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Life of a Product Manager at Google

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As part of the Product Management team, you bridge technical and business worlds as you design technologies with creative and prolific engineers and then zoom out to lead matrix teams such as Sales, Marketing and Finance, to name a few. You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that…

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Taming the Squeaky Wheel

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Guest post by Emily Tate, speaker at the Product Management Festival. There is a phrase, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease.” The customer who complains the loudest, often gets what they want. In product management, it can be all too easy to give into these distractions and lose sight of the more strategic things on…

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Why we need our own Product Manager!

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Why we need our own Product Manager! The conference chair of the Product Management Festival, Adrian Zwingli, explains why he’s hiring a dedicated product manager for the conference. And why they can’t live without. You recently started hiring a product manager. From your point, what makes this position so unique.  As PM of the conference,…

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We Don’t Hire Product Owners Here

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Rich Mironov is a veteran of six tech start-ups (including as founder/CEO and VP Products/Marketing) and CEO of Mironov Consulting. This guest post was originally posted by Rich Mironov on http://www.mironov.com/pohire/ He will be speaking at the Product Management Festival on the topic of “Product Managers, Product Owners, and Scalable Agile Product Management Organizations”.    We Don’t…

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Product managers are foolish and notoriously optimistic!

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In reverse chronological order   #pmfest Jonathan Rochelle from google closes his Keynote – the final event of the #pmf13 thanks to everyone who joined. It was fantastic #pmfest product manager have to be stupid, optimistic and ambitious to be innovative #pmfest funding at google: 70-20-10 rule – invest 70% in the core product, 20% in near product measures, 10%…

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