Ops: How do you establish an effective product management team?

Tips on ceding product management to dedicated product managers, and creating the culture for the product to thrive – from the 2019 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Jock Busuttil – Freelance Head of Product, Founder, Author & Conference Speaker. Context Product management must have a voice that’s listened to at board level, during all stages ofContinue reading “Ops: How do you establish an effective product management team?”

Ops: Product management has evolved – has your company?

Tips on effective product management practices for busy founders and managers of growing technology companies– from the 2018 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Jock Busuttil – Freelance Head of Product, Founder, Author & Conference Speaker. Context Effective product management involves deciding, formally or informally, what goes on your product roadmaps. You’ll benefit by measuring the successContinue reading “Ops: Product management has evolved – has your company?”

Ops: How do you manage projects?

Tips on establishing and delivering ongoing processes and defined projects, for busy managers and founders of growing technology companies – from the 2018 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Peter Cain, change and growth Consultant at Anamosys. Context As the business expands beyond the founders and pieces of work grow in size and complexity, you’ll wantContinue reading “Ops: How do you manage projects?”

Ops: Why should tech businesses should be preparing for GDPR now?

Tips on laying the groundwork around GDPR, for busy managers and founders of growing technology companies – from the 2017 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Rory Suggett, Partner at Ashfords LLC. Context GDPR is already in force, since 24 May 2016, however due to the complexity of the changes it will not apply until 25Continue reading “Ops: Why should tech businesses should be preparing for GDPR now?”

Ops: How do you bridge the gap between sales/marketing and your ops teams?

Tips on sales/marketing and engineering/ops collaboration – from the 2017 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Andrew Callard, Marketing Business Consultant/Coach, Business Developer, Project Manager at Aimed Business. Context Sales and marketing is a science, just like ops and engineering. It should command equal rigour and status within your organisation. Marketing begins early for start-ups FoundersContinue reading “Ops: How do you bridge the gap between sales/marketing and your ops teams?”

Ops: What, and how, do you outsource?

Tips on which parts of your operation you may outsource, and some considerations around doing so – from the 2017 series of Threads meetups.  Discussion host: Peter Cain, growth and change consultant at Anamosys Context With contract staff, you are benefiting from their transferable skills. However, once they’ve completed their contract and moved on, youContinue reading “Ops: What, and how, do you outsource?”