The average product manager spends 45% of their time fire-fighting.
Whether you call it fire-fighting, trouble shooting or issue resolution – that’s more than 2 days per week! So have you thought about how to be really good at it?
What is the difference between a Product Owner and a Product Manager?
And why people can get so confused…
Over the past 10 years we’ve worked with thousands of product managers. We see unique problems but surprisingly lots of very similar ones.
Watch this cartoon video to discover what they are and how to put product management in the driving seat.
Why going doing the route of custom features for your Enterprise software product can end up killing your product.
And some important tips to prevent it.
Question: How do you find out what’s going on in your market?
Answer: By setting up a network of “listening posts” to hear about what’s going on with your customers, prospects, competition and the market.
What does the word ‘launch’ mean in your company?
Find out how to split your launch date into ready-to-tell, ready-to-trial, ready-to-sell and ready-for-service to get more control.
Does it really means People Management 🙂
And what else could it stand for – Project Management, Personal Management …
Have you ever faced a demand from the big boss to help close a short-term revenue gap?
When this happens, what do you do?
‘Voice of the market’ means being an expert on what current and potential customers care about in your market. It’s vital to creating successful product plans.
But with a bursting inbox, fires to fight and too many other priorities, it’s easy to feel disconnected from customers and prospects.
I bet you thought that other companies were your main source of competition. But is it the other product managers at your company that are your biggest threat?