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7 Lessons on Building Product with Outsourced Developers

BY Juan José Ramírez on April 14, 2016

If you’ve ever heard stories about people who tried to develop products with outsourced developers (or if you’ve tried it yourself), you probably know how cumbersome and frustrating it can be. The sad reality is that the bad reputation of outsourced development is not entirely unfair, but a lot of the responsibility for that also Read more »

The Importance of Hiring Product Developers

BY Gabriel García Fernández on February 18, 2016

Take a look at the job offers for technical people that are out there right now. Senior Javascript Expert, Junior Django Backend Developer, Full-Stack Python/JS Developer… It’s the same pattern over and over. An optional “seniority” adjective, a fancy technology name plus the “Developer” or “Expert” word appended at the end. I think we’re doing Read more »

How to avoid screwing up technology (and how product managers can help)

BY Chris Massey on February 15, 2016

Paul Lomax has been with Dennis Publishing for 5 years, and experienced first-hand the problem of bringing a focus on technology into a business in an industry that has not historically been at all technology-focused. So how do you do technology if you’re not a technology company? Part of the challenge is that you’re unlikely Read more »

A Product Manager’s Hierarchy of Needs

BY Hemal Kuntawala on June 18, 2015

Having spent time with product teams in both early-stage startups and corporate environments, I’ve observed that it’s still really easy to forget the basics when building and launching a product. Read more »

The Power Of The Perfect Slice

BY Alastair Lee on March 15, 2013

Agile methodologies extol the virtues of releasing early and using feedback to guide your product decisions. For new products, this philosophy works well and can avoid wasting effort building features that users don’t value. However, agile techniques often hit problems when used on established products due to stakeholder fears about brand and experience damage. The Read more »

Mind the Product 2012 - Product Management Conference

BY Martin Eriksson on April 24, 2012

We’re delighted to announce our first ever conference – Mind the Product 2012 – on Friday, September 28th at the Mermaid Conference Centre in London. Mind the Product 2012 is the first conference of its kind, bringing together product management leaders from around the world to explore the intersection of design, technology and business – Read more »