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Product Manager's Secret 2020 Weapon: Remote Workshops

BY Drew Falkman on September 10, 2020

As product managers we are, at our core, facilitators. It is ultimately up to us to get all interested parties to align and collaborate on building the right thing for our business and making sure we understand our users so it’s the right thing for the market. As such, we spend a lot of our […] Read more »

August Roundup: Roadmaps, Product/Market Fit, Team Culture and More!

BY Imogen Schels on August 31, 2020

Today, August signs off for another year and this month we covered product/market fit, team culture, careers, diversity, roadmapping and more. Read on for a recap and to see what’s coming up in September. Spoiler alert: you’ll have an opportunity to put your questions to Marty Cagan, live! If you’re not yet a Mind the […] Read more »

Helping Teams to be Successful by Ezinne Udezue

BY James Gadsby Peet on December 20, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, VP Product Management at Procore Technologies Ezinne Udezue explains that it’s vital for product managers to create the right conditions for their teams to be successful. She examines the ways in which this can be achieved. Key Points Product managers must create the conditions for their teams to be […] Read more »

Hire Women! - Debbie Madden on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 17, 2019

Debbie Madden wants you to make better teams – but because she knows what she’s doing, she gave her book the attention-grabbing title Hire Women. The founder and CEO of NYC-based Stride Consulting, Debbie offers practical advice for hiring managers, anyone looking for a new job, or who wants to change the culture in their current […] Read more »

APIs and Open Technology by Jeremy Brown

BY Annie Witcombe on April 16, 2019

Jeremy Brown heads up Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and he works with organisations who are looking to adapt their operations for the technology landscape of the digital era. In this ProductTank London talk, Jeremy discusses the best contexts for teams to work in, and he passionately endorses using […] Read more »

How do you Make Product Management Work Effectively in a Distributed Team?

BY Tim Herbig on October 17, 2018

Ever since the shift towards agile practices, product teams have hung on to a set of core attributes, which range from cross-functional, to customer-centric, all the way up to iterative and independent. But there’s one aspect which should vanish from this list of must-haves: co-located. In this first of two posts, I look at how you […] Read more »

Why Commitment Culture Wins by Damian Hughes

BY Adam Warburton on October 3, 2018

In this ProductTank Manchester talk, Damian Hughes proposes that we should strive to create “commitment cultures”, as this kind of culture more often wins than other forms of culture. Damian roots the talk, and his book, on taking the lessons from a high-performing sports team – FC Barcelona – and applying them to business. The […] Read more »

How to Invest at the Margins by Andy Ayim

BY James Gadsby Peet on June 27, 2018

Technology companies are developing products which shape the world we live in and the way that we experience our lives, but this is largely closed off to people from low-income groups. Barriers, both explicit and implied, exist to stop those with less from accessing these opportunities. How can we spot the potential to be exceptional […] Read more »

Strong Engineering Culture, Strong Product Culture by Andrew Martinez-Fonts

BY Andrew Martinez-Fonts on June 15, 2018

What does culture have to do with building great products? In my opinion, everything. I’m a group product manager at Yelp, and in this presentation from MTP Engage, I look at why it’s so important to create a supportive culture where product people and engineers collaborate and trust each other. I manage a team of […] 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 »