Product Management touches many topics, processes and teams within a business. It’s often one of the most misunderstood yet pivotal roles when building and growing a successful business.
I wanted to get some insights from Vinay on what his view and experience of product management is, having gained some perspective as a Product Manager in multiple businesses and scenarios.
In this chat, we talk about:
- How to define Product Management and how the role fits into a SaaS business
- What companies should look for in their first product hire
- The challenges (and benefits) that the SaaS model imposes on product development
- Useful tools and processes for product managers
- The most important metric for Product Management
- How to maintain sharp focus in the face of multiple feature requests
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Recommended resources from this episode
- Good Product Manager, Bad Product Manager (Andreessen Horowitz)
- The Basecamp books (Basecamp)
- The Goal (Eliyahu M. Goldratt)
- Trello (for managing projects)
- Slack (for communication)