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Entries from July 2008

How do you manage a product as part of a portfolio?

Posted on July 30, 2008 · 1 Comment

Question: How do I manage my product as part of a portfolio? Answer from Michael Hopkin of Lead on Purpose.

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Will an IT person be a good product manager?

Posted on July 28, 2008 · 1 Comment

Question: How can you assess whether an IT person can move to product management? Answer from Ivan Chalif of The Productologist.

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What is better: many small customers or a few large ones?

Posted on July 24, 2008 · 9 Comments

Question: How can we decide between focusing on the needs of many small customers with only a few users each and the needs of a few large customers with many users each? Answer from Scott Sehlhorst of Tyner Blain.

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Should product managers have input on hiring decisions?

Posted on July 21, 2008 · Comments Off on Should product managers have input on hiring decisions?

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

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How much project management should a product manager do?

Posted on July 20, 2008 · 3 Comments

Question: How much should a product manager get involved with project management? Answer from Derek Morrison of All About Product Management.

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How can product management work in a services firm?

Posted on July 15, 2008 · 1 Comment

Question: How can you apply product management to services? Answer from Steve Johnson of Pragmatic Marketing.

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How can I persuade others who have more industry experience?

Posted on July 14, 2008 · 9 Comments

Question: How can I establish my authority when I am working in a new industry? Answer from Adam Bullied of Write That Down.

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What are the best product management MBA programs?

Posted on July 6, 2008 · 8 Comments

Question: What are the best MBA programs for learning product management? Answer from Jeff Lash of How To Be A Good Product Manager.

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Should I get product management certification?

Posted on July 5, 2008 · 13 Comments

Question: Is there any value in getting product management certification? Answer from Scott Sehlhorst of Tyner Blain.

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How soon does a product manager need a product plan?

Posted on July 2, 2008 · 1 Comment

Question: How quickly should a product manager develop a product roadmap? Answer from Rob Grady of RobGrady.com.

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