Changing the trajectory of your career

By John Zilch – This blog post is based on an interview conducted with Brian Lawley, the CEO and Founder of the 280 Group. He is the author of six best-selling books, Product Management for Dummies, Optimal Product Process, The Phenomenal Product Manager, Expert Product Management and 42 Rules of Product Management and is the…

The competitive advantage of BPMA sponsored groups

An Agile Product Open meetup recap – By Lisa Sieverts – The BPMA sponsors many different groups that provide practical educational and workshop type events. These events empower our membership with the knowledge and skills necessary to improve their current work or further advance their careers in product management. Product management is one of those…

The Best Product Managers are Great Communicators

Interviewed by Oksana Reznichenko Dinneen Grably graduated from Bridgewater State University with B.S. in Business Marketing and started her career as a press attaché and assistant director in communication for the Massachusetts Secretary of State at State House in Boston. She has a unique combination of business expertise and coaching proficiency, allowing her to relate…

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…

Resume and Interview Workshop with Keith Cline

Contributed by Cait Porte In November, the Boston Women in Product (BWP) hosted an event with the support of Keith Cline. The event focused on resume writing and interview preparation specific to the Product Management function. Keith has spent the last 15 years helping grow Boston’s vibrant technology and startup communities. In 2002, Keith founded…

Breakfast and Mentoring: Thoughtful Roundtable

Contributed by Nina Mitchell, Volunteer for the BPMA Mentorship Program To kick off the new session of the BPMA Mentorship Program, we organized a breakfast and roundtable at the GoDaddy offices in Cambridge. Our gathering provided mentors and mentees the opportunity to meet in person. The 25 attendees also addressed key Product topics in a roundtable…