Product Managers need to be technically competent, have great soft skills and be business-savvy. But what does that really mean? In this post, I list some of the key characteristics present in all business-savvy Product Managers. Do you have them all? [Read more…]
Many companies are hiring in-house UX teams to assist in the development process. That’s great news for your users, but it could be a challenge for you. As a Product Manager, how do you leverage this new skill set and how do you integrate it into your finely-tuned Agile development machine? This post series will give you a game plan to overcome this common challenge. Part 1 focuses on the people-oriented challenges, while Part 2 focuses on the process-oriented challenges.
UX seems to be the latest buzzword around. Everybody is talking about it, but what does it really mean? In this post, I’ll go over the basics of UX for Product Managers and, more importantly, how you can leverage UX to create better products. [Read more…]
In this series, I’ll discuss the key areas in contract negotiations that Product Managers need to know. I’ll describe the basic contracts you’ll encounter (NDA, MSA, SOW, and CO) and key watch outs from both the Client and Vendor perspective. [Read more…]