As product folks, we should be responsible for reasonably anticipating misuses of our products, as well as harm that flows from fundamental product/economic goals. It’s not clear how we step up to this, though.
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.
Most companies that need a Head of Product Management don’t know how to find one. They write kitchen sink job descriptions; look for subject expertise instead of product expertise; fail to organize their interview process; and eventually give up on hiring the right product leader. (Or repeatedly hire wrong folks who don’t stay.) This talk will disassemble the problem, then offer recommendations for getting it right.
Industrial hardware and enterprise software are both great business, but have very economics, scorekeeping, and development models. To run a strong software business, we may need to retool some operating processes as well as executive assumptions.
Rich Mironov joins Business of Software Conference in Boston on Oct 1-3 for “What To Do About Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions.” Other speakers include Jared Spool, Tania Katan, Peldi Guilizzoni, Claire Suellentrop, David Cancel and Bruce McCarthy.
For Product Tank Auckland, we’ll replace traditional front-of-room presentations theory with live exercises and group experiences borrowed from Rich private product management workshops. Some fun and (we hope) fresh insights.