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Making Better Predictions - Margaret Heffernan on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on June 10, 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that predicting the future is hard and in this episode, sponsored by Amplitude, we turn to Margaret Heffernan to learn how to do it better. She’s a captivating speaker with more than 12 million views of her TED talks and a prolific writer who recently published Uncharted: How To […]

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How to Focus on the Product Ideas That Matter

BY Dan Waldron on June 2, 2020

There is no monopoly on good product ideas. They can come from many places. A competitive analysis provided by the marketing team could highlight new opportunities to differentiate the product. A sales request to add a new feature for a customer could contain an insight that would improve the product for everyone. Technical feedback from […]

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Coping Through COVID: Shifting Focus and Acknowledging Unknowns

BY Imogen Johnson on April 19, 2020

Throughout this new series, we’ll be sharing the stories, learnings and experiences of product people dealing with COVID-19 right across the globe. In this first instalment, Kara Chiles, Senior Director of Consumer Products at Gannett, explains how the product team behind the largest local newspaper company in the United States has been adapting. Thankfully, for […]

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A Practical Guide for Product Strategy From Almundo: A Case Study:

BY Franco Fagioli on April 6, 2020

Eighteen months ago travel tech company Almundo started to refine its processes to become a product-driven company. Our goal was to define how we would set and communicate the company strategy, and how that strategy would lead OKRs and backlog definition. This is what we did. Note: This post was written before the Covid19 lockdown. […]

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Creating Consistency Within the Chaos of Roadmapping by Rohini Pandhi

BY Andres Phillips on February 1, 2020

The process of building products can be challenging and needs to be iterated on as much as the product itself. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Rohini Pandhi, Product Manager at Square, shares her thoughts on roadmapping and its role in the product process. Watch the video for her talk in full. Or read on for an […]

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Free Your Product Roadmap and Ditch the Timeline

BY Janna Bastow on October 1, 2019

I recently raised something on Twitter that I’ve said in the past on conference stages, webinars, podcasts, Mind the Product and elsewhere – the timeline roadmap simply has to go. The topic led to a long thread of questions which I’ve decided to answer here. My Tweet was inspired when checking out Ecosia, a new […]

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Good Product Management is the key to Organisational Happiness

BY Jase Clamp on August 20, 2019

A few years ago I read Tony Hsieh’s book on Zappos, a company that has been lauded for its amazing culture. In the book he shares his view on the four pillars for happiness: progress, purpose, control, and connection. Although various people have made lists of this type, this particular list has resonated the most […]

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4 Product-Driven Steps to an ArtificiaI Intelligence Roadmap

BY Daniel Shenfeld on July 25, 2019

What’s so transformative about artificial intelligence (AI), anyway? Artificial intelligence (AI) is regularly breaking new ground, from DeepMind’s AlphaGo Zero teaching itself to play Go and beating human champions to text-generating algorithms so powerful that their creators at OpenAI decided not to release them publicly for fear of malicious use. While these accomplishments are rightfully generating enormous buzz and […]

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Prioritization: How to get rid of Those Pesky Bugs?

BY Emily Tate on March 18, 2019

As a product consultant and trainer, I hear a lot of similar questions over and over. Many are what you might expect and are regularly debated on Twitter: “What’s the difference between a product manager and a product owner?” “How should I manage my roadmap?” “Do product managers need to know how to code?” But […]

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How Does Product Management Give you the Best Chance of a Successful Digital Transformation?

BY Liz Love on February 19, 2019

Moving from project-based thinking to product-based thinking is an essential part of delivering a successful digital transformation. What are the benefits of taking on such an initiative, and how does product management give you the best possible chance of success? What is Digital Transformation? Digital transformation is “the use of technology to radically improve performance or […]

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