Posts written by Linda Merrick
If you’re in charge of hiring Product Managers in your organization, here’s a problem that you’ve puzzled over before or you’ll have again soon: do you hire experienced product managers and teach them your business, or do you hire subject matter experts (SMEs) and teach… Continue reading
Here’s a great video clip about how to get your cross-functional team really pulling together: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2010/03/17/VI2010031700340.html?hpid=artslot Requires registration (free).
Last month’s “Input” survey asked what product-related investments Product Managers will propose this year. The good news: Even in this erratic economy, the majority of Product Managers are proposing investments in existing or new products. When asked what type of product-related investments they would analyze or… Continue reading
I recently had the honor of participating on a panel for Woods Creek Consulting’s Sales Executive Peer Group. The topic of discussion: Building a Lengendary Relationship with Product Management. There were several good points brought up in the conversation (more in future posts), but here’s… Continue reading
Feel like you’re ready to tear your hair out? Take a 30-second break and get a little product management zen on our Haiku page. Then boil your situation down to 17 syllables and share them!
This year’s Product Management Education Conference was the best, ever! Great speakers, and always great to meet more product managers from around the world. Here’s our Business Case Secrets presentation for those who missed the conference. Check out the Resources on slide 23 for a free… Continue reading
In case you haven’t figured it out, I read Fortune magazine regularly. This issue includes the “Best Advice I Ever Got” feature, with an interview of Wilbur Ross (of International Steel fame). He quotes a mentor as saying “You’re better off backing a mediocre idea… Continue reading