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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 »

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 »

Perfect Gifts for Product People

BY Chris Massey on December 15, 2020

As we come to the end of the wild ride that has been 2020, perhaps it’s time to treat someone (or yourself) to an awesome gift. We’ve gathered a selection of gifts that are perfect for product people. Some of these are great for those of us who need a little technical upgrade for their […] Read more »

The Impact of Covid on Product Managers and the Products They Build

BY Eira Hayward on November 6, 2020 for Prioritised Members

As many of the world’s major economies work to address the second wave of Covid-19, we thought it would be an appropriate time to look at how the pandemic has changed product management and whether these changes are likely to be long-lasting, even permanent. We can split businesses into those that have been able to […] 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 »

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 »

Being a Successful Product Manager From 5,000 Miles Away

BY Sophie Harpur on March 24, 2020

As a product manager at Split, 5,000 miles away from the rest of her team, Sophie Harpur has learnt a thing or to about successful remote working. As you’ve probably read in all those blog posts and books about product management, the ideal scenario is to have your product manager co-located with engineering, sitting no […] Read more »

Distributed Happiness by Morgan Sowden

BY Andres Phillips on November 21, 2019

How do you work effectively with remote teams? Morgan Sowden – CTO at Lendinvest and Co-Founder at Paydesk answers this question in his ProductTank London talk. He takes us through: Why you should hire remote team members Benefits of remote work What to do once you have a remote team Watch the video to see […] 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 »