Category: General / Opinion
General conversation, rants, philosphical discussions.
Agile’s changes ripple through the organization beyond the Development group. Chief among the big questions that arise: can the Product Manager be the Product Owner? The dual role has its challenges! Here are the two key challenges you’ll face, and some hard-won tips on navigating… Continue reading
I’m sure the debate is still raging about whether to get certified or not. We still think you should – it will help your resume get sorted into the “follow-up” pile when you need it most. If you’re leaning toward AIPMM Certification but have been… Continue reading
Thanks to Jeff Lash for the opportunity to answer this question on his “Ask A Good Product Manager” blog. You can see the question and the reply here.
The ongoing data loss travails of T-Mobile Sidekick customers, and the related Major Maalox Moments for the Microsoft Danger/Pink team, made us wonder about the role of Product Management for Danger/Pink: Does the function even exist on the team? Did anyone think to create a disaster plan or rollback plan? And is someone… Continue reading
In their September newsletter, pricing experts Holden Advisors began talking about what you need to do to be ready if recovery is indeed on its way. They also talked about the issues with bringing your price levels back up if you’ve resorted to deep discounting on your… Continue reading
Welcome to Pivotal Product Management’s blog, the Pivot Post. We’re Linda & Mara, and we’ll take turns posting here (and we might not always agree!). There are so many great PM blogs out there, providing excellent advice for product managers. We hope to contribute to the pool. What… Continue reading
This post was inspired by the recent broughaha in Rick Chapman’s blog (Google it, I don’t want to give him yet another link to his blog). In it, he questioned the need for product managers in an SaaS organization. Here’s the question that I think needs to be examined:
What if he’s right? Continue reading