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.
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.
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.
Bryan Mattimore, Co-Founder and Chief Idea Guy at Growth Engine, shares the techniques he’s used to help companies like Kraft and Ford generate new ideas and how to bring ideas to market from within a large organization.
Saad Khan, Head of Product at ConsumerAffairs, shares what he believes is the most common fallacy about innovation, why he mandates customer discovery interviews at his company, and how to stay a step ahead of customer needs.
John Vars, Chief Product Officer at Varo Money and former Chief Product Officer of TaskRabbit, shares the opposing factors product managers need to weigh when it comes to data-driven decision-making, stakeholder management, and prioritization.
Karen Dillon, Contributing Editor of Harvard Business Review and co-author of Competing Against Luck, dissects the most common problems with corporate innovation efforts and shares how understanding customers' job to be done can help product teams make better decisions.
Jon Stross, Co-Founder of Greenhouse, shares why developing empathy is more powerful than having domain expertise, why product managers should do customer support, and how he validated demand for Greenhouse.