Practical Design Thinking Part 3: A better way to run remote workshops?

BY Dominic Port on January 13, 2021

Remote workshops, they’re a thing right?! Remote workshops aren’t a new thing and, with the soar in popularity of tools like Mural (our personal favourite) or Miro (another great alternative), alongside the disparate nature of product teams in 2020, more and more remote workshops, (including full-blown Design Sprints) are being run every day. At Pack, before the pandemic Read more »

Building Products Asynchronously With a Distributed Team by Job van der Voort

BY Jon Horvath on December 28, 2020

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Job van der Voort, CEO of Remote and ex VP Product, GitLab, discusses how best to build products asynchronously with a distributed team. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Culture of the Written Word Job challenged how we can build successful products when working Read more »

Remote Working: No Longer New, Just Normal

BY Imogen Schels on December 25, 2020

In 2019, remote working was something many of us dreamt of, some of us had already sampled it, and a few of us simply had no interest in doing it at all. Now, at the end of 2020, we’ve all spent most of the year honing our home-working style and in this post, we’re recapping Read more »

Product Manager's Secret 2020 Weapon: Remote Workshops

BY Drew Falkman on September 10, 2020

As product managers we are, at our core, facilitators. It is ultimately up to us to get all interested parties to align and collaborate on building the right thing for our business and making sure we understand our users so it’s the right thing for the market. As such, we spend a lot of our Read more »

Mindset – Blaming the Framework, Core Team Communication, and Remote Working With Matt LeMay

BY Rosemary King on August 26, 2020

Watch on YouTube | Watch on Vimeo | View other Mindset episodes Rosemary King welcomes Matt LeMay to Mindset. Matt has worked in product for, various music startups, and now runs his own agency Sudden Compass. He is also the author of Product Management in Practice and Agile for Everybody. In this episode, Matt and Read more »

Product Management in the Time of Corona by Dian Rosanti

BY Imogen Schels on June 5, 2020

In her Mind the Product APAC talk, Dian Rosanti, SVP Product at Gojek, describes how she and her team set themselves up for success during the COVID crisis. You can watch Dian’s talk in full or read on for a detailed overview. Her key points include: Reacting to uncertainty Staying effective whilst distributed Self-care during Read more »

Remote Working For Product Organisations - Amir Salihefendić on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 15, 2020

For obvious reasons, most of us are currently working from home, along with teams that are also all remote. Even if you’ve worked from home before, even if you’ve done it under tough conditions, this is different. Amir Salihefendić should know. As the founder and CEO of Doist (makers of Todoist and Twist), his company Read more »

Product Management in AsiaPac

BY Eira Hayward on March 30, 2020

Since #mtpcon Singapore 2019 Mind the Product has been on a mission to support the continuing growth of the AsiaPac tech community. In this post, we examine the product scene in AsiaPac, its ongoing challenges, and the emerging trends. Behind the West? By general consensus product management as a discipline in AsiaPac remains behind the Read more »

How to Foster Healthy Communication When Your Team is Distributed

BY Cassidy Fein on March 12, 2019

Building and sustaining a healthy team culture and communication is a large part of being a successful product manager. Since product managers don’t directly manage other team members (except for other product managers), and your unit of delivery is your team, influence and inspiration are vital for ensuring your team is happy, healthy, and productive. Read more »

Offshore Development: Pluses and Minuses for Product Managers

BY John Powell on October 16, 2017

US-based technology companies are working at a fever pitch to recruit the best talent available. I live in Seattle where many Silicon Valley-based firms, including Google and Facebook, have opened offices to tap into the wealth of local talent that companies like Microsoft and Amazon enjoy here.  Another growing trend is to hire offshore talent Read more »