Solving the Distributed Team Working Challenge: A ProductCamp London Discussion

BY João Craveiro on May 7, 2019

Last month I was one of more than 200 product people who got together for this year’s ProductCamp London.  To make the most out of my first time, I proposed and ran three sessions. They all provided a safe space to share insights among peers, but I’ll focus on just one of them – a Read more »

How to Foster Healthy Communication When Your Team is Distributed

BY Cassidy Fein on March 12, 2019

Building and sustaining a healthy team culture and communication is a large part of being a successful product manager. Since product managers don’t directly manage other team members (except for other product managers), and your unit of delivery is your team, influence and inspiration are vital for ensuring your team is happy, healthy, and productive. Read more »

Product Management Fears and how to Face Them

BY Phil Osmond on February 21, 2019

In general we product people are a courageous bunch, but beyond our confident exteriors can reside a few honest (and I would argue, healthy) fears with which we wrestle, whether we admit to it or not! I have a secret, not one I talk about often, if at all. Yet it preoccupies me as I Read more »

Gods, Superheroes, and Product Managers by Randy Silver

BY Randy Silver on June 29, 2018

John Carpenter’s “Big Trouble in Little China” is a 1980s masterpiece, and easily one of the silliest action movies you’ll ever see. It’s remarkable for a very simple reason: Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) may be the film’s lead character – he’s front and centre on the poster — but he’s not actually the hero of Read more »