In this Spotlight Session at #mtpcon San Francisco 2023, sponsored by West Monroe, Suzanna Smith, Director of Product Experience and Engineering Lab at West Monroe, and Max Pohl, Senior Principal Product Manager at Carbon Five, discuss building healthy and high-performing product teams through instilling an agile mindset.
Watch the session in full or read on for a recap of their key points.
Dealing with unrelenting pressure
Suzanna opens by explaining how difficult of a time it is for businesses at the moment. “Because of market uncertainty, companies are trimming the fat and teams are being asked to carry the remaining weight,” she says, “Nurturing and cultivating the creative environment feels out of reach,” In addition, there’s an unrelenting pressure of the pandemic memories, remote work isolation, and looming layoffs in this economy. The world is also changing radically with the emergence of AI.
Go slow to go fast
During volatile times, Max says the biggest driver of business …