What makes for effective product management by Nikolaus Horn and Sebastian Ratcliffe

BY Andres Phillips on June 21, 2021

In a small startup, product managers may find themselves wearing multiple hats. In this ProductTank Vienna talk, Nikolaus Horn and Sebastian Ratcliffe, product managers at Riskine, dispel some of the myths about what it means to be a product manager working in a smaller B2B business […] Read more »

Using discovery methods to create products that people actually want by Jenny Shirey

BY Andres Phillips on June 14, 2021

Have you ever made a product or feature that no one wanted? In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Jenny Shirey, then Senior UX Manager at Splunk, explains how product people can avoid this problem by showing us how to use product discovery the right way. The key points of her talk include: We are not our users […] Read more »

The ProductTank awards 2020

BY Will Barritt on June 10, 2021

Organising and running ProductTank meetups requires dedication, not to mention a huge amount of effort, and all of our ProductTanks do a fantastic job. At World Product Day this year, we wanted to honour a selection who have seen great success, and have gone the extra mile. […] Read more »

Understanding the next 100m users in India by Akhil Jayaprakash

BY Andres Phillips on June 7, 2021

In this ProductTank Pune talk, Akhil Jayaprakash, senior product manager at Amazon, gives us a breakdown of what product managers need to know about the next 100m users in India, including their user personas, the challenges they face, and a sector already solving those problems. […] Read more »

How to deliver digital products in complex non-digital organisations by Keith Merriman

BY Andres Phillips on May 31, 2021

What constitutes real product experience? In this ProductTank London talk, Keith Merriman, Senior Product Owner at The AA, explains how to deliver complex products and three things that helped him during his career as a product manager. […] Read more »

World Product Day 2021 - epic talks, Tweets, awards, GIFs and more!

BY Imogen Johnson on May 27, 2021

On Wednesday 26th May, product managers around the world came together to celebrate World Product Day. Here we share some of the highlights including talks from ProductTanks in New Zealand, Lagos, and Hong Kong, plus ProductTank award winners, and insights from the community. ProductTank talks In 24 hours, 65 ProductTanks around the world, worked together […] Read more »

Building the Decision-Making Habit by Benjamin Keyser

BY Andres Phillips on May 24, 2021

In this ProductTank Berlin talk, Benjamin Keyser, VP Product at Contentful, explains the importance of decision-making in taking a company from the startup stage to the scale-up stage. […] Read more »

Designing for AI by Emily Sappington

BY Andres Phillips on May 17, 2021

How can we do AI? In this ProductTank London talk, Emily Sappington, Product Director at Babylon Health, tells us how to answer that question by setting proper user expectations and creating minimal viable intelligence. The key points of her talk include: What makes someone or something smart? The importance of setting expectations How to handle the […] Read more »

Building an industry product by Nick Eales

BY Andres Phillips on May 10, 2021

In this ProductTank Cardiff talk, Nick Eales, Chief Product Officer at Aforza, explains how to create and sell compelling products from scratch. The critical points of his talk include: What is an industry product? Industry product building blocks Putting it all together Watch the video to see his talk in full or read on for […] Read more »

How to adapt to unforeseen circumstances that influence your product by Patryk Pawlikowski

BY Andres Phillips on May 3, 2021

In this ProductTank Sofia talk, VP of E-Commerce at SumUp, Patryk Pawlikowski, explains how he and the team at SumUp adapted their product roadmap on the fly to cope with the disruption caused by the pandemic. The key points of his talk include: Unforeseen circumstances Re-thinking products to a new reality Adapting a product roadmap […] Read more »