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#mtpcon Product Leadership Forum - What we Learned

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 16, 2017

The day before Mind the Product London 2017 we ran a forum for invited product leaders on a series of topics with some of the leading product managers from around the world. Here’s what we learned about product leadership. All conversations were under the Chatham House rule, so no one is quoted – but suffice […] Read more »

Critical Thinking for Product Teams by Teresa Torres

BY James Gadsby Peet on October 13, 2017

In this illuminating talk from Mind the Product London 2017, Teresa Torres shares her opportunity solution tree – a visual aid that can help you find the best place to focus your team’s energies, whilst ensuring you consider enough opportunities. Opportunity solution trees also bring transparency to the process and get the whole team to […] Read more »

7 Big Things we Learned at #mtpcon 2017

BY Dave Martin on September 27, 2017

Where did your team go on their first big outing? For the recently-formed group-wide product team at Tes, our first major excursion as a group was to MTP 2017 – Europe’s largest gathering of product managers with more than 1,500 attendees. It was a total blast with a healthy mix of learning, networking and partying. […] Read more »

Stakeholders, let ‘em in - Rosemary King

BY Edward Kendall on May 11, 2017

Rosemary King educates us on the importance of involving stakeholders (especially those in senior positions) in the research phases of your products. Collaboration Collaboration is important. As a product manager you enjoy being in control, but at times this control can be detrimental to a product. Rosemary cites a number of examples where collaboration with […] Read more »

How Designers & Developers Can Work Better Together

BY Tremis Skeete on January 20, 2017

Jason Fleitz is Director of Web Operations at LivePerson, where they develop products such as LiveEngage- a platform that gives companies the ability to engage with their customers anytime on web sites, mobile and social networks. In this presentation at ProductTank NYC, he explains about how designers and developers can work better together on software […] Read more »

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 »

Tips and Tools for Building Next-Generation Products

BY Lorian Leong on July 18, 2016

Espen Sundve, VP of Next Generation Publishing at Schibsted, and Matt Galligan talk about working with Destination Next, their innovation publishing product as they navigate through rapidly changing markets. How do you test and react quickly? What environments do you need? How do you foster those environments? Know your “Why?” Get an understanding of what […] Read more »

Leading Product Teams with Active Listening

BY Chris Massey on June 10, 2016

Laura Morgan has been working as a digital producer and product manager in media and broadcasting since 2001. She is currently Head of Product at Comic Relief, where she has been leading a team of Product Managers through a period of digital transformation, which has come with all kinds of challenges. There were problems with […] Read more »