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Scaling product and design teams is not just about hiring

BY Arnau Giró on September 9, 2021

When working in early growth stage companies, being able to scale your teams quickly enough is a key element in keeping the human workforce aligned with advancement levers. Hiring might be the first thing to come to mind, right? But hiring is only part of the solution. […] Read more »

Scaling product teams for fun and profit by Claire Vo

BY Jon Horvath on July 19, 2021

Whether you’re going from 0 to 1, 2 to 10, or 50 to 100 it can be disorienting when your team size multiplies and product lines scale. In this #mtpcon Digital Americas keynote, Claire Vo CPO at Color, former CPO at Optimizely covers the skills, processes, and non-negotiables to rely on as your product org grows […] Read more »

Purpose-driven Product by Bruce Haldane

BY Jon Horvath on May 21, 2021

In this #mtpcon Digital APAC keynote, Bruce Haldane, Chief Product Officer at Gojek — Indonesia’s first unicorn and largest on-demand multi-service platform — discusses the importance of protecting the ecosystem through a global pandemic, and adapting to scale. Watch the talk in full or read on for the overview. Mind the Product members can also watch […] Read more »

Scaling Empowered Teams: Advice From Nilan Peiris

BY Louron Pratt on February 26, 2021 for MTP Leader Members

In this interactive AMA session for MTP Leader members, Nilan Peiris, VP of Growth at Wise — formally known as TransferWise — shares his experience with scaling and empowering teams. Watch the recording in its entirety or read on for the highlights, including: Building autonomous fast-paced product teams Introducing tribes Building empowerment during fast-growth Persuading leadership to […] Read more »

Structuring and Scaling Product Teams by Roman Pichler

BY Lisa Radel on December 9, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Roman Pichler, Author of How to Lead in Product Management, discusses important aspects leaders should bear in mind when structuring and growing product teams. Watch the session in full, or read on for the highlights. Empower the Product People Any successful product organisation, Roman explains, needs empowered product people. He argues […] Read more »

Building And Scaling Empowered Teams: AMA With Nate Walkingshaw

BY Imogen Schels on October 22, 2020 for MTP Leader Members

In this AMA session, exclusively for MTP Leaders, Nate Walkingshaw reveals some of the tough leadership lessons he learned early on in his career, how to build and scale a culture of trust, and why he wishes we’d all stop using the word ‘failing’. If you missed it, you can watch the whole session again, […] Read more »

Scaling from 60 to 1,000 People

BY Nilan Peiris on July 28, 2020

TransferWise was formed in 2011 out of frustration with the expense of sending money overseas. Unlike the banks, we display our fee upfront and deduct it before currency conversion. We use the mid-market exchange provided by Reuters with no mark-up, so there are no nasty surprises for customers. We’re happy to boast that the service […] Read more »

What Qualities Make a Product Great?

BY Jorge Rodriguez-Ramos on May 25, 2020

What are the qualities that make up a great product? It pays to analyse them and consider how they all work together to make a product successful. I remember once being asked in an interview: “Could you name a product you think is great?” I put on my “thinking deep thoughts” face and stare at […] Read more »

How to Grow and Scale a High-Functioning Team by Richard Cadman

BY Fred Esere on May 1, 2020

In this talk, Richard Cadman, Principal Product Manager at Monzo, helps us think through practical steps we need to take to grow and scale a high-functioning team. Using examples from his experience at Monzo, where he built his team up from 10 to 40 people, he covered: How to get teams engaged How to set […] Read more »

Bernard Hosanna on Growing With Grab

BY Imogen Schels on March 30, 2020

Today, Bernard Hosanna is based in Singapore and works a product strategist at SouthEast Asia’s super app, Grab, but, like many in the game, he hasn’t always worked in product. Bernard studied engineering with a focus on telecoms at Singapore’s Temasek Polytechnic. While he remembers being a “fanatic about handphones and gadgets”, telecoms wasn’t for him, […] Read more »