July, 2010

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Meet the Product Manager

All About Product Management

What do you do when you’re a product manager (for web applications and tools) who has started a new job, assigned to an existing team who are just about to embark on the development of a range of new products and product features? We’ll whatever the correct answer is, this is what I have started to do. The first step I took was to review the situation and give the team the opportunity to voice their opinion.

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They say Knowledge is Power. Is it true?

SidsAvenue

I still remember this line "knowledge is power" was scribed on the walls of one of the classroom in my school. I was really moved by this line and started filling in my brain as much as possible. I still do it. Thanks to the Internet, it is not very difficult to improve one's knowledge about anything and everything. I believed that as I have the knowledge, I have the power.

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Combining Classical and Agile Product Management

All About Product Management

I was asked to present, at an interview, on how I see the role of the product manager working in an agile scrum environment. The key areas that I highlighted were: Scope and responsibilities of the product manager in scrum Typical product management activities in scrum A typical day in the life of the agile product manager The agile product management framework A case study – the benefits See full presentation below.

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Product Management interview question on strategy and tactics

All About Product Management

I was being interviewed for a Product Managers position by a Chief Operating Officer (COO) who used to do the job that I was interviewing for. The company has adopted and really embraced scrum so naturally expects the Product Manager to take on many of the Product Owners responsibilities. I ask the COO to broadly split the role down into three aspects.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Get rid of Pop-ups

SidsAvenue

These days people acorss industries have water tight KRA/KPIs. Their remuneration is liked to these KRAs and hence people are forced to achieve them at any cost. We are all in a very competitive world currently. I think the competitive index is the highest ever and I feel it will just keep going upwards. Thid competitive index has given birth to a new phenomenon.

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