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Are You a Naughty Or Nice Product Manager?

BY Chris Massey on December 12, 2016

It’s that time of year again – No, I don’t mean financial planning or strategy reviews – I mean it’s a chance to reflect on what we’ve achieved, how we’ve achieved it, and think about whether we’re being the best product person we can be. As the craft of product management evolves, and we learn […] Read more »

Challenges and Approaches to Building Products In Complex Ecosystem

BY Teo Zanella on December 6, 2016

Creating innovative products in complex industries such as healthcare presents unique challenges. For instance the definition of a minimum viable product in such a context is different: you cannot provide a healthcare coverage that works only sometimes, you need to partner with existing players and work with their legacy systems, you need to deeply understand […] Read more »

A Framework for Understanding How to Influence Others

BY John Lester Gerardo on November 8, 2016

At ProductTank Oslo, Tanuja Gopal showed how we can use the power of influence in our day to day work, drawing on her experience as the Director of Application and Data Services for MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and previously as a serial CIO in government organisations. While product managers have the role of being at the intersection […] Read more »

The Importance of Prototyping for People & Culture

BY Chris Massey on June 27, 2016

William Owen (Founding Partner and Strategy Director at Made by Many) talks about his experience with clients like ITV and the BBC, and how the process of prototyping and making products in a Lean way changes culture at multiple levels within the organisation. Decision-Making and Culture Change Trying to introduce innovation within large organisations with a lot […] Read more »

Managing Internal Communication for Big Projects

BY Chris Massey on June 17, 2016

Alex Watson (at the time of recording, Head of Product at The Telegraph) takes us behind the scenes of a complex, rapid and responsive re-platforming of one of the UK’s largest news websites (up to 1 million unique users per month!)  What he reveals is that good story-telling is critical, as internal communication is essential when you’re […] Read more »

A "Trifecta" Approach to Building Trust & Motivating Others

BY Robin Zaragoza on June 16, 2016

The process of bringing ideas to life in a product is messy and difficult. As product managers we are constantly balancing time and money constraints, strong and often differing opinions, and unpredictable customers. So how do you move an idea forward amidst all this chaos? Megan Folsom presents us with a unique approach, her own […] Read more »

How to Stop Common B2B Dysfunctions in the Product Team

BY Jock Busuttil on February 4, 2016

There are several common dysfunctions plaguing product teams in B2B companies the world over. How can you stop them? Read on for suggestions. […] Read more »