Product Management Memory Lane with Alyssa Dver

Contributed by Saikrishna Chavali Kicking off the 2017 BPMA calendar is Alyssa Dver on using Neuroscience to build confidence. While talking to her we realized her deep roots in Product Management in the Greater Boston area all way into Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the late 80s. Product Management was still figuring out if it’s a…

Climbing the Product Management Career Ladder

Contributed by John Mansour Before your mind wanders too far, let’s set the record straight. In B2B product management, tactical, operational and strategic refer to layers in the customer organization – not your job responsibilities. Master each of these customer domains and the next rung on the product management career ladder awaits. When the product…

Backlog Refinement Takes You from Vision to Value

Contributed by Ellen Gottesdiener and Jeff Sutherland Deliver Value Sooner Backlog refinement prepares your backlog for development. Investing in doing this well helps you deliver sooner, can double your productivity, and builds strong collaboration—the backbone of high performance teams. We find that Product Owners and development teams need advanced skills and training in backlog refinement.…