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Building a challenger bank the Monzo way – Ole Mahrt (ProductTank London)

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In 2013, the Bank of England scaled back the rules and regulations involved in starting a bank. They hoped to kick-start technological innovation within the banking industry through increasing competition. Each promises a more convenient and transparent banking experience compared to traditional firms. One example he provides is viewing bank statements online.

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Roman Pichler

Many organisations that have adopted Scrum like banks, retailers, and media companies traditionally don’t have a product management group and hence no product mangers. As you may know, the product owner originated from Scrum, where the role is responsible for maximising the value the product creates. This sounds like a text-book product management responsibility to me. How come? So What?

Designing Your Way to Better Team Collaboration by Alison Coward

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The design studio of Swedish bank Nordnet is very specific about why when and how they meet, says Coward. Monthly pet peeves – every month the design team gets together with the bank’s marketing team and talk about solving problems and the constraints and difficulties of working within a banking environment. 5 Key Team Habits. Ways to meet. Goals are collected and shared.

The Evolution of Modern Product Discovery

Product Talk

And so in order to do that continuously, we need to make sure that we’re continuously adding to our bank of interviews and to our bank of experiments. And this may sound like it’s impossible to do, but I can tell you that I work with some really big companies in the United States, in old industries like banking and insurance, and they are doing this. I hope you enjoy it.

Organizing product expertise

Under10 Playbook

A vice president at a bank created a method for detecting fraud. But because he also had market expertise of the industry—he’d been a bank vice president after all—the sales team hounded him for sales calls. The sales people said, “I need you to come talk about banking issues with my buyers.” Seems logical enough. And now it gets tricky.

Lewis Lin’s Favorite Books for PMs

Product Bookshelf

Capture and log these observations into your idea bank. The product management interview process is intimidating because it tests your expertise and domain knowledge in many different areas. I asked Lewis C. Lin , the author of PM Interview Questions , about his favorite books for expanding a product manager’s skill set in the following areas: Product design. Customer analytics. by Nir Eyal.

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Amsterdam product managers: who we are and how we work

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The place of product in the organisation tells a lot about the history of a company: for instance traditional banks seldom have a head of product/VP of product, as they usually are more structured across business lines, while newer companies like start-ups or single product companies are organised much more around the product. Who are we? This year, the survey had 63 respondents. Equity.

The Importance of Listening to Your Customers by David Cancel

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What went wrong, says Cancel, is that the businesses involved – banks, credit card companies and retailers -weren’t listening to their customers. Drift founder and CEO David Cancel spoke about the importance of listening to your customers at this year’s London MTPCon, and gave us some apposite examples of what can happen when companies listen to their customers and when they don’t. billion.

Innovation: Best Practice for Product Leaders

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Other Arab nations may have simply banked on their rich oil reserves, but Abu Dhabi and Dubai diversified to international tourism, business conferences and global trade. In a world where the pace of change is constantly increasing and becoming more complex, can you really afford to stay still? After all, how does this crazy-wealthy region plan for the future? You are a Change Instigator.

Omni-Channel Product

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Have you been unclear on whether to call your bank’s web support or banking support line to answer a particular question? Think of industries like banking, insurance, transportation, media, and retail. Have you ever received a text notification from your airline about a flight delay before the ground crew in the waiting area has the information? Are you baffled by the differences in your favorite retailer’s in-store and online experiences? In these cases, and many more like them, the company has not been able to unify the holistic customer experience.

True North: Managing Long-Term Roadmap Needs with Agility

Pragmatic Marketing

What makes sense for a bank selling bonds won’t work for a web company delivering a new media product. By Dave West. Everyone wants to see the product roadmap. Sales wants to use it to drive bigger deals, engineering wants to know what is coming next to make technology decisions and other teams want to feel like they are part of a long-term strategy that will take the organization to the next level. But, the market is fickle, with an ever-changing set of priorities and needs. Agile Loves Roadmaps and Plans. First, let’s dispel a myth. In fact, scrum teams plan frequently.

Two Things Senior Executives Value Most From Product Management

High Octane Product Management

tier 1 banks in western Europe). Wealth made simple: news and articles from IRC Wealth. If you want raise the level of product management influence, think like an executive. Consider the various situations your senior executives find themselves in and the types of information that help them make more informed decisions. Then make it a routine practice to brief your executives accordingly. Make your executives look good and watch the product management influence skyrocket. Broad Market Dynamics & New Business Practices. This allows mortgage lenders to take action before it’s too late.

Taking Your Product Across Cultures by Lisa Long

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Instead PayPal or bank transfers are popular. Telenor’s VP of Product Lisa Long gave the London #mtpcon audience a valuable crash course in how to minimize these sorts of missteps when you try to take your product beyond its initial home audience. Here be dragons. Says Long: “Such are the vagaries of culture. It’s hard, says Long, and even those with deep pockets get it wrong. Payment.

TEI 076: Effectively pitching your ideas and influencing others – with Nancy Duarte - The Everyday Innovator – Resources for Product Managers and Innovators

Product Innovation Educators

Her firm has created thousands of presentations for the world’s top institutions, including Apple, Cisco, Facebook, GE, Google, TED, and the World Bank and has taught many more people how to create effective presentations. The first thing I did was to leverage my little bank of literature. arrive. I had a special co-host, Dr. John Latham, guide the discussion in Part 2. Thanks!

TEI 095: Product line roadmapping for product managers – with Paul O’Connor - The Everyday Innovator – Resources for Product Managers and Innovators

Product Innovation Educators

Service platforms are quite interesting to look at, such as in the banking and insurance industries. The last episode was on the topic of product roadmaps and today we extend that topic by considering product line roadmaps – roadmaps for product lines and product families. The person who has turned that topic into his professional career is Paul O’Connor. Software can be a platform.

TEI 081: Innovation Wars & creating products customers want – with Scott Bales - The Everyday Innovator – Resources for Product Managers and Innovators

Product Innovation Educators

A bank that provided a mortgage that also helped you move would create a competitive advantage. A bank that provided a mortgage that also helped you move would create a competitive advantage. * How can product managers help their organizations become more innovative? The author is Scott Bale, a technology & innovation evangelist. Culture development. Capability, and. Will Evans.

The Language of Things

Product Bookshelf

Sudjic describes the design of banknotes as an example of instilling a worthless piece of paper with perceived value (other than being backed by national banking systems). Design is both a way to understand the world and a way to increase consumption. Art and design have an intertwined relationship that evolves in the marketplace and the museum. Design has become about engineering desire.

Design Disruptors (ProductTank NYC)

Mind the Product

The film was created to highlight some of the world’s most influential companies that are putting user centered design first, transforming the way users do everything from hailing a cab or using social media, to banking online, and finding new music. Design Disruptors was released by InVision in 2016. Jenine Lurie , Founder and Chief Strategist at Disruptive Experience.

Passion and domain expertise

Under10 Playbook

A vice president at a bank created a method for detecting fraud. But because he also had market expertise of the industry—he’d been a bank vice president after all—the sales team hounded him for sales calls. The sales people said, “I need you to come talk about banking issues with my buyers.” We are what we repeatedly do. So what is your passion

Stories about users and User Stories

Under10 Playbook

Here’s one… User story: As a bank customer, I want to retrieve my card before getting my cash so I don’t forget the card in the machine. And after a few hundred customers took their money and left their card, the banks realized they should spit the card out immediately after the sign-in process and dramatically reduced the number of abandoned cards. A user story?

5 Product Development Myths That Are Holding You Back

Under10 Playbook

Hardware is going to cost more than software, but there are ways to cut the costs so that even a new entrepreneur can develop something and get it to market without breaking the bank. No one can ever say product development is an easy task. There are unbelievably tight deadlines to keep, limited resources, and bosses or clients who want your deliverables now to appease. Busier is Better.