Do you need a quick way to check and share project status? Use an extended Kanban board for planning and status. Move items from one work queue to the next, from planning to released. You’ll be more organized and always ready with project status.
The primary role of product managers is to develop products that respond to customers’ needs, wants and challenges. But how can you represent customers if you don’t spend time with them?
Names by themselves have little or no impact on company or product success. Good products make a successful company.
Where should product management sit in the organization? Some companies put product managers in development; others in marketing. What are the merits of each?
Have you been out there lately? Hunting for that perfect job is both easier and harder than ever before. You don’t have to be restricted to your nearest big city... but other candidates don’t either. Networking is easier but, alas, everyone’s network is bigger than before.
It seems most organizations are unclear on roles and responsibilities. Here's a handy way of thinking about roles philosophically.
You’re in your first days as a product manager. In no time, your calendar will be full and you'll have a zillion emails. There’s so much to do. Where should you begin?
People in product management roles—product managers, product owners, product marketing managers, and consultants—often talk about job responsibilities, methods, tools, and templates. We start from a presumption that product management is valued, and we focus on getting clarity on its mechanics. But what are the benefits of product management?