SUNDAY REWIND: Product strategy for beginners, Part 1

BY Eira Hayward on February 5, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind is the first of a two-part post from product designer Lassi Liikkanen on product strategy. The post aims to get you productive and to understand why starting with a strategy is difficult. Lassi starts by looking at what the absence of a strategy means for a digital product: it’s possible as […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile work together

BY Louron Pratt on January 29, 2023

In this Sunday Rewind, we look back to when Product Leader, Jonny Schneider helped us understand how Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile can all work together in harmony. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: A product manager’s guide to saying no

BY Louron Pratt on January 22, 2023

This Sunday Rewind we look back to when Holly Donohue, Chief Product Officer at Purple provided a guide on the art of saying no more often in product. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: How to write OKRs that don’t suck by Adrian Howard

BY Eira Hayward on January 8, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind takes us back to a 2020 #MTPEngage Manchester talk from consultant Adrian Howard. It’s a talk that is full of advice on how to write effective OKRs and how to use them correctly. Objectives and key results sound deceptively simple on paper, says Adrian, but many businesses spend a vast amount […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Analytics is not just from Christmas

BY Eira Hayward on December 18, 2022

In this 2016 Product Tank talk, Emer Kirrane, then Product Manager at presentation tools developer Prezi, looks at the ins and outs of analytics. Previously Emer worked on analytics products. But when she moved to Prezi she also had to think about people in order to understand how the whole product is used. She looks […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: The importance of EQ for product development teams by Nikkia Reveillac

BY Eira Hayward on December 11, 2022

This week’s Sunday Rewind takes us back to 2021’s #mtpcon Digital Americas conference and a talk from Twitter’s former head of research Nikkia Reveillac on why emotional intelligence is the key ingredient in the highest performing product development teams. Nikkia starts with a story about the US and Trinidad and Tobago football teams both trying […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Same but different: Launching products at an established company

BY Eira Hayward on December 4, 2022

In this week’s Sunday Rewind, ProdPad’s former Chief Commercial Officer Liz Love looks at how launching products at an established business differs from a startup launch. She runs through some of the factors that need to be considered: There’s a ready-made customer base, who may be interested in your new product and there are existing […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Inspiring teams with product vision

BY Eira Hayward on November 27, 2022

This week’s Sunday Rewind is an inspiring ProductTank San Francisco talk from Keela Robison, then CEO at PM Loop and now VP of Product Management at Google. She talks about what vision is, why it matters and how to find it. Vision comprises your values, purpose and envisioned future, says Keela. Your best employees – […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Improving the UX of your terms and conditions page

BY Louron Pratt on November 6, 2022

Interesting a Terms and Conditions page is standard practice for every organisation, however, in this week’s Sunday Rewind, we look back to when Erik Episcopo delved into why it’s important to pay the greatest attention to the design of these pages. Erik opened by explaining the importance of a terms and conditions section, and provides three […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND - How to get things done: Raise your organisational awareness by Kate Leto

BY Eira Hayward on October 9, 2022

This Sunday Rewind from Kate Leto takes us back a few years to examine organisational awareness, which she describes as a product leader’s ability to manoeuvre the complex human networks and patterns of influence, values, emotions and power that make up an organisation’s operating system. Someone with high organisational awareness can, says Kate: Make more […] Read more »