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The Product Experience features conversations with the product people of the world, focusing on real insights of how to improve your product practice. Part of the Mind the Product network, hosts Lily Smith (ProductTank organiser and Product Consultan

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Outcome-Driven Product Teams - Becky Flint

We've talked about avoiding and escaping feature factories a number of times—but how do you take the next step, to become an outcome-driven product organisation? Becky Flint, CEO at Dragonboat, was able to provide all of the answers — after all, she built the product portfolio organisations at Paypal, Shutterfly, and others.Featured Links: Follow Becky...

An introduction to impact mapping - Tim Herbig

Evolving your organisation from a feature factory to becoming outcome-focused is a challenge many of us have faced - but how do you actually do it? Impact Mapping is a great way to help take stakeholders and teams from focusing on the how-to the what and why.  We asked consultant, trainer and author Tim Herbig to give us the crash course on the topic,...

The data says your website sucks - Rachel Obstler

Why do good people make bad products? You know the feeling: you're trying to complete a transaction on someone else's site or app,and it Just. Does. Not. Work. You wonder who the poor product manager is for it - or if there even is one. And then you remember the last time you sat in on customer support calls, and how hard your own product can be to...

Clean up your Mess: Working with IA - Abby Covert

Featured Links: Follow Abby on LinkedIn and Twitter | Abby's Website | Abby's first book 'How To Make Sense Of Any Mess: Information Architecture For Everybody' | Pre-order Abby's forthcoming  book 'Stuck: The Purpose, Process And Craft Of Diagramming' | Max Cohn's 'Karl Marx Visits The Cheesecake Factory' | IHOP's omelette pancake batter secret feature...

Who does what? Organising your product teams - Mike Hudack

We always encourage people to experiment with their product development techniques - but experimenting with your team can be a step too far.  We talked with Monzo Chief Product Officer Mike Hudack (ex-Facebook, Deliveroo) about how he approaches this: what's worked and what hasn't, avoiding cross-team dependencies, communication & collaboration,...

The View from the C-Suite - Tanya Cordrey

We've all had the experience of presenting to the leadership team - but what do they say about you when you leave the room?  What's it like to work at that level? And how do you get promoted to the C-suite? We talked with experienced product & boardroom vet Tanya Cordrey about all of this - and much more - for this week's podcast.Featured Links:...

Conducting user research at scale - Kenton Hansen

When we sat down with Roll20.net Product Director Kenton Hanson for this week's podcast, we were hoping to hear tales of how he and his  product team (or band of adventurers!) went on quests to conduct user research. We wanted to hear about dodging orcs and dragons (stakeholders) while collecting  treasure (insights).Instead, we learned that it's only...

Identifying and multiplying your best customers - Tamara Grominsky

We all want more customers - but being able to understand who your best customer segments are, prioritise for them, and then land more of them?  That's a game-changer. We talked with Tamara Grominsky (Unbounce's VP of Strategy) about some easy-to-implement techniques that will help you do just that.Featured Links: Follow Tamara on LinkedIn and Twitter...

Getting started with User Story Mapping - Jeff Patton

There's nothing more useless to a Product team than a big backlog.  Bringing backlogs to life - making them usable, relevant, and getting value from them - is something that transforms ordinary teams into extraordinary ones.  To guide us on how to do that, we asked Jeff Patton - creator of User Story Mapping - to join us on the podcast.Featured Links:...

What's your emergency? - Nathan Henry

There's no better training ground than working in Emergency Services for learning how to  deal with stress, uncertainty, prioritisaton with imperfect information, and challenging stakeholders - all skills that are key to working in Product.  Nathan Henry joins on the podcast this week to chat about how he levereges the skills he developed as a 911 Operator. Featured...

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