With a title like this, how can you NOT want to read it? AOL's Jose del Corral reflects on the 5 things that kept him on the straight and narrow in his 1st year as a Product Manager.
"If you want it fast and cheap, you can’t have it good." So the theory goes. But in a world where nobody wants to spend money, reduce quality or delay the launch, scope is the PM's only weapon of choice says Cliff Gilley (aka the Clever PM).
Being agile means constantly challenging what you think about your product. Half of everything in your backlog will turn out to be wrong, says White October, it's a Product Manager's job to put it right.
It goes without saying that a Product Manager needs the respect of the engineering team. But it's not uncommon for engineers to view the PM as their enemy: someone who constantly asks them to do things they don't agree with. Alpha UX bring us 3 tips on how to keep the 'special relationship' on track.