Category: Managing Up & Across
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).
A colleague recently voiced frustration that their divisional strategy is far from clear, yet they are accountable for following it and delivering results against it. Does this problem sound familiar? Here are a few good ways to cope: 1. Look for “breadcrumb trails” – Find a… Continue reading
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
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