Layoffs: Has the Product Management Industry Failed Us?
The Product Coalition
JANUARY 3, 2023
If we were truly lean and agile, shouldn’t we be way below the 153,000 layoffs mark? The Fall of Icarus — Jacob Peter Gowy 2022 was a dark year for the technology industry. Back in May, I wrote about the layoff trend for 2022 , but I honestly didn’t expect the situation to get this bleak. When I wrote that piece, we were around 25,000 impacted. Fast forward to December of the same year, we were more then 153,000 people chopped according to layoffs.fyi.