With 2017 in the rearview mirror, let’s take a moment to look back at the year’s top product management insights coupled with a cavalcade of pop culture highs and lows.
Are People Using Your Product?
Sounds like a simple question, but the answer can be really complex — like how scientists still debate what, exactly, keeps bicycles upright.
Fortunately, Josh Elman, a current Partner at Greylock Ventures and formerly of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, gives us a framework to understand the question — the product question, not the bike question — so we can answer logically in a way that pertains to our individual products.
A new Product Manager successfully launches his first product, and his friends John and Janet decide to send him flowers to celebrate the occasion. Smiling, they arrive at his cubicle, bouquet in hand.
“Thank you!” he says as he accepts their gift. He sees an note attached to the bouquet and grins. As he reads the note, however, a puzzled looks comes over his face.
Welcome to our continuing series of candid, one-on-one interviews with product management professionals!
In the spotlight today is Cyndy Bates Finnie, known in some circles as the Technology EMT.
What process has he found to be most successful for working with sales? And how does she apply her Scrum Master skills to her personal life? Read on…