Videos You Should Watch

Ellen Chisa - Learning in Product

Product managers tend to sit somewhere between technology, design, and business, in terms of their skill sets. While most people assume that all product managers sit right in the middle of those three areas, knowing a little bit about each, that is not the case. 


Jordan bergtraum - Product Management Should not be Responsible for Project Management

Jordan Bergtraum is a management consultant who has been responsible for product strategy, UX, and teams consisting of product and project managers. In his ProductTank NYC presentation, he discusses the challenges of having one person in charge of both product and project management.


Paul Yokota - Launching Products

Paul Yokota talks to ProductTank NYC about the process of launching products and discusses the many associated challenges, reflecting on the challenges he faced when launching Animoto’s Marketing Video Builder app. 


Alexa scordato - Product Marketing at Stack Overflow

In Alexa’s presentation at ProductTank NYC, she talks about the importance of brand and marketing. She states that there are not enough conversations about the intersection of product and marketing. 


Search ProductTank NYC


Our Meetups


Latest Photos

Product Leadership

From left to right, George Abbott, Martin Eriksson, and Daniella Patrick (our guest moderator) discuss Product Leadership during our 1st ProductTank NYC event of November 2017 at Capital One Labs.


Emotionally Intelligent Product Design

From left to right, Erin Essex, Diane Kim, and Clément Delangue respond to audience questions during our 2nd ProductTank NYC event of November 2017 at ustwo Studios.


Building Products for Product Builders

From left to right, Jim Thomson, Michelle M. Chu, and Shiven Ramji respond to audience questions during our September 2017 edition of ProductTank NYC at Venmo.


Hacking Your Product Management Career

Former VP of Product at Netflix, Gibson Biddle shares his experiences at our August 2017 edition of ProductTank NYC at OnDeck.


From Mind the Product

User Experience: 5 Tips for Designing Products to Appeal to Millennials

BY SOYUN KIM ON JANUARY 4, 2018

You may have a great idea and polished advertising to go with it, but, for some reason, millennials don’t seem to click with your product. Do you ever wonder why?  What can you do about it? Millennials are one of the largest generations by number, and will soon make up 50% of the global workforce […]

Read More…

 

A day in the Life of Joe Leech, Product Consultant

BY SUSANNA PAEVALI ON JANUARY 3, 2018

Joe Leech is an expert in product design strategy, UX and applying psychology in design. He’s recently written a book, “Psychology for Designers,” in which he focuses on recognising and using psychology as a design tool. He’s now a product consultant who works with a range of companies: “I plug into companies that have delivery […]

Read More…

 

Key Product Dates for Your Diary in 2018

BY MARTIN ERIKSSON ON DECEMBER 27, 2017

In a recent blog post Mind the Product’s director of training, Rosemary King, said that getting an edge as a product manager means “collecting as many valuable experiences as you can from as many places as possible,” and we’ve got plenty in the pipeline next year to help you do just that. Our 2018 is shaping up to […]

Read More…

 

Top 10 Product Insights You Should Have Read in 2017

BY MARTIN ERIKSSON ON DECEMBER 23, 2017

Every week I curate the best product and design content from across the internet into our weekly product management newsletter Prioritised. Here are the top 10 most clicked articles from the 408 links featured in this year’s 51 newsletters – 10 articles your peers digged so much you should definitely check them out as well. […]

Read More…

 

Top 10 Product Guest Posts of 2017

BY MARTIN ERIKSSON ON DECEMBER 21, 2017

Mind the Product is above all a community of product managers who strive to push our craft of product management forward by sharing our insights, lessons learned, and pitfalls to avoid. We’ve already highlighted the Top 10 Product Talks from across our conferences and meetups, but not everyone wants to get up on stage to […]

Read More…

 

Four Ways to Make NPS a More Actionable Metric

BY TODD OLSON ON DECEMBER 20, 2017

It’s been nearly 15 years since Bain’s Fred Reichheld first introduced the Net Promoter System (NPS), a simple calculation of customers’ willingness to recommend a brand. By asking a single question, “How likely are you to recommend us to a friend?”, NPS distilled the complex topic of customer satisfaction into a single number. And a decade […]

Read More…

 

Taking Stock and Planning for Impact

BY ROSEMARY KING ON DECEMBER 19, 2017

For better or worse, the turning of a calendar year conveniently provides us with an opportunity for introspection. This time of year, we examine what we have accomplished, how we feel about it, what we want to do, what we dream of doing, and what our goals are for the coming year.  Sadly for us […]

Read More…

 

What we Learned About Product Management in 2017

BY MARTIN ERIKSSON ON DECEMBER 18, 2017

As another year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to look back at some of the highlights of 2017, assess the progress we’ve made as a community, and examine how we’ve pushed the craft of product management forward. We’ve certainly made great progress here at Mind the Product: our audience has grown with 50% […]

Read More…

 

Top 10 Product Talks of 2017

BY MARTIN ERIKSSON ON DECEMBER 15, 2017

At Mind the Product our mission is to further the craft of product management by bringing together product people of all stripes to share their stories and experiences. And at our #mtpcon conferences and some of our ProductTank meetups we film those stories so we can share them as widely as possible. This year our […]

Read More…

 

Sitcoms and the Secret to Building "Good Enough" B2B Products

BY SIDHARTH SREEKUMAR ON DECEMBER 14, 2017

I was recently on a long haul flight and ended up whiling away my time watching random shows on the in-flight system. One of the shows I watched was a sitcom. I didn’t find it great (in fact I don’t remember chuckling at even one single joke) but I still ended up watching a bunch […]

Read More…

 

Product Design: Let's get Emotional

BY TERRY CORDEIRO ON DECEMBER 12, 2017

Having spoken at conferences twice this year on the subject of design and emotion, I was spurred into writing this post by the number of people who gave me positive feedback. Why is Designing for Emotion so Important? When we recall past experiences, we are not wired to remember the whole experience with total accuracy. […]

Read More…

 

The Product Agent: Managing Ideas on a Product Team

BY TREMIS SKEETE ON DECEMBER 11, 2017

My journey to product management was not what you might expect, but then again, maybe you would. I studied accounting and computers in high school. At 19 I got a job as a computer technician and by 21 I was a computer science major. I then got a job on campus as a network administrator. […]

Read More…

 


More ProductTank


Watch More

Lindsay Silver - A Foundation for Data-Driven UX

Lindsay Silver talked about the challenges of blending the inspiration of fashion and taste with the guidance offered by huge amounts of hard data at Conde Nast, where he is the Head of Data Technology. Specifically, he walked through an internal data product for that leverages UX data to support creative and commercial decisions, making it easier to build digital products.


Gibson Biddle - Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions

Gibson Biddle has worked in product at several entertainment companies, such as Netflix, Mattel, and EA, as well as educational companies such as Chegg and The Learning Company. In his presentation, he discusses “wicked hard” decision-making and how it is a practiced art, and can be very easy with practice. He discusses all of these experiences through the lense of Netflix, where he was the Vice President of Product.



Jenine Lurie - Disruptive Product Development

Jenine has the consulting insights to connect business goals with user desire and motivation for service design and application development. She is experienced with the creative and technical skills to design solutions for intuitive, enjoyable experiences in a complex digital environment. 


Adrian Franks – Creative Design Tools

Adrian Franks is a design director and creative strategist at IBM. At IBM he worked to design and develop the Creative Toolbox, which helps designers and product managers familiarize themselves with the various tools available to prototype and create new products.








ProductTank NYC is a community of product professionals working for (or wanting to work for) digital/web/mobile companies in New York City to exchange ideas, insights and experiences. Our events include talks from guest speakers from various companies, organizations and industries.

Read more >