Session: Doing Product Ops Right
Everyone seems to be talking about Product Ops these days — for very good and very bad reasons. Like anything new, there is a lot still unwritten about this new function. It’s up to us, leaders, to build it responsibly. But, while we wait for the dust to settle, companies of all sizes are tailoring Product Ops to their reality, needs, and challenges, creating many definitions. That can be dangerous and has been stirring some discussion about what exactly is Product Ops, and how one can distinguish between the good and the bad.
In this talk, I will share the good, the bad, and the ugly of Product Ops, helping you clearly understand its nuances and, more importantly, how it can truly be a force multiplier in a product-led organization.
- What’s all the fuzz about Product Ops, and why is it misunderstood
- Distinguish the good, the bad, and the ugly of Product Ops
- Learn common pitfalls
Anabela is a product and tech executive based in Lisbon, Portugal – home of Websummit and an exciting tech scene. She has > 20 years of experience in building products and teams globally for both startups and fortune 500 companies.
Currently, Anabela is the VP of Product Operations and Chief of Staff to the CPO at OutSystems, with the mission to empower teams building products customers love. Before joining OutSystems, Anabela held leadership roles at General Electric and Novabase.