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Product Management Across Cultures by Claire Parker

BY Andres Phillips on December 3, 2019

In this ProductTank London talk, Claire Parker, Group Product Manager at the Financial Times tells us how the strategy for a global publication partnership can be executed. She takes us through: Problems and pitfalls Learnings and overcomings Watch the video to see Claire’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key […] Read more »

Rediscover the Forgotten Art of Product Strategy

BY Tanya Cordrey on October 21, 2019

A strong product strategy is often neglected because of the absence of any strategic thinking in product teams. What can product managers do to make sure they give their product strategy the attention it warrants? Tanya shares her ideas for nurturing a strong product strategy from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum. It’s about […] Read more »

Podcast: Roadmaps, OKRs, Vision and Prioritisation with Bruce McCarthy

BY The Product Experience on February 20, 2019

Bruce McCarthy was the president of the Boston Product Management Association, is the founder of consultancy Product Culture and co-wrote the book on roadmapping, Product Roadmaps Relaunched.  He joined us live at the Mind the Product Leadership Forum to chat about how he builds his own roadmaps, prioritisation, product vision, OKRs and quite a bit more. Quote […] Read more »

How to Avoid Being Blindsided by your Competition by Jeetu Patel

BY Megan Hart (Conlin) on April 12, 2018

Jeetu Patel, chief product officer at Box, joined us at ProductTank San Francisco to share his top tips to help product leaders stay ahead of their competition. In today’s competitive product landscape, Jeetu recommends focusing on the right problem, the right people and the right users to make your product stand out. Below is a […] Read more »

Managing Internal Communication for Big Projects

BY Chris Massey on June 17, 2016

Alex Watson (at the time of recording, Head of Product at The Telegraph) takes us behind the scenes of a complex, rapid and responsive re-platforming of one of the UK’s largest news websites (up to 1 million unique users per month!)  What he reveals is that good story-telling is critical, as internal communication is essential when you’re […] Read more »

Creating Digital Products & Services at The Guardian

BY Chris Massey on April 19, 2016

Nick Haley, Head of UX at Guardian News Media, joined us at ProductTank at the BBC to give us practical examples of how his team is becoming more agile and how digital products are iterated every day with real users, breaking his thoughts down into five core principles. 1 – Know Your Audience The UX […] Read more »

Avoiding product management whiplash

BY Hemal Kuntawala on November 27, 2014

I recently spent time with some new product managers and nearly all of them commented on how they found it difficult juggling the different disciplines involved. They’re right, there is a lot to juggle, and the context switching can cause some serious whiplash and brain-drain. Each phase of product development requires a different perspective, almost […] Read more »

Product Roadmapping, Prioritisation and Portfolio Management

BY Jock Busuttil on July 21, 2014

June’s ProductTank London brought us experts on the topic of product roadmapping, prioritisation and portfolio management. […] Read more »

Why Your Roadmap Should Be Flexible

BY Janna Bastow on March 24, 2014

I talk to a shocking number of Product Managers on a regular basis who are exasperated at their company’s approach to roadmapping. Some companies refuse outright to have a roadmap, instead opting to put to paper only what they can commit to in the next few sprints – ie. a release plan or project plan. […] Read more »