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Quantifying Qualitative Research by Leisa Reichelt

BY Emily Tate on August 10, 2018

At #mtpcon San Francisco, Leisa Reichelt, head of research and insights at Atlassian, took on our current approach to user research and how we take an evidence-based approach to doing completely the wrong thing. Five years ago, the industry was focused on just getting people to do any user research. Product managers weren’t regularly talking […] Read more »

Bigger and Better - Product Management Survey Results 2016

BY Simon Cast on December 8, 2016

Our universe is expanding. More than 1,200 of you took part in this year’s Product Manager survey, double the number who took part in our survey three years ago. It’s growth that is mirrored throughout the product manager community, and we see the effects directly at Mind The Product – in the increasing number and […] Read more »

What's the toughest part of your job?

BY Christian Bonilla on September 23, 2016

The product management job has no shortage of challenges, tactical or strategic. There are the ones you sign up for: validating problems in the market, identifying a differentiated value proposition, defining the roadmap, shepherding feature development. For most of us, those things are synonymous with the job itself. Then there are the challenges we don’t […] Read more »

Product Management Survey 2016

BY Simon Cast on April 7, 2016

What makes a product manager? From our previous surveys we’ve learned a lot about everything from team sizes and organisation structure to compensation and academic backgrounds. It’s now time to gather fresh data and see how product management is evolving as a craft and a profession, and we need your help. We’ve refreshed our Annual […] Read more »

Product Manager Survey 2013 Results - Overview

BY Simon Cast on February 12, 2014

In the second of our annual surveys, we again, looked at the state of working product managers. We had double the responses compared to last year, so have lots of great data to share – this first post will look the general stats, with further posts coming to look at specific aspects in more detail. […] Read more »

Product Manager Survey 2013

BY Martin Eriksson on July 23, 2013

What makes a product manager? We did our first big survey last year, and learned a lot about team sizes, compensation, organisation etc. Last year’s results were so popular we want to update the data this year with a fresh survey and we need your help to fill it in and spread it around to […] Read more »

Product Manager Survey Results: Part 2 - UK Salaries

BY Simon Cast on January 21, 2013

In part 2 of this series analysing the results of our product manager survey, we’ll be looking at the breakdown of responses from people based in the UK. (Part 1 of this series is here. Part 3 of the series is here) Some 53.47% of the responses came from the UK. Of those responses, 48% […] Read more »