“Always Problems” The genesis of episode’s topic came up in many conversations I’ve had with experienced product managers. Most product management job listings want you to have direct experience with the product you’ll be managing, or at least experience in the space. On the other hand, most experienced product managers think domain experience is the Read More
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Taking on an existing product In this episode, we talk through an underrepresented topic in the world of Product Management: how specifically to approach the management of an already existing product. Much of the conversation in the podcast and blogosphere about Product Management focuses on the act of bringing a new product to market. But
How did we learn product management? In this episode Rob and I share some stories about how we learned product management, how we learn new things in general, and what we’re focused on learning right now. How Did Nils Learn Product Management In The Dark Ages? I start out by talking about how I learned
How do you lay the foundations for success when starting your first product management job, or your third, or your tenth? In this episode we go through a set of ten activities that – if you do them – will get you off to a great start.
We product managers are not our customers. Without good market information, we can’t make good product decisions. So, we need to spend a lot of time talking to customers and our market to find out what we should make. Here’s how to do that better.
It’s a question we all get a lot from our executives – “How much money will we make from this feature?” In this episode we explore a few techniques for answering the question.