“I am neither in meth business or money business; I am in the empire business.” Walter tells Jesse as to what he thinks about his business and products. As product story tellers you could be telling two different stories – giving bitter medicines or saving life. You need to decide what your product/ solution/ services ultimately benefits the consumers and come up with a broad believable stories.
Most of us have friends who work in both Enterprise companies and Startups. The common frustration that you hear when you work with them is that their IT does not allow you to easily collaborate and work with them.
Attributes for a customer focus driven project management:
Defining the customer/ customer group
Understanding the value-chain of the organization in terms of sell-deploy-support
Knowing the customer user-experience at a systemic level
Understanding the use-case of the product
In continuation to our last week’s discussion about lessons that project management can learn from product management, let us examine some of the tools that product management uses that could assist in project management: Tools that product management use that might be interesting for project management as well: Weekly newsletter: The communication within the…
Last week, to celebrate last few days of 2011, we went to an Ethiopian restaurant named Walia in San Jose. My wife & I took our friends too, who flew from Detroit to visit us. Two weeks earlier, to celebrate my birthday, we had gone to the same restaurant. I love Ethiopian food. Is Walia…
Product management is the most contradictory of all professions. Product Managers (PMs) need to be product experts and perpetual students. They must be creative, articulate multimedia marketers, and yet able to speak technology, finance, and legal-ese. No wonder there are so few great Product Managers. After 20 years researching and working with all types of…