Reading Time: 3 minutes There are likely some serious issues coming from the top. It’s important that I understand and address those, otherwise it’s very possible any changes will be less impactful or temporary. Many startup founders or CEOs have never worked with strong engineering organizations, and it’s not uncommon to find leaders with fundamental misunderstandings about the role of technology, and the necessary contribution of engineers as a partner to product management and product design.
Reading Time: 3 minutes You are the product manager (PM) and you think, as I do, you are the CEO of the product. What do you do? As CEO of the product, what ONLY you, the PM, can do? Sam Lessin, Co-founder at Fin, says “The PM function is sort of a lubricant – to make sure the people