Paul Adams is VP of Product at Intercom.
In summary: One of the biggest challenges for Product Managers is how to make the most efficient use of their time. Feel empowered to decline meetings that you don’t think you should be at, or don’t know what they are for. Don’t ever just show up to a meeting without knowing what it is going to be about.
Joanna Beltowska is a Product Manager at Pivotal Labs.
In summary: To nail the job interview, you need to position yourself for the job the way a Product Manager would position her product to her customers. This means you should demonstrate how you match the company’s flavor of Product Manager, tell them what you’ve accomplished (not what you’ve been responsible for) and be deliberate about what you say and how you say it.
Ayasin from June says the engineering methodology you adopt doesn't solve the real problem behind bad software products.
In summary: The reality of Agile is that you still have decisions being made by business people with no real understanding of technology. Those decisions are then forced on to developers. The end result is the same as Waterfall, only the names have changed.
McKinsey & Co (blue chip consultancy) don't seem like an obvious source of Product Management content but they're smart enough to know that digital product is where the economy is headed and publish some great summaries of where we're headed.
In Summary: DevOps is the next wave of Agile innovation. It means extending fast-paced release cycles to core IT, not just engineering.
A two-speed IT architecture allows large-scale companies to accelerate the release of innovative products and applications that could make a substantial difference to customers while maintaining legacy IT systems that are less innovative but still necessary for the stability of the business.