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Meet the Team at Mind the Product

BY Imogen Schels on January 30, 2020

Head to MTP Engage Manchester on February 7th and not only will you find hundreds of product managers under one roof, but also a collection of Mind the Product team members who’d love to meet you. Our Manchester conference will be the first to play host to our brand new stand – a one-stop-shop for Read more »

Cracking The Data Code - Mike Bugembe on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 29, 2020

W. Edwards Deming wrote, “In God we trust, all others must bring data.”  Product people hold on to this as a mantra – how else can we defend ourselves from random requests? – but we’re not always taught how best to use data.  In this week’s episode, Lens.ai founder Mike Bugembe joins us on the Read more »

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? - Gal Josefsberg on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 8, 2020

One of the hardest skills for product people to acquire is that of saying no. After all, when everyone comes at you with ideas, prioritisation can be a massive challenge. So it’s refreshing when we get a chance to come at it from the opposite direction in order to generate good ideas. Gal Josefsberg, VP Read more »

Suggest a guest for The Product Experience podcast

BY Imogen Schels on January 1, 2018

Every week on The Product Experience podcast, our hosts Lily and Randy chat with product people in the know and cover the topics that matter to you – solving real problems, creating awesome products, building successful teams, and developing careers. We’re always on the hunt for new guests and maybe you could be one! Or, Read more »

Let's Play a Game - Todd Green on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on December 11, 2019

Todd Green knows a few things about creating and managing things that attract a lot of attention – before he joined King (makers of Candy Crush etc), he helped to define the digital experience for The X Factor, and the [Your Country] Idol and [Your Country]’s Got Talent franchises.  We talked to him about how Read more »

Don't Call it Improv - David Farkas on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 27, 2019

If you’ve got a background in waterfall processes, it can seem as if agile techniques are just about making it up as you go along. (MTP’s own James Mayes once commented that waterfall, on the other hand, “is making it up before you even begin”.) What happens if we embrace this, and bring improv techniques Read more »

Beats, Bootstrapping and Life - Mat Clayton on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 20, 2019

Mixcloud CTO and co-founder Mat Clayton helped bootstrap his company from humble beginnings in an empty warehouse with no internet connection to more than 15 million active users over a 10-year period, all before they took their first round of funding.  He joined us to talk about startup life, scaling, making hard decisions, and more. Read more »

Learning to Unlearn - Barry O'Reilly on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 13, 2019

Author, advisor, professor, and podcaster Barry O’Reilly joined us on The Product Experience where we learned that he has a lot of sympathy for senior executives. These are people, he points out, whose entire career has led them to a position of responsibility and reward – so it naturally follows that the behaviours that got Read more »

Designing for Play - Melissa Pickering on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 6, 2019

If you – or your kids – have ever controlled a Lego creation from an app, then you’re familiar with Melissa Pickering’s work.  Now Lego’s Head of Interactive Play, blending digital and physical play, she got her start as an Imagineer at Disney (designing rollercoasters!) before founding a STEM startup.  She joined us on the Read more »

Testing Business Ideas - David Bland on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 30, 2019

David Bland is the CEO and Founder of Precoil, an author, and a long-time practitioner of agile and lean startup.  He joined us on the podcast to talk about how to create focus around what matters to your users by using different testing methodologies – a topic he and Alex Osterwalder cover in their book, Read more »