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Product Management

Five Common Myths About “Iteration”

Everyone in tech has seen the word, repeated ad nauseum as the “silver bullet” for everything from go-to-market timing to quality to product discovery.  But like many terms bandied about by those both within and on the periphery of Product Management, the term “iteration” often comes with connotations or meanings attached to it that aren’t really […]

Product Management

Five New Resolutions for PMs in 2017

A couple years ago, shortly after I launched the blog, I posted my first New Year’s Resolutions for Product Managers, which was a big hit.  Somehow it slipped my mind to update it for 2016, but here I am with an update as we roll into the new year…one as full of uncertainties as it […]

Product Management

Five Questions to Ask in Any Product Management Interview

At some point in every interview that you have, the people on the other side of the table will inevitably pose the ultimate question to you: “So, do you have any questions for us?”  There are hundreds of guides out there that list out the kinds of questions that you should ask in general, but due […]

Agile Development

Why Your User Stories Suck

I find it ironic that one of the most fundamentally important aspects of Agile planning is so very often terribly implemented.  User Stories are the single most important thing that a Product Manager/Owner delivers to their development teams — they’re the foundation on which everything the team does is gauged; and all too often, quite […]

Product Management

Break Down the Walls – Five Tips to Become a Product Manager

By far, one of the most common questions that I run across online and in discussions at events is how to transition into a Product Management role from outside.  This can often be a challenge, since in most companies there are relatively fewer Product Management roles than there are roles of other kinds — even development […]

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