It's time for another Nulab #DrinkingCode!
This edition of our meetup will be on Product Management, and we have invited 3 speakers to share their experience & insights. They are:
- Jay Fong, Product Strategy Lead at honestbee
- Giom, Enterprise Agile Coach at Giom Consulting
- Mike Dickinson, CPO at Xendit
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# Product Strategy in SEA- How to transform "Gut Feel" companies into data-driven giants? By Jay Fong
"Big Data", "Analytics" - these are scary words for some businesses that want to adopt Data Driven Design but don't know how. During this talk, I will cover how to take businesses with fragmented or non-existent Analytics and help them leverage the power of Data to understand what users want and build great customer-centric products.
# Tough Talks, or how to confront opinions with your teammates
The ability to confront opinions through deep and complex topics is key to be a great team or a great company. This topic kept coming back as I was interviewing the most respected developers I knew a couple of years ago in Paris. If you don’t confront opinions, you are not really using all the talents. Now, it’s not easy. I synthesised and structured what I learnt in these interviews, and I‘d like to share it with you:
* how to know your idea is actually a good one
* what are the diplomatic baselines for disagreeing
* when to hold your position and when to change your mind
* what to do if people’s positions are locked and the most important:
* how to learn to be wrong
# Scaling your Product Department
By Mike Dickinson
You’ve just got your seed funding. Congratulations! Now you need more product. Now you need to start showing more product-market fit. Now you need to build a team for growth.
Mike will be covering how to scale your product organisation at different times of your business, whether you are still a small start up, a recently funded company, or a company in hyper growth mode. He will be using his experiences to show what to do/ not to do when building your team, and what roles do you need to be looking for (and when).
Jay Fong, Product Strategy Lead at honestbee.
Jay likes numbers and talking to people, so he's built his career on being the bridge between business and technology. His mantra is simple- "How do I explain things, so that my Grandmother could understand it?"
Giom, Enterprise Agile Coach at Giom Consulting
Giom, a French national, has been in Asia for more than three years. Currently he is based in Singapore as independent agile coach, trainer and facilitator. Before being agile coach, he developed his skills in software development.
Mike Dickinson, CPO at Xendit
Mike has extensive expertise in web and mobile technologies, and building & running regional and global teams. With experience in founding and managing multiple products in hospitality, digital marketing, elearning, and more. He's also a GA instructor for product management.
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6.40pm - 7.10pm: Attendees signing in, snacks and refreshments.
7.10pm - 8.00pm: Talks by Speakers
8.00pm - 9.00pm: Networking session with drinks/beer/pizza. Exchange your war stories & contacts.
As one great soft drink product used to say, "Obey your thirst".
So rsvp and join us!