All Episodes

Directors Articles

120

Agile Transformation is Product Management

Andrea Schneider, Acting Director of Product Management at the IRS, and Lauren Gilchrist, Director at Pivotal Labs, share how they shifted the IRS from Waterfall to Agile development and increased speed to release from two years to nine weeks.

Listen to Episode
118

Crafting a Vision is Product Management

Blade Kotelly, Leader of the Advanced Concept Lab at Sonos and a Senior Lecturer at MIT, shares how to create an inspiring product vision and his three phase process for developing innovative ideas.

Listen to Episode
117

Negotiation is Product Management

Chris Voss, Author of Never Split the Difference, shares how to pitch a new idea to senior stakeholders and how to stay calm during a challenging conversation

Listen to Episode
116

M&A Integration is Product Management

Craig Mullett, President at Branison Group, shares how M&A can help companies expand their product offering, and the keys to successfully integrating product and culture after an acquisition.

Listen to Episode
115

Starting a Leadership Role is Product Management

George Bradt, Chairman of Prime Genesis, shares what new leaders need to do to achieve results and how to create an experiment-driven company culture.

Listen to Episode
113

High-Impact Experimentation is Product Management

Holly Hester-Reilly, Product Consultant and former Product Owner at Shutterstock, shares how she runs experiments to test critical assumptions and make better decisions throughout the product lifecycle.

Listen to Episode
112

Employee Experience is Product Management

Lina Stern, Head of Employee Experience and Organizational Design at LearnVest, shares how to instill an innovative company culture, the best way to motivate employees, and best practices for navigating cultural a shift after an acquisition.

Listen to Episode
111

Motivating Users is Product Management

Eric Feige, General Manager at Magenic and former Vice President of Digital Transformation at Prudential, and Dr. Scott Rigby, CEO of Immersyve, discuss the psychology behind motivating users and how to make the case for a new idea at a large company within a regulated industry.

Listen to Episode
110

Continuous Innovation is Product Management

Jeff Gothelf, Author of Lean UX and Sense and Respond, discusses why product teams need to manage for outcomes instead of outputs, and what leaders need do to empower their teams to achieve continuous innovation.

Listen to Episode
109

Behavioral Psychology is Product Management

Matt Wallaert, former Director at Microsoft Ventures and Chief Product Officer at Thrive, shares how he’s applied psychology to drive behavioral change in education and personal finance.

Listen to Episode
108

Creative Strategy Generation is Product Management

Bob Caporale, President of Sequent Learning Networks, shares the steps to developing an effective product strategy and how to adapt a strategy based on customer insights.

Listen to Episode
107

Mobile Strategy is Product Management

Russ Miller, Mobile Solutions Architect at Magenic, discusses the emerging opportunities for mobile technologies, how to fit mobile into a digital strategy, and the best tools and methodologies for developing mobile products.

Listen to Episode
106

Building APIs is Product Management

Jeremy Glassenberg, Product Consultant and former Platform Manager at Box, shares how to launch a successful API, including his best advice for growing a developer ecosystem and integrating with app marketplaces.

Listen to Episode
105

Mastering the Design Sprint is Product Management

Jay Melone, Partner at New Haircut, shares how design sprints can help product teams validate ideas in just five days and what product leaders must do before, during and after a design sprint to ensure it’s successful.

Listen to Episode
103

Consulting is Product Management

Tami Reiss, Product Lead at Justworks and former Product Consultant, shares how she gets clients to buy-in to her strategies, the pros and cons of consulting as a career path, and the best ways to get new clients.

Listen to Episode
100

Perfecting the Kickoff Meeting is Product Management

Katie Guernsey, Product Manager at STRV, shares how to influence key stakeholders with a compelling presentation and align product teams to execute on a vision.

Listen to Episode
98

Corporate Transformation is Product Management

Aaron Eden, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Moves The Needle, shares how he brought Lean innovation principles to his former company, Intuit, and launched 100 internal startups in 100 days.

Listen to Episode
96

Reinvention is Product Management

Ha-Hoa Hamano, Senior Product Manager at NPR, shares her approach to meeting the changing needs of users and how she rallies stakeholders around key product decisions.

Listen to Episode
94

Customer Experience is Product Management

Anthony Schrauth, Chief Innovation Officer at Betterment, shares how his customer experience team’s insights inform product decisions and what he’s learned growing his company from 4 to 224 people.

Listen to Episode
93

Being in the Right Place is Product Management

Len Sherman, Executive in Residence at Columbia Business School and former Senior Executive at Accenture, discusses why so few companies sustain market leadership, what leadership is required to do so, and what product managers can do to make an impact.

Listen to Episode
1 2 3 4 5