Cindy Alvarez, Director of User Experience at Yammer (a Microsoft company), shares how she advocated for Lean methodologies at her organization and how to gain meaningful insights from customer interviews.
Stacey Weber, an Instructor at Pragmatic Marketing, shares how product management fits into an organization's structure, the role innovation teams play in entering new markets, and how product and innovation teams can collaborate.
Steven Haines, CEO of Sequent Learning Networks and the author of The Product Manager’s Survival Guide, shares how to set and execute a strategy and how to bake customer insights into a product roadmap.
Dan Ward, author of The Simplicity Cycle and former Military Officer, shares what it takes to simplify mission-critical projects, how to balance speed and quality, and when adding complexity can be just the ingredient you need.
Brant Cooper, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Lean Entrepreneur and Founder of Moves The Needle, shares how large companies adapt Lean to spark innovation and how product managers can shift from executing to learning.
Carie Davis, Partner at Your Ideas Are Terrible and former Global Director of Innovation at Coca Cola, tells us why employee excitement from innovation workshops wears off and how large organizations can rethink incentive structures.
Mark Hurst, the author of Customers Included and CEO of Creative Good, shares case studies about what happens when you include customers and what happens when you don’t, how to get large organizations to buy-in, and tells us why he believes the most useful product management advice can be boiled down to just two words.