Product Management Talk – community event

If we've ever talked, you'll probably know that I'm a big proponent of product management community events, either ProductCamps, GrandView on LinkedIn, and this past Monday I was also able to participate on the Global ProductManagementTalk. It's an interesting idea, formed originally by Andrienne from brainmates and Cindy Solomon. It combines a lot of ad-hoc... Continue Reading →

How to get hired as a product manager

First off - this post talks more on existing product managers looking for a new opportunity and how best to approach it. For anyone looking to become a product manager for the first time, coming from sales engineering, development, support or training - congrats! You're in for a crazy ride and one of the most... Continue Reading →

Centralized vs. decentralized product management

What every executive should know about organizational structures in product management In my years of speaking with organizations, one question continues to come up – how do we better align our product teams with our business and development units to drive growth. It’s a tough challenge, and one that executives try to address by deciding... Continue Reading →

Product Management ToolKits

For every product manager I've worked with, I uncover yet another "unique" problem that is so completely different from any other problem in the industry that it's almost impossible to solve - but not really. There is always quite a bit of overlap, repetition and similarity, albeit wrapped in a different skin. This is actually... Continue Reading →

The vision behind Back to the Product

After working for many years in product management, and then at a technology and consulting firm specializing in product management solutions, I find myself in a unique position to understand product management. Not the product management that some people euphemize, but the real thing, as experienced by countless developers suddenly thrust into product management, consultants... Continue Reading →

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