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Lessons learned from managing internal products

BY Ahmed Sulaiman on June 3, 2021

Working on an internal product isn’t different from any other publicly available product. You still have to understand the problem, clearly communicate the value, and make sure people get things done. The only difference is that your users also happen to be your teammates. […] Read more »

Enhancing Product Thinking with 5 Slides (and Practice), by Fanni Fejes

BY Chris Massey on December 14, 2020

Fanni Fejes shares a powerful coaching tool that is used at Founders Factory to help entrepreneurs develop a strong product mindset. They realised early that product management doesn’t scale, but that successful startups hinged on the founders developing a strong product mindset. To move from that problem statement to the desired outcome, they decided to help […] Read more »

Being a Successful Product Manager From 5,000 Miles Away

BY Sophie Harpur on March 24, 2020

As a product manager at Split, 5,000 miles away from the rest of her team, Sophie Harpur has learnt a thing or to about successful remote working. As you’ve probably read in all those blog posts and books about product management, the ideal scenario is to have your product manager co-located with engineering, sitting no […] Read more »

How to Pick the Right Tools for your Experiments by Thomas Leitermann

BY Thomas Leitermann on August 23, 2019

Ready to get started with your experiment? Only need to find the right tool now? But which one to choose? It feels like being in a jungle with tools upon tools – how to navigate this situation? In this talk from MTP Engage in Hamburg, I share learnings and examples from some of the numerous […] Read more »

Embrace Uncertainty: the art of Applying a Scientific Approach

BY Wes Galliher on April 18, 2019

The rollercoaster ride that is product development is inherently chaotic and ever-changing. So, as process-oriented professionals, we product managers look to the structure and predictability of a scientific approach for certainty. Our inputs into such a scientific approach, however, are based on assumptions – either individual or corporate – that contain significant amounts of uncertainty. […] Read more »

How to Foster Healthy Communication When Your Team is Distributed

BY Cassidy Fein on March 12, 2019

Building and sustaining a healthy team culture and communication is a large part of being a successful product manager. Since product managers don’t directly manage other team members (except for other product managers), and your unit of delivery is your team, influence and inspiration are vital for ensuring your team is happy, healthy, and productive. […] Read more »

The #1 Answer in Product: It Depends

BY Martin Eriksson on August 2, 2018

The internet lends itself to binary positions: you’re either for something or against it, advocating it or decrying it. It’s not just Twitter’s 280 characters that limit us to this black and white thinking, most blog posts and conference talks seem to follow the same trend. And I’m not even talking about politics. Waterfall vs […] Read more »

Tools to Help Product Managers Think Strategically and Commercially

BY Susana Lopes on June 18, 2018

Kevin Trilli joined Onfido as our chief product officer last year and brought with him some great experience, tools, and techniques. His methods have got us much more in tune commercially, and thinking strategically. It’s made me want to share how we work, so others can try it too and let us know how they’ve improved some […] Read more »

Product Management Tools in Everyday Life - Oisin Zimmermann (ProductTank Oslo)

BY Jess Lane on March 27, 2017

When you first start building a product you have a lot of decisions to make. You have to figure out what to build, what to build first, and know how to explain your decisions to both yourself and your team. As the ball starts rolling, keeping track of what to deliver and when as well […] Read more »

The Day-To-Day Product Management Toolkit

BY Linda Johannessen on August 5, 2016

In this talk from ProductTank Oslo, Janna Bastow focused on practical advice: What tools should you use as a product manager, and how do you use them? As a product manager you have different areas that all need their own set of tools, such as design, customer success, analytics, product and overall efficiency. Good tools will […] Read more »