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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 way […]

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The Product Decision Stack - Martin Eriksson

BY Chris Massey on January 4, 2021

Martin Eriksson – veteran product leader, and Mind the Product co-founder – presented his “Decision Stack” to ProductTank Lagos. It’s a way of connecting vision to action. Martin says the most common thing he hears from product people is the question “How do we know if we’re building the right thing?” – this fundamentally comes […]

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Building Successful Product Development Teams, by Simon Colmer

BY Chris Massey on November 24, 2020

Simon Colmer (at the time of this talk, the Head of Development at Access NFP Websites) spoke to ProductTank London about a developer’s perspective on what it takes to build a successful product development team. As product people, team alignment is table-stakes, and it’s crucial that we factor in multiple perspectives to create diverse, empowered teams, so […]

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Bottom-Up Product Strategy - The State of Product, by Susana Lopes

BY Chris Massey on November 23, 2020

In this talk from ProductTank London, Susana Lopes (Director of Product at Onfido), talks about how Onfido moved from prioritising at the sprint & quarterly level to setting strategic direction and prioritise at a much larger scale. She starts by outlining several top-down methods for defining strategy, before diving into the bottom-up method called The State of […]

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Product Vision 2020

BY Helene Sanchez on November 16, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Paavan Buddhdev – previously Product Designer at AND Digital and now Founder of Sound Off – discusses the concept of product vision through design lens. Here are the key areas discussed: Vision: a prerequisite to strategy Properties of a vision statement How do we get there: Hills and Storytelling framework Conclusions: an […]

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Startup Roadmaps and Prioritisation, by Ahmed El-Sharkasy

BY Helene Sanchez on November 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ahmed El-Sharkasy – CEO and Co-Founder at Knowledge Officer – offers exceptional insights on product roadmapping and prioritisation. If you’re a startup or want to found one, this talk is for you. Or you can read the key learnings below: Have a flexible plan Don’t fall into the buzzword trap: embracing an […]

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What is product/market fit? By Janna Bastow

BY Helene Sanchez on November 9, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Janna Bastow – co-founder and CEO of ProPad – shares her view on how you can define and measure your product/market fit. Watch the video to see her talk in full, or have a quick read of her key insights below: How to define product/market fit What you should not think about product/market […]

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Make Better Product Decisions by Using Quantitative and Qualitative Data, by Brian Tran

BY Andres Phillips on October 26, 2020

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Brian Tran, Director of Product Management at User Testing, shows us how we can become better product people by supercharging our data with human insights. His key points include: What makes a product great? Making decisions Qualitative and quantitative data together Watch the video to see Brian’s talk in […]

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Building health-tech products when the rules are still being written, by Joe Rinaldi Johnson

BY Lisa Radel on October 5, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Joe Rinaldi Johnson shares what he’s learned in 10 years of navigating the challenging and highly regulated field of healthcare. He is the Chief Product Officer at Zava, a digital healthcare company offering remote diagnosis and prescriptions. If you, like Joe, feel there is a lack of resources about product management in […]

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Roadmaps & Prioritisation - Lessons Learnt the Hard way, by Ren Yi Hooi

BY Rebecca Freeman on September 29, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ren Yi Hooi –  then Product Director at RailsBank, shares her experience of  prioritization challenges in a fast pace organisation. Watch the video to see the talk in full, or read on for an overview of her key points: The challenges of prioritization in all stages of a product lifecycle Suggestions of […]

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