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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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Lucia Adams - How to Innovate in Organisations That Don't Like Failure

BY James Gadsby Peet on March 6, 2018

Summary: In order to drive lasting and sustainable change, you need to be curious about the people you’re working with and explore their perspectives. This helps you to collaborate with all parts of the organisation no matter what their attitude to change may be. Finally, you’ve got to be lean, delivering quick wins that you […]

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Vivek Bedi - The Awesome Product Manager

BY Tremis Skeete on March 2, 2018

Vivek Bedi is the Head of Product at LearnVest. He has over 15 years’ product management experience, working for companies like Goldman Sachs, Sterling Backcheck, and now LearnVest. In his presentation, talks about LearnVest, the role of a product manager, and what he’s learned from his years as a product manager. A Great Product Manager […]

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8 Years of Growth in the World's Largest Product Management Community

BY Martin Eriksson on March 1, 2018

Eight years ago today I started the ProductTank meetup in London so it’s a great time to look back, take stock of what we’ve built, and celebrate what has become the world’s largest product management community. In the Beginning Anyone who’s done product management for a while knows that this job can be a little […]

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Inge Andre Sandvik - Adventures in Product and Entrepreneurship

BY Shubham Bhattacharya on February 16, 2018

#MusicMonday at ProductTank Oslo saw co-founder Inge André Sandvik take center stage to talk about one of his entrepreneurial adventures. Inge has had a long and varied professional background (including Telenor and Opera Software) before spearheading Soundrop as a CEO and co-founder. Inge relates how the idea behind Soundrop came to be, the early building blocks of success, and the […]

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