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May 28, 2018

When Gustavo Melo joined Amazon’s wedding registry product team, he noticed that the technical side wanted to develop cool features and the non-tech side wanted to deliver business value. Seeing a major gap, Gustavo set on a mission to reverse this tense culture.

May 14, 2018

As a product team lead, you’re not managing the product per se. You’re managing other product managers with their own opinions on how the product should work—which means things can get messy. As Venmo’s head of product, Ben Mills has picked up a few insights for overcoming this messiness.

Apr 30, 2018

The data says one thing, but your gut says otherwise. What’s a PM to do? Can you trust your intuition to make the right decision for your users? Luckily, Brian Donohue and Michelle Fitzpatrick have first-hand experience with building “product conviction.”

Apr 17, 2018

When Sanette Tanaka Sloan joined Vox Media’s first-ever R&D team, she was tasked with designing an AI bot for the Amazon Echo. The goal? Change the way audiences were finding and consuming their news. Little did she know, this project would teach her a lot about how product design can disrupt typical user behaviours.

Apr 11, 2018

User personas and jobs to be done have long been go-to frameworks for product people wanting to click with their users. Mike Belsito and Michael Sacca recently did a deep-dive into these two concepts on Rocketship.FM. So on this bonus episode, they explain how to apply these frameworks and why jobs to be done has become...