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OKRs: So simple! So then why isn’t everyone using them?

BY Kim Atherton on November 5, 2020

OKRs are supposed to be clear, simple & constructive – yet they’re often just unhelpful or frustrating. Kim offers expert advice for getting back on track. […] Read more »

User Experience: 5 Tips for Designing Products to Appeal to Millennials

BY Soyun Kim on January 4, 2018

You may have a great idea and polished advertising to go with it, but, for some reason, millennials don’t seem to click with your product. Do you ever wonder why?  What can you do about it? Millennials are one of the largest generations by number, and will soon make up 50% of the global workforce […] Read more »

Product Design: Let's get Emotional

BY Terry Cordeiro on December 12, 2017

Having spoken at conferences twice this year on the subject of design and emotion, I was spurred into writing this post by the number of people who gave me positive feedback. Why is Designing for Emotion so Important? When we recall past experiences, we are not wired to remember the whole experience with total accuracy. […] Read more »

Let’s Stop Talking About Human Error: It’s Your Product

BY Antony Adelaar on January 26, 2017

What if I said that there was no such thing as human error, only poorly designed products? Ok, park your pitchfork. Let’s approach this slowly, starting with Emma. It’s pay day in the small firm and hope is running high. Emma, who otherwise enjoys kayaking and reading sci-fi, manages the one-person finance office. She oversees […] Read more »

Overhaul of the internal apps at Tesco

BY Christina Latham on December 14, 2016

My product is store stock management. I product-manage multiple apps which allow store workers at retail giant Tesco to manage stock and provide an excellent customer service. Tesco store apps include all the stock control routines: deliveries, reductions, counts, waste, training, product search and so on. I was surprised to learn (less so when I […] Read more »

Making My Underwear an accessible product

BY Andy Rosic on November 24, 2016

This is a story about My Underwear. Not my underwear —  but “My Underwear” — the mobile game for children from my old game studio. More importantly, it’s about the hard work of building accessible products, about finding and fuelling previously unreachable audiences (niche markets on the internet), and ultimately about creating joy for people using our products […] Read more »

Handling requests for new features in a successful product

BY Doug Lemme on November 3, 2016

If you have a successful product and your users ask for new features that really make sense, then you’re in an enviable position.  However, the way in which you choose handle these requests can play a big role in the product’s future success or failure.  In my experience there are several alternatives worth considering: Do […] Read more »

The biggest challenge for product managers?

BY Christian Bonilla on October 25, 2016

A few weeks ago, I invited Mind the Product readers to take part in a brief survey with a simple goal: to identify the biggest challenges product managers face in their role. I’m sincerely grateful to the 47 of you who provided your thoughts, many of which were detailed and insightful in their own right. […] Read more »

The matrimony of qualitative and quantitative analytics

BY Hannah Levenson on September 20, 2016

As mobile app technology evolves, it seems logical that our mobile analytics capabilities should evolve proportionally. Yet for the most part, any evolution in the mobile analytics realm is happening at a much more glacial pace. Now that’s not to discount improvements in areas such as data visualisation, product integrations, and real-time capabilities, which have […] Read more »

How product managers can make meetings great again

BY Nis Frome on August 24, 2016

It’s become a common trope that product management is less about the management of products and more directly about the management of stakeholder relations. To that end, meetings would seem like an ideal use of time, enabling product managers to communicate with key members of the team. But as most readers know, that’s rarely the […] Read more »