Guiding Light

The Simple Guide to Product Management

Contributed by Cynthia Andre In 2016, Glassdoor identified Product Management as the #8 best job to have in America, with a job score of 4.5 out of 5. Other jobs on the list included Data Scientist, Tax Manager and HR Manager. Unlike many of those jobs, product management is known for its nebulous career pathing…

Confidence

Understand Your Power To Claim Your Value (Part 3 of 3)

Contributed by Sarah McCrary This is the third post in the “Understand Your Power To Claim Your Value” series. Previous posts identified the seven sources of power and highlighted that enduring and authentic power emanates from referent, expert, and connection power sources. Be Decisive Under Pressure There are techniques to build your decision making agility…

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Value: The Lynchpin in Agile Product Management

Contributed by Ellen Gottesdiener You’d think the topic of value would be straightforward when it comes to agile product management and ownership. After all, early and continuous delivery of value is the first principle in the Agile Manifesto. And yet, value is not easily defined, qualified, quantified, or agreed upon. With many smart, experienced folks…