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Interview with Jacob Bank – Director of PM at Google and Keynote Speaker at PMF Europe 2019

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Jacob Bank is currently Director of Product Management at Google, responsible for Gmail, Hangouts Chat, and Google Groups. Prior to joining Google, he was the co-founder and CEO of Timeful, a startup that Google acquired in May, 2015. Timeful’s mission was to combine insights from behavioral economics and artificial intelligence to help people get the…

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Top 10 Key Learnings from Product Management Festival APAC

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PMF APAC

Product Management Festival recently hosted the second edition of PMF APAC in Singapore at the INSEAD campus. It’s a two-day event and is an annual conference bringing product professionals and managers from different industries, across disciplines and across geographies together to learn, exchange knowledge and make an impact. I had the wonderful opportunity of attending this amazing event and…

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High-Friction Products

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  My Ayurveda Doc is a delightfully irascible octogenarian. Although I’ve known him well for the last 3 years, I shudder to open my mouth in front of him. And so whenever I recommend him to my friends, I ensure that I coach them first before they get ready to manage his anger in their…

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Do Product Managers and Product Teams Spend Enough Time with Their Customers?

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This article was originally published on https://www.pypr.works The  PMF Product Management Trends and Benchmark Report 2019 (TnB2019) report unveiled that on average across all 1000+ respondents we spend 7,2% of our time interacting with customers (when analyzing the 4 – 8 weeks period prior to the survey). Assuming a 40-hour week (that is likely not the case for most…

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From Vision to Version (Part 2). The Insurance of Tomorrow Will Look More Like a Pal than a Pile of Paperwork

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This post is the second of two posts recapping a meetup presentation from January 2019 at Getsafe HQ in Heidelberg, Germany. The first post is here; a video recording of the meetup presentation can be found here. In the first post from this series I defined terms such as “vision,” “strategy,” and “tactics,” then explored the benefits of having…

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Women in Product in Europe 2018

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We are pleased to announce Product Management Festival’s Women in Product in Europe List. Each person on this list is an experienced product manager with a record of success. These ladies come from all backgrounds, from engineering to finance, from startups to corporations, but what they do have in common is that they have made…

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The Ever Mindful Executive: an Interview with Glassdoor COO Christian Sutherland-Wong

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Christian Sutherland-Wong is Chief Operating Officer of Glassdoor and a keynote speaker for Product Management Festival 2018. With a background in management consulting and banking, Christian shares his lessons learned from his time at Bain, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and a 10-day silent meditation retreat in the jungles of Malaysia. Could you tell us about your professional…

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