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ProductTank September: Jobs to be Done
Over a period of time technology evolves creating new ways of fulfilling customer needs. But in this transition, the underlying need of the user remains the same - that is the key to customer centric innovation. At this ProductTank event, we will focus on the tenet of ‘Jobs to be done’ (JTBD). JTBD is a popular framework addressing customer-centric innovation exploring further how to find the right problem to solve. It was widely publicized by leading practitioners like Clayton Christensen from Harvard Business School and Tony Ulwick the founder of Strategyn, an innovation consulting firm. Janet Bumpas: Janet comes from Silicon Valley where she was part of three startups: one went public, one was acquired by eBay/PayPal, and one crashed and burned. She has lived in the Netherlands for three years now. Currently, she is the Program Director at ScaleUpNation working with corporates and entrepreneurs helping them to scale their businesses. Previously, she was a Managing Director working for Startupbootcamp and Innoleaps. In addition to launching new products, Janet has consulted many of the world’s leading organizations on growth and profitability strategies. After receiving her MBA, she worked at The Boston Consulting Group, advising Fortune 100 companies. Janet has also spent time at Strategyn, helping clients with customer centric innovation. After moving to Silicon Valley, she worked at Razorfish as a Senior Strategist. Finally, Janet has extensive experience in international development (a.o., World Health Organization, the Health, Nutrition, and Population team of the World Bank, and TechnoServe). Sponsor: This event will be generously sponsored by Applause. Applause is delighted to be a part of September's ProductTank. As a crowdtesting company, Applause talks and works day by day with a wide range of product people with different needs and challenges. So far Applause experienced meetups as a great opportunity to exchange on product-related topics and to be part of a community that wants to create better performing digital products. With the trust of over 300.000+ members in their testing community uTest, Applause empowers companies of all sizes to deliver great digital experiences (DX) – across web, mobile and IoT as well as brick-and-mortar – spanning every customer touchpoint. Learn more at http://www.applause.com

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    ProductTank provides an opportunity for Product Managers in Oslo to exchange ideas and experiences about Product Design, Development and Management, Business Modelling, Metrics, User Experience and all the other things that get us excited. Events include talks from guest speakers on topics around product management, networking opportunities, and a good old-fashioned chin-wag over a beer or two. We're open to companies big and small. We also welcome early-stage technology businesses looking to learn how to get their ideas off the ground. We also have a blog and encourage the community to get engaged by commenting on or writing new posts for http://www.mindtheproduct.com

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