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Product Management vs. Project Management (Updated)

What is product management? What is project management? For the past few years, the business world has suffered from “growing pains” and the corporate community is certainly enduring its share of…

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How Product Managers Get Promoted (5 Steps To Success)

A number of years ago, I visited a college campus during freshman orientation. I recall the speaker telling the incoming students about the great opportunities in front of them. One of the things that…

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4 Questions Every Product Manager Should Be Asking Themselves in 2018

Whether you practice agile or waterfall product development, or whether you have tangible or intangible products, it’s always critical to managing your products as a business from ideation to exit. As…

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What Is Product Management? (A Definition and More…)

When I wrote the book, Managing Product Management, I entitled the first chapter “Reinventing the Wheel for the Last Time.” Because I’ve been a participant, observer, researcher, and thinker about…

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Sunrise – Sunset: The Art Of Product Discontinuation

This post is not about the famous song from Fiddler on the Roof where the lyrics “Sunrise, sunset…seedlings turn overnight into sunflowers… one season following another…”   If you’re a parent…

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Mastering Product Management Processes

During Sequent Learning’s product management training workshops, product managers often refer to “the product management process” as a unified approach to their work.  If you find yourself in this…

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