Product Roadmaps Relaunched:  Workshop at Productized Lisbon
Nov
21
9:00 AM09:00

Product Roadmaps Relaunched: Workshop at Productized Lisbon

  • 85B Avenida Defensores de Chaves Lisboa, Lisboa, 1000-116 Portugal (map)
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Ask 10 people what a product roadmap is and you will get 10 different answers! This artifact is often misunderstood, yet an incredibly powerful if done right. Creating a great one is part art and part science. In this full-day session, we will talk through the purposes of a roadmap and a process for establishing your product’s vision, gaining alignment with your stakeholders, validating themes, and presenting to upper-level execs in order to maximize your team’s impact.

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Developing & Communicating Strategy talk at Leading the Product, Sydney
Oct
22
8:00 AM08:00

Developing & Communicating Strategy talk at Leading the Product, Sydney

Product Strategy is all about leverage: how do you add the most value for your target customer for the least effort? How can you develop an unfair advantage over the competition?

Develop a vision of a world that's better for your customer with your product in it. Then, develop objectives while you pursue this vision, and prioritise, prioritise, prioritise. And let's not forget stakeholder buy-in!

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Using Roadmaps & OKRs to Achieve your Product Vision Workshop at Leading the Product, Sydney
Oct
21
8:00 AM08:00

Using Roadmaps & OKRs to Achieve your Product Vision Workshop at Leading the Product, Sydney

There’s a new a new breed of product roadmap which focuses on results rather than features and dates. Based on Bruce’s best-selling new book Product Roadmapping Relaunched: Setting Product Direction While Embracing Uncertainty (O’Reilly, November 2017), Bruce will explain why the new approach to roadmapping works and how you can relaunch roadmapping in your organisation, leverage OKRs to measure progress, and gain buy-in from your key stakeholders.s.

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OKRs for Product Teams - Mind the Product London
Oct
17
9:30 AM09:30

OKRs for Product Teams - Mind the Product London

  • etc.venues Farringdon-Hatton Garden 51-53 Hatton Garden London EC1N 8HN (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are a worldwide phenomenon, helping to drive the success of organizations like Google, Zynga, Oracle, Twitter, and many more. They are particularly suited to driving the alignment necessary for a high-performing cross-functional product team. But if not handled correctly, OKRs can quickly lead to silos, unethical behavior, and demotivation.

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Developing & Communicating Strategy talk at Leading the Product, Melbourne
Oct
17
8:00 AM08:00

Developing & Communicating Strategy talk at Leading the Product, Melbourne

  • Pullman on the Park, Grand Ballroom, Level 1 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Product Strategy is all about leverage: how do you add the most value for your target customer for the least effort? How can you develop an unfair advantage over the competition?

Develop a vision of a world that's better for your customer with your product in it. Then, develop objectives while you pursue this vision, and prioritise, prioritise, prioritise. And let's not forget stakeholder buy-in!

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Using Roadmaps & OKRs to achieve your Product Vision Workshop at Leading the Product Melbourne
Oct
16
8:00 AM08:00

Using Roadmaps & OKRs to achieve your Product Vision Workshop at Leading the Product Melbourne

  • Pullman on the Park, Grand Ballroom Level 1 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

There’s a new a new breed of product roadmap which focuses on results rather than features and dates. Based on Bruce’s best-selling new book Product Roadmapping Relaunched: Setting Product Direction While Embracing Uncertainty (O’Reilly, November 2017), Bruce will explain why the new approach to roadmapping works and how you can relaunch roadmapping in your organisation, leverage OKRs to measure progress, and gain buy-in from your key stakeholders.

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Understanding Products in EdTech - Fireside Chat with Experts
Aug
15
6:30 PM18:30

Understanding Products in EdTech - Fireside Chat with Experts

  • 125 Summer Street Boston, MA, 02111 United States (map)
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From ideation to launch, developing a product takes multiple steps and many collaborations along the way. The success of a product lies with the team that is involved with it from start to finish, from its conception to creation, marketing, launch, and then management.

In this panel discussion, we will cover the steps it takes to develop products in general, and specifically for EdTech - the management behind it and the various strategies they employ! Join us for this fireside chat with product experts as they discuss key learning and insights from their careers and how they have helped shape organizations.

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OKRs for Product Teams - Mind the Product San Francisco
Jul
15
9:00 AM09:00

OKRs for Product Teams - Mind the Product San Francisco

  • Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens Street San Francisco, CA 94158 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are a worldwide phenomenon, helping to drive the success of organizations like Google, Zynga, Oracle, Twitter, and many more. They are particularly suited to driving the alignment necessary for a high-performing cross-functional product team. But if not handled correctly, OKRs can quickly lead to silos, unethical behavior, and demotivation.

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Product Culture
Feb
14
5:30 PM17:30

Product Culture

  • 5 Sheffield Crescent Christchurch, Canterbury, 8053 New Zealand (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bruce's talk will focus on Product Culture - a modern set of operating principles adopted by companies like Amazon, Google, Zappos and many other successful businesses of all sizes.

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 Saying No to Good Ideas
Feb
13
5:30 PM17:30

Saying No to Good Ideas

How awesome would it be if you could cut through politics, opinions, and circular arguments and have a clear way to priorities? Bruce McCarthy will arm you with his battle-tested approach to prioritising your most critical initiatives that will increase your organisation’s focus by increasing confidence in your prioritisation decisions.

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Saying No to Good Ideas
Feb
11
5:30 PM17:30

Saying No to Good Ideas

We can’t do everything, even if our executives believe we can. So how do we decide what to focus on? And how do we say NO to a huge stack of good ideas in order to focus on a few great ideas? Then stick with those and finish something?

I will talk about frameworks for deciding among (too many) good ideas and explaining WHY we chose those. How can we be more collaborative?

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ProductTank -- Washington DC
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

ProductTank -- Washington DC

I’m speaking on the topic “Product Culture Will Eat Execution Culture.” In 2019, the highest functioning software companies aren't going to simply sell what's they've already built. They're going to constantly being asking, "what new value can we provide?"

This new movement is ‘Product Culture’ and I argue that it's going to eat the more corporate ‘Execution Culture’ of yesteryear. More on the event. Will I see you there?


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Say No With Confidence: How to Tell the Great Ideas from the Merely Good -- Downtown Boston
Oct
3
11:30 AM11:30

Say No With Confidence: How to Tell the Great Ideas from the Merely Good -- Downtown Boston

How awesome would it be if you could cut through politics, opinions, and circular arguments and have a clear way to prioritize? To close the conference, Bruce McCarthy will arm you with his battle-tested approach to prioritizing your most critical initiatives that will increase your organization’s focus by increasing confidence in your prioritization decisions.

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ProductCamp Boston
May
12
8:15 AM08:15

ProductCamp Boston

ProductCamp Boston is now the largest ProductCamp in the world. It’s the only full-day unconference for product managers, product marketers, digital marketers, UX and startup professionals in the Boston area. 

I'm speaking on How to Keep Your Roadmap Promises (From Killing You) and Product Culture Manifesto (and yours).

There are still a few tickets available!

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