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How to Give a Great Product Talk

BY Gibson Biddle on January 7, 2019

Have you ever watched a speaker and said to yourself, “I could do that!”? Are you interested in building your network to accelerate recruiting or to discover new opportunities? Or, like me, do you love new creative outlets and teaching? If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then I hope you enjoy […]

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Goals for 2019 - A Product Manager's New Year's Resolutions

BY Emily Tate on January 1, 2019

It’s a new year, and while the date changing on a calendar doesn’t really have some magical power, it is a nice reminder to slow down and reflect. Many of us will think about the personal goals we want to achieve this year, our businesses will be setting plans and strategizing how to make this […]

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Give Public Speaking a try and get Ready for a Bigger Stage

BY Petra Wille on November 15, 2018

We all love to attend product conferences and events like ProductTank. It’s where we learn, where we meet our tribe, and where we exchange experiences. But, as co-organiser for MTP Engage Hamburg (and I’m sure every other organiser of such events will agree), it’s hard to find speakers. It’s not hard to find people with […]

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Building Search Products With Machine Learning - Shakhina Pulatova

BY Julie Celia on September 3, 2018

In this talk, Shakhina Pulatova gets deep on the art of searching. She takes us through search basics, to what powers search products, and ends with why you should give creating search products a try. On Intent The act of searching means the user has a question that needs answering, so the first key principle […]

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In Celebration of the First Ever World Product Day

BY Marc Abraham on May 31, 2018

On 23 May 2010, Martin Eriksson organised the first ProductTank meetup in the back room of a bar in London’s West End. Twenty-five interested people attended this first meetup… Fast forward to last Wednesday, 23 May 2018, when we celebrated the first ever World Product Day. World Product Day brought together: A global community of over […]

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Failure is Yours, Success Belongs to the Team by Tessa Cooper

BY James Gadsby Peet on May 1, 2018

Summary: A  ProductTank London talk that advises you accept that you are part of any failure that happens and be specific about the issues that you face. This helps you to work through them as a team and sets an example for others to follow. When success does come, make sure you expose the specific […]

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Ask Alexis and the SMS MVP by Josh Seiden

BY Tremis Skeete on April 27, 2018

Josh Seiden is co-founder and principal at consulting firm Neo. In this ProductTank NYC talk, he shares his work on a project called Ask Alexis. Why MVP? Josh refers to a quote by Eric Ries: “The unit of progress for lean startups is validated learning.” The minimum viable product (MVP) is the smallest thing you […]

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If You Don’t Feel Like an Imposter You’re Doing Something Wrong by Rik Higham

BY James Gadsby Peet on March 29, 2018

Summary:  You’re not expected to know everything. The best way to help you and your team progress is to stop thinking about failure or success and to start working out how you can learn together. Seventy Percent of us Worry we Don’t Know What We’re Doing We’ve all been in meetings where you feel like […]

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Making Great Product Teams - The View From our Oslo Panel

BY Shubham Bhattacharya on March 12, 2018

#MusicMonday at ProductTank Oslo saw three speakers address a variety of topics, including disruptive products, experimenting with product teams, and an entrepreneurial journey. Tom-Tom Erik Isaksen, Davide Vitiello and Inge André Sandvik also got together for a panel discussion to explore what makes great product teams. They discussed five key questions:- What elements are required to make great product teams? What are […]

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Diogo Coutinho - AI in the Real World

BY James Gadsby Peet on March 9, 2018

Summary: Done properly, applied artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance the user experience across your product – providing value for your users and your organisation. However, you need to allow your users to make the final judgement, spend time training your model, build in feedback loops and be transparent about how you’re using AI. How to […]

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