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Offshore Development: Pluses and Minuses for Product Managers

BY John Powell on October 16, 2017

US-based technology companies are working at a fever pitch to recruit the best talent available. I live in Seattle where many Silicon Valley-based firms, including Google and Facebook, have opened offices to tap into the wealth of local talent that companies like Microsoft and Amazon enjoy here.  Another growing trend is to hire offshore talent […] Read more »

A day in the Life of Jamie Parkins, Senior Product Manager at JustGiving

BY Susanna Paevali on August 28, 2017

Jamie Parkins is a senior product manager at JustGiving, the online fundraising platform that enables people from all round the world to raise money for their cause of choice. It has been running for 17 years and has raised in excess of £3 billion to date. Jamie has worked at JustGiving for seven years. He […] Read more »

Do tech skills benefit a product manager?

BY Nacho Bassino on August 16, 2017

Should product managers should have some tech skills. Should they know how to code, and how it would help them in their daily work? Read on to find out… […] Read more »

Experiences in Product: Shendi Wang Explains her Career Path

BY Tremis Skeete on April 26, 2017

Shendi Wang is a Business Leader of Product Development and Innovation at Mastercard. In her ProductTank NYC presentation, she discusses her own personal experiences in product and how they have helped her to discover the types of products she wanted to create. Shendi’s experiences in product started at American Express, developing prepaid products in a […] Read more »

Critical Qualities in a Great Product Manager

BY Lorian Leong on June 22, 2016

So you want to be a product manager?  What do recruiters and senior executive look for in a great Product Manager? In this presentation from ProductTank Oslo, Per Einar Dybvik, partner at Startup Lab Oslo and former CEO of WIMP (now Tidal) shares his perspective in what he looks for in product “super managers”.  From his experiences […] Read more »

Product Management Survey 2016

BY Simon Cast on April 7, 2016

What makes a product manager? From our previous surveys we’ve learned a lot about everything from team sizes and organisation structure to compensation and academic backgrounds. It’s now time to gather fresh data and see how product management is evolving as a craft and a profession, and we need your help. We’ve refreshed our Annual […] Read more »

Level Up your Product Management Skills at #mtpcon SF

BY Martin Eriksson on January 19, 2016

Based on your feedback we’re adding an optional pre-conference day full of in-depth product management workshops to help you level up your skills and kick even more ass than before! We’ve lined up five amazing full-day workshops with true experts in the field and we’re keeping them small and focused with a maximum of 24 […] Read more »

6 Things a Product Manager Is Not

BY Simba Sagwete on December 8, 2015

A product manager is simultaneously none of these six things and all of them at the same time. Not all of us get to work in organisations that are set up with specialists in each subject area. Being the generalists we tend to be, working in a smaller organisation is great for allowing us to […] Read more »

How to Avoid a Product Manager's Worst Nightmare – Part 1

BY Daniel Elizalde on August 12, 2015

Imagine that the product you’ve been working on for months or years implodes on its first day of life – a product manager’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, this story happens too often in the software world. This two-part article covers what you can do to prevent it. […] Read more »