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What’s the REAL Cost of a Poorly Trained Product Management Team?

280 Group

A product launch is a complex and multi-faceted activity that involves many teams collaborating successfully across an organization. Teams must ensure the product solves the right customer problems with all the right features and functionality, test and validate prototypes, and make a plan for production.

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Product Management Training in 2020: How to Decide

280 Group

280 Group’s Product Management Skills – Benchmark Report evaluated how training and a formal product process helps improve core skill sets to ultimately advance a PM’s career. According to the data, training is key. The training covers the entire Product Lifecycle and all the core skills required to manage products effectively.

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The Power of PM Professional Development Planning [+Webinar]

280 Group

Product leaders understand that training and development are an effective means for empowering employees. The one that often prevents teams and individuals from accomplishing goals. Deciding which skills are most important to the team and the business, and how to develop them can be a challenge.

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Two Development Team Configurations I Lobby Against

Mironov Consulting

But there are some engineering team configurations that I see as problematic.  So 1] Dedicated Bug Fixing Teams Sometimes there’s a push to create development teams specifically to close out bugs and defects, especially after frequent outages or to address long-term system neglect.  This

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How to Be a Truly Great Head of Product: Strategy

The Product Coalition

Strategy and enabling your team to solve problems makes the difference between a boss and an impactful leader. Using the ‘Kernel’ from Richard Rumelt’s ‘Good Strategy/Bad Strategy’, specifically insights and developing a guiding policy allows you to enable your team and avoid micro-managing. Poor strategy is everywhere?—?you

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How to Achieve a Successful Agile Transformation

280 Group

You’ve decided to move to Agile product development. Before you pop open the Champagne, here’s the bad news : 47% of Agile transformations fail. An immutable cultural mindset, lack of methodology training, too much technical debt, and a lack of vision and strategy are some common reasons. Great news!

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3 Critical Skills Preventing You From Becoming a Great Product Manager

280 Group

We often hear the old adage, “forget your weaknesses, play to your strengths!” Since every product manager is different, we encourage you to take the assessment here to identify your own strengths and weaknesses and to start thinking strategically about your career. when talking about the fastest way to get ahead in your career.