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Product Manager’s Handbook #10: A Day In Life Of A Product Manager

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Product Manager's Handbook #10: A Day In Life Of A Product Manager

Some people don’t really know what Product Managers do. Because, to be honest, it can get confusing, even for the PMs themselves. This line of work is a little bit of everything mixed together. But if you want to become a PM there are some things that every PM does on a daily basis. Here’s some of them: All Articles In This Series: Two Key Principles Of Product Management How To Make The Best Project Decisions As A Product Manager…

Product Manager’s Handbook #9: 6 Biggest Myths About Product Development

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Product Manager's Handbook #9: 6 Biggest Myths About Product Development

The first thing that’s important to know is that digital product development is very different from traditional, physical product manufacturing. It’s much more unpredictable and the deliverables are constantly changing. With physical products you always know what you’re aiming to deliver. With software, not so much. So, let’s bust some myths about product development: All Articles In This Series: Two Key Principles Of Product Management How To Make The Best Project Decisions As A Product Manager How To Be A…

Product Manager’s Handbook #8: How To Use Deadlines Effectively In Product Management?

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Product Manager's Handbook #8: How To Use Deadlines Effectively In Product Management?

There’s an ongoing debate in the IT world, whether deadlines are actually useful. Because sometimes it can feel like it limits your team. However, deadlines are extremely useful when used right. Putting a deadline on a project is something that pushes your team to think critically about their work and deliverables. All Articles In This Series: Two Key Principles Of Product Management How To Make The Best Project Decisions As A Product Manager How To Be A Great Product Management…

Product Manager’s Handbook #7: Testing From The Product Manager’s Perspective

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Testing From The Product Manager's Perspective

As a Product Manager, you need to realize the importance of testing throughout the product development process. While you are unlikely to do the testing yourself, you have the power to commission testing and push your team to do more tests. But why is testing so important? Well, it comes from the place of better being safe than sorry. Testing early on minimizes risk and increases chances of the product’s success. Which is ultimately what every PM wants. Alright, so…

Should You Start Using IT Outsourcing In 2021?

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Should You Start Using IT Outsourcing In 2021?

Information technology or IT, has come a long way. In the past, when you needed something done, you had to hire development staff, onboard them and manage them yourself. However, for quite a long time now, it is no longer the norm. Most companies use IT outsourcing service providers to take some tasks and responsibility off of their shoulders. If you aren’t yet using outsourcing, here’s why you should take advantage of it in 2021: What Is IT Outsourcing? Before…

Product Manager’s Handbook #6: The Best Mental Models For Product Managers

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Product Manager's Handbook #6: The Best Mental Models For Product Managers

First, let’s discuss what mental models actually are. You might have heard this term before or you might find it completely new. The truth is that you’ve probably used mental models before, whether you were actually aware of it or not. Mental models are like shortcuts for your brain to help you better and quicker analyze decisions and processes. You collect different models throughout your life and you should always look for new ones. Each model works in a certain…

How To Be Future-Ready Through Digital Transformation?

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How To Be Future-Ready Through Digital Transformation?

Right now, we are in the middle of the digital transformation era, so the size, industry, or age of your organization doesn’t matter at all. You have to adopt the right mindset, processes, workflow and tools to maximize operational excellence and go forward in our highly-competitive world. Today, we’re going to talk about how to prepare your company through digital transformation. In this article, we’ll cover what digital transformation is, why it matters, and how you can implement it in your…

Product Manager’s Handbook #5: Using UX Techniques To Make Better Product Decisions

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Using UX Techniques To Make Better Product Decisions

In the previous article from  the Product Manager’s Handbook Series I talked about why UX is so important to Product Managers. In this one we’re going to dive a little deeper into some specific tools and methods that you can take on from UX Designers and Researchers on your team. Their perspective on the product will always be focused on the end-user and, while you also need to keep the business objectives in mind, it should be your primary focus,…

Product Manager’s Handbook #4: Why Is UX So Important For Product Managers?

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Product Manager's Handbook #4: Why Is UX So Important For Product Managers?

Product Managers are not UX Designers or Researchers, however, the art of UX is extremely useful to Product Managers. Here’s the top things Product Managers can learn from UX: All Articles In This Series: Two Key Principles Of Product Management How To Make The Best Project Decisions As A Product Manager How To Be A Great Product Management Leader? Why Is UX So Important For Product Managers? Using UX Techniques To Make Better Product Decisions The Best Mental Models For…

Product Manager’s Handbook #3: How To Be A Great Product Management Leader?

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How To Be A Great Product Management Leader?

First, we need to discuss what it means to be a good leader. Because there’s a big difference between leaders and managers. Of course, managers can be leaders but it’s not a given. Great leaders inspire their teams to execute the vision to the best of their abilities. But this is not achieved only through assigning tasks. A good leader will create a sense of ownership of the goals in each team member and inspire them to take proactive action….