What’s Product Management is like a Year after Implementing Agile

All About Product Management

It’s been over a year since the product management team went on a series of agile/scrum training courses. Product Management Prior to Scrum Before agile working practices where adopted the Product Managers role consisted of a lot of short term tactical wins coupled with continual fire fighting. Agile/Scrum Training On-line Product Managers, Web Editors and Business Owners spent a few days on a scrum master and product owner’s training course.

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Six Types of “Product” Owners

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A feature owner who manages a major capability with which end users interact like search and navigation on an online retailer’s website. A platform owner who manages a platform as a collection of shared software assets. A portfolio owner who manages a group of (related) products.


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4 Project Management Tools Product Managers Love


Project managers are responsible for executing the plans handed off from product management. On top of that, project managers must continually communicate status to stakeholders. Project managers ensure everyone involved in implementation and delivery is on the same page and has the information they need to perform their assigned tasks. There’s no way to manage all those details in their head. That’s why project managers rely on purpose-built tools.

When 2 Become 1: The Roles of Product Manager and Product Owner

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But since this is the BPMA, we’re thinking about the oft-merged roles of Product Manager (PM) and Product Owner (PO). On January 23rd, Pragmatic Marketing hosted a webinar entitled “Six Ways Product Management’s Role Will Change in 2018.” Since the Agile Manifesto first distinguished the roles in 2001, the same person has often been expected to serve as both PM and PO. For example, see Melissa Perri’s blog post from June of 2017 entitled “Product Manager vs. Product Owner”.

The Top Mobile In-App Feedback Tools of 2021


Combining the two platforms enables app providers to move with the speed and agility to meet the needs of their customers, while still maintaining the security and control required for regulatory concerns. The result: Teams are aligned, learn faster, and release with confidence.

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The Top Mobile In-app Feedback Tools of 2020


Apptimize, An Airship Company, helps brands rapidly iterate to make amazing user experiences across all their digital channels through A/B Testing and Feature Release Management with a mobile-first lens.

Product Job Descriptions

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Common job titles and responsibilities for successful product management and marketing teams. The most successful teams are comprised of three roles: a strategic product manager, one or more technical product owners, and a market-facing product marketing manager. That is, this type of product management team includes the necessary expertise to handle a few products (or a single portfolio) without relying on other teams to fill a skills void. Product Strategy Manager.

Three Common Beta Testing Tools That Eat Up Test Managers’ Time


The results of the 2018 Customer Validation Industry Survey backed up what we already knew: time is a precious commodity that test managers don’t have a lot of. In performing an in-depth analysis of the data, our research team discovered some interesting parallels between these tools and the time constraints test managers reported. Fifty-eight percent of survey respondents use email in test management. Why Test Managers Use It. Why Test Managers Use It.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager: Consumer and Enterprise

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

In this post, an enterprise (IBM) and a consumer (Google) product manager describe a typical day in their life on the job. While there doesn't exactly exist a "typical" day in product management, you can expect to perform certain tasks based on the stage of your product.

An Interview with Jez Humble on Continuous Delivery, Engineering Culture, and Making Decisions


Chances are if you’re an engineer or product manager who works on anything even somewhat related to continuous delivery, Jez Humble wrote your handbook. Or, “We do this thing called Agile. Some companies are saying, “We are using this new way of software development called ‘Agile.’” A lot of people are still doing releases evenings and weekends. So people sometimes ask me, “How should I do orchestrated releases?” Your job as a manager is to help enable them.