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Need a Mentor? (or Mentee?) Look Here!

Contributed by Safiyyah Khan  The BPMA mentorship program is a hidden gem of a resource for product management professionals. We’re talking about having a successful, senior level mentor committing 6 months to guiding their mentee through developing their  careers.  We’d challenge you to find such an objective resource dedicated to product professionals anywhere. Mentees come to the…

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Do Metrics Under Deliver?

Contributed by Tom Huntington On the second Friday of each month Neil Baron assembles a handful of product executives to share best practices. Last month the ranks swelled to three-dozen executives as we discussed product metrics. How does the seemingly simple task of measuring progress get so distorted? The following themes emerged. Create responsible ground rules…

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Hell No, You Don’t Need an MBA

One question I get quite often from would-be product managers is “should I get an MBA?” This is usually followed by “should I get certified?” and “do I need an engineering degree?” I know there are many who will disagree, but I’m going to tell you that, no, you don’t need any of those, and…

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Welcome to ProductHub

As President of the Boston Product Management Association, I am happy to have this opportunity to welcome you to the our NEW member contributed blog, ProductHub. I’m very excited about this initiative and honored to be the first official contributor. After some thought, I decided this inaugural post would be best used to tell you…