Archive for the ‘Product Management’ Category

Unlock Your Product’s Value with Pricing

From my experience, value-based pricing is one of the most often used, yet least understood concepts in product management. While deceptively simple on the surface, most product managers have trouble turning it into something concrete. Sure it makes sense that a good product should provide value to the customer, but trying to get a handle […]

So You Got the Product Manager Position – Should you take it?

In this economy, you spend so much time trying to find and land a Product Management position. So what happens when you get an opportunity?  How should you decide if you are going to take a job or not?  There are a few factors that we consider when we look at a possible position. Respect: When […]

Innovate in 12 Dimensions

When it comes to innovation, I have been guilty of thinking only in one dimension. I have mostly focused only on new features and functionality changes in my products that differentiate it from the competition. I know I am not the only product manager with this limitation. However, not envisioning a new initiative as a […]

Are You Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

One of the challenges facing product managers is the difficulty balancing daily crisis and strategic work, which often results in the strategic taking a back seat. However, product managers have a unique opportunity to add value when a crisis is presented to them by ensuring that the problem is properly defined. All you need is […]

Product Manager Wanted: HR’s Mission Impossible?

Human Resource professionals know that a well-oiled product management organization improves the chances of success for new products while increasing the long-term profitability of existing products.  But let’s face it: HR is handed a tall order when asked to recruit for product management positions. For one thing, while account managers close deals and engineers design […]