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Ethics and magic algorithms - MTP Hamburg Engage 2022

BY Björn-Torge Schulz on September 8, 2022

At MTP Engage Hamburg 2022, there was a whole slot dedicated to the responsibility of a product manager, with two experts speaking on this pressing topic. Here you can see and read what Roisi Proven and Cennydd Bowles had to say. […] Read more »

Surveillance art, dying phones, and fake likes - Dries Depoorter at MTP Engage Hamburg

BY Arne Kittler on July 25, 2022 for Prioritised Members

For MTP Engage Hamburg 2022 we invited Belgian artist Dries Depoorter to talk about his body of work over the past five years. This spans interactive installations, websites, a best-selling mobile app, and physical products. Here’s a recap of what we learned from his engaging session. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Designing a sustainable future

BY Louron Pratt on June 5, 2022

As today is World Environment Day, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to look back at this amazing talk by Leyla Acaroglu. In the last keynote session at #mtpcon London+EMEA Day 2 she discussed creating a sustainable future. […] Read more »

Spotify, crypto, and ethics - Cennydd Bowles on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 16, 2022

Product people are charged with representing the needs of the customer as well as the needs of the business—but what happens when these are in conflict? We asked ethics consultant Cennydd Bowles to chat with us about how to handle some tricky situations in product. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: An ethical sanity check — what would trolls do?

BY Louron Pratt on February 6, 2022

In this Sunday Rewind, we delve into a blog post by our very own Emily Tate, who explains why it’s important to address the risks that our products have on our users […] Read more »

Creating ethical product principles

BY Josh Hart on November 4, 2021

Recent news on Facebook’s job advert bias is an unfortunate example of the responsibility all product people need to be aware of: what we build impacts the behaviour of our users for good or ill. It raises the importance of ethical product principles. […] Read more »

The influence of psychological safety on product management

BY Sebastian Straube on July 20, 2021

Psychological safety has recently become one of the buzzwords in many workplaces. Many leaders might understand its importance but they often misunderstand what exactly it means and how to establish it. […] Read more »

Integrating social responsibility into product development

BY Kevin Mireles on July 6, 2021

It’s time to add socially responsible to the current product-development trifecta of desirable, feasible and viable. It’s no longer enough to focus on building products that are desirable for customers, feasible to build, and viable for our organizations. We need products that are socially responsible as well. […] Read more »

Breaking the internet - Sudhir Venkatesh

BY The Product Experience on May 19, 2021

In 2008, Columbia University sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh published his first book, Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes To The Streets. A few years later, that got the attention of  Mark Zuckerberg, which led to a role working in Integrity for Facebook, and later, as Director of Social Science Research and Health Research […] Read more »

Designing for Cognitive Bias - David Dylan Thomas

BY The Product Experience on April 28, 2021

Monika Turska defines the job of a Product Manager as someone who helps make better decisions, faster. But making the right decisions—whether it’s the ones that we’re actively making, or the ones we’re empowering our algorithms to make—requires a real understanding of the environment they’re being made in. We asked Design for Cognitive Bias author, […] Read more »