Sat.Sep 12, 2020 - Fri.Sep 18, 2020

How to Explain Product Management to a Five-Year-Old


“What do you do?” ” Plenty of product managers have been on the receiving end of this question, and we don’t doubt that answering it is harder than it seems at first glance. After all, PMs do a lot.

Building soft skills as a product leader, with Rich Mironov


For this week’s webinar, we were delighted to be joined by Rich Mironov. During his 35-plus-year career, Rich has done it all as a product leader, executive, coach, consultant, programmer, developer – you name it.

How to write a one-pager that people will actually read

The Product Coalition

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Nailing Product/Market Fit by Chris Barton

Mind the Product

In his ProductTank San Francisco talk, Chris Barton – founder of Shazam and, more recently, Guard – recounts the music recognition app’s successful quest for the Holy Grail: Product/Market Fit. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of Chris’ top tips.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

How to influence with data and insights?

Piyanka Jain

Data can be a powerful tool if you know how to put it to work! Continue reading on Towards Data Science ». business data-science analytics data data-literacy


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Roy Madden

New Feature. Declutter your inbox and read without distractions. Newsletters are quickly becoming the best way to get curated insights on specific topics, trends, or industries. But inboxes aren’t the best place for focused reading.

Perfection is the Enemy of Progress – Matt LeMay on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Matt LeMay has a problem. He’s a content machine. He’s written 3 books (two books on product and one on the musician Elliot Smith), plenty of music, and much more – which means that he’s prone to going down a rabbit hole before sharing his work with a team.

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How to influence with data and insights?

Piyanka Jain

Data can be a powerful tool if you know how to put it to work! Often I start my analytics conference keynote addresses by asking the audience to share the issues they face in their organizations.

Solving Market Problems or Addressing Market Needs: Which is Better?


On the surface, solving market problems versus addressing the needs of a market might sound like semantics. But the implementation of each practice in B2B organizations reveals a huge contrast between the two with a ripple effect that may be just as significant.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

The New Cybersecurity Trending Dashboard (Beta)

Roy Madden

An at-a-glance overview of the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape. Keeping up with the most critical threats, vulnerabilities, and threat actors can be time consuming and overwhelming.

Demo 101

How do you Build a Qualitative Data Lake?

Mind the Product

How do you build a data lake? In fact, what even is one? And what’s the key to understanding qualitative data operations? I’ll share my thinking on these excellent questions, and the process I’m current testing out with my own team – please feel free to share yours too!

Product Goals: Using Objectives and Key Results

Tim Herbig

This is my complete guide to Product Goals in 2020

Best 4 Classic Software Development Books

The Product Coalition

Much of modern problems in software development have actually been solved and we keep forgetting this to our peril. Every day something pops up in a conversation, on one of our teams or on socials that can be addressed by a book from years and sometimes decades ago.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Managers: See Your Cycle Time to Reduce Your Team’s Lead Time

Johanna Rothman

Do you have any idea how long it takes you to make decisions? Or, to clear impediments? Or to report to your team or your boss about your action items? Each of those items is a deliverable. That means we might be able to measure the cycle time for each of these deliverables.

Lucia Adams on Burnout: the Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies

Mind the Product

Lucia Adams knows a lot about burnout: she’s not afraid to admit that she once fell victim to it. A past ProductTank speaker, Lucia is a consultant and executive coach who specialises in helping organisations take a human-centred approach to evolve their ways of working.

4 ways you are probably doing Product Analytics

Pallavi Modi


Hiring a Head of Product

Mironov Consulting

Over the last three decades, across 10 full-time jobs and 150 consulting clients, I’ve headed up product teams 18 times (mostly as interim VP ) and helped another dozen companies choose their Head of Product. That may be the record for anyone other than search professionals.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

TEI 300: Off the cuff on product management – with Steve Johnson

Product Innovation Educators

A conversation of insights for product managers. This is our 300th episode. The podcast started in January 2015, and we have not missed a week. Thank you so much for listening and for sharing it with others!

How to Avoid Product Discovery Pitfalls, by Navin Nair

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk Navin Nair, – Product Consultant and Chief Product Officer of JustPark, shares some of the common mistakes and pitfalls he finds Product Managers make during the product discovery process.

A flight-tested framework for effective goal

Lenny Rachitsky

One of the most impactful things a product leader can do to help their team succeed is to point everyone in the same direction—to channel all of the team’s energy, focus, and resources towards an aligned outcome

Improver Spotlights: Ana Gallo, Design Lead


Improver Spotlights: Ana Gallo, Design Lead.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Why empathy is a user experience designer's best weapon

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Empathy is a powerful word and even a more powerful feeling. It is also a word that is becoming more and more popular in the vocabulary of product and user experience designers. But, why?

What to Expect From An Agile Coach, And How To Spot An Impostor.

The Product Coalition

Powerful questions are at the heart of traditional business coaching. But being an Agile Coach requires you to have a multitude of other… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». technology agile software-development coaching leadership

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Why Product Managers Need to Know How to Sell

Paige Conrad

Predictive Cohorts: Power Your Marketing Campaigns with Machine Learning


The best marketing campaigns send the right message to the right user at the right time. It’s a tried and tested method that creates an ideal experience for the end user, and maximizes results for the marketing team.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

3 Vitals for Creating High-Impact Wearables and Health Trackers


Wearables have quickly become an easy way to enhance health, personal care, and fitness routines and deliver notifications from paired mobile devices. In 2019, the number of wearable shipments jumped over 80% with a new high of 118.9 million units. By 2024, that number is expected to reach 526.8

Angular vs Vue: Which is the Best JavaScript Framework?

The Product Coalition

JavaScript frameworks made the life of the developers much easier thanks to the ease of building powerful and feature-rich apps that can take be versatile in look and feel across all platforms.

Correcting Common Misconceptions

Lacey Lavies

Everyone has their own interpretation of what minimum viable product (MVP) means to their organization. While the specifics of a company’s MVP may vary, there are key components of what a traditional MVP is, and what it definitely is not