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Practical tips when looking for a product role by Nick Charalambous

BY Eira Hayward on April 5, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, co-founder of recruitment consultants Few&Far Nick Charalambous runs through what makes a good product CV or resume, how to nail an interview, and the art of proactive searching. Few&Far (formerly Knowit) has worked with a range of businesses, including Tesco, JustEat, Transferwise and Typeform, and Nick has been recruiting in […] Read more »

Bets, Boards, Missions and North Stars by John Cutler

BY Andres Phillips on March 29, 2021

In this ProductTank Barcelona talk, John Cutler, Product Evangelist at Amplitude, showcases some simple hacks he’s used time and time again as an advisor to help nudge organizations forward and get them thinking in new ways. His key points include: The messy middle Framing bets Explore “ownership” boundaries Hack the language North star framework Watch the […] Read more »

Refreshing the Mind the Product brand for the next decade

BY Martin Eriksson on March 25, 2021

Over the coming days, weeks, and months you’ll notice that our brand has received a bit of a makeover. In this post, we’ll reveal how we’ve chosen to elevate our beloved venn, brand colours, and more. Mind the Product started as ProductTank in 2010 – a simple meetup with just 25 people in the back […] Read more »

Stories from the ProductTank Community - Sydney

BY Louron Pratt on March 22, 2021

ProductTank organiser Benjamin Wirtz gives us a sneak peek of what the product scene is like in Sydney Australia. What is it that motivates you to run ProductTank meetups? Product Management is still poorly understood in most companies down under. The people who ultimately manage product managers often have no experience in the role and can […] Read more »

Building Products for Bharat by Arpit Maheshwari and Smriti Pant

BY Andres Phillips on March 15, 2021

In this ProductTank Delhi talk, Arpit Maheshwari and Smriti Pant, Product Managers at Hike, take us through how Indian products are being built to solve local problems in cities throughout the country. Watch the video to see their talk in full or read on for a summary of their key points: What is Bharat and […] Read more »

Solving the Puzzle by Hope Gurion

BY Andres Phillips on March 8, 2021

How can product people reconcile their ambition with the reality of what they’re doing right now? In this ProductTank London talk, Product Leader and Team Coach Hope Gurion provides some guidance for job seekers hoping to make the next leap in their careers but unsure about how to get there. The key points of her […] Read more »

Do Things That Don't Scale by Colleen Graneto

BY Eira Hayward on March 1, 2021

In this talk to ProductTank Cardiff, Colleen Graneto, a product manager at Airbnb, looks at learning and doing things that don’t scale. Colleen starts with a quote from Airbnb founder Brian Chesky: “At Y-Combinator we were challenged to do things that don’t scale – to start with the perfect experience for one person, then work […] Read more »

Building a new Social Future by Aditya Mukherjee

BY Eira Hayward on February 22, 2021

Customer centricity is a core value at Indian social startup Hike, its senior product manager Aditya Mukherjee relates in this talk to ProductTank Delhi, which looks to examine why customer centricity is difficult to crack. The main driver at Hike, he says, is as follows: in a world that has evolved tremendously in the last […] Read more »

Making Hard Product Decisions for All the Right Reasons

BY Louron Pratt on February 15, 2021

As product managers, it’s our job to think responsibly as we design and build products for our users. In this ProductTank Dublin talk, two speakers, Gibson Biddle and Kevin Devine, touch on this topic in different ways. Gibson Biddle talks us through some ‘wicked hard’ decisions and reveals the steps you should take to ensure […] 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 »