Product Meetup
Aug 22
Past event

Product Meetup

Product Management Meetups

Thu, Aug 11, 2022, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UTC)

Productboard s.r.o.
Boudníkova 3, 180 00 Praha 8-Palmovka, Czechia
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Event information

Get inspired by people who have stepped up, found their voice, and propelled their careers in leadership roles in the software engineering industry.

Join us in person or online for a Meetup, live from Productboard’s Prague HQ.

We’ll be talking Product Strategy and have put together an excellent program for you:

Talk 1) Product Strategy for Teams

Speaker: Stephen Walker, Senior Director of Product Management at Productboard


Strategy is what everyone wants to work on, but most people and teams conflate strategy with tactics. So what exactly does strategy mean for someone in a product team? In this talk, Stephen breaks down product strategy for teams, what many get wrong about feature factories and outputs, and highlights how engineers, designers, and product managers can work strategically in any environment. 

In this session you’ll learn:

  • How to easily write a vision for your feature or domain

  • How to connect your team’s work to the company goals or strategy

  • How to clarify goals, outcomes, and outputs

Talk 2) Drive Product Strategy with the North Star Metric Framework

Speakers: Ana & Raz, Co-founders at Just Mad

How does your product grow?
This is probably the most challenging question for most product teams. Getting alignment on different initiatives when everybody's viewing things through different lenses, can be difficult.
The North Star Metric Framework provides a shared model for articulating your product's strategy. It helps you define a specific metric that best captures the core value your product delivers to customers, as well as encompasses the impact on the business.
In addition to the metric, the framework includes a set of key inputs that collectively act as factors that produce the metric. Product teams can directly influence these inputs with their day-to-day work.
The NSM helps product teams answer critical questions like:

  • How can we deliver better value to our customers while driving revenue?

  • How does our day-to-day work connect with tangible impact?

  • How can we be sure we're working on the right things?

  • How can our teams break down the silos and achieve alignment?


4:00 PM

Doors open

4:30 PM


4:35 PM

Product Strategy for Teams

5:10 PM

Drive Product Strategy with the North Star Metric Framework

5:50 PM

Product quiz

6:00 PM




Stephen Walker

Senior Director of Product Management at Productboard

Stephen Walker is an entrepreneur and digital product leader, passionate about exceptional, innovative products.

His experience ran...

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Raz Burciu

Co-founder & Head of Product Design at Just Mad

Raz's mindset revolves around the phrase "What if?". With over 8 years of experience in the UX/Product Design field, his work reside...

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Ana Oarga

Co-founder & Head of Product Strategy at Just Mad

Ana is all about creativity, diversity, and striking, bright colors. After 8 years of working in the tech field across the corporate...

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Other information

This event is all about tech, leadership, inspiration, and networking 🚀 (plus refreshments and beer from Dva Kohouti or Pilsen 🍻).

The talks will be live-streamed, and the recordings will be available online after the event.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon! 🙌


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Productboard is the customer-centric product management platform that helps organizations get the right products to market, faster. Over 6,000 companies, including Microsoft, Zoom, 1-800-Contacts, and UiPath, use Productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around their roadmap.

Just Mad

Just Mad is a product design and strategy consultancy. Through specialized processes and educational activities, they help startups and organizations such as UiPath, SAP, Miro, Personio, Cartier, and Freeletics win big in the experience economy.