Product leadership workshops in Toronto and Kitchener workshops co-led with Saeed Khan. We’ll look at organizational structures, leadership roles, portfolio-level prioritization, mentoring, and other product leadership challenges. A very full day of learning, sharing, collaborative problem-solving.
This podcast on Creating a Thriving Product Organization covered a lot of ground: becoming a product leader; what to do in your first month on the job; conditions that enable product teams to be their best; and Impostor syndrome.
Restructuring product management teams is challenging: there’s no universal “best practice” or generic org chart, and people issues are the tough ones. We step through two examples of redefining what product folks do…
Synerzip webinar for product managers (and others) with tips for working with data scientists and DS/AI/machine learning projects.
How do we provide additional context? Understand possible failure modes? Define “done” operationally rather than academically?
Product managers working with data science teams on production applications have more challenges than with more deterministic (traditional) applications. These include providing more business/user context, not assuming that data will be predictive, and discussing accuracy requirements at the very start of a project.
Sometimes we’re asked for conflicting or less-than-sensible things, both from customers and internal groups. This webinar is about understanding teams and adopting agile processes/tools to our specific situations.
Wide-ranging conversation about product leadership, how product management has evolved, validation ahead of building, teleportation, scaling up product management teams, and working with non-product executives.
I talk with lots of senior individual contributors about the risks and challenges of moving “up the ladder” into product leadership roles. Here’s a survey I fielded to capture their top questions and concerns about getting promoted. What do product leaders do? How do product managers signal their interest in becoming one?