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Should I just focus on my product or the supporting services too?

Posted on September 7, 2011 · 4 Comments

Question: Should the Product Manager care about just their product, or the enablement service that supports it too? Answer from Derek Britton, Independent Product Management consultant.

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If product managers are CEOs of their products, why aren’t more of them CEOs?

Posted on January 4, 2010 · 6 Comments

Question: If the whole idea of good product management is about effectively being the CEO of a product, then why do so few CEOs seem to come from product management? Answer from Derek Britton of Microfocus.

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How can I get international product management experience?

Posted on November 9, 2008 · 2 Comments

Question: How can a US-based product manager get a job working internationally? Answer from Derek Britton of Micro Focus.

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How many products should a product manager manage?

Posted on August 20, 2008 · 2 Comments

Question: How do you work out the ratios of Product Manager : products? Answer from Derek Britton of Micro Focus.

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Should product managers have input on hiring decisions?

Posted on July 21, 2008 · No Comments

Question: How much influence should a product manager have on hiring? Answer from Derek Britton of Micro Focus.

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How can you quickly evaluate international product expansion?

Posted on May 16, 2008 · 3 Comments

Question: What factors should I consider for a quick (2-3 days worth) evaluation for global product expansion? Answer from Derek Britton of Micro Focus.

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