Product Management in “Agile” Projects: How Product Managers Can Succeed

Greg Cohen is the author of the new book “Agile Excellence for Product Managers“. We did a quick interview with Greg to get answers to some important questions we had about product management within Agile teams.

If you’re responsible for product management in an Agile team – check out this interview, then go get Greg’s book. As a former President of SVPMA and a certified Scrum Master – Greg knows as much about this topic as anyone. Here’s the interview – drum roll, please!

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Product Management Blogs – Top-10

Here’s our definitive list of the top-10 blogs on Product Management. We’ve found that all of these blogs consistently produce posts that are useful to product management professionals.

P.S. In case you’re wondering, we arrived at this list using a proprietary, patent-pending, 100% scientific formula. Hence it is infallible and is THE definitive list. Okay? 😉

Without further ado, here is the definitive Top-10 List – drumroll please…
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Product Management Tools

Hi there – We’ve been on a short hiatus from blogging, as we were working hard to get our Spring 2009 release out on time. We did so on Monday – hooray! 🙂

This is a short post, but we wanted to share this interesting list with you…

It is based on a quick survey we ran to visitors to some pages of our site between Jan-12th and March-16th. We asked the visitors who were in Product Management or Product Marketing to give us a list of tools they use most often to perform their day-to-day tasks.

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A Call to Product Management Professionals Everywhere

Happy New Year everyone – 2009 is here!

One of our sales reps is close friends with a sales rep from a competitor – let us call them Jim and Bob (not real names!). They actually spent the Christmas holidays skiing together.

One of the stories they commiserated on was how they both felt that executives [Read more…]

Persona Grata – How to Use Personas to Manage Your Requirements Better

Do you and your product management team use “Personas” while defining and managing your requirements? If not, personas may be a valuable addition to your arsenal of tools to help you manage your requirements more effectively.

What is a “Persona”?

A Persona is an abstracted representation of a typical user of your product.
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