The future of product with Janna Bastow and James Mayes at ProductTank San Francisco

BY Ketaki Vaidya on November 21, 2023

The former co-founders of Mind the Product, Janna Bastow and James Mayes joined the community to deliver talks on redefining traditional roadmapping and building support for product professionals. Read on for a recap of their key points discussed. Read more »

How to be Bad at Product Development - Josh Mahoney

BY Chris Massey on January 21, 2021

Josh Mahoney draws on his experiences of being inspired to solve real problems for real people and talks to ProductTank San Francisco about the dissonance between that drive to solve problems, and the reality of so many product roles. Surely the way to create great products that solve real problems is very straightforward: Create a better Read more »

How to Cultivate Adaptive Product Leadership, by Jenn Kim & Sabin Sadeh

BY Andres Phillips on August 24, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Jenn Kim and Sabin Sadeh, Product Leads at Potato, share a method for how product managers can recognize when things aren’t going according to plan and get things back on track. Watch the video to see their talk in full. Or read on for an overview of their key points: Effective product Read more »

Nailing Product/Market Fit by Alan Chiu

BY Julie Celia on October 10, 2018

In this talk, Alan Chiu pulls from his experience in product management and as a seed-stage venture capitalist to showcase a variety of case studies on companies who have perfected product/market fit. It’s probably not surprising to hear that there is no silver bullet when it comes to market fit. To help startups approach this Read more »

How to Design for Behavioral Change by Matt Wallaert

BY Megan Hart (Conlin) on April 20, 2018

In this talk from ProductTank San Francisco, Matt Wallaert, chief behavioral officer at Clover Health, shares psychology-based methods for designing products that inspire people to change their behavior. Matt draws on his background as a social psychologist and describes the use of competing-pressures design and behavioral statements as tools to get people to change behavior. Read more »