“A product manager’s implicit expectation is that they’re going to do the most impactful things to benefit the company through their product.” It’s natural to want to gather up as much knowledge as you can before you get the job, but the … Continue Reading What to Do Once You’ve Broken Into Product Management
As product experience becomes more important in many software companies, the product manager role is undergoing a fairly dramatic shift. The function of product teams is growing and product leadership is constantly learning and evolving. Success is no longer measured … Continue Reading How Will the Product Manager Role Change in 2018?
“One company might have a product manager that’s primarily focused around business, market analysis, business relationships, etc with only a little bit on the creative and the technical side. Another might have a greater focus on UI/UX and design, or … Continue Reading How To Become a Product Manager With No Experience
Product Managers come from all walks of life. Some come from a technical background, some don’t. The thing is this role varies a lot in the industry and there are certain aspects of this role which makes it unique in … Continue Reading Transitioning Into Product Management From Other Roles
Product management may be the one job that the organization would get along fine without (at least for a good while). Without engineers, nothing would get built. Without sales people, nothing is sold. Without designers, the product looks like crap. … Continue Reading How to Hire a Product Manager
Product Managing is not just about behind-the-scenes R&D, it’s about making sure your product is developed in a way that meets the needs of your customers Done well, product research helps to understand what customers really want, allowing to tailor … Continue Reading What the Best Product Manager Candidates Say During an Interview
“Product management is a difficult, burnout-inducing profession. We do it because we love the idea of it more than actually doing it. I’ve hit the point in every product job I’ve ever had where I tell myself, “this is the … Continue Reading What People Don’t Tell You About Product Management