Product Manager

Become a Great Product Manager

By |2019-11-19T12:46:18-05:00December 5th, 2013|Product|

Product management is an exciting role. It can drive product direction and ensure your team builds the right product for the market. It can also be a frustrating job because other departments have expectations of product management that rarely align with yours. Building expertise There are three types of desired ...
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How I became a product manager

By |2019-12-24T05:08:05-05:00December 2nd, 2013|Product|

I didn't necessarily plan for a career in product management. I spent time in development. I spent time in sales, sales engineering, and customer training and implementation. These and my college courses somewhat, perhaps accidentally, prepared me for the job. I majored in marketing and minored in computer science at the ...
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Product Managers: Go Wide or Go Deep?

By |2019-12-24T05:32:20-05:00November 7th, 2013|Product|

Anyone who acquires deep expertise does so at the expense of breadth.—Andrew Hargadon, author, How Breakthroughs Happen In my experience, people have either breadth or depth. Some people have a little information about almost every topic. After all, most people only have so much room in their heads. Some people ...
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Product Management Skills: Technology, Market, Domain & Business

By |2019-11-20T13:27:03-05:00May 9th, 2013|Product|

In recent years, we’ve seen new definitions for old titles and many new titles being created. We’ve got product managers, product marketing managers, product owners, business analysts, product strategists, product line managers, and portfolio managers. Let’s keep it simple. There are four types of skills needed to define and deliver ...
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