Product Management

What skills you should see in a Product Manager?

A product manager is involved in every stage of the product. This makes Product Manager one of the most impactful roles in a product organization. She is responsible for all activities from product concept to launch to growth. A product manager works on strategic areas such as making a product stand out among its competitors and also works on tactical areas such as solving challenges of the…
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Product Management

What is your AI strategy?

Having seen data science and AI use cases in various industries in the past one and half year, I can say thatAndrewhas a great pragmatic advise for all the companies going AI or starting to consider the AI impact. Start small: Have a big vision but start…
Product Management

How to hire exceptional product managers?

There’s a lot of information available on the internet from a candidate’s perspective on cracking an interview. There are also umpteen useful resources to understand the skills that a Product Manager must possess. But hiring the right product manager for your team is…
Product Management

Product Principles - A Leadership Tool

One of my all-time favourite books isThe Hard Thing About Hard Thingsby Ben Horowitz, in particular, the chapter entitled ‘The Struggle’. I can relate to The Struggle. All of it. Product Leaders will likely find many of the struggles described in the…
Product Management

We Need Fewer Product Managers

Note 1: This post may read like an attack on product management. That is not my intent at all. I love all things product. This post has been brewing as I interact with more and more companies struggling to define (and scale) product “management” in increasingly complex…
Product Management

10 Product Development Traps

These are not “rules”, but rathertendencies. We seem wired to go in one direction, and have to actively offset the tendency. I’ve fallen into each of these (repeatedly) over the years, and have observed extremely savvy product developers do the same. How do you…