5 questions to Anna-Karin Lindblom, Director of Product management at FLIR Systems

By Sneha Barman | 07 februari 2018

On The Product Leadership Day 2018, 11 speakers will share their product management secrets. Learn more about one of them and meet Anna-Karin Lindblom from FLIR Systems.

Anna Karin is currently a Director of Product Management at FLIR Systems. She is a seasoned product manager with many years of experience in different parts of product management. She has worked with companies such as Ericsson, nWise and currently FLIR. She will be speaking about how early failures are important and learning from early market feedback, proof of concept and testing. Furthermore, she will talk about how to use these when building new products and new business models.

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Creating a strategy is easy. Executing it is the hard part.

By Magnus Billgren | 31 januari 2018

At Tolpagorni, we’ve made it our business to develop product strategies, advising companies on how best to navigate the road to success. Over the years we’ve created and driven strategies throughout a number of diverse industries – and in that time, we’ve seen it all. We’ve seen the roadmap with unlimited resources. The suicidal sales-driven strategy. The dream PowerPoint strategy. The passive run-me-over strategy. And many, many more.

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Reusable Product Management to vitalize you product

By Magnus Billgren | 23 januari 2018

There is a hidden strategy that we often find among the top performing product managers in technology intensive businesses. The strategy enables growth with limited R&D resources. The strategy is being used by the smartest Product Managers in the world.

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Learn from the best!

By Kristin Svensson | 16 januari 2018

Product managers have never been more important for tech companies to stay ahead of competition and continuously create successful products. During Tolpagorni's 10 years in the field, we have come across outstanding Product managers who have made the difficult work look easy.

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6 - Minute Meeting – My Take

By Lionel Boscher | 09 januari 2018

Last week, Magnus Billgren, our CEO and founder wrote a thought provoking blog post on ‘Are you living on PowerPoint Dreams?’ On surface level, he had written down 5 pointers on how to kickstart the year and start achieving. One point which really hit me was "Make January the 6 minute-meeting-month".

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Are you living on PowerPoint Dreams?

By Magnus Billgren | 04 januari 2018

Every product manager has to many things to do.  All of us are trying to cope with all product management responsibilities. We are tied up in deliveries and we are responding to corporate initiatives. Far too often Product Strategies become Power Point Dreams. Let’s leave the dreams in 2017 and let’s make it happen in 2018.

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Your customers aren't lab rats

By Saeed Khan | 27 december 2017

Everywhere you turn these days, someone is talking about running experiments and tests to understand your customers or target market.

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Did you know? Santa is the oldest Product Manager!

By Lionel Boscher | 19 december 2017

Christmas is one of the most beautiful time of the year, isn't it? Most countries in the North are fortunate to have a beautiful blanket of white snow all over and snuggling indoors with some mulled wine and fluffy blankets. This is the time of the year where adults look forward to taking a well-deserved break from their daily grind and spend time with their children and parents. While everyone is waking up late and taking their days slower, it is the busiest time of the year for Santa Claus. Santa has a very difficult job – to make the children happy!

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2017 Wrap-up: our favorite readings!

By Lionel Boscher | 12 december 2017

At Tolpagorni, Product Management has been divided into 4 segments.

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How you can improve the way you communicate?

By Karl-Erik Carlström | 05 december 2017

In my last blog post I talked about the information overflow we all experience in our life’s today. That there is a challenge for marketing to get through the “noise” to the customers with the message. I mentioned the importance of being consistent in your communication, that consistency and frequency are important factors in all channels, but even more important in social media channels. I also talked briefly about “Theme Communication” and how that is one way of making your communication consistent. I thought it would be good to explain some more details in that concept.

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