Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

Ken Kranseler

Over the past several decades, I’ve interviewed hundreds and hired dozens of Product Managers at companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and burgeoning startups Congratulations! You’re on the verge of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing careers today.

Women in Product Management: Gaining Recognition – You Asked, We Answered.

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This month, we presented a webinar from our Product Management Leadership series – No Bragging Required: How Women in PM Can Get the Recognition They Deserve. In a few situations, I have had managers who did not want me to connect with people on other teams. Product Management

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Product Owner vs Product Manager? What’s The Difference?

The Product Coalition

technology product-owner startup product-management agileI’m going to answer this age-old question so you can be clear about where you sit in the company. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Product Manager Assessment

The Product Coalition

Scorecard to be used with your Product Coach, Manager, or for your own self-assessment. product-management-tool product-coach professional-development startup product-managementContinue reading on Product Coalition ».

Product Management: Guide to Thriving as a Product Manager

As more organizations move from project to product thinking, Product Managers are occupying increasingly crucial roles. Download this guide to learn tips and strategies that will help you grow into a strong Product Manager and thrive in the position.

OKRs in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Goals in Product Management. As I explain in my book How to Lead in Product Management , setting the right goals is crucial to align stakeholders and development teams and to achieve product success. In order to answer this question, let’s look at a set of product management goals.

Product Management is . Not Project Management

The Product Coalition

agile engineering product-management project-management technologyThere is an incredibly fine line though Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Product Manager Salary [2021 Data]

280 Group

This article details general Product Manager salary data based on salary information reported by Salary.com and Hired.com in January 2021. Status of the Job 2021: Product Manager. Interest in product management roles has soared in the past five years. Product Management

Productivity for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

What are the best productivity hacks for Product Managers Continue reading on Product Coalition ». task-management productivity product-management productivity-hacks

What is Digital Product Management?

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Indeed: What is Digital Product Management? Today’s Mainstream Product Manager. Today, the Product Manager role is sometimes summarized as being responsible for getting the right products “on the shelf”; that is, creating products that people and companies want to buy.

Embedded Analytics Product Fit Guide - A Product Manager’s Handbook

Adding embedded analytics to your software doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. This guide is the perfect companion for SaaS product managers. It will walk you through the process of choosing the right analytics provider step by step.

Yes, Product Managers Should Project Manage

Mind the Product

It’s a truism that product managers should not be project managers. But practically, as a product manager, you probably do at least some minimum amount of project management in your daily work, perhaps even to your frustration and dissatisfaction! The post Yes, Product Managers Should Project Manage appeared first on Mind the Product. They are different disciplines requiring different skill sets.

Productivity for Product Managers?—?Choosing the Product Management App

The Product Coalition

In my opinion, Our brain should be focusing on the ‘how’ part and its best to delegate remembering‘what’ & ‘when’ to a task management… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Product Manager vs Product Marketing Manager

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Managing the Interrelated Roles and Responsibilities of Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers. Product Management and Product Marketing Management are complementary roles. What Does a Product Manager Do? Manages the product lifecycle.

The Most Powerful Phrase in the Product Manager Vocabulary

The Product Bistro

The most powerful 3 words in a Product Manager's vocabulary is "It's My Fault." product managementThe blame game should not be in your toolbox, you own the product, act like it. Your team will thank you.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Managing Product = Managing Tension by Marc Abraham

Mind the Product

In my book, Managing Product = Managing Tension, I’ve focused on what it is that impacts the products we build and how we manage them, namely; mind, matter, and moves. The post Managing Product = Managing Tension by Marc Abraham appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to Manage Product Requests

The Product Coalition

Processing <new thing> product requests Product Managers should be at the front-line when it comes to managing <new thing> product requests, protecting the backlog and prioritising work for the team.

How to Break Into Product Management

The Product Coalition

Breaking into Product Management is not easy. career-advice technology product-management product-management-career product-management-skills

A Decade of Product Management

Melissa Perri

I've been reflecting on the last decade in Product Management. Founders realizing they can't do it all on their own, that Product Management is a career, and an important skill for the executive team. -- 2011: "You are crazy for joining a startup, Melissa. What is Product Management?

Re-Thinking Translation for Business Growth in a Digital-First World

Effective localization is critical to business expansion. But traditional translation processes can't keep pace with today's agile, omnichannel realities. Read our eBook to discover the limitless possibilities uncovered by agile translation management.

Knowledge Management at Startup

The Product Coalition

startup product-management startup-life productivity knowledge-managementSomething that is often forgotten Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

What Makes a Unicorn Product Manager?

The Product Coalition

Find out what it takes to be a Product Manager, what skills are critical, and what makes you a standout unicorn PM Continue reading on Product Coalition ». career-advice technology product-management startup business

Why You Need Product Management

The Product Coalition

While product management enjoys unquestioned support in the world’s most successful tech companies, other organisations that could substantially benefit from product management are still yet to adopt and embrace the discipline. Product management isn’t a new discipline.

Product Manager vs. Project Manager: Tackling the Differences

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One of the questions I frequently get asked when training our Optimal Product Management and Product Marketing Training (OPM) course is, “What’s the difference between a Product Manager and a Project Manager?” What is a Product Manager? What is a Project Manager?

PROJECT TO PRODUCT: Building the Right Thing in the Right Way

Old and out-of-date project management principles are still very much in place in countless organizations. However, organizations are finding the solution to their problems, and the solution is Product Agility. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Arati Sohoni, Director of Product Management at Walmart

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Arati Sohoni, Director of Product Management at Walmart. How did you get into product management? My transition into product management was very interesting. Women in Product Management

Product Management is Change Management

The Product Coalition

The unavoidable essence of a Product Manager job and how to succeed as a Change Manager through the power of Narratives Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ». change-management product-management agent-of-change product-is-change how-to-lead-change

A Product Manager’s Toolkit (WIP)

The Product Coalition

Valuable resources about networking, learning, online courses and much more in the Product Management expertise. networking online-courses-learning product-management product-design how-to

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Padmashree Koneti, VP Product Management at Limeade

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Padmashree Koneti, VP of Product Management at Limeade. How did you get into product management? There wasn’t an official discipline of product management. Women in Product Management

Take the Guesswork Out of Product Management

Speaker: Daniel Barrett and Michael Goff, Revenera

If you’re not using software usage analytics to understand how users engage with your applications, you’re missing valuable data. Watch this webinar to learn why Gartner predicts that 75% of software providers will rely on software usage analytics by 2021.

Selling to Product Managers

The Product Bistro

product management salesAn interesting topic today, what it must be like to sell to someone who lives and breathes products, and all aspects therein. This post revolves around selecting a realtor as the trustee of my Stepfather’s estate. Synopsis: In late 2018, my Stepfather, my father figure for over 40 years, passed away. He had been ill […].

A Guide to Breaking Into Product Management

Mind the Product

I’m a product manager with more than 10 years’ experience in digital products, but I wasn’t always in Product. As a former marketer, I wanted to write a guide for professionals aiming to make a successful jump into product management and now I have.

Paradoxes of Product Management

The Product Coalition

 —  @ant_murphy Product Management is complex. Complex because it’s situational which makes being a good Product Manager about being adaptive. So here are 18 paradoxes of Product Management that I, like many of you, face daily.

Lights, Camera, Product Management?

The Product Coalition

I explained to him what Product Managers do. I told him that Product managers are responsible for guiding the success of a product and that they lead the cross-functional team that is responsible for building, scaling, and supporting it. What is Product Management?

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.